Brexit News Archive: 24 Aug 2019

'Mr No Deal': Johnson, Tusk spar on Brexit at G7

British prime minister and the head of the European Council spar over who will take the blame for a 'no-deal' Brexit.
Al Jazeera   |   Sat, 24 Aug 2019 21:58:32

Prime minister to challenge Trump: 'Drop barriers to UK exports'

As the two meet for first time since Johnson's election, PM lists British products facing US 'bureaucratic obstacles' Boris Johnson will challenge Donald Trump to throw open US markets to British exporters after Brexit, when the two men sit down together on Sunday for their first face-to-face meeting since Johnson ...
Heather Stewart / Guardian   |   Sat, 24 Aug 2019 21:30:50

Britain will withhold $37 billion from EU in no-deal Brexit - Mail on Sunday

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to tell European Union leaders he will withhold 30 billion pounds ($37 billion) from the Brexit divorce bill unless they agree to changes to the deal, the Mail on Sunday reported.
Reuters   |   Sat, 24 Aug 2019 21:27:52

PM Johnson seeks legal advice on five-week parliament closure - The Observer

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked his attorney general whether parliament can be shut down for five weeks from Sept. 9 in what appears to be an attempt to stop lawmakers forcing a further extension to Brexit, The Observer reported.
Reuters   |   Sat, 24 Aug 2019 20:59:05

Brexit: US trade deal will not be 'plain sailing', Johnson warns ahead of meeting with Trump

Prime minister to confront US president over restrictions to trade for UK pork pies, railway carriages and cauliflowers
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Sat, 24 Aug 2019 20:32:13

Labour demands Johnson refuse to sign post-Brexit Brazil trade deal that aids Amazon destruction

Exclusive: 'We cannot risk our planet to buy cheap beef,' says shadow trade secretary
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Sat, 24 Aug 2019 20:32:00

Who is 'Mr No Deal'? Johnson, EU spar on Brexit at G7

Accusing one another of being "Mr No Deal", British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and EU Council President Donald Tusk exchanged accusations at the G7 summit Saturday over who will be to blame if Britain crashes out the bloc without an accord. Johnson had held bilateral talks with German Chancellor Angela ...
IBTimes   |   Sat, 24 Aug 2019 18:05:23

Trump news - live: EU president launches blistering attack on president as Johnson vows to confront him over trade war

Follow the latest updates as world leaders meet in Biarritz, France
Samuel Osborne / The Independent   |   Sat, 24 Aug 2019 16:30:00

Boris Johnson stakes future on Donald Trump after Brexit. The gamble may break Britain

This weekend, Boris Johnson makes his leadership debut on the world stage at the G7 in the French resort of Biarritz.
CNN   |   Sat, 24 Aug 2019 15:30:32

Who would be Brexit's Mr No-Deal? Johnson and Tusk trade barbs

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Council head Donald Tusk sparred on Saturday over who would be to blame should Britain leave the EU on Oct. 31 without a divorce deal in place.
Reuters   |   Sat, 24 Aug 2019 14:40:52

Johnson and Tusk trade Brexit barbs ahead of G7

Pair both label each other as the one at risk of going down in history as 'Mr No Deal'
FT   |   Sat, 24 Aug 2019 14:30:29

Johnson to Tusk: No, you're 'Mr No Deal'

Uk prime minister hits back at European Council president's Brexit jibe.
Charlie Cooper / Politico   |   Sat, 24 Aug 2019 14:16:02

Johnson hits back at Tusk over 'Mr No Deal' claim

Boris Johnson has sought to place the blame for a potential no-deal Brexit at the feet of the Europeans as he touched down in Biarritz for his first global summit as UK prime minister.
Sky   |   Sat, 24 Aug 2019 13:53:00

Boris Johnson vows to confront Trump over escalating trade war with China: 'This is not the way to proceed'

Boris Johnson has vowed to confront Donald Trump over the escalating trade tensions with China, warning the US president he could be blamed for a potential global economic downturn.
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Sat, 24 Aug 2019 13:43:00

PM Johnson says Tusk will be known as 'Mr No Deal' if agreement not changed

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned European Council President Donald Tusk that unless he agrees to change the Brexit divorce deal, Tusk will be known as "Mr No Deal".
Reuters   |   Sat, 24 Aug 2019 13:26:36

Boris Johnson expects EU talks to replace Irish backstop plan 'in the coming weeks'

European Council president says bloc willing to discuss ideas that are 'operational, realistic and acceptable...if and when the UK government is ready to put them on the table'
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Sat, 24 Aug 2019 13:16:18

Macron Warns UK Could Become US Vassal State...

Authored by Simon Rite, France's president warned Boris Johnson that Britain risks becoming a vassal state of Washington after Brexit. It was a low blow,...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sat, 24 Aug 2019 12:23:13

EU's Tusk asks - does UK's Johnson want to be 'Mr. No deal'?

European Council President Donald Tusk said he would meet Britain's new prime minister on the sidelines of a G7 summit in France on Sunday and was ready to hear ideas on how to avoid a no-deal Brexit.
Reuters   |   Sat, 24 Aug 2019 12:12:05