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One of Toyota’s top executives has warned a no-deal Brexit would make it “extremely complicated” to build new models at its British plants in the late(...)

Media gathered outside the Honda  plant in Swindon, England. “What are we like 44 days away from Brexit and they haven’t got a clue!”  said a Honda worker. “They can’t even decide for themselves what Brexit means! This is idiocy of epic proportions.” Photograph: Bloomberg

Living in the UK since the Brexit referendum, one hears many a witty quip at the expense of the main politicians responsible for making it happen. Acr(...)

The price of everyday food items could rise by up to 45 per cent in the event of a no-deal Brexit, industry leaders warned. Photograph: iStock

A week feels like a year as we edge into the final stages of our pre-Brexit holding pattern. Last week, Britain’s decision to leave the European Union(...)

Media gather outside the Honda Motor plant in Swindon. It isn’t good news. Photograph: James Beck/Bloomberg

Image of the week: Swindon shutdown The news cameras headed to Swindon in southwest England this week as Honda Motor confirmed that it plans to close(...)

Declaring himself “devastated” at the “deeply disappointing” closure announcement, UK business secretary Greg Clark said Swindon’s fate highlighted the urgent need for agreement on Brexit. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

As Honda confirmed the closure of its Swindon car plant on Tuesday, there was one key word missing from the Japanese car giant’s statement: Brexit. (...)

A car transporter  is driven out of Honda’s Swindon manufacturing plant, which it says will close. Photograph: Adrian Dennis / AFP / Getty

Honda Motor’s decision to end carmaking in Britain casts a pall over the future of the UK auto industry after it recovered from near extinction just a(...)

Photograph: Kim Kyung-hoon/Reuters

Honda will shut down its plant in Swindon in 2021 in the wake of the uncertainty caused by Brexit, marking what would be its first ever closure of a v(...)

An aerial view of the Honda  plant at Swindon, England. Photograph:  David Goddard/Getty Images

Japanese carmaker Honda is set to announce the closure of its Swindon car plant putting 3,500 jobs at risk, according to unconfirmed reports. Sky New(...)

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn: The Jewish Labour Movement said Mr Corbyn’s attendance at the event “topped off the worst week on record of awful relations between the Labour Party and the Jewish community”. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Jeremy Corbyn’s commitment to tackling anti-Semitism was questioned by the Board of Deputies of British Jews as the Labour leader defended his decisio(...)

Aisling Brady (26), a physics and maths teacher from Trim, Co Meath, suffered a pulmonary embolism late last month.

The boyfriend of an Irish woman who suffered a near fatal blood clot while teaching in Dubai has thanked the public for supporting a campaign to bring(...)

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