Brexit News Archive: 14 Jan 2019

Factbox: Britain's Brexit vote - How many lawmakers are backing PM May?

Britain's parliament is debating whether to support Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, a decision which will define Britain's departure from the European Union and set the course for the country's economy.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 22:57:09

Boris: Let Us Not Continue to Flog this Dead Horse

When this deal is voted down, let us not continue to flog this dead horse. Instead we must get brexit right and seize the opportunities before us - Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) January 14, 2019 When this deal is voted down, let us not continue to flog this dead horse. Instead ...
order-order / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 22:45:11

Dollar Mixed as Market Awaits Brexit Vote

The US dollar is mixed against major pairs on Monday. The greenback is down against the Japanese yen, the Swiss franc and the British pound, but is appreciating against the euro, Canadian, New Zealand and Australian dollars. Data released out China shows a slowdown in trade which has impacted global ...
Alfonso Esparza / OANDA   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 21:56:29

May urges MPs to give Brexit deal a 'second look' on eve of vote

Theresa May has urged MPs to give her Brexit deal a "second look", as the prime minister stares down the barrel of a heavy defeat.
Sky   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 21:49:00

Second Brexit Referendum Is Not Jeremy Corbyn's 'Preferred Option' If He Fails To Trigger General Election

Paul Waugh / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 21:46:50

Tulip Siddiq Postponing Her Caesarean For The Brexit Vote Is A Damning Indictment Of A System Created By Men, For Men

Harini Iyengar / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 21:32:27

Brexit: May's last ditch plea to Tories as she faces historic defeat on withdrawal plan

The PM faces a raft of bids to reshape her plans on Tuesday and a potential vote of no confidence from Jeremy Corbyn if her deal is rejected by MPs
Joe Watts / The Independent   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 21:08:00

'Don't let Britain down': May's plea to MPs poised to kill Brexit deal

A second referendum would be a 'subversion of democracy', says PM May as her Brexit plans face defeat in parliament.
Nick Miller / SMH   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 20:58:57

Shadow Labour Ministers Defy Jeremy Corbyn And Demand New Brexit Referendum

Rachel Wearmouth / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 20:50:22

Banking sector warns of 1930s-style crisis after no-deal Brexit: 'Social and economic catastrophe'

'If the prime minister's deal is voted down, we are in totally uncharted territory'
Tim Wyatt / The Independent   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 20:49:09

GBP: Brexit And The Bumpy Ride To Its Eventual Recovery

Seeking Alpha   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 20:42:41

Take a second look, May urges MPs before Brexit vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May urged MPs on Monday to take a "second look" at her deal to leave the European Union, a last-ditch effort to win over a parliament that looks set to reject the agreement.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 20:39:11

Brexit Deal Backstop Amendment Could Help Theresa May Get EU Concessions

Arj Singh / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 20:32:40

MEPs: Brexit will weaken all of us, we want you to stay

MEPs have signed an impassioned letter to the British public asking them to reconsider their decision to leave the European Union.
Sky   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 20:32:00

If it rejects the Brexit deal, Parliament could harm Britain's faith in democracy, May warns

On the eve of Parliament's vote on her proposed Brexit deal, British Prime Minister Theresa May warned that failure to pass the plan could bring "catastrophic harm" to the country's faith in democracy. Speaking in the city of Stoke-on-Trent, a stronghold for the 2016 referendum to leave the European...
Christina Boyle / LA Times   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 20:25:00

May at risk of humiliating Brexit defeat

Parliamentary chaos looms as PM's plea for Eurosceptic backing looks doomed
FT   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 20:23:36

City recruiter cannot avoid Brexit and Trump questions

PageGroup discovers problem with textbook answers: they do not allow for reality
FT   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 20:20:52

Dark mood descends on No 10 as May chases every vote

Senior Tories resigned to thumping defeat for PM on Brexit agreement
FT   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 20:03:04

Brexit minister says he would remain in post if UK leaves with no deal

Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Monday he would remain in his position if Britain leaves the European Union on March 29 without a deal, because he would need to help oversee the process.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 19:48:10

FTSE's upside challenged ahead of meaningful vote

UK shares were once again in retreat, his time on the release of the disappointing Chinese trade data ahead what is expected to be a roller coaster of a week due to Tuesday's Commons vote on UK Prime Ministers Theresa May's Brexit deal. The FTSE 100 dropped 0.91% or 63.16 ...
FX Street   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 19:48:04

MPs dismiss prospect of cross-party Brexit plan

Suggestion Commons liaison select committee could devise alternative finds no traction
FT   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 19:27:27

John Bercow Warns Theresa May He Won't Be 'Pushed Around' Over Brexit Votes

Paul Waugh / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 19:23:25

Pound near two-month high on Brexit deal support speculation

FT   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 18:34:43

Explainer - What happens if May loses vote on her Brexit deal?

British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing likely defeat in parliament on Tuesday when she asks members of Parliament (MPs) to approve her Brexit deal - a decision that would trigger huge uncertainty about the future of Britain's exit from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 18:26:48

Explainer: What happens if PM May loses vote on her Brexit deal?

British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing likely defeat in parliament on Tuesday when she asks lawmakers to approve her Brexit deal - a decision that would trigger huge uncertainty about the future of Britain's exit from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 18:22:53

May: Brexit deal rejection would 'strengthen' hand of united Ireland advocates

The prime minister refused to rule out extending the Article 50 negotiating period.
Charlie Cooper / Politico   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 18:15:56

Brexit knocks stuffing out of Build-a-Bear

The US toy maker said the UK's exit from the EU has 'negatively impacted consumer confidence'.
BBC   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:59:04

What will happen after the vote on May's Brexit deal?

In all likelihood the PM will be defeated - but the margin of defeat is crucial to what happens next
Andrew Grice / The Independent   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:59:00

Pound traders chase Brexit headlines

PM May believes the risks of Brexit being thwarted are now greater than the UK going through the no-deal scenario, as it could trigger the breakup of the UK. The biggest risk to cable remains the no-deal scenario, so we should not be surprised if we see the British pound ...
Ed Moya / OANDA   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:54:40

Boris Johnson dismisses Brexit claims of Jaguar Land Rover boss

Former foreign secretary claims he knows more about car making than Ralf Speth The former foreign secretary Boris Johnson has suggested that he knows more about car manufacturing than the chief executive of Jaguar Land Rover. Johnson, the Conservative MP and one of the most prominent backers of the campaign ...
Jasper Jolly / Guardian   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:40:58

Take our outstretched hand, Germany's Weber urges UK lawmakers

German conservative Manfred Weber, who is running to take over the European Union's top job this year, urged British lawmakers on Monday to approve Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, which he said could not be renegotiated.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:38:46

Theresa May makes 'meaningful vote' plea to MPs

PM urges parliament to back her Brexit deal
FT   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:35:49

7 takeaways from the EU's Brexit reassurance letter

The exchange of letters between London and Brussels is not a renegotiation, but it is more than cosmetic.
Tom McTague / Politico   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:27:15

May to meet lawmakers in last-ditch Brexit deal bid

British Prime Minister Theresa May will address lawmakers from her Conservative Party late on Monday, part of last-ditch efforts to persuade them to vote for her deal to leave the European Union.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:24:43

Take a second look, Britain's May urges lawmakers before Brexit vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May urged lawmakers on Monday to take a "second look" at her deal to leave the European Union, a last-ditch effort to win over a parliament that looks set to reject the agreement.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:22:38

Theresa May Tells MPs To Back Her Brexit Deal Or Risk Break-Up Of UK

Ned Simons / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:20:01

Toyota urges support for PM's Brexit deal

The carmaker's Europe boss says the deal on the table is the best way to protect the UK car industry.
BBC   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:04:21

May urges MPs to reconsider her Brexit deal ahead of Tuesday's vote

FT   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:01:49

Brexit: UK drivers living in the EU urged to get new licence

Britons living abroad may have to retake test if UK leaves EU with no deal, government warns.
BBC   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:01:21

Reuters poll: All respondents expect Parliament to vote down PM May's Brexit deal

Reuters recently reported that all 40 economists polled by them expected the British Parliament to vote down Prime Minister May's Brexit deal on Tuesday while adding that respondents eventually expected the EU to reach a free trade deal with the EU. "There is now a median 23 percent chance of ...
FX Street   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:55:53

Government looks at Brexit backstop tweak

Murrison amendment to meaningful vote would halt measure after December 2021
FT   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:55:33

GBP/JPY: Bulls capped between 21-D SMA and R1 confluence; Brexit headlines driving the flow

GBP/JPY is making a go of the upside, knocking on the doors of R1 at 140.06 with a high of 140.07 from a low of 138.60. GBP/JPY spiked on pro Brexiteers seen voting with PM May all day long at tomorrow's Commons vote on Brexit deal, supporting a bid in ...
FX Street   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:54:20

Theresa May has forgotten how to tell a blatant lie. It was the only skill she ever had

The Prime Minister's final attempt to persuade MPs to vote for her deal, was to ask them to do the opposite of what she herself has done
Tom Peck / The Independent   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:47:00

May's best course after a Brexit thumping

If the PM's plan is heavily rejected, she must become a willing servant of the Commons
FT   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:46:02

UK PM May: Lawmakers should give Brexit deal a second look

While speaking in the House of Commons, British Prime Minister Theresa May urged lawmakers to give her Brexit deal a second look ahead of tomorrow's critical vote while reiterating that a no-deal Brexit would threaten to break up the United Kingdom. Source: Reuters.
FX Street   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:44:58

UK: Conservative MP Baker says ERG will vote against May's deal on Tuesday

Responding to reports claiming that the ERG group would vote in favour of British PM May's Brexit deal tomorrow, Conservative lawmaker Steve Baker, a member of the ERG, said that the ERG was planning to vote against the deal. "We plan to vote no to everything: all amendments and the ...
FX Street   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:38:30

Labour MP Tulip Siddiq delays birth to vote on Brexit

Tulip Siddiq was due to have an elective caesarean section, but has delayed it until Thursday.
BBC   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:38:00

'No food and no Channel Tunnel': Treasury minister's document revealed in photograph after Brexit meeting

Extraordinary picture prompts speculation that Mel Stride was joking - but The Independent understands it is genuine
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:34:00

Brexit letters: Has anything changed?

EU leaders send reassurances to the prime minister about Northern Ireland.
BBC   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:32:49

UK parliament to reject May's EU divorce deal, say economists

The British parliament will vote down Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal on Tuesday, all 40 economists polled by Reuters said, although the country is eventually expected to reach a free trade agreement with the European Union.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:32:16

Brexit providing basis for wave of vicious hate crime in UK, says Stephen Fry

Comedian and actor says it is not too late to change the country's 'tainted image'
Shehab Khan / The Independent   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:17:56

Pro-Brexit Conservatives reject ITV report they plan to support May's deal

An influential pro-Brexit lawmaker rejected a report on Monday by ITV suggesting a eurosceptic group of Conservatives could support Prime Minister Theresa May's deal on Tuesday.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:14:57

GBP/USD gains traction on latest Brexit headlines, pushes above 1.29

Report says ERG to vote in favour of PM May's deal. GBP/USD spikes to fresh 2-month highs above 1.29. US Dollar Index stays around 95.60. The GBP/USD pair surged higher in the last hour after a highly respected ITV reporter said that the European Research Group (ERG) Brexiters would vote ...
FX Street   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:14:07

Possible amendments to PM's Brexit deal

A guide to the amendments suggested by MPs to Theresa May's Brexit plan, ahead of the big vote on on Tuesday.
BBC   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:10:05

EUR/GBP crashes towards 50% Fibo on Brexit noise

EUR/GBP fell off a cliff on Friday and continues lower and has done so again on Monday. EUR/GBP is weighed by Brexit sentiment as traders step to the side in what is expected to be a volatile ride in either direction. EUR/GBP is currently trading at 0.8874, down from a ...
FX Street   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:08:27

Iberia risks crash landing in case of no-deal Brexit

Spanish airline could suffer collateral damage from UK decision to leave the EU
euronews   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:05:18

Brexit Survival Box Fleeces FBPE Suckers

A company is selling a 'Brexit Box' survival kit to gullible Remainers, presumably fearful that after Brexit the country will revert to a medieval subsistence state without the means to access heating, food, or clean water. Sounds like the Green Party's ideal future... The box contains "60 servings of main ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:04:12

Wading Through Uncertainty: A Look at Key European Markets

This article is a collaboration between between Arun Chopra (@FusionPtCapital) and Aaron Jackson (@ATMcharts). There's a lot of uncertainty about Europe's economy and the never ending Brexit saga. Germany, the world's 4th largest economy, has some of the weaker economic data in the developed world. Let's take a 10,000 foot ...
Aaron Jackson / See It Market   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:03:49

Breaking: Sterling rises to 9-week high on reports of pro-Brexit Conservatives supporting Brexit deal

GBPUSD rises above 1.2900 on reports of pro-Brexit Conservatives supporting Theresa May's Brexit deal in parliament in a vote on Tuesday. The GBP/USD trades above 1.2900 for the first time since November 22 last year. The GBP/USD is trading up 0.6% on the day after the reports of pro-Brexit influential ...
FX Street   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:59:19

Brexit: Has the 'fuck you' Brexit vote finally come up against the buffers of reality?

The money-worshipping PC middle class have only their selfish selves to blame for the recent rise of the extremist right and surge in ignorant nationalism. It's too late for the thinking classes to patronisingly label the disenfranchised 'have-nots' as ignorant numpties. Our welfare states stopped caring about the less well-off ...
John Malcolm Watts / The European   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:57:14

Migrant workers: 'You don't want us any more in the UK'

Employers warn of labour shortages after Brexit because of new rules for low-skilled migrant workers.
BBC   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:56:42

Northern Ireland's DUP say they would support PM May in confidence vote

The Northern Irish party which props up British Prime Minister Theresa May's minority government said on Monday it would not support an attempt by political opponents to collapse the government if May loses a vote in parliament on her Brexit deal.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:54:37

Failed Brexit The Biggest Sterling Trade Since Soros' $1.5bn ERM Win

Seeking Alpha   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:45:40

From Europe with love: "Please, cancel Brexit!"

MEPs sign open letter to British public asking to withdraw from the withdrawal decision
euronews   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:42:52

Minister Snapped With 'No Food' And 'No Channel Tunnel' Warning After Brexit Meeting

Ned Simons / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:33:06

Pregnant MP delays birth to vote against Brexit deal

A Labour MP has revealed she is delaying the birth of her child to vote against the prime minister's Brexit deal.
Sky   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:23:00

Pregnant MP Tulip Siddiq Delays Birth To Vote Against Theresa May's Brexit Deal

Jasmin Gray / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:15:45

Theresa May admits she has failed to secure legally-binding time limit on backstop from EU, just a day before pivotal vote in parliament

Follow live updates on the eve of the meaningful vote
Shehab Khan, Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:14:00

May warns Brexit may not happen if Parliament rejects her deal

CNN   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:09:09

Brexit & Beyond: Vote Set to Show How Brexit Is Straining Britain's Constitution

To subscribe to the newsletter, please sign up here MUST READS Vote on Brexit Deal Is Set to Leave U.K. No Clearer on Route Out of EU: British Prime Minister Theresa May prepares for a vote on her plan to leave the European Union, facing what could be the heaviest ...
WSJ Staff / MoneyBeat   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:08:51

Bears, Oh My! Build-A-Bear warns of 'significant' UK challenges

Brexit and European privacy law help knock stuffing out of American toy company
FT   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:06:12

Lawmaker delays C-section for Brexit vote

A pregnant lawmaker has delayed the birth of her second child, against doctors' advice, in order to vote against UK Prime Minister Theresa May's beleaguered EU withdrawal deal on Tuesday.
CNN   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:04:16

Theresa May's Outrageous Comments On The Welsh Referendum Expose Her Own Party's Dangerous Hypocrisy

Steve Peers / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:50:57

UK Former PM Expects Brexit Vote to Fail on Tuesday

The U.K.'s former Prime Minister Gordon Brown told CNBC that he doesn't expect a closely-watched Brexit vote on Tuesday to go in the government's favor. "I don't think she's going to win it," Brown told CNBC on Monday, a day before British lawmakers were due to vote on Prime Minister ...
Alfonso Esparza / OANDA   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:42:16

Britons still welcome in Austria after Brexit - foreign minister

Austria's foreign minister assured Britons living in her country that their rights would be protected even if the United Kingdom leaves the European Union without an agreement.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:23:56

May: Risk of no Brexit at all

Approve my deal or risk no Brexit at all, British Prime Minister Theresa May will warn lawmakers Monday as she tries to shore up support ahead of a key vote Tuesday.
CNN   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:14:38

Blimey

The difficulty with Brexit is twofold. This is not a micro issue. It is a macro one. And if there was a chance to move on that still might not matter, but what that chance is, and who might supply ... read more
Tim Worstall / Tim Worstall   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:14:19

Brexit timeline: key dates in UK's divorce from EU

What is in store in a historic week for Theresa May's deal - and what happens afterwards
FT   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:02:53

EU letter in full: What Brexit assurances did May get?

Theresa May has made a last-ditch attempt to save her Brexit deal by sharing letters from the EU which she says reassures the Northern Irish backstop is "not a trap".
Sky   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:02:00

'I don't trust the government to look after me or my dog': meet the Brexit stockpilers

Some people are stockpiling food, medicine and even pet treats in anticipation of mass shortages after a no-deal Brexit. Are they overreacting, or should we be following their example? Jo Elgarf doesn't look like you would imagine a prepper to look. She's not a swivel-eyed libertarian, camouflaged and armed to ...
Sam Wollaston / Guardian   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:00:23

Labour MEPs ask Jeremy Corbyn to back second EU referendum

The group of seven MEPs say many of their constituents have changed their minds
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:50:52

EU letter provides legal assurances for Brexit deal - UK attorney general

Britain's attorney general, Geoffrey Cox, said on Monday that an EU letter outlining assurances on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit agreement, particularly on the so-called Northern Irish backstop, would have legal force.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:48:13

Why Ireland's Border Commands Its Own Brexit Backstop

The boundary between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, long the scene of tense checkpoints and violent protest, is once again caught up in a bitter division.
Washington Post   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:45:17

Gareth Johnson: Tory Tasked With Getting Other MPs To Vote For May's Deal Quits - To Vote Against It

Ned Simons / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:39:51

Enforcer in May's Conservative Party quits over Brexit deal

A lawmaker, who helped enforce discipline in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party, quit his role on Monday over her Brexit deal with the European Union which faces a crucial vote in parliament on Tuesday.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:29:51

Labour MP to delay birth of child to vote against Brexit deal 'because Tories could break pairing arrangement'

'This is a high-risk pregnancy and I am doing this against doctor's advice'
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:29:00

Questions to put to opponents of the Brexit deal

MPs from across the political spectrum have denounced the Brexit deal, but their proposed alternatives are not without their problems. Open Europe's Dominic Walsh argues that the deal's critics in Parliament should consider key questions about the alternatives ahead of the vote. The post Questions to put to opponents of ...
Dominic Walsh / Open Europe   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:27:12

Theresa May delivers warning ahead of Brexit vote

PM says rejection of her EU divorce deal risks no Brexit
FT   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:26:13

UK: Conservative politician Gareth Johnson resigns over Brexit deal

Gareth Alan Johnson, a British Conservative Party politician and a Minister in the Government Whips' Office, recently announced his resignation in a letter addressed to British Prime Minister Theresa May. "I cannot, in all conscience, support the Government's position when it is clear this deal (Brexit) would be detrimental to ...
FX Street   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:23:09

A No-Deal Brexit Will Be The Most Expensive Hoax In History

Geraint Davies / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:22:35

Brexit spells trouble for Europe's derivatives market

Reclassification of futures contracts could push up margin requirements
FT   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:22:03

UK advertising market faces recession under no-deal Brexit

Spending in sector to decline by 3% this year to £22.5bn if UK crashes out of EU, says report The UK will be plunged into its first advertising recession in a decade in the event of a no-deal Brexit, with spending likely to fall by more than £1.4bn this year ...
Mark Sweney / Guardian   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:15:16

Government Whip Resigns to Vote Against Deal

Ardent Brexiteer and Government Whip Gareth Johnson has resigned from the Government in order to vote against May's deal. Johnson had formerly served as a PPS for both David Davis and Dominic Raab. Johnson says "the time has come to place my loyalty to my country above my loyalty to ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:13:23

Anxious Brits buying food-prepper 'Brexit Boxes'

Usually the domain of survivalist groups and doomsday food stockpiling has gained some mainstream appeal in the UK recently, amid fears that the country could leave the European Union without a deal, leading to shortages of basic goods.
CNN   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:13:15

No positive Brexit developments since UK parliament postponed vote - Danish PM

Denmark's prime minister said on Monday he had seen no positive developments in the Brexit negotiations since the British parliament postponed its vote in early December.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:12:09

City of London analysts are warning clients to prepare for a UK election this year as May's Brexit deal collapses

City of London advisors have raised the chances of the UK holding a general election in 2019. Analysis from Newgate Communications has raised the likelihood of a general election to between 50% and 65% as Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal looks set to be rejected by parliament. This could ...
Callum Burroughs / Business Insider   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:08:00

Brexit And Rising Racism In Britain Showed We Must Challenge Misconceptions About Immigration And Multiculturalism

Ged Grebby / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:56:49

Cabinet Ministers Back Moves To Force Theresa May To Implement 'Plan B' Brexit Voted By Commons

Paul Waugh / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:49:51

This Man Dahna Pub, Right? 'E Knows More Than The B****ing Experts!

Through the door, the usual circulars - and an unusual Wetherspoon makes his case against the scare stories about food prices post-Brexit, but unlike the usual news media he follows this double page with six third-party articles about the in/out issues, three from each side. How what I'd like to ...
Sackerson / Bearwatch   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:47:00

Theresa May Urges MPs To Back Her Brexit Deal

Lisa Golden / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:43:10

Theresa May Accused Of Lying About Welsh Referendum In 'Desperate' Brexit Deal Speech

Rachel Wearmouth / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:41:19

Theresa May: MPs 'have a duty' to implement Brexit referendum result

UK prime minister warns rejection of her deal would lead to no Brexit, 'catastrophic harm' to people's faith in democracy.
Eline Schaart / Politico   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:36:58

Blain: "The Brexit Vote Will Be A Complete And Utter Clusterf**k"

Blain's Morning Porridge, submitted by Bill Blain Unfortunately... I suppose I should comment about the B word. I shall start by admitting - like everyone else - I really don't have a clue where we're go from here. The political maths doesn't work. There are no apparent solutions. There are ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:26:28

Theresa May tells MPs: It's my deal, no deal, or no Brexit

The British prime minister faces crunch parliamentary vote on her government's deal to leave the EU on Tuesday.
Al Jazeera   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:20:11

Theresa May Admits Last-Minute EU Brexit Offer Not Enough For Some MPs

Ned Simons / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:19:40

Brexit is in peril, UK PM May warns ahead of vote on her deal

Prime Minister Theresa May warned on Monday that Britain's planned exit from the EU could be derailed, a last-ditch effort to win over Brexit-supporting lawmakers who have repeatedly said they will vote down her divorce deal.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:14:53

Brexit is in peril, May warns ahead of vote on her deal

Prime Minister Theresa May warned on Monday that Britain's planned exit from the EU could be derailed, a last-ditch effort to win over Brexit-supporting lawmakers who have repeatedly said they will vote down her divorce deal.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:14:51

Could no-deal Brexit lead to loo roll logjam?

The Confederation of Paper Industries says it is concerned about the potential for delays in a no-deal Brexit.
BBC   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:14:08

UK PM May boosts Pound ahead of Brexit vote

UK PM May has spoken about her Brexit deal ahead of tomorrow's Parliamentary vote. Among the most relevant things she mentioned were: Government doesn't want to extend Art. 50. Despite criticism to her deal, nobody has come yet with an alternative plan. A no-deal will cause significant disruption in the ...
FX Street   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:09:59

Theresa May urges MPs to back Brexit deal 'for country's sake'

The PM says MPs can end uncertainty in Tuesday's vote as she welcomes new assurances on Northern Ireland.
BBC   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:58:22

Brexiters' delusions on trade die hard

Proponents of 'Global Britain' underestimate just how hard it is to do deals
FT   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:54:35

Futures Tumble Following Dismal Chinese Trade Data

The torrid post-Christmas rally, which fizzled last Friday, appears to be officially dead just as earnings season begins, with futures sliding early in the session only seeing the drop accelerated after dismal trade data out of China reignited concerns about global growth and ahead of a key Brexit vote on ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:53:18

Brexit could be extended but not past EU vote in May, Spain says

The European Union could agree to extend the deadline for Brexit, but not beyond elections for the EU parliament due in May, Spain's foreign minister said on Monday.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:45:51

Brexit is peril if divorce deal voted down, May warns

Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday warned lawmakers that Brexit would be in peril if they voted down her Brexit deal.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:45:06

Brexit: what are Theresa May's options for a 'plan B'?

Melinda Nagy/Shutterstock If, as expected, Theresa May loses the Brexit "meaningful vote" on January 15, the government will have three days to prepare a "plan B" and present it to parliament. MPs would then have the chance to scrutinise this plan. As the UK's withdrawal date of March 29 is ...
Christopher Kirkland, Lecturer in Politics, York St John University / The Conversation   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:43:04

Iberia could be grounded by Brexit

Spanish carrier in danger of losing its license because of non-EU ownership
euronews   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:42:42

Sterling falls as investors prepare for Brexit vote

The pound edged down from a seven-week high on Monday as investors prepared for a vote on British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal that parliament is expected to vote down. Sterling is
Reuters / Al Arabiya   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:40:49

EU writes to UK providing assurances over Ireland Brexit backstop

European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker have written a letter to British Prime Minister Theresa May setting out assurances about the so-called Northern Ireland backstop.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:33:49

EU offers UK 'legal' pledge Irish backstop seen as temporary

The European Union told Theresa May on Monday that it stood by commitments to find ways to avoid triggering the controversial "Irish backstop" in their Brexit deal and that this pledge had legal weight.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:29:47

May says fears about Northern Ireland Brexit backstop 'unwarranted'

The fears of some British and European Union politicians about 'backstop' arrangements for Northern Ireland's border with Ireland are unwarranted, Prime Minister Theresa May said in a letter to EU leaders on Tuesday.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:24:53

Back May's Brexit deal, leading EU conservative urges British MPs

Manfred Weber, the lead candidate of the conservative European People's Party for this year's European Parliament elections, called on Britain's legislators to back the withdrawal agreement reached between London and Brussels in a vote tomorrow.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:22:25

EU letter seeks to reassure UK on Irish border backstop

May warns rejection of her EU divorce deal risks no Brexit
FT   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:20:06

Brexit: Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk send letter of reassurance to Theresa May but admit nothing about deal can be changed

EU presidents say they want to do a deal by 2020 and that their reassurances have 'legal value'
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:17:00