Brexit News Archive: 08 Sep 2019

Brexit: European leader's patience is running out

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FX Street   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 21:33:04

Johnson prepares plan to legally stop Brexit extension - The Telegraph

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has prepared plans to legally stop any Brexit extension, the Daily Telegraph reported late on Sunday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 21:09:55

Time to unlock the Brexit relief fund

Brexit might not be the starting-gun for a coordinated plan-it hasn't happened yet, for one thing, and its impact is weighted towards specific industries and countries-but even a muddled approach would be progress.
Bloomberg / Financial Express   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 21:07:28

Still no deal for Britain to leave E.U. as Oct. 31 deadline looms

Lawmakers in Parliament just passed a bill that will force British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ask the European Union for a Brexit delay, if there is no deal in place by the October 31 deadline. Joy Reid and her panel discuss how many experts believe
MSNBC   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 20:24:51

MPs to ask for emergency Brexit debate on Monday - ITV

British opposition lawmakers are due to request an emergency debate in parliament on Monday to try to force the government to publish a no-deal Brexit planning document and make Prime Minister Boris Johnson adhere to law, an ITV correspondent said.
Reuters   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 20:12:20

Brexit heading for dramatic Supreme Court showdown, after Boris Johnson's new strategy is revealed

Legal fight and constitutional crisis looms in late October - with deadline for crashing out of EU just days away
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 19:36:00

This Week in Europe: Brexit, Hong Kong and More

Members of the TNF team recount big events from Europe from the past week, and point attention to news that may have passed notice. What did we miss? Comment on our Facebook page at ! AfD surges ahead in regional elections This week, the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) scored ...
Radu Dumitrescu / New Federalist   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 19:19:13

Embattled Boris Johnson presses on with Brexit plan amid Tory turmoil

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will press on with his plan to deliver Brexit by October 31, senior ministers said, despite defeats in parliament and the sudden resignation of Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd with a furious attack on his of the Exchequer Sajid Javid and Foreign Secretary Dominic ...
Bloomberg / South China Morning Post   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 17:54:23

Amber Rudd quits cabinet blaming Brexit inaction

Up to 90% of government effort is on no-deal, with no evidence of any formal negotiations to get an EU deal, she says.
BBC   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 17:47:08

Labour's Ridiculous Position: Seek A Deal With The EU, Then Campaign Against It

Labour's Ridiculous Position: Seek A Deal With The EU, Then Campaign Against It Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, Some of UK politicians' Brexit positions...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 17:25:03

'Worse than Thatcher': Unions attack Boris Johnson

Union leaders have launched a series of blistering attacks on Boris Johnson as they demanded the ruling out of a no-deal Brexit.
Sky   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 17:15:00

Brexit: All the latest updates

Gov't minister Amber Rudd quits over PM Johnson's culling of Conservative MPs for backing rebel Brexit bill.
Al Jazeera   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 17:12:05

Girteka targets post-Brexit expansion into UK

Lithuanian truck owner sees British market as "enormous opportunity"
FT   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 16:55:44

A zombie government means an election must be held

MPs opposed to a no-deal Brexit need to hold the prime minister to the law
FT   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 16:18:43

Irish PM says open to Northern Ireland-focused Brexit solution

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar plans to discuss whether regulatory alignment between Ireland and Northern Ireland might form the basis of a Brexit deal when he meets British counterpart Boris Johnson on Monday.
Reuters   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 15:43:35

Varadkar plays down prospects of Brexit breakthrough

Irish prime minister to meet Boris Johnson for first time for talks on border
FT   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 15:36:41

Brexit - As Explained To The Bemused And Befuddled

Brexit - As Explained To The Bemused And Befuddled Authored by Rob Slane via TheBlogMire.com, There is a big part of me that hopes to never hear the word Brexit again. Like many across the country, whether dyed-in-the-wool remainers, dyed-in-the-wool leavers, or those somewhere in between, the word has come ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 15:35:00

Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU

A simple guide on the UK leaving the European Union.
BBC   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 14:56:23

Brexit. What is it? Nobody really knows

Everybody's talking about it. We have to do it, don't we? We should have done it three years ago. Why is it taking so long? Just get on with it! The 'it' in Brexit has never been defined. Nobody really knows what it means. But people keep saying we have ...
Jon Danzig / Ideas on Europe   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 14:51:16

Irish PM does not expect Brexit deal before October EU summit

The most likely venue for an agreement on an orderly British withdrawal from the European Union is the EU summit over Oct. 17-18, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Sunday, dismissing any expectations of progress in his Monday meeting with Boris Johnson.
Reuters   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 14:45:14

No 10 borrows Vote Leave tactics by teeing up Brexit legal fight

Far from being decided by the public or parliament, it now seems a judge could make the final call as to whether the UK leaves the European Union at the end of October.
Sky   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 14:23:00

Brexit extension: PM to 'test law to limit' to avoid delay

The government won't break the "lousy" new law but will look at how it interprets it, a senior minister says.
BBC   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 14:21:43

Brexit, ECB meeting, Apple product launch

It is sure to be another hectic week in Westminster as Boris Johnson tries to take control of the chaos surrounding his Brexit strategy. Investors...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 13:53:13

A Brexit Trap? BoJo's Nine Options

A Brexit Trap? BoJo's Nine Options Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, Nearly every Brexit headline in recent tout the mistakes of Boris Johnson and how he now trapped into stopping no deal. I strongly disagree with that synopsis. Johnson has a number of options at his disposal, some of ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 13:52:59

Brexit, ECB meeting, Apple product launch

Start every week on the front foot with a preview of what's on the global agenda
FT   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 13:44:43

Brexit: Boris Johnson must 'obey law', his own justice secretary reminds him in extraordinary warning

'We have spoken over the past 24 hours regarding the importance of the Rule of Law....'
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 13:33:00

Former Prosecutor Says BoJo Could Wind Up In Prison If He Refuses Brexit Delay

Former Prosecutor Says BoJo Could Wind Up In Prison If He Refuses Brexit Delay After a cross-party "rebel alliance" of opposition MPs and pro-remain Tories passed a law that will require PM Boris Johnson to ask the EU27 to once again delay Article 50 - this time until Jan. 31 ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 12:45:00

EU's former legal chief rubbishes Boris Johnson's plan to 'shut down EU' and says it will fail

'The Commission can continue to work and decide legally' says ex-director-general of legal service - after UK's threat to paralyse it
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 12:11:00

UK PM's leadership under fire over Brexit crisis

Boris Johnson criticised for sacking a number of high ranking MPs, including grandson of wartime leader Sir Winston Churchill.
Al Jazeera   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 11:52:38

UK: Conservative politician Amber Rudd resigns amid lack of effort to get Brexit deal

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FX Street   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 11:48:36

Ex-UK minister says Boris Johnson not trying to get a Brexit deal

A senior minister who quit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Cabinet said Sunday that the government is making little or no effort to secure a Brexit agreement with the European Union, despite Johnson's insistence that he wants a deal.
Times of India   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 11:42:29

Javid pressed on 'baffling' Brexit law stance

The chancellor says we'll have to "wait and see" how the government would avoid breaking a new Brexit law.
BBC   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 11:40:01

Britain's Johnson vows to fight on despite Brexit blows

The British government insisted Sunday that Boris Johnson would fight on as prime minister despite seeing a top cabinet ally quit and his do-or-die Brexit strategy blocked by parliament. Johnson rose to power six weeks ago by injecting his trademark optimism into a ruling Conservative party that was cracking under ...
IBTimes   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 11:35:56

Javid repeatedly refuses to rule out election pact with Farage

Sajid Javid has refused to rule out a pact with Nigel Farage's Brexit Party at the next election.
Sky   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 11:22:00

No-deal Brexit: Boris Johnson told he has 'no divine right to rule' by TUC boss

Frances O'Grady urges opposition MPs to 'hold your nerve' against PM's 'bullying tactics'
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Sun, 8 Sep 2019 11:12:00