Hundreds of jobs are expected to go at Nissan, trade deals worth billions could be axed, and experts are warning the North East will be the worst hit region. And, a No Deal Brexit is becoming a greater reality as the UK prepares to leave the European Union on March 29. When the UK leaves, forecasters are warning the North East's economy could shrink by 6.5% over the next 15 years - and up to 11% in the event of 'no-deal' exit. If there's no deal, 70 international trade deals will be gone , which includes Turkey where the North East exports food worth £480 million to each year, and Norway, which £180m of goods are exported to each year. Nissan announced it would be moving production of its X-Trail model to Japan, saying it was a business decision but also that the UK's unknown relationship with the EU was proving a hindrance. The UK and EU did reach a Brexit deal, but it was voted down in the House of Commons. Downing Street announced ministers were "ramping up" plans … [Read more...] about 21 ways you’ll be affected if UK leaves EU with no deal
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European Commission 15 November 2018 8:39 AM 15 November 2018 8:39 AM Share Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Email Whatsapp PREAMBLE AND CONSIDERING that on 29 March 2017 the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (“United Kingdom”), following the outcome of a referendum held in the United Kingdom and its sovereign decision to leave the European Union, notified its intention to withdraw from the European Union (“Union”) and the European Atomic Energy Community (“Euratom”) in accordance with Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union (“TEU”), which applies to Euratom by virtue of Article 106a of the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community (“Euratom Treaty”), WISHING to set out the arrangements for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the Union and Euratom, taking account of the framework for their future relationship, NOTING the guidelines of 29 April and 15 December … [Read more...] about UK and EU Draft Agreement
The UK would be welcomed into the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) with “open arms” after Brexit, Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe has said. The trade deal, which has 11 signatories across the Pacific rim, has not been without controversy, however. President Donald Trump pulled the US out of the agreement just three days after his inauguration, saying it undermined the American economy. So what is TPP and would it be worth the UK joining? What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? Firstly - it is not the same as TTIP - the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, a proposed trade deal between the EU and the US, which has been in negotiations since 2013. TPP focuses on a different collection... Register for free to read this article, or log in to your Telegraph account Register Log in … [Read more...] about TPP: What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership and what could it mean if the UK joins?
Macedonians out on streets to back name change that could pave way to joining EU BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Thousands of people have marched in Macedonia’s capital to promote support for changing the country’s name in an upcoming referendum that also could clear the way for Nato membership. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/world-news/macedonians-out-on-streets-to-back-name-change-that-could-pave-way-to-joining-eu-37321863.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/world-news/article37321860.ece/8864e/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_bbe7694e-7906-4b43-a476-c0f1126edc73_1 Email Thousands of people have marched in Macedonia’s capital to promote support for changing the country’s name in an upcoming referendum that also could clear the way for Nato membership. The referendum scheduled for September 30 will seek voter approval of an agreement with Greece to rename the small Balkan nation North Macedonia. The deal is designed to end a bitter 27-year dispute over … [Read more...] about Macedonians out on streets to back name change that could pave way to joining EU