UK economy

“Plan A” dons a false moustache

Theresa May’s deal is back on the table. Will it be more appetising the second time? Emily Hohler reports.

Measuring the markets' malaise

Investors have plenty to worry about, but the end of the world is not nigh, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Just position your portfolio accordingly.

Markets are starting to think that “no deal” Brexit is off the table – are they right?

Markets have perked up about Brexit. The evidence suggests they think we’re heading for a soft Brexit – or no Brexit at all. John Stepek looks at what’s going on.

Ignore all the Brexit hysteria and buy UK stocks

Brexit is looking increasingly like an over-hyped non-event. Even a no-deal Brexit would be no big deal. But it has made UK stocks very cheap. Here’s what to buy now.

Is “car-mageddon” around the bend?

Britain’s car industry is being rocked by Brexit, held back by a global slowdown in sales, and is struggling to keep up with technological changes. Can it change gear? Simon Wilson reports.

SNP hobbled by internal war

Nicola Sturgeon, leader of the Scottish National Party, faces the most severe test of her leadership with her party split from top to bottom.

The same old Brexit story

Over two years later, nothing has really changed on the Brexit front, says Merryn Somerset Webb. And UK stocks are still cheap.

What May’s massive Brexit rejection means for your money

What happens after Parliament’s resounding rejection of Theresa May’s Brexit deal is anyone’s guess. Here, John Stepek outlines some scenarios, and explains what it all means for your money.

Betting on politics: will we run out of milk?

Aside from the more serious bets, bookies are now offering odds on which household items will be out of stock after Brexit. Matthew Partridge reports.

May defeated by Brexit rebels

MPs opposed to no-deal have tied the PM’s hands. Matthew Partridge reports.

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