George Parker

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The Dover-Calais route could be running at only 12-25 per cent of its normal capacity for up to six months under a no-deal Brexit

Britain is drawing up plans to charter ships to bring in emergency food and medicines in the event of a “no-deal” Brexit next March, in a move greeted(...)

Ministers clashed at Theresa May’s cabinet Brexit committee meeting. Image: AFP/Getty Images

George Parker in London and Alex Barker in Strasbourg British ministers have clashed over the future of the Irish Border, following pro-Leave MPs’ c(...)

Theresa May is braced for a possible French raid on Britain’s £8tn asset management industry, amid fears the sector might be the most exposed part of the City after Brexit

Theresa May is braced for a possible French raid on Britain’s £8tn asset management industry, amid fears the sector might be the most exposed part of (...)

UK Prime minister Theresa May is expected to formally present the breakthrough offer next week as part of package deal if agreement can be reached on the other issues of citizen rights and the contentious question of the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic

Britain has bowed to EU demands and agreed to fully honour its financial commitments as identified by Brussels, removing one of the biggest obstacles (...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn meets staff and children at Marsham Street Community Nursery in Westminster, London. to highlight pledge of free care to all two to four year olds. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

The leader of Britain’s opposition has had a recent run of form on the campaign trail ahead of next week’s election, reducing what had looked to be an(...)

Prime minister David Cameron  urged older voters to “think about the hopes and dreams of your children and grandchildren”. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Britain’s prime minister David Cameron has predicted a “Remain dividend” with an investment surge into Britain if the country votes on Thursday to st(...)

US president Barack Obama arriving in Brisbane, Australia, on Saturday for the G20 summit. Photograph: Reuters/Kevin Lamarque

The G20 summit in Brisbane has ended with world leaders committing to open up their economies to generate extra growth of more than 2 per cent by (...)

A Netherlands tax ruling allegedly underestimated the business risk carried by Starbucks’ coffee roasting facility and, as a result, attributed too little profit to the Netherlands. Photograph: Paul J Richards/AFP/Getty Images

The Netherlands and Starbucks will be pulled into the political storm over tax deals as the European Commission confronts Amsterdam for allegedly subs(...)

Royal Bank of Scotland: chairman Sir Philip Hampton has said the bank would be ready for privatisation next year. Photograph: David Moir/Reuters

The idea of splitting Royal Bank of Scotland into a “good bank” – ripe for reprivatisation – and a state-run “bad bank” holding RBS’s toxic assets ha(...)