Brazilian aeronautical company Embraer plans to analyze the possibility of building a factory in China to manufacture jet aircraft for the commercial aviation segment, the company’s chief executive said.
Prime Minister Theresa May has phoned US President Donald Trump over a threat to jobs at Bombardier in Belfast from a trade dispute. In 2016, Canadian firm Bombardier won an order to supply up to 125 CSeries passenger jets to US airline Delta. The wings for the CSeries are made at Bombardier's Belfast plant.
Prime Minister Theresa May has said the United Kingdom will stand by Gibraltar for as long as Gibraltarians wish to remain British, reaffirming the double lock sovereignty commitment as the Rock celebrated a historic National Day.
Scotland's Brexit minister has called for a radical shift in how the UK government deals with the devolved nations. Michael Russell urged greater involvement from the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish administrations in the Brexit process claiming Scottish ministers have not been consulted on several key papers.
Ex prime minister Tony Blair has called on the UK government to introduce a new immigration policy which reasserts control. When he was prime minister, Mr. Blair's government - unlike most EU countries - did not apply transitional controls on migrants from eastern Europe, but in a Sunday Times article he said times were different.
By Yanis Varoufakis (*) - Insurgencies often end up betraying the ideals that motivated them. Brexit seems no different. In no time, it has shed its intellectually most powerful motive: the full restoration of sovereignty to the House of Commons.
The Argentine Senate has approved a bill establishing the Day of the Malvinas War Veteran and Fallen, which will be remembered every April 2nd in the Tierra del Fuego city of Puerto Argentino (Stanley, Falkland Islands), once sovereignty over the Islands is recovered. Until then the event will take place in the city of Ushuaia, capital of the Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica and South Atlantic Islands province.
Thousands of protesters in favor of the UK staying in the European Union have marched in Westminster. The People's March for Europe took a route through central London before a rally in Parliament Square. The march came ahead of MPs voting on Monday on a bill that will overturn the act that took the UK into the EU and end the supremacy of EU law in the UK.
Britain's response to Hurricane Irma has been “found wanting”, the heads of two parliamentary committees have said. Many of those affected in the UK's overseas territories in the Caribbean are still in “grave need”, Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat and Labour MP Stephen Twigg said.The UK has stepped up its relief effort, with three RAF aid flights sent to the area.
United Kingdom manufacturers have warned of a recruitment crunch if they are unable to keep hiring EU workers after Brexit. The manufacturers body, EEF, says the government must clarify the rights of EU workers as a matter of urgency underlining that a quarter of 243 firms it surveyed had already seen an increase in EU nationals leaving their business.