This is Monday, this is a new week and although we will not pretend that we know everything that will happen in the next seven days, we have some sense of what is coming.
Here's a briefing for some of the most important and interesting stories happening next week.
1) Where is Brexit next?
What's going on?
British MPs will hold a one-day debate Tuesday and then vote for the prime minister
Why is it important?
First: Excuses, as we know, we say that every week is important to Brexit. But … this week is really important to Brexit. Maybe you remember that MPs voted Teresa May's proposal two weeks ago. Now she works to win them, which is easier to say than to do.
MEPs will also vote for changes in the deal. Among the discussed amendments are those that do not allow for a "no deal" (meaning that the UK will leave the EU without a transitional period and a sudden rift in UK / EU relations).
None of these amendments should be accepted but it would be very embarrassing for the prime minister if
Reminder: on Tuesday there will be only 59 days to Brexit and there is still no plan for how happened.
2) Status update on Facebook
Facebook will reveal its annual results on Tuesday.
Why is it important?
Well … this is not the best of the years for Facebook and Tuesday The news can highlight how bad the bee is
The concern about "fake news" and data breaches (not least from the 87 million people in the Cambridge Analyze Scandal) have played their part in the slowdown in Facebook growth.
Here's the bad news for Facebook: 2019 can get much worse for them.  3) Very big deal really
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The EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement enters into force on Friday
Why Is It Important?
Wait! Come back! This is more interesting than it sounds.
First, this is not just a big deal, but a huge one.
Free trade agreements are designed to reduce trade tariffs (a kind of tax)) between Member States. So now that the EU and Japan have a free trade agreement, it means that products such as machine parts will become cheaper in Europe (they will probably make cars cheaper) and good news in Japan: the price of food from Europe is it on the way
Well, how big is this deal? It covers about one third of the world's GDP and affects approximately 600 million people.
4) Window closes
Winter football transfer closes on Thursday. 19659005] This is the happy time of the year again for football fans.
There may be a clumsy center-half that can strengthen your protection or shine ahead that could help.
Alternatively, you could lose 12 million pounds to a reserve striker who pushes his hamster after two matches and gets a loan in the summer.
Here is where to look for all the deals you've made