Brexit News Archive: 08 Nov 2019

OANDA Market Insights - Episode 90 (podcast)

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam previews the week's business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week Jonny and Craig discuss the UK election, Brexit, the Bank of England, the US-China trade war and the Fed.
Craig Erlam / OANDA   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 22:46:16

Moody's Downgrades Britain Debt Outlook To Negative

Credit ratings agency Moody's on Friday downgraded the outlook for Britain's debt, citing mounting policy challenges amid the Brexit debate. The agency cut the outlook to negative from stable but kept the debt at the investment grade Aa2. The ratings agency Fitch had similarly put Britain on "negative watch" in ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 22:33:44

Could the 'Beast of Bolsover' be beaten by Brexit?

Veteran Labour MP Dennis Skinner under threat as Leave voters threaten to transform UK election map
FT   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 22:00:31

Fear and loathing on the campaign trail

Redefining Brexit, dodgy Stalin analogies and the tale of the disappearing Welsh secretary
FT   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 22:00:29

UK labour market: Are cracks starting to appear?

Uncertainty around Brexit and the scheduled December 12 election are contributing to a more pessimistic jobs outlook.
Al Jazeera   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 18:34:14

Johnson tells Northern Ireland businesses to 'bin' customs forms

The prime minister suggested his Brexit minister was wrong to say goods would face checks when crossing the Irish Sea.
Al Jazeera   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 17:53:56

Labour Vows Big Spending After Watson Quits: U.K. Campaign Trail

(Bloomberg) - Sign up to ourBrexitBulletin, follow us @Brexitandsubscribe to our podcast.While Boris Johnson bets that voters are bored with Brexit, Labour is calculating the...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 17:17:28

Brexit: Boris Johnson suggests goods checks from Northern Ireland to Britain will not be enforced

Prime minister sparks fury by saying Northern Ireland has a 'great' Brexit deal because it will keep access to the EU single market
Lizzy Buchan, Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 17:14:00

Boris Johnson news - live: PM rambles about Anthony Gormley to school children, after contradicting own government in false Brexit claims to supporters

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Adam Forrest, Lizzy Buchan, Andy Gregory / The Independent   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 17:00:00

Campaign Round-Up: 34 Days To Go

TORIES Spent day visiting hospital, promoting new NHS visa Leapt on SNP confirmation they'll only prop Corbyn up with an independence referendum Topline(s): New Brexit deal will allow the whole UK to leave the Customs Union Labour's Brexit policy is incomprehensible Taxpayers will pay for Labour's spending plans LABOUR Promoting ...
Christian Calgie / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 16:49:03

Boris Johnson sparks outcry over N Ireland claim

Remainers say PM's praise shows flaw in Brexit pact for rest of UK
FT   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 16:12:23

Johnson reveals post-tipple Brexit booze ban

Boris Johnson has claimed he has given up booze until Brexit is "done" - just 24 hours after being snapped sipping whisky during a visit to a distillery.
Sky   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 14:58:00

Labour fall behind Tories in northern strongholds as main parties' support slumps, major new poll indicates

Support for Lib Dems and Brexit Party surges in election dominated by Europe
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 14:44:00

General election 2019: Nicola Sturgeon's SNP launch speech fact-checked

Nicola Sturgeon launched the Scottish National Party's election campaign with claims about the NHS and Brexit.
BBC   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 14:25:12

Where Brexit will leave the UK's human rights diplomacy

The UK has played a leading role within the UN's Human Rights Council (HRC) since its creation in 2006 as the main international body responsible for the promotion and protection of human rights around the world. But when the UK seeks re-election in October 2020 - a requirement for membership ...
Conall Mallory, Lecturer in Law, Newcastle Law School, Newcastle University / The Conversation   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 14:02:09

General election 2019: Farage makes last ditch plea for pact with Tories

The Brexit Party leader says he will try "for a few more days" to agree a leave alliance.
BBC   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 13:52:10

Scotland's SNP Launches Campaign To 'Escape Brexit'

Scottish National Party leader Nicolas Sturgeon vowed Friday to "escape Brexit" as she launched her pro-European party's British election campaign. Scotland's first minister, the top position in its government, said the SNP did not expect to win the December 12 vote. But Sturgeon said her party "would seek alliances that ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 13:35:17

General election: Voting for Lib Dems will get you Brexit, Labour tells remain supporters

Jeremy Corbyn's party targeting voters in tight Labour-Tory marginal seats with Facebook adverts
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 13:31:00

Scotland’s nationalists demand re-run of 2014 independence vote amid Brexit election

The British government must permit a vote on Scottish independence next year as Scotland faces the prospect of leaving the European Union against its will, Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon said on Friday.“A vote for the SNP is a vote to escape Brexit,” Sturgeon, who also heads Scotland's devolved ...
DPA / South China Morning Post   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 13:15:12

Brexit: Johnson promises doctors and nurses 'fast-track NHS visa'

The PM has been criticised for 'anti-immigrant rhetoric' while migrant workers are essential for public services.
Al Jazeera   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 12:33:29

Home office minister refuses to say if immigration will be lower after Brexit, despite Leave referendum pledge

Victoria Atkins fails - four times - to answer the question and admits Conservatives do not yet have an immigration policy
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 12:33:00

General election: Hung parliament would give SNP 'significant influence and power', says Nicola Sturgeon

Scottish First Minister says she will use leverage at Westminster to push for early independence referendum
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 12:26:00

General election 2019: Labour's £500m NHS claim fact-checked

Jeremy Corbyn claims a Brexit trade deal with the US could mean much higher drugs prices for the NHS.
BBC   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 12:20:09

General election: More than 50 Labour candidates pledge to back Remain as Corbyn leaves voters in the dark

Some Labour candidates under pressure from pro-Remain electoral pacts
Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 12:16:00

Weekly Briefing: The key Brexit issues in 2020

Open Europe's Dominic Walsh takes a closer look at some of the key Brexit issues that lie beyond the UK's General Election. The post Weekly Briefing: The key Brexit issues in 2020 appeared first on Open Europe .
Dominic Walsh / Open Europe   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 12:09:21

Brexit: No checks on goods between NI and GB, says PM

Boris Johnson's Brexit briefing to NI Conservative party members is analysed by BBC News NI's John Campbell.
BBC   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 12:03:54

Hug your enemy rather than wrestling the pig

Brexit has already taken quite a toll on the British economy, and worse may be lying in wait. But the political damage seems graver. Lies, threats and insults have become ubiquitous. So has open contempt both for the opposite side and for once-respected institutions. As for the situation in Northern ...
Tim Harford / Tim Harford   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 11:59:27

Johnson criticised for praising N.Ireland's single market access

The PM said Northern Ireland stood to win big from his Brexit deal, despite pulling mainland UK out of the EU market.
Al Jazeera   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 11:55:48

Laura Kuensberg Tries Explaining Shitposting

The BBC's flagship BrexitElectioncast podcast turned its attention to online media strategy last night, bringing the term 'shitposting' into British households. As ever, they're well behind Guido on this... Referring to CCHQ's deliberately poor Twitter graphics, Laura K explained "There's also this thing called [shit]-posting, where... political parties or campaign ...
Christian Calgie / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Fri, 8 Nov 2019 11:37:31

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