Brexit News Archive: 26 Aug 2019

UK PM Johnson to send Chief Brexit adviser David Frost to Brussels on Wednesday - The Telegraph

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FX Street   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 21:51:55

Johnson's Europe adviser to visit Brussels on Wednesday - The Telegraph

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Europe adviser, David Frost, will visit Brussels on Wednesday to discuss alternatives to former Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan agreed with the European Union, The Telegraph reported on Monday.
Reuters   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 21:29:03

Boris Johnson to appoint string of Brexit supporters to House of Lords

Nigel Farage is not expected to be among those honoured for their part in the Leave campaign
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 20:42:08

U.K.'s Johnson gets Trump backing as he eyes Brexit endgame

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson won the sympathy of U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday after the American leader suggested that the European Union would ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 20:41:45

Brexit: Labour will consider all options to stop no-deal 'disaster', says Corbyn

Labour leader will sit down with other opposition parties to discuss parliamentary tactics to block no-deal
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 19:59:37

Boris Johnson's G7 goes swimmingly as Trump floats 'very big' U.S.-U.K. trade deal

In the ocean off Biarritz, the prime minister tasked with managing Brexit found reasons for optimism
Bloomberg News / Financial Post   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 18:16:58

Boris Johnson predicts last-minute Brexit deal

'I do think that the EU does tend to come to an agreement right at the end,' says UK prime minister.
Charlie Cooper / Politico   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 17:37:02

Johnson says prepared to take Brexit talks down to last minute

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was prepared to take Brexit talks with the European Union down to the very last minute before the Oct. 31 exit deadline, and if necessary to take a decision to leave without a deal on that day.
Reuters   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 17:34:49

Boris Johnson tells MPs it is their 'job' to get Brexit 'done'

Boris Johnson has told MPs it is their "job" to get Brexit "done", as the prime minister said was "marginally more optimistic" of striking a new deal with the EU.
Sky   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 17:04:00

I Am Not Boris

Leading Brexiteers, starting with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, have sought to portray Greece's former finance minister as one of their own. And while they clearly know better, they must be delighted that many Remainers have embraced the same lazy analogy.
Yanis Varoufakis / Project Syndicate   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 17:03:30

Brexit likely to go down to the very last minute, Johnson says

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was prepared to take Brexit talks with the European Union down to the very last minute before the Oct. 31 exit deadline and if necessary to take a decision to leave without a deal on that day.
Reuters   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 16:44:33

Boris Johnson repeatedly refuses to rule out suspending parliament to push through no-deal Brexit

PM 'marginally more optimistic' about securing last minute deal with Brussels and says UK will not walk away until 31 October deadline arrives
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 16:29:00

Netherlands Says Almost 100 Companies Have Flocked To Its Country To Prepare For Brexit

'Please don't listen to the Brexiteers' madness'
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 16:26:49

Brexit News: Almost 100 UK Companies Relocated To The Netherlands Ahead Of Brexit

A Dutch government agency has claimed that almost 100 U.K.-based companies have relocated to the Netherlands ahead of Brexit. Another 325 companies have made inquiries about setting up operations in the country.
IBTimes   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 16:12:19

No-deal Brexit is more likely than ever

With scarcely more than a week until parliament returns, opponents have not united behind a plan
FT   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 15:43:37

No Deal Brexit: What Will Actually Happen

By George Pickering With scarcely two months to go until the date Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union, mainstream pundits are increasingly coming to realise that the formerly remote prospect of a No Deal Brexit is now arguably the most likely outcome. New Prime Minister Boris Johnson based ...
Robert Wenzel / Economic Policy Journal   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 15:27:00

Bury's demise is grim proof that small-town Britain is being left behind | David Conn

When I was growing up, Gigg Lane glowed with local glamour. Now the club's plight may be prophetic for a neglected region The threatened expulsion of small town Bury from the English Football League - which could happen if the owner, Steve Dale, does not conclude a sale of the ...
David Conn / Guardian   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 15:26:04

Boris Johnson news: Johnson repeatedly refuses to rule out suspending parliament to achieve no-deal Brexit

All the updates from the G7 summit in Biarritz, as it happened
Adam Forrest, Harry Cockburn / The Independent   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 15:23:00

EU should not listen to lawmakers who want to stop Brexit - UK official

EU leaders should pay no heed to British lawmakers who say they can stop Brexit, a senior UK government source said on Monday, repeating Prime Minister Boris Johnson's line that Britain will leave the bloc on Oct. 31 with or without a deal.
Reuters   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 14:03:20

Australian PM says Johnson convinced him he can deliver Brexit

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said his meeting with counterpart Boris Johnson had left him convinced that the British leader could deliver Brexit, speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a G7 summit.
Reuters   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 13:44:46

Johnson tells EU not to rely on parliament blocking Brexit

PM optimistic of a new deal and insists exit date still October 31
FT   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 13:24:58

Irish foreign minister says businesses should prepare for no-deal Brexit

There has been no sign of a breakthrough in Brexit talks and businesses should continue to prepare for Britain to leave the European Union without a withdrawal agreement, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Monday.
Reuters   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 12:54:05

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Scott Dylan / Daily Markets   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 12:45:00

Ireland's Coveney: Any Brexit deal needs to be done on basis of Withdrawal Agreement

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FX Street   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 12:43:50

EU leaders 'should not listen to anti-Brexit MPs'

Downing Street says the PM has been clear that the idea Brexit could be stopped is
BBC   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 12:16:18

EUR/GBP upside remains capped by 0.9100, eyes on Brexit

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FX Street   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 11:49:39

A Brexit deal will not redeem Boris Johnson from his own shame. He is beyond salvation

Reports from the G7 intimate a deal is slightly more likely than before. It merely renders Boris Johnson the needless man of the pointless hour
Tom Peck / The Independent   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 11:49:30

EU warns withholding full Brexit bill will damage trade talks

Boris Johnson has been warned by the EU that not paying a £39bn Brexit bill even in the event of no-deal would damage future trade talks. 
Sky   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 11:44:00

EU says Britain must pay Brexit divorce bill even if no deal

Britain must pay its Brexit divorce bill even if it crashes out of the bloc without a deal, the EU said Monday, warning that future ties would be threatened if London failed to honour its commitments. The stern rebuff from Brussels came a day after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson ...
IBTimes   |   Mon, 26 Aug 2019 11:39:05

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