Brexit News Archive: 25 Aug 2019

UK farmers struggle to hire overseas workers for harvest

Sector alarmed at proposal to end free movement of EU nationals in no-deal Brexit
FT   |   Sun, 25 Aug 2019 21:00:27

Why can't PM give a proper answer on no-deal? Because he doesn't know

Remember when Boris Johnson said the odds for a no-deal Brexit were "a million to one"?
Sky   |   Sun, 25 Aug 2019 20:39:00

Macron's G7 descends into summit of spin

French president's ploy to avoid Trump blow-up means everyone can disagree on what they agreed.
David M. Herszenhorn, Rym Momtaz / Politico   |   Sun, 25 Aug 2019 20:16:14

Timetable for US-UK trade deal is 'tight', says Boris Johnson

Donald Trump had talked up prospects for 'very big' deal that could be achieved in a year Boris Johnson has played down the prospects of striking a trade agreement with Donald Trump within 12 months, saying that timetable was "tight" and would require flexibility from the US. Trump talked up ...
Heather Stewart Political editor / Guardian   |   Sun, 25 Aug 2019 19:14:48

Boris Johnson loses Brexit bite in Biarritz

New UK prime minister makes a big noise at his first G7, but doesn't shift the Brexit dial.
Charlie Cooper / Politico   |   Sun, 25 Aug 2019 18:47:51

Donald Trump: UK is losing the 'anchor round its ankle'

Boris Johnson and US President Donald Trump talk Brexit over breakfast during the G7 summit.
BBC   |   Sun, 25 Aug 2019 17:40:03

'You Get Nothing' - Johnson Refuses To Pay Brexit Divorce Bill If No Deal With EU

With this weekend's G-7 Summit in Biarritz winding down UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed something that has been bandied about in the British press...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sun, 25 Aug 2019 16:54:44

Johnson accused of 'gaslighting' voters over Brexit deal amid claims he offered nothing new in EU meeting

Prime minister says it is 'touch and go' whether a deal will be reached by the Halloween deadline
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Sun, 25 Aug 2019 16:49:00

Banksy 'Brexit' mural: Scaffolding appears over Dover EU piece

The artwork appeared near Dover's ferry terminal in 2017 on a building due to be demolished.
BBC   |   Sun, 25 Aug 2019 16:05:57

Brexit News: Boris Johnson Wants Trump To Soften On China Trade War, As UK Readies To Leave EU

As the G7 summit convenes in Biarritz, France, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson publicly stated that he wants U.S. President Donald Trump to soften on his trade war with China.
IBTimes   |   Sun, 25 Aug 2019 15:34:43

Pound Could Test Lows As Brexit Looms

Seeking Alpha   |   Sun, 25 Aug 2019 14:47:49

Warning: Hopes for a Brexit deal are offset by escalating trade war

A Brexit deal now appears more likely than a U.S.-China trade de-escalation - but global financial markets are still to remain highly volatile in the...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sun, 25 Aug 2019 14:22:42

Corbyn as caretaker PM 'only failsafe way' to stop no-deal

Installing Jeremy Corbyn as caretaker prime minister is the "only failsafe way" of avoiding a no-deal Brexit in less than 68 days' time, a Labour shadow minister has claimed.
Sky   |   Sun, 25 Aug 2019 14:01:00

Boris Johnson news - live: PM says no-deal Brexit is 'touch and go' as he threatens to withhold divorce bill from EU

Follow the latest updates from meeting of world leaders in Biarritz, France
Samuel Osborne, Conrad Duncan / The Independent   |   Sun, 25 Aug 2019 13:55:00

Trump dangles 'very big' trade deal in front of Brexit Britain

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday said he and President Donald Trump were "gung-ho" about a post-Brexit trade deal but cautioned the United States would be tough negotiators and that he would not rush talks.
Reuters   |   Sun, 25 Aug 2019 13:35:30

UK will refuse to pay £39bn divorce bill in no-deal Brexit

Johnson says Britain will withhold some of the money if it leaves without an agreement
FT   |   Sun, 25 Aug 2019 12:32:53

PM Johnson says 39 billion pound divorce bill not due in no-deal Brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday that if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, it will no longer legally owe the 39 billion pound divorce bill agreed by his predecessor Theresa May.
Reuters   |   Sun, 25 Aug 2019 12:26:02

UK PM Johnson: US-UK trade deal within a year of Brexit will be tight - Reuters

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FX Street   |   Sun, 25 Aug 2019 12:17:58

Trump offers Britain a 'very big' trade deal

U.S. President Donald Trump promised a big trade deal for post-Brexit Britain to Boris Johnson on Aug. 25 and praised the new prime minister as the right man to take Britain out of the European Union.
Hurriyet   |   Sun, 25 Aug 2019 12:01:34

Boris Johnson: no deal would mean UK did not owe Brexit divorce bill

PM says keeping £39bn is not threat but 'reality' before meeting with Donald Tusk Boris Johnson has said the £39bn Brexit divorce bill would not "strictly speaking" be owed to Brussels in full in the event of no deal, insisting: "It's not a threat. It's a reality." Speaking to broadcasters ...
Heather Stewart / Guardian   |   Sun, 25 Aug 2019 11:58:52

Sink or Swim? PM Johnson takes G7 ocean dip

Facing accusations from political opponents of being out at sea over his Brexit strategy, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson strode into the Atlantic Ocean for a bracing dip on Sunday before tackling trade talks with western allies at a G7 summit.
Reuters   |   Sun, 25 Aug 2019 11:40:22