Brexit News Archive: 02 Mar 2019

Brexit: Boost for Corbyn as Labour voters in party's heartlands back Final Say referendum

Two-thirds of Labour supporters in Leave areas want fresh public poll amid widespread support for remaining in EU, poll finds
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Sat, 2 Mar 2019 22:13:43

Brexit boost for PM as Brady signals he will back her deal

Theresa May has received a major Brexit boost ahead of key Commons votes with an endorsement of her deal from the Tories' backbench leader.
Sky   |   Sat, 2 Mar 2019 21:57:00

IMF's Lagarde says messy Brexit would bring pain

Taipei Times   |   Sat, 2 Mar 2019 17:04:50

The EU's Top Negotiator Thinks The UK Will Run Out Of Time To Approve A Deal

Chris York / Huffington Post   |   Sat, 2 Mar 2019 16:42:49

'Are We Doing The Right Thing?' - Not All Hull And East Yorkshire Voters Are Sure About Brexit

Arj Singh / Huffington Post   |   Sat, 2 Mar 2019 14:24:21

Eyeing post-Brexit trade deal, US brushes aside food safety concerns as ‘smear campaign’

Britain should not follow the European Union’s “Museum of Agriculture” and let false concerns over US farming practices get in the way of a post-Brexit trade deal, the US ambassador to London said on Saturday.On Thursday, the United States laid out its objectives for a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain, ...
Reuters / South China Morning Post   |   Sat, 2 Mar 2019 13:33:27

Brexit: Corbyn facing mounting pressure to back amendment giving public fresh vote

MPs urge Labour leader to support backbench motion that would trigger 'confirmatory' referendum on May's deal
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Sat, 2 Mar 2019 13:25:00

Brexit, the NHS and the threat of dark money

Exploring the secretive money working to influence the UK's exit from the European Union.
Al Jazeera   |   Sat, 2 Mar 2019 13:15:06

US ambassador to UK under fire over defence of chlorinated chicken

Critics say process Woody Johnson called 'no-brainer' is 'harmful' to nation's health The US ambassador to Britain, Woody Johnson, has come under fire from a leading food critic, a farming union and trade justice campaigners over his push to open up the UK to American farmers post-Brexit. Jay Rayner, the ...
Jamie Doward / Guardian   |   Sat, 2 Mar 2019 13:09:06

EU Banking Regulator Urges Expanding Depositor Protections As 'No Deal' Brexit Looms

In a decision that assuaged the anxieties of the City's big clearinghouses (and, we imagine, many market participants as well), European Union regulators said last month they would permit UK-based clearing houses to continue serving EU clients in the event of a no-deal Brexit - a decision they hoped would ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sat, 2 Mar 2019 12:35:00

Michel Barnier says 'interpretive document' could solve Brexit impasse

The EU's Brexit negotiator said an extension should not be used to 'postpone a problem.'
Sarah Wheaton / Politico   |   Sat, 2 Mar 2019 12:18:47