Brexit News Archive: 09 Feb 2019

Netherlands reports dozens Brexit-related company moves from UK

More than 40 companies last year moved, or said they would move, their operations from Britain to the Netherlands in response to Brexit uncertainties, Dutch authorities reported on Saturday.The
AFP, The Hague / Al Arabiya   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 15:17:23

French port city of Calais prepares for no-deal Brexit

Nearly 2 million lorries pass through the port of Calais every year. It is a vital supply route between continental Europe and the UK, and consequently the prospect of no deal Brexit is taken very seriously there. Planning started nearly a year ago, and now building work has too. The ...
FRANCE24 / France 24   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 14:49:32

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn says Labour could still back new referendum amid party backlash

Labour leader caused dismay among pro-EU Labour MPs with Brexit offer to Theresa May
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 14:02:00

Pressure grows on Grayling as Brexit ferry firm dumped

Pressure on Chris Grayling is growing after the government axed its Brexit no-deal contract with a ferry firm that has no ships.
Sky   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 13:59:00

UK Facing Higher Medicine Costs And Increased Risk Of Fakes Post-Brexit, European Suppliers Warn

Connor Parker / Huffington Post   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 13:34:32

I've covered nine financial crises since the 1960s. Here's what I learned

From the devaluation of sterling in 1967 to Brexit uncertainty, our economics commentator reflects on how Britain has diced with fiscal catastrophe I wanted to be a journalist from an early age - the age when most of my (male) contemporaries out there in west Wimbledon had set their sights ...
William Keegan / Guardian   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 13:00:07

Dutch say hundreds of companies plotting Brexit switch

The Netherlands says it has attracted 1,923 jobs and €291 million in investment, and plans a lot more.
Joshua Posaner / Politico   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 12:29:08

U.K. scraps Brexit ferry deal with firm that has no ships

The British government has canceled a contract to ship goods to the country after Brexit with a company that turned out to have no boats ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 12:05:46

Brexit's corporate refugee numbers in Netherlands set to swell

Brexit is driving companies out of the U.K., and the Netherlands is raking in the corporate refugees.About 250 companies are in talks with the Netherlands ...
Ruben Munsterman / Japan Times   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 11:54:09

The real-life Wolf of Wall Street says 'it'll work out' for the City of London after Brexit

Jordan Belfort, the inspiration behind the character in "The Wolf of Wall Street," is bullish on the City of London's chances of serving any Brexit eventuality. The former penny stockbroker spent 22 months in prison for scamming investors. He claims he has "no doubts" that London will remain a key ...
Callum Burroughs / Business Insider   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 11:00:56

Government cancels Brexit ferry contract with no-ship firm

Seaborne Freight had won £13.8m contract despite never having run Channel service A controversial no-deal Brexit ferry contract awarded to a firm with no ships has been cancelled by the Department for Transport after an Irish shipping firm that had been secretly backing the deal pulled out. The decision by ...
Damien Gayle / Guardian   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 10:55:16

Britain scraps Brexit ferry deal with company that has no ships

Seaborne Freight's contract had been controversial from the start.
Joshua Posaner / Politico   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 10:48:03

Ferry company with no ferries stripped of Brexit contract

Seaborne Freight loses out on £13.8m deal to transport emergency supplies if UK leaves EU with no agreement
FT   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 10:32:27

UK pulls plug on no-deal Brexit ferry company with no ferries

A no-deal Brexit ferry contract awarded to a company with no ferries has been canceled by the UK government after the firm's backer, an Irish shipping company, pulled out.
CNN   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 10:21:49

Exclusive: British Tourists Could Be Left Without Medical Cover In EU Countries After No-Deal Brexit

Nicola Slawson / Huffington Post   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 09:56:36

Nigel Farage backs new 'Brexit Party'

Nigel Farage, who was the most prominent campaigner for Britain to leave the European Union, has backed a new pro-Brexit party approved by the UK's Electoral Commission.
CNN   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 09:32:59

Brexit: Chris Grayling terminates no-deal ferry contract with company which has no ships

Labour accused Mr Grayling of being 'the worst secretary of state ever'
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 09:16:00

Chris Grayling Terminates Contract With No-Deal Brexit Ferry Company

Nicola Slawson / Huffington Post   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 08:27:33

British techies in Silicon Valley are watching Brexit unfold with barely concealed horror

British entrepreneurs and investors in Silicon Valley are watching Brexit unfold back home with shock and horror. Business Insider spoke to UK techies in the US about their thoughts on Britain leaving the European Union. There were widespread concerns it would make it harder for British firms to attract talent ...
Rob Price / Business Insider   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 08:00:00

Brexit: Seaborne Freight no-deal ferry contract scrapped

The government says it has ended a controversial contract with a ferry company that had no ships.
BBC   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 07:47:52

Brexit firm with no ships has ferries contract cancelled

A firm with no ships that was to ensure ferries kept crossing the Channel in a no-deal Brexit has had its contract cancelled.
Sky   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 07:05:00

Saturday 7-Up

This week 245,705 visitors visited 763,901 times viewing 1,162,601 pages. The top stories in order of popularity were: Scottish Tory MP Removed From Strangers Bar By Police Media Ignore New Production of World's Best-Selling Car in UK SNP Brexit Stance Destroyed By Question Time Audience Juncker Shares Inflammatory Card With ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 07:00:17

Tusk's Brexit 'Hell' Moment a Touch Provocative, Ireland Says

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday reiterated that the changes she's seeking to the so-called Irish backstop withdrawal agreement must be legally binding for U.K. lawmakers to approve a deal. The prime minister also said she told Tusk his comments were "unhelpful'' and had caused "dismay'' in the U.K. ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sat, 9 Feb 2019 06:33:08

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