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PRESS DIGEST-Financial Times - Sept 9

Sept 9 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


Headlines


No-deal Brexit would push UK into recession, warns KPMG https://on.ft.com/2LzsQ87


Leo Varadkar plays down prospects of Brexit breakthrough https://on.ft.com/2Lzz202


Girteka Logistics targets post-Brexit expansion into UK https://on.ft.com/2N0x0JD


Overview


A no-deal Brexit will plunge UK into a recession by causing a rise in unemployment and leading to an estimated 6% slide in house prices, KPMG said in a report.


Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar warned Boris Johnson that he should not expect any breakthrough in talks on the Irish border's future as the British prime minister makes his maiden visit to Dublin on Monday.


Lithuanian truck owner Girteka Logistics will make an aggressive push into UK despite the short-term disruption from a no-deal Brexit, Kristian Kaas Mortensen, head of strategic partnerships at Girteka, told the Financial Times. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)