Brexit News Archive: 28 Nov 2019

BBC demands Tories take down Facebook election adverts featuring its presenters

'This is a completely unacceptable use of content which distorts our output,' bosses say
Jon Sharman / The Independent   |   Thu, 28 Nov 2019 22:58:37

Boris Johnson replaced by melting ice on UK TV climate debate

Boris Johnson was replaced by a melting ice sculpture of planet Earth with his party's logo on, as was Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage, who also declined to attend.
AFP / Financial Express   |   Thu, 28 Nov 2019 22:00:34

UK bankers show Thanksgiving restraint while US banks give thanks

Heading a British bank looks like a low-paid task as the country navigates Brexit
FT   |   Thu, 28 Nov 2019 20:23:47

Net migration to UK falls to lowest in almost six years

Net migration to Britain fell to its lowest level in nearly six years during the year to June, driven by a pre-Brexit fall in the arrival of European Union (EU) citizens moving for work, official data showed on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 28 Nov 2019 17:56:11

ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL - A Lovely Day in the UK to 'Get Breakfast Done'

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   |   Thu, 28 Nov 2019 17:47:36

DUP hits out Johnson's 'excessively bureaucratic' Brexit plan

The DUP has criticised Boris Johnson's planned East-West checks in his Brexit deal, saying they would be "excessively bureaucratic".
Sky   |   Thu, 28 Nov 2019 17:16:00

Donald Trump, Brexiteers and other populist politicians mean market appeasers have replaced ‘bond vigilantes’ – for now

Remember the “bond vigilantes”? These were the bond traders who wielded significant influence in markets in the two decades leading up the 2008 financial crisis. Averse to fiscal profligacy, they punished governments whose finances were deemed to be on an unsustainable path by driving up their borrowing costs.The power of ...
Nicholas Spiro / South China Morning Post   |   Thu, 28 Nov 2019 17:00:08

Virgin Money: risin' up

Better times lie ahead for profitable lending groups, albeit amid Brexit gloom
FT   |   Thu, 28 Nov 2019 16:21:48

14 Days to Go

TORIES Trying to downplay YouGov poll to avoid voter complacency Advertising the cost of Corbyn Boris avoiding Channel 4 debate on climate tonight Second election ad tonight Topline(s): Get Brexit Done LABOUR Shift to more pro-Brexit messaging in the north after YouGov projects big losses Launch of Green Manifesto - ...
Christian Calgie / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Thu, 28 Nov 2019 16:21:39

'Brexit Election' Feeds Northern Ireland's Bitter Divide

Britain's "Brexit election" may be hardening opinion about Northern Ireland's status, widening a gulf that characterised the province's bloody and still unsettled sectarian past. Political parties across the country are campaigning before polling on December 12, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson hoping to secure a majority to get his divorce ...
IBTimes   |   Thu, 28 Nov 2019 15:25:29

Brexit could cut UK car production in half

UK auto production is already plummeting and Brexit could make things even worse, limiting annual output to just 1 million cars a year, about half what the industry was planning to make in 2020 just a few years ago.
CNN   |   Thu, 28 Nov 2019 14:35:47

Pound hits six-month high against euro, but trade worries weigh on stocks - business live

Rolling coverage of the latest economics and financial news Latest: Pound rallies after YouGov poll House prices up 0.5% in November Fastest monthly inflation since July 2018 Annual house price inflation at 0.8% 1.55pm GMT Time for a quick recap. 1.50pm GMT German inflation has picked up, but remains low ...
Graeme Wearden / Guardian   |   Thu, 28 Nov 2019 13:55:19

Leaked papers hint at post-Brexit trade priorities for UK, US

Apart from the National Health Service, negotiators also talked agricultural standards, food labeling and climate change.
Emilio Casalicchio / Politico   |   Thu, 28 Nov 2019 13:54:24

Sterling rise underscores optimism over Tory win forecast

Analysts say a Conservative victory would clear a more certain path for Brexit
FT   |   Thu, 28 Nov 2019 13:43:43

Labour Realise Public Cares About Brexit

The BBC is reporting Labour woke up this morning, saw the results of YouGov's MRP constituency poll and finally realised the British public care about Brexit. It seems like only yesterday Labour took Sky News to court for describing this as the 'Brexit Election'... The seismic poll - which projects ...
Christian Calgie / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Thu, 28 Nov 2019 13:10:11

Can Luciana Berger win in UK's most Jewish constituency?

Finchley used to be a Labour-Tory marginal but Brexit and anti-Semitism have reshaped the contest
FT   |   Thu, 28 Nov 2019 13:03:50

Boris Johnson's Brexit policy risks no-deal crash-out next year that will trigger a recession and return to austerity, expert IFS analysis indicates

Instittute for Fiscal Studies says it is 'plausible' to expect a £50 billion boost to UK economy if Brexit is cancelled
Andrew Woodcock / The Independent   |   Thu, 28 Nov 2019 12:56:00

UK think tank: No EU trade deal after Brexit risks more austerity

Neither the Conservatives nor the Labour Party have put forward credible manifestos, says the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
Cristina Gallardo / Politico   |   Thu, 28 Nov 2019 12:54:39

DUP manifesto vows to oppose Brexit deal struck by Boris Johnson

DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds said his party wanted a 'sensible' Brexit deal.
Emilio Casalicchio / Politico   |   Thu, 28 Nov 2019 12:43:37

General election 2019: DUP will still seek changes to Brexit deal

The party reiterates its opposition to the prime minister's Brexit deal, at the launch of its election manifesto.
BBC   |   Thu, 28 Nov 2019 12:00:07

Miliband Lies to Constituents that he Voted for Brexit

Ed Miliband's leaflet to his Brexit-voting Doncaster constituents includes the usual Labour lies about the NHS; however, it stretches the truth more than most when it comes to Brexit. The leaflet claims Miliband "voted nine times in Parliament for a deal". In reality, he has not voted for a single ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Thu, 28 Nov 2019 11:26:32

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