Nigel Farage has launched his new Brexit Party
Ex-UKIP leader Nigel Farage has launched his new Brexit Party, saying he wants a “democratic revolution” in UK politics. The launch comes after Prime Minister Theresa May agreed a Brexit delay to 31 October with the EU, with the option of leaving earlier if her withdrawal agreement is approved by Parliament. From BBC.
The EU had adopted the “necessary contingency measures” for Brexit
The EU has “nothing to gain” from the disruption a no-deal Brexit would bring to the UK, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has said. Mr Juncker said the EU had adopted the “necessary contingency measures” but said only those who seek to undermine the global legal order would benefit from such an exit. From ITV.
Brexit will not only impact large economies
Brexit will not only impact large economies, but even more so small countries with a relatively higher level of exports to the UK market. From WEF.
UK suspends visa enrolment for American citizens because of a technical issue
UK suspends visa enrolment for American citizens applying for work, study or settlement visa because of a ‘technical issue’, Home Office says. Americans have been turned away from application centres which take the necessary fingerprints and photographs because of the suspension in service. From The Guardian.