Brexit News Archive: 19 Oct 2019

Brexit: PM sends letter to Brussels seeking further delay

No 10 source says an accompanying letter makes clear Boris Johnson believes an extension would be a mistake.
BBC   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 21:55:29

EU's Tusk gets British request for third Brexit extension

The chairman of European Union leaders Donald Tusk said on Saturday he received a request from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson for an extension of the Brexit deadline of Oct. 31, as required by the British parliament.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 21:37:34

Johnson sends photocopied letter to EU asking for Brexit delay - S.Times

Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent an unsigned letter to the European Union on Saturday asking for a Brexit delay and sent another message in which he said he did not want an extension, the Sunday Times reported.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 21:35:08

UK parliament snubs Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

Johnson compelled to send EU request to delay Brexit after defeat in the House of Commons.
Al Jazeera   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 21:34:34

British Government Asks for EU Delay

"The British government formally asked the European Union to delay the country's departure for the third time, a request Prime Minister Boris Johnson had long resisted," the Wall Street Journal reports. "Mr. Johnson, who has rejected delaying Brexit, didn't sign the letter. He also sent a second letter urging EU ...
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 21:30:36

Boris Johnson sends EU unsigned letter seeking Brexit delay along with another advising against it

Prime minister's gambit is denounced as 'pathetic' by MP who vows to bring legal action within days
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 21:16:00

More than 100,000 sign letter demanding Final Say on Brexit in less than 24 hours

'Today, we're marching together to say we trust the people, not Boris Johnson, to solve this Brexit crisis', Kier Starmer says
Vincent Wood / The Independent   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 21:01:20

Johnson will ask for Brexit delay after losing parliament vote -EU official

Boris Johnson will send a letter on Saturday requesting a further extension to Britain's departure from the European Union, an EU official said, with the British prime minister obliged to ask for a delay after losing a vote in parliament.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 20:48:57

PM asks EU for Brexit delay - but second letter urges them not to grant it

Boris Johnson has written to the EU requesting a three-month delay to Brexit - despite telling them he doesn't want one and vowing to press on with taking the UK out of the bloc on 31 October.
Sky   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 20:09:00

EU sick of Brexit, but likely to grant an extension

European Union chiefs are so fed up of Brexit that when they clinched a new divorce deal with Prime Minister Boris Johnson this week they did not want to entertain the need to delay Britain's departure beyond Oct. 31.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 20:08:07

Dutch PM Rutte: spoke with UK's Johnson, wished him success in 'next steps'

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Saturday he had spoken with Boris Johnson after parliament forced the British prime minister to seek a further delay to Brexit before it votes on the new divorce deal.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 20:07:30

British PM To Seek Extension After MPs Back Brexit Delay

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to write to Brussels seeking a Brexit deadline extension after MPs voted Saturday to demand he delay Britain's October 31 departure date.
IBTimes   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 20:05:36

Johnson sends Tusk extension request

British leader sends the EU a request to delay Brexit on Saturday night.
David M. Herszenhorn, Stephen Brown / Politico   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 19:43:39

What does today's vote say about the numbers for the Brexit deal?

The best guess based on the vote on the Letwin amendment is that Boris Johnson's deal could pass the House of Commons with a majority of five
John Rentoul / The Independent   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 19:35:18

Johnson says: I'll tell the EU that Brexit delay is not a solution

Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote to lawmakers on Saturday saying he would tell the European Union that a further Brexit delay was not a solution and that the bloc might well reject what he said was parliament's request for an extension.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 19:30:18

UK Brexit showdown: All the latest updates

UK gov't set to push for vote on PM's Brexit deal on Monday after MPs hand Boris Johnson major defeat in parliament.
Al Jazeera   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 19:17:25

Brexit: People's Vote marchers demand 'final say' but will they be heard?

The FT's Sebastian Payne gauges the mood after MPs delay the key vote
FT   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 18:41:48

Boris Johnson Insists He'll Stand Firm Against Brexit Delay

Britain's prime minister is defiant despite lawmakers voting 322-306 to withhold approval until plans to implement the deal have been passed.
JILL LAWLESS and MIKE CORDER / The Associated Press / truthdig   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 18:35:24

UK PM 'undaunted' by MPs' backing for Brexit extension

Boris Johnson said he still believed he can command 'overwhelming' support for his new Brexit divorce plan and will introduce required legislation to make that happen.
Al Jazeera   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 18:34:52

The UK PM must now ask the EU for an extension after MPs blew a hole in his Brexit deal. Here's what could happen next.

After three and a half years of torturous impasse, this was meant to be it.
CNN   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 18:34:05

UK MPs vote to force PM Boris Johnson to seek new Brexit delay

The move by parliament, on a dayUK PM Boris Johnson had pitched as a day of reckoning for Brexit, increases the chances that the divorce will be delayed and thus increases the opportunity for opponents of Brexit to frustrate the United Kingdom's departure. "I will not negotiate a delay with ...
Times of India   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 18:29:34

Brexit: MPs heckled after vote

Members of the public confronted ministers near Parliament buildings.
BBC   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 18:23:55

France's Macron calls on Johnson to clarify Brexit

French President Emmanuel Macron pressed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday to clarify his country's position over Brexit after Johnson lost a vote in parliament, obliging him to seek a delayed departure from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 18:06:42

US dollar weak as Brexit deal boosts euro, British pound

Taipei Times   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 18:04:40

Analysis: Super Saturday turns into Setback Saturday for Johnson

Barely 48 hours have passed since Boris Johnson shocked the world when he reached an agreement with the European Union on a brand-new Brexit deal.
CNN   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 17:48:03

Huge crowds march to demand second Brexit referendum

Take a look at the vast crowds gathering in central London, as part of a People's Vote march demanding a second referendum on Brexit.
CNN   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 17:43:18

Brexit amendment vote suggests MPs may pass Johnson's deal

FT analysis shows narrow majority likely if Commons votes on withdrawal pact next week
FT   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 17:35:58

Ireland warns any UK request for Brexit extension not straightforward

Ireland's position remains that granting an extension to Brexit is preferable to Britain crashing out of the European Union without a deal but there is no guarantee that view is shared throughout the bloc, its foreign minister said.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 17:27:41

The Law Pitting UK Parliament Against PM Johnson

After British MPs voted on Saturday to delay a decision on whether to approve Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, the prime minister is now bound by the so-called "Benn Act" to ask the EU for an extension to the divorce deadline. The law, named after opposition Labour MP Hilary Benn, compels ...
IBTimes   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 17:19:26

Jubilant protesters cheer on Brexit reprieve

London mayor and shadow chancellor address Parliament Square rally
FT   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 17:18:27

Explainer: What happens next after UK PM Johnson loses Brexit vote?

Britain's parliament voted to withhold its approval of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal on Saturday, triggering another law that requires him to request a delay to the country's departure from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 17:09:35

UK MPs vote to delay approval of Brexit deal

CNN   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 17:03:20

EU sick of Brexit, but likely to grant an extension if asked

European Union chiefs are so fed up of Brexit that when they clinched a deal with Prime Minister Boris Johnson this week they did not want to entertain the need to delay Britain's departure beyond Oct. 31.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 17:01:23

British MPs Vote To Force Johnson To Seek New Brexit Delay

British MPs voted on Saturday to demand Boris Johnson delay Brexit while they further consider his EU divorce deal but the prime minister defiantly insisted Britain will still leave on October 31.
IBTimes   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 17:00:31

What happened with Brexit today, and what happens next?

CNN   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 17:00:15

MPs withhold approval for Brexit deal - what happens next?

MPs have voted not to give their approval to the prime minister's Brexit deal until he has passed all necessary legislation - so what happens now?
Sky   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 16:54:00

EU leaders react with frustration to Brexit decision delay

Diplomats say a decision on whether to grant extension is unlikely to be rushed
FT   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 16:37:29

Boris Johnson told by MPs to delay Brexit as 'one million' demand Final Say referendum

Prime minister faces possible court action as he insists he will not negotiate an extension to withdrawal negotiations
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 16:35:00

U.K. prime minister 'will not negotiate a delay with the E.U' on Brexit

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will not negotiate a delay with the European Union as parliament voted to delay his new plan for Brexit. NBC News' Steve Patterson reports from London.
MSNBC   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 16:28:32

Ireland's Varadkar says no British request to delay Brexit yet

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Saturday afternoon that Britain has not yet made any request to delay Brexit after Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost a vote in the UK parliament that means he is obliged to seek a postponement.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 16:18:21

Boris Johnson news - live: PM forced to seek another extension from EU after Letwin amendment delays crucial Brexit vote

Follow all the latest developments
Adam Forrest, Josh Withey, Lizzy Buchan, Zamira Rahim / The Independent   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 16:15:00

Will Boris Johnson write a letter to Brussels? I have no idea, and apparently neither does he

An entirely pointless day has drawn to its pointless end. White is black; black is white; the prime minister isn't going to break the law, but he isn't going to not break it
Tom Peck / The Independent   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 16:03:43

Brexit march: Labour's most senior figures break with Jeremy Corbyn to declare it is now a Remain party

Chants of 'Where's Jeremy Corbyn?' as all of party's senior figures applauded at Final Say rally - except its leader
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 16:03:22

Brexit march London - live: People's Vote protesters cheer as MPs force Boris Johnson to ask EU for extension

Follow all the developments from the march to Parliament Square
Adam Forrest, Josh Withey, Peter Stubley / The Independent   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 16:00:00

Johnson can still see the path to Brexit victory

The Letwin amendment defeat is a setback, but the plan to leave the EU is not derailed yet
FT   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:59:58

Brexit delay voted through by MPs: What just happened?

Another day of twists and turns in the Brexit saga - here's what happened on 19 October.
BBC   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:56:46

Anti-Brexit Activists March To Parliament As MPs Delay Decision

Tens of thousands of pro-EU protesters from across Britain wielding banners, placards and flags converged on parliament Saturday, erupting in cheers as MPs forced the government to ask Brussels for another Brexit delay.
IBTimes   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:43:54

Hundreds of thousands of protesters march against Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

Patrick Sawer / Telegraph   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:25:40

UK parliament passes measure to defer decisive Brexit vote

FT   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:24:45

Brexit: Can a no-deal still happen?

MPs passed a law to avoid a no-deal exit. But how might the prime minister get around it?
BBC   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:12:54

EU executive asks UK to inform of next Brexit steps ASAP

The European Commission said Britain must inform the EU executive of its next steps as soon as possible after parliament voted on Saturday to postpone a key vote on a Brexit deal.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:09:07

Diane Abbott and Jacob Rees-Mogg among MPs abused with shouts of 'traitor' after major Brexit vote

Tempers fray outside parliament as senior MPs leave under police escort
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:08:00

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

A simple guide on the UK leaving the European Union.
BBC   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:04:06

New Brexit delay in no one's interest - French diplomatic source

Another delay in Brexit would be in nobody's interest, a French diplomatic source said on Saturday, after UK lawmakers backed a proposal to push back a vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal until formal ratification legislation passes.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:02:20

UK parliament speaker to rule on Monday if govt can put Brexit deal to vote again

The speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow said he would rule on Monday if he will allow the government to put forward a vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:01:50

Johnson dealt major setback in Brexit bid

CNN   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:00:38

Boris Johnson defiant after British parliament votes to force Brexit delay

According to legislation passed earlier, the vote means Johnson is obliged to write to the European Union seeking a delay beyond Britain's scheduled departure date of Oct. 31.
Reuters / Financial Express   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:00:30

Pound Tumbles 1% In Weekend Markets After Brexit Vote Delayed

Pound Tumbles 1% In Weekend Markets After Brexit Vote Delayed With Boris Johnson's plan to pass the Brexit vote this weekend unexpectedly rejected, after the Prime Minister was once again let down by a Parliamentary majority demanding the vote be delayed, cable has predictably tumbled, and after spiking as high ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:55:56

British MPs Force Johnson To Seek New Brexit Delay

British MPs voted Saturday to force Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ask the European Union to delay Brexit yet again but he insisted Britain must leave on October 31.
IBTimes   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:51:47

Brexit: Johnson vows to press on despite defeat over deal delay

Boris Johnson says he will put a bill on his Brexit deal to MPs next week, after they backed a further delay compelling him to ask for an extension to 31 October deadline.
BBC   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:51:23

Brexit delay: How can Article 50 be extended?

The law states if no deal has been agreed by 19 October, Boris Johnson must ask for an extension from the EU.
BBC   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:49:24

UK parliament to debate Brexit deal on Monday - House of Commons leader

British lawmakers will debate and vote on Monday on whether to approve Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, the leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg said on Saturday.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:45:13

EU Commission: up to UK to inform of next steps as soon as possible

The European Commission said Britain must now inform the EU executive of its next steps as soon as possible after a key vote on the latest Brexit deal did not take place on Saturday.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:44:54

Vote on Johnson's Brexit deal will have to wait after all

Oh, so close. It looks like the Brexit deal U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson brokered with the European Union on Thursday won't get through British Parliament on Saturday, as Johnson had hoped, adding to a growing list of defeats in his short tenure. U.K. Parliament passed an amendment during its ...
The Week   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:44:14

Rebel British lawmakers force Boris Johnson to ask for Brexit delay. He refused

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he won't ask for a Brexit delay that Parliament legally forces him to request.
Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:43:17

Protesters cheer as British parliament votes to force Brexit delay

Thousands of anti-Brexit protesters gathered outside Britain's parliament cheered as lawmakers voted on Saturday to withhold support for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's EU exit deal until formal ratification legislation had passed.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:43:11

Boris Johnson's Brexit defeat in Parliament risks financial disruption

According to the government's own analysis, a chaotic no-deal Brexit would cause disruption to trade, financial services, and food supplies, and risk civil disorder
Bloomberg News / Financial Post   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:43:01

PM Johnson's spokesman refuses to answer any questions on next Brexit steps

A spokesman for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson refused to answer any questions on Saturday about the government's next steps on Brexit, including when or if Johnson would write to Brussels requesting a delay to Britain's exit from the bloc.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:36:52

Brexit blow for Johnson after lawmakers defer decision

Boris Johnson suffered yet another Brexit setback as UK lawmakers voted to delay approval of the UK Prime Minister's departure deal until Parliament passes the legislation required to enact it.
CNN   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:36:34

Brexit deal: Did your MP vote for the Letwin amendment?

Find out if your MP voted for a proposal to withhold Commons approval to the Brexit deal until it becomes law.
BBC   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:33:46

UK votes to delay final approval of Brexit deal

Seeking Alpha   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:33:13

Chaos: In Latest Humiliation For PM Johnson, UK Parliament Votes To Delay Decision On Brexit Deal

Chaos: In Latest Humiliation For PM Johnson, UK Parliament Votes To Delay Decision On Brexit Deal In a historic Saturday session for UK parliament, the first since the Falklands war, today British lawmakers were supposed to vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal which last week received approval from the EU, ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:30:56

Brexit: Speaker John Bercow 'is ready to sign letter' asking for extension if asked by courts or parliament

Boris Johnson facing court action on Monday if he fails to delay Brexit beyond 31 October
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:29:00

Boris Johnson: 'I will not negotiate a delay with the EU'

Boris Johnson says he is not compelled to ask for a delay to Brexit, despite Letwin amendment vote.
BBC   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:28:16

Vote yields more delay on Brexit

Seeking Alpha   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:27:35

Brexit march: Brexit: 'One million' protesters demand second referendum as Boris Johnson loses key vote

Crowd cheers as MPs withhold support from prime minister's Brexit deal
Zamira Rahim / The Independent   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:24:00

U.K. lawmakers withhold support for Brexit deal, forcing Johnson toward delay

In a major blow to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, U.K. lawmakers voted Saturday to postpone a decision on whether to back his Brexit deal ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:16:12

British MPs vote to delay Brexit deal decision, PM Johnson says will stick to 31 Oct deadline

British MPs on Saturday voted to delay a decision on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, arguing they needed more time to study its contents before an October 31 deadline. Lawmakers backed an amendment which effectively forces the government to request an extension until January next year, while they scrutinised ...
Times of India   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:14:22

MPs put Boris Johnson's Brexit plan into hands of EU

So it became the crunch vote lacking in crunch, as Super Saturday turned rather soggy.
Sky   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:08:00

PM Johnson: I will not negotiate Brexit delay

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday he would not negotiate a delay to Brexit, after lawmakers backed a proposal to withhold approval for his agreement until formal ratification legislation has passed.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:05:15

British MPs vote to delay Brexit approval, in setback for Boris Johnson

British lawmakers on Saturday voted for a proposal to withhold support for Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal until formal ratification legislation has passed, a step that will oblige him to ask the European Union for a Brexit delay.Lawmakers voted 322-306 for the amendment, put forward by former Conservative lawmaker ...
Reuters / South China Morning Post   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:00:15

Brexit: UK PM Boris Johnson says he will not ask for a Brexit extension

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FX Street   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:56:47

U.K. Lawmakers Disrupt Boris Johnson's Brexit Plan

"Just as Britain appeared on the cusp of a history-making, up-or-down vote on its long-delayed departure from the European Union, the British Parliament struck an impasse on Saturday as lawmakers adopted a measure that delayed a vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal with Brussels," the New York Times ...
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:56:22

UK lawmakers vote for Letwin proposals, forcing Johnson towards Brexit delay

British lawmakers on Saturday voted for a proposal to withhold support for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal until formal ratification legislation has passed, a step that will oblige him to ask the European Union for a Brexit delay.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:56:11

UK MPs force Boris Johnson to seek a Brexit extension

MPs to Johnson: 'Ask for an extension, then we'll consider your Brexit deal.'
Eleni Courea / Politico   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:55:51

UK MPs back amendment forcing PM to request Brexit extension

Parliament approves amendment designed to prevent possibility of no-deal departure from the EU on October 31.
Al Jazeera   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:51:02

Breaking: Letwin amendment approved, GBP/USD negative, crunch Brexit vote due on Tuesday

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FX Street   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:50:34

Boris Johnson: Vote derailing PM's Brexit deal passed in Commons, triggering law forcing him to seek fresh extension from EU

Prime minister defeated by 322 votes to 306 but insists he 'will not negotiate a delay with the EU'
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:50:00

"We are voiceless": Hundreds of thousands protest in London for new Brexit vote

Hundreds of thousands of Britons marched through London on Saturday to demand a new Brexit referendum, saying their views were being ignored as lawmakers in parliament decided the fate of Britain's departure from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:40:42

Did your MP scupper Brexit deal vote?

Boris Johnson has delayed a vote on his Brexit agreement.
Sky   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:29:00

Anti-Brexit activists march to Parliament as lawmakers debate deal

Tens of thousands of pro-EU protesters from across Britain wielding banners, placards and flags converged on Parliament on Saturday, as MPs debated the government's Brexit ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:24:21

Would Maggie Thatcher Have Been Remain Or For Brexit?

Would Maggie Thatcher Have Been Remain Or For Brexit? Authored by Martin Armstrong via Maggie would have solved BREXIT in a week... She would have done precisely that. Of course, they staged a coup against her to take the UK into the euro. She was not against the EU as ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:20:00

Thousands descend on London streets to protest Brexit

Over a million people are expected to demonstrate in London as Parliament debates Brexit deal signed by PM Johnson.
Al Jazeera   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:17:55

Northern Ireland's DUP say they will use every strategy to seek changes to Brexit deal

Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party will use every strategy available to try and get changes to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, its Brexit spokesman Sammy Wilson said on Saturday.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:16:17

Remainers demanding second referendum march through London

Tens of thousands pack Parliament Square for anti-Brexit rally
FT   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:15:30

British protesters lampoon the 'Lucifer' of Brexit and his billionaire backers

Anti-Brexit protesters on Saturday used a bizarre array of humour to lampoon Britain's leaders, casting Prime Minister Boris Johnson's chief adviser as a manipulating devil behind a divorce that was the work of a privileged few.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:10:36

Theresa May on Brexit deal: I have a sense of déj vu

Former Prime Minister Theresa May said, "I intend to rebel against all of those who don't want to deliver Brexit." May was back in the House of Commons, just a few months after she resigned as Prime Minister.
CNN   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:08:41

Anti-Brexit protesters converge on London

Thousands of Brexit opponents gathered in central London on Saturday calling for Britain to remain part of the European Union. (Oct. 19)
AP / USA Today   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:56:03

In pictures: Thousands march as parliament sits on a Saturday

Tens of thousands of people from across the UK marched through central London to demand a public vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal.
Sky   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:56:00

UK in historic Super Saturday Parliament session to vote on new Brexit deal

In a historic weekend Parliament session, the first in 37 years, British MPs on Saturday began debating British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal struck with the European Union (EU). The debate is set to be followed by what has been characterised as a knife-edge vote in the House of ...
Times of India   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:45:21

Brexit: What happens now?

The British government and the EU have agreed a new Brexit deal, but will it get through Parliament?
BBC   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:40:58

Rebel with a cause plots ruin of Johnson's big Brexit day

Fearing Britain could drop out of the European Union without a deal by design or default, one British lawmaker has threatened to deny Prime Minister Boris Johnson his day of Brexit glory by delaying a vote on a last-minute divorce deal.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:36:17

Brexit: UK's Letwin: Will vote for PM's deal when he brings the legislation next week

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FX Street   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:16:03

Protesters demand 'final say' over Brexit deal

Tens of thousands of people from across the UK are marching through central London to demand a public vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal.
Sky   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:16:00

Not responsible for PM to threaten 'my deal or no deal' - UK lawmaker Letwin

British lawmaker Oliver Letwin said on Saturday it was not responsible for Prime Minister Boris Johnson to threaten a choice between his Brexit deal and a no deal.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:12:53

The Week Ahead Excluding Brexit

I feel a bit like the proverbial guy that asks, "Besides that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you like the play?" in trying to discuss the week ahead without knowing the results of the UK Parliament's decision on the new deal negotiated between Prime Minister Johnson and the EU. I will ...
Marc Chandler / Marc to Market   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:11:31

Brexit Optimism Rises Despite Parliament Obstacle

Seeking Alpha   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:59:33

British PM Fights Threat Of Further Delay In Brexit Debate

Prime Minister Boris Johnson fought attempts Saturday to potentially further delay Britain's protracted departure from the European Union, as MPs debated his divorce deal less than two weeks before the Brexit deadline.
IBTimes   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:58:36

People's Vote march: Thousands gather for 'final say' Brexit protest

Protesters calling for another referendum march on Westminster as MPs debate the PM's new deal.
BBC   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:53:54

Why today could be one of the most important days in British political history

Welcome to what might be one of the most important days in British political history.
CNN   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:45:22

Brexit blamed as airfares go into a tailspin

With days to go before a possible October 31 exit date from the European Union, people in Britain are still unsure about what Brexit will mean for them.
CNN   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:43:31

Boris Johnson Faces Historic Brexit Vote

Washington Post: "After cobbling together acompromise Brexit deal with his European counterparts, Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday went before his toughest audience yet: the unwieldy and willful British Parliament." "Lawmakers gathered in Westminster Palace on "Super Saturday" for a rare sitting of the House of Commons - as hundreds ...
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:35:44

What is the Letwin amendment -- and could it really change everything?

An amendment to Boris Johnson's Brexit deal has the potential to shake everything up -- rendering Super Saturday, the first weekend sitting of the UK Parliament for 37 years, something of an anti-climax.
CNN   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:33:36

Angry over Brexit, thousands gather in London demanding new referendum

The battle over Brexit spilled onto the streets of London on Saturday when tens of thousands of people gathered to demand a new referendum while lawmakers decided the fate of Britain's departure from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:12:56

Labour to back proposal to withhold support for Brexit deal

Britain's main opposition Labour Party will support a proposal made by a former Conservative lawmaker to withhold support for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal on Saturday until the formal ratification legislation has been passed by parliament.
Reuters   |   Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:09:19

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