UK firms have accused the government of leaving them “hung out to dry” in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

With less than 50 days until 29 March when the UK is due to leave the EU, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) says 20 key questions remain unresolved.


Bank of England governor Mark Carney has urged MPs to solve the Brexit impasse in a speech warning of growing threats to the global economy.

He said a no-deal Brexit would create an “economic shock” at a time when China’s economy is slowing and trade tensions are rising.


Makani Power, an experimental wind power venture at Alphabet, has taken outside investment from oil group Royal Dutch Shell as part of a move to set it up as a freestanding subsidiary inside the technology sector holding company.