Brexit News Archive: 28 May 2019

UK's Corbyn to back second Brexit referendum and could agree new vote in days - UK Mirror

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FX Street   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 22:00:51

EU chief: Brexit a 'vaccine' against 'fake news'

Brexit has acted as a warning against leaving the European Union and was a "vaccine against anti-EU propaganda and fake news", according to European Council President Donald Tusk.
Sky   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 21:17:00

Tusk says Brexit served as 'vaccine' against eurosceptic EU vote

Britain's Brexit paralysis served as a "vaccine" against the eurosceptic vote in the European Union's parliamentary elections, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday.
Reuters   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 20:51:02

Brexit: Seeing Britain's failure has 'vaccinated' other EU countries against euroscepticism, EU president Tusk says

Donald Tusk hails "pro-EU majority" in European Parliament after populists under-perform expectations
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 20:40:00

Brexit is 'vaccine' against Euroskepticism, says Tusk

'No one even tried to discuss' Brexit during leaders' dinner.
James Randerson / Politico   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 20:36:26

Divisions exposed in Britain's main parties

Top Tories lay down Brexit lines, while a former Labour spin doctor is dumped after voting for the Liberal Democrats.
Al Jazeera   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 19:43:42

PM candidate McVey - Britain must embrace idea of no-deal Brexit

UK prime ministerial candidate Esther McVey said on Tuesday the only way to follow up on the 2016 referendum result that called for Britain to leave the European Union is to embrace the idea of a no-deal Brexit.
Reuters   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 19:42:36

Brexit : UK PM candidate says will not seek an extension beyond October 31- The Telegraph

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FX Street   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 19:20:52

Brussels insists Brexit deal will not be reopened

May underlines the need for compromise at EU summit
FT   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 19:17:02

Brexit turmoil for Tory leadership contenders as negotiations shut down and no-deal vote on the horizon

Candidates to replace Theresa May as prime minister have suggested they could secure a new deal by the Halloween deadline
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 18:52:35

Bercow: no-deal Brexit impossible without parliament

Speaker's comments suggest law that would block process
FT   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 18:09:00

EU tells Britain: There will be no renegotiation of Brexit deal

The European Union will not renegotiate the Brexit deal that Prime Minister Theresa May agreed, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday, as concerns grew that a successor to May could trigger a confrontation with the bloc.
Reuters   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 17:03:40

Theresa May receives surprisingly warm welcome at EU summit, despite lame duck status and Brexit chaos

The prime minister probably won't miss the city, but without Brexit it probably seemed a lot nicer
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 16:45:00

Jean-Claude Juncker again rules out Brexit renegotiation

Theresa May said her successor as prime minister must reconcile the 'very strongly held views' on Brexit among MPs.
Charlie Cooper / Politico   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 16:43:09

PM candidate Gove: Britain must leave the EU before holding election

Britain must leave the European Union before holding another national election, Michael Gove, a candidate to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday, because there is the risk of a Labour government and no Brexit.
Reuters   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 16:39:35

Irish PM sees growing risk of no deal Brexit, backs Weber for Commission

Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said he believed the risk of Britain crashing out of the bloc without any divorce agreement was growing with the British Conservatives set to choose a new leader.
Reuters   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 16:12:47

UK PM candidate Gove: Brexit could be reversed altogether if we go for an election before Brexit

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FX Street   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 16:05:10

UK PM candidate Gove: Britain must leave the EU before holding election

Britain must leave the European Union before holding another national election, Michael Gove, a candidate to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday, because there is the risk of a Labour government and no Brexit.
Reuters   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 16:03:30

Brexit news: Theresa May warns against no-deal Brexit as Tory leadership race swells to 10 candidates

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Benjamin Kentish, Lizzy Buchan, Chiara Giordano / The Independent   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 15:58:00

EU's Juncker says EU will not renegotiate Brexit withdrawal deal

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday that the European Union was not willing to renegotiate the withdrawal deal struck with the British government, but rejected three times by Britain's parliament.
Reuters   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 15:50:16

EU president Juncker tells Tory leadership candidates there will be no Brexit renegotiation: 'I was crystal clear'

Several Tory contenders have said they want to renegotiate the deal
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 15:43:00

Lloyds Banking Group: Looking At Brexit Downsides

Seeking Alpha   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 15:37:26

EU's Juncker: There will be no renegotiation of Brexit Withdrawal Agreement

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FX Street   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 15:37:17

Brexit: 'Best option' is to leave with a deal, says May

Theresa May has said she will not comment on the views of those trying to succeed her, but "the best option for the UK is to leave the European Union with a deal."
BBC   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 15:32:24

Theresa May warns Tory leadership hardliners against 'no-deal' Brexit at EU summit to choose Juncker's replacement

The prime minister said she would not comment on the views of 'individual candidates'
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 15:31:00

Irish PM Varadkar: There is a growing risk of a no deal Brexit

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FX Street   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 15:12:38

Explainer: Can Britain's parliament stop a no-deal Brexit?

Several of the contenders to replace Prime Minister Theresa May have said Britain should leave the European Union on Oct. 31, even if that means a no-deal Brexit.
Reuters   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 14:44:05

Conservative leadership contender Rory Stewart says Citizens' Assembly is answer to Brexit deadlock

The International Development Secretary took to the streets of London with a camera-phone to chat with all-comers
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 14:25:00

Brexit: John Bercow warns Tory leadership hardliners that MPs can still block no-deal

Comments will fuel expectation the Speaker will allow the Commons to stage a vote to thwart Boris Johnson, or another Brexiteer
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 14:17:00

How has Brexit vote affected the UK economy? May verdict

Each month we look at key indicators to see what effect the Brexit process has on growth, prosperity and trade Theresa May's legacy leaves an economy transfixed by Brexit 'Boost from Brexit stockpiling will ultimately unwind' - two experts on the UK outlook Continue reading...
Richard Partington Economics correspondent / Guardian   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 13:39:22

'Boost from Brexit stockpiling will ultimately unwind' - two experts on the UK outlook

Two former members of Bank of England's rate-setting committee on Britain's economic prospects Theresa May's legacy leaves an economy transfixed by Brexit How has Brexit vote affected the UK economy? May verdict Independent business economist and member of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee (MPC) from 2006-11 Continue reading...
Guardian   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 13:38:34

Will Hunt's Tory leadership pitch work?

Foreign secretary is warning no-deal Brexit champions risk party's 'political suicide'
FT   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 13:37:25

Theresa May's legacy leaves an economy transfixed by Brexit

While stockpiling gave growth a boost, uncertainty is delaying investment and pay increases How has Brexit vote affected the UK economy? May verdict 'Boost from Brexit stockpiling will ultimately unwind' - two experts on the UK outlook The economic legacy left by Theresa May includes a country transfixed by Brexit ...
Richard Partington / Guardian   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 13:37:04

George Osborne backs second referendum on Brexit

Former UK chancellor says future Tory PM could make a 'bold, generous offer' to win Lib Dem support.
James Randerson / Politico   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 13:37:03

Tory leadership contest: Jeremy Hunt warns against no-deal Brexit 'suicide'

The foreign secretary says a no-deal policy could see the Tories in a general election.
BBC   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 13:25:16

UK: Brexit likely to be delayed to 2020? - Rabobank

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FX Street   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 13:23:01

Triple threat to transparency: a Brexit Story

Any discussion of propaganda and the 2016 European referendum has to start with the years of Euromythology and migrant-bashing.
Adam Ramsay / Open Democracy   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 13:10:29

Brexit latest: Young leaders from five political parties join forces to demand second referendum

Youth representatives from the Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats, Green Party and Plaid Cymru urge MPs to back Final Say vote
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 13:03:00

New York Overtakes London as Top Finance Center

A new survey of financial executives shows that fallout from Brexit has helped New York overtake London to become the world's pre-eminent financial center, Reuters reports.
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 12:35:36

Fox says would be surprised if EU refuses to renegotiate Brexit terms

British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday he would be surprised if the European Union did not agree to attempts to renegotiate the country's exit deal, and that it was up to both sides to avoid a no-deal exit.
Reuters   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 12:11:22

UK TradeMin Fox: Would be unfortunate if EU doesn't want to negotiate changes to Brexit deal

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FX Street   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 12:02:15

Britain's Hunt says pursuing no-deal Brexit would be "political suicide"

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said it would be "political suicide" for Britain to pursue a no-deal Brexit, becoming the most senior figure vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May to rule it out and drawing a battle line with rival contenders.
Reuters   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 11:55:15

UK's Fox says would be surprised if EU refuses to renegotiate Brexit terms

British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday that he would be surprised if the European Union did not agree to attempts to renegotiate the country's exit deal, and that it was up to both sides to avoid a no-deal exit.
Reuters   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 11:54:33

P&O seeks £33m in damages over Brexit ferry settlement

The company also wants courts to cancel the Department for Transport's settlement with Eurotunnel.
BBC   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 11:46:14

Alastair Campbell expelled by Labour after voting for Lib Dems in protest at Brexit stance

Labour has expelled Alastair Campbell after he voted for the Liberal Democrats in the European elections to push for a fresh Brexit referendum.
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 11:35:00

Alastair Campbell Expelled from Labour For Voting Lib Dem

Alastair Campbell has finally been expelled from the Labour Party, after giving the Leader's Office the excuse they had been looking for for years. Bad Al admitted he voted Lib Dem in protest of the Labour Party's pro-Brexit stance then spent the entire election aftermath trying to claim that Labour ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 11:29:08

Britain's great Brexit divide is getting deeper

Both big political parties lost the European elections and are faced with existential decisions about where they stand on Europe.
Therese Raphael / Japan Times   |   Tue, 28 May 2019 11:26:37

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