Brexit News Archive: 10 Feb 2019

Theresa May reaches out to Labour over Brexit impasse amid government efforts to buy time

PM risks fresh Tory rift over Jeremy Corbyn's customs union demands
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 22:36:01

May rejects pivot towards Brexit customs union compromise

Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected the idea of targeting a customs union with the European Union, pouring cold water on hopes from some that she could shift her Brexit policy to win over the opposition Labour Party.
Reuters   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 22:33:12

UK's May rejects pivot towards Brexit customs union compromise

British Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected the idea of targeting a customs union with the European Union, pouring cold water on hopes from some that she could shift her Brexit policy to win over the opposition Labour Party.
Reuters   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 22:32:49

Theresa May Rejects Jeremy Corbyn's Demand UK Match EU Workers' Rights After Brexit

Ned Simons / Huffington Post   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 22:30:10

The Nationalist Revival: Identify and Reclaim

"The Trump era could last another thirty years." That was the headline last week on a widely discussed column by Gideon Rachman, principal foreign affairs commentator of the Financial Times. In the three years since Brexit and Trump, Rachman observed, a global populist movement has gathered momentum: Jair Bolsonaro in ...
dw / Economic Principals   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 19:23:12

May seeks more Brexit debates in push for negotiating time as U.K. biz lobby warns of no-deal 'emergency zone'

British Prime Minister Theresa May will later this week pledge to give Parliament another chance to voice their opinions on Brexit by Feb. 27, a ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 19:13:03

HSBC's Mark Tucker to become chair of TheCityUK

Appointment comes as financial services sector worries over no-deal Brexit risk
FT   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 19:07:56

Factbox - Brexit: What will happen in the British parliament on Feb. 14?

The British parliament is set to hold a debate on Brexit on Feb. 14 but this is not a re-run of a vote last month on whether to approve the exit deal Prime Minister Theresa May's negotiated with the European Union.
Reuters   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 17:07:59

Brexit, US-China trade talks, Nigerian elections

Your FT guide to next week's big events
FT   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 17:00:24

Brexit: Thousands of British lorry drivers face being barred from entering EU after missing out on permits

More than 10,000 HGV operators have not obtained crucial annual passes
Shehab Khan / The Independent   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 16:53:09

Brexit breakthrough? May accepts Corbyn talks offer

Theresa May has accepted the offer of more talks with Jeremy Corbyn to break the Brexit deadlock, boosting chances of a breakthrough.
Sky   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 16:53:00

UK economic growth expected to halve in final quarter of 2018

Official figures likely to show Brexit anxieties weighing on consumers and business UK growth slowed sharply in the final three months of 2018 as Brexit anxiety weighed on consumers and firms, official figures published on Monday are expected to show. City economists estimate that economic growth halved to just 0.3% ...
Angela Monaghan / Guardian   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 15:46:09

Give me more time to get Brexit deal: Theresa May urges UK lawmakers

With Brexit just 47 days away, the British government asked lawmakers on Sunday to give Prime Minister Theresa May more time to rework her divorce deal with the European Union. Communities Secretary James Brokenshire said Parliament would get to pass judgment on May's Brexit plan "no later than Feb 27."
Times of India   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 15:38:11

MPs 'change the way they vote on Brexit' out of fear for their safety, says Tom Watson

'It's really important that political leaders stand up and say we are not going to accept these threats of violence and intimidation'
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 15:32:31

Brexit goes to the brink

History tells us we should not draw conclusions from the lack of agreement at this moment
FT   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 15:22:17

Brexit: More votes promised as Labour says May running down the clock

But Labour is demanding a decisive vote on Theresa May's deal this month and accuses her of running down the clock.
BBC   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 15:04:42

Theresa May Promises U.K. Lawmakers Brexit Vote by Feb. 27

May will ask Parliament to affirm its desire to remove the Irish backstop clause
Robert Hutton and Lucy Meakin / Bloomberg / Time   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 15:01:47

May To UK Lawmakers: Give Me More Time To Get A Brexit Deal

LONDON (AP) - With Brexit just 47 days away, the British government asked lawmakers on Sunday to give Prime Minister...
Matt Shuham / TPM   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 14:59:32

Theresa May tries to buy time as the Brexit clock ticks down

The Brexit impasse has left the world's fifth largest economy facing an uncertain future.
SMH   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 14:41:19

Hard Brexit threatens 100,000 German jobs: Study

Workers in Germany's car industry would be at particular risk, according to academics.
Bjarke Smith-Meyer / Politico   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 14:04:38

Sunday Shows Round-Up: Brexit Is Entering The 'Emergency Zone'

Ned Simons / Huffington Post   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 13:56:58

You Have Deal And No Deal

If you block a deal and then block a no deal you have....?The government has sought to buy Theresa May more time to put together a workable Brexit deal by promising another say for MPs by the end of the month, as business leaders said the process was now in ...
Atrios / Eschaton   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 13:39:00

100,000 jobs at risk in Germany from 'no deal' Brexit

Jorg Luyken / Telegraph   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 13:19:28

Brexit: Theresa May offers MPs 'meaningful vote' by end of February in plea for more time

A bid for a second referendum is among amendments due to be tabled on Valentine's Day
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 12:28:00

US companies warn investors of mounting Brexit risks

Threat of disorderly exit from EU prompts growing alarm in American boardrooms
FT   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 12:27:18

UK's May to promise new Brexit debate in push for more negotiating time

British Prime Minister Theresa May will pledge this week to give parliament another chance to voice their opinions on Brexit by Feb. 27 as she tries to buy more time to negotiate a new deal with the European Union.
Reuters   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 11:41:41

Factbox: Brexit - What will happen in the British parliament on February 14?

The British parliament is set to hold a debate on Brexit on Feb. 14 but this is not a re-run of a vote last month on whether to approve the exit deal Prime Minister Theresa May's negotiated with the European Union.
Reuters   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 11:41:14

MPs Will Get Vote On Brexit By End Of February, Says James Brokenshire

Ned Simons / Huffington Post   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 11:38:33

A hundred years of impatience haven't solved economy's structural problems | Larry Elliott

Brexit is an opportunity, for remainers as well as leavers, to put the country on the right path This year marks a centenary of sorts. Back in 1919, with the first world war finally over, Britain woke up to a new reality: the days of being the world's pre-eminent economic ...
Larry Elliott / Guardian   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 11:28:23

May to promise new Brexit debate in push for more negotiating time

Prime Minister Theresa May will pledge this week to give parliament another chance to voice their opinions on Brexit by Feb. 27 as she tries to buy more time to negotiate a new deal with the European Union.
Reuters   |   Sun, 10 Feb 2019 11:25:53