Brexit News Archive: 25 Jun 2019

Trade minister Fox dismisses idea of 'standstill' tariff-free EU commerce

Trade minister Liam Fox has dismissed Britain's chances of using international trade rules to ensure tariff-free post-Brexit trade, rubbishing one of the options mooted by the front-runner to be the country's next leader, Boris Johnson.
Reuters   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 21:10:32

Boris Johnson fails to answer questions on private quarrel, challenges rival on Brexit

Boris Johnson failed to shut down questions about his private life Tuesday as a round of media appearances served only to bog him down further ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 20:36:36

Boris Johnson's premiership could be an 'opportunity for disaster', warns ex-civil service chief

Lord Kerslake says Britain is also facing most 'perilous' state than at any point in his long career
Ashley Cowburn / The Independent   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 20:25:00

Jeremy Hunt: EU playing hardball because it wants UK in customs union

Downing Street hopeful says Brussels wants 'the best outcome' for itself in Brexit talks.
Emilio Casalicchio / Politico   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:36:56

Hunt believes he can unite warring Conservatives over Brexit

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, one of the two contenders to replace Prime Minister Theresa May next month, said on Tuesday he believed a Brexit deal could be done with the EU that would unite all wings of the Conservative party.
Reuters   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:53:37

Brexit: John McDonnell warns Labour must shift policy

Political correspondent Iain Watson explains what went on at a fractious shadow cabinet meeting.
BBC   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:49:12

Jeremy Hunt: Next PM 'must be trustworthy to avoid no Brexit'

The leadership hopeful says is key to delivering a better Brexit deal than Theresa May's.
BBC   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:32:18

Irish minister fears for 85,000 jobs under no-deal Brexit

Threats have risen as Boris Johnson insists leaving EU without agreement is possible
FT   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:16:37

Hunt says believes he can unite warring Conservatives over Brexit

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, one of the two contenders to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday he believed a Brexit deal could be done with the EU that would unite all wings of the Conservative party.
Reuters   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:16:21

Tory leadership: Hunt says Brexit negotiation is a matter of 'trust' in swipe at Johnson

Leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson challenges the foreign secretary to commit to a Halloween departure from the EU
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:11:00

Johnson challenges rival to commit to Oct. 31 Brexit date

Boris Johnson, front-runner in the race to become British prime minister, has challenged his rival Jeremy Hunt to commit to leaving the European Union on Oct. 31, whether he has agreed a Brexit deal or not.
Reuters   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 16:29:01

Boris Johnson is in denial about the reality of Brexit

• Big debate in UK about politicians' private lives
CNN   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:51:04

Boris Challenges Hunt to 31st October Brexit Commitment

Boris ups the Brexit ante on Hunt again with a direct challenge to commit to leave on 31 October "come what may". Team Boris have certainly delivered on the 'media blitzkreig' after a bumpy few days... The post Boris Challenges Hunt to 31st October Brexit Commitment appeared first on Guido ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:33:21

Johnson challenges rival to commit to October 31 Brexit date

Boris Johnson, front-runner in the race to become British prime minister, has challenged his rival Jeremy Hunt to commit to leaving the European Union on Oct. 31, whether he has agreed a Brexit deal or not.
Reuters   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:29:52

Why Article 24 Is No Soft Landing for a No-Deal Brexit

The prospect of a no-deal Brexit is back and British politicians are fighting about just how disruptive a hard break from the European Union would be. Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to become prime minister, is arguing that the worst consequences of leaving the European Union without a ...
Washington Post   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:29:09

Boris Johnson making model buses isn't weird. What's weird is not admitting how many children you have

So Johnson wants to protect his 'loved ones'? What we need protecting from is him
Tom Peck / The Independent   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:11:00

Britain's new prime minister should take up position on July 24 - spokesman

Britain's new prime minister should take up his position on the afternoon of July 24, a spokesman for Theresa May said on Tuesday, fleshing out a succession triggered by her resignation after failing to get her Brexit deal approved by parliament.
Reuters   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:08:57

Where Brexit goes, the law shall follow

How the financial industry and the law firms that support it are preparing for what comes next
Rebecca Christie / Bruegel   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:38:46

Tory leadership race: Hunt goads Johnson for missing debate, after frontrunner renews 31 October Brexit pledge

Follow how the day in Westminster unfolded
Adam Forrest, Ashley Cowburn, Samuel Osborne, Jon Sharman / The Independent   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:30:00

Brexit Party Related Tory Activist Suspensions Proceeding

Suspension letters are going out from the "Chairman's Office" to Tory activists who were less than loyal during the Euro elections. This letter was sent to a loyal Tory functionary who says he only attended an event where Brexit Party figures spoke. With 60% of Tory members said to have ...
order-order / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:28:27

Factbox: Deal, no deal or delay - What will UK PM May's successor do about Brexit?

What will Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt do about Brexit if chosen to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May?
Reuters   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:18:23

Brexit: Corbyn accused of 'muddle and confusion' as Labour again fails to agree shift on second referendum

'The longer this dithering goes on, the more damage will be done to our party'
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:15:00

Barnier: EU Will Act in a "Responsible Manner" If There's No Deal

There's been plenty of huffing and puffing from anonymous EU officials in response to Boris's alternative Brexit proposals - despite Jeremy Hunt's actually being pretty similar. Behind the bluster however, the reality is significantly more sensible and level-headed... Steve Barclay and Michel Barnier have been exchanging a series of letters ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:07:18

Boris Johnson admits painting wooden boxes to look like buses for fun - but doesn't say whether they have dodgy Brexit claims on the side

'I paint the passengers enjoying themselves on the wonderful bus,' says Tory leadership hopeful in bizarre interview
Adam Forrest / The Independent   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:56:25

Boris Johnson, Tory favourite to become next UK leader, says Brexit will happen on October 31 ‘do or die’

Boris Johnson, the Tory front runner to become Britain’s next prime minister, has pledged that the UK will leave the European Union on October 31, “do or die”, as he promised to push for a no-deal Brexit if this was needed to meet the departure deadline.Johnson told TalkRadio that tweaks ...
The Guardian / South China Morning Post   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:49:46

Johnson on Brexit in 6 quotes

Concern that frontrunner's plans are vague and not thought through
FT   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:07:31

Stocks to watch: Allergan, Altran, Tesco, William Hill, Asos, Iliad

No-deal Brexit risks make Royal Mail one to avoid, says Citigroup
FT   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:48:31

Boris Johnson breaks cover in U.K. leadership race after accusations he has been ducking scrutiny

Boris Johnson broke cover Tuesday after accusations of ducking scrutiny in his bid to become Britain's next prime minister, defending his Brexit strategy but saying ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:36:06

Factbox: No-deal Brexit - what it might mean for UK economy

Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, has raised the prospect of a shock for the world's fifth-biggest economy by pledging to leave the European Union on Oct. 31 without a transition deal if necessary.
Reuters   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:35:30

De La Rue cuts jobs after loss of post-Brexit passport work

Banknote maker De La Rue has announced plans to shut a print line at its Gateshead works, placing up to 171 jobs at risk of redundancy.
Sky   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:25:00

Timeline: Key dates for Britain's Brexit crisis

Britain is due to appoint a new prime minister and attempt to renegotiate the terms of its Brexit deal, all before Oct. 31, when it is scheduled to leave the European Union.
Reuters   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 11:57:44

Johnson urges EU to abstain from tariffs in no-deal Brexit

Johnson, vying with foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt to replace outgoing premier Theresa May, insisted her divorce deal struck with the bloc but repeatedly rejected by MPs was "basically dead".
Times of India   |   Tue, 25 Jun 2019 11:09:11

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