Brexit News Archive: 17 Feb 2019

Berlin delivers Brexit extradition warning

Move underlines challenges for London and Brussels in maintaining security co-operation
FT   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:42:28

Geoffrey Cox takes centre stage in Brexit talks

Theresa May hopes attorney-general can win round fellow Brexiters to backstop
FT   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:14:51

Could the U.K. join CPTPP post-Brexit?

Seeking Alpha   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 18:28:08

What Britain should do after a no-deal Brexit

The UK must draw up a post-industrial economic strategy for the long term
FT   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 16:24:28

France denies it has softened stance on Brexit

France on Sunday denied British media reports that President Emmanuel Macron had offered concessions on the Irish backstop to end the stalemate over Brexit negotiations.
Reuters   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 16:02:27

Sunday Shows Round-Up: Brexit Talks, High Noon Votes, Labour Splits, Returning Jihadis and UK-China Relations

Arj Singh / Huffington Post   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 15:59:53

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   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 15:23:30

Six pro-Brexit protesters charged after London 'yellow vest' march

Six people are charged after police and emergency workers were attacked at a "yellow vest" march.
BBC   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 15:12:45

Theresa May Pleads for Brexit Plan Unity Before Talking Again With EU Leaders

Headway in Brussels will depend on whether May can show a united front at home
David Goodman and James Ludden / Bloomberg / Time   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 15:09:51

British airline blames Brexit for sudden collapse

Hundreds of passengers throughout Europe have been stranded by the abrupt collapse of the British regional airline Flybmi.
The Associated Press / CBC   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 15:01:04

Chemicals firms move regulation to EU in case of no-deal Brexit

Fears of no-deal Brexit prompt 50 firms with UK operations to seek to use EU regulators The threat of a no-deal Brexit has prompted a slew of chemicals companies to move regulatory approvals from the UK to the EU to protect their ability to do business legally. More than 50 ...
Jasper Jolly / Guardian   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 14:46:06

Senior Conservative under fire after dismissing march for fresh Brexit referendum as 'desperate stuff'

Leading Tories accused of 'sniping at the huge numbers of people in this country who want to make their voice heard'
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 14:45:24

May to speak to every EU head in bid for Brexit deal changes

Theresa May plans to speak to every European Union leader and the European Commission chief to seek changes to her EU withdrawal agreement, days after another defeat from her own lawmakers and as businesses brace for a no-deal Brexit on March 29.
Reuters   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 14:45:00

Airbus Warns No-Deal Brexit Would Be 'Absolutely Catastrophic'

Arj Singh / Huffington Post   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 14:33:27

Porsche warns UK customers of Brexit price rise

The German carmaker asks new UK customers to agree a possible 10% price rise under a no-deal Brexit.
BBC   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 14:29:27

UK's May to speak to every EU head in bid for Brexit deal changes

Britain's Theresa May plans to speak to every European Union leader and the European Commission chief to seek changes to her EU withdrawal agreement, days after another defeat from her own lawmakers and as businesses brace for a no-deal Brexit on March 29.
Reuters   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 14:17:33

Brexit: Theresa May urges Tory MPs to unite and back deal

Theresa May tells Conservatives "history will judge us all" over the handling of Britain's EU exit.
BBC   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 13:38:59

Airbus warns of 'catastrophic' no-deal Brexit

Company has spent 'tens of millions of euros' preparing for UK's exit from the EU.
Anca Gurzu / Politico   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 13:34:07

Airbus warns of no-deal Brexit, says has spent tens of millions preparing

Airbus said on Sunday it would have to make "difficult decisions" about future investment if Britain crashes out of the European Union without a deal, adding it had already spent tens of millions of euros in preparations.
Reuters   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 13:30:27

Brexit at Books Upstairs

Books Upstairs is very kindly hosting myself and Paul Gillespie at 6.30 pm on Thursday 28th February. We will be discussing my book, and no doubt the latest state of play as well. Space is limited, so those interested should email to reserve a place.
Kevin O'Rourke / Irish Economy   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 13:26:10

Jeremy Wright Bottles Backstop Commitments

Cabinet minister Jeremy Wright on #Brexit: "There are a number of different ways" to get legal changes to the Northern Irish backstop#Marr - BBC Politics (@BBCPolitics) February 17, 2019 Jeremy Wright doing nothing to help the growing sense that the Government is not serious about negotiating concrete legal changes to ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 12:55:44

In Brexit limbo, U.K. veers between high anxiety and grim humor

It's said that history often repeats itself - the first time as tragedy, the second as farce. Many Britons feel they are living through both ...
Jill Lawless / Japan Times   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 12:52:46

Brexit Minister Forced to Deny Negotiations Are a "Complete Waste of Time"

Brexit Minister @chhcalling says negotiations on the Irish border backstop are not a "complete waste of time" and there is a "huge amount of activity" in talks with EU leaders. Follow the latest on #Ridge here: - Ridge on Sunday (@RidgeOnSunday) February 17, 2019 You know your negotiations are going ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 12:11:25

Brexit and fuel prices cause regional UK airline to end operation

Flybmi has advised its customers not to travel to the airport unless they've purchased flights through another company.
Al Jazeera   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 11:54:02

Beckett: Labour Split Would Be "Big Mistake"

"Could the Labour party split over #Brexit?" asks @SophyRidgeSky. Dame Margaret Beckett tells #Ridge it would be "a big mistake" and adds that you can't change an organisation by leaving it. Follow political updates here: - Ridge on Sunday (@RidgeOnSunday) February 17, 2019 Arch-Blairite Margaret Beckett comes out strongly against ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 11:49:14

Brexit: Labour will only back a fresh referendum 'in extremis', John McDonnell says

Shadow chancellor cools hopes that Jeremy Corbyn is moving towards backing another public vote, saying: 'Let's get a deal done - that's the most important thing for me'
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 11:45:31

Minister Suggests Brexit Withdrawal Agreement May Not Be Reopened

Arj Singh / Huffington Post   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 11:36:44

Britain seems to be setting itself up as ‘another Hong Kong’

The City of London’s “charm offensive in the race for renminbi” has paid off, with London daily trading in renminbi now exceeding that in euro, the Financial Times reported. But this is only half the story, which is also about life after Brexit for Britain, and about the nation’s role ...
Anthony Rowley / South China Morning Post   |   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 11:34:54

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