Brexit News Archive: 24 Mar 2019

Embattled May seen facing heavy pressure to step down to save Brexit but ministers deny plotting her ouster

Embattled Prime Minister Theresa May was scrambling Sunday to win over adversaries to her Brexit withdrawal plan as key Cabinet ministers denied media reports that ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 22:40:15

'Time's up, Theresa' Sun newspaper says of British PM May

Rupert Murdoch's The Sun newspaper said in a front page editorial that Prime Minister Theresa May must on Monday announce she will stand down as soon as her Brexit deal is approved and the United Kingdom has left the European Union.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 22:27:22

GBP/USD: Bulls and bears jostle near 1.3200 on Brexit developments

Optimism surrounding Brexit delay confronts the uncertainty over PM May's post. 1.3070 continues to become important downside support with 1.3245 acting as immediate resistance. The GBP/USD pair is mild bid around 1.3210 during early Asian sessions on Monday. While the EU's preparedness for an unconditional Brexit extension till April 12 ...
FX Street   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 22:22:49

PM May to offer indicative votes on Brexit options - Telegraph reporter

British Prime Minister Theresa May is considering offering lawmakers so called indicative votes to find a way to break the Brexit deadlock, The Daily Telegraph's deputy political editor said.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 22:07:44

Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May holds Brexit crisis talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May held crisis talks Sunday with Conservative colleagues as she tries to plot a path through a pivotal week in the Brexit process amid reports her leadership is under imminent threat.Ensconced at her country residence Chequers, the embattled premier met with Tory Brexiteer MPs, including the ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 21:55:37

UK PM May to offer indicative votes on Brexit options: Telegraph reporter

British Prime Minister Theresa May is considering offering lawmakers so called indicative votes to find a way to break the Brexit deadlock, The Daily Telegraph's deputy political editor said.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 21:52:12

Brexit: What will happen in the British parliament on Monday?

British lawmakers will seek to use a vote on the government's next steps on Brexit on Monday to wrest control of the process and try to find a majority for an alternative way forward that would break the parliamentary deadlock.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 21:10:52

Spoon-bending psychic Uri Geller urges mass-telepathy against Brexit

Spoon-bending psychic Uri Geller wants to bend British Prime Minister Theresa May's will against Brexit using mass-telepathy.From his home in Israel, Geller - who is ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 21:05:51

May Losing Labour MPs' Brexit Backing After Workers' Rights Plans Delayed

Paul Waugh / Huffington Post   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 21:00:51

The Reckoning Is Here

Authored by Sven Henrich via NorthmanTrader.com, The big macro wheels are turning and everybody better pay very close attention. The Reckoning is coming. Best hope for a substantive China trade deal and a last minute save on Brexit to perhaps delay the inevitable: The Coming Recession. This week's full frontal ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 20:45:00

This Week in Europe: March Against Brexit, Fidesz suspended and more

Members of the TNF team recount big events from Europe from the past week, and point attention to news that may have passed notice. What did we miss? Comment on our Facebook page at ! As many as one million march against Brexit This Saturday British citizens came from all ...
Pascal Letendre-Hanns, Radu Dumitrescu / New Federalist   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 20:38:58

Brexit up in the air as May pushes divorce deal for third time

British Prime Minister Theresa May held crisis talks with senior colleagues and hardline Brexiteers on Sunday trying to breathe life into her twice-defeated European divorce deal after reports her cabinet was plotting to topple her.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 20:31:51

PM May was told - set out her exit date to get Brexit deal approved

British Prime Minister Theresa May was told at a meeting on Sunday with Brexit-supporting rebel lawmakers that she must set out a timetable to leave office if she wants to get her Brexit deal ratified, a Buzzfeed reporter said.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 20:30:14

Number of Brits moving to Australia plummets amid Brexit uncertainty and a weakening pound

Oscar Quine / Telegraph   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 20:20:25

UK PM May was told: set out her exit date to get Brexit deal approved

British Prime Minister Theresa May was told at a meeting on Sunday with Brexit-supporting rebel lawmakers that she must set out a timetable to leave office if she wants to get her Brexit deal ratified, a Buzzfeed reporter said.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 20:13:04

May survives but struggles to win over Brexit rebels

High-stakes week will see PM face cabinet and key Commons votes
FT   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 19:51:26

UK PM May met rebel lawmakers to discuss her Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May met senior colleagues and Brexit-supporting rebel lawmakers on Sunday at her country residence to discuss her strategy and whether there is sufficient support to put her deal to another vote this week.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 18:55:39

PM May met rebel lawmakers to discuss her Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May met senior colleagues and Brexit-supporting rebel lawmakers on Sunday at her country residence to discuss her strategy and whether there is sufficient support to put her deal to another vote this week.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 18:53:10

Brexit: Cabinet ministers openly at war as MPs threatened with general election for defying Theresa May

Commons bid to seize control dramatically torpedoed by Brexit secretary - as leading Tories deny plot to topple prime minister
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 17:51:00

May in fight to retain grip on Brexit as parliament seeks control

British Prime Minister Theresa May was holding crisis talks with colleagues on Sunday in an effort to breathe life into her twice-defeated Brexit deal after reports that her cabinet was plotting to topple her.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 16:36:55

Uri Geller urges mass-telepathy against Brexit

Spoon-bending psychic Uri Geller wants to bend British Prime Minister Theresa May's will against Brexit using mass-telepathy.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 16:17:24

Tory party will not accept 'ghastly' scheme to replace May with Lidington, Iain Duncan Smith warns

Former Tory leader said MPs involved in 'cabinet coup' should be 'sacked'
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 15:21:45

Britain must resolve Brexit but changing PM May wouldn't help, Hammond says

Britain must find a way to leave the European Union in an orderly fashion rather than trying to oust Prime Minister Theresa May, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 14:48:14

UK minister Gove backs PM May, saying it is not the time to change captain

Britain's Environment Secretary Michael Gove said on Sunday Prime Minister Theresa May had his support, adding that it was a time for "cool heads" to focus on getting her twice-rejected Brexit agreement approved by lawmakers.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 14:40:58

Brexit: Ministers tipped to replace Theresa May rally round

Michael Gove says it is "not the time" to change leader and David Lidington says he is "100% behind" her.
BBC   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 14:36:17

Revoke Article 50 petition calling for Brexit to be cancelled hits five million signatures

Petition rejected by Theresa May is most popular ever submitted to Parliament website with highest rate of sign-ups on record
Emma Snaith / The Independent   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 14:18:07

Brexit hypocrisy highlighted by nationwide billboard campaign

Activists raise more than £270,000 for campaign
Zamira Rahim / The Independent   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 14:17:00

A no-deal Brexit remains highly likely

EU leaders do not want further delay, and MPs will struggle to unite around an alternative plan
FT   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 14:15:38

On Irish border, anger at Westminster and fears of fresh violence

People living near invisible line separating island lament being used as Brexit bargaining chip.
Al Jazeera   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 13:44:58

Britain doesn't want Brexit

Over a million people marched in London yesterday demanding a new People's Vote on Brexit. The tide has turned. There is now no doubt that Britain doesn't want Brexit. Today Remainers outnumber Leavers. There are no longer 17.4 million Leave supporters. According to analysis of recent polling, there are now ...
Jon Danzig / Ideas on Europe   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 13:32:18

Record 4 Million Sign "Cancel Brexit" Petition: It Won't Change a Damn Thing

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, Demonstrators clog the streets of London seeking a "peoples vote". Excuse me for pointing out, the people already voted. Please consider 'Cancel Brexit' Petition Tops Record 4 Million Signatures, Crashing Website at Least Twice. The call for Prime Minister Theresa May to revoke Article ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 13:20:00

Majority Majority

Roughly speaking there's no majority in Parliament for any Brexit deal that the EU would take that can also have the support of a majority of Tories (and/or the support of May). In other words you could get support for a "soft Brexit" with some combination of Labour/Tory votes, but ...
Atrios / Eschaton   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 13:00:00

Europe despairs as UK's Brexit strategy goes off the rails

"I'm just practicing for when we Brexit next week," I told the immigration officer at the head of the non-EU citizens line, as I pushed forward my British passport.
CNN   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 12:50:27

What next for Theresa May and her Brexit deal?

If the prime minister resigns the UK's next steps very much depend on who replaces her
FT   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 12:44:35

Brexit up in the air as May faces possible plot, parliament tries to grab control

The United Kingdom's exit from the European Union was in disarray on Sunday as Prime Minister Theresa May faced a possible plot by ministers to topple her and parliament prepared to grab control of Brexit from the government.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 12:10:36

The European Union has bigger problems to deal with than Brexit

The next recession will expose the eurozone as a half-baked project in need of leadership As the clock has ticked down towards Brexit, the state of the UK has attracted even more attention than normal. Every scrap of official data and every survey of business opinion have been pored over ...
Larry Elliott / Guardian   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 12:09:55

Brexit postponed: everything is still possible

After the European Council of 21 March 2019, the fateful date of 29 March, which was originally planned for Brexit, is now gone. The heads of state and government agreed for the British Prime Minister Theresa May to get her extension. But let's be clear: this has conditions. The EU-27 ...
Antoine Potor, Translated by Lorène Weber / New Federalist   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 11:56:34

U.K. Official Floats Idea of Second Brexit Referendum

U.K. Chancellor Philip Hammond told Sky News thata second Brexit referendum "deserves to be considered," a day after more than one million people marched through London calling for another vote. Said Hammond: "I'm not sure there's a majority in parliament in support for a second referendum, but it's a perfectly ...
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 11:35:34

Dominic Raab Blocks James O'Brien On Twitter Over 'Loony Left Anti-Brexit Rants'

Chris York / Huffington Post   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 11:33:06

UK could face risk of election if parliament takes control of Brexit - Barclay

A British election could be the consequence of parliament seizing control of the Brexit process this week if lawmakers back proposals contrary to the pledges the government was elected on, Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 11:30:13

Theresa May Urged to Quit to Help Brexit Deal

Senior Conservatives tell the BBC that Theresa May could gain support for her Brexit deal if she promises to stand down as prime minister. "MPs in the party have said they might reluctantly back the agreement if they know she will not be in charge of the next stage of ...
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 11:26:37

Brexit's chill winds exacerbate seasonal uncertainty

Welsh Borders company Wynnstay under strain as politicians prevaricate and farmers fret
FT   |   Sun, 24 Mar 2019 11:22:09