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With Brexit Delayed, British Businesses Say: Enough Already

When will it be over? That was the collective response from many British businesses on Thursday after the European Union extended the deadline for the country’s departure from the bloc until Oct. 31, warding off a chaotic crash on Friday. The extension, giving the government an additional six months to come to an agreement over the terms of its divorce… ...

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British banks should stop fretting about Brexit

<img class="size-full wp-image-504452" src="" alt="Lofoten Islands © Alamy" width="634" height="423" srcset=" 634w,×100.jpg 150w,×200.jpg 300w,… Banking Industry News

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For Many British Businesses, Brexit Has Already Happened

LONDON — In the political realm, no one knows how Brexit’s long-running theater of the absurd will end. But for much of the business world, Britain’s departure from the European Union has effectively happened. Nearly three years of uncertainty since the June 2016 referendum has forced companies to plan for the worst — the prospect that Britain could crash out ...

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One of Brexit’s Rare Winners: Big British Law Firms

In any divorce, lawyers are the only surefire winners, and as Britain muddles through one of the biggest, messiest and most complicated breakups in economic history, the country’s top law firms are booming. Brexit, as Britain’s separation from the European Union is known, is just one of many reasons that the highest-grossing firms are enjoying their best results in a ...

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British Airways flight bound for Germany lands in Scotland by mistake

The flight on Monday seemed to go perfectly well, until passengers realized that their plane had landed in both the wrong city and the wrong country. The British Airways flight from London City Airport was supposed to head to Duesseldorf, Germany, but ended up in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. The airline said Monday the problem started when an incorrect ...

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Brexit fears boost British tourism

Uncertainty about Brexit is the biggest single problem facing UK businesses right now. However, for some sectors that uncertainty is proving to be a real benefit. The British tourism industry has seen a surge in business so far this year. Ashbourne Heights Holiday Park in Derbyshire’s Peak District has seen its bookings rise by over 60%. Video journalist: Jeremy Howell ...

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Far East Orchard buys three more British student dorms

Sun, Mar 17, 2019 – 5:25 PM MAINBOARD-LISTED property player Far East Orchard has added three freehold properties to its British student housing portfolio, in a deal announced just after midnight on Saturday. It paid £55 million (S$ 98.7 million) in cash for two purpose-built student housing assets in Bristol, and one in Liverpool. This is shy of a combined market ...

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