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Category Archives: Government of the United Kingdom

Cable Crumbles After Government Denies Telegraph Report On Brexit Divorce Bill Agreement

Update: That did not last long. Shortly after The Telegraph report hit the wires, AP reports that Brexit talks between the UK and European Union are continuing as officials played down suggestions that a deal has been reached on the so-called divorce bill.  Reports suggested an agreement in principle has been reached which would see […]

UK Will Compromise On Divorce Bill To Accelerate Brexit Negotiations

At last, it seems like the deadlock in Brexit negotiations is over and, not surprisingly, it was the UK which blinked first. According to Bloomberg, the U.K. signalled it is preparing to compromise in its stand-off with the European Union over the Brexit bill, with new talks scheduled next week in an effort to break […]

Goodbye Royal Marines

Authored by Matthew Jamison via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Over the course of the summer there was great fanfare and much to do from the British Secretary of State, Sir Michael Fallon MP, regarding the 'completion' of two new British aircraft carriers called HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales. Fallon, a thoroughly odious […]

Cable Plummets On Report Brexit Talks Headed For “Catastrophic Breakdown” If No EU Compromise

Having traded near sessions highs most of the morning session, sterling suddenly tumbled (even if Gilts refused to move) following a Bloomberg report that the UK is said to see Brexit breakdown if the EU refuses to compromise. In immediate kneejerk reaction, GBPUSD plunged 50 pips, to session lows on fears that Theresa May’s visit […]

Key Events And FX Week Ahead: Central Banks Send Markets Into A Coma, Someone Say Something New Please!

European politics returns with a bang this week, when not only will attention be focused on Austria to see if the right wing Freedom Party joins the People's Party in a historic governing coalition, in an embarrassing blow to Europe's establishment, but also whether Catalan President Puidgemont will (again) fomally – and this time clearly […]

Nigel Farage: “This Is The Clearest Proof Yet That The Great Brexit Betrayal Is Under Way”

Authored by Nigel Farage, originally published in the Telegraph Theresa May is now the EU's Stepford Wife: subservient and submissive to their every whim So there we have it. Theresa May does not believe in Brexit. In an interview with Iain Dale on LBC, she completely collapsed, proving incapable of answering the question of how would […]

“No News Is Bad News”: May Calls For 2 Year Exit “Implemention”, No Mention Of Early Departure

Theresa May’s speech has concluded, and while she did not confirm prior rumors that she may call for early EU departure prior to 2019, cable is lower on what has been called a “no news is bad news” speech, because as Danske Bank said, May’s remarks in which she confirmed that the UK will be […]

Conservatives Prepare “Secret Plot” To Oust UK’s May If She Backs Off “Hard Brexit”

The walls are closing in on UK’s embattled prime minister Theresa May, who after the disastrous outcome in the general election, and following a torrid week in which she faced fierce criticism for her handling of the Grenfell Tower catastrophe, in which 58 people are now presumed dead, is reportedly facing what the Telegraph calls […]

“We Are Ready, Together” – EU Leaders Proclaim First Brexit Victory, Agree “Firm” Negotiating Stance

European Union leaders have unanimously agreed the negotiating guidelines for Brexit talks with UK will be "firm and fair," and will begin on June 8th after the UK general election. As The BBC reports, EU officials said leaders burst into applause as the negotiating stance was waved through, with the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, […]

Trump Blocked From Addressing UK Parliament For “Racism And Sexism”

In a striking announcement by John Bercow, the speaker of the British House of Commons, Donald Trump is to be barred from giving a historic address in Westminster Hall, the British Parliament’s grandest and most prestigious hall. Bercow announced he would not give the US President permission to speak in the 11th Century Westminster Hall […]