Brexit News Archive: 23 Feb 2019

Three ministers throw weight behind Brexit delay to stop no-deal

Three British cabinet ministers publicly indicated on Saturday they will back plans to delay Brexit if lawmakers vote down Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for a new deal with the European Union.
Reuters   |   Sat, 23 Feb 2019 22:41:31

Brexit must not be frustrated, Theresa May vows

The prime minister addresses party activists ahead of a week of crucial votes in Parliament.
BBC   |   Sat, 23 Feb 2019 22:37:41

MPs Will Kill Off Prospect Of No-Deal Brexit Next Week, Says Sir Vince Cable

Nadine White / Huffington Post   |   Sat, 23 Feb 2019 19:05:28

EU expects UK request to help avoid food shortages under hard Brexit

The European Union expects Britain to seek its assistance to avoid disruption to food imports in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the EU's agriculture chief said on Saturday.
Reuters   |   Sat, 23 Feb 2019 18:40:37

Labour leader Corbyn says he could back a second Brexit referendum

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said if his party won power he would renegotiate a Brexit deal with the European Union and could hold another referendum, as he comes under pressure to support giving the public another chance to stay in the bloc.
Reuters   |   Sat, 23 Feb 2019 18:29:25

Cabinet ministers 'who can't support Brexit policy should quit'

Three cabinet ministers should resign if they carry out their threat to defy the government by voting to delay Brexit to prevent a no-deal, a leading Brexiteer has told Sky News.
Sky   |   Sat, 23 Feb 2019 15:45:00

Will Brexit push Cambodia into economic crisis?

As the UK prepares to leave the EU, we look at Brexit's potential effect on Southeast Asian economies.
Al Jazeera   |   Sat, 23 Feb 2019 14:53:07

Jeremy Hunt enrages in Slovenia by wrongly saying it was 'a vassal state of the Soviet Union'

Foreign Secretary visits Slovenia hoping to win friends and influence people over Brexit, before being labelled 'arrogantly insulting' after tells his hosts they were once subservient to Russia when they were actually part of a fiercely independent Yugoslavia
Adam Lusher / The Independent   |   Sat, 23 Feb 2019 12:59:00

Three U.K. Cabinet ministers may break with May over Brexit

Three senior British Cabinet ministers suggested Saturday they may break with Prime Minister Theresa May and back amendments to delay Brexit unless a deal is ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Sat, 23 Feb 2019 12:55:25

UK ministers warn PM Theresa May to get her deal now or delay Brexit

Times of India   |   Sat, 23 Feb 2019 12:46:30

Get your deal now or delay Brexit, British ministers tell PM Theresa May

Three British cabinet ministers have publicly indicated they will back plans to delay Brexit if lawmakers vote down Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for a new deal with the European Union, writing a column in a newspaper on Saturday.Business minister Greg Clark, work and pensions minister Amber Rudd, and justice ...
Reuters / South China Morning Post   |   Sat, 23 Feb 2019 12:38:30

Japan and Britain plan April talks among foreign and defense ministers

Japan and Britain are arranging a meeting of their foreign and defense ministers on April 8 in Tokyo, aiming to enhance post-Brexit bilateral cooperation, government ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Sat, 23 Feb 2019 11:58:50