Business Feb 25, 2020

Nissan warns about future of European plants as Brexit weighs

Nissan Motor Co. gave the starkest warning yet on the future of the Japanese group's car factories in Western Europe, with a plant in the U.K. threatened by Brexit and another in Spain suffering from a slump in demand. The Sunderland site in England, which ...

Google's British users will lose EU data protection, sources say

Business / Tech Feb 20, 2020

Google's British users will lose EU data protection, sources say

Google is planning to move its British users' accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators, placing them under U.S. jurisdiction instead, sources said. The shift, prompted by Britain's exit from the EU, will leave the sensitive personal information of tens of millions ...

British exit robs German village of its Scottish mayor

World / Politics Feb 7, 2020

British exit robs German village of its Scottish mayor

The tiny village of Brunsmark, an hour outside Hamburg in the lush north German countryside, might seem an unlikely spot to suffer a sudden Brexit shock. But Britain's departure from the European Union means Iain Macnab, a Scotsman comfortably settled in the area for decades, ...