Brexit News Archive: 27 Jan 2019

UK PM May told cabinet ministers she will rule out no deal - Sun

The Sun, a British tabloid newspaper, reports the key headlines on the Brexit deal, citing that the UK PM Theresa May told the Cabinet Ministers that she will rule out no deal. PM May was also reported as saying that she will not let Britain leave the European Union (EU) ...
FX Street   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 22:44:39

GBP/USD opens offered, flips bid and targets Friday's 1.3217 high

GBP/USD opened Asia on Monday with a bearish gap of some 15 pips only to reverse and get through 1.32 the figure. GBP/USD is currently trading at 1.3203, up from a low of 1.3182 as investors get set for the next chapter in Brexit. Sterling had a strong week last ...
FX Street   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 22:37:01

UK's Johnson: PM May plans to reopen Brexit withdrawal agreement - Telegraph

Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was on the wires last minutes, via the Telegraph, noting that the UK PM May plans to reopen the Brexit withdrawal agreement. Johnson went to say that PM May will seek legally binding changes to the Irish backstop, in order to either insert time ...
FX Street   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 22:21:55

MEPs push to relax aviation rules if no-deal Brexit goes ahead

European Parliament members seek EU law that will allow 'limited' air traffic to continue with the UK
FT   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 21:00:10

London property transactions drop to decade low

Brexit uncertainty weighs on market already hit by mortgage changes
FT   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 19:24:36

MPs should take a 'no-deal' Brexit off the table

Acting in the national interest means avoiding a hard exit from the EU
FT   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 17:59:41

UK cannot simply trade on WTO terms after no-deal Brexit, say experts

UK may face seven-year wait for frictionless trade under WTO rules if it crashes out of EU The UK will be unable to have frictionless, tariff-free trade under World Trade Organization rules for up to seven years in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to two leading European Union ...
Amelia Hill / Guardian   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 17:31:16

Brexit: All the latest updates

With just 61 days until Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May is attempting to get her deal approved by MPs.
Al Jazeera   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 17:30:52

China-US trade talks, Fed meeting, Brexit

Your FT guide to next week's big events
FT   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 17:11:27

Sunday Shows Round-Up: Brexit Amendments, No-Deal Martial Law, and Philip May

Arj Singh / Huffington Post   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 15:57:47

Ireland dashes May's hopes of breaking Brexit stalemate

Dublin says it is implacably opposed to any attempts to alter backstop deal
FT   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 15:05:10

Dyson relocates its HQ on the eve of Brexit

British businessman James Dyson has long trumpeted Britain's economic potential on t...
FT   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 14:30:00

Divergence Reinvigorated

Last week the focus was on Europe. Prospects of a delay in Brexit helped extend sterling's gains to 11-week highs. Disappointing flash PMI for the eurozone and a dovish Draghi pushed the euro below $1.13 for the first time since mid-December. Speculation that the Reserve Bank of Australia would be ...
Marc Chandler / Marc to Market   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 14:13:47

Brexit: Theresa May's renegotiation hopes dealt blow as Ireland says backstop 'isn't going to change'

The prime minister is pinning her strategy on securing a concession to mitigate the indefinite backstop arrangement
Joe Watts / The Independent   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 14:11:00

UK government may scrap MPs' holiday to pass Brexit laws

British MPs could sit longer hours and their February holiday may be scrapped as the government races to pass its Brexit legislation before Britain leaves the EU on March 29, Downing Street said
AFP, London / Al Arabiya   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 14:08:34

Brexit: No change to backstop, Ireland insists

The comments come ahead of a crunch week for Theresa May as MPs are due to vote on her deal again.
BBC   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 13:54:12

Brexit campaigners angry at Electoral Commission plan to seek prosecution powers

Pro-Leave figures fear anti-Brexit 'bias' as powers could be in place for potential second referendum
Shaun Connolly / The Independent   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 13:28:23

UK could introduce martial law if there is chaos after no-deal Brexit

British officials are looking at whether they might need sweeping powers, including the introduction of martial law, if there is disorder after Brexit, The Sunday Times newspaper reported. There has been a discussion about using the Civil Contingencies Act 2004, which allows curfews, travel bans and the deployment of the ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 13:23:22

Minister says Britain has martial law option under Brexit no-deal, but has no plans to exercise it

Britain has the option of using martial law to quell civil disorder that might ensue under a no-deal Brexit, but that is not the focus ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 13:18:22

Hancock: Government Will "Listen Very Carefully" to Calls to Remove Backstop

#Brexit: The government will "listen very carefully" to calls to remove the Northern Irish backstop, says Health Secretary Matt #Marr - BBC Politics (@BBCPolitics) January 27, 2019 Matt Hancock has given the clearest public signal yet that the Government is considering getting behind moves to remove the backstop from the ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 13:10:54

Coveney on the Backstop

Irish Deputy Prime Minister Simon Coveney on the backstop: Nobody has come up with "a pragmatic, sensible and legally sound" #Marr #Brexit - BBC Politics (@BBCPolitics) January 27, 2019 Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney insisted on Marr that the backstop couldn't be changed because nobody had come up with a ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 12:58:14

Britain has martial law option under Brexit no-deal, but no plan to exercise it - secretary

Britain has the option of using martial law to quell civil disorder that might ensue under a no-deal Brexit, but that is not the focus of the government's attention, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 12:44:31

Cooper "Hopes" Corbyn Will Support Her Power Grab

Labour's Yvette Cooper on her plan to delay #Brexit: "We can't just carry on with a game of #Marr - BBC Politics (@BBCPolitics) January 27, 2019 Yvette Cooper has said that she "hopes" Corbyn will come out and back her power-grab amendment on Tuesday - obviously without Labour frontbench support ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 12:43:52

Britain has martial law option under Brexit no-deal, but no plan to exercise it: minister

Britain has the option of using martial law to quell civil disorder that might ensue under a no-deal Brexit, but that is not the focus of the government's attention, Health Minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 12:42:27

Ireland Vague on Hard Border

"Can you guarantee that if there is a #NoDealBrexit there will be no hard border in Ireland?" - Sophy #Ridge asks Fine Gael's Minister for European Affairs @HMcEntee. Follow it live here: - Ridge on Sunday (@RidgeOnSunday) January 27, 2019 Irish Government ministers have been out in force this morning ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 12:33:09

Government Considers Plans To Declare Martial Law In A No-Deal Brexit Scenario

Arj Singh / Huffington Post   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 12:27:08

Senior minister edges closer to ruling out no-deal Brexit

A senior minister has edged close to ruling out Britain leaving the EU without a deal, predicting such a scenario will never become "government policy".
Sky   |   Sun, 27 Jan 2019 11:54:00