Brexit News Archive: 22 Mar 2019

Brexit latest: Theresa May could drop third vote on deal if it lacks support

Prime minister writes to MPs outlining four possible ways to end impasse
Peter Stubley / The Independent   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 22:40:22

Brexit fears boost British tourism

Uncertainty over Brexit is prompting a surge in bookings for British holidays this year.
BBC   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 22:14:16

Brexit: Vote on Theresa May's deal may not happen next week

The PM tells MPs if there isn't "sufficient support" for her Brexit deal a vote may not happen next week.
BBC   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:58:00

Week ahead: Apple event, Lyft, Brexit

FT   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:48:03

Brexit news - live: Tom Watson defies Jeremy Corbyn over second referendum as Macron issues fresh attack on Brexiteers

Follow all the latest updates from Westminster live
Ashley Cowburn, Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:43:00

Battered May set to cede control of Brexit to MPs

Commons to vote on options as PM concedes her deal will not go back without 'sufficient support'
FT   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:56:36

Uri Geller tells PM: 'I am going to stop Brexit telepathically'

Illusionist Uri Geller has vowed to stop Brexit in an open letter addressed to Theresa May. 
Sky   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:55:00

DUP leader takes aim at May's Brexit strategy

Nigel Dodds attacks failure to change withdrawal agreement and TV address
FT   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:50:46

Echoing de Gaulle, Macron sees Brexit Britain as poor fit for Europe

France's wartime hero Charles de Gaulle twice vetoed Britain's attempts to join the European Economic Community in the 1960s, convinced the country was a poor fit for Europe.
Reuters   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:43:47

UK's May hints she might not bring Brexit deal back for third parliament vote next week

British Prime Minister Theresa May hinted on Friday that she might not bring her European Union withdrawal deal back to parliament for a third time next week if there was not enough support for it to be passed.
Reuters   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:42:03

May hints she might not bring Brexit deal back for third parliament vote next week

Prime Minister Theresa May hinted on Friday that she might not bring her European Union withdrawal deal back to parliament for a third time next week if there was not enough support for it to be passed.
Reuters   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:36:57

Kent braced as Brexit traffic plan hits the road

Residents and businesses to get first experience of gridlock contingency measures
FT   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:35:30

PM could drop vote on Brexit deal if it lacks support

Theresa May has indicated she may not bring her deal back to parliament for a third vote if there is not enough support for it.
Sky   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:24:00

Relief all round as EU leaders offer another reprieve on Brexit

FT Brussels reporters bring you the latest from this week's European Union summit, w...
FT   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:16:46

Brexit: DUP kills off Theresa May's hopes it will rescue her deal - 'nothing has changed'

'We will not accept any deal which poses a long-term risk to the constitutional and economic integrity of the United Kingdom'
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:08:00

Brexit is ruining Britain's reputation in Europe

Analysis: Watching on from Brussels, EU leaders are getting the impression Britain can't be trusted to act responsibly, says Europe Correspondent Jon Stone
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:04:00

What happens next with Brexit?

More than 1,000 days after the British public voted to leave the European Union, EU leaders have agreed to allow Britain a delay to the withdrawal process so it doesn't crash out of the bloc on March 29.
CNN   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:32:42

Intimidation of MPs worsening, says ex-MI5 chief Lord Evans

The problem is becoming worse - and Brexit has made the issue 'particularly acute', says Lord Evans.
BBC   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:30:29

European Union Takes Control of Brexit Timeline From Theresa May

The leaders agreed to extend the Brexit date until May 22
LORNE COOK and JILL LAWLESS / AP / Time   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:28:46

EU's Brexit and China problems are intertwined

Britain and Beijing loom as potentially formidable, if very different, rivals.
David M. Herszenhorn / Politico   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:19:09

EU Takes Charge, Forces Brexit Deadlines on U.K.'s May

European Union leaders agree to extend the Brexit date until May 22, on the eve of EU Parliament elections.
LORNE COOK and JILL LAWLESS / The Associated Press / truthdig   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:12:34

The New Brexit Deadlines Agreed To By The EU

Lisa Golden / Huffington Post   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:10:45

Theresa May must give parliament a chance

The clock is ticking fast and Brexit cannot belong solely to the Conservative party
FT   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:05:26

Tom Watson Could Back Theresa May's Brexit Deal If She Offers Second Referendum

Rachel Wearmouth / Huffington Post   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:01:18

Tom Watson defies Jeremy Corbyn by backing fresh Brexit referendum as 'the only way' to solve crisis

Deputy leader declares he will speak at 'Put it to the People' March - increasing pressure on his boss to end uncertainty about his own position
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:00:00

Ministers 'divided' over process for testing Brexit options

No decision has been taken on whether votes on alternatives to the PM's deal should be binding or not.
BBC   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:39:01

Sterling mounts recovery on Brexit delay and euro weakness

FT   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:38:48

OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 57)

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam previews the week's business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week they discuss Brexit, as Theresa May gets her conditional extension, central banks and reflect on markets.
Craig Erlam / OANDA   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:35:50

Brexit deadline extended: why Brussels chose these dates and what happens now

The 27 members of the European Union have responded to Britain's request to extend the Brexit process with two deadlines, having agreed that the original Brexit date of March 29 is no longer feasible. If the UK prime minister, Theresa May, can get British parliamentarians to approve her withdrawal agreement ...
Nieves Perez-Solorzano, Senior Lecturer in European Politics, University of Bristol / The Conversation   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:29:46

Business chiefs run out of patience over Brexit

MPs urged to forge compromise and end costly uncertainty
FT   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:26:39

Brexit: Why Theresa May now sees no-deal as second best option

The FT's Robert Shrimsley and Lionel Barber on the PM's change in strategy
FT   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:19:43

FTSE 100 sees £37bn wiped off value as global markets plunge

Global stock markets have plunged after latest economic data spurred renewed fears of an economic slowdown - while at the same time the pound rose sharply on latest Brexit developments.
Sky   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:05:00

Brexit: EU Asks UK To Accept 'No Deal' For Extension

Latest in the Brexit news is European Union leaders stepping up pressure on the U.K. to accept a no deal for gaining extension until May 22. Otherwise, Britain must express its next course of action by April 12, in case "no deal" pressed by Prime Minister Theresa May is rejected ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:04:40

Airlines/Brexit: charm defensive

IAG may well pull a rabbit out of the hat in its 'magic' to comply with EU ownership rules
FT   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:01:44

UK secures post-Brexit trade deal with group of Caribbean countries

Push to tie up rollover deals now covers about one third of UK's £117bn annual trade The UK has signed a post-Brexit trade deal with a group of Caribbean countries including Jamaica and Barbados, as ministers scramble to sign as many agreements as possible before leaving the EU. Related: UK ...
Richard Partington / Guardian   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:59:36

#EP2019-Brexit Date and the Suspension of Fidesz (II)

Nine weeks away from the European Parliament elections, Brexit and the suspension of Fidesz from the European People' Party has been worthwhile developments to pay attention to in the context of the EP elections campaigns. The evening of the 20th of March and the following day have been critical moments ...
gulayicoz / Ideas on Europe   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:58:48

Petition to stop Brexit passes 3M signatures

A petition calling for Brexit to be canceled through the revocation of Article 50 -- the legal process for leaving the European Union -- reached more than 3 million signatures on Friday.
CNN   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:57:29

Regret for backing Brexit in Birmingham South-Asian community

They thought Brexit could protect them from new waves of immigration, but now, want to change their minds.
Al Jazeera   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:47:29

For EU, Brexit has trashed Theresa May's 'strong and stable' image

May triggered the formal two-year countdown to Brexit while Britain was still divided over departure terms.
Associated Press / Financial Express   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:40:38

Fresh Blow For Theresa May As DUP Signals It Will Vote Down Her Brexit Deal For A Third Time

Rachel Wearmouth / Huffington Post   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:25:36

Europe cannot remain a 'prisoner' to Brexit delays, Macron says

French President Emmanuel Macron said Friday that Europe must not remain a to the uncertainties and delays of the Brexit process as Prime Minister Theresa May again seeks parliamentary approval of a new exit deal.
FRANCE 24 / France 24   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:25:03

A sensible Brexit solution is in everybody's interests

But if Westminster cannot find a way out, the public must have its say in a referendum
FT   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:14:52

Where Do They Go From Here

I've never really known what the major players in Brexit want. What would they decide, if any of them were actually the decider? What does May want? What do the supposed hardcore Brexiteers want? What do the Labour MPs (or TIG) whose position on the whole thing seems depend on ...
Atrios / Eschaton   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:07:00

EU summit an 'inexcusable' failure for UK PM, DUP says

Nothing has changed as far as the Brexit divorce deal British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking to convince lawmakers to back, the deputy leader of the Northern Irish party propping up her government said on Friday.
Reuters   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:04:42

The FT's biggest stories and best reads every Friday

Laura Pitel's top reads this week: Brexit mayhem, Kazakhstan's opera-loving heir apparent and a strange sensory trend in advertising
FT   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:04:11

Brexit and the Speaker's Tale

The recent dramatic intervention in the Brexit debate by the Speaker of the British House of Commons highlights the continued importance of a 643-year-old institution. But whether current incumbent John Bercow is upholding the office's honorable tradition of speaking truth to power probably depends on one's view of Brexit.
Marion Turner / Project Syndicate   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:03:37

Brexit's fate 'is in British hands', says Donald Tusk

European Council president says "anything is possible" before 12 April - including a much longer delay.
BBC   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:55:18

Richard Branson fears 'full-scale disaster' of no-deal Brexit

Virgin boss writes open letter accusing Theresa May of acting against national interest Follow all the day's Brexit developments - live Britain is "dangerously close to the full-scale disaster" of a no-deal Brexit, Sir Richard Branson has claimed in an open letter, accusing Theresa May of acting against the national ...
Rob Davies / Guardian   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:53:44

Brexit endgame: European Union takes back control

After the British Parliament defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's deal with the European Union for a second time in mid-March, it narrowly supported a request to the EU for an extended Brexit deadline. This week, May asked for a three-month extension and her European counterparts granted a The deadline was ...
Amanda Sloat / Brookings   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:51:49

UK's Clark says government will allow lawmakers indicative Brexit votes

Britain's business minister Greg Clark said on Friday that the government would allow parliament to hold votes to indicate what Brexit plans might be able to command the support of a majority of lawmakers.
Reuters   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:48:14

EU summit an failure for UK PM, DUP says

Nothing has changed as far as the Brexit divorce deal British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking to convince lawmakers to back, the deputy leader of the Northern Irish party propping up her government said on Friday.
Reuters   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:46:49

What You Need to Know as the Brexit Deadline Nears

Just as the Brexit saga was about to come to an end, it got more dramatic and a lot more confusing. An already uncertain process was thrown into disarray as the U.K. Parliament twice rejected the divorce deal that Prime Minister Theresa May negotiated with the European Union. The original ...
Washington Post   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:38:07

Brexit Deal Doomsday Plan: Soldiers In Nuclear Bunker Ready To Go

The UK is facing tough days ahead as British Prime Minister Theresa May presses forward with Brexit. Citizens have been warned to begin stockpiling basic supplies, such as food and medicine, in the event that no deal is made between [...] The post Brexit Deal Doomsday Plan: Soldiers In Nuclear ...
Joshua Rarrick / Value Walk   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:37:06

MPs must seize this chance to resolve Brexit

The main parties have turned into sects, drunk on their own righteousness
FT   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:23:21

UK lawmakers might vote on Brexit alternatives on Weds - Corbyn

The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party said votes on alternative Brexit plans to Prime Minister Theresa May's deal could be held in parliament on Wednesday, and there was support for other proposals.
Reuters   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:22:59

French President Macron says Europe must not remain hostage to Brexit

French President Emmanuel Macron said Europe must not remain a hostage to the ongoing Brexit process, as British Prime Minister Theresa May struggles to persuade a deeply divided parliament to back her Brexit deal after an EU summit granted her more time.
Reuters   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:21:21

UK lawmakers might vote on Brexit alternatives on Wednesday: Corbyn

The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party said votes on alternative Brexit plans to Prime Minister Theresa May's deal could be held in parliament on Wednesday, and there was support for other proposals.
Reuters   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:05:05

All options for Brexit still on the table, says Tusk

EU Council president insists deal, long extension and revoking Article 50 all remain possible
FT   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:51:49

From Israel to Brexit to France: Trump dips into allies' politics

He's trashed the British Prime Minister. He's cheered protesters in France. And now he's handed Israel's embattled leader a win days before a re-election. When it comes to other countries' domestic politics, President Donald Trump hasn't hesitated to put his thumb on the scale.
CNN   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:47:14

Brexit fatigue, Ireland's Varadkar says hopes Brexit deal will pass UK parliament

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday he hoped British Prime Minister Theresa May will get her deal to leave the European Union through parliament, adding that both sides have Brexit fatigue.
Reuters   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:38:29

Irish PM Varadkar: There won't be further extensions for the UK

Additional comments from Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar continue to cross the news wires. Key quotes (via Reuters) Customs union would solve a lot of problems we face, would be delighted if parliament chose that. There won't be further extensions for the UK. There is Brexit fatigue across EU and ...
FX Street   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:35:33

Brexit delay deal means 'anything is possible' including revoking Article 50, says EU president Donald Tusk

'The fate of Brexit is in the hands of our British friends. As you know, hope dies last,' Tusk says
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:34:00

The EU throws Theresa May one last Brexit lifeline

CNN   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:28:05

Article 50: Can the UK revoke Brexit?

A petition to revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU has been signed by millions.
BBC   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:22:52

Irish PM Varadkar: Brexit delay opens possibility of indicative UK votes

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar is now out on the wires, reiterating that the British Prime Minister Theresa May does not intend to take part in the European elections. Key quotes (via Reuters) No decision on a border task force. Brexit delay opens possibility of indicative UK votes. Would welcome ...
FX Street   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:22:23

Brexit: What happens next?

The EU's two-date extension plan changes the Brexit calculus for Leavers and Remainers.
Charlie Cooper / Politico   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:16:11

France talks tough on no-deal Brexit deadline, at odds with others

France said on Friday that Britain would crash out of the European Union on April 12 if it fails to ratify the Brexit withdrawal agreement and present a new plan, putting it at odds with other member states which adopted a softer stance.
Reuters   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:07:28

Brexit timeline: key dates in UK's divorce from EU

What happens next as the clock ticks on Britain's departure
FT   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:07:22

UK had 3 years to do Brexit. Another 3 weeks won't help

What can the UK achieve in three weeks that it couldn't in three years?
CNN   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:02:40

PM's Deputy Suggests 'Knock-Out' Votes On Alternative Brexit Plans

Arj Singh / Huffington Post   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:00:40

Brexit costs UK economy $1B a week

Brexit has been delayed, and may eventually be called off. But it's already done major damage to the UK economy.
CNN   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:50:17

The Pound Might Just Survive Brexit

The U.S. and European economies are in a much weaker state than at the time of the referendum. In the relative world of currencies, that matters.
Washington Post   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:49:00

Can't get the staff: Scenic Highlands at eye of Scotland's Brexit storm

Glen Mhor Hotel, a picturesque base for tourists hunting Scotland's Loch Ness monster, is struggling to find staff for the summer season as workers from the European Union snub Brexit Britain.
Reuters   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:48:45

Are bots gaming the 'Cancel Brexit' petition?

Questions have been asked about whether all the 3m signatures on the petition are genuine.
BBC   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:39:46

Where Is The People's Vote Brexit March? Here's What To Expect From The Protest

Isabel Togoh / Huffington Post   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:32:15

Nigel Farage Vows To Lead Brexit Party In European Elections

This is probably the last thing that Jean Claude-Juncker and the unelecteed, unaccountable EU bureaucrats in Brussels wanted to hear, particularly after mercifully allowing the UK another two weeks to give Theresa May's supremely unpopular withdrawal deal one last go (or find another, softer way forward). Days after the leader ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:26:31

FX Daily, March 22: Dreadful EMU PMI and US Machinations Rival Brexit for Attention

Overview: The S&P 500 recovered from the post-FOMC reversal to close a new 5-month high yesterday, led by technology. Financials were the only main sector to retreat. The large equity markets in Asia, Japan, China, Australia, South Korea, and Taiwan all advanced. Europe's Dow Jones Stoxx 600 reversed its initial ...
Marc Chandler / SNB CHF Blog   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:15:56

Returning to London, May faces mammoth task to change minds on Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May returned on Friday to her mammoth struggle of persuading a deeply divided parliament to back her Brexit deal after an EU summit granted her more time but little to help change minds in London.
Reuters   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:07:29

Terrible German PMI data sinks global stocks and euro

Stocks & USD - Terrible European data kills risk appetite EUR - Euro falls as German bunds go negative Brexit - EU throws UK a delay bone Oil - Stockpiles fell 9.6M even as imports rose 186K Gold - Stronger on dovish Fed Stocks & Dollar US equities are off ...
Ed Moya / OANDA   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:01:05

Brexit: Norway-style EEA membership may not be right for UK, says Icelandic prime minister

Katrín Jakobsdottir says debate in UK is far from the realities of agreement
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:00:00

Sick Remainers Produce 'Commemorative' Tea Towel With Dead Brexiteers On

Warped Remainers have produced a 'commemorative' tea towel to celebrate the deaths of people who voted for Brexit and have died since the referendum. These are people's mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, children whose deaths they are gloating over... The post Sick Remainers Produce 'Commemorative' Tea Towel With Dead Brexiteers On ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:59:32

Brexit news: Nigel Farage accused of hypocrisy after claiming Article 50 petition signatures are 'coming from Russia'

It comes as more than three million people signed a petition calling for article 50 to be revoked
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:58:48

Resign Rather Than Delay Brexit Further, Senior Tory Tells PM

Arj Singh / Huffington Post   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:57:03

Eurozone suffers sharp decline in manufacturing activity

Drop is biggest in almost six years amid Brexit chaos and faltering demand from China The eurozone economy has recorded its steepest drop in manufacturing activity in nearly six years amid mounting political chaos over Brexit, faltering export demand from China and problems facing the car industry. The IHS Markit ...
Richard Partington Economics correspondent / Guardian   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:56:57

Brexit protest: Seven Labour frontbenchers among dozens of MPs to join Put it to the People march

Presence of shadow ministers at major protest likely to add to pressure on Jeremy Corbyn to fully endorse Final Say vote
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:50:00

Brexit: what will happen now?

Vote on exit deal, parliamentary bid for control and Theresa May's future as PM on agenda
FT   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:49:43

Deutsche Bank investment bank boss doubles pay with Brexit boost

Garth Ritchie revealed to earn €250,000 extra a month for overseeing Brexit plans
FT   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:46:31

Is Emmanuel Macron Tony Blair's agent provocateur to ensure Brexit fails?

Henry Samuel / Telegraph   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:46:17

The Brexit farce is about to turn to tragedy

Britain is paying for its ignorance of how the EU actually works
FT   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:38:18

Returning to London, Britain's May faces mammoth task to change minds on Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May returned on Friday to her mammoth struggle of persuading a deeply divided parliament to back her Brexit deal after an EU summit granted her more time but little to help change minds in London.
Reuters   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:33:39

France says Britain to leave EU on April 12 if no deal, not later

Britain will crash out of the European Union on April 12 if its lawmakers again vote down the Brexit withdrawal agreement and the government fails to present a new, credible plan, a French presidency official said on Friday.
Reuters   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:33:15

Brexit: 10 ways you could be affected by no-deal

From your weekly shop to your holiday plans, how could a no-deal Brexit affect you?
BBC   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:17:01

Brexit petition calling for Article 50 to be revoked hits three million signatures

Analysis of 16,000 petitions running on government website finds revoke Article 50 request has more than three times as many signatures as all pro-Brexit petitions combined
Tom Batchelor / The Independent   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:06:00

More communism at Deutsche Bank

Putting a price on Brexit.
FT   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:58:59

GBP/USD refreshes session tops, beyond mid-1.3100s but lacks follow-through

• A sudden pickup in the USD demand prompts some intraday weakness. • Brexit delay continues to lend some support and helped limit the downside. • The focus will remain on the third meaningful vote, now expected next week. The GBP/USD pair quickly reversed an early European session dip to ...
FX Street   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:57:17

EUR/USD stays weak, fails around 1.1320

The pair drops and rebounds from the 1.1290 zone. German, EMU flash PMIs expected on the weak side in March. EU Summit and Brexit stays in centre stage. EUR/USD remains under pressure at the end of the week although it has now regained some shine above the 1.1300 handle. EUR/USD ...
FX Street   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:55:31

What happens next on Brexit?

European Union leaders have given Prime Minister Theresa May a two week reprieve before Britain could leave the bloc without an exit deal if she fails to win parliament's backing for her agreement with Brussels.
Reuters   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:48:58

UK link to suspect package, says Flanagan

The packages are the result of heightened tensions in NI due to Brexit, says the Irish justice minister.
BBC   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:48:42

May determined to deliver Brexit deal, no date yet for new vote - spokesman

British Prime Minister Theresa May is determined to deliver on her Brexit deal and end uncertainty, her spokesman said on Friday, although he could not confirm when lawmakers would be given a vote to approve that agreement.
Reuters   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:48:03

UK Official: Vote on Brexit deal likely on Tuesday or Wednesday

According to the latest headlines floating on the wires, citing a UK Official, the UK government plans to hold a vote on the Brexit deal next week - likely on Tuesday or Wednesday. Meanwhile, a junior Brexit minister was noted saying that statutory instrument will be laid in the Parliament ...
FX Street   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:38:39

Brexit: Conservative MPs to be offered free votes on 'plan B' options, minister suggests

Move would dramatically increase the chances of MPs backing a softer Brexit - or a fresh referendum
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:38:00

UK PM May Spokesman: Government will consider if deal will pass before putting it to a vote

The UK government spokesman, James Slack was out with some comments in the last hour and said that the PM Theresa May will continue discussing Brexit before putting it to vote. Additional quotes: • Discussions with DUP are still ongoing • The government will consider if the deal will pass ...
FX Street   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:34:46

Brexit: What happens now?

After failing twice to get her Brexit deal through Parliament, Theresa May has now secured a delay to Brexit.
BBC   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:28:31

UK Junior Brexit Minister Kwarteng: Government's focus is to get third Brexit vote and pass it

Kwasi Kwarteng - a junior UK Brexit minister crossed the wires in the last hour, saying that it is intolerable for the UK to take part in the EU elections and that the UK government's focus is to get third Brexit vote and pass it. If the house is being ...
FX Street   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:25:20

Corbyn bookmakers' favourite to become next prime minister as Theresa May's Brexit crisis deepens

Labour leader has shorter odds than leading Tories Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and Jeremy Hunt
Adam Forrest / The Independent   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:24:00

Factbox: What happens next on Brexit?

European Union leaders have given Prime Minister Theresa May a two week reprieve before Britain could leave the bloc without an exit deal if she fails to win parliament's backing for her agreement with Brussels.
Reuters   |   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:16:44