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Bank of England governor Mark Carney is loathed by the Brexiteers because his facts don’t fit their narrative. Photograph: Reuters

It’s possible to feel sorry for central bankers. That’s a sentence I never thought I would write. Even if sympathy or empathy are not normal feelings (...)

Bank of England governor Mark Carney: Brexit ‘could go quite badly’. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Image of the week: Carney’s caution Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney, as certain MPs and indeed sections of the British press like to remi(...)

Bank of England governor Mark Carney. Britain faces its weakest economic growth in 10 years in 2019, the Bank of England said Thursday. Photograph:  Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

Britain faces its weakest economic growth in 10 years in 2019, the Bank of England said Thursday, blaming mounting Brexit uncertainty and the global s(...)

Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England in DAvos. Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said threats of jail for bankers are just a bluff and the real weapon to improve behaviour is hitting pay packets(...)

British prime minister Theresa May insists delivering the deal agreed with Brussels remains top priority but her government has decreed emergency no-deal plans must now be implemented. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

“Just because you’ve put a seatbelt on, it doesn’t mean you should crash the car.” That, according to the numerous leaks that have marked British cab(...)

Ukip and pro-Brexit supporters in London, Britain. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

All versions of Brexit will leave the UK poorer. So said UK chancellor Philip Hammond as he attempted to sell what Theresa May sees as the least painf(...)

Markets are increasingly optimistic the Brexit worst-case scenarios will be averted. Deutsche Bank estimates the odds of a soft Brexit deal to be   50 per cent to 65 per cent. Photograph: Getty Images

There was much anguished commentary after Bank of England governor Mark Carney warned sterling could fall up to 25 per cent in the event of a no-deal (...)

Bank of England governor Mark Carney: he was described by Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg as “a failed second-rate Canadian politician who is talking down the pound”. Photograph. EPA/Will Oliver

It’s been another bad week for experts. Mark Carney, Bank of England boss, was described by Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg as “a failed second-rate C(...)

Nigel Farage and Jacob Rees-Mogg. “Folks, we’ve heard it all before,” Mr Farage said after the Bank of England governor said a chaotic EU exit could plunge Britain into its worst economic slump since the second World War. File photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Hardline Brexiteers in the UK were raging this week after an analysis by the Bank of England concluded that a chaotic exit from the European Union in (...)

Bank of England governor Mark Carney: No-deal Brexit would be “a totally different situation than people have been living with and experiencing, certainly in advanced economies, for the last 30, 40 years.” Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

A no-deal Brexit could plunge Britain into its worst economic slump since the second World War, with economic growth falling 8 per cent and sterling l(...)

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