Brexit News Archive: 15 Jun 2019

Brexit: Scrapping Irish border backstop effectively the same as no deal, says Leo Varadkar

Irish premier says it is 'alarming' that Tory leadership contenders want to remove safeguard against hard border
Chris Baynes / The Independent   |   Sat, 15 Jun 2019 18:41:51

Brexit: Labour members handed chance to force Jeremy Corbyn to commit to Final Say vote

Exclusive: Grassroots consultation will be launched next month - with 'overwhelming response in favour of a second referendum' expected
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sat, 15 Jun 2019 18:23:00

Pound posts sixth week of losses amid Brexit chaos

Taipei Times   |   Sat, 15 Jun 2019 18:04:35

Tory candidates must rule out 'no-deal'

Wishful thinking from leadership candidates on Brexit could spell disaster for British industry
FT   |   Sat, 15 Jun 2019 17:00:23

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Politics has become even more brutal and toxic, Jo Cox's sister says

'I worry that we have learnt nothing from what happened to Jo,' says Kim Leadbeater
Ryan Hooper / The Independent   |   Sat, 15 Jun 2019 16:38:04


I appreciate the change of subject but it's a bit funny that after years of being about nothing else that UK political conversation has sort of abandoned Brexit. Sure there is talk in the context of the Tory leadership contest (aka the Prime Minister Election) but they are all totally ...
Atrios / Eschaton   |   Sat, 15 Jun 2019 14:07:00

Brexit - Irish PM says no backstop as bad for Ireland as no deal

A Brexit deal without the Northern Ireland clause is as much a threat to Ireland as a no-deal Brexit, Ireland's prime minister said on Saturday, adding that the European Union would not allow the clause to be dropped.
Reuters   |   Sat, 15 Jun 2019 11:43:16

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