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Brexit is an idiotic mistake - calendar week 39 summary (plus cw 37/38 highlights) Watch

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    I’m back! While I scaled a few mountains it seems Britain has sunk to new depths over the dumpster fire that is Brexit. Enjoy calendar week 39’s headlines plus highlights from the two previous weeks - slightly delayed as there was a minor, err, issue with my account.

    Moody's slash UK credit rating amid fears Brexit could damage economy's growth

    UK economy to slow rapidly in 2018 as hard Brexit looms, OECD forecasts

    Brexit: 'Zero chance' leaving EU will make Britons better off, Nobel laureate economist Paul Krugman says

    Britain risks creating a $22.7-billion trade hole with its flawed “hard Brexit” plan

    Factory orders fall due to rising import costs and Brexit uncertainty

    Brexit: UK businesses finding it 'notably harder' to recruit skilled professional staff as net migration falls

    U.K. Businesses Least Confident About Outlook Since Brexit

    Almost 10,000 EU health workers have quit NHS since Brexit vote
    Staff losses will intensify recruitment problems at health service, which now has 40,000 vacant nursing posts

    Brexit in any form poses major risks to NHS, academics say

    Brexit: UK economy falls down global competitiveness rankings, says World Economic Forum

    'You have to pay us!' Guy Verhofstadt DEMANDS UK pay Brexit bill to the European Union

    Brussels will want vengeance on Brexit Britain, warns whistleblower who exposed EU failings

    Brexit negotiations ‘could fall apart at any time,’ says former Bank of England policymaker

    Brexit deadlock over Irish border 'could lead to break-up of the union'

    Brexit Drags U.K. Below Turkey and Poland in Expatriate Ranking

    Trillions of pounds at risk without Brexit deal on derivatives, warns Bank of England

    UBS warns on ‘significant’ shift out of UK by March

    Lloyd’s of London firm moves European base to Dublin over Brexit
    Insurance syndicate XL Group one of several companies choosing Irish capital to guarantee access to EU single market


    Brexit isn’t a new Black Wednesday. It’s far darker than that
    This autumn marks the anniversaries of two notable economic humiliations. But they are as nothing to what might happen if we leave the EU

    There Are No Winners From Brexit, Only Losers, Say University Researchers
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