Aston Martin CEO says company, brand tied to U.K. regardless of Brexit
09 March 2019 | 3:00 pm
Andy Palmer, chief executive officer at Aston Martin, discusses the high-end luxury automobile industry, Brexit's impact on the brand, building growth in the company and share price, and electric vehicles under the Lagonda brand.
2 May 2021
A few months after the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union, the Netherlands is emerging as an early economic winner, as trading of stocks and goods move across the Channel to the continent.
2 May 2021
The EU has ratified the bitterly debated trade deal between the bloc and its former member, Britain. The bare bones deal was agreed last-minute in December last year.
14 May 2021
"The British government has left us out in the cold," says Terence Knott. He's the man behind EUBritizens, an action group of British people living in Europe whose lives have changed dramatically due to Brexit. They've lost their freedom of movement and their right to study, their professional qualifications no longer apply and some are even stuck at home unable to drive as their driving licenses are no longer valid. They're aiming long term to win back European citizenship, starting with a legal case to allow them the right to vote in Europe as they say they've been disenfranchised. Knott joined us for Perspective.
19 Jun 2021
Foster stepping down has the potential to trigger a snap election. The province's power-sharing executive is at risk of falling apart.
16 Jun 2021
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison announce a new post-Brexit free trade deal between their countries. It follows similar UK trade deals reached with Japan and the European Union following London's divorce with Brussels. On 1 February 2021, the UK formally applied to join the CPTPP, a trade agreement among Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam.
23 Jun 2021
It's been five years since the UK voted to leave the EU. The vote appalled those who saw it as economic self-sabotage. But those in favor of leaving were not swayed by economic arguments — and likely still aren't today.
24 Jun 2021
Britain marks five years since its decision to leave the European Union, with economic impacts just beginning and worries of a divided UK enduring.
12 Jul 2021
The UK says the EU figure of €47.5 billion was for its "own internal accounting" and does not reflect money owed back to Britain.
22 Jul 2021
The British government has urged the EU to rethink the part of the Brexit deal that governs trade between Great Britain and Northern Ireland. But the European Commission has refused such requests in the past.
25 Aug 2021
A lack of qualified drivers combined with tough visa regulations are slowing down the country's supply chains. Food retailers like McDonald's have been hit. The Christmas season could stretch things to the limit.
6 Oct 2021
The UK has given Brussels ten days to respond to its demands over customs checkpoints in the Irish Sea. The UK's Brexit minister has told the EU to rethink the terms of its trade accord.
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Two years after the massive port blast in Beirut that killed more than 200 people, the recent collapse of a landmark grain silo has revived traumatic memories and further dimmed hopes for accountability.
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Lebanon is now going through the worst economic crisis in its history. 80 per cent of the population lives below the poverty line. In one year, food prices have jumped 500 per cent due to galloping inflation.
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The small militant faction has often been overshadowed by Hamas, but Israeli officials describe it as one of the most dangerous Palestinian armed groups.
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Kenya is still waiting for official news of who its next president will be, this as speculation runs rife online about the outcome of Tuesday's vote. Also in this edition: in Guinea, the main opposition group FNDC has accused the transitional government of operating like a mafia, after the coalition was disbanded by the authorities. Finally, the vodun religion, sometimes referred as voodoo, is being celebrated at a festival in the town of Ouidah in Benin.
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The Verdi union has ordered the walkout at the Amazon distribution center in the central town of Bad Hersfeld in a row over wage increases. The US retail giant has refused a collective labor agreement for its workers.