Brexit News Archive: 06 May 2019

May's uneasy courtship of Jeremy Corbyn puts Brexit deal on knife edge

As the gray dawn came up over London on the morning of June 9, 2017, Theresa May had one urgent mission: to stop Jeremy Corbyn ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Mon, 6 May 2019 21:35:16

Tusk issues formal invitation for Sibiu summit

Shadowed by Brexit uncertainty, EU leaders will discuss a new, five-year strategic agenda.
David M. Herszenhorn / Politico   |   Mon, 6 May 2019 20:25:35

Ministers spend extra £160m on Brexit consultant contracts

It comes after the government signed £100m of Brexit consultant contracts in February.
BBC   |   Mon, 6 May 2019 17:32:24

Spectre of general election looms large for Tories

Brexit dominates debate in Westminster among top contenders for leadership
FT   |   Mon, 6 May 2019 17:05:10

N Ireland talks to resume despite low hopes for early deal

Split between DUP and Sinn Féin exacerbated by opposing positions on Brexit
FT   |   Mon, 6 May 2019 14:46:27

A New Royal Baby Offers Brits a Welcome Reprieve

With Brexit (briefly) on hold, Britons finally have the chance to focus on other important things: Climate change. Local elections. The upcoming state visit of President Donald Trump. But perhaps no topic has been subject to more interest-or gossip-than the arrival of the newest member of the British royal family. ...
Yasmeen Serhan / The Atlantic   |   Mon, 6 May 2019 14:18:00