Brexit News Archive: 06 Apr 2019

May says cross-party talks now only way to deliver Brexit despite lack of progress in Tory-Labour negotiations

Prime minister warns MPs UK exit from bloc is 'slipping through our fingers' unless Westminster stalemate is broken
Chiara Giordano / The Independent   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 22:30:00

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Gary / Between the Hedges   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 21:39:00

May says greater risk of no Brexit the longer it takes to find compromise

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday that the longer it takes to find a comprise with the opposition Labour Party to secure a parliamentary majority for a Brexit deal, the less likely it is that Britain will leave the European Union.
Reuters   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 21:35:48

UK's May says greater risk of no Brexit the longer it takes to find compromise

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday that the longer it takes to find a comprise with the opposition Labour Party to secure a parliamentary majority for a Brexit deal, the less likely it is that Britain will leave the European Union.
Reuters   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 21:33:27

PM admits she can't pass Brexit deal without Labour

British Prime Minister Theresa May has admitted that the only way of passing her Brexit deal is with support from the opposition Labour Party, in comments that are likely to deepen the tensions on her own side of the political divide in the UK.
CNN   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 21:30:49

Brexit: 80 Labour MPs demand Corbyn makes Final Say referendum his 'bottom line' in crisis talks with Tories

Ten shadow ministers among MPs telling Labour leader it would be 'untenable' for party not to insist on fresh public vote
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 21:20:59

No red lines in May-Corbyn Brexit talks

Seeking Alpha   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 21:19:46

Corbyn - I'm waiting for May to move Brexit 'red lines'

Prime Minister Theresa May has yet to move the "red lines" that have blocked a deal for Britain to leave the EU, opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Saturday, after May launched talks with him in a last-ditch bid to save Brexit.
Reuters   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 21:13:39

May has plan to offer Labour Brexit customs arrangement - Sunday Times

British Prime Minister Theresa May's government has a plan to enshrine in law a customs arrangement with the European Union in a bid to win over the opposition Labour Party to back a Brexit deal, The Sunday Times newspaper reported.
Reuters   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 21:12:49

Second Brexit vote would be 'ultimate betrayal' - Andrea Leadsom

A second public vote on Britain's membership of the European Union would be the "ultimate betrayal", Andrea Leadsom, the leader of the House of Commons or lower house of parliament, wrote in the Sunday Telegraph newspaper.
Reuters   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 20:59:09

Second Brexit vote would be 'ultimate betrayal': leader of lower UK parliament

A second public vote on Britain's membership of the European Union would be the "ultimate betrayal", Andrea Leadsom, the leader of the House of Commons or lower house of parliament, wrote in the Sunday Telegraph newspaper.
Reuters   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 20:55:54

Clueless on Brexit, 'dumb Britain' can still teach India a few things

The British satirical magazine Private Eye has a regular section called Dumb Britain. It features episodes from television quiz shows where contestants reveal their ignorance and/or stupidity. My current issue has this one from the...
Aakar Patel / Times of India   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 20:30:58

Either the UK leaves with a deal or Brexit will be called off, UK PM Theresa May says

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has said there is now a clear choice between Britain exiting the European Union with a deal or not leaving at all as she tries to find a compromise with the opposition Labour Party, according to The Observer parliament has made clear it will stop ...
Reuters / South China Morning Post   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 20:28:19

May says choice between leaving EU with deal or no Brexit - The Observer

Prime Minister Theresa May said there was now a clear choice between Britain exiting the European Union with a deal or not leaving at all as she tries to find a compromise with the opposition Labour Party, The Observer newspaper reported.
Reuters   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 20:03:31

UK PM May says choice between leaving EU with deal or no Brexit: The Observer

Prime Minister Theresa May said there was now a clear choice between Britain exiting the European Union with a deal or not leaving at all as she tries to find a compromise with the opposition Labour Party, The Observer newspaper reported.
Reuters   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 20:00:05

Brexit: Majority of public now back Final Say referendum amid chaos in Westminster, poll shows

Exclusive: 52 per cent of people say the public should have a second referendum
Joe Watts / The Independent   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 18:46:09

UK issues passports without 'European Union' on cover

The interior ministry said Saturday that a longstanding decision to start introducing passports without reference to the EU had gone ahead from March 30, the day after the original date for Brexit.
AFP / Financial Express   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 18:32:53

UK PM May asks EU for Brexit delay until June 30

British Prime Minister Theresa May wrote to European Council President Donald Tusk on Friday asking to delay Brexit until June 30 to allow divided British lawmakers to agree a withdrawal deal. "The United Kingdom proposes that this period should end on 30 June 2019," May said in the letter. "The ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 18:09:21

Pro-Europeans must unite around the EU elections

Brexit has created in the UK the biggest pro-EU movement in the bloc: let's fight together
FT   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 17:00:24

UK opposition leader: I'm waiting for May to move Brexit 'red lines'

Prime Minister Theresa May has yet to move the "red lines" that have blocked a deal for Britain to leave the EU, opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Saturday, after May launched talks with him in a last-ditch bid to save Brexit.
Reuters   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 16:52:37

May seeks to delay Brexit until end of June

Request comes as Donald Tusk offers to postpone UK departure by up to 1 year
FT   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 16:29:49

France on Brexit: 'Time for this situation to end'

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Saturday that it was time for the Brexit crisis to end, saying that it couldn't continue to dominate EU discussions.
PTI / Financial Express   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 16:07:12

UK minister sees Brexit deal with Labour, opposition wants flexibility

The British government is optimistic about reaching some form of deal with the opposition Labour Party to end a deadlock on Brexit as work on a compromise continues, Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said on Saturday.
Reuters   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 15:23:40

Brexit: Hammond 'optimistic' over Brexit talks with Labour

The chancellor believes an agreement can be reached with Labour despite no talks planned this weekend.
BBC   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 15:15:57

UK Labour leader waiting for government Brexit red lines to move: BBC

Britain's Labour Party is waiting for the government's Brexit "red lines" to move after talks with the governing Conservatives aimed at ending the deadlock, opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Saturday, according to the BBC.
Reuters   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 14:40:48

Ireland's Varadkar: EU veto on Brexit extension 'extremely unlikely'

Leaders who block another delay 'wouldn't be forgiven,' says Leo Varadkar.
Laurens Cerulus / Politico   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 14:30:15

Brexit: Any EU country that vetoes Article 50 delay 'wouldn't be forgiven', Irish premier Leo Varadkar says

Taoiseach says any attempt to block extension to Article 50 is 'extremely unlikely'
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 13:53:00

Britain starts issuing passports without 'European Union' on cover

Britain has begun issuing passports with the words “European Union” removed from the front cover – despite Brexit being delayed and uncertainty over when the country will leave the bloc.The interior ministry confirmed that some passports introduced from March 30, the day after Britain was originally due to depart, no ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 12:27:41

May's Brexit talks with Labour stall, delay request fails to convince EU

Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Friday that talks with the government on a last-ditch Brexit deal had made no progress, as EU leaders said Prime Minister Theresa May had not convinced them that they should let Britain delay its departure next week.
Reuters   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 12:25:09

Why Brexit, or Britain's exit from European Union, is so important but so tough to finish

British Prime Minister Theresa May and the Labour Party hold meetings to finalize Brexit, Britain's exit from the European Union.
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 12:08:02