ECB faces backlash over stimulus package – business live

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including reaction to Mario Draghi’s latest package to save the eurozone economy 8.11am BST Boom! The newest member of the ECB’s governing council has gone public with his concerns over Draghi’s stimulus package. Essentially it was the question about how effective will a new monetary easing be. “As things change — also this forward guidance and the policy may change —…

October 14, 2019

The Guardian view on Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour: time to come together | Editorial

The Labour leader has won an important victory against many high-profile opponents who wanted Labour to be the party of remain. He must now bring them back into the fold Jeremy Corbyn is cherished by many delegates in his party. He is not held in awe by them. The membership has twice backed Mr Corbyn overwhelmingly as leader despite their views being far more pro-Europe than his own. On the…

October 11, 2019

So long and thanks for the fish: EU trawlers set new course post-Brexit

Amid prolonged political wrangling, families fishing in UK waters for decades are forced to reassess The Beernaert family has been catching sole, turbot and monkfish in north-western Europe for at least three generations. But, because of Brexit, decades of seafaring could soon come to an abrupt end. Benoit Beernaert, the owner of the Mare Nostrum trawler, makes half his annual catch in UK waters. And nobody knows whether his boat…

September 13, 2019

Brexit: critical day for Boris Johnson as no-deal bill awaits royal assent – live news

PM to meet Irish counterpart to discuss backstop before returning to London for another attempt to force October election. Follow the latest news and developments 7.49am BST Paschal Donohoe, Ireland’s finance minister, has told the BBC’s Today programme that his government would support a further Brexit extension but said it needed the backing of all EU27 member states. Ahead of today’s meeting between Boris Johnson and the taoiseach, Leo Varadkar,…

September 11, 2019