Last Updated: 13:09 GMT Thursday, 23 May. 2019

Thanks to Brexit, America Could Now Colonize Great Britain

Knowing that the British are desperate for a deal, Trump could make one, which puts "America First."
John A. Tures / NY Observer   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 13:00:38

Brexit has returned to the headlines - Danske Bank

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FX Street   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 12:49:28

Theresa May clings to power after Brexit gambit backfires

Prime Minister Theresa May was clinging to power on Thursday after her final Brexit gambit backfired, overshadowing a European election that has shown a United Kingdom still riven over its divorce from the EU.
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 12:29:04

UK PM May appoints Mel Stride new Leader of House of Commons: statement

British lawmaker Mel Stride was appointed as the government's Leader of the House of Commons on Thursday, replacing Andrea Leadsom who quit in protest at Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy.
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 12:28:05

May clings to power after Brexit gambit backfires

Prime Minister Theresa May was clinging to power on Thursday after her final Brexit gambit backfired, overshadowing a European election that has shown a United Kingdom still riven over its divorce from the EU.
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 12:25:44

May appoints Mel Stride new Leader of House of Commons - statement

British lawmaker Mel Stride was appointed as the government's Leader of the House of Commons on Thursday, replacing Andrea Leadsom who quit in protest at Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy.
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 12:25:26

Army veteran 'attacked' with milkshake outside polling station for wearing a Brexit rosette

Martin Evans / Telegraph   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 11:51:27

Trade, Brexit, And Disappointing Flash PMIs Weigh On Global Markets

Seeking Alpha   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 11:18:26

Theresa May's government pulls June Brexit vote

Plans to publish Withdrawal Agreement Bill shelved amid growing backlash.
Charlie Cooper / Politico   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 11:14:19

Theresa May's Brexit bill delayed

The government says the publication of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill will not now take place until early June.
BBC   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 10:55:36

May focussed on delivering Brexit, looking forward to Trump visit - spokesman

British Prime Minister Theresa May remains focussed on delivering Brexit and will meet ministers on Thursday, her spokesman said, amid calls for her to resign after her latest plan for leaving the European Union was widely criticised.
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 10:54:38

May Breaks Another Brexit Promise

Theresa May bought herself a stay of execution at the 1922 Committee last week after they agreed that she could have one last chance to try to get her deal through. May promised to bring the Withdrawal Agreement to the Commons the week commencing 3rd June before announcing her resignation ...
Hugh Bennett / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 10:50:36

The suffering caused by austerity helped fuel Brexit - and will only get worse | Frances Ryan

Leaving the EU will make life worse for poor and disabled people - but the anger that led to the vote must be addressed Unless austerity ends, the UK's poorest people face lives that are "solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short". That was the finding on Wednesday from Philip Alston, ...
Frances Ryan / Guardian   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 10:40:57

UK PM May focused on delivering Brexit, looking forward to Trump visit: spokesman

British Prime Minister Theresa May remains focused on delivering Brexit and will meet with ministers on Thursday, her spokesman said, amid calls for her to resign after her latest plan for leaving the European Union was widely criticized.
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 10:39:37

Brexit not on EU's mind as bloc eyes future: Commission

The European Union is focusing on positive agenda and "all the rest" in not on its mind, the spokesman for the bloc's executive said on Thursday when asked about Brexit.
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 10:35:09

UK govt plans to publish Withdrawal Agreement Bill in early June

The British government plans to publish the legislation to enact Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal in the week beginning June 3, government whip Mark Spencer said on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 10:33:08

UK government plans to publish Withdrawal Agreement Bill in early June

The British government plans to publish the legislation to enact Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal in the week beginning June 3, government whip Mark Spencer said on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 10:32:18

Theresa May forced to shelve Brexit vote and publication of bill as crisis deepens

Delay follows the resignation of Andrea Leadsom - with threat that more Brexiteer ministers will follow her, unless legislation is amended or scrapped
Rob Merrick / The Independent   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 10:31:00

Brexit Party Teller Attacked By Milkshake

Don, A Brexit Party teller and 22 year army veteran in Aldershot described as a "popular man with the local community," has been attacked by a man on a bike with a milkshake. Former Army Major Dominic Farrell described the scene... "Bloke on a cycle passed by, saw his rosette, ...
Tom Harwood / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 10:22:37

Trade, Brexit, and Disappointing Flash PMIs Weigh on Global Markets

Overview: The deterioration of the investment climate is spurring the sales of stocks and the buying of bonds. The dollar is firm. China and the US appear to be digging as if the trade tensions will remain for some time and the breech is beginning to look too big for ...
Marc Chandler / Marc to Market   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 10:19:33

British minister Gove will not resign: BBC reporter

Michael Gove, Britain's environment minister and a high-profile Brexit supporter, will not follow his colleague Andrea Leadsom and resign, a BBC reporter quoted him as saying on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 10:14:32

Brexit-bound UK, Netherlands kick off EU elections

Voters in the UK and the Netherlands are the first to vote in elections being held across the European Union.
Al Jazeera   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 10:12:56

Govt shelves key Brexit bill amid PM speculation

The government has delayed publication of key Brexit legislation as the prime minister listens to MPs' about the bill.
Sky   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 10:07:00

Risk of no-deal Brexit is building - Irish finance minister

The risk that Britain leaves the European Union without an exit deal is increasing, Ireland's Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 10:00:09

Gove will not resign - BBC reporter

Michael Gove, Britain's environment minister and a high-profile Brexit supporter, will not follow his colleague Andrea Leadsom and resign, a BBC reporter quoted him as saying on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 09:57:11

Trade woes sink shares, Brexit weighs on sterling

World shares made it four days in the red in the last five on Thursday as concerns grew that the China-U.S. trade conflict was fast turning into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies.
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 09:20:02

European elections: Extra police deployed for polling day amid fears of violent clashes

'We would never normally need that sort of support. We do now. The tone is just fundamentally different,' says senior officer
Tom Batchelor / The Independent   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 09:08:00

Factbox: Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister?

Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure from lawmakers in her own party to resign immediately after a backlash to her final Brexit gambit.
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 08:54:24

Timeline: Theresa May - three tumultuous Downing Street years

Theresa May took over as prime minister when David Cameron bowed out, defeated in the Brexit referendum of June 2016. Since then May's time in Downing Street has been defined by her attempts - frustrated time and again - to get Britain out of the EU.
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 08:49:33

All you need to know about the European Parliament elections

The European Parliament vote is often considered mundane but with Brexit and rising populism, this year could surprise.
Al Jazeera   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 08:47:16

How Farage's Brexit Party Is Destroying The UK Political Establishment

Since Nigel Farage officially launched the 'Brexit Party' six weeks during a coming-out party in Coventry, Farage and his allies have ridden widespread frustration with a seemingly ineffectual British political establishment to the top of the polls, attracting waves of defectors from the Tories and Labour. The most recent polls ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 08:39:48

What Happens Next in Brexit?

It's three years since Britain voted to leave the European Union, but the Brexit saga drags on. Departure day has been postponed twice, and what kind of divorce the U.K. really wants isn't yet clear. Parliament is deadlocked, having repeatedly rejected the withdrawal agreement negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May. ...
Washington Post   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 08:36:33

Being anti-European Union and pro-Brexit does not make one a nationalist

The European Parliament elections start today and finish at the weekend (May 23-26). The Europe Elects site provides updated information about the opinion polls and seat projections, although given the disastrous showing of the polls in last Saturday's Australian federal...
bill / Bill Mitchell   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 08:32:07

Mayday for UK PM as Brexit revolt could force her out of power in days

British Prime Minister Theresa May was staring at the prospect of her political career coming to an inglorious end – possibly within days – after her final attempt to save her unpopular Brexit deal met condemnation in parliament and a senior government figure resigned.The beleaguered premier is in the last ...
Agencies / South China Morning Post   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 08:22:12

Brexit is the road to nowhere, whoever is driving the car

Brexit has ground to a halt. Theresa May will put her deal to Parliament again and it will fail again. At this rate we will come to the end of the extension period having achieved nothing. Which isn't surprising, given ... Continue reading →
Rick / Flip Chart Fairy Tales   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 08:09:26

British PM May in peril over Brexit on EU election day

Prime Minister Theresa May was under intense pressure to name a date for her departure after her final Brexit gambit failed, overshadowing a European election that will show a United Kingdom still riven by divisions over its EU divorce.
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 07:55:59

Theresa May defies clamour for her to quit

Prime minister ploughs on with attempt to pass Brexit deal
FT   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 07:55:31

May in peril over Brexit on EU election day

Prime Minister Theresa May was under intense pressure to name a date for her departure after her final Brexit gambit failed, overshadowing a European election that will show a United Kingdom still riven by divisions over its EU divorce.
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 07:04:54

Theresa May in peril over Brexit on EU election day

Prime Minister Theresa May was under intense pressure to name a date for her departure after her final Brexit gambit failed, overshadowing a European election that will show a United Kingdom still riven by divisions over its EU divorce.
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 06:48:51

After Trump and Brexit, the EU Parliament vote could further a populist wave

European voters will elect 751 lawmakers, and anti-EU parties could take more than a third of the seats in the European Parliament.
Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 06:42:39

AJ Bell shrugs off Brexit angst with 27% leap in profits

Wealth manager's shares have rallied sharply since its IPO last year
FT   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 06:34:53

Brexit news - live: Theresa May 'expected to resign tomorrow' as Conservative face battering in European elections

Follow latest updates from Westminster as PM prepares for Downing Street exit
Ashley Cowburn, Chris Baynes / The Independent   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 06:18:00

UK Deep State Plots To Thwart Brexit

Authored by George Callaghan via The Duran, Decades ago the British deep state hatched a nefarious plot against the British people. The elite wanted to foist European unity on an unwilling populace. The notion of the conceited Whitehall elite was that the peasants were stupid and the mandarins knew best. ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 06:00:00

Amid Brexit turmoil, May expected to announce resignation on Friday, report says

British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected on Friday to announce her departure from office, The Times reported, without citing a source. May would remain ...
No Author / Japan Times   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 05:59:55

UPDATE 1-In latest blow to Britain's May, Leadsom resigns over new Brexit approach

Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from British Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet on Wednesday, saying she could no longer support the government's approach after May's latest gambit to pass her Brexit deal backfired. "I no longer believe that our approach will deliver on the referendum result," Leadsom, who served ...
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 05:38:42

UK: Brexit back to the headlines - Danske Bank

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FX Street   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 05:01:20

Even in Parts of England That Rely on the EU, European Elections Are a Circus

BATH, England-In the run-up to the 2016 referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union, people living in England's South West had more at stake than most. Even though their region benefits from significant EU funds for development, many of them were pro-Brexit. Three years on, as the ...
Jon Allsop / The Atlantic   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 05:00:00

Pivotal moment for EU as voters choose between unity and disruption

Citizens from 28 countries will cast their votes in European parliamentary elections this week in what many politicians say could be one of the bloc's most pivotal moments.
CNN   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 04:02:08

Sell May and go away

Prepared by Jeff Halley, Senior Market Analyst Sell May and go away The old stock investing adage of "sell in May and go away" took a distinctively British turn last night, with UK Prime Minister Theresa May's tenure on its last legs after her latest Brexit proposal was shot down ...
Andrew Robinson / OANDA   |   Thu, 23 May 2019 02:32:13

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