Brexit News Archive: 27 May 2019

Steve Bannon sees 'friend' Nigel Farage in running to be British PM

Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon said Monday he saw British Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage as being in the running to be prime minister later this ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 21:46:20

PM hopeful Gove offers free passport to EU nationals in Brexit UK

Britain's environment minister Michael Gove, a leading candidate to replace Theresa May as prime minister, will offer to waive a planned naturalisation fee for eligible European nationals as a goodwill gesture, a source close to him said on Monday.
Reuters   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 21:05:52

Nigel Farage claims pro-Brexit momentum after divisive U.K. vote

British euroskeptic Nigel Farage said Monday that his new Brexit Party's victory in the European election should spur Britain to leave the European Union even ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 20:26:15

UK ever more polarised as Brexit Party storms to EU vote win

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party stormed to victory in a European election, riding a wave of anger at the failure of Prime Minister Theresa May to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union.
Reuters   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 20:03:46

N Ireland's Alliance party wins first European seat

Naomi Long success boosts centrist politics and anti-Brexit campaigners
FT   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 19:32:19

Brexit party's storming win ramps up no-deal pressure

Huge poll losses spark fresh concerns for Tories and Labour on EU withdrawal policy
FT   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 19:06:09

Nothing Memorable about Monday's Trade and Brexit updates

Asian markets should see a modest open after US markets were closed for the Memorial Day holiday and European markets roughly gained half a percentage point. The European indexes gains stemmed from the European Parliament elections which saw the mainstream parties perform against populist candidates. On the trade front, plenty ...
Ed Moya / OANDA   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 18:41:55

European elections 2019: Brexit Party dominates as Tories and Labour suffer

The Lib Dems also see a surge in support, while the Tories and Labour suffer heavy losses, as voters split along Leave and Remain lines.
BBC   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 18:29:18

UK voters turn EU election into 'second referendum', pro-Brexit party wins landslide victory

Times of India   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 18:05:47

European elections: Conservative party's humiliating defeat brings no-deal closer

Jeremy Hunt said the result represented an "existential risk" for the party
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 17:36:00

Euro elections: Scotland draws dividing line over Brexit

The voters of Scotland have sent a message: England may have voted to leave the European Union, but we didn't.
Al Jazeera   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 17:27:13

Farage's Brexit party plots course for Westminster

Newcomer to test popular appeal with challenge in Labour-held Peterborough
FT   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 17:08:58

Brexit dominates: Major party supports collapses in UK

Nigel Farage is now demanding to be part of any new Brexit negotiation.
Al Jazeera   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 16:54:57

UK PM candidate Gove says better if Britain leaves EU with a deal

Britain could survive a no-deal Brexit but it would be better to leave the European Union with an agreement, environment minister Michael Gove, who is running to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 16:43:41

It is time for realism on Brexit, not Tory fantasy

Britain did not vote to crash out of the EU in the 2016 referendum
FT   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 16:29:16

Brexit: Corbyn under pressure to make Final Say referendum condition of Labour support for a deal

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said he backs a second referendum if a general election cannot be secured
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 16:16:00

Esther McVey Goes for Clean Brexit

Esther McVey is not beating around the bush, she's going for a full, no deal, clean Brexit: "The EU elections were the worst national election results ever for the Conservative Party. The message from our voters is clear - we must leave the EU on 31st October with a clean ...
order-order / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 16:10:16

Corbyn pressed to back second Brexit referendum

Labour leadership shocked to see share of vote fall to 14%
FT   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 16:03:45

Shell-shocked Tories head down Farage's hard Brexit track

After European elections defeat, Conservatives consider tactic that poses threat to party unity
FT   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 15:37:42

Nigel Farage triumphs: survey reveals what drove voters to the Brexit Party in the European elections

The European elections were a triumph for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party, which took 32% of the vote. The night was a real success for the Liberal Democrats and Greens as well, very disappointing for Labour and the Change UK party and a disaster for the Conservatives. Survey research we conducted ...
Paul Whiteley, Professor, Department of Government, University of Essex / The Conversation   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 15:36:27

Brexit Party Voters Half Tory, Quarter Labour

Rough breakdown from above is that half the Brexit Party's voters came from the Tories, quarter from Labour. Labour also haemorrhaged votes to the Greens and LibDems. Problems for both Labour and the Tories look daunting. The comentariat is already looking for another referendum, which is unlikely to be decisive. ...
order-order / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 15:33:54

Northern Irish party surges in EU poll, seeks Brexit referendum

Northern Ireland's cross-community Alliance Party was set to win its first ever European Parliament seat in a surge it said furthered the case for a re-run of Britain's Brexit referendum.
Reuters   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 15:26:57

Brexit: Liberal Democrats will target vulnerable Conservative leadership contenders

Remain parties outpolled the Brexit Party in the home areas of eight Tories seeking to succeed Theresa May as PM
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 15:04:00

Rory Has a Backer!

Amidst rumours that Rory Stewart's campaign is a ruse, that he is in fact on a suicide mission to attack and destroy the chances of "no deal Brexit" candidates we bring news that he finally has the public backing of one MP: I am supporting @RoryStewartUK for Leader of the ...
order-order / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 14:55:38

After EU poll disaster, Britain's main parties gird for no-deal Brexit battle

Britain's two main parties set the stage on Monday for a battle over a no-deal Brexit, hoping to win back voters who abandoned them for a new movement led by eurosceptic Nigel Farage and other smaller parties in European elections.
Reuters   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 14:48:03

Labour lawmakers in Scotland blame Corbyn for EU drubbing

Senior members of Britain's Labour Party in Scotland blamed leader Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit on Monday for a Labour wipeout in Scotland in the European Parliament election.
Reuters   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 14:37:06

GBP/USD - British pound dips as Brexit Party shines in UK European elections

The pound has started the week with losses, erasing the gains seen on Friday. Currently, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2671, down 0.33% on the day. On the release front, markets are closed in both the U.S and U.K. for public holidays. On Tuesday, the U.S. releases CB Consumer Confidence. Investors ...
Kenny Fisher / OANDA   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 14:35:32

Race to succeed UK PM May centers on 'no deal' Brexit battle

The prospect of a "no deal" Brexit was fast becoming the central battle of the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday, as environment minister Michael Gove became the eighth candidate to declare.
Reuters   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 14:17:17

UK's European election results: four key findings

Tories are crushed as Brexit party and Lib Dems enjoy strong performances
FT   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 14:03:10

Sajid Javid to run for Tory party leader

The home secretary makes the announcement on Twitter and says "first and foremost, we must deliver Brexit".
BBC   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 13:55:09

British interior minister Javid launches leadership bid to replace PM May

British interior minister Sajid Javid said on Monday he would stand in a leadership race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, saying he would strive to deliver Brexit.
Reuters   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 13:53:50

Brexit Party would struggle to repeat EU success in a general election, and could open the door for Labour, experts say

After scooping 32 per cent of votes in the European elections, Nigel Farage has warned that his party has its aim set on Westminster
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 13:47:00

Brexit party storms to UK victory in European elections

Lib Dem vote surges as support for two main parties collapses
FT   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 13:05:52

GBP/USD technical analysis: Cable is back under selling pressure as Brexit weighs on the Pound

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FX Street   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 12:58:48

After EU election disaster, Britain's main parties gird for no-deal Brexit battle

Britain's two main parties set the stage on Monday for a battle over a no-deal Brexit, hoping to win back voters who abandoned them for a new movement led by eurosceptic Nigel Farage and other smaller parties in European elections.
Reuters   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 12:36:46

A United Kingdom divided over Brexit: Results of EU election

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party romped to victory in the European Parliament election, with both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party losing support across the country.
Reuters   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 12:33:56

What would a Brexit Party Brexit look like?

The newly formed party won 31.6% of the votes in the European elections.
BBC   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 12:16:22

Nigel Farage's new Brexit revolution

The success of parties with unequivocal Leave and Remain stances has made Brexit compromise all but impossible.
Tom McTague / Politico   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 12:00:39

Capital Markets: Trade and Rare Earths and Brexit and Other Stuff

After all these years I should know better but it still seems hilarious that the totally misnamed "VanEck Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF" (REMX) with their tiny little 8.38% exposure to rare earths jumped 14% over 4 days after President Xi went to visit the rare earth magnet maker. Anyhoo, ...
climateer / Climateer Investing   |   Mon, 27 May 2019 11:55:00

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