Brexit News Archive: 21 Jul 2019

PM front-runner Boris Johnson says trade deal can break Brexit deadlock

Boris Johnson, the favourite to become Britain's new prime minister, said on Sunday the country could leave the European Union by agreeing a free trade agreement that would remove the need for one of the more problematic parts of a previous deal.
Reuters   |   Sun, 21 Jul 2019 20:48:55

Brexit news: UK trade envoy quits in protest over no-deal policy threatening £800m Canada agreement

Exclusive: Andrew Percy attacks 'cack-handed' move to scrap import tariffs if UK crashes out in October - triggering Ottawa's refusal to 'roll over' existing EU deal
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sun, 21 Jul 2019 19:08:38

Teenage Brexit Party official says he helped expose US ambassador cables that enraged Donald Trump

Robert Mendick / Telegraph   |   Sun, 21 Jul 2019 18:00:21

Why a no-deal Brexit is a big deal for Britain and the rest of the world

As the British Conservative Party leadership race enters its final few days, Boris Johnson remains the overwhelming favourite to become prime minister this week. The clash between Johnson and Jeremy Hunt has seen a no-deal Brexit assume growing likelihood, despite the fact that this disorderly outcome is still widely trading ...
Andrew Hammond / South China Morning Post   |   Sun, 21 Jul 2019 15:00:03

Net closes on leaker who cost ambassador Kim Darroch his job as teenage Brexit Party employee comes forward to claim scoop

19-year-old freelance reporter claims he obtained material while talking to civil servants for research project
Kim Sengupta / The Independent   |   Sun, 21 Jul 2019 14:32:12

Brexit: Boris Johnson will plunge Tories into opposition 'for a long time' if he carries out no-deal, minister warns

Likely new prime minister told he will soon be 'crawling back to the table' - begging the EU for an agreement
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sun, 21 Jul 2019 14:03:14

Hammond to quit over no-deal Brexit if Johnson becomes PM

British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign if Boris Johnson became prime minister because he felt unable to support a leader happy to take the country out of the European Union without a deal.
Reuters   |   Sun, 21 Jul 2019 14:02:22

Brexit: No-deal Brexit would be UK's choice, Ireland's deputy PM says

If new UK PM wants to tear up the withdrawal deal "we're in trouble", Ireland's deputy PM warns.
BBC   |   Sun, 21 Jul 2019 13:05:44

Philip Hammond to quit government if Boris Johnson becomes PM

Chancellor joins David Gauke in saying he could not work for leader seeking a no-deal Brexit Philip Hammond has confirmed he will resign as chancellor if Boris Johnson becomes prime minister next week, as the scale of opposition to a no-deal Brexit among some ministers became increasingly plain. Shortly before ...
Peter Walker Political correspondent / Guardian   |   Sun, 21 Jul 2019 12:34:45

Hammond to quit over no-deal Brexit if Johnson become PM

Finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign if Boris Johnson became Britain's new prime minister because he could not support a leader happy to take the country out of the European Union without a deal.
Reuters   |   Sun, 21 Jul 2019 11:15:08