Brexit News Archive: 06 Aug 2019

Brexit News: Domino's Stockpiling Ingredients In Anticipation Of No-Deal Brexit

In anticipation of a no-deal Brexit in the U.K., Domino's Pizza Group is stockpiling imported ingredients such as pineapples, tomato sauce and frozen chicken, with the company having spent the equivalent of $8.5 million, according to reports.
IBTimes   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 21:27:25

Boris Johnson: The dictator

We thought that Prime Minister, Theresa May, was dictatorial. But her replacement, Boris Johnson, has taken the word to new depths. Mrs May tried her best - but failed - to pass Brexit by bypassing Parliament. But Mr Johnson is determined to run roughshod over Parliament, if he must, to ...
Jon Danzig / Ideas on Europe   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 20:08:56

'Ready and willing' to do a Brexit deal, Britain tells EU

Britain is "ready and willing" to do a deal to leave the European Union if Brussels renegotiates the agreement, a senior government source said on Tuesday, denying that a no-deal Brexit was Prime Minister Boris Johnson's central plan.
Reuters   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 19:33:18

Irish PM urges Britain, EU to start talks on future relationship

Ireland's prime minister urged Britain and the European Union on Tuesday to use the time until Brexit, set for Oct. 31, to explore alternative arrangements as part of a joint political declaration on their future relationship.
Reuters   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 19:32:28

McDonnell rules out coalition to block no-deal Brexit

Shadow chancellor says Labour would have to lead a caretaker government
FT   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 18:51:12

Boris Johnson news - live: No-deal Brexit looms as Gove claims EU is 'refusing to negotiate' with UK and Brussels rejects No 10's tactics

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Adam Forrest, Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 18:43:00

'Delusional' for Brexit Britain to expect US trade deal

'Britain is desperate and has no leverage,' says former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers.
Al Jazeera   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 17:41:25

EU stands firm as UK heads for no-deal Brexit

London pins impasse on bloc leaders but Brussels resists call to alter withdrawal deal
FT   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 17:33:58

Brexit: 'Low take-up of no-deal fund concerning'

Just 741 firms have applied for a grant to help prepare for a no-deal Brexit, BBC Newsnight learns.
BBC   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 16:52:06

Irish finance minister believes UK would rather avoid no-deal Brexit

Britain would rather avoid leaving the European Union without a transition deal but is willing to contemplate it if necessary, Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said on Tuesday after talks with British counterpart Sajid Javid.
Reuters   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 16:49:22

Chief says Rolls-Royce spent £100m preparing for no-deal Brexit

Warren East warns of serious job losses for many companies that may not be ready Rolls-Royce boss Warren East said his company had spent almost £100m preparing for a no-deal Brexit as he warned the UK could suffer large numbers of lost jobs if Britain crashes out of the EU. ...
Sean Farrell / Guardian   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 16:38:12

PM Johnson tells Japan's Abe smooth Brexit transition needed

Prime Minister Boris Johnson stressed the importance of a smooth transition out of the European Union "whatever the circumstances" to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in a call last week, his office said in a statement on Tuesday.
Reuters   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 16:23:43

Domino's stockpiles food in fear of Brexit

Pizza chain Domino's has spent £7 million ($8.5 million) to stockpile imported ingredients that might not be available if Britain crashes out of the European Union.
CNN   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 16:21:39

UK PM Johnson stresses importance of smooth Brexit transition to Japanese PM Abe

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FX Street   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 16:14:29

Brexit Party Select Smash Hit Brexit Singer Dominic Frisby

Fans of Brexit-themed music videos will be delighted with the news that Libertarian Comedian Dominic Frisby - singer of the #1 smash hit "17 Million F**k O**s" - is standing as a Brexit Party candidate. Frisby will be bringing his musical comedy and standup, along with some very sound views ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 16:00:44

Explainer: Parliament vs prime minister: Can a no-deal Brexit be blocked?

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set for a battle of wills with parliament over Brexit that will test the country's unwritten constitution.
Reuters   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 14:37:18

Michael Gove almost managed to keep a straight face, as he became the latest person forced to lie for Boris Johnson

'The buck stops here,' said Boris Johnson two weeks ago. No one should be surprised that the buck is already being shipped at high speed to Brussels
Tom Peck / The Independent   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 14:09:00

Britain after Brexit: welcome to the vulture restaurant

US business will asset-strip the UK, but that's not all: the Pentagon will find the little-known fragments of the British empire very useful.
Adam Ramsay / Open Democracy   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 13:35:46

Gove: Sad the EU Won't Negotiate

Gove has taken to the airwaves to reiterate the Government's position on Brexit, making clear that the UK is fully ready to negotiate but that the deal has to change, and that it's "wrong and sad" that the EU won't come to the table. This is not bluster from Gove ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 12:53:07

RBS chief backs Bank of England no-deal Brexit warning

Ross McEwan warns of medium-term 'pain and anguish'
FT   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 12:45:18

Brexit: EU 'refusing to negotiate', says Gove

The EU says there is currently no basis for "meaningful discussions", but the UK rejects that view.
BBC   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 12:35:05

No-deal Brexit: Government accused of playing 'blame game' as Gove says EU refusing to negotiate

European Commission insists it will not reopen Theresa May's withdrawal agreement but is ready for talks to 'clarify' UK position
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 12:16:00

Gove says Britain deeply saddened by EU refusing to negotiate on Brexit

Michael Gove, the British minister responsible for planning for a no-deal Brexit, said on Tuesday he was saddened the European Union was refusing to reopen discussions on a divorce deal but that Britain remained open to negotiate a new agreement.
Reuters   |   Tue, 6 Aug 2019 11:54:50

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