Brexit News Archive: 09 Dec 2019

Brexit Party councillors caught on hidden camera in racist tirade against Asian people

Activist in key target seat of Hartlepool said Muslims are 'outbreeding us' and 'live like animals' - boasting he tried to bury a pig's head under a mosque
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Mon, 9 Dec 2019 22:43:00

General election news - live: Tories accused of spreading false claim aide was hit by Labour protester

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Adam Forrest, Lizzy Buchan / The Independent   |   Mon, 9 Dec 2019 22:02:00

Brexit, Actually

This is a parody. A parody by the Prime Minister and it works. Probably the best ad of the campaign... The post Brexit, Actually appeared first on Guido Fawkes .
order-order / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 9 Dec 2019 22:00:00

General election 2019: Brexit Party expels activists over racist remarks

A councillor and party official were filmed making the comments on the election campaign trail.
BBC   |   Mon, 9 Dec 2019 21:18:24

'Brexit identity' more important to voters than party allegiance

The 2016 referendum left the UK deeply divided.
Al Jazeera   |   Mon, 9 Dec 2019 21:02:15

Boris Johnson under fire after grabbing reporter’s phone when shown photo of sick boy in run-up to UK general election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson came under fire on Monday for his response to being shown a photo of a sick child lying on a hospital floor ahead of the December 12 Conservatives lead the opposition Labour Party in opinion polls, with Brexit and the future of the country’s public ...
Reuters / South China Morning Post   |   Mon, 9 Dec 2019 20:23:38

Tories Lead UK Election Polls, But Brexit Not Guaranteed To Happen

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson held a double-digit lead in electoral polls ahead of Thursday's general election, which could potentially see the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. A poll by Britain Elects during the weekend indicated Conservatives leading Labour with 42% of the votes versus 32%. But the Conservatives' ...
IBTimes   |   Mon, 9 Dec 2019 17:43:20

Dan Snow endorses Lib Dems over 'profoundly incompetent' Boris Johnson and 'economically illiterate' Jeremy Corbyn

Television presenter laments 'parlous state' of two main parties but praises Jo Swinson and insists Brexit can still be stopped
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Mon, 9 Dec 2019 16:27:00

UK's 'Brexit Election' Campaign Enters Final Straight

Britain's election campaign entered its frenetic final straight Monday with Prime Minister Boris Johnson trying to lock in the votes needed to draw a line under years of arguments and paralysis over European Union membership. Johnson is hoping Thursday's poll hands his ruling Conservatives the majority needed to push through ...
IBTimes   |   Mon, 9 Dec 2019 16:09:49

'There will be checks': Ireland intervenes after Boris Johnson accused of lying to voters about Brexit deal

Irish government says there will clearly be checks as part of deal
Jon Stone / The Independent   |   Mon, 9 Dec 2019 15:33:00

The Brexit election: How to follow all the drama on Sky News

The fastest results service, the sharpest analysis and a very special guest - Sky News is the place to watch all the drama of election night unfold.
Sky   |   Mon, 9 Dec 2019 15:19:00

Who should I vote for? Compare party manifestos

Compare where the parties stand on key issues - from Brexit and the NHS to education and the environment.
BBC   |   Mon, 9 Dec 2019 15:16:05

Boris Hints at TV Licence Reform

Speaking in the Brexit heartland of Sunderland this afternoon, the Prime Minister was asked about TV licence reform. While not making any explicit commitment, his answer pricked Guido's ears - claiming he is "certainly looking at it", and going on to say "you have to ask yourself whether that kind ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 9 Dec 2019 14:21:03

Νέα για το BREXIT PARTY του

Ο της νέα του (Reform Party), για την που ο το από την με τη που για την ο ότι θα τη του να τη των νέο θα σε της η της των και οι του θα η της BREXIT από τον για το αν και το του ο έχω ...
Unknown / Eglimatikotita   |   Mon, 9 Dec 2019 14:08:03

Gary Lineker accuses Boris Johnson of 'nauseating xenophobia'

Former England and Leicester player criticises Prime Minister over stance on immigration
Samuel Lovett / The Independent   |   Mon, 9 Dec 2019 13:41:00

Who are the Papers Backing?

Guido brings you another rolling list, this time of who the papers are backing in the 2019 election. Stay tuned for rolling updates... Conservative Express: "So let's put Boris behind the wheel, rev up the engine for Brexit Britain and power ahead to prosperity instead." Spectator: "Never in our country's ...
Christian Calgie / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 9 Dec 2019 13:30:13

Election 2019: what's at play in Northern Ireland?

Northern Ireland is well known for its deep divisions. But as the 2019 general election approaches its five main political parties are united on at least one thing - strong opposition to the Brexit deal negotiated by Boris Johnson's government with the European Union. Unionist parties fear that the current ...
James Pow, Lecturer, School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, Queen's University Belfast / The Conversation   |   Mon, 9 Dec 2019 12:08:49

Labour's 'red wall' creaks as loyal voters consider other parties

Brexit has transformed traditional electoral battle lines. Can the ruling Conservatives win over Labour heartlands?
Al Jazeera   |   Mon, 9 Dec 2019 11:53:11

Why Britain's Brexit election won't end the crisis

FT's David Bond compares policies in the Tory, Labour and Lib Dem manifestos
FT   |   Mon, 9 Dec 2019 11:42:35

UK Labour's McDonnell: Markets realize PM Johnson's promises on Brexit are not implementable

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FX Street   |   Mon, 9 Dec 2019 11:40:44

Brexit: Leaked government memo warns of 'major challenges' in implementing Boris Johnson's deal

Document casts doubt over PM's promise to ensure that UK fully leaves EU at end of 2020 and admits 'legal and political impact' of missing deadline
Benjamin Kentish / The Independent   |   Mon, 9 Dec 2019 11:35:00

Question Time Under 30s Special: Key facts as all seven political parties to face grilling by young people

Senior figures from each party to face questions from audience of young voters
Emma Snaith / The Independent   |   Mon, 9 Dec 2019 11:15:09