Brexit News Archive: 13 Nov 2019

Brexit Party's Farage turns down electoral pact offer from PM Johnson's Conservatives - report

Britain's ruling Conservative Party has made an offer of an electoral pact to Nigel Farage, which has been turned down by the Brexit Party leader, The Daily Telegraph newspaper reported.
Reuters   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 22:41:55

General Election 2019: Don't give up on stopping Brexit - Tusk

The outgoing European Council chief says leaving the EU would leave the UK a "second-rate player".
BBC   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 21:46:50

Tusk: 'It is simply too late to impeach Donald, at least the European one'

In candid speech, outgoing Council president says he fought for EU unity and warns UK will be 'a second-rate player' after Brexit .
David M. Herszenhorn / Politico   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 21:20:56

Britain to become "second rate" in the world after Brexit - EU's Tusk

Britain will lose influence in international affairs and become a "second-rate player" after it leaves the European Union, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday.
Reuters   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 20:40:52

Tusk takes aim at Brexiters' 'longing for the Empire'

Parting shot from European Council president who also warns Macron on Russia rapprochement
FT   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 20:16:02

Farage refuses to stand down candidates in Labour seats

Brexit party move could split Leave vote and hit Tory chances of a majority
FT   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 19:34:11

JD Wetherspoon pubs boss brews up a storm over governance

Tim Martin's musings on corporate governance and tick-box culture is typically thought-provoking Tim Martin at JD Wetherspoon writes some entertaining chairman's rants and, if you skip the sermons on Brexit, he is reliably thought-provoking. Here's the latest view from behind the pumps: corporate governance in the UK is "up the ...
Nils Pratley / Guardian   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 19:12:32

Boris Johnson news: PM delivers rambling Brexit speech on election trail, after being repeatedly jeered by angry members of public

Follow all the latest developments, as they happened
Adam Forrest, Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 18:40:00

General election 2019: PM vows to close 'opportunity gap' after Brexit

Boris Johnson says the Tories will double funding for research and development if they win the election.
BBC   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 18:31:18

Boris Johnson: Only Tories can 'get Brexit done'

Prime minister pledges to end Brexit uncertainty and says a Labour government would be 'madness.'
Eleni Courea / Politico   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 17:59:40

Campaign Round-Up: 29 Days To Go

TORIES Boris's first speech of the campaign, highlighting Corbyn's Brexit position and a clean energy revolution Leapt on Labour's NHS contradictions and Corbyn's statement ISIS's leader should have been arrested The Tories are also riding the reaction of last night's viral party political broadcast Topline(s): Labour will cut the NHS ...
Christian Calgie / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 17:54:42

Midweek update: the Brexit party's dilemma

Nigel Farage's decision to stand down his candidates in Tory-held seats was intended...
FT   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 16:41:20

It was a mistake to launch tactical voting sites so early in the election campaign

The Tactical Voting Blog: There's a fundamental flaw in some of the services
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 16:08:00

Brexit Party's Farage says will stand down no more candidates

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said he would stand down no more candidates beyond the 317 Conservative seats his party has already withdrawn from.
Reuters   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 15:31:58

UK election: Ex-Conservative minister - 'Vote Liberal Democrat'

David Gauke has urged voters to block Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit plans.
Al Jazeera   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 15:30:49

How to register to vote: Step-by-step guide as December general election looms

Voters heading to polls for pre-Christmas ballot as Boris Johnson tries to break Brexit deadlock
Joe Sommerlad / The Independent   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 15:12:00

UK election 2019: after fake Keir Starmer clip, how much of a problem are doctored videos?

Keir Starmer was recently made to look stupid in a video edited by the Conservative party. GMB The Conservative party created a furore when it released an edited video of Labour MP Keir Starmer looking lost for words when discussing his party's Brexit policy on ITV's Good Morning Britain with ...
External Relations / The Conversation   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 14:20:57

Brexit uncertainty made UK 'too risky' for Tesla

Tesla rejected the UK as the location for its first major European plant and chose Germany instead because Brexit uncertainty "made it too risky", Elon Musk has said.
Sky   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 14:13:00

Labour looks to challenge Tories with 'rescue plan' for NHS

Major parties trying to divert election campaigning away from Brexit.
Ashleigh Furlong / Politico   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 14:05:31

'Berlin rocks,' says Elon Musk as he chooses European factory

Elon Musk tells AutoExpress Brexit made the UK "too risky" for his first major European factory.
BBC   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:52:19

General election: Why did Boris Johnson call the vote and how will it affect Brexit?

Snap poll taking place on December 12 as political turmoil deepens
Tom Parfitt / The Independent   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:40:00

McCluskey tells Corbyn to defy calls to extend freedom of movement

Unite leader also urges shadow cabinet to keep quiet about second Brexit referendum Latest election news - live updates Jeremy Corbyn's key union supporter, Unite's Len McCluskey, has told the Labour leader that victory in the general election means winning over the party's traditional working-class supporters with a tough line ...
Larry Elliott / Guardian   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 12:53:26

Brexit drove Tesla to pick Berlin over Britain for new factory - report

Britain missed its chance to host the first European factory of U.S. electric vehicle pioneer Tesla because of Brexit, Chief Executive Elon Musk said in remarks reported on Wednesday.
Reuters   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 12:07:43

British PM Boris Johnson, on campaign trail, to pledge swift resolution on Brexit

Times of India   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 11:42:07

Elon Musk: Brexit uncertainty made it 'too risky' to put Tesla plant in UK

Billionaire picked Berlin for his first European base.
Paul Dallison / Politico   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 11:33:54

EU rules are good for us: Ten examples of positive EU law

After three years of campaigning to stop Brexit, I have had a lot of time to think about EU laws. I studied Law as an undergraduate, then did a Master's in Law and Business on top of my Legal Practice Course (LPC). In that time, I have naturally come across ...
Joel Baccas / New Federalist   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 11:27:04

PM Johnson, on campaign trail, to pledge swift resolution on Brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will promise on Wednesday to end the delays over Britain's departure from the European Union if he wins next month's election and he will describe the opposition Labour Party's plans as political
Reuters   |   Wed, 13 Nov 2019 11:19:36