# Trade

Britain voted to leave the European Union in a referendum in June 2016. Photo: Justin Tallis/AFP
Britain voted to leave the European Unio […]

Britain ‘turbo-charges’ no deal Brexit plans

London – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government has hit the ground running and held a series of meetings designed to ramp up preparations to leave the European Union without a Brexit deal on October 31. Government departments and businesses made extensive preparations ahead of the original March 29 deadline for Brexit, but after two […]
Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond attends the G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' meeting in Chantilly, near Paris, on July 17, 2019. Photo: Pascal Rossignol / AFP
Britain's finance minister Philip Hammon […]

Britain’s bookish Hammond turns unlikely ‘no-deal’ resistance chief

Philip Hammond's decision to resign as Britain's finance minister should Boris Johnson become PM thrusts him into the frontlines of an internal revolt against the likely incoming leader