Europa e economia
'Special place in hell' for Brexiteers, says EU's Tusk

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – British leaders who sold Brexit with no plan for how to deliver it deserve a “special place in hell”, the EU’s Donald Tusk said, revealing frustration in Brussels and sparking fury among anti-EU campaigners. Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, the Polish European Council president said: “I’ve been wondering what that special place in hell looks like, for those who promoted Brexit, without even a sketch of a plan how to carry it out safely.” Tusk, who hosts… (Continua a leggere)

Rolls gets German passport for jet engine designs ahead of Brexit

PARIS  –  Britain’s Rolls-Royce has effectively moved the home for its best-known jet engine designs to Germany to avoid regulatory delays or sales disruption after Britain’s European Union exit. Rolls, one of the biggest names in British industry, said relocating the design approval process was a purely technical move and would not involve transferring jobs. The move is the latest example of rebasing some activities to ensure smooth operations in the case of a ‘no deal’ Brexit when Britain is… (Continua a leggere)

Major Supermarkets Warn No-Deal Brexit Will Lead To Empty Shelves

Sainsbury’s, Lidl, Co-op and Morrison’s have signed a letter of warning, as well as Pret, KFC and McDonald’s. The country’s largest food outlets and supermarkets have written to MPs to warn them that a no-deal Brexit could result in empty shelves. The stark warning said that crashing out of the EU without a deal would cause “significant disruption” to millions of UK consumers. Sainsbury’s, Lidl, Marks & Spencer’s, Co-op, Waitrose and Morrison’s are among the signatories of the letter, as… (Continua a leggere)

Experts Warn Macedonian Businesses to Register Trademarks Now

Athanasios Saropoulos, the president of the Central Macedonian branch of the Geotechnical Chamber of Greece, warned on Wednesday that regional agri-food businesses should register their trademarks prior to the ratification of the Prespa Agreement by Greece. Saropoulos said during a press conference that businesses risk finding themselves in a dire situation due to the provisions of Prespa Agreement regarding trademarks and businesses in the northern Greek region of Macedonia. “Unfortunately, the recorded number of those who have begun the procedure to register their… (Continua a leggere)

Italy Building Anti-EU Axis

” A journey that will continue in the coming months for a different Europe, for a change of the European Commission, of European policies, which puts at the center the right to life, work, health, safety, all that the European elites, financed by [billionaire Hungarian philanthropist George] Soros and represented by Macron, deny….” — Matteo Salvini, Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior. “Both President Macron and Mrs. Merkel have expressed frustration at the rise of populism and… (Continua a leggere)

Brits to vote again? Brexit delay creates headache for Europe

BRUSSELS  – Brexit paralysis has prompted talk of a British election or a second referendum but one odd side-effect could be Britons having to cast their votes for an EU parliament they had decided to leave. Britain is scheduled to quit the European Union on March 29, two months before citizens of the other 27 EU states elect a new European Parliament. But with Prime Minister Theresa May looking unlikely to win British parliamentary backing next week for her EU… (Continua a leggere)

Government Hands No-Deal Brexit Contract To 'Ferry Company With No Ferries'

‘Take the threat of a no-deal Brexit off the table’. The government’s no-deal Brexit preparations have been criticised after it was revealed a firm contracted to run extra ferries has never run a ferry service. Seaborne Freight has been awarded a £13.8 million contract to run a freight service between Ramsgate and Ostend. The BBC has reported that a local councillor said it would be impossible to launch before quitting the European Union because it had “never moved a single truck… (Continua a leggere)

Si annunciano tempi duri per gli evasori fiscali

Intensificazione degli accertamenti e incrocio dei dati per individuare chi evade. La Legge di Bilancio, al voto dell’aula Consiliare, prevede anche sanzioni penali più pesanti. Entro aprile nuovi strumenti operativi San Marino. È un’azione decisa contro i redditi sommersi, quella che il Governo ha intenzione di portare avanti già dai primi mesi dell’anno. La nuova Legge di Bilancio prevede una puntuale programmazione annuale degli accertamenti fiscali, che saranno svolti secondo precisi criteri selettivi e sulla scorta di informazioni che deriveranno… (Continua a leggere)

Bce, Draghi agli studenti: "L'Euro è fondamentale per la stabilità"

Il presidente della Bce, Mario Draghi è intervenuto alla Scuola superiore Sant’Anna di Pisa in occasione del conferimento di un PhD honoris causa “Mi sento più orgoglioso di essere italiano”. Così Mario Draghi, presidente della Bce, all’inizio del suo discorso in occasione del conferimento di un PhD honoris causa da parte del Sant’Anna di Pisa. Draghi si riferiva all’intervento (“parole molto belle”) di un rappresentante degli studenti, sulle sfide e le difficoltà e il senso di smarrimento nella crisi. “Quello che posso… (Continua a leggere)

Investors recalibrate chances of Brexit reversal after May defeats

LONDON – U.S. investment bank J.P. Morgan said on Wednesday the chances of Britain calling off its divorce from the European Union had increased after a string of humiliating parliamentary defeats for Prime Minister Theresa May cast new doubt over her plan to quit the bloc and sent sterling higher. Britain’s pro-Brexit trade minister Liam Fox also said it was now possible that Brexit would not happen. There was a real danger that parliament would try to “steal” Brexit from… (Continua a leggere)