Brexit News Archive: 05 Nov 2016

Elections Podcast Countdown: 3 Days

As the 2016 campaign comes to a close, the FiveThirtyEight Elections podcast team is recording daily episodes. Listen above for the latest installment, in which we hit the diner to discuss the final days of the campaign, the lessons of Brexit and the reports of a surge in early voting ...
FiveThirtyEight / FiveThirtyEight   |   Sat, 5 Nov 2016 23:34:58

UPDATE 1-UK's Labour has 'bottom line' for supporting Brexit vote -Corbyn

LONDON, Nov 5 (Reuters) - The head of Britain's opposition Labour Party will try to block divorce talks with the European Union if the government does not agree to Labour's Brexit demands,...
Reuters   |   Sat, 5 Nov 2016 23:14:56

UK's Labour has 'bottom line' for supporting Brexit vote -Corbyn

LONDON, Nov 5 (Reuters) - The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party has said his party will try to block the start of divorce talks with the European Union if the government does not guarantee...
Reuters   |   Sat, 5 Nov 2016 22:31:27

UK's Labour Party leader says government has no Brexit plans

LONDON (AP) - The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party says Prime Minister Theresa May's government is resisting "democratic scrutiny" of the Brexit process because it has not developed any plans for leaving the 28-nation bloc.
Associated Press   |   Sat, 5 Nov 2016 18:48:26

Belfast, Brexit and relations over the Irish border

The question of peace is independent of the UK's withdrawal from the EU
FT   |   Sat, 5 Nov 2016 18:00:43

US elections: Why economic anxiety is on the rise

We ask what kind of economy the new US president will inherit and why the world is afraid of a potential Brexit moment.
Al Jazeera   |   Sat, 5 Nov 2016 16:07:16

Lord chancellor bows to pressure to support Brexit judges

Liz Truss says legal process must be followed after Article 50 high court setback
FT   |   Sat, 5 Nov 2016 15:45:20

Brexit case woman gets death, rape threats

Online trolls angered by this week's bombshell UK court ruling that the Brexit process cannot begin until Parliament has had its say have directed rape and death threats at Gina Miller, the woman behind the legal case.
CNN   |   Sat, 5 Nov 2016 13:37:32

UPDATE 1-UK lawmakers demand end to attacks on Brexit ruling judges

LONDON, Nov 5 (Reuters) - British politicians called for an end to harsh criticism of judges who this week dealt a blow to the government's Brexit preparations, with a former attorney general saying...
Reuters   |   Sat, 5 Nov 2016 12:22:33

Hilary Benn: Ruling will not derail Brexit

The Labour MP says there is a duty not to undermine the judges
BBC   |   Sat, 5 Nov 2016 12:06:55

Bar Council urges Truss to back judges

Bar Council urges Lord Chancellor Liz Truss to condemn "unjustified attacks on judiciary" over court Brexit ruling
BBC   |   Sat, 5 Nov 2016 11:53:06

Brexit ruling raises prospect of early elections in UK

CNBC looks at Brexit's big questions since Thursday's High Court ruling that lawmakers must be involved in the U.K.'s European Union exit process.
CNBC   |   Sat, 5 Nov 2016 11:48:00

Brexit is Jeopardizing Britain's Intellectual Legacy

LONDON-On a recent afternoon in October, a group of academics gathered in a spare basement lecture hall in the underbelly of King's College London to discuss their university's post-Brexit future. The academics, who hailed from a range of disciplines and nationalities, knew that the campaign to leave the European Union ...
Linda Kinstler / The Atlantic   |   Sat, 5 Nov 2016 09:00:00

UK lawmakers demand end to attacks on Brexit ruling judges

LONDON, Nov 5 (Reuters) - British politicians called for an end to the harsh criticism of judges who dealt a blow to the government's Brexit preparations, with a former attorney general saying the...
Reuters   |   Sat, 5 Nov 2016 08:41:38

Brexit Detour Lifts British Pound, Hammers Stocks

Agence France-Presse/Getty ImagesA U.K. court ruling requiring Parliament to approve the May government's Brexit process rattles investors but likely won't derail exit plans.Agence France-Presse/Getty ImagesA U.K. court ruling requiring Parliament to approve the May government's Brexit process rattles investors but likely won't derail exit plans.Agence France-Presse/Getty ImagesA U.K. court ruling ...
Barrons   |   Sat, 5 Nov 2016 04:38:17

UK's PM Theresa May says Brexit timetable 'unchanged', confident of winning appeal against shock ruling

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday told European leaders that her March deadline for triggering Brexit negotiations "remains unchanged" despite a court ruling that she first needs parliament's approval. May told European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the "government's planned timetable for notification of ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Sat, 5 Nov 2016 04:04:51

PM urged to calm the backlash against Brexit ruling

Conservative MPs say Theresa May should curb criticism of the High Court ruling on leaving the EU.
BBC   |   Sat, 5 Nov 2016 03:56:53

Jeremy Corbyn calls for more transparency over Brexit plan

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urges ministers to put their Brexit plans to Parliament "without delay".
BBC   |   Sat, 5 Nov 2016 02:21:44

Newspaper review: Snap elections and Michael Buble's son

Brexit is the main story for most papers - while Michael Buble's son also features on the front pages.
BBC   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 23:57:20

Ministers preparing for early general election after Tory MP quits over Brexit

Peter Dominiczak / Telegraph   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 22:00:00

What Brexit Means For The Euro

BY JERRY L. JORDAN -- The decision by a majority of British voters will have significant implications for the viability of the euro.
Capital Flows, Contributor / Forbes   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 19:55:00

Brexit roadmap: What happens next after shock court ruling

The road to Brexit just got even bumpier after a bombshell court ruling. Here's what will happen now.
CNN   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 19:50:36

Tory MP Stephen Phillips quits over 'irreconcilable differences'

A Conservative MP who backed Brexit quits over differences" with the government.
BBC   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 19:48:05

Italy's economic pain becomes Canada's gain

Unlike Brexit-bound Britain and Donald Trump's vision of America, Canada has no intention of shutting its borders
ERIC REGULY / Globe and Mail   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 19:42:50

4 factors that could put the brakes on Brexit

CNN   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 19:22:13

Sterling gains as fears of hard Brexit ease

Blow to May as MP quits and High Court judges face Leave fury
FT   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 19:11:16

Brexit court ruling exposes bitter divide in the UK

MP resignation, tabloid anger, and angry hashtags, a day after judges rule Brexit needs parliamentary approval.
Al Jazeera   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 18:39:58

Sterling soars on Trump jitters and Brexit hopes

Political upheaval helps pound end week almost 3% higher against US dollar - its best performance since October 2009 Speculation that the UK could avoid a hard Brexit from the European Union, and fears that Donald Trump might snatch a last-minute victory in the race for the White House, have ...
Larry Elliott / Guardian   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 18:29:36

Liverpool opens Brexit Britain's 'link to the world'

New £400m container terminal aims to dominate shipping trade with the Americas
FT   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 18:03:28

The High Court's ruling means a better Brexit

The High Court has ruled that the government cannot trigger Article 50 to start the process of leaving the EU without an act of parliament. Unless and until the Supreme Court overturns that decision, that is now the law. The row that ... Continue reading →
Flip Chart Fairy Tales   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 18:02:04

Brexit: May 'confident' of winning Article 50 case appeal

Theresa May tells EU leaders she believes she will win an appeal against a court ruling on Article 50.
BBC   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 17:39:07

How EU is tooling up for Brexit

CNN   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 17:36:30

Spread up to post-Brexit high of 162 (2)

Rome, November 4 - The spread between Italian and German 10-year bonds, a gauge of Italy's borrowing costs and investor confidence, closed eight points up on a post-Brexit high of 162 points Friday compared to Thursday's close of 154 points. The yield surged to 1.751%. The spread has risen this ...
Gazzetta Del Sud   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 17:29:00

A ruling in Belfast makes the high court's Brexit decision even more complicated than you think

Ms Jane Campbell / Shutterstock.com Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union is certainly generating its fair share of headaches. The latest has been brought on by a ruling by the High Court of Justice in England that says the British government cannot invoke the article, triggering Brexit ...
Joanne Hunt, Reader in Law, Cardiff University / The Conversation   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 17:11:20

Brexit Is Even More Complicated After Court Ruling

If investors think the British High Court's ruling Thursday made Brexit less likely, they will probably be disappointed, Stephen Fidler writes. The odds are that the court's decision will just make Brexit messier.
WSJ   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 17:04:28

WSJ City's Brexit Briefing: May Reassures Over Article 50, Brexit's Getting Messier

Good afternoon from London. Here's essential reading for the City on today's Brexit developments from WSJ City. For updates throughout the day, you can download WSJ City for iPhone here or Android here. You'll need to open this email on your mobile device to do this. And you can sign ...
MoneyBeat   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 16:55:56

US sports anchor Gina Miller abused in Brexit mix up

A US sports TV presenter is flooded with online abuse after being mistaken for the Brexit campaigner Gina Miller.
BBC   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 16:51:49

Court ruling will not delay Britain's Brexit timetable

A court decision demanding that MPs have more say over Britain's exit from the European Union will make no difference to the government's timetable to quit the bloc, British Foreign Secretary Boris Jo
euronews   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 16:40:08

Words of the year: 'Brexit,' 'Trumpism'

So it turns out Britain's voters aren't the only ones backing Brexit. The term -- a fixture in headlines around the world throughout 2016 -- has been named Word of the Year.
CNN   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 16:36:19

Could pro-Remain MPs and peers scupper Brexit?

If the government has to put legislation to trigger Article 50 to the vote - could pro-Remain MPs see off Brexit?
BBC   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 16:09:14

Brexit by-election: Tory MP Stephen Phillips quits citing 'irreconcilable policy differences with the current Government' over Brexit

Laura Hughes / Telegraph   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 15:48:28

High Court ruling on Brexit invokes rage on social media

A High Court ruling concerning Brexit has angered the U.K. press and public; many expressed their frustration on social media.
CNBC   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 15:39:00

Wetherspoon boss Tim Martin: 'The EU became a quasi-religion, and universities are the modern-day seminaries'

The founder of the no-nonsense pub chain is famous for his Brexit beermats - but does not share in the fury over this week's high court decision, and is all for migration. So what does drive this multi-millionaire bar-room philosopher? Every time I interview a Brexiteer, I come away more ...
Decca Aitkenhead / Guardian   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 15:32:45

Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Dan Loeb Is Treating Election Day Like Brexit 2.0

Billionaire Daniel Loeb is increasing his hedges and lowering his overall market exposure ahead of Tuesday's presidential election, treating the vote in the same way he positioned for Brexit.
Antoine Gara, Forbes Staff / Forbes   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 15:16:00

The Brexit verdict

Who are the 11 Supreme Court justices expected to preside over the government's appeal against the High Court ruling that Article 50 cannot be invoked without Parliament's support?
BBC   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 14:53:30

Spread rises back to 160 (2)

Rome, November 4 - The spread between Italian and German 10-year bond yields, a measure of market confidence in Italy, rose back to 160 basis points Friday. The yield rose to 1.732%. The spread has been as high as 162, a new post-Brexit high, this week amid fears of a ...
Gazzetta Del Sud   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 14:52:00

UK's May tells EU Brexit timetable 'unchanged' despite shock ruling

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Nov. 4 told European leaders that her March deadline for triggering Brexit negotiations "remains unchanged" despite a court ruling that she first needs parliament's approval, AFP reported.
Hurriyet   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 14:35:10

UK's Johnson: Court ruling won't interfere with Brexit plans

BERLIN (AP) - A court ruling requiring a greater say for lawmakers in Britain's exit from the European Union shouldn't derail the government's timetable, the British foreign secretary said Friday. His German counterpart called for negotiations to start "as soon as possible."
Associated Press   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 14:29:06

What Brexit Britain wants from India

Prime Minister Theresa May is visiting India on her first official visit outside Europe in the hunt for trade.
CNN   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 14:01:02

Brexit court ruling: Scenarios that may unfold in Britain

LONDON (AP) - A High Court ruling that Britain's Parliament must give approval before Prime Minister Theresa May triggers the formal process of taking Britain out of the European Union has cast some uncertainty over Brexit.
Associated Press   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 13:53:41

Q&A: The big issues around Brexit now

CNBC looks at Brexit's big questions since Thursday's High Court ruling that lawmakers must be involved in the U.K.'s European Union exit process.
CNBC   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 13:12:00

U.K. tabloids spew hatred over Brexit court ruling

Britain's biggest newspapers are going after the judges who delivered a shock Brexit ruling and the woman who brought the case.
CNN   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 12:39:55

U.K's Phillips Quits Over May's Handling of Brexit

Stephen Phillips, a lawmaker from Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party, said he is resigning his seat with immediate effect over policy differences with the current government." Phillips, a lawyer who works as a judge as well as sitting in the House of Commons, campaigned for Brexit, but protested at ...
OANDA   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 12:13:37

Tory MP Stephen Phillips resigns over Brexit

Eurosceptic was angered by government's attempt to bypass parliament on Article 50
FT   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 12:04:45

Germany's Deutsche Bahn shelves plan to sell UK unit shares

BERLIN (AP) - German railway operator Deutsche Bahn is shelving plans to sell shares in its British unit Arriva on the London Stock Exchange following Britain's vote to leave the European Union.
Associated Press   |   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 12:00:59

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