Brexit News Archive: 05 Oct 2019

EU and Ireland sceptical of a Brexit breakthrough after Johnson's offer

The European Union and Ireland said on Thursday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit proposals were unlikely to yield a deal, with Dublin bluntly warning that Britain was heading towards a no-deal exit unless it made more concessions.
Reuters   |   Sat, 5 Oct 2019 21:47:39

Tens of thousands march for independence in Scottish capital

Tens of thousands of Scottish independence supporters marched in Edinburgh on Saturday, as calls grow for a fresh vote on Scotland breaking away from the United Kingdom with Brexit scheduled for within weeks. Independence" as...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Sat, 5 Oct 2019 21:23:46

Brexit: Deal still possible at European Council summit, says Varadkar

The taoiseach says a deal may be reached, but the PM's current proposals will not break the Brexit deadlock.
BBC   |   Sat, 5 Oct 2019 21:19:01

Irish PM says seeking to meet UK's Johnson on Brexit next week

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar is seeking a meeting with his British counterpart Boris Johnson next week, stressing on Saturday that time was tight for London to go further with the fresh Brexit proposals it presented this week.
Reuters   |   Sat, 5 Oct 2019 20:34:33

Brexit, slowdown, refugee crisis - Convergence points for writers from Europe

Home and identity in a time of refugee crisis, Brexit and slowdown become the convergence points for writers from Europe
Faizal Khan / Financial Express   |   Sat, 5 Oct 2019 19:16:10

Tens Of Thousands March For Independence In Scottish Capital

Tens of thousands of Scottish independence supporters marched in Edinburgh on Saturday, as calls grow for a fresh vote on Scotland breaking away from the United Kingdom with Brexit scheduled for within weeks.
IBTimes   |   Sat, 5 Oct 2019 19:00:52

David Cameron says there is 'good chance' PM will get Brexit deal

Former prime minister David Cameron says there is a "good chance" Boris Johnson will secure a new Brexit deal with the European Union.
Sky   |   Sat, 5 Oct 2019 18:29:00

Brexit: Majority of Britons don't believe Boris Johnson can secure EU deal before 31 October as PM's approval ratings fall

There is growing surge in dissatisfaction with PM's leadership, according to new research
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Sat, 5 Oct 2019 17:51:46

Brexit, the UK and Ireland: a dialogue of the deaf

A dense shared history has led only to misunderstanding over the meaning of the Northern Ireland border
FT   |   Sat, 5 Oct 2019 17:00:27

Mark Rutte: 'Important questions remain' on Johnson's Brexit plan

Dutch prime minister spoke with his UK counterpart on Saturday.
Thibault Larger / Politico   |   Sat, 5 Oct 2019 15:39:38

EU puts Brexit negotiations on hold over Irish border

Netherlands PM tells Boris Johnson an agreement that creates customs border is unacceptable
FT   |   Sat, 5 Oct 2019 15:22:18

Johnson backed into Brexit corner

CNN   |   Sat, 5 Oct 2019 14:06:58

EU Presses UK To Resubmit Brexit Plan As End-game Looms

EU and UK officials are to resume talks Monday on Britain's plans for a managed Brexit after a weekend hiatus during which London was under pressure to revise its proposals.
IBTimes   |   Sat, 5 Oct 2019 12:22:10

Bonnie Greer becomes national hero in Ireland after impassioned Brexit plan rebuke on Question Time: 'Can we get her an Irish passport?'

'I think I've been invited to every town and city in Ireland... it's amazing,' says author
Conrad Duncan / The Independent   |   Sat, 5 Oct 2019 12:20:00