British prime minister Theresa May at an EU summit focused on Brexit. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP

Britain’s pound gained as much as 0.7 per cent to 86.14 pence on Friday and while EU leaders gave Theresa May a two-week reprieve to decide how to lea(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May in Parliament after the vote on her Brexit deal. Photograph: Reuters

World equity markets on Wednesday held their nerve after the heavy parliamentary defeat of British prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal as investo(...)