Brexit News Archive: 11 Aug 2019

GBP/USD: All eyes on Brexit headlines as risk of no-Deal scenario heighten

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FX Street   |   Sun, 11 Aug 2019 21:59:16

MPs unable to stop no-deal Brexit, says think-tank

Ways of changing course including no confidence vote or election unlikely to succeed
FT   |   Sun, 11 Aug 2019 21:30:34

Business travellers face no-deal Brexit upheaval

Consultants EY warn that workers could be turned away or fined at EU borders
FT   |   Sun, 11 Aug 2019 21:05:20

Donald Trump’s war on climate science, Brexit and Hong Kong’s housing disaster are what happens when governments disregard evidence

Click onto the Columbia Law School’s “Silencing Science Tracker”, and a sobering list scrolls down:• August 8, 2019: the US Navy shuts its task force on climate change.• July 22, 2019: US Department of Interior removes references to climate change from its WaterSMART web page.• July 22, 2019: The US ...
David Dodwell / South China Morning Post   |   Sun, 11 Aug 2019 21:00:12

Brexit: Referendum campaigners urge supporters to focus on democratic outrage of Boris Johnson imposing no deal

Focusing only on constitutional battles risks playing into Downing Street's 'frame that MPs are frustrating rather than protecting democracy', strategy note says
Ashley Cowburn / The Independent   |   Sun, 11 Aug 2019 20:05:10

Brexit: MPs plot to rewrite Commons rulebook to prevent Boris Johnson forcing through no deal

Exclusive: 'If we have a populist in government who is flouting convention and acting in a way that bypasses the sovereignty of parliament, parliament will respond accordingly'
Lizzy Buchan, Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Sun, 11 Aug 2019 19:13:18

Europe isn't that scared of Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson is trying to scare Europe into giving him a better Brexit deal.
CNN   |   Sun, 11 Aug 2019 19:09:56

Brexit: Varadkar warns Boris Johnson there will be no renegotiation on Irish backstop ahead of crunch meeting

Mr Varadkar's office said there would be no movement on the Irish backstop and the Taoiseach's position 'has repeatedly been made clear'
Vincent Wood / The Independent   |   Sun, 11 Aug 2019 17:57:27

Island or European nation? Rival views of UK shape Brexit

British history has become a Brexit battleground. Brexit-backing Conservative lawmaker Jacob Rees-Mogg has compared Brexit to historic British military victories on the continent. Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage fires up crowds with air-raid sirens and the theme from World War II thriller ``The Great Escape.''
Times of India   |   Sun, 11 Aug 2019 17:44:29

Brexit 50p: Activists threaten boycott as treasury draws up plans for millions to enter circulation

Prospective Lib Dem MP says she would return the coinage to the bank 'and ask them to swap it for a proper one'
Vincent Wood / The Independent   |   Sun, 11 Aug 2019 17:09:40

Shrinking UK economy is a Brexit warning

A contraction in the second quarter shows the need to avoid no deal
FT   |   Sun, 11 Aug 2019 16:45:27

O, Rightie Ho. Hmm? Ah, Yes, Sorry, Rightie Ho M'Lud

Heseltine: imposing no-deal Brexit 'intolerable' attack on democracy read more
Tim Worstall / Tim Worstall   |   Sun, 11 Aug 2019 15:17:53