Brexit News Archive: 09 Mar 2019

Does Jeremy Corbyn's meeting with Tory advocates of a Norway-style deal mean we are heading for a soft Brexit?

Analysis: Nick Boles and Oliver Letwin met the Labour leader this afternoon: is this, asks John Rentoul, the beginning of a cross-party compromise?
John Rentoul / The Independent   |   Sat, 9 Mar 2019 19:49:13

Brexit: We will not back deal which breaks up UK - Leadsom

The Commons Leader says she is "deeply disappointed" by a proposal from the EU's chief negotiator.
BBC   |   Sat, 9 Mar 2019 18:48:18

As Crucial Brexit Vote Looms, Here's What To Expect

As the Brexit doomsday clock ticks ever closer to day zero, Tory Brexiteers and their allies in the DUP (the tiny Northern Irish party that props up May's government) are facing an incredibly difficult decision. Should they finally relent in their opposition to Theresa May's deal and effectively take the ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sat, 9 Mar 2019 16:50:00

EU, UK officials hold more Brexit talks

British and EU officials were meeting Saturday to try again to break the deadlock over their divorce deal, less than three weeks before Brexit.The two sides are trying to find a way to make the
AFP, London / Al Arabiya   |   Sat, 9 Mar 2019 16:36:38

French customs strike delays Eurostar, airports ahead of Brexit

As French customs officers staged the sixth day of a work-to-rule strike this Saturday, airport officers joined customs workers in charge of Eurostar trains and of the Channel port of Calais, sparking travel chaos throughout the week.
Henrique VALADARES / France 24   |   Sat, 9 Mar 2019 16:28:30

Philip Hammond weighs options for spring statement spending

Can the chancellor deliver the 'end to austerity'? On Wednesday, MPs expect to hear the chancellor tell them that austerity will soon be consigned to history. Philip Hammond said in last year's budget that "austerity is coming to an end" and teased ministers with the promise of the cash that ...
Phillip Inman / Guardian   |   Sat, 9 Mar 2019 16:00:19

Anxiety for Britons living abroad as Brexit day nears

Many who have made a new life overseas, say they fear for their future after Brexit.
Al Jazeera   |   Sat, 9 Mar 2019 14:14:01

Brexit: Last-ditch negotiations descend into open hostility as minister accuses EU of 'playing games' after extraordinary Twitter row

Andrea Leadsom says she is 'deeply disappointed with what we're hearing coming out of the EU'
Ashley Cowburn / The Independent   |   Sat, 9 Mar 2019 13:35:00

U.K. dismisses EU offer on Brexit backstop as 'disappointing'

U.K. Cabinet minister Andrea Leadsom rejected the European Union's latest plan to break the Brexit deadlock, but said Parliament will be given more chances to ...
Tim Ross / Japan Times   |   Sat, 9 Mar 2019 13:19:08

Brexit Comes to a Head, and while Europe and US Data Rebound, the Equity Rally Falters

Brexit comes to a head. By nearly all reckoning, the Withdrawal Bill will be resoundingly defeated in the House of Commons on March 12. The margin of defeat may not match the first rejection, but it will be the death knell to the path that had been negotiated for a ...
Marc Chandler / Marc to Market   |   Sat, 9 Mar 2019 12:56:28

UK minister rejects Barnier's Irish backstop reassurances

EU Brexit negotiator's reassurances are 'disappointing,' says Andrea Leadsom.
Mark Scott / Politico   |   Sat, 9 Mar 2019 12:19:38

What Brexit game is EU playing? British parliament leader Leadsom asks

The leader of Britain's parliament Andrea Leadsom said she was beginning to wonder what game the European Union was playing over Brexit as relations between London and Brussels deteriorated ahead of a vote by lawmakers next week.
Reuters   |   Sat, 9 Mar 2019 12:02:59

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