Brexit News Archive: 12 Jul 2019

Why James Dyson divides opinion like Brexit and Marmite

Loved and loathed entrepreneur sparks more controversy as he buys Singapore penthouse
FT   |   Fri, 12 Jul 2019 21:00:27

May says she will leave disappointed after Brexit failure

British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will leave her job this month with a mixture of pride and disappointment after failing in her central pledge to lead the country out of the European Union and heal its divisions.
Reuters   |   Fri, 12 Jul 2019 19:13:43

The Friday OT: Beethoven's 9th symphony, 4th movement, Daniel Baremboim

I revisited The Ninth this week as I had time to spare on planes as well as great earphones, but also because a news item from a couple of weeks ago had been preying on my mind. That moment when the Brexit politicians elected to the European Parliament decided to ...
Otto / IKN   |   Fri, 12 Jul 2019 18:50:00

The Power Line Show, Ep. 133: Andrew Roberts Unplugged, on Brexit, Churchill, Trump, and Historiography

( Steven Hayward ) One of my teachers in graduate school, the great constitutional historian Leonard Levy, insisted that "a history must serve its readers with explanations that suit the horizons of their curiosity and with writing that entertains and stirs them." No one exemplifies that vivid style of biography ...
Steven Hayward / Power Line   |   Fri, 12 Jul 2019 18:14:17

PM May says she will leave disappointed after Brexit failure

British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will leave her job this month with a mixture of pride and disappointment after failing in her central pledge to lead the country out of the European Union and heal its divisions.
Reuters   |   Fri, 12 Jul 2019 17:22:05

Dublin explores post-Brexit checks at Northern Irish ports

Plan to avoid land frontier unlikely to please DUP
FT   |   Fri, 12 Jul 2019 17:12:31

PM speaks of 'pride and disappointment' as she prepares to stand down

The PM reflects on her Brexit battles, criticism and achievements in an exclusive BBC interview.
BBC   |   Fri, 12 Jul 2019 17:01:21

Brexit news: Tory leadership candidates brace for screenings of TV interviews as time runs out for votes to be cast

Updates from Westminster as Tory leadership candidates prepared for major TV interviews
Chris Baynes, Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Fri, 12 Jul 2019 16:38:00

Tory leadership: Jeremy Hunt 'expects' Brexit by Christmas

But leadership rival Boris Johnson says the UK will leave the EU on 31 October "come what may".
BBC   |   Fri, 12 Jul 2019 16:02:11

The Queen Is the Reason Boris Johnson Would Struggle to Suspend Parliament

(Bloomberg) - Boris Johnson is threatening to suspend Britain's Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit if he becomes prime minister - and some politicians are planning to fight him in court.But he would face a bigger problem: Queen Elizabeth II could stop him first.As the front-runner to succeed Theresa ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Fri, 12 Jul 2019 15:54:37

The Darroch affair reveals deeper threats to the UK civil service

Whitehall's brain drain preceded Brexit, but now poses a real danger
FT   |   Fri, 12 Jul 2019 15:49:41

Major car dealership Lookers blames Brexit for profit warning

Collapse in diesel sales and low consumer confidence add to tough trading conditions Shares in Lookers, one of Britain's biggest car dealerships, have tumbled another 30% after the firm issued a profits warning, blaming increasingly challenging trading conditions. It warned on Friday that weaker margins will push first-half profits down ...
Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent / Guardian   |   Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:44:42

Irish PM: May's successor faces 'very serious' Brexit 'reality check'

Theresa May's successor faces a "very serious reality check" when it comes to Brexit, Ireland's prime minister has warned.
Sky   |   Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:23:00

Brexit Party MEP says Royal Navy should attack EU fishing boats

Robert Rowland says vessels as far away as Bay of Biscay should be 'given same treatment as Belgrano'
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:21:00

BoE could need to cut rates if Brexit uncertainty persists - Vlieghe

The Bank of England could potentially need to cut interest rates to boost demand if Britain faces repeatedly extended Brexit deadlines and a slowing global economy, BoE policymaker Gertjan Vlieghe said on Friday.
Reuters   |   Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:12:26

Exploring arrangements to avoid a hard Irish border after Brexit

A brief summary of the debate about alternative arrangements to a hard Irish border after Brexit, organised by Open Europe in Brussels on 11 July. The post Exploring arrangements to avoid a hard Irish border after Brexit appeared first on Open Europe .
Pieter Cleppe / Open Europe   |   Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:03:08

Brexit has sent 'not as important' Britain into decades of decline, Irish PM Varadkar says

Leo Varadkar says UK has struggled to accept its is less important than it once was
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Fri, 12 Jul 2019 13:06:00

Ireland considering port checks on whole island in no-deal Brexit

Ireland is exploring the idea of checking live animals and animal products from Britain as they arrive at ports on the whole island of Ireland if there is a no-deal Brexit, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday.
Reuters   |   Fri, 12 Jul 2019 12:31:12

Hammond Backs Legal Action to Stop U.K. PM Suspending Parliament

U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond said he would back a legal challenge against the government if the new prime minister tried to suspend Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit. Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May this month, has refused to rule out proroguing ...
Dean Popplewell / OANDA   |   Fri, 12 Jul 2019 11:34:10

Far right blocked from powerful positions in European Parliament

Mainstream politicians have blocked far right and Brexit party MEPS from gaining any powerful positions on European Parliament Committees.
euronews   |   Fri, 12 Jul 2019 11:33:19

Ireland considering port checks on whole island in case of no-deal Brexit

Ireland is exploring the idea of checking live animals and animal products from Britain as they arrive at ports on the whole island of Ireland if there is a no-deal Brexit, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday.
Reuters   |   Fri, 12 Jul 2019 11:14:12