Boris Johnson is making promises over Brexit he will not be able to keep if he wins the contest to become Prime Minister, one of his rivals for the top job, Rory Stewart, said on Wednesday.
Reuters | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 21:03:06
Prince Andrew, the second son of Queen Elizabeth, said on Wednesday he saw no reason why British businesses could not survive Brexit and the recent visit of President Donald Trump had shown him the issue would also not effect U.S. relations.
Reuters | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 19:28:33
As we round out 2 years in the saddle, we are happy to announce round three of the MB Fund seminar series. This year's presentation is titled Global Shocker! It will examine the mushrooming threats in Australia's external environment including Cold War 2.0 and trade wars, Brexit, a slowing China ...
Tim Fuller / MacroBusiness | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 19:12:12
Campaigners for a second Brexit referendum are planning another mass protest in London ahead of the date on which Britain is due to leave the European Union in October as the leading candidates to be the next prime minister say they will leave without a trade deal.
Reuters | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 18:25:19
Leadership favourite launches campaign as cabinet note on lack of preparedness revealed
FT | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 18:24:14
An updated guide to who's most likely to lead on Brexit
FT | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 18:07:24
Grieve says vote may have been MPs' last chance to block leaving EU without agreement
FT | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 17:44:43
Frontrunner in Conservative leadership race offers no details on how he can deliver a different Brexit trade deal.
Al Jazeera | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 17:20:15
Oliver Letwin's latest attempt to hijack Parliament to block Brexit ultimately flopped by a margin of 11 votes - the most comfortable margin of victory the Government's had in a while. This was despite 10 Tory MPs voting to hand power over to Jeremy Corbyn and Keir Starmer: Guto Bebb ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 17:05:58
It was almost enough to bring you out in a spell of deja vu.
Sky | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 17:05:00
FT | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 17:00:19
Boris Johnson bids to be leader with a vow to leave the EU by October, but rival Sajid Javid says he's "yesterday's news".
BBC | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:56:44
Several of the contenders to replace Prime Minister Theresa May have said Britain should leave the European Union on October 31, even if that means a "no-deal" Brexit.
Reuters | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:56:30
The government has survived an attempt by the opposition to seize control of the House of Commons agenda in their attempt to block a no-deal Brexit.
Sky | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:40:00
British lawmakers on Wednesday defeated an attempt led by the opposition Labour Party to try to block a no-deal Brexit by seizing control of the parliamentary agenda from the government.
Reuters | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:13:33
After several weeks in which headlines from the endless farce that is Brexit were mercifully absent around the flux surrounding Theresa May's resignation, we have some bad news: Brexit is back... and with a vengeance because moments ago cable, which had been rising gingerly in recent days, plunged after the ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:12:29
Britain's opposition Labour Party will do all it can to fight against the country leaving the European Union without a deal, its Brexit policy chief, Keir Starmer, said on Wednesday after parliament rejected its move to try to prevent a no deal.
Reuters | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:10:52
Theresa May's government defeated the motion by 309 votes to 298.
Charlie Cooper / Politico | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:02:22
MPs reject the chance to take control of Parliament's timetable, blocking the latest attempt to stop no-deal Brexit.
BBC | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:01:01
Brexit march: UK-wide push for Final Say to culminate in major London rally two weeks before exit deadline
12 October 'march of our lives' will be climax of The Independent and People's Vote campaign for a fresh referendum, with rallies across Britain this summer
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 15:54:00
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FX Street | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 15:47:50
Opposition MPs have lost critical vote on a bid to prevent a future Tory prime minister from forcing through a no-deal Brexit.
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 15:44:00
Less that 10% of firms have applied to a HMRC scheme aimed at facilitating UK imports, Newsnight reveals.
BBC | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 15:38:17
From locking MPs in parliament to paying for border technology that hasn't been invented, a number of solutions have been touted by the people vying to be PM
Colin Drury / The Independent | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 15:37:27
Electoral Commission says fundraising structure could expose party to illegal contributions
FT | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 14:02:53
Jeremy Hunt, one of the candidates vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, said the British parliament would likely block a no-deal Brexit so the country needed a leader who could negotiate with the EU rather than making empty threats.
Reuters | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 14:01:53
This was the Tory Party in survival mode. Things are serious now. It has decided it must live so everything else must die
Tom Peck / The Independent | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 13:57:00
Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Wednesday it had brought forward a motion for parliament to take control of government business to prevent a new prime minister pursuing a no-deal Brexit.
Reuters | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 13:53:39
CNN | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 13:46:52
This sum would cover budget commitments up through a transition period at the end of next year, but the British parliament has refused to ratify the treaty and Brexit has been delayed until October 31.
AFP / Financial Express | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 13:34:42
Shutterstock Boris Johnson's threat to withhold payment of the UK's £39 billion Brexit divorce bill until the EU gives Britain better exit terms has been the source of much debate over whether or not it constitutes a sovereign debt default. Technically, the UK would argue that this is not a ...
Tony Moore, Lecturer in Finance, Henley Business School, University of Reading / The Conversation | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 13:33:24
Favourite to be next prime minister waters down support for no-deal Brexit
FT | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 13:17:52
Industry draws link between politicians' talk of crashing out of EU and firms losing clients A no-deal Brexit will be "commercial suicide" with tens of thousands of jobs already lost in the UK because of the political uncertainty, manufacturing representatives have said. As Boris Johnson broke cover to launch his ...
Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent / Guardian | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 13:07:48
Parts of the financial sector were still not ready for a no-deal Brexit in October that would split the industry, the European Union's executive body said on Wednesday.
Reuters | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 13:07:02
The elections watchdog says its systems must change to ensure money it receives is within the law.
BBC | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:48:16
What people really mean when they talk about leaving the EU without a Brexit deal.
BBC | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:41:39
Remain voters say polarising debate drags them down, and Leave voters say they can't always trust reports
Jane Dalton / The Independent | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:40:00
Boris Johnson kicked off his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday with a commitment to lead Britain out of the European Union on October 31, warning his divided Conservative Party "delay means defeat".
Reuters | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:39:18
Britain's opposition Labour Party is not prepared to let Prime Minister Theresa May's successor pursue a no-deal Brexit, the party's spokesman said on Wednesday.
Reuters | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:38:56
UK data encouraging but leadership race remains a drag on GBP It's all gone a little quiet in the UK recently, well, compared to the Brexit noise we've become accustomed to. The Conservative leadership race has put Brexit on hold for now, which is handy as the new end of ...
Craig Erlam / OANDA | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:37:05
Brexit news - live: MPs reject attempt to seize control of Commons agenda in latest attempt to prevent no-deal exit
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Jane Dalton, Ashley Cowburn, Jon Sharman, Lizzy Buchan / The Independent | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:35:00
The British government will instruct its lawmakers to vote against an attempt on Wednesday by the opposition Labour Party to seize control of parliamentary time to try and stop a no-deal Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said.
Reuters | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:34:09
Firms face severe problems from export checks and inspections, report says A no-deal Brexit will create severe problems for Northern Irish businesses and oblige the Republic of Ireland to build border inspection posts, a report has said. Firms will have "limited room for manoeuvre" as they face an array of ...
Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent / Guardian | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:22:49
Candidates are making ever wilder promises about leaving without a deal and tax cuts
FT | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:16:39
Boris Johnson admits no-deal Brexit will hurt UK while dodging journalists' questions during rambling campaign launch
'I'm not going to pretend to you now that everything will be plain sailing, there will be difficulties'
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 11:51:00
Channel 4 News have now shifted to trying to blame the World Cup for their poor recent viewing figures, editor Ben De Pear had a sense of humour failure over an obviously light-hearted joke by Iain Dale last night. Funny how Channel 4's annual report forgot to mention the football ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 11:45:24
Labour plan for soft Brexit has 'run out of road' and party should back second referendum, says Welsh first minister
Mark Drakeford said Tory leadership contest shows that referendum is now most realistic option
Jon Stone / The Independent | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 11:36:00
Boris Johnson kicked off his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday with a pledge to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 and a warning to his divided Conservative Party that "delay means defeat".
Reuters | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 11:17:19
It would be very difficult for parliament to block Brexit and there would be "mortal retribution" from voters if it did, Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Wednesday.
Reuters | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 11:12:27
The former foreign secretary and leadership hopeful predicted 'a sense of duty' would mean MPs would not block a no-deal Brexit.
Charlie Cooper, James Randerson / Politico | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 11:08:54
Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to be Britain's next prime minister, laid out his pitch to win the leadership race in the ruling Conservative Party on Wednesday.
Reuters | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 11:06:41
Reports on UK's departure from EU make people angry, sad or bored
FT | Wed, 12 Jun 2019 11:05:50