Brexit News Archive: 13 May 2019

UK government and Labour continue to seek to agree way forward on Brexit - spokesman

The British government and opposition Labour Party continue to seek to agree a way forward on Britain's exit from the European Union, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May's office said following the latest round of talks.
Reuters   |   Mon, 13 May 2019 20:03:52

Tories urge May to ditch Brexit talks with Labour

Europhile ministers look for plan B amid concern deal would trigger Conservative split
FT   |   Mon, 13 May 2019 18:50:06

Theresa May under pressure to quit amid plunging poll ratings as Brexit negotiations enter seventh week

One Tory MP warns that PM will need 'miracle' to secure compromise deal with Labour
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Mon, 13 May 2019 17:39:18

Brexit deadlock sees longest session of Parliament since Civil War

The current session of Parliament is the longest since the English Civil War.
Sky   |   Mon, 13 May 2019 17:39:00

Secretly In Love With Nigel Farage

The Brexit Party's recent poll ratings remind Guido of this cheeky song by Dominic Frisby from last year. Seems like a lot of the country will be singing this tune next Thursday... The post Secretly In Love With Nigel Farage appeared first on Guido Fawkes .
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 13 May 2019 16:20:37

Brexit Party: Senior official defended 'persecuted' Tommy Robinson and mocked Islamophobia

Nigel Farage's new party urged to take action against Noel Matthews - or 'there will be no difference between it and Ukip'
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Mon, 13 May 2019 16:16:00

European elections pollwatch: How are the parties faring?

Brexit Party leads polls for the European elections, with the Tories on course for a historic low.
BBC   |   Mon, 13 May 2019 16:03:29

In Brexit quagmire, UK parliament session hits longest in over 350 years

Deadlocked over navigating Britain's exit from the European Union, the country's parliament session is now the longest since the English Civil War of 1642-51, the House of Commons library said on Monday.
Reuters   |   Mon, 13 May 2019 15:57:17

Is Facebook Betting Big on Brexit?

The social media giant's decision to expand its operations in London may hold important clues about the future of the British economy.
Marshall Auerback / / truthdig   |   Mon, 13 May 2019 15:45:43

Tory MPs' Brexit Party Tease

Fair to say that some Tory MPs seem more worried about the rise of the Brexit Party than others, Alan Duncan has gone into panic spinning mode against Farage, more level-headed sorts like James Cleverly are pointing out that the Tories should be asking why their voters are switching rather ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 13 May 2019 15:43:14

Nigel Farage has joined the 'BBC bias' club. Now we know he's not worth listening to

There is no faster way to tell the public you've lost it than to point the finger at the BBC. Welcome to the club, Nigel
Tom Peck / The Independent   |   Mon, 13 May 2019 15:17:29

Which senior Labour figures support a second Brexit referendum?

The prospect of a Final Say vote remains divisive
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Mon, 13 May 2019 15:16:32

By branding the BBC as the 'enemy' Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage is playing to his followers

Telegraph Video / Telegraph   |   Mon, 13 May 2019 14:41:27

Brexit timeline: key dates in UK's divorce from EU

What happens next as the clock ticks on Britain's departure
FT   |   Mon, 13 May 2019 13:02:28

Brexit news - live: Tories fear 'absolute hammering' at EU election as party slumps to fifth place in new poll

Senior Labour figures have warned a cross-party Brexit deal will be to get through the Commons unless it includes a fresh public vote.
Ashley Cowburn, Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Mon, 13 May 2019 13:01:00

Farage: I Would Go Into Coalition With Corbyn to Deliver Brexit

Speaking to LBC's Theo Usherwood, Nigel Farage said if he wins a significant number of seats at the next election, he would "do a deal with the devil" to deliver Brexit. If Corbyn or the next Tory leader asked him to go into coalition with them, his price would be ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 13 May 2019 12:29:28

EU Could Control UK Energy Prices After Brexit

The Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy this month released its proposals for "a UK Emissions Trading System" after Brexit. Currently the EU's Emissions Trading Scheme covers over 1,000 installations in UK, including steel, cement, and power stations - meaning the number of credits issued and withdrawn by the ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 13 May 2019 12:14:59

Dear Liberal Democrats - you are so much better than this

Saying 'Bollocks to Brexit' won't make the problem go away - it just further debases the debate.
Neal Lawson / Open Democracy   |   Mon, 13 May 2019 11:48:28

Brexit Party a Strong Second in London

A poll of Londoners by YouGov for Queen Mary University of London shows the Brexit Party coming a strong second in London, just four points behind Labour and delivering them the same number of seats. This projection gives Labour, Brexit and the Lib Dems two seats each, with one seat ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 13 May 2019 11:22:49

Brexit: common ground between Leave and Remain activists that could help bridge divided Britain

The seemingly endless Brexit process has paved the way for division between Leave and Remain supporters to become the new norm in British society. Nonetheless, there are indications of some similarities emerging in the preferences of Leavers and Remainers, in their mistrust of newspapers and detachment from a perceived corrupt ...
Nora Siklodi, Lecturer in Politics, University of Portsmouth / The Conversation   |   Mon, 13 May 2019 11:08:21