Overseeing Brexit coverage @business in London. Previously in Washington and Paris. Likes cricket

Brexit Bulletin: Summer’s Over, and the Hard Work Begins

bloomberg.com — It's back-to-work time for those charged with leading the U.K. out of the European Union. As Prime Minister Theresa May gathers the Cabinet today at her country retreat, known as Chequers, Bloomberg's Thomas Seal recaps here all that happened over the summer.

Brexit Bulletin: Services Feel the Pain

bloomberg.com — Britain's services sector is feeling pain from the Brexit vote. A report issued today by the Confederation of British Industry found optimism among professional service companies such as law firms fell at the fastest pace in almost five years while consumer companies such as restaurants reported the sharpest decline in sentiment since February 2009.

The 13 questions: Dr Charlie Oughton - Lamp and Owl

lampandowl.co.uk — Charlie Oughton changed my opinion on so much that it's difficult to know where to start. Teaching media and culture-related subjects at both Regents and University of the Arts London, he combines the presenting styles of musical theatre and stand-up comedy with the informed discourse of a doctor of arts.

Spotlight on Alex Cox - Lamp and Owl

lampandowl.co.uk — Acclaimed British film maker Alex Cox has just released a new book entitled Alex Cox: Introduction to Film. This action packed book defies convention, just like its maverick author, who discusses at length the intricacies of genre, camera angles and production values. Learning the rudiments of film making at UCLA, Los Angeles, in 1977, Alex has ...

The 13 questions : Tod Davies (Writer) - Lamp and Owl

lampandowl.co.uk — Tod Davies might be not be a familiar name to many of you reading this piece, but she is better known than you may think. Have you seen Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas? She wrote the script with Alex Cox (and they had to fight for their work to be recognised).

Brexit Bulletin: Tech calls for open internet borders - The Economic Times

economictimes.indiatimes.com — By Simon Kennedy Sign up to receive the Brexit Bulletin in your inbox. Technology companies are warning that leaving the European Union could end up blocking digital traffic and stifling a fast-growing part of the British economy.

Brexit Bulletin: Tech Calls for Open Internet Borders

bloomberg.com — Technology companies are warning that leaving the European Union could end up blocking digital traffic and stifling a fast-growing part of the British economy. That's because when consumers across the bloc go shopping online, their credit-card details and other personal information often zip across borders to giant data centers in the U.K., according to Bloomberg's Michael Scaturro.

Brexit Bulletin: Germany Looks Ahead to ‘Unique’ Deal

bloomberg.com — The U.K.'s future relationship with the European Union will require a tailor-made solution, according to Germany, although Prime Minister Theresa May won't be able to cherry-pick the economic advantages. In an interview with Bloomberg, German Deputy Foreign Minister Michael Roth said what's clear is that Britain can't expect access to the bloc's common market unless it allows the free movement of workers that applies throughout the EU.

Pensions black hole widens, inflation accelerates, Bank of England predicts more unemployment

independent.co.uk — It's not just workers fretting about the yawning funding gaps in UK companies' pension plans. In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, investors are getting worried as well. Pension deficits have swelled since the 23 June referendum as the Bank of England's monetary stimulus forced down government bond yields.

Brexit Bulletin: Pension Pressure Starts Puts Investors on Edge

bloomberg.com — It's not just workers fretting about funding gaps in U.K. companies' pension plans. In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, investors are getting worried as well. Pension deficits have swelled since the June 23 referendum as the Bank of England's monetary stimulus forced down government bond yields.
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Aug 31, 2016

RT @rbrharrison: Statement post UK cabinet means still heading for some kind of EEA-/Canada+ arrangement but bucketloads of detail for devils to hide in...

Aug 31, 2016

RT @JMurray804: Article 51 looks pretty boring. Perhaps Britain could trigger that one first and see what happens... https://t.co/GBnRlMaEAY

Aug 31, 2016

RT @bracecricket: On This Day 1968 Sir Garfield Sobers hit his six sixes at Swansea from the bowling of Glamorgan's Malcolm Nash.

Aug 29, 2016

RT @willwainewright: Stars descend on Winchester to film new BBC adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's Decline and Fall: https://t.co/6iqlUMaXv3

Aug 26, 2016

@RichTKelly true. Also his State of Play has some similarities. Will keep an eye out in Radio Times. Will also dig out Crusaders.

Aug 26, 2016

@RichTKelly congratulations on The Knives. Great read. David Morrissey for the TV series?


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