Brexit News Archive: 17 Apr 2019

Upcoming elections, uncertainty around Brexit among factors leading to subdued deal activity in Jan-Mar: Grant Thornton

The first quarter of the calendar year 2019 (Q12019) saw 292 mergers and acquisitions (M&As) and private equity (PE) transactions worth $21 billion, which is a 10% and 8% decline both in terms of deal volume and value, the report stated.
FE Bureau / Financial Express   |   Wed, 17 Apr 2019 21:16:02

Pelosi's warnings on Brexit and Irish peace pact trigger tense talks with British

The congressional delegation and the pro-Brexit members of the European Research Group had a "frank exchange of views," said Rep. Brendan Boyle.
Neil Michael / Washington Post   |   Wed, 17 Apr 2019 20:07:05

Deference, rather than Brexit is the regulator's biggest problem

The FCA has a deep-seated reticence to interfere in the workings of the Square Mile There is a glacial pace to activity at Britain's main financial watchdog. Partly that is the fault of Brexit, which has robbed the organisation of funds and to some extent the energy needed to think ...
Phillip Inman / Guardian   |   Wed, 17 Apr 2019 17:49:27

UK should 'cool down', drop Brexit - Socialist candidate to head EU Commission

Britain should use the next few months to "cool down and rethink" its decision to leave the European Union, the socialist candidate to head the next European Commission, Frans Timmermans, said on Wednesday.
Reuters   |   Wed, 17 Apr 2019 17:34:12

Jeremy Corbyn told to commit to Brexit vote or let Farage snatch shock European elections victory

Fearful backbenchers urge Labour leader to shift his stance in manifesto after poll shows former Ukip leader on course to triumph with new Brexit Party
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:10:00

Brexit: Irish government will pay for European health card for citizens in Northern Ireland after EU exit

Simon Coveney says Ireland will work to ensure the 'practical benefits' of EU citizenship continue to apply to people in Northern Ireland
Ben Kelly / The Independent   |   Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:01:14

Nancy Pelosi: No US-UK trade deal if Brexit risks Good Friday accord

US speaker of the House said peace efforts on island of Ireland cannot be jeopardized.
Laurenz Gehrke / Politico   |   Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:41:01

Brexit: High-tech solution to avoid hard Northern Ireland border 'decade away', leaked Home Office document says

'The challenges of this work cannot be underestimated', warns memo in blow to Brexiteer hopes of replacing backstop
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:17:00

UK's financial watchdog announces rethink on 'future of regulation'

FCA says Brexit is an opportunity to rethink how it operates
FT   |   Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:13:30

Brexit news: Theresa May facing grassroots no-confidence vote as Farage's new Brexit Party takes commanding poll lead

Follow along with our coverage of how the day in Westminster unfolded
Samuel Osborne, Chris Baynes / The Independent   |   Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:20:00

Tory Support Splinters, Nigel Farage's Brexit Party Nearly Even In Polls

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, Theresa May, the worst negotiator in history, splintered the Tories so badly the Brexit Party is nearly even in polls. Farage Forms New Party The Guardian reports Tories Hit by New Defections and Slump in Opinion Polls as Party Divide Widens. The bitter fallout ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:05:00

Tech solution to Irish border issue 'could be a decade away'

The possibility of a technological solution to the Brexit Northern Ireland border issue could be more than a decade away, according to a Home Office document seen by Sky News.
Sky   |   Wed, 17 Apr 2019 13:57:00

Brexit: Nancy Pelosi says seamless Irish border must not be threatened by UK leaving EU

Top US Democrat told Irish parliament: 'America will continue to stand with you in protecting the peace that the Good Friday accords have realised'
Ben Kelly / The Independent   |   Wed, 17 Apr 2019 13:56:15

No UK-US trade deal if Brexit damages Irish peace, Pelosi warns

US House speaker pledges support for Ireland during Dublin visit
FT   |   Wed, 17 Apr 2019 13:25:48

Farage's Brexit Party to top EU elections in Britain - poll

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party will top next month's election in Britain for the European parliament with 27 percent of the vote, far ahead of Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives, according to a survey published on Wednesday.
Reuters   |   Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:38:34

Brexit Party Set to Smash Euro-Elections

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party is polling on 27%, nearly double the vote share of the Conservative Party. The 12% jump is sending a shockwave around Westminster... The post Brexit Party Set to Smash Euro-Elections appeared first on Guido Fawkes .
order-order / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:32:11

House prices rise at slowest rate in six years as Brexit hits growth

London has biggest slump in a decade but Midlands and north-west race ahead House prices across Britain have increased at their slowest rate for more than six years, with London experiencing its biggest slump in a decade as Brexit concerns drag on growth. The Office for National Statistics said average ...
Richard Partington / Guardian   |   Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:28:36

Greta Thunberg meets the Pope

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg met Pope Francis after his weekly audience at the Vatican on Wednesday.
CNN   |   Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:16:06

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