Alison Rose will replace Ross McEwan and officially start her new job on November 1, one day after the UK is due to exit the European Union.
Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said there was a "shared sense of purpose" to reach an agreement and avoid Britain crashing out of the bloc without a divorce deal after talks in Brussels with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier.
Opponents of the government claim British Prime Minister Boris Johnson unlawfully shut the parliament until October 14 to prevent lawmakers from scrutinising his plan to take Britain out of the EU at the end of next month.
The court's entry into Brexit stems from PM Boris Johnson's "do or die" promise to take UK out of the EU without any further delay.
Stephanie Phair, chairwoman of the British Fashion Council, says the industry is urging the government to find a Brexit deal as studies show a no-deal exit would cost the fashion industry well over $1 billion.
A Democratic US presidential debate featuring Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren took place in Houston, Texas on Thursday. Brexit continued to cause chaos in the UK, and protesters in Hong Kong came up with their own crowdsourced song.
Officials say British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will hold talks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Luxembourg.
Britain's PM Boris Johnson denies lying to Queen Elizabeth II when advising her to prorogue parliament for a five-week period, saying current session is longer than any since 17th-century English Civil War.
The British right sees an opportunity in the chaos of Brexit to remake Britain in its image, just as Margeret Thatcher once did.
The "Operation Yellowhammer" worst-case assumptions published on Wednesday were prepared on August 2, nine days after Boris Johnson became prime minister, and form the basis of its no-deal planning.
PM Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament less than two months before Britain is due to leave the EU was unlawful, a Scottish court rules.
UK opposition parties say they won't support an election until Britain has secured a delay to the Brexit date, to ensure the country does not crash out of the bloc without a deal.
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