Tag: BREXIT

EU grants new Brexit delay to Jan. 31

The European Union agreed to delay Brexit until Jan. 31 next year on Monday — just three days before it was due to take place. European Council President Donald Tusk said on Twitter that the EU’s 27 other countries agreed to accept “the UK’s request for a Brexit flextension until 31 January, 2020. The decision […]

Nigel Farage says anger over Brexit deal is ‘unlike anything I have ever seen before’

Watch the latest video at foxnews.com Former United Kingdom Independence Party leader Nigel Farage, who launched the Brexit campaign in the U.K., said Sunday that the anger among British voters regarding the latest developments with the Brexit deal is “unlike anything I have ever seen before.” Appearing on “Fox & Friends” from London on Sunday […]

Boris Johnson ‘on brink of Brexit deal’ after border concessions

Negotiators understood to have agreed in principle to customs border down Irish Sea Boris Johnson appears to be on the brink of reaching a Brexit deal after making major concessions to EU demands over the Irish border. A draft text of the agreement could now be published on Wednesday if Downing Street gives the final green light, […]

Johnson Says Divorce Talks at ‘Difficult Moment’: Brexit Update

Boris Johnson skipped a planned press conference with his Luxembourgish counterpart Xavier Bettel, which was set up close to a noisy group of anti-Brexit protesters. In his absence, Bettel called Brexit a “nightmare” and said it was up to Johnson to find a way out of the impasse. Earlier, the U.K. prime minister met European […]

Brexit: EU considers using disaster fund for no deal

The European Commission is considering allowing EU countries to apply for cash to cope with a no-deal Brexit using a special emergency fund. Officials are working on a plan to classify no deal as a “major disaster”, a category normally used to describe destructive natural events such as earthquakes or major floods. The move would […]

Boris Johnson ‘confident’ EU will back down in Brexit talks

PM says ‘backstop just doesn’t work’ in run-up to meetings with Merkel and Macron Boris Johnson has claimed that EU leaders will change their positions and allow the UK to scrap the Brexit backstop in the withdrawal agreement. As the prime minister prepares for face-to-face talks with Angela Merkel of Germany and Emmanuel Macron of […]

Neither EU Nor U.K. Ready for No-Deal Brexit

Neither the European Union nor Britain is ready for a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31, according to a study of contingency plans by the U.K.’s biggest business lobby group. “There are no areas of relevance to the economy where the U.K., EU and the business community are all prepared well enough for no deal,” the […]

Theresa May Secretly Be Considering a New Brexit Referendum

Nothing surprises any more in the chaotic mess that is Brexit. Amid a crisis in confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May’s government, and calls for her to resign, she continues to fight for a Brexit deal, which will, nearly three years after the initial vote, finally extricate the United Kingdom from the European Union. All […]

UK should ‘cool down’ and drop #Brexit – Socialist candidate to head European Commission

Britain should use the next few months to “cool down and rethink” its decision to leave the European Union, the socialist candidate to head the next European Commission, Frans Timmermans, said last week, writes Peter Maushagen. Two weeks ago, EU leaders gave Britain an extension of its departure date until 31 October, with the possibility […]

Theresa May: no-deal preparations will continue despite Brexit delay

UK prime minister writes to civil service to rebuke reports contingency plans were being wound down Theresa May has written to civil servants saying no-deal preparations must carry on despite a new October deadline for the UK’s exit from the European Union. An email seen by the Guardian shows that the prime minister has told […]