According to the government's own in-depth assessments, every version of Brexit will make us worse off. But their 'leaked' Yellowhammer report has revealed that a no-deal Brexit will wreak the greatest havoc. It will also put into jeopardy our own union of the United Kingdom. And still, no one can ...
Jon Danzig / Ideas on Europe | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 20:05:07
The nails seem to be approaching the coffin for Brexit negotiations. That's because the European Union has rejected U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's latest request to scrap the Irish border backstop from a new withdrawal agreement, The Guardian reports . Johnson r eportedly sent European Council President Donald Tusk a ...
The Week | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 19:27:50
It was the boundary between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland that sank former U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's efforts to engineer an orderly exit from the European Union. Now her successor, Boris Johnson, is bumping up against the same challenge -- how to manage a historically fraught border ...
Washington Post | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:55:39
Without pass, exporter's goods could be held up at UK ports and airports after 31 October The government will allocate customs passes to thousands of businesses over the next two weeks to prevent goods being held up at the UK border in the event of a no-deal Brexit. The chancellor, ...
Phillip Inman / Guardian | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:41:38
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has insisted a new way must be found to keep the Irish border open, but still can not say what that plan may be.
Al Jazeera | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:31:34
Prime Minister Boris Johnson described the Irish backstop Brexit plan as
BBC | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:10:56
Failed states used to be largely the preserve of the developing world, where the institutions of democracy do not have deep roots. But given the extent to which the Brexit campaign has undermined Britain's institutions through lies, it is reasonable to worry that the country will soon come to resemble ...
Chris Patten / Project Syndicate | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:03:26
The European Union is being "a big negative" about the prospects of reaching a Brexit deal but it can be done, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday.
Reuters | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:00:22
Ending free movement under a no-deal exit risks a repeat of the Windrush scandal
FT | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:44:18
Britain's new prime ministers wrote to European leaders suggesting Irish backstop position be removed from Brexit deal.
Al Jazeera | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:37:38
London's main index ended firmly in the red on Tuesday after new U.S.-China trade jitters and political instability in Italy took down heavyweight firms across sectors, while exporter stocks dipped as the pound gained after German Chancellor Angela Merkel's comments on the Brexit process.
Reuters | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:32:07
'It's a question of the future relationship,' German chancellor says.
Emma Anderson / Politico | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:29:59
1. Hong Kong Straussians. 2. Pro-Brexit views are pulling more British voters into conservative views on redistribution. 3. Links on Progress Studies. 4. "Our counterfactual analysis suggests that a persistent increase in average global temperature by 0.04°C per year, in the absence of mitigation policies, reduces world real GDP per ...
Tyler Cowen / Marginal Revolution | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:04:26
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the European Union "clearly still thinks that there is a possibility parliament will block Brexit".
Sky | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 15:57:00
From the greengrocer to the gift shop, residents brace for the prospect of crashing out of the EU "You see the melons over there?" said Ali Ahmed, pointing across his extensive display of fruit and vegetables at his greengrocer's shop in Stevenage town centre. "They come from Spain. Most of ...
Frances Perraudin / Guardian | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 15:45:05
The European Union on Tuesday rebuffed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demand that it reopen the Brexit divorce deal, saying Britain had failed to propose any realistic alternative to an agreed insurance policy for the Irish border.
Reuters | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 15:25:50
The PM calls the Irish border plan but the EU says he hasn't offered realistic alternatives.
BBC | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:45:57
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday the EU would think about practical solutions regarding the post-Brexit border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, but not by revisiting the Withdrawal Agreement.
Reuters | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:33:06
Attendance will be reduced by more than half, says Brexit secretary.
Annabelle Dickson / Politico | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:30:30
Sterling briefly jumped on Tuesday after German chancellor Angela Merkel said the European Union would think about practical solutions to the backstop, an agreed insurance policy for the Irish border that London wants scrapped.
Reuters | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:17:15
Britain will its officials from most European Union meetings so they can focus on Brexit, reducing attendance by up to half, the Brexit ministry said on Tuesday.
Reuters | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:56:03
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FX Street | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:44:52
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has made a fresh push to drop the so-called Irish backstop from the Brexit deal, renewing a demand the EU has repeatedly rejected.
Reuters | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:36:17
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demand that the European Union reopen the Brexit divorce deal was rebuffed on Tuesday by the bloc, which said Britain ...
No Author / Japan Times | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:19:33
Ireland expressed disappointment on Tuesday at a demand from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that the Brexit backstop insurance policy for the Irish border be replaced with a pledge.
Reuters | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:19:28
Brexit: UK to withdraw officials from EU meetings from September 1, Boris Johnson government announces
PM has vowed to 'unshackle' diplomats in Brussels
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:08:00
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to reopen the deal to leave the European Union and to replace the Irish border backstop, his office said on Tuesday, stressing the need for a renegotiation even though the EU said a new deal was not possible.
Reuters | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:06:02
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FX Street | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:00:13
The real consequence of a no-deal Brexit is not short-term shock - it's a long recession | Ellie Mae O'Hagan
Those opposed to no deal need to stop predicting an apocalypse and instead focus on the slow economic destruction it will bring A couple of days before the UK voted to leave the EU, the official remain campaign, Stronger In, released a bulletin of what it imagined the news headlines ...
Ellie Mae O'Hagan / Guardian | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 12:11:28
The European Union British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's call for the Brexit backstop to be dropped and regrets his bid to scrap a "necessary, legally operative solution" to avoid erecting an Irish border, a document seen by Reuters says.
Reuters | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 12:04:15
New ONS methodology revealed today has shown the UK economy is actually £26 billion larger than economists previously thought, having revised up 2016 GDP growth by 1.3%. Surely the biggest #DespiteBrexit story of them all. The new methodology focuses on costs faced by businesses, it also changes the way assets ...
Christian Calgie / Guy Fawkes' blog | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 12:00:49
London mayor Sadiq Khan has called on the government to scrap plans to immediately end freedom of movement from the European Union in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Sky | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 11:55:00
Leaders of the UK and European Union hardened their positions Tuesday on whether it is possible to re-open Brexit negotiations, dimming prospects for any breakthrough ahead of a summit of G-7 leaders this weekend. Since taking office last month, Johnson has pledged Britain will leave the EU on Oct. 31 ...
Times of India | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 11:41:21
European Council president says UK lacks 'realistic alternatives' to prevent hard border after Brexit
FT | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 11:38:03
The shadow home secretary says the policy would "make Windrush look like a minor blip".
BBC | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 11:30:34
European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demands to drop the Brexit backstop came with no "realistic alternatives" and amounted to seeking a return to controls along the sensitive Irish border.
Reuters | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 11:28:09
The communication was sent soon after another conversation between the British Prime Minister and his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar.
PTI / Financial Express | Tue, 20 Aug 2019 11:13:16