Brexit News Archive: 12 May 2019

Farage Surge Heaps Pressure on May, Labour Ahead of Brexit Talks

The government has been in talks with Jeremy Corbyn's Labour for a month in search of a Brexit compromise, but with no deal in sight and Brexit delayed to October, May's Tory party has been hemorrhaging voters. According to an Opinium survey for the Observer newspaper, the Brexit Party would ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sun, 12 May 2019 20:39:25

The Only Way Is Brexit: Farage Surges Again!

Via, Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party has surged again. After parting ways with the increasingly irrelevant UK Independence Party (UKIP), Farage's newly branded "people's army" is now polling above the Labour and Conservative parties put together ahead of the European Parliamentary elections at the end of May. From humble ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sun, 12 May 2019 15:50:00

Labour, Brexit and the European elections

Leading figures in Labour like Jess Phillips were out on social media today, with a call to arms to fight the reactionary tendencies represented by The Brexit Party, promising to oppose with progressivism. This is a difficult pitch for Labour. ... Continue reading →
Tony Yates / longandvariable   |   Sun, 12 May 2019 15:32:23

Pressure grows on May to quit as Tory support collapses

Opinion polls indicate further surge in support for Farage's Brexit party
FT   |   Sun, 12 May 2019 13:49:13

Farage: May 'wilfully deceiving' people over Brexit deal

Theresa May's proposed Brexit deal is a "new European treaty", the Brexit Party leader says.
BBC   |   Sun, 12 May 2019 13:48:01

Europe's populist nightmare won't end with Brexit

The UK's failure to leave the European Union has created an almighty headache in Brussels.
CNN   |   Sun, 12 May 2019 13:25:40

Finnair's 'Brexit bet' shows confidence in UK economy

Sixth London-Helsinki daily flight part of wider bid to connect Europe and Asia
FT   |   Sun, 12 May 2019 12:24:10

CalPERS Admits It Is Nowhere on Its New Private Scheme After More Than Two Years

Why CalPERS' private equity "new business model" dithering is looking an awful lot like Brexit.
Yves Smith / Naked Capitalism   |   Sun, 12 May 2019 11:55:56

Brexit Party Unveils Election Broadcast

The post Brexit Party Unveils Election Broadcast appeared first on Guido Fawkes .
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Sun, 12 May 2019 11:52:40

Brexit anger makes European vote 'difficult' for Conservatives: UK minister

European elections will be difficult for Britain's governing Conservatives, their education minister said on Sunday, after the party slumped into fourth place in an opinion poll and a new Brexit Party took top spot.
Reuters   |   Sun, 12 May 2019 11:47:54