Lending to British consumers grew in April at the weakest annual rate in nearly five years, a sign households have tightened belts ahead of Brexit, Bank of England data showed on Friday.
Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain’s next prime minister, must attend court over allegations that he knowingly lied during the Brexit referendum campaign, a judge announced Wednesday.
The European Union said that Prime Minister Theresa May’s resignation does nothing to change its position on the Brexit withdrawal deal that its members agreed with Britain.
British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected on Friday to announce the date of her departure, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a more decisive Brexit divorce deal.
British Prime Minister Theresa May stared at the prospect on Thursday of her political career coming to an inglorious end after her final attempt to save her unpopular Brexit deal was met with condemnation in parliament and the resignation of a senior government figure.