Brexit News Archive: 13 Aug 2019

Brexit: Hammond demands 'genuine' negotiations with EU

Leaving the EU without a deal would "break up the UK", former chancellor warns.
BBC   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 21:55:27

Bercow vows to stop PM from closing Commons to force no-deal Brexit

John Bercow has declared he will fight any bid by Boris Johnson to shut parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit.
Sky   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 21:24:00

UK's Bercow: Will stop Boris Johnson from closing Parliament to secure Brexit - The Telegraph

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FX Street   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 21:15:35

Speaker Bercow says he will stop Johnson from closing parliament to secure Brexit - Telegraph

British House of Commons Speaker John Bercow said on Tuesday he would refuse to allow Prime Minister Boris Johnson to close parliament to secure Brexit, the Telegraph reported.
Reuters   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 21:08:35

Labour activists tell Corbyn he must back cancelling Brexit to stop UK crashing out with no deal

Local parties demand their leader 'support revoking Article 50 if necessary' - paving way for another titanic conference battle to change policy
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 19:58:47

Watson urges Lib Dem collaboration to stop no-deal Brexit

Labour's deputy leader says colleagues should work across party lines to stop UK crashing out
FT   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 18:53:30

Has Meghan Markle Made Prince Harry Less Popular? Critic Claims Harry Has 'Fallen Off a Cliff'

Brexit Party Nigel Farage took aim at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and didn't hold back in his critcisms.
Wendy Michaels / Wall St. Cheat Sheet   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 18:49:59

No deal-Brexit is a risky bet for Flutter

Fewer horses at race meetings is real possibility under no-deal exit from the EU
FT   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 17:56:39

Island or European nation? Rival views of UK shape Brexit

British history has become a Brexit battleground. British voters' decision three years ago to split from the European Union was fueled by a sense that...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 17:28:48

Canary Wharf's veteran CEO Iacobescu to step down

The 73-year-old will become executive chairman as the property group faces the challenge of Brexit
FT   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 17:09:28

Brexit News: Could A Legal Challenge Shut Down PM Boris Johnson's Strategy For A No-Deal Brexit?

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's strategy of suspending parliament to push through a no-deal Brexit with the European Union could be thwarted, as a legal challenge against the plan is set to be heard in court on Sept. 6. More than 70 Members of Parliament (MPs) backed the challenge. A ...
IBTimes   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 16:58:59

Corbyn under renewed pressure to stop no-deal Brexit on 31 October

Jeremy Corbyn has come under new pressure from his own deputy to work with other parties to stop a no-deal Brexit in less than 80 days' time.
Sky   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 16:36:00

More Britons support 'Brexit by any means' than oppose it, poll shows

(This August 12 story corrects headline and lead to remove reference to majority, adds further details on poll in paragraph 4 and 6)
Reuters   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 16:35:41

Policeman charged over assault at pro-Brexit 'yellow vest' protest

A policeman has been charged with an assault at a pro-Brexit protest staged by "yellow vest" activists.
Sky   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 16:29:00

IEA Brexit Prizewinner Appointed Science and Universities SpAd

The SpAd List continues to be filled up with people with excellent free-market, free-thinking pedigrees. Iain Mansfield, a former FCO man in Manila, who won the IEA's coveted Brexit Prize a whole half-decade ago in 2014 for his 'Openness, not Isolation' Brexit blueprint for an "open, prosperous and globally engaged ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 15:39:15

How realistic is a sectoral trade deal between US and UK?

John Bolton aims to bolster prime minister and ease no-deal Brexit fears
FT   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 15:19:46

UK jobs market shines, but clouds on horizon

Britain's labour market showed unexpected strength in the second quarter but economists said this could prove a high water mark, after figures last week showed the economy contracted as businesses braced for a potentially disruptive Brexit.
Reuters   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 15:11:21

We can't say we didn't know John Bolton was a snake before we took him in

Trump's national security adviser is in the UK to exploit UK weakness for US self-interest and absolutely nothing more
Tom Peck / The Independent   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 14:53:00

Brexit court case added to Johnson's critical week

Boris Johnson's Brexit plans could face three critical tests in the space of a week next month after a judge agreed to fast-track a case brought by pro-Remain campaigners.
Sky   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 14:33:00

Live FX market analysis - 13 August 2019 (video)

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam provides an update on the big market stories of the day, with Italy and Argentina possibly facing new government's, more protests in Hong Kong, Brexit and the trade war. He also previews the week's key data releases. Craig also gives his views on EURUSD, ...
Craig Erlam / OANDA   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 13:54:13

Trump envoy's cheap Brexit promises

Trade experts say John Bolton's proposal just isn't realistic.
Jakob Hanke, Cristina Gallardo / Politico   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 13:50:54

Bolton says US ready to negotiate post-Brexit trade pact

The United States is ready to negotiate a post-Brexit trade deal with the U.K. "in pieces" to help speed the process as Britain prepares to leave the European Union on Oct. 31, National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Aug. 12.
Hurriyet   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 13:39:36

German investor confidence hits 8-yr low: ZEW institute

German investor confidence hit its lowest ebb in almost eight years in August, a survey by the ZEW institute showed on Aug. 13, sapped by trade and currency wars and the threat of a no-deal Brexit.
Hurriyet   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 13:33:01

Boris Johnson news - live: Brexiteers' bid to force no-deal suffers legal blow, as constitutional expert warns UK 'heading for deep trouble'

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Adam Forrest, Jane Dalton, Ashley Cowburn, Zamira Rahim / The Independent   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 12:45:00

German investor confidence hits eight-year low: ZEW institute

German investor confidence hit its lowest ebb in almost eight years in August, a survey by the ZEW institute showed Tuesday, sapped by trade and currency wars and the threat of a no-deal Brexit.The
AFP, Frankfurt / Al Arabiya   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 12:36:29

Scottish court to hear Brexit legal challenge on September 6

MPs and peers want ruling to prevent prime minister being able to suspend parliament
FT   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 11:59:09

'Self-damaging gesture': Boris Johnson plans to pull UK officials from EU meetings ahead of Brexit deadline

'We're going to be depriving ourselves of a lot of information that we will be spending the next few years trying to find out by other means'
Ashley Cowburn / The Independent   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 11:24:00

Amber Rudd denies being a 'sell-out' over no-deal Brexit U-turn

Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd has shied away from her previous claim that a no-deal Brexit would cause "generational damage" - although she admitted it would be "far worse" than leaving the EU with a divorce agreement.
Sky   |   Tue, 13 Aug 2019 11:21:00

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