Brexit: News

27 Feb 2023

Rishi Sunak

UK: Sunak to 'give everything' to reach new Brexit deal

United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Sunday vowed to "give everything" he has to fix the remaining Brexit problems and also reach a new agreement to resolve the troublesome Northern Ireland Protocol with the European Union (EU).

07 Sep 2022

United Kingdom

Liz Truss's cabinet first without white man in top jobs

The new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK) Liz Truss has chosen a unique Cabinet for the first time in the country's history.

06 May 2022


UK's new visa needs no job offer: Everything to know

Following Brexit, the United Kingdom has been facing a shrinking talent pool and thus devised a new visa program to attract talented graduates from the world's top universities.

24 Dec 2020

David Cameron

UK-EU agree on Brexit deal week before transition period ends

With just a week to go before the Brexit transition period ends, the United Kingdom and the European Union have agreed on a historic trade deal.

16 Dec 2020

United Kingdom

'Narrow path' for agreement on Brexit deal exists: EU chief

After weeks of intensive talks on a post-Brexit deal, a "narrow path" for an agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union is now in view, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday.

Brexit deal: Sunday deadline set as 'very large gaps' remain

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen have set a Sunday deadline for the Brexit trade deal.

19 Feb 2020


All you need to know about UK's new visa system

The United Kingdom has launched a new points-based visa system, impacting migrant workers and students.

17 Oct 2019


Britain-EU reach Brexit deal, declares PM Boris Johnson

On Thursday, United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that a Brexit deal has been negotiated between the UK and the European Union.

05 Sep 2019

UEFA Champions League

FA thinks Brexit would help English footballers: Here's how

England football's governing body, Football Association (FA), feels that the Brexit could help the English footballers in the long run.

23 Aug 2019

G7 Summit

UK PM put his foot up during meeting with French-President?

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson made himself a bit too comfortable while talking to French President Emmanuel Macron at the latter's palatial residence.

23 Jul 2019

Theresa May

Boris Johnson beats Jeremy Hunt; to become next UK PM

In a resounding victory, Britain's governing Conservative Party announced Boris Johnson as the new elected leader of the party on Tuesday.

24 May 2019

Theresa May

British PM Theresa May announces her resignation, gives emotional address

In a quite expected turn of events, UK Prime Minister Theresa May said she would resign soon. May, who leads the Conservative Party in the British Parliament, has been facing backlash from her own party MPs over her Brexit plan.

11 Apr 2019

Emmanuel Macron

Trick or treat? Brexit delayed until Halloween, October 31

European Union leaders and Britain today agreed to a Brexit extension that will allow the UK to delay its EU departure date until Halloween.

28 Mar 2019

Theresa May

UK PM May offers to resign to save Brexit divorce-bill

Theresa May yesterday bowed to mounting pressure from within her own Conservative Party and offered to resign as UK Prime Minister if her MPs agreed to back her twice-defeated Brexit divorce bill to get it over the line in a third parliamentary vote.

13 Mar 2019

Northern Ireland

Britain says to scrap tariffs of imports in no-deal Brexit

Britain will slash import tariffs in case of a no-deal Brexit and will not apply customs checks on the border with Ireland, the government said today.

13 Mar 2019

Theresa May

UK Parliament rejects Theresa May's Brexit deal for second time

British Parliament yesterday rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal for a second time, plunging the UK into a state of uncertainty just two weeks ahead of the country's divorce from the European Union.

11 Feb 2019


India-UK trade to be unaffected by Brexit: British trade commissioner

Trade relations between India and the UK isn't likely to be affected after Brexit, British trade commissioner to South Asia Crispin Simon has said.

30 Jan 2019

Emmanuel Macron

EU rejects Theresa May's attempt to reopen Brexit talks

European leaders moved quickly yesterday to reject an attempt by Britain's PM Theresa May to re-open talks on the Brexit deal, as British lawmakers voted to demand changes.

17 Jan 2019

Theresa May

After Brexit rejection, British Prime Minister May wins confidence vote

Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote yesterday and averted a general election, a day after her government suffered a historic parliamentary defeat over her Brexit divorce deal with the European Union.

16 Jan 2019

Theresa May

Brexit: Theresa May's deal rejected by lawmakers in historic fashion

On Tuesday, lawmakers in the UK voted against the Brexit deal painstakingly negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May and the European Union in astonishing fashion.

15 Jan 2019

Theresa May

UK lawmakers prepare to deliver verdict on EU divorce deal

British lawmakers are preparing to deliver their verdict on Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union today after more than two years of political upheaval.

27 Nov 2018


British PM May comes under fire over EU exit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced parliamentary fury yesterday as she set off on the tricky task of convincing mutinous lawmakers to back her divorce deal with the European Union (EU).

25 Nov 2018

Theresa May

Theresa May pens open letter to Britons lauding Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May has written a "letter to the nation" vowing to campaign with "heart and soul" for her Brexit deal once EU leaders sign off on it this weekend.

24 Nov 2018


May heads to Brussels as Spain threatens Brexit summit boycott

British Prime Minister Theresa May was headed back to Brussels today to defend the planned Brexit divorce deal even as Spain threatened to boycott an EU summit meant to endorse it.

16 Nov 2018

Theresa May

UK PM May faces no-confidence threat after top officials quit

Embattled British Prime Minister, Theresa May, yesterday faced a possible "coup" after Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, Indian-origin minister Shailesh Vara and two other ministers resigned from her divided Cabinet over UK's "half-baked" divorce deal with the EU.

15 Oct 2018


EU, Britain in surprise early talks ahead of crunch summit

EU Chief Negotiator for Brexit Michel Barnier and Britain's Brexit Minister Dominic Raab held talks yesterday in Brussels ahead of a crunch summit this week.

02 Oct 2018

Theresa May

UK unveils tougher new post-Brexit immigration plans. India to benefit?

British Prime Minister Theresa May today unveiled a major post-Brexit overhaul of the UK's immigration system, which she said is aimed at a level playing field for nationals from all countries by ending "freedom of movement once and for all" for European Union (EU) citizens.

17 Sep 2018

Theresa May

British PM Theresa May calls leadership speculation 'irritating'

British Prime Minister Theresa May said yesterday she was "irritated" by speculation about a leadership contest as she slammed former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, seen as her most likely challenger.

16 Sep 2018

Theresa May

Theresa May admits getting 'irritated' by debate over her leadership

British Prime Minister Theresa May concedes that she gets "irritated" by the debate over her leadership during the difficult Brexit negotiations.

10 Sep 2018

Theresa May

UK: Boris Johnson slammed over sexual liaisons, latest Brexit jibe

Britain's former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson yesterday came under fire from different sides of his Conservative Party in the wake of a controversial dossier on his personal life and his attack on British PM Theresa May by comparing her Brexit plans with a "suicide vest".

02 Sep 2018

Theresa May

London: Indian-origin anti-Brexit campaigner releases memoir of her struggle

An Indian-origin campaigner who mounted a successful legal challenge to prevent British PM Theresa May triggering Brexit without Parliament's approval has released a new memoir to trace her journey of struggle.

21 Jul 2018

United Kingdom

Queen Elizabeth II's private income increases by Rs. 10 crore

Queen Elizabeth II receives money from the Duchy of Lancaster every year, and new data shows her private income increased by £1mn (approximately Rs. 10 crore).

15 Jul 2018

Donald Trump

Trump asked me to sue EU over Brexit: Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May today revealed that US President Donald Trump suggested her to "sue" the European Union instead of negotiating with the economic bloc on Brexit.

13 Jul 2018

Donald Trump

Brexit plan would "probably kill" free-trade deal with US: Trump

United States President Donald Trump, in an interview for The Sun's Friday edition, said British PM Theresa May's plan for Brexit would "probably kill" the prospects for a free-trade deal with the US.

09 Jul 2018

Theresa May

Britain's Brexit Minister steps down; major blow to PM May

Britain's Brexit Minister David Davis and one of his deputies have resigned in a major blow to British PM Theresa May as she tries to unite her party to retain strong economic ties with the European Union.

11 Apr 2018


Budding entrepreneurs, these 5 countries are best for the start-ups

Building a company is always difficult, but in some countries, it is less challenging. Programmes in these countries give entrepreneurs the push they need to kick-start their dream projects.

16 Dec 2017


Brexit: EU-states agree to move talks to second phase

After arriving at a breakthrough Brexit deal recently, EU leaders who met in Brussels have agreed to move the talks on to the second phase.

14 Dec 2017

Theresa May

Brexit: May government loses key vote after Tory rebellion

The Brexit took an unexpected turn after Britain's Theresa May government faced a surprise defeat in a Parliamentary vote on the EU Withdrawal Bill.

08 Dec 2017

Theresa May

Brexit: UK and EU reach "breakthrough" divorce deal

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has announced that "sufficient progress" has been made in Brexit talks, which would pave the way for negotiations on the future of the EU-UK relationship.

05 Dec 2017


EU, UK fail to strike Brexit deal over Irish-border dispute

The UK and the European Union (EU) have failed to strike a Brexit deal after prolonged negotiations.

14 Nov 2017


UK Parliament to vote on final Brexit deal

UK has announced that its Parliament will be given a take-it or leave-it vote on the final Brexit deal.

EU says that Brexit is "getting dramatic"

Brexit negotiations are significant as they concern the future of both the UK and EU.

23 Sep 2017

Theresa May

British PM May proposes two-year transition period post 2019 Brexit

PM Theresa May has proposed a transition period of "about" two years following Brexit in 2019, during which the UK would continue having unfettered access to the EU single market.

22 Sep 2017

Theresa May

May to give landmark speech to break Brexit negotiations deadlock

British PM Theresa May is expected to tell EU leaders that there's a shared responsibility to ensure Brexit takes place "smoothly."

Brexit: UK officials in Brussels for next round of negotiations

In a new development on the Brexit front, UK officials have headed to Brussels to prepare for resuming negotiations with the European Union.

08 Aug 2017

Theresa May

UK 'a bit absent' from Brexit negotiations: Sir Simon Fraser

Expressing his disapproval for UK's conduct at the Brexit negotiations, Sir Simon Fraser, an ex-top official at the foreign office stated that the UK hasn't been able to get a good start at the Brexit negotiations.

01 Aug 2017

Theresa May

Brexit: EU citizens may lose free movement rights by 2019

As Britain is gearing up to make an (un)graceful exit from the European Union (EU), British government has confirmed that EU citizens' right to free movement in UK, one of the sticking points in the ongoing Brexit negotiations will terminate in March 2019.

23 Jun 2017

Theresa May

Brexit negotiations: May reassures EU citizens with 'UK settled status'

Allaying EU citizens concerns on Brexit, British PM Theresa May assured that EU citizens who have been residing in the UK for five years will be given a 'UK settled status'. "No one will face a cliff edge", she promised.

05 May 2017

Theresa May

EU-UK spat: EU Parliament chief hits back at May's broadside

Antonio Tajani, Head of the European Parliament rejected British PM Theresa May's claim that the EU was interfering with the June elections in UK.

04 May 2017


Facebook for terrorists is in the making, says Europol

Facebook needs to move aside for a major social media revolution that is about to happen, a platform that would bring all the radical extremists together to plot mass genocide and also to complement each other on their dead-body count.

02 May 2017


Wimbledon set to increase prize money, all thanks to Brexit

Wimbledon is set to significantly increase the prize money for this year's championships taking into account the falling value of pound since last summer's Brexit vote.

22 Apr 2017

Range Rover

Your dream British supercar just got cheaper, thanks to Brexit

Fancy a Rolls-Royce Ghost? Well there's good news. The ultra-luxury car's price has dropped from Rs. 5.25 crore to Rs. 4.75 crore, all thanks to the Brexit.

19 Apr 2017

Theresa May

UK: May says snap polls will strengthen Brexit hand

UK Prime Minister Theresa May stated that the snap General Election would help strengthen the need for Brexit. The elections were first scheduled to be held on 8 June.

13 Apr 2017


Brexit effect : Indian doctors to be more in demand

With Brexit looming large in Britain's future, Indian doctors are likely to be more in demand in UK's health sector.

29 Mar 2017

European Council

Gloomy Brexit Report: MPs stage walkout

Pro-Brexit MPs "politely walked out" of a meeting of the Brexit Select Committee after a report presented was deemed "too gloomy".

21 Mar 2017

Theresa May

Scottish Independence: Scotland could be independent, says Lord King

Lord Mervyn King, ex-Governor of the Bank of England, said Scotland "could be an independent country" but would "risk" taking a hit to its public finances if oil revenues fall.

31 Dec 2016

Donald Trump

Asian stocks and dollar script upbeat days, Euro surges

With 2016 coming to an end, Asian stocks and the dollar showed upbeat data, while experts estimate that oil is set to see its biggest gain after seven years.

31 Aug 2016


Brexit heat hits India's corporate giants

After Britain's exit from the EU, there was much talk about the impact of the referendum on Indian companies.