Brexit News Archive: 21 Oct 2019

Pound hits $1.30 amid Brexit deal and trade war hopes - business live

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as sterling is buffeted by political drama Latest: Pound rises to fresh five-month high Politics Live: Johnson to push for 'yes or no' vote on deal Sterling rallies despite government's Super Saturday defeat Berenberg: Orderly Brexit now likely RBC: Johnson may ...
Graeme Wearden / Guardian   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 19:03:44

As PM Johnson pushes ahead with Brexit, what happens now in parliament?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will try to drive the legislation needed to take Britain out of the European Union through parliament in the next 10 days, or else break his "do or die" pledge to leave on Oct. 31.
Reuters   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 18:09:10

A vote against Brexit timetable is a vote against October 31 departure - UK government

British lawmakers who do not support the government's planned timetable to pass legislation to ratify its Brexit deal will be voting not to leave the European Union on Oct. 31, the leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg said on Monday.
Reuters   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 17:48:36

UK's Gove says stepping up no-deal contingency planning

British minister Michael Gove said the European Union had not yet responded to the government's request for a Brexit delay, and that he must now step up contingency planning because of the increased possibility Britain leaves without a deal on Oct. 31.
Reuters   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 17:41:13

Brexit secretary under fire after admitting Northern Ireland firms will be forced to fill out export forms when sending goods to Britain

'Just to be clear, exit summary declarations will be required in terms of NI to GB'
Ashley Cowburn / The Independent   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 17:40:50

A vote against Brexit timetable is a vote against Oct. 31 departure - UK govt

British lawmakers who do not support the government's planned timetable to pass legislation to ratify its Brexit deal will be voting not to leave the European Union on Oct. 31, the leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg said on Monday.
Reuters   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 17:40:02

Speaker John Bercow blocks new Brexit deal vote in fresh blow to Boris Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt a fresh blow on Monday when the speaker of parliament denied him a second shot at getting his Brexit deal passed just 10 days before the deadline.House of Commons speaker John Bercow – a colourful figure who has played a starring role in ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 17:33:05

Sajid Javid refuses to assess economic dangers of Brexit plan

Chancellor accused of believing 'evidence is superfluous to good policy making' Latest Brexit news - live updates Sajid Javid has rebuffed MPs' demands for the Treasury to carry out a thorough economic assessment of the government's Brexit deal, claiming it is in our economic interest". Related: If Johnson adds a ...
Heather Stewart Political editor / Guardian   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 17:06:36

UK government wants Brexit bill to go through lower house of parliament this week

Britain's government plans for parliament to debate and vote on its Withdrawal Agreement Bill this week, the leader of the lower house of parliament said on Monday, setting out a tight schedule for approval of legislation needed to leave the European Union.
Reuters   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 16:57:38

Brexit Proceedings: Second reading of WB on Tues, European Patl. ruling out vote this week

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FX Street   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 16:51:14

Capital & Counties/Brexit: Candy crush

Upside for City office properties is clear if London banking exodus fails to happen
FT   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 16:43:50

UK stocks hold firm as no-deal Brexit fears fade

UK midcaps closed the session with modest gains on Monday on hopes that a no-deal Brexit will be avoided, even though uncertainties persisted as lawmakers forced Prime Minister Boris Johnson to seek another extension from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 16:35:41

Daily Digest 10/21 - Civil Unrest Erupting Around The World, Can We Still Dodge the Progress Trap?

Four dead in Bangladesh riot over offensive Facebook post Civil Unrest Is Erupting All Over The World, But Just Wait Until America Joins The Party Lebanon's Hariri agrees to reforms amid nationwide protests over economic crisis Boris Johnson faces frenzied week as Brexit deadline nears Unprecedented: The Trump NLRB's attack ...
Daily Digest / Peak Prosperity   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 16:35:02

Boris Johnson news - live: Bercow scuppers bid for fresh vote on Brexit deal amid court challenge over 'childish' EU letters

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Adam Forrest, Jane Dalton, Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 16:34:00

China overtakes US in rankings of world's richest people

Credit Suisse survey shows Brexit effect has reduced number of UK millionaires by 27,000 The number of wealthy Chinese people has overtaken the number of rich Americans for the first time, according to a report by Credit Suisse. The bank's annual wealth survey found there were 100 million Chinese people ...
Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent / Guardian   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 16:26:18

Sketch: Meaningful Vote Four? Bercow says no

John Bercow, may have finally ended the Meaningful Vote franchise, the least enjoyable multi-part series in cultural history
Tom Peck / The Independent   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 16:13:08

GBP/USD may target 1.32-1.34 if Brexit deal passes - CitiBank

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FX Street   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 16:00:53

Brexit Mania

I admit I started to tune it out because I got a bit sick of following all the ups and downs. Let me know when it's over!*Boris Johnson has been denied the opportunity to hold a second vote on his Brexit deal in the House of Commons after the Speaker, ...
Atrios / Eschaton   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:59:00

U.K. Parliament won't vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal today like he wanted

The Brexit clock is ticking for U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and he just hit another momentary snag. With 10 days remaining until the Oct. 31 deadline, House of Commons Speaker John Bercow denied Johnson's attempt to put the Brexit deal he brokered with the European Union up for a ...
The Week   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:56:00

Petróleo Sube con Esperanzas de Brexit y Tratado EU-China (video)

El analista senior para America Latina de OANDA Alfonso Esparza expone las razones del alza del petróleo en la semana. El optimismo en el mercado de que un Brexit duro no se haga presente y que China y Estados Unidos lleguen a un acuerdo en el mediano plazo ha limitado ...
Alfonso Esparza / OANDA   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:54:02

Lord King: Brexit is no big deal

Merv loses his nerve.
FT   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:52:58

Johnson faces perilous Brexit ratification after Brexit deal vote blocked

Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a potentially perilous ratification of his Brexit divorce deal in the British parliament after the speaker refused to allow a vote on it on Monday.
Reuters   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:50:14

Bercow rejects Johnson's bid to hold second Brexit vote

Commons Speaker says motion violates rule that bans same measure being presented twice
FT   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:48:57

MPs vote on Brexit deal: Your questions answered

The government will try to pass a law bringing its new Brexit deal into force.
BBC   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:47:40

Brexit may just have been blown wide open

Boris Johnson was so close.
CNN   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:47:25

Boris Johnson Presses Ahead with Brexit

Washington Post: "As it did on Super Saturday, the British government will try, once again, to hold a 'meaningful vote' on Monday in Parliament on the withdrawal agreement that Johnson successfully negotiated with his European counterparts last week. Britain is scheduled to leave the E.U. on Oct. 31, in just ...
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:45:39

Johnson Tries to Throw UK Under Bus; Parliament Balks-for Now

Rachel Shabi The hope for those who oppose his awful Brexit deal is that the number of supporters will collapse once the legislation comes into contact with reality. The post Johnson Tries to Throw UK Under Bus; Parliament Balks-for Now appeared first on The Nation .
Rachel Shabi / The Nation   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:40:46

PM Johnson is disappointed Brexit vote will not go ahead on Monday - spokesman

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is disappointed the parliament will not allow a vote on his Brexit deal on Monday, his spokesman said, describing the speaker's move as one that denied the chance to deliver on the will of the British people.
Reuters   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:40:20

UK can still get Brexit deal approved this month - parliament speaker

The British government still has the opportunity to get its Brexit deal through parliament in time to leave the European Union at the end of October, the speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow said on Monday.
Reuters   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:39:39

Oil Higher on Brexit and Trade War Hope (video)

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Alfonso Esparza discusses oil prices and the resilience of crude even as US inventories rose last week.
Alfonso Esparza / OANDA   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:39:29

Monday evening news briefing: Speaker John Bercow blocks meaningful vote on Brexit deal

Chris Price / Telegraph   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:32:10

Britain says EU is considering PM Johnson's delay letter

Britain said on Monday that the European Union had accepted the letter sent by Prime Minister Boris Johnson that requested a Brexit delay and was considering it.
Reuters   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:30:51

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

A simple guide on the UK leaving the European Union.
BBC   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:16:43

Geopolitical Landscape Could Cause Bond Market Volume to Drop

It's certainly been the summer of bonds after the equities markets spooked investors into safer haven assets like government debt. The holidays are right around the corner and some analysts are forecasting that market volume in bonds could drop given the current geopolitical landscape. With global events like Brexit and ...
Ben Hernandez / ETF Trends   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:06:07

British PM Denied New Brexit Deal Vote

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt another blow Monday when the speaker of parliament denied him a second shot at winning MPs' approval for his EU divorce deal, with Brexit looming in just 10 days' time. House of Commons speaker John Bercow -- a colourful figure who has played ...
IBTimes   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:03:02

Brexit: What is in Boris Johnson's new deal with the EU?

A revised Brexit deal has been agreed by the UK and EU. What does it contain?
BBC   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:02:06

John Bercow disallows second vote on Brexit deal

MPs will now vote Tuesday on legislation turning the Brexit deal into UK law.
Eleni Courea / Politico   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 14:59:48

Johnson's new vote on Brexit thwarted

Seeking Alpha   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 14:56:24

UK speaker rules against govt trying to get another vote on Brexit deal

Britain's parliamentary speaker John Bercow told the government on Monday it could not again try to get a vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal because it was posing the same question to parliament twice. "Today's circumstances are in substance the same as Saturday's Bercow told parliament in his ...
Times of India   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 14:55:45

UK Parliament Speaker Bercow Blocks New Vote On Johnson's Brexit Deal

UK Parliament Speaker Bercow Blocks New Vote On Johnson's Brexit Deal With cable reversing all weekend losses, and spiking overnight on that a Brexit vote could be held as soon as today, moments ago House of Commons speaker John Bercow blocked the government's bid to hold a meaningful vote, thwarting ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 14:55:34

UK speaker rules against government trying to get another vote on Brexit deal

Britain's parliamentary speaker John Bercow told the government on Monday it could not again try to get a vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal because it was posing the same question to parliament twice.
Reuters   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 14:46:24

UK's Bercow: Application for Brexit delay is not persuasive as change of circumstance

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FX Street   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 14:44:57

Boris Johnson Brexit deal derailed again as Bercow blocks second attempt at 'meaningful vote'

Speaker of the House of Commons says there is no justification for the government to force another vote just two days afer MPs voted to withhold their approval
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 14:38:00

Bercow Blocks Boris Bringing Back Brexit Vote

John Bercow has Boris cannot try holding a meaningful vote on his deal, despite MPs explicitly withholding opinion on the deal on Saturday by passing the Letwin Amendment. No one was expecting a fair ruling from Bercow though... The Government will, therefore, have to push on with the far trickier ...
Christian Calgie / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 14:35:33

UK PM Boris Johnson braces for rough ride over Brexit deal

British legislators have refused to back PM's revised divorce deal until legislation needed to ratify it has passed.
Al Jazeera   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 14:33:03

Chancellor declines MPs' request for Brexit deal analysis

The Chancellor has refused to release economic analysis evaluating how the government's proposed new Brexit deal will impact UK finances.
Sky   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 14:29:00

Brexit vote will be scrapped if amendments render it 'meaningless'

CNN   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 14:05:38

Brits in Spain resort to Irish ancestry to stay in the EU after Brexit

Ireland used to receive around 6,000 applications for citizenship a year before the 2016 referendum. But last year alone it received 25,000, some from British nationals living in Spanish territory
Begoña Gómez Urzaiz / EL PAÍS   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:55:22

The State Of Markets

The State Of Markets Authored by Sven Henrich via NorthmanTrader.com, No new highs, no new lows, lots of chop and still no decisions on anything. New highs or not, trade deal or not, hard Brexit or not, the list goes on and on. Bulls remain undeterred and confident that an ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:54:40

Here's what's in Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hopes to put his Brexit deal to a vote in Parliament, but the Speaker of the House, John Bercow, hinted he may not allow it. CNN's Anna Stewart looks into what's actually in the deal.
CNN   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:50:58

Scottish Judges Wait to Decide Whether Johnson Met Benn Act

(Bloomberg) - Scottish judges held off on ruling on a case brought by opponents of a no-deal Brexit to ensure that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson complies with a law requiring he reach an agreement...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:47:04

Vote on PM's Brexit deal denied by Speaker

Boris Johnson has been blocked from letting MPs vote on his Brexit deal today.
Sky   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:47:00

UK Brexit secretary stumbles over detail of deal with EU

Stephen Barclay corrected answers to a parliamentary committee about paperwork needed by Northern Ireland businesses after Brexit.
Eleni Courea / Politico   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:35:08

Four critical days on Brexit

A guide to how the rest of the week might play out in Westminster
FT   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:26:23

Links 22 October 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: US Federal Reserve starts "quantitative easing forever" - WSWS Saudi Arabia's Best Bet Is to Crash the Price of Oil - Bloomberg Brexit Deal Failure Will Rattle Markets ... - Stock Market News Global economy: 'we must do everything possible' to avoid global 'fracture' ...
Unconventional Economist / MacroBusiness   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:01:26

Michel Barnier set to lead 'UK Task Force' in Brexit phase II

The EU's Brexit negotiator is widely regarded as having done a good job after maintaining EU unity and striking 2 deals with the UK.
Maïa de La Baume, Jacopo Barigazzi / Politico   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:59:54

Global stocks advance while sterling wobbles amid Brexit drama

FT   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:52:52

Scottish court delays decision on whether PM Johnson obeyed law

Scotland's top court has delayed a ruling on whether British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has fully obeyed a law which demanded he request a delay to Brexit.
Reuters   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:48:07

Guido Fawkes - "support for Boris' deal" - REALLY?

Parliamentary gossip broker Paul Staines aka "Guido Fawkes" confidently transmits this news:... Nigel's continuing opposition for opposition's sake, it seems his usually loyal followers are abandoning him in favour of Boris's new deal. Last man in the bunker... "A new Survation poll out this morning shows 67% of Brexit Party ...
Unknown / Bearwatch   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:48:00

French minister: Brexit uncertainty worse than no deal

EU should not grant delay unless UK presents clear plan, Amélie de Montchalin says.
Louise Guillot / Politico   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:43:03

UK's Barclay: Risk of a no-deal Brexit remains

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FX Street   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:35:58

DUP Opposition to Boris' Deal Making English Less Likely to Support the Union

New Polling commissioned by Global Britain has shown that if the DUP continue to not support Boris's deal, English voters will be significantly less likely to support Northern Ireland staying in the UK. If the Brexit process is delayed again, the DUP will be losing English good will to keep ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:30:37

Scottish court keeps alive pressure on Johnson over Brexit delay

Legal effort aims to ensure PM abides by law that forced him to seek extension
FT   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:27:42

Brexit: What happens now?

The British government and the EU have agreed a new Brexit deal, but will it get through Parliament?
BBC   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:13:55

Sir John Curtice: Do voters support Boris Johnson's Brexit deal?

How voters want MPs to approach Boris Johnson's deal on the UK's departure from the EU.
BBC   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:06:56

Timeline: Key moments leading up to Johnson's Brexit deal

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson sealed a new Brexit deal with the European Union on Oct. 17, paving the way for Britain to leave the bloc at the end of the month, if Britain's parliament approves it.
Reuters   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:04:08

PM Johnson will not allow changes to Brexit deal - spokesman

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants his Brexit deal to be passed by parliament, his spokesman said on Monday, warning lawmakers the government would not hold a vote on the agreement if lawmakers tried to change it.
Reuters   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:54:11

'If anyone can do it, it's him': how Boris won a Brexit deal

By Anthony Deutsch, Gabriela Baczynska, Padraic Halpin and Elizabeth Piper
Reuters   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:51:25

Opinion: What I learned from teaching Brexit to freshmen

This past spring, I first taught a new freshman seminar titled "Imagining Europe," focusing on the shifting geographic, political, economic, social and cultural identities that constituted Europeanness.
CNN   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:47:36

US Commerce Sec. Ross: Happy to do a deal very quickly with UK after Brexit

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FX Street   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:47:07

Brexit: More than 250,000 sign letter demanding Final Say referendum in 48 hours

'Allow us to check whether we want to proceed with this Brexit'
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:38:00

UK government to pull planned vote on Brexit deal if lawmakers try to change it

However, the vote can only be held with the agreement of Speaker John Bercow, who may decide it is against the rules to do so because parliament has already considered a motion to approve the deal.
Reuters / Financial Express   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:37:57

Hopes for progress in trade war and Brexit buoy stocks

World shares rose on Monday, as hopes for resolving the U.S.-China trade war and a belief that Britain will avoid a disorderly exit from the European Union gave investors cause for riskier bets.
Reuters   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:36:16

Brexit drags on

Japan has a long relationship with Britain. We must ensure that it endures as Brexit places a strain on both our countries.
No Author / Japan Times   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:35:38

Pound reaches highest in 6 months on optimism that Boris Johnson may win backing for Brexit deal this week

Johnson will try again to get his Brexit deal passed by parliament today
Bloomberg News / Financial Post   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:31:53

Germany may have entered recession in September, says central bank

Trade war, Brexit uncertainty and car industry woes continued during the third quarter
FT   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:30:35

Tory MP defends bid to get Poland to veto Brexit delay

A Conservative MP has defended his attempts to get Poland to veto a delay to Brexit.
Sky   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:26:00

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. 1. The EU is preparing to delay Brexit until 2020 and British lawmakers are plotting to scupper Boris Johnson's deal. MPs are planning to push for a second referendum and attach a customs union to the prime minister's Brexit deal. 2. China's growth ...
Yusuf Khan / Money Game   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:14:00

Brexit: EU says Boris Johnson's refusal to sign extension request 'changes nothing' and it is now being considered

Downing Street's attempt to dodge Benn Act falls flat
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:10:00

Boris Johnson battles to save Brexit deal

• Brexit is set for another crunch week • British identity in the age of Brexit
CNN   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:00:05

Pound Strikes Five-month Peak Above $1.30

The pound hit a fresh five-month peak above $1.30 Monday on renewed Brexit optimism after Prime Minister Boris Johnson requested another extension to Britain's scheduled departure from the European Union. At about 0830 GMT, the pound reached the highest level since May at $1.3012. It later stood at $1.2984, unchanged ...
IBTimes   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 10:56:51

Brexit: Your guide to what happens now as Boris Johnson's deal hangs in the balance

Ahead of a make-or-break week, we look at how the next few days could shape the Brexit process
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 10:48:00

Pound Rallies As Johnson Pushes For Monday Vote On Brexit Deal

Pound Rallies As Johnson Pushes For Monday Vote On Brexit Deal After MPs voted on Saturday to delay a vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, forcing Johnson to ask the EU for another delay, the PM is preparing to try again on Monday and put the deal to another vote ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 10:46:00

UK government will pull planned vote on Brexit deal if lawmakers try to change it

The government will not hold a vote on its Brexit deal on Monday if lawmakers try to make changes to the approval motion, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman said.
Reuters   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 10:45:37

Introducing Trade Secrets: new expert analysis on the twists and turns in trade

UK's post-Brexit challenge; last orders for US drinks importers; Trump and the WTO
FT   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 10:34:35

US Open - Stocks, Johnson's Brexit Push, Oil, Gold

US stocks are poised to have a lackluster open as stocks inch higher in the pre-market. Earnings results will pick up tomorrow and with no major economic data releases, markets will focus on any incremental trade update, Brexit progress, and geopolitical risks. Brexit Time is running out to get a ...
Ed Moya / OANDA   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 10:22:56

German minister doesn't rule out short Brexit extension

Germany's foreign minister said he hoped British lawmakers would vote on Monday to proceed with an orderly Brexit, adding that he could imagine a short extension to Britain's departure from the European Union if London needed the time to pass legislation.
Reuters   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 10:16:29

What happens next after UK PM Johnson writes Brexit delay letter?

Times of India   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 10:01:27

Explainer: What happens next after Johnson writes Brexit delay letter?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will try again to get his Brexit deal passed by parliament on Monday after lawmakers decided to delay their agreement, a humiliating blow for a leader who has staked his reputation on leaving on Oct. 31.
Reuters   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 09:49:00

Photographer Martin Parr on Britain in the age of Brexit

British documentary photographer Martin Parr has, by his estimate, some three quarters of a million 10-by-8-inch prints of his work meticulously filed away in his office.
CNN   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 09:45:48

British PM Johnson Prepares Fresh Brexit Push

Prime Minister Boris Johnson prepared to Monday make a second attempt to ram his EU divorce deal through parliament and avoid the political damage of delaying Brexit next week. Another momentous week in the tortuous saga could end with Johnson engineering a divorce from Brussels that breaks many of the ...
IBTimes   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 09:39:49

Could Brexit put an end to peace in Northern Ireland?

Northern Ireland has enjoyed 20 years of reconciliation between nationalists and unionists but Brexit has put pressure on keeping the peace.
Al Jazeera   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 09:31:26

Brexit drama continues - Rabobank

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FX Street   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 09:21:07

Brexit Party Supporters Back the Deal

Despite Nigel's continuing opposition for opposition's sake, it seems his usually loyal followers are abandoning him in favour of Boris's new deal. Last man in the bunker... A new Survation poll out this morning shows 67% of Brexit Party voters want the Commons to pass the deal, a little behind ...
Christian Calgie / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 09:19:46

UK midcaps recover on lower risk of no-deal Brexit

UK midcaps recovered from early losses to edge higher on Monday on hopes that a no-deal Brexit will be avoided even though uncertainties persisted as lawmakers forced Prime Minister Boris Johnson to seek another extension from the European Union.
Reuters   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 09:17:41

Pound edges higher as traders weigh next Brexit move

Prime minister expected to push forward with deal after Saturday defeat
FT   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 08:52:18

Brexit vote: Boris Johnson's plan in chaos as customs union amendment has 'good chance' of passing

Prime minister under pressure as Commons coalition attempts to force closer relationship with EU after Brexit
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 08:50:00

Johnson on right side of the law over Brexit delay letter - lawyer

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is on the right side of the law after he reluctantly sent a letter requesting a Brexit delay at his opponents' behest, a lawyer who has worked on high-profile cases challenging the government said on Monday.
Reuters   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 08:49:03

PM 'sailing close to wind' with promise to obey Brexit delay bill

Scottish judges have continued a court action into whether or not Prime Minister Boris Johnson has fully obeyed the law demanding he delay Brexit.
Sky   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 08:44:00

British identity in the age of Brexit

Prolific photographer Martin Parr's hyper-real style has brought a satirical edge to the complex question of British identity. In the age of Brexit that candid approach is needed more than ever
CNN   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 08:40:55

European open - Brexit, gold, oil

Sterling slips on Brexit delay European markets are a mixed bag at the start of trade on Monday as the Brexit saga drags on, weighing a little on the currency. Source - Thomson Reuters Eikon We saw strong gains in the pound last week in anticipation of a Brexit deal ...
Craig Erlam / OANDA   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 08:37:29

Breaking: GBP/USD breaks above 1.30 as DUP rejects customs union amendment to the Brexit deal

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FX Street   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 08:26:25

Brexit: Time Is of the Essence

Why Johnson's Brexit may be in more trouble than it seems.
Yves Smith / Naked Capitalism   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 08:25:47

Northern Irish DUP lawmaker: we shall not support EU customs union proposal

A lawmaker from the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party said on Monday that it would not support a possible amendment to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal that would put the United Kingdom in a customs union with the European Union.
Reuters   |   Mon, 21 Oct 2019 08:05:28

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