Norman's comments echo those of Carlos Tavares, head of Vauxhall’s French parent company PSA Group, who recently said Vauxhall could be Brexit "survivors" – but the pair are far from alone in suggesting a no deal scenario could be beneficial for the UK economy and public and private actors therein.
Last week, the British Parliament adopted a bill that effectively prevents the government from taking the UK out of the European Union on 31 October without striking a deal with Brussels first.
In late August, US President Donald Trump called off his trip to Copenhagen, citing Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen's reluctance to discuss the sale of Greenland to the US.
The toxic last week in British politics seems to be giving way to a stint of tranquillity amid a five-week Parliament suspension hoped to be used to better focus on amending an existing deal with Brussels. The plan, however, won’t stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson from further preparing for a no-deal scenario.
An average of five rapes per day occurs in the Swedish capital, while only 5 percent of reported rapes results in a perpetrator being sentenced, a development local politicians have described as “unacceptable”.
A recent local election in Norway has resulted in voters leaving the country's major parties in droves, instead supporting a variety of smaller, more radical parties both to the left and right of centre.
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - Huawei does not rule out that the 5G Internet network will become its major niche in the European market despite US sanctions pressure, Abraham Liu, the Chinese tech giant's chief representative to European institutions, said.
Finland's universal basic income trial, carried out between 2017 and 2018, involved 2,000 randomly-selected individuals who received tax-free monthly payments of 580 euros ($640). Later it was widely criticised as disappointing, its effect on employment being minimal.
A multinational team of scientists claims it has discovered a class of compounds which break down the HIV virus molecules and render them inactive.
The UK House of Commons early on Tuesday rejected the request of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to hold a snap parliamentary election for the second time.
British lawmakers have voted to reject UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's request to hold an early election.
UK Foreign Minister Dominic Raab said Monday that the British "government will always respect the rule of law", responding to concerns that Prime Minister Boris Johnson could ignore legislation that may force him to delay Brexit, Reuters reported.
Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte won the first of two mandatory confidence votes in Parliament for a new coalition government.
The former Formula One world champion was admitted earlier on Monday to a hospital in Paris for "secret treatment", Reuters reported, citing local media.
Last week, the UK parliament passed a bill that effectively prevents Boris Johnson from taking the UK out of the EU on 31 October without a deal in place. It also rebuffed the prime minister's plans to hold a snap general election.
Police, who are responding to the shooting incident at the scene, are yet to confirm the media reports.
The Queen has already given her royal assent to a bill preventing Boris Johnson from leaving the EU without a deal, which has sparked media speculation that the prime minister may follow in the footsteps of his predecessor, Theresa May, and ask Brussels for yet another "Brextension."
Last week, the British Parliament made a sudden decision to gather to rush-vote a bill that would prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson from leaving the EU on 31 October without a deal, despite the latter's threat of calling a snap election.
Westminster remains in Brexit limbo with the no-deal option rejected by the UK parliament and the opposition refusing to back a general election, while demands for independence and a new kind of union are beginning to gain traction.
Earlier on Monday, The Telegraph reported that PM Boris Johnson had a meeting with his key advisers to work out a legal strategy aimed at countering Parliament's efforts to force him to ask Brussels for another Brexit delay.