Brexit News Archive: 07 Aug 2019

No-deal Brexit risks cattle cull in NI, industry insiders warn

Industry insiders warn 45,000 cows could be lost in a cull that could begin within weeks of a no deal.
BBC   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 22:01:10

Canada's Brexit talks with the U.K.: There are none

Paul Wells: Britain's foreign secretary spewed encouraging words about Canada-U.K. relations after Brexit. Freeland didn't need to say a thing. The post Canada's Brexit talks with the U.K.: There are none appeared first on .
Paul Wells / Macleans   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 21:35:01

Mike Pompeo: US will be ready with 'pen in hand' to sign post-Brexit trade deal

'However Brexit ultimately shakes out, and we'll be on the doorstep.'
Nahal Toosi / Politico   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 20:10:57

Trump administration to seek Britain trade deal after Brexit: Pompeo

The Trump administration will pursue a free-trade agreement with Britain as soon as possible after it leaves the European Union, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday as the UK's new
The Associated Press, Washington / Al Arabiya   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 19:47:53

Trump administration to seek Britain trade deal after Brexit

The Trump administration will pursue a free-trade agreement with Britain as soon as possible after it leaves the European Union, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 19:33:33

Brexit Britain 'could face food shortages'

New border checks mean lengthy delays, which could see fresh groceries rotting in trucks caught up in bureaucracy.
Al Jazeera   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 18:08:18

Boris Johnson news - live: PM's top adviser says MPs 'don't get to choose which votes they respect' after rebel Tory talks up no-confidence motion

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Adam Forrest, Ashley Cowburn, Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 18:04:00

Britain will manage risks of Brexit - Foreign Secretary Raab

Britain will manage the risks of its withdrawal from the European Union "come what may," and is determined to forge ahead with Brexit, its Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Wednesday after talks with his U.S. counterpart in Washington.
Reuters   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 17:33:17

Britain would face food shortages in no-deal Brexit, industry body says

Britain will experience shortages of some fresh foods for weeks or even months if a disorderly no-deal Brexit leaves perishable produce rotting in lorries at ports, Britain's food and drink lobby warned on Wednesday.
Reuters   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 17:12:07

Britain Prepares Itself for Some Donald Trump

Maybe the EU should have just let London get on with negotiating a trade deal with the U.S. Nothing in it could realistically offset Brexit.
Washington Post   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 16:55:43

No-deal Brexit could disrupt food supplies for months - food federation

A disorderly no-deal Brexit would be a disastrous outcome for the food industry that could lead to serious disruption lasting weeks or months, an executive at the Food and Drink Federation said on Wednesday.
Reuters   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 16:20:46

Lib Dems scotch idea of Corbyn-led caretaker government

Pro-Remain party would accept Labour backbencher as PM to stop no-deal Brexit
FT   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 15:54:14

How would a no-deal Brexit affect your chicken dinner?

Would leaving the EU without a deal cost chicken lovers more or less?
BBC   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 15:51:11

Food sector seeks no-deal Brexit competition rules waiver

Producers and distributors ask for easing of regulations to better organise deliveries
FT   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 15:39:00

Most UK exporters lack paperwork for no-deal Brexit EU trade

Two-thirds of UK exporters, responsible for around 25% of trade with the European Union, have still not taken the most basic steps to prepare for a no-deal Brexit, new figures seen by Sky News reveal.
Sky   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 15:23:00

Dominic Cummings, the latest self-appointed genius to run 10 Downing Street, is the most deluded of them all

What is the Conservative party for, after all, what is Conservatism, if it's not to smash everything to bits and rebuild it in accordance with the blogposts of some wide-eyed zealot?
Tom Peck / The Independent   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 15:11:00

Why Johnson's top adviser 'loathes' politicians

He's one of the most powerful unelected officials in Whitehall and an influential figure in the current direction of British politics.
Sky   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 15:06:00

Huge appetite for post-Brexit U.S.-UK trade deal but needs lot of work - Raab

British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Wednesday after a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump that there was a huge appetite for forging a post-Brexit trade deal between the two countries but it still would require a lot of work.
Reuters   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 14:57:28

McDonnell scuppers unity govt plan with attack on SNP 'Tories'

Labour's John McDonnell has ruled out joining a national unity government with the SNP to delay Brexit if Boris Johnson is brought down over his plans for no-deal.
Sky   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 14:50:00

UK train operators to pull out of Interrail after Brexit

Industry will also leave Eurail scheme for non-EU visitors in move described as 'shocking' The UK's train operators are to pull out of the Interrail scheme, which has allowed unlimited train travel across Europe for a fixed price for almost 50 years. The Rail Delivery Group (RDG), which represents the ...
Rupert Neate / Guardian   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 14:48:00

UK Will Face Food Shortages From No Deal-Brexit: Trade Group

Latest Brexit news says a hasty and disorderly no-deal Brexit will push Britain into the chaos of food shortages that may last weeks or months. The U.K is planning to leave the European Union on 31 October.
IBTimes   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 14:33:09

Pro-Brexit Anti-War Marxist Running in Islington North

Voters in Islington North are pretty used to being able to vote for a Marxist, anti-war, pro-Palestine, pro-Brexit left winger to be their MP. The surprise this time is that now they've got two to choose from... The Brexit Party's newly announced candidate, James Heartfield, is a former member of ...
Christian Calgie / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 14:06:59

Ireland scrambles to help firms with Brexit customs burden

Ireland is offering businesses up to 60,000 euros each to train staff on filing customs returns as it scrambles to prepare for the possibility of Britain, its nearest neighbour and a big trading partner, leaving the European Union without a deal.
Reuters   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 14:05:04

UK pushed out of Interrail scheme after dispute

The move is not related to Brexit, but means UK rail journeys will no longer be covered by Interrail passes.
BBC   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 12:58:12

Fresh food traders brace for Brexit

At one of the UK's biggest wholesale market the potential for delays at ports are the biggest concern.
BBC   |   Wed, 7 Aug 2019 12:42:21