Brexit News Archive: 19 Jan 2019

Trade Talks Episode 68: Brexit Votes for Uncertainty

Soumaya Keynes, Chad P. Bown / Petersen Institute   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 23:03:28

Rebel UK MPs Are Planning To Seize Power From Theresa May

As Prime Minister Theresa May struggles to hash out a deal during the cross-party talks she promised after her Brexit withdrawal agreement was defeated by a stunning 230-vote margin, marking the worst defeat for a British government since the 1920s, a group of MPs are apparently so frustrated with this ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 20:05:00

Labour closer to backing new Brexit referendum as senior figures pile pressure on Corbyn

Emily Thornberry vows that, if Theresa May refuses to drop red lines or concede election, 'then of course our policy is that we will go for a people's vote'
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 19:00:32

Boris Johnson's Claim The EU Will Offer Us Better Terms Than The PM's Deal Is A Gross Exaggeration

Margot James / Huffington Post   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 18:31:32

The 'zombified' state of British politics, explained

For as remarkable a week as this was in American politics, it was even more wild on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean.
CNN   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 18:11:26

Unlock the Brexit logjam by learning from other nations

Citizens assemblies changed not only policies, but also politics
FT   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 18:00:23

Brexit might see Goldman, BlackRock move personnel

Taipei Times   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:04:36

Theresa May to face House of Lords ambush that would scupper her Brexit trade plans

Exclusive: Peers set to shelve trade bill in anger over threats to food safety and animal welfare - but it is essential if the UK crashes out of EU
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 16:43:00

Merkel urges EU and UK to find Brexit compromise

Chancellor says she'll work 'to the last day' to prevent no deal.
Janosch Delcker / Politico   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:23:35

Indy Voices post on Corbyn's Brexit talks conditions

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Tony Yates / longandvariable   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:16:24

Brexit 'crossover day' survey claim fuels controversy

Britain has reached the tipping point where the nation moves from being pro to anti-Brexit, according to pollsters.
Sky   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 14:50:00

Conservative MPs turn on Theresa May over threat to scrap Human Rights Act after Brexit: 'A big mistake'

Repeal would see hundreds of British cases 'pile up' at the human rights court in Strasbourg, Dominic Grieve warns
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 14:40:01

MPs plot to take control of Brexit process from beleaguered UK government

An influential cross-party group of MPs is moving to wrest the initiative over the Brexit process from UK Prime Minister Theresa May. CNN has learned that they are planning to introduce legislation on Monday that would scupper the government's Withdrawal Bill and block a "no-deal" Brexit.
CNN   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 14:36:26

Labour Must Not Rule Out Second EU Referendum, Shadow Brexit Secretary Says

PA / Press Association / Huffington Post   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 13:14:45

5 Massive Donald Trump Stories You Missed This Week Because Of The Brexit Shambles

Chris York / Huffington Post   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 13:12:53

Machiavellianism And Brexit

Authored by Craig Murray, A Cabinet Office source tells me today No. 10 is considering agreeing a second referendum with three choices: No Deal Brexit, May's Deal or No Brexit. It would be by alternative vote, ie you rate your preferences 1, 2. The thinking is that the first round ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 13:10:00

Former PM Major urges May to drop Brexit red lines

Former British prime minister John Major urged Theresa May on Saturday to drop her "red lines" on Brexit or allow parliament to find a way forward to avoid a damaging no-deal departure from the European Union in March.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 13:08:39

What the New HBO Brexit Film Gets Wrong: New at Reason

There's a bizarre moment in Brexit: The Uncivil War, the HBO drama about Britain's 2016 E.U. referendum. Robert Mercer, the Trump-supporting American billionaire, is shown offering his services to Arron Banks, a Leave-supporting British businessman. It's an incongruous scene, and feels as if it has been spliced in from a ...
Reason Staff / Hit & Run   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 13:00:00

Austria's Kurz ready to consider Brexit delay

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz told German newspaper Welt Am Sonntag he is open for a delay in Britain's exit from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 12:52:13

What's the economic toll of Britain's Brexit chaos?

After the rejection of May's Brexit deal, we ask if Britain can avoid crashing out of the European Union without a deal.
Al Jazeera   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 12:24:00

We have responsibility to get an orderly Brexit: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Jan. 19 she would do all she could to make sure Britain leaves the European Union with an agreement .
Hurriyet   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 11:59:00

Starmer shifts Labour towards second EU referendum

Labour's shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has ramped up the pressure for the party to move towards backing a second referendum.
Sky   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 11:38:00

We have responsibility to get an orderly Brexit, says Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she would do all she could to make sure Britain leaves the European Union with an agreement and, striking a conciliatory tone, she felt a responsibility to get an orderly solution.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Jan 2019 11:35:22