Brexit News Archive: 25 Apr 2019

European elections: Government faces legal challenge amid fears millions of EU citizens could lose right to vote

Exclusive: Citizens say they are being treated as 'an afterthought' by the government
David Keys, Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:15:00

Japan's Shinzo Abe says no-deal Brexit must be avoided 'by all means'

Shinzo Abe was in Brussels following a summit this month in which EU leaders gave Prime Minister Theresa May another six months to get Britain's parliament to endorse the exit terms she struck last year.
AFP / Financial Express   |   Thu, 25 Apr 2019 19:45:56

May drops plan for new Brexit vote before local polls

Hopes fade for any cross-party accord with Labour that would get withdrawal agreement past MPs
FT   |   Thu, 25 Apr 2019 18:07:59

Invesco counts the cost of uncertainty over Brexit

Atlanta-based money manager hopes for turnround in fortunes for its UK business
FT   |   Thu, 25 Apr 2019 17:37:15

The UK's new MEPs will be so terrible, the EU will give us anything at all just to get rid of them

When Tusk and Juncker see what dross we're sending them next month, no concession will be too big to get us out the door
Tom Peck / The Independent   |   Thu, 25 Apr 2019 17:21:00

"Brexit does split families" - anxious EU citizens unconvinced by Home Office reassurance

As Brexit limbo rolls on, EU citizens in the UK are sick with anxiety, and feeling that the human costs are being widely ignored.
Alice Chancellor / Open Democracy   |   Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:30:46

Hunt says he would choose no deal over no Brexit

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday he would opt to leave the European Union without a deal if he was faced with a choice between a no-deal Brexit or not leaving the bloc at all.
Reuters   |   Thu, 25 Apr 2019 14:43:39

Hunt says next Conservative leader must believe in Brexit

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday the next leader of the governing Conservative Party should be someone who believes in Brexit.
Reuters   |   Thu, 25 Apr 2019 14:05:37

The 'Brexit Godfather' Thought He Was Out. But the E.U. Elections Have Pulled Him Back In

The former UKIP leader and champion of Brexit has a new political party formed to contest the EU elections
Billy Perrigo/Clacton-on-Sea / Time   |   Thu, 25 Apr 2019 13:46:05

Brexit discontent drives new grassroots push for Scottish independence

As Brexit gnaws at Britain's political structure, supporters of an independent Scotland are launching a new grassroots campaign aimed at convincing a large majority of Scots to back a split from the United Kingdom.
Reuters   |   Thu, 25 Apr 2019 13:29:52

Brexit latest: Government should opt for no deal if alternative is remaining in EU, Jeremy Hunt says

Foreign secretary says 'democratic risk' of no Brexit outweighs 'very significant' disruption of no deal
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Thu, 25 Apr 2019 13:20:00

Brexit news: Theresa May 'plans to force fourth vote on deal next week' after Tory MPs' latest bid to oust her fizzles out

Politics news as it happened in Westminster
Chris Baynes, Benjamin Kentish, Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:45:00

A US reality check for Brexiters

'Special relationship' has turned out to be riddled with disagreements and uncertainty
FT   |   Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:18:37

Indian investment in UK on rise despite Brexit: Report

Tata Motors Limited was named the Top Employer in the UK, employing over 43,000 people, and Union Bank of India was named the Fastest Growing Financial Services Company.
PTI / Financial Express   |   Thu, 25 Apr 2019 11:53:58

UK's Leadsom: Parliament business next week does not include Brexit bill

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FX Street   |   Thu, 25 Apr 2019 11:32:10

'Indian investment in UK on rise despite Brexit'

The annual 'India Meets Britain Tracker' released in London on Wednesday finds that the number of Indian companies doing business in Britain has increased from 800 in 2018 to 842 in 2019, with a combined turnover of 48 billion pounds.
Times of India   |   Thu, 25 Apr 2019 11:23:13

Britain wants Brexit deal approved before July - May's deputy

Prime Minister Theresa May's government wants to get her thrice-defeated Brexit deal approved by parliament before the new European Union parliament opens in July, her de-facto deputy, David Lidington, said.
Reuters   |   Thu, 25 Apr 2019 11:18:25

Brexit Party Unveils Seven New Candidates

Today the Brexit Party announced a further seven candidates for their election: Louis Stedman Bryce Investor and businessman. Lucy Harris Former fishmonger, opera singer, and Director of Leavers of Britain. Martin Daubney Journalist and commentator, former editor of Loaded Magazine. James Wells Former Head of Trade at the ONS. Wells ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Thu, 25 Apr 2019 11:15:58

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