Brexit News Archive: 19 Nov 2019

British PM And Labour Leader Spar Over Brexit In First Election Debate

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn traded blows Tuesday over Brexit and the health system as they vied for votes during the first ever head-to-head TV debate. The prime-time event, held in Manchester and broadcast on ITV, presented an opportunity for a potentially game-changing moment in ...
IBTimes   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 22:40:38

In testy leadership debate, PM Johnson promises speedy Brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson doubled down on his Brexit promises on Tuesday, saying only he could take Britain out of the European Union quickly in a testy leadership debate with opposition Labour's Jeremy Corbyn.
Reuters   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 22:31:29

Election debate: Johnson and Corbyn clash over Brexit and NHS in ill-tempered showdown

Leaders confronted by audience member in ITV showdown who asks them: 'How can this nation trust you?'
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 22:09:00

Forex Today: Focus on trade wars and Brexit remains top priority

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FX Street   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 21:38:09

In testy leadership debate, PM Johnson promises to deliver Brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised on Tuesday to take Britain out of the European Union by Jan. 31 and to secure a new trade deal by the end of next year, trying to press home his message that only he can deliver Brexit quickly in a leadership debate.
Reuters   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 21:20:53

Johnson promises Brexit on Jan. 31, trade deal in 2020

Seeking Alpha   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 20:47:36

Election debate: Boris Johnson laughed at by ITV audience after saying 'truth matters'

Boris Johnson drew considerable laughter from the audience in the ITV leaders debate by saying he thought the "truth matters".
Andy Gregory / The Independent   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 20:47:02

Brexit takes centre stage in first TV debate of UK election

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn took questions from the audience in a debate broadcast on ITV.
Emilio Casalicchio / Politico   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 20:46:32

PM Johnson promises Brexit by Jan. 31, trade deal by end of 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised on Tuesday to take Britain out of the European Union by Jan. 31 and that he would secure a new trade deal with the bloc by the end of 2020.
Reuters   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 20:30:52

Corbyn challenges Johnson on his NHS meetings with US during TV debate

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have clashed angrily over the NHS at the first TV debate of the general election campaign, as the two leaders rubbished their opponent's approach to Brexit.
Sky   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 20:26:00

Election debate: Corbyn accuses Boris Johnson of wanting to 'sell NHS to Trump' with Brexit deal

Labour leader waves documents released under Freedom of Information request at prime minister during debate
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 20:23:00

ITV Live Debate: Rolling headlines on Brexit

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FX Street   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 20:17:17

ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL - Johnson's 'therapeutic' debate prep

Britain holds an election on Dec. 12, a political gamble by Prime Minister Boris Johnson who sees it as his best chance to break the deadlock in parliament over Brexit.
Reuters   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 17:35:11

Labour's Brexit policy explained

Of all the criticisms of Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party, of which there are many, one of the more prominent in recent times has been the party's ambiguous stance on Brexit. Corbyn would rather not spend all that much time talking about Brexit, preferring to stick to his strengths and discuss ...
Chris Stafford, Doctoral Researcher, University of Nottingham / The Conversation   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 17:21:26

British PM And Labour Leader Face Off In First Election Debate

Britain's Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn go head-to-head Tuesday in their first TV debate of the election campaign, facing scrutiny over their plans for Brexit and more public spending. Johnson, who took over as the leader of the governing Conservatives in July, has held a ...
IBTimes   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 17:06:40

France says its citizens are ignoring Home Office Brexit registration scheme

Three quarters of French nationals living in the UK have not signed up despite several Brexit extensions elapsing
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 17:01:00

Private messages from Brexit-backer Arron Banks leaked online

The Twitter account of Arron Banks, the millionaire businessman who helped fund Nigel Farage's Brexit campaign, has been hacked and private messages leaked online, he has said.
Sky   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:59:00

Brexit campaigner Arron Banks' Twitter account suspended after hack

Furious Leave.eu founder says 'personal data' was put into the public domain
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:14:00

Farage: One of PM's top aides offered Brexit Party candidates jobs

Nigel Farage has alleged that the prime minister's effective chief of staff was involved in offering Brexit Party candidates jobs to stand aside as election candidates.
Sky   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 15:57:00

Brexit Party Crash to 2% in New Kantar Poll

The Tories have surged to an eighteen point lead in Kantar's latest poll, largely as a result of the Brexit Party crashing down to just 2% - a fall of seven points. The Lib Dems are also down one, contributing to the Tories' eight-point rise. Nothing is in the bag ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 15:37:18

A Brexit meltdown at the Mint (Erlam on BNN)

Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at OANDA, tells us why the Royal Mint in London is destroying one million Brexit coins. We're hearing of this on the same day that big money promises continue to be made in the U.K. election campaign and Tory and Labour Party leaders prepare for ...
Craig Erlam / OANDA   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 15:34:01

Hey, big spender! UK debt to pile up under election promises

Whether Brexit purists or radical socialists win Britain's election next month, a deluge of fresh debt is set to bloat the country's 1.6 trillion pound ($2.1 trillion) government bond pile.
Reuters   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 15:32:25

Boris Johnson accused of misleading voters after claiming there is 'absolutely zero' risk of no-deal Brexit

'I believe the trade experts', says ex-treasury minister David Gauke - pointing to consensus rejecting claims of rapid new deal
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 15:31:00

interview with Cass Sunstein: On Abrupt and Unpredictable Social Change

Consider some examples of social movements that led to rapid change: the French Revolution, Russian revolution/ collapse of Soviet Union, the Iranian revolution, the civil rights movements of the 1960s, the rise of environmentalist movement in the 1960s, Brexit, #MeToo, gay marriage, and others. Robert Wiblin and Keiran Harris at ...
Timothy Taylor / Conversable Economist   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 15:00:00

Why a Tory Brexit endangers the rights of workers

As the UK heads to the polls, it is not just deciding on the country's next government but the future of its relationship with the EU. If the Conservatives, led by Boris Johnson, win the election, the party has made clear it is intent on "getting Brexit done". This will ...
Tony Dobbins, Professor of Employment Relations & HR Management, University of Birmingham / The Conversation   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 14:53:16

Sex scandal damages UK royal family's standing: Brexit Party's Farage

Andrew, Queen Elizabeth's second son, denies an allegation that he had sex with a 17-year-old girl procured for him by his friend Jeffrey Epstein, who killed himself in a US prison in August while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.
Times of India   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 14:40:13

Sex scandal damages royal family's standing - Brexit Party's Farage

A sex scandal surrounding Prince Andrew has damaged the standing of Britain's royal family, Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Tuesday.
Reuters   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 14:34:33

In UK, Fear Of Corbyn Outweighs Fear Of Brexit

In UK, Fear Of Corbyn Outweighs Fear Of Brexit Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, This election is no longer primarily about Brexit, it's primarily...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 13:47:00

MEP quits Brexit Party over election candidate's homophobic comments

Scottish MEP says his 'personal values' are 'now in direct conflict with those of the party.'
Paul Dallison / Politico   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 13:15:24

Election debate: Key facts as Johnson and Corbyn prepare for live ITV clash

Prime minister and Labour leader expected to argue over Brexit, NHS and economy during hour-long showdown
Tom Parfitt / The Independent   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 12:10:00

PM Johnson will probably win this uninspiring election, Farage says

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will probably win the Dec. 12 election with a small majority but the campaign has so far been uninspiring with a host of unrealistic promises on both sides, Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Tuesday.
Reuters   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 12:08:31

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. 1. Boris Johnson's government admits it has no plans to carry out an economic assessment of his Brexit deal. The UK Brexit department said there is no "date for an 'economic impact assessment' to take place." 2. SoftBank is reportedly close to taking ...
Yusuf Khan / Money Game   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 12:04:31

Brexit Party MEP Quits Party

It saddens me to leave the @brexitparty_uk today. I WILL NOT AND CANNOT compromise on my personal values, but I will continue to represent Scotland in the European Parliament. - Louis Stedman-Bryce (@Lstedmanbryce) November 19, 2019 In protest of the Brexit Party selecting a candidate who had posted homophobic comments, ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 11:53:29

Boris Johnson news - live: Brexiteer fury after Arron Banks' messages hacked, as PM and Jeremy Corbyn prepare to clash in live TV debate

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Jon Stone, Ashley Cowburn / The Independent   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 11:50:00

The great Brexit gamble - Rabobank

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FX Street   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 11:44:14

Brexit Party under investigation for 'failing to hand over data'

The Brexit Party is being investigated following complaints it failed to hand over the personal data it holds on voters, Sky News can reveal.
Sky   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 11:35:00

Manufacturers see orders rise after no-deal Brexit avoided - CBI

British manufacturers saw a pick-up in orders in November albeit from near decade-low levels, helped by the avoidance of a no-deal Brexit at the end of October, a survey by the Confederation of British Industry showed on Tuesday.
Reuters   |   Tue, 19 Nov 2019 11:33:44

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