Brexit News Archive: 28 Apr 2019

Sean Jones: Brexiters, Elites and the Death of the Irish Joke: Weekend Reading

**Sean Jones**: _[Brexiters, Elites and the Death of the Irish "One of the oddest aspects of the Brexit Kulturkrieg has been very rich white men depicting themselves as an oppressed minority standing up, heroically, to 'the Elite'... the defence of the Rees-Moggs and the Johnsons suggesting that it is outrageous ...
J. Bradford DeLong / Grasping Reality   |   Sun, 28 Apr 2019 21:33:04

May faces big loss in English local council elections

Voters expected to punish the Conservative party over Brexit
FT   |   Sun, 28 Apr 2019 20:00:23

Huawei leak reflects China’s growing importance as a partner for post-Brexit Britain

The news that the UK is contemplating working with Huawei on 5G projects came in, almost inevitably, the worst possible way – through leaked reports from the National Security Council to a newspaper. They also made it clear that, as with so many other things in the UK, the decision ...
Kerry Brown / South China Morning Post   |   Sun, 28 Apr 2019 17:00:12

Brexit: Tom Watson steps up call for Labour referendum pledge

Labour members are urged to lobby the party's ruling body to include referendum pledge in Euro manifesto.
BBC   |   Sun, 28 Apr 2019 16:20:52

'Traitors': Homes with Labour, Lib Dems and Green posters vandalised in suspected Brexit-related attacks

'As with any attack on democracy, it is important that we stand together,' says Labour candidate
Zamira Rahim / The Independent   |   Sun, 28 Apr 2019 15:15:00

Conservatives face losing more than 800 seats in local election hammering amid Brexit fury: 'It's going to be a difficult night'

Deputy chairman admits 'frustrated' voters could use the polls to give the Tories a bloody nose.
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Sun, 28 Apr 2019 15:06:43

Map of landmines: How Brexit might help the Scottish independence quest

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's plans to lead her nation to independence from the United Kingdom have been muddled by Brexit, but the whirlwind at the center of British politics may yet advance her cause.
Reuters   |   Sun, 28 Apr 2019 14:44:46

Plans to charge EU students more are short-sighted

Post-Brexit designs for English universities threaten the UK's soft power
FT   |   Sun, 28 Apr 2019 13:34:22

America's hottest startups are sounding the alarm about Brexit as they prepare to go public

Buzzy American startups are raising red flags about the risks of Brexit. Multiple billion-dollar companies, from Uber to Slack, are currently gearing up to go public in the US In the process, they are publishing warnings about the threats that Britain leaving the EU could pose to their businesses. The ...
Rob Price / Business Insider   |   Sun, 28 Apr 2019 12:25:00

Brexit Party Takes Clear 6 Point Lead

We are now in the kind of territory that we have not seen since the days of the SDP. The Brexit Party (28%) is polling ahead of Labour (22%) and polling more than double the vote share of the Tories (13%). The Tory party chairman Brandon Lewis was pleading this ...
order-order / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Sun, 28 Apr 2019 12:00:13

Coming week will be important for Brexit negotiation - EU's Barnier

The outcome of talks between British Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour Party to break the deadlock over Britain's exit from the European Union could be known in the coming week, European Union's chief negotiator said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 28 Apr 2019 11:42:29

Brandon Lewis: Tories Still Aiming Not to Fight EU Elections

Brandon Lewis insists there's "still time" to get a Brexit deal through Parliament in order to avoid holding EU elections. Even if Theresa May invented a time machine there's no way she's getting a deal through in the next three weeks... The post Brandon Lewis: Tories Still Aiming Not to ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Sun, 28 Apr 2019 11:31:26

2019 European elections: Tories aim not to have to fight campaign

Party chairman Brandon Lewis says the priority is passing a Brexit deal before elections take place.
BBC   |   Sun, 28 Apr 2019 11:24:51

UK govt must move on Brexit red lines in talks with opposition - Labour

Talks between the British government and the opposition Labour Party aimed at finding a consensus over the way forward on Brexit have been productive but the government needs to move on its red lines, Labour's business spokeswoman said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 28 Apr 2019 11:24:43

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