Brexit News Archive: 27 Sep 2019

Nigel Farage warns Boris Johnson over 'reheated Brexit deal'

At a Brexit Party rally, Nigel Farage says the Tories will lose votes if they keep Theresa May's deal.
BBC   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 21:21:57

Business secretary Leadsom says economy could withstand a no-deal Brexit - FT

UK business secretary Andrea Leadsom said Britain's economy is robust and that it could withstand a no-deal Brexit, according to an interview with the Financial Times published on Friday.
Reuters   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 20:10:15

Bank of England hints at Brexit interest rate cut; eurozone confidence slides - business live

BoE's Michael Saunders says Brexit uncertainty could trigger interest rate cut Breaking: Saunders says Brexit uncertainty could mean lower rates Saunders: Persistent high uncertainty hurts economy Pound falls below $1.23 Eurozone business confidence hits five-year low Earlier Chinese industrial profits slide 8.29pm BST Here's our news story on Bank of ...
Graeme Wearden / Guardian   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 19:29:44

GBP/USD could rise to 1.30 on a Brexit deal - Rabobank

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FX Street   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 19:10:55

Senior government Brexit planner to quit

Matthew Coats, EU Exit Implementation chief, leaves critical job after 18 months
FT   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 18:53:59

Brexit Party MEP Brilliantly Parodies Greta

Smokehouse owner and Brexit Party MEP for London Lance Forman addressed the party's London rally this evening with a brilliant parody of everyone's favourite global child superstar. Worth a watch... The post Brexit Party MEP Brilliantly Parodies Greta appeared first on Guido Fawkes .
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 18:34:20

U.K.'s Boris Johnson Denies He's Inciting Violence Against Brexit Foes

The prime minister defends his talk of and and says leaving the European Union is the only way to ease tensions.
JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA / The Associated Press / truthdig   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 17:44:33

What's Going On With Brexit? Hopes Fade For Agreement To Ease Britain Out Of EU Over Irish Border Question

Hopes for Britain's soft exit from the European Union faded Friday as an understanding for how to handle the border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland remained elusive. EU negotiator Michel Barnier met with senior British and Irish officials, but no written proposal emerged, though Barnier said negotiators ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 17:42:05

UK 'planning concrete Brexit proposals'

Minister Stephen Barclay says the "moment of truth" is approaching, as Brussels asks for new ideas.
BBC   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 16:55:35

Moment of truth coming for Brexit with time running out, EU and Britain say

Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney warned on Friday that time was running out for Britain and the European Union to hammer out a divorce deal with the British Brexit minister also saying the moment of truth was approaching.
Reuters   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 16:31:35

More Brussels Talks As Time Runs Out For Brexit Deal

Hopes for a negotiated Brexit deal were fading Friday as EU negotiator Michel Barnier separately met senior British and Irish ministers for another round of inconclusive talks. Britain is due to leave the European Union in less than five weeks. Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to hammer out a new ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 16:19:45

Do MPs need to mind their language?

Brexit has dragged the tone of parliamentary debate into the gutter, according to some MPs - can it ever recover?
BBC   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 16:17:21

He, the People: Johnson Fans Brexit Flames in Wake of Court Ruling

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is abandoning all inhibitions in the battle for Brexit. His hostile and antagonistic rhetoric dismays civil Britons, but provides catnip for those eager to leave the EU. Many fear he has opened a Pandora's box.
Spiegel   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 16:05:00

Brexxxit Party MEP Likes Hard European Integration

Brexit Party MEP Dr David Bull has been showcasing his internationalist credentials this afternoon, taking to Twitter to like a tweet from an account called Gentle Giant Germany showing a picture of a European adult film actor called Alec Loob. Good to see David do his bit to minimise friction ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 16:00:09

European Stocks Advance As Trade Optimism Takes Hold

Stock markets in Europe climbed Friday as fresh optimism about US-China trade talks took hold, analysts said. The pound hit near four-week lows against the dollar amid Brexit uncertainty. London stocks were the continent's top performer by the close, boosted by the weaker currency. A report by CNBC saying that ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 15:49:31

Bank of England hints at interest rate cut even without no-deal Brexit

MPC's Michael Saunders says businesses think uncertainty will last well into 2020 The Bank of England may have to cut interest rates even if a no-deal Brexit is avoided on 31 October, according to a member of the rate-setting monetary policy committee. Michael Saunders said the economy's persistent weakness meant ...
Kalyeena Makortoff and Phillip Inman / Guardian   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 15:20:13

How Brexit Has Unleashed a U.K. Constitutional Crisis

Is Britain facing a constitutional crisis? Prime Minister Boris Johnson's brutal battle with lawmakers over Britain's plan to leave the European Union has led the country into uncharted waters. Along the way, the U.K.'s highest court overturned Johnson's suspension of Parliament, political norms are being tested and even the Queen ...
Washington Post   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 15:09:37

Dominic Cummings thinks he's Otto von Bismark. In fact he's Finchy from The Office

In the end, David Brent liberates himself from the idolisation of his idiot hero. There is an election coming, and the voters might just do the same
Tom Peck / The Independent   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 15:05:46

Boris Johnson news live: Corbyn receives SNP backing to become PM and thwart no-deal Brexit, as Tory leader condemned by former minister for 'inciting violence'

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Adam Forrest, Lizzy Buchan, Zamira Rahim / The Independent   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 14:01:00

UK parliament rejects second bid for early election

Meanwhile in Brussels, European Parliament's Brexit Steering Group said the are still waiting for UK to put forward workable alternative Brexit-deal.
Al Jazeera   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 13:35:41

Brexit forecast: what will happen between now and 31 October?

With 34 days until the latest deadline, might we still see a no deal despite the efforts of MPs? Latest politics news - live updates With little more than a month until the UK's second scheduled departure date from the EU, the path ahead remains deeply uncertain. So what might ...
Peter Walker and Owen Bowcott / Guardian   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 13:25:17

Can Johnson bypass the Benn Act?

Legislation means UK will not crash out of EU if PM fails to get a Brexit deal in 3 weeks' time
FT   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 13:08:55

Johnson's cynicism will backfire on the Conservatives

Antics of the PM will make it had for him to garner parliamentary support for a Brexit deal
FT   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 13:03:14

Looking for loopholes: How could UK PM Johnson avoid delaying Brexit?

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he will refuse to seek a delay to Brexit, raising suggestions he could try to exploit a loophole to bypass legislation aimed at preventing the country leaving the European Union without a deal. His most senior adviser Dominic Cummings said there are loopholes ...
Times of India   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 12:55:28

Sterling in worst slide since August tumult amid Brexit drama

UK pound is 'very jittery' as investors attempt to make sense of British politics
FT   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 12:23:40

Explainer: Looking for loopholes - How could PM Johnson avoid delaying Brexit?

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he will refuse to seek a delay to Brexit, raising suggestions he could try to exploit a loophole to bypass legislation aimed at preventing the country leaving the European Union without a deal.
Reuters   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 12:23:17

UK PM Boris Johnson says will obey the law, confident of Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday his government will obey the law and remains confident the country can leave the European Union with a deal.
Reuters / Financial Express   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 11:55:25

PM refuses to back down over Brexit 'surrender' claims

Boris Johnson has denied exploiting divisions with his language on Brexit and defended accusing opponents of British power.
Sky   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 11:51:00

New group tries to boost the EU's capital markets as Brexit looms

The European Union could speed up efforts to build an EU-wide capital market by creating euro denominated benchmarks for trading commodities, a new group backed by financial companies, former politicians and central bankers said on Friday.
Reuters   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 11:46:56

SNP hints at backing short-term Corbyn government

Party leader Nicola Sturgeon says a "failsafe way" of avoiding a no-deal Brexit is needed.
BBC   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 11:29:49

PM Johnson says will obey the law, confident of Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday his government will obey the law and remains confident the country can leave the European Union with a deal.
Reuters   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 11:19:27

UK rate cut 'plausible' if Brexit uncertainty persists - BoE's Saunders

The Bank of England may need to cut interest rates in the likely scenario that high levels of uncertainty over Brexit persist, policymaker Michael Saunders said on Friday in the first clear signal that the BoE is considering a cut.
Reuters   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 11:13:52

Morning News: September 27, 2019

No-Deal Brexit in 2020 Seen Dragging U.K. Economy Into Recession The U.S. Can't Treat China the 'Same Way' It Treated the Soviet Union, Warns Asian [...]
Eddy Elfenbein / Eddy Elfenbein   |   Fri, 27 Sep 2019 11:04:30

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