Brexit News Archive: 14 Oct 2019

Queen sets out PM Johnson's October 31 Brexit priority

Queen Elizabeth set out Prime Minister Boris Johnson's agenda for his government on Monday, including an Oct. 31 Brexit, a new deal with the European Union, and a host of domestic policies designed to win over voters ahead of an expected election.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 21:53:49

GBP/USD recovers to 1.2630 amid fresh hopes of a Brexit deal

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FX Street   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 21:33:15

Brexit: A Brexit deal appears to be taking shape - Telegraph

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FX Street   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 20:56:01

Welcome to the Early Stages of America's Brexit

Tom Engelhardt It's not just Britain headed for the subbasement of imperial history. The post Welcome to the Early Stages of America's Brexit appeared first on The Nation .
Tom Engelhardt / The Nation   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 19:41:18

Hopes fade for Brexit deal at EU summit

Renewed threat from cross-party 'rebel alliance' pushing for second referendum
FT   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 19:34:57

Conservatives' 'crackdown on foreign criminals' would affect 10 people a year, figures show

Proposed law would give harsher punishments to foreign citizens who violate deportation orders, but few are convicted of crime
Lizzie Dearden / The Independent   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 18:36:00

Life sciences hit by 'lost decade' as investment falls

Think-tank says urgent action needed if sector is to help sustain economy after Brexit
FT   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 18:29:51

Sajid Javid to hold Budget on November 6

UK chancellor hopes Brexit deal will allow him to promise pre-election tax cuts
FT   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 18:25:26

'No time' for Brexit deal before extension deadline - Finnish PM

A Brexit deal may not be reached before this week's deadline, requiring Boris Johnson to ask for a delay, senior EU figures have suggested. 
Sky   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 18:25:00

NHS hospital books hotel rooms for cancer patients under Brexit plans

Laura Donnelly / Telegraph   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 18:00:00

Brexit casts a shadow over Johnson's sunny pledges

The Queen's Speech was an election manifesto, not a programme for government
FT   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:29:33

GBP/USD short positions falling, although Brexit work still to be done

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FX Street   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:24:29

Boris Johnson 'heading for Queen's Speech defeat and zombie government'

Opposition decry PM's legislative agenda as electioneering stunt
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:19:00

Brexit deal not possible before summit, EU leaders tell Boris Johnson

Finnish prime minister who chairs EU council says 'no practical or legal' way to get a deal before meeting
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:08:00

Finnish PM says more time needed for Brexit negotiations

Finland's Prime Minister Antti Rinne said on Monday more time was needed for the Brexit negotiations and that they could continue even after a summit of European Union leaders set for Thursday and Friday.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:44:55

Queen Elizabeth II opens Parliament as Brexit looms

A legislative agenda has been laid out by the UK's monarch despite doubts over the prime minister's ability to govern.
Al Jazeera   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:44:52

Finnish PM: No time to find a Brexit agreement before EU Council meeting

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FX Street   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:41:31

European stocks hit pause as trade doubts linger

A three-day rally in European shares came to a halt on Monday as investors assessed the scale of progress from Friday's U.S.-China trade talks and worried that a Brexit withdrawal agreement was still some way off after earlier signs of a breakthrough.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:35:25

Johnson Repeats Brexit Vow As EU Talks Reach Critical Point

Prime Minister Boris Johnson repeated Monday that Britain must leave the EU on October 31, as divorce talks resumed in Brussels in a pivotal week that could define how and when Brexit finally happens.
IBTimes   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:30:44

Irish border contradictions and chaos: how will Brexit affect Northern Ireland?

Such an intractable situation suggests that since Brexit's genesis, the UK's only land frontier with the EU has been an afterthought.
Cameron Boyle / Open Democracy   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:11:59

UK stocks recoil as Brexit optimism fades; buyout spurs Sophos

London-listed companies with exposure to the domestic economy retreated on Monday as last week's euphoric optimism gave way to doubts over whether a timely Brexit deal could be clinched, while cybersecurity firm Sophos surged 36% after a buyout offer.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:59:02

Boris Johnson looks to an election with promise to make UK 'greatest place on earth'

'The only legitimate way to sort Brexit now is to let the people decide with a final say,' said Jeremy Corbyn.
Eleni Courea / Politico   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:54:06

Pound Resumes Slide At Start Of Key Brexit Week

The British pound fell against the euro and dollar Monday, the start of a pivotal week for Britain and the European Union to strike a Brexit deal. European stock markets also retreated as weak Chinese data offset a partial trade deal between China and the United States, analysts said. Asian ...
IBTimes   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:52:18

Gold-flaked Brexit celebration wine for sale

Decorated with the words "Brexit, we made history," the bottle produced by Gold Emotion costs $173, while the Rosé version will set you back $185.
CNN   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:50:23

Brexit hangs in the balance as EU demands more concessions from Boris Johnson

A deal to smooth Britain’s departure from the European Union hung in the balance on Monday after diplomats indicated the bloc wanted more concessions from Prime Minister Boris Johnson and said a full agreement was unlikely this week.As the Brexit maelstrom spins ever faster, Johnson and EU leaders face a ...
Reuters / South China Morning Post   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:41:34

Monday afternoon news briefing: Queen says Brexit on October 31 is a 'priority' in State Opening of Parliament

Chris Price / Telegraph   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:33:54

Twice As Many Voters Trust Boris than Corbyn on Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn's repeated attack line on Boris that "this Prime Minister cannot be trusted" might carry more weight if the country thought that Jeremy Corbyn was trustworthy at all. In reality, Corbyn is trusted on Brexit by just 16% of the UK public and distrusted by 76%. Conversely, more than ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:17:33

Brexit and Finance: Brace for No Impact?

Amid the daily high drama of Brexit, it is easy to lose track of the structural shifts, or lack thereof, that may be associated with the UK's possible departure from the European Union. One of them, and not the least, is the potential impact on the European and global financial ...
Nicolas Véron / Bruegel   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:43:34

Britain, EU Enter Make-or-break Brexit Week

Prime Minister Boris Johnson repeated Monday that Britain must leave the EU on October 31, as divorce talks resumed in Brussels in a pivotal week that could define how and when Brexit finally happens.
IBTimes   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:42:03

Andrex Pooh-Poohs Brexit Scare Stories

Guido is disappointed to report that post-Brexit, readers will not have to resort to using copies of The New European when they go to the loo; as beloved toilet paper company, Andrex, have flushed away remainers claims that Brexit will limit supplies. Britain's global roll will only be enhanced outside ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:36:42

Boris Johnson news - live: PM faces onslaught in parliament over Queen's Speech, amid anger over 'blatant attempt to rig election'

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Ashley Cowburn, Lizzy Buchan, Zamira Rahim / The Independent   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:26:00

Britain Isn't the Only Empire Headed for the Dustbin of History

There are plenty of parallels to be drawn between the United KIngdom's Brexiteers and U.S. President Donald Trump.
Tom Engelhardt / / truthdig   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:13:07

The Queen just read out Boris Johnson's stump speech

The pageantry may be over, but the UK's bumper Brexit week has only just begun.
CNN   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 14:10:58

Ahead of BREXIT, Netherlands comes to woo India

Bilateral relations between India and Netherlands will get a boost when King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maixima accompanied by high-level business and official delegations visit India this week.
Huma Siddiqui / Financial Express   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:49:11

What Brexit means for half-term holiday plans

Costs, paperwork, and the healthcare safety net may all be affected. Here's what you need to know.
BBC   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:33:42

Brexit: Members of the public raise £500,000 for massive Final Say march

Hundreds of thousands expected to join rally outside parliament on 19 October
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:21:00

Global markets mixed on US-China deal but Brexit chances falter

FT   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:19:50

Is a Brexit deal still in sight?

Last week's excitement has been damped by European Commission doubt over Johnson's proposal
FT   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:14:56

Queen's Speech: Johnson renews vow for Brexit on October 31

FT   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:14:07

BoE's Cunliffe: Brexit uncertainty is generally weighing on investment

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FX Street   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:08:01

Brexit deal possible this week but we're not there yet - Irish deputy PM

A Brexit deal could be possible this week but "we're not there yet", Ireland's deputy prime minister has said.
Sky   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:06:00

Brexit hangs in the balance as EU doubts a deal this week

A deal to smooth Britain's departure from the European Union hung in the balance on Monday after diplomats indicated the bloc wanted more concessions from Prime Minister Boris Johnson and said a full agreement was unlikely this week.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:32:58

Queen sets out PM Johnson's Oct. 31 Brexit priority

Queen Elizabeth set out Prime Minister Boris Johnson's agenda for his government on Monday, including an Oct. 31 Brexit, a new deal with the European Union, and a host of domestic policies designed to win over voters ahead of an expected election.
Reuters   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:42:33

Pound slips against euro and dollar as caution creeps back in

The pound has fallen against the euro and the dollar today as doubtful Brexit talks appeared to slow, after an upbeat end to last week that saw sterling and stocks soar.
Sky   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:42:00

Brexit On October 31 A 'Priority' For British Government: Queen

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday set out his government's priorities at a parliamentary ceremony full of pomp and pageantry attended by the queen, with Brexit top of the agenda.
IBTimes   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:30:39

Pound Resumes Drop At Start Of Key Brexit Week

The British pound slid against the euro and dollar Monday, the start of a pivotal week for Britain and the European Union to strike a Brexit deal. European stock markets also retreated as weak Chinese data offset a partial trade deal between China and the United States, analysts said. Asian ...
IBTimes   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:23:07

Queen's speech: Brexit top priority for UK government

Speech sets out what Boris Johnson wants his government to do.
Eleni Courea / Politico   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:14:12

Spanish nationalism loses the plot

The English nationalism unleashed by Brexit is not the same as the Spanish nationalism unleashed by the Catalan crisis. Not yet.
David Whyte, Ignasi Bernat / Open Democracy   |   Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:05:49