Brexit News Archive: 22 Jun 2019

British PM frontrunner Boris Johnson ‘utterly convinced’ that Brexit deal can be renegotiated with the ‘right energy’

Boris Johnson, the favourite to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, has reiterated his stance that the Brexit deal with the European Union can be renegotiated, saying that “with the right energy and the right commitment, common sense will was speaking at the first of 16 assemblies on Saturday to ...
DPA / South China Morning Post   |   Sat, 22 Jun 2019 21:10:34

Bogus Brexit murder plot and other lies planted online by Russian accounts -study

In August 2018, Spanish authorities uncovered a plot by anti-Brexit campaigners to assassinate leading Brexiteer and now favourite to be Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson. Or did they?
Reuters   |   Sat, 22 Jun 2019 21:06:09

Johnson Is Cheered by Tories Amid Private Turmoil: Brexit Update

(Bloomberg) - Follow @Brexit on Twitter, join our Facebook group and sign up to our Brexit Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are facing Conservative party members for the first time since making it to a two-man runoff to succeed U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May. Grass-roots Tories quizzed the two candidates ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sat, 22 Jun 2019 19:39:20

Brexit: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt risk making Tory party unelectable if they allow no deal, poll suggests

New survey suggests many traditional Tories would turn away from leader if UK crashes out of Europe
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Sat, 22 Jun 2019 19:29:12

Tory leadership hustings: Boris Johnson was as lukewarm as a Rotary Club after-dinner speaker

The hustings were to choose a new party leader and prime minister - but the Conservative members weren't really given any suitable candidates
Sean O'Grady / The Independent   |   Sat, 22 Jun 2019 18:23:02

PM favourite Johnson reiterates desire for October 31 Brexit

Boris Johnson, the favourite to be the next British Prime Minister, reiterated his desire to leave the European Union in October with or without a deal as he avoided questions at a campaign event on Saturday about a police visit to his home.
Reuters   |   Sat, 22 Jun 2019 18:06:35

PM hopeful Hunt says would go for no-deal Brexit if EU doesn't shift

Jeremy Hunt, the underdog in the race to be next British prime minister, said he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union without a deal on Oct. 31 if the EU had not showed it was willing to renegotiate the Brexit deal.
Reuters   |   Sat, 22 Jun 2019 16:36:53

'People don't know what they voted for': People's Vote rally in Yorkshire sees celebrities, sports legends and politicians call for second referendum

Former England midfield general Peter Reid, in particular, is not mincing his words...
Colin Drury / The Independent   |   Sat, 22 Jun 2019 16:34:00

Tory leadership paralysis risks shortages of essential drugs in a no-deal Brexit, warn medical firms

'No guidance' has been issued since Chris Grayling's notorious ferry contracts were axed - despite risk UK will crash out of EU in October
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sat, 22 Jun 2019 15:58:03