Brexit News Archive: 16 Feb 2019

Brexit: Majority of people want MPs to have free vote on Brexit deal, new poll shows

Exclusive: Two-thirds of people want MPs to have a 'free vote' in parliament when the opportunity comes up over the next few weeks
Joe Watts / The Independent   |   Sat, 16 Feb 2019 22:37:00

Jeremy Corbyn accused of ditching Labour's Brexit policy as party delegates turn on leader

Exclusive: Delegates charge their leader with failing to implement the plan approved by conference and demand he backs a new referendum
Joe Watts / The Independent   |   Sat, 16 Feb 2019 22:35:00

May to resume Brexit talks with EU's Juncker next week

Prime Minister Theresa May is to hold Brexit talks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker next week, her office said on Saturday, following this week's symbolic defeat in parliament which was widely interpreted as undermining her negotiating strength with the EU.
Reuters   |   Sat, 16 Feb 2019 22:33:17

What is the Put It To The People march, when is it and where will it take place?

Campaigners to renew demand for a public vote on the final Brexit deal
Peter Stubley / The Independent   |   Sat, 16 Feb 2019 22:05:00

Brexit: Put It To The People march demanding Final Say referendum to take place six days before UK leaves EU

Politicians of all parties hail fresh demonstration at pivotal moment - with current stalemate poised to 'go down to the wire'
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sat, 16 Feb 2019 22:00:03

Regional airline Flybmi collapses, blaming Brexit uncertainty

East Midlands carrier with 376 staff goes into administration and cancels all flights The British airline Flybmi has gone bust, cancelling all flights with immediate effect and blaming Brexit as the main cause of its collapse. The company, which employs 376 staff and operates more than 600 flights a week, ...
Lin Jenkins / Guardian   |   Sat, 16 Feb 2019 21:48:24

UK airline flybmi files for bankruptcy citing Brexit

Regional carrier blames uncertainty surrounding country's exit from Europe
FT   |   Sat, 16 Feb 2019 20:57:32

UK regional airline Flybmi goes into administration blaming Brexit

British regional airline Flybmi has gone into administration and has cancelled all flights with immediate effect, the company said in a statement on Saturday, blaming Brexit uncertainty as one of the reasons for its collapse.
Reuters   |   Sat, 16 Feb 2019 20:09:55

British Flybmi Airline Goes Into Administration After Being 'Seriously Affected' By Uncertainty Over Brexit

Nicola Slawson / Huffington Post   |   Sat, 16 Feb 2019 19:22:24

The next three acts of the Brexit drama

The challenge will be welding a political reconciliation from our fractured parties
FT   |   Sat, 16 Feb 2019 18:00:23

Brexit debate: Campaigners use billboards and magazines

Brexit has created a war of words on bridges, boats and buses - some entirely false.
Al Jazeera   |   Sat, 16 Feb 2019 17:50:05

Porsche warns of possible 10% Brexit price increase

Taipei Times   |   Sat, 16 Feb 2019 17:04:43

Britain is discovering the difficult truth about trade deals | Phillip Inman

Wanting to forge new trading relationships after Brexit and securing them are two very different things A trade deal, any trade deal: that is all Liam Fox wants from his civil servants. It is not much for an international trade secretary to ask. Especially when the prospect of all-encompassing agreements ...
Phillip Inman / Guardian   |   Sat, 16 Feb 2019 17:00:17

London Fashion Week: Industry leaders not backing Brexit

Fashion industry leaders want the UK to be able to continue to recruit and trade freely with Europe.
Al Jazeera   |   Sat, 16 Feb 2019 14:43:03

Anti-Brexit MEP dropped from debate at Oxford after criticising Tory MP Daniel Kawczynski

'Oxford University for centuries have had debates and that is what students want'
Eleanor Busby / The Independent   |   Sat, 16 Feb 2019 13:20:00

Drivers, While Marking Time

The main issues for investors have not changed. There are three dominant ones: Trade, growth, and Brexit. Unfortunately, there won't be any closure in the week ahead, and that may make short-term participants reluctant to turn more aggressive.The US reported exceptionally poor December retail sales and January industrial output figures. ...
Marc Chandler / Marc to Market   |   Sat, 16 Feb 2019 12:53:32

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