Brexit News Archive: 08 Apr 2019

Theresa May Considering Vote On Second Referendum As Brexit Talks Stall

Ahead of a fifth day of talks between No. 10 and the opposition on Tuesday, the Daily Telegraph reports that Prime Minister Theresa May is considering amending her withdrawal agreement to include a Commons vote on authorizing a second 'confirmatory' Brexit referendum as a ploy to break the deadlock over ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 20:21:44

UK PM May considering offering lawmakers a vote on second Brexit referendum: Telegraph

British Prime Minister Theresa May is considering giving lawmakers a vote on whether to hold a second Brexit referendum in a bid to break the deadlock in talks with the opposition Labour Party, the Telegraph reported.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 20:14:32

PM May considering offering lawmakers a vote on second Brexit referendum - Telegraph

British Prime Minister Theresa May is considering giving lawmakers a vote on whether to hold a second Brexit referendum in a bid to break the deadlock in talks with the opposition Labour Party, the Telegraph reported.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 20:12:37

Brexit hangs in balance as May government talks with Labour ahead of delay quest at EU crisis summit

Brexit hung in the balance on Monday as Prime Minister Theresa May tried to coax the Labour Party into agreeing to a divorce deal with ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 19:17:40

Lords approve Brexit law forcing May to consult parliament on delay

Britain's House of Lords approved legislation on Monday that will give parliament the power to scrutinise and even change Prime Minister Theresa May's request that the European Union agree to delay Brexit until June 30.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 19:10:50

UK House of Lords approves legislation seeking to force pm to delay Brexit to avoid no-deal on April 12

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FX Street   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 19:08:53

House of Lords passes Brexit delay bill

Legislation seeks to prevent UK crashing out of EU on Friday
FT   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 19:02:50

UK lords approve Brexit law forcing May to consult parliament on delay

Britain's House of Lords on Monday approved legislation that will give parliament the power to scrutinize and even change Prime Minister Theresa May's request that the European Union agree to delay Brexit until June 30.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 18:53:48

May enrages Brexiters with plans for European elections

Call for Tory candidates on eve of PM's pre-summit dash across Europe to seek extension
FT   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 18:51:38

In call with UK PM May, Ireland's Varadkar says open to Brexit delay

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar spoke to Britain's Theresa May on Monday about her plan to seek a further extension to the Article 50 Brexit negotiating period, the Irish government said in a statement.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 18:22:48

In call with PM May, Ireland's Varadkar says open to Brexit delay

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar spoke to Britain's Theresa May on Monday about her plan to seek a further extension to the Article 50 Brexit negotiating period, the Irish government said in a statement.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 18:21:57

Brexit Madness

Most likely outcome at the moment is they delay everything for 1.5-2 more Friedmans and the nightmare continues.Or a no deal Brexit on Friday!!! Gotta make my mind up.
Atrios / Eschaton   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 18:04:00

Government sets out plan to comply with Brexit delay law, if it passes

The government's leader in parliament set out plans to hold a 90-minute debate on Tuesday on Prime Minister Theresa May's request for a delay to Brexit in order to comply with legislation expected to pass into law later on Monday.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 18:01:35

UK government sets out plan to comply with Brexit delay law, if it passes

The government's leader in parliament set out plans to hold a 90-minute debate on Tuesday on Prime Minister Theresa May's request for a delay to Brexit in order to comply with legislation expected to pass into law later on Monday.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 18:00:27

May and Corbyn seek Brexit customs compromise

Deal with Labour could be politically explosive for Tories but Brussels signals interest
FT   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 17:59:54

Brexit: Theresa May heads to Paris to plead for extension amid Tory fury in London

Conservative anger at the prime minister's plan to seek a further extension bubbled over at Number 10
Joe Watts / The Independent   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 17:59:00

Jeremy Corbyn's detailed statement on this evening's Brexit talks with the government

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FX Street   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 17:25:18

Tories set for losses in local elections, says pollster

Lord Hayward says polls will be critical test of May's Brexit policy
FT   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 17:22:58

Don't mention the war in Brexit negotiations

Reminders of Dunkirk and sub-Churchillian flourishes are everywhere
FT   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 17:06:26

Tories Recruiting New MEP Candidates

Depressing news for Brexiteers. The Conservative Party this afternoon emailed its candidates list asking for people to apply to stand in potential European Elections. "Due to the current situation we will be contesting the European Elections on 23rd May 2019 and the closing date for Nominations is 24th April." The ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 17:05:16

UK government has not given Labour Party the undertakings it needs on Brexit: Corbyn

The British government has so far not given the opposition Labour Party the undertakings it needs in order to be able to back Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Monday.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 17:02:33

May not budging in Brexit talks, says Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn has accused Theresa May of not moving from her "red lines" as deadlock over a Brexit compromise deal remains.
Sky   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 17:00:00

Brexit: Cross-party talks to continue amid impasse

Number 10 says there will be talks between government and Labour officials.
BBC   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 16:50:48

Brexit: The 1922 Committee has ruled out call for a fresh no-confidence vote in May

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FX Street   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 16:48:33

Brexit hangs in the balance as May's government talks with Labour

Brexit hung in the balance on Monday as Prime Minister Theresa May tried to coax the Labour Party into agreeing a divorce deal with a better chance of passage by parliament, ahead of a crisis EU summit where she will try to delay the April 12 departure.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 16:40:55

EU ready to negotiate customs union with UK, says Michel Barnier

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator said the bloc could 'quickly' amend the declaration on the future relationship with the UK.
David M. Herszenhorn / Politico   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 16:39:01

Brexit: EU will present united front in withdrawal talks, says senior Hungarian minister

Officials in Brussels have accused the UK of trying to "divide and negotiate" by trying to play-off member states against each other
Kim Sengupta / The Independent   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 16:33:00

Brexit news- live: Barnier dangles prospect of customs union amid howls of outrage from Tory Brexiteers at 'surrender'

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Lizzy Buchan, Zamira Rahim / The Independent   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 16:15:00

Lords set to pass Brexit law forcing May to consult parliament on delay

The House of Lords is expected to pass a law later on Monday that will force Prime Minister Theresa May to seek a delay to the country's exit from the European Union to prevent a disorderly Brexit on April 12.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 16:13:45

Technical Brexit talks will resume between UK government and Labour: PM's spokesman

Technical talks between officials from the government and opposition Labour Party on finding a compromise on a Brexit deal will resume later on Monday, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 16:11:23

Conservatives face 'Brexit deficit' at local elections if Theresa May fails to secure deal, says Tory pollster

Tory peer Lord Hayward also warns of voter turnout dramatically declining at 2 May poll
Ashley Cowburn / The Independent   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 16:07:29

Barnier outlines major demands for UK negotiations after a no-deal Brexit

FT   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 16:00:19

LSE's Turquoise braces for a hard Brexit

Seeking Alpha   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 15:59:46

Theresa May is sitting on her sofa telling you it's all going to be fine - it's time to start panicking

There is no plan, nothing's happening, nothing's changing, but whatever you do, don't panic
Tom Peck / The Independent   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 15:56:01

Summitry Night Fever: Decoding the Brexit showdown

European summits, jaded Englishmen have said, are like soccer: they go into extra-time, and the Germans always win.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 15:50:53

UK Lords set to pass Brexit law forcing May to consult parliament on delay

Britain's upper house of parliament is expected to pass a law later on Monday that will force Prime Minister Theresa May to seek a delay to the country's exit from the European Union to prevent a disorderly Brexit on April 12.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 15:41:09

Brexit's Democracy Lesson

Asking "the people" to do the job of governing, even for an incompetent representative government, is asking for even more trouble. The post Brexit's Democracy Lesson appeared first on The American Interest .

EU's Barnier hopes UK talks can produce positive Brexit outcome

The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator said he hoped cross-party crisis talks in London will produce a positive outcome to allow his team to move "extremely quickly" in agreeing more ambitions terms on a future relationship.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 15:28:04

UK government hopeful for further Brexit talks with Labour on Monday: PM's spokeswoman

Britain's government has been in contact with the Labour Party and hopes there will be more talks with the opposition party later on Monday to find a compromise over a Brexit deal, a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Theresa May said.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 15:19:07

Dutch PM Rutte - spoke with May on Brexit delay request

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Monday said he had spoken to British counterpart Theresa May about her government's new request for a further delay to Britain's exit from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 15:15:04

Dutch PM Rutte: spoke with May on Britain's Brexit delay request

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Monday said he had spoken to British counterpart Theresa May about her government's new request for a further delay to Britain's exit from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 15:14:11

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

What happens next as the clock ticks on Britain's departure
FT   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 14:59:13

Conservatives will pay for weaponising Brexit

Letting hardliners frame the debate has exposed the UK to division and humiliation
FT   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 14:58:20

What You Need to Know about Brexit

Jack Taylor/Pool Photo via AP Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May walks to give a press conference outside Downing Street, in London. Q. Why Can't the House of Commons Agree on a Brexit Policy? A. In the House of Commons there is always a majority against any proposal on Brexit, but ...
Denis MacShane / American Prospect   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 14:50:26

Jon Snow to be investigated by Ofcom over 'so many white people' comment at pro-Brexit protest

Telegraph Reporters / Telegraph   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 14:44:24

City alarmed at EU's no-deal Brexit equities plan

Watchdogs list 6,200 securities that EU banks and investors must trade in the bloc
FT   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 14:33:55

Deadlock in London keeps Brexit hanging in the balance

Britain's exit from the European Union hung in the balance on Monday as Prime Minister Theresa May tried to coax the Labour Party into agreeing a divorce deal, two days before an emergency summit where she will try to delay the April 12 departure. Brexit has already been delayed once ...
Dean Popplewell / OANDA   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 14:21:18

Stocks Lower Ahead of Brexit and ECB Risks This Week

World stocks faltered at six-month highs and U.S. markets were set to dip on Monday as flashpoints including a crucial Brexit summit and a European Central Bank meeting loomed and investors looked ahead to an earnings season that may be disappointing. Signs of further stimulus from China helped Asian shares ...
Alfonso Esparza / OANDA   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 14:12:21

Brexit: EU reportedly preparing a long extension option with conditions

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FX Street   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 14:09:34

More than half of UK voters want 'strong, rule-breaking' leader, says survey

More than half of the British voters questioned in a new survey want "a strong leader willing to break the rules," according to a report on political engagement released on Monday.
CNN   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 13:57:25

Ofsted chief not accepted for 'settled status'

A professor of education is not accepted for settled status after Brexit, despite being Ofsted's head of research.
BBC   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 13:56:09

Discussions ongoing between May and Labour on customs union, public vote - Telegraph

Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour are yet to agree whether a customs union or confirmatory public vote would be part of a compromise deal to win the opposition party's support for a Brexit deal, the Telegraph's deputy political editor reported.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 13:55:09

Deadlock in London keeps Brexit hanging in the balance

Britain's exit from the European Union hung in the balance on Monday as Prime Minister Theresa May tried to coax the Labour Party into agreeing a divorce deal, two days before an emergency summit where she will try to delay the April 12 departure.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 13:51:49

Discussions ongoing between UK PM May and Labour on customs union, public vote: Telegraph

Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour are yet to agree whether a customs union or confirmatory public vote would be part of a compromise deal to win the opposition party's support for a Brexit deal, the Telegraph's deputy political editor reported.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 13:51:25

London Stock Exchange prepares for no-deal Brexit

The London Stock Exchange said its pan-European platform Turquoise would shift trading in euro-denominated shares to its new Dutch hub if Britain leaves the European Union at the end of the week without a deal.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 13:49:24

EU Confidential special edition: Emily Thornberry on Labour, Brexit and foreign policy

Emily Thornberry, the U.K. Labour Party's shadow foreign secretary, is our guest in this special edition of EU Confidential. The show was recorded on Sunday in London in front of an audience at Podcast Live, an event that brought together political podcasts from around the U.K. and beyond. In conversation ...
Ryan Heath / Politico   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 13:01:15

Jon Snow: Ofcom investigates 'white people' remark at Brexit rally

Channel 4 presenter Jon Snow drew criticism for comments he made about crowds at a Brexit protest.
BBC   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 12:58:16

Key Events This Busy Week: Brace For "Super Wednesday"

While the week starts off slowly, traders will look forward to a "Super Wednesday" with the EU emergency Brexit summit, ECB meeting, US CPI report and FOMC minutes all slated for that day. According to DB's Craig Nicol, "that should be the highlight of the week ahead however we've also ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 12:51:16

Brexit: why Michael Heseltine is sceptical on Tory-Labour talks

The Tory veteran remainer tells FT editor Lionel Barber the only option is a second referendum which could be won by Remain
FT   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 12:47:12

Brexit: Conservative may debate an informal no-confidence in May as she goes to the EU Summit

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FX Street   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 12:44:45

Investors hit pause as ECB and Brexit risks loom

World stocks faltered at six-month highs and U.S. markets were set to dip on Monday as flashpoints including a crucial Brexit summit and a European Central Bank meeting loomed and investors looked ahead to an earnings season that may be disappointing.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 12:18:54

Brexit-supporting MP calls for no confidence vote in May - Sky

The deputy leader of a pro-Brexit faction in Britain's ruling Conservative Party has called for a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May by Wednesday, Sky News reported.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 12:07:03

Blain: "Speaking To Clients There Is A Distinct "Been Here Before" Mood"

Blain's Morning Porridge, submitted by Bill Blain "The eggs chase the bacon round the frying pan.. " News over the weekend leave me un-enlightened: The denouement of the Brexit crisis on Thursday? Who knows..? Kudlow saying its "closer" gives us no reason to think China and the US will actually ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 12:04:41

Brexit-supporting lawmaker calls for no confidence vote in PM May: Sky

The deputy leader of a pro-Brexit faction in Britain's ruling Conservative Party has called for a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May by Wednesday, Sky News reported.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 12:04:04

Markets Hit Pause As Central Banks And Brexit Risks Loom

Seeking Alpha   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 11:57:37

Jaguar Land Rover starts Brexit shutdown

The car maker will stop production in the West Midlands and Merseyside for one extra week.
BBC   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 11:41:04

Brexit: Theresa May plans whirlwind tour of Europe in last-ditch bid to secure extension

Theresa May will undertake a whirlwind tour of European capitals in a bid to secure more time to lock in a withdrawal deal before Brexit.
Joe Watts / The Independent   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 11:40:00

Brexit, The EU-China, And The Abandonment Of The Open Door

Seeking Alpha   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 11:36:56

Capital Markets: "Brexit, the EU-China, and the Abandonment of the Open Door"

From Marc to Market: (I am in Mexico at the World Trade Center General Assembly, participating on a panel about which approval remains elusive. It is possible that the US threatens to pull out of NAFTA 1.0 to force action by the US Congress. Mexico is due to pass legislation ...
climateer / Climateer Investing   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 11:23:00

Brexit hangs in the balance: Corbyn's Labour says no breakthrough yet

The opposition Labour Party said on Monday that Prime Minister Theresa May had so far failed to convince it to support a divorce deal, two days before a European Union emergency summit where she will try to delay Britain's April 12 departure.
Reuters   |   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 11:20:43

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