Brexit News Archive: 14 Jun 2019

Tory faithful look for Rottweiler to deliver hard Brexit

Party grassroots fear oblivion if candidates jockeying to replace Theresa May fail
FT   |   Fri, 14 Jun 2019 21:00:04

Boris Johnson under fire over unworkable Brexit plan and for being 'hostage to Nigel Farage'

Exclusive: Would-be prime minister criticised for claiming 'fear of Farage' will force Brussels into climbdown - over Irish border technology that does not exist
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Fri, 14 Jun 2019 17:04:00

Toby Young Destroys Socialism in One Sentence

put that nonsense to bed, rather sharp #PoliticsLive - UK Rants: #StandUp4Brexit (@uk_rants) June 14, 2019 "Socialism always begins with a universal vision for the brotherhood of man and ends with people having to eat their own pets." The post Toby Young Destroys Socialism in One Sentence appeared first on ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Fri, 14 Jun 2019 16:40:27

Tackling the climate crisis should be Britain's national crusade

Theresa May's legacy zero-emissions target is a call to arms for a country crushed by Brexit
FT   |   Fri, 14 Jun 2019 16:04:04

EUR/GBP: Non-Brexit factors set to weigh on sterling - Danske Bank

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FX Street   |   Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:49:11

We will leave EU by October 31, Johnson vows in pitch to be PM

Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, promised he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying that only by preparing to leave without an agreement could a no-deal Brexit be prevented.
Reuters   |   Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:20:59

Hammond says he would not serve under a no-deal Brexit prime minister

Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said he would not serve under a prime minister who was prepared to leave the European Union without a deal, as proposed by Boris Johnson and other contenders to become Britain's next leader.
Reuters   |   Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:00:38

What would Churchill say? UK PM contest rival Jeremy Hunt taunts Boris Johnson for ‘hiding away’

Boris Johnson, the front runner to replace Theresa May as Britain’s prime minister, must face more scrutiny over his Brexit plans, his closest rival said on Friday with a taunt that his hero Winston Churchill would not shy away from the media.Johnson has pledged that Britain will exit the European ...
Reuters / South China Morning Post   |   Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:48:32

'We've got to be out by October 31' - PM race favourite Johnson makes Brexit vow

Boris Johnson, front-runner in the race to succeed Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, vowed that the United Kingdom would leave the European Union, saying that only by preparing to leave without agreement could a no-deal Brexit be prevented.
Reuters   |   Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:45:09

Does Majestic's move online spell the end for high street wine?

Specialist sector is struggling against perfect storm, from rising duty to Brexit and gin Supermarkets used to be the bogeyman for the high street wine trade but now the growth of online services and a price squeeze is triggering new upheaval. The decision taken by the stock market-listed owner of ...
Zoe Wood / Guardian   |   Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:35:22

Boris Doing BBC Debate, Ditching Channel 4

Boris has made his decision on the TV debates, he will do the BBC debate next Tuesday but he's spurning Brexit-afflicted Channel 4's Sunday offering. Channel 4 have made clear that they will be going hard on their efforts to "empty chair" him, Team Boris have evidently decided that's preferable ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:12:29

Chance of disorderly Brexit jumps; eventual free trade deal still likely - Reuters poll

The likelihood Britain and the European Union part ways without a deal has jumped in the past month, according to economists in a Reuters poll, as most candidates jockeying to take over as prime minister appear to have adopted a hard line stance.
Reuters   |   Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:09:46

Brexit: Boris Johnson claims he can force EU to offer new deal because it fears Farage

Leadership favourite also denies he has taken cocaine since teenage years - while admitting to 'single inconclusive event' as a youth
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:04:00

'Only government speaks for UK on world stage': Liam Fox lambasts Nigel Farage's 'misleading' post-Brexit claims

Brexit Party leader's attempt to strong-arm his way into negotiations given stark reality check
Staff Reporter / The Independent   |   Fri, 14 Jun 2019 11:58:59

Tory leadership contest: Boris Johnson agrees to TV debate under intense pressure from rivals, as Matt Hancock bows out of race

Health secretary's move leaves just six candidates as Channel 4 head-to-head poised to happen without frontrunner
Jane Dalton, Lizzy Buchan, Peter Stubley / The Independent   |   Fri, 14 Jun 2019 11:45:00

Health minister pulls out of race to be next PM as rival taunts Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, came under pressure on Friday to face the media over his Brexit plans as another of his rivals dropped out of the leadership battle.
Reuters   |   Fri, 14 Jun 2019 11:43:06

Brexit Party Top, Tories Still Fourth in Latest YouGov Westminster Poll

The latest YouGov poll sets out the scale of the challenge facing the next Tory leader, whoever they might be. The Brexit Party are comfortably out in front on 26%, ahead of the Lib Dems on 22%. Chuka will be delighted, what's left of 'The Independent Group For Change' scrape ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Fri, 14 Jun 2019 11:34:20

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