Brexit News Archive: 07 Apr 2019

U.K. holds out hope for Brexit compromise by Friday EU-departure deadline

Cross-party talks to jumpstart plans for Brexit are expected to resume before the U.K.'s Friday deadline for leaving the European Union, and the opposition Labour ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 20:30:24

Labour's Thornberry calls for Brexit inquiry

UK should look at constitution and Tory conduct after issue is settled, shadow foreign secretary says.
Andrew Gray / Politico   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 20:29:07

Brexit means destroying the pro-Europe legacy of all past Prime Ministers since 1957

All the past British Prime Ministers since 1957 wanted Britain to be a member of the European Community. Could they all have been wrong? In the past 62 years, there's only one Prime Minister who wants us to turn our back on Europe - the current incumbent, Theresa May. (However, ...
Jon Danzig / Ideas on Europe   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 19:43:59

Macron heads calls for tough conditions on Brexit delay

EU leaders prepare to give May more time to deal with parliamentary impasse at home
FT   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 18:53:38

Will May seek 'Brextension' past May, and other Brexit scenarios

Crunch time is again coming for British politicians and European Union leaders, who are scrambling to find a way to make Brexit work. Britain is set to leave the EU on April 12 without an agreement in place unless a plan is reached or a further extension is granted. British ...
Associated Press / LA Times   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 18:50:00

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 compromise 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   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 18:20:15

Labour's Thornberry demands referendum on any Brexit compromise

British shadow foreign secretary says public should be given option to stay in EU.
Andrew Gray / Politico   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 18:04:59

May and Corbyn face parties wrath over Brexit courtship

Shape emerges of possible customs union deal but activists warn of political disaster
FT   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 17:29:10

'Both sides' must compromise in cross-party Brexit talks: British PM

Times of India   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 17:06:19

Brexit: Theresa May issues video to voters insisting political parties must work together to solve crisis

Prime minister admits compromise on both sides needed in move likely to fuel speculation she could agree to customs union with EU
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 16:05:00

U.K. Remains Hopeful for Brexit Compromise Before Friday's Deadline

Three days of bargaining with the opposition didn't yield an agreement
SYLVIA HUI / AP / Time   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 15:19:01

China's March forex reserves rise 7-month high to $3.099 trillion

"The U.S. dollar index strengthened slightly in March due to China-U.S. trade talks, the revised policy outlooks of central banks in Europe and America as well as uncertainty over Brexit...China's forex reserves expanded marginally," China's forex regulator said after the data release.
Reuters / Financial Express   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 14:08:48

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

With Britain due to leave the bloc on April 12 and no sign of her minority government being able to pass a deal through parliament on its own, May turned to Labour Party leader Corbyn in recent days in the hope of securing a bi-partisan agreement. A deal with Corbyn ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 14:07:48

Little England

These things are complicated, but Brexit was basically driven by old people with a desire to return to their imagined past. How, precisely, Brexit even in some ideal form would do that is never quite specified, but the Brexiteers channeled that longing into that referendum and here we are.Also, Trump.
Atrios / Eschaton   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 13:30:00

UK's insurgent parties gear up for European elections

Brexit party and pro-EU Independent Group look for endorsement in poll Tories dread
FT   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 13:29:32

Cross-party Brexit talks strengthen case for an extension

May and Corbyn only need to agree on the political principles underpinning the UK's withdrawal
FT   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 13:15:21

May risks it all to deliver Brexit

CNN   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 13:09:33

May is about to gamble the future of her party on a last-chance bid to deliver Brexit

Theresa May has faced many crucial moments in her quest to make Brexit happen. She has also taken risks that have not paid off -- especially her decision in 2017 to call an unnecessary election that resulted in her throwing away her party's majority in Parliament.
CNN   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 12:44:41

Boris Johnson could 'win an election,' leading Brexiteer says

Jacob Rees-Mogg, the leader of a hardline Brexit bloc and one of the driving forces behind a push to remove British Prime Minister Theresa May, has hinted that he would support fellow Conservative politician Boris Johnson as a future leader of the party.
CNN   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 12:33:51

Germany's Scholz urges UK government, Labour to agree to avoid no-deal Brexit

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz called on the British government and opposition Labour Party on Sunday to find a pragmatic agreement for Britain to leave the European Union.
Reuters   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 12:31:47

British PM Theresa May issues 'stark' warning of no Brexit at all

Times of India   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 12:12:53

Brexit: 'No extra funding' for no-deal Portsmouth port

Government has "only provided 10% of the money needed" for contingency plans at Portsmouth port.
BBC   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 12:00:38

Compromise? Time ticking down for Britain to come to Brexit agreement

Britain's government held out the possibility of compromise on Sunday with the opposition Labour Party to try to win support in parliament for leaving the European Union with a deal, just days before the latest Brexit date.
Reuters   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 11:38:34

May's high-risk Brexit bid

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   |   Sun, 7 Apr 2019 11:21:14

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