Brexit News Archive: 18 Aug 2019

Corbyn to leave open support for alternative caretaker PM to do 'everything necessary' to stop no-deal Brexit

Labour leader still focused on getting numbers to put him in No 10 after no-confidence vote - but will not rule out different stopgap
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sun, 18 Aug 2019 20:29:29

UK business admits many ill-prepared for no-deal Brexit

Lobby groups concede potential damage after leaked document details contingency planning
FT   |   Sun, 18 Aug 2019 18:40:33

Johnson prepares for debut as PM on world stage

UK leader plans uncompromising Brexit message in meetings with European and world leaders
FT   |   Sun, 18 Aug 2019 18:11:03

Leaked Brexit report should focus MPs' minds

Businesses must prepare for the real possibility the UK will leave the EU without an agreement
FT   |   Sun, 18 Aug 2019 17:26:09

Leaked Brexit preparedness document paints stark picture

Disruption expected to range from trade and data-sharing to fishing and citizens' rights
FT   |   Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:15:03

UK minister Gove: No-deal Brexit will mean 'bumps in the road'

Britain will experience "bumps in the road" if it leaves the European Union without a deal, but is more prepared for that outcome than it previously was, Michael Gove, the minister in
Reuters / Al Arabiya   |   Sun, 18 Aug 2019 15:48:35

UK Faces Major Food And Medicine Shortage, Political Chaos In No-Deal Brexit, Leaked Government Documents Say

Leaked government documents revealed Sunday that the U.K. will face major food, fuel and medicine shortages along with intense political fallout with Ireland, if the country decides to leave the European Union on Oct. 31 without a deal.
IBTimes   |   Sun, 18 Aug 2019 15:42:58

UK's Gove: Some concerns about a no-deal Brexit have been exaggerated

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FX Street   |   Sun, 18 Aug 2019 15:42:36

UK: Leaked government document foresees shortage of food and medicine in no-deal Brexit

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FX Street   |   Sun, 18 Aug 2019 15:35:15

Gove: No-deal Brexit will mean 'bumps in the road'

Britain will experience "bumps in the road" if it leaves the European Union without a deal, but is more prepared for that outcome than it previously was, Michael Gove, the minister in charge of coordinating 'no-deal' Brexit planning, said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 18 Aug 2019 15:32:10

Britain would prefer to remain in the EU

The latest opinion poll confirms what a long line of consecutive polls have been saying for over two years: Britain does NOT want Brexit. This week, YouGov asked a representative sample of voters to imagine that the final outcome of Brexit was Britain having a new referendum and voting to ...
Jon Danzig / Ideas on Europe   |   Sun, 18 Aug 2019 15:07:12

Leaked documents show no-deal Brexit could lead to food, medicine shortages

There's been a lot of talk of the United Kingdom's Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government orchestrating the country's departure from the European Union on Oct. 31 without a deal if the two sides can't come to terms on a new agreement by then. But what would a no-deal Brexit actually ...
The Week   |   Sun, 18 Aug 2019 14:51:00

Merkel: We're prepared for any Brexit outcome

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that she would meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday evening to discuss Britain's planned departure from the European Union, adding that Berlin was also prepared for a disorderly Brexit.
Reuters   |   Sun, 18 Aug 2019 14:41:16

UK to end freedom of movement for EU citizens on day one of Brexit, under new government plan

New home secretary seeks to impose border restrictions immediately on 31 October - despite warnings of people trapped in legal limbo
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sun, 18 Aug 2019 14:37:00

Punishing Ireland will backfire on Brexiters

London's strategy of inflicting as much commercial damage as possible is unjustified
FT   |   Sun, 18 Aug 2019 14:09:43

No-deal Brexit dossier shows worst-case scenario - Gove

No deal planning has been accelerated, Michael Gove says, as a leaked government document warns of food and drug shortages.
BBC   |   Sun, 18 Aug 2019 13:51:20

Checkmate! Corbyn's Please Make Me "Temporary PM" Scheme Fails Already

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, The Liberal Democrats and key Tories both rejected Corbyn's scheme to make him a caretaker PM to stop Brexit....
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sun, 18 Aug 2019 13:22:40

UK faces food, fuel and drugs shortages in no-deal Brexit

Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, official government documents leaked to the Sunday Times show.
Hurriyet   |   Sun, 18 Aug 2019 12:52:02

UK faces food, fuel and drugs shortages in no-deal Brexit - Times, citing official documents

Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, official government documents leaked to the Sunday Times show.
Reuters   |   Sun, 18 Aug 2019 11:29:47

No-Deal Brexit document leaked by former minister - UK government source

Documents detailing the negative impact of a no-deal Brexit were leaked by a former minister in an attempt to try and influence the government's negotiations with the European Union, a government source said on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 18 Aug 2019 11:29:04

Britain faces food and fuel shortages in no-deal Brexit, says leaked plan

With less than 75 days until Britain is set to exit the European Union, a government report leaked to newspaper the Sunday Times reveals the disastrous effects a no-deal Brexit would unleash on the country.
CNN   |   Sun, 18 Aug 2019 11:19:00

Leaked Brexit documents show worst-case scenario - minister

Leaked British government documents warning of the impact of a no-deal Brexit are based on a worst-case scenario, said Michael Gove, the minister in charge of coordinating preparations for leaving the European Union without a deal.
Reuters   |   Sun, 18 Aug 2019 11:15:21