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Source: The Guradian

Grayling claim that no Brexit could boost far right is 'gutter politics'

13-Jan-2019

Chris Grayling’s claim that blocking Brexit could lead to a rise in far-right extremism is dangerous scaremongering and a desperate attempt to shore up the prime minister’s Brexit deal, campaigners and MPs have said.

In doing so, he simply plays into the hands of those extremists seeking to use Brexit as a platform to boost their profile.” Luciana Berger, a Labour MP and leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said: “Chris Grayling is now cowering behind the small threat of far-right extremism as an excuse for refusing to give the British people a democratic final say on Brexit.

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Source: BBC

1,000 Bridgend Ford job cuts outlined

Monday 08:03 GMT

Ford wants to cut 370 workers at an engine plant in south Wales in the first phase of almost 1,000 job losses, BBC Wales understands.

The announcement from Ford came on the same day as Jaguar Land Rover said it was axing 4,500 jobs and Honda said it was halting production for six days after Brexit.

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Source: The Guradian

Brexit brings surprise boost for Bulgarian resorts

Monday 15:25 GMT

David Hollingworth of mortgage brokers London & Country said the uncertainty had contributed to the slow market and that it was unlikely to change now that the new year was here, as people adopt a “wait and see” approach.

As the wrangling over how Britain should leave the EU reaches fever pitch, one country is already experiencing a Brexit dividend: Bulgaria. Resorts in the south-eastern European country have seen a surge in bookings from British holidaymakers as families seek out alternative summer destinations.

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Source: Common Domain

Oil prices get a boost from latest sign of improving U.S.-China trade picture

Wednesday 11:46 GMT

Oil futures prices moved higher Tuesday, taking back some of the losses suffered over back-to-back sessions as global trade relationships and other energy demand signals, especially around China and the U.S., remain a factor for markets.

Read: Oil prices are on the verge of busting above a bullish line in the sand—exiting bear market. Read: Here’s how closely the stock market and oil prices are tracking each other. More supply data lies ahead.


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