Brexit News Archive: 15 Jan 2017

Pound falls ahead of Theresa May Brexit speech

The pound sinks below $1.20 ahead of a key speech from Theresa May on Brexit this week.
BBC   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:31:05

Trump says Brexit to be 'a great thing'

The President-elect commented on Brexit and an arms reduction deal with Russia in a recent interview.
CNBC   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:23:00

Sterling below $1.20 ahead of May Brexit speech

PM expected to signal that Britain will fully break out of EU's common market
FT   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:29:43

Theresa May's speech to warn EU of risk of giving UK a raw Brexit deal

PM is expected to build on chancellor's combative language by highlighting other potentially lucrative deals Britain can seek Theresa May will aim to strike a defiant tone in her upcoming Brexit speech on the risks to the rest of the EU of giving Britain a raw deal, echoing the combative ...
Heather Stewart Political editor and Philip Oltermann in Berlin / Guardian   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:04:55

Trump: Brexit 'a great thing,' EU to continue to break apart

NEW YORK (AP) - Wading into foreign affairs days before his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump said England's decision to leave the European Union would "end up being a great thing" and predicted the bloc would continue to break apart.
Associated Press   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:36:00

Theresa May's Brexit plan: what we know so far

Already there are strong hints about the sort of deal UK prime minister would like
FT   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:28:26

Theresa May will finally detail her Brexit plan Tuesday

British Prime Minister Theresa May will detail her plan for Brexit, the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union, in a major speech Tuesday, urging her country to "unite to make a success and build a truly global Britain." Her government has been under fire for delaying its debut of ...
The Week   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 13:44:45

Theresa May to unveil Brexit plan

British Prime Minister Theresa May will urge the country to "make a success and build a truly global Britain" when she makes her most detailed speech yet on the country's plans for Brexit.
CNN   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 11:49:36

Corbyn attacks May's "bargain basement" Brexit plan

Telegraph Video / Telegraph   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 11:38:07

Britain says bad Brexit deal would force it to offer steep tax cuts

Chancellor tells German newspaper: British people are not going to lie down wounded
FT   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 10:11:34

Hammond: No Deal and I'll Make UK Tax Haven of Europe

Fighting talk from Phil Hammond, who tells German paper Die Welt he will make Britain the tax haven of Europe if the EU refuses to agree a reasonable Brexit deal: "If we have no access to the European market, if we are closed off, if Britain were to leave the ...
Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 10:05:56

Theresa May is trapped between a rock and a hard Brexit

The prime minister's simultaneous promises to exit the EU and look after the interests of Remainers simply cannot be given credence Theresa May is hopelessly conflicted. Quite simply, she cannot reconcile her promise to look after the interests of those who voted Remain with her commitment to a hard Brexit. ...
William Keegan / Guardian   |   Sun, 15 Jan 2017 06:59:09

Newspaper headlines: Theresa May's Brexit battle plan

Theresa May's Brexit plan "could see the UK quit the EU single market" claim many of the front pages.
BBC   |   Sat, 14 Jan 2017 23:04:49

Theresa May to side with Eurosceptics in major Brexit speech revealing what she wants from negotiations

Ben Riley-Smith / Telegraph   |   Sat, 14 Jan 2017 22:00:00

Lawmakers urge British PM May to clarify Brexit intentions

LONDON (AP) - A committee of British lawmakers is urging Prime Minister Theresa May to clarify her intentions on Brexit - particularly whether she intends to keep Britain in the European Union's large single market.
Associated Press   |   Sat, 14 Jan 2017 09:21:00

British MPs ask May to detail plan on Brexit by mid-February, urge transitional deal

An influential group of British members of parliament on Saturday called on Prime Minister Theresa May to publish by mid-February her plans for leaving the EU and urged her to prepare for a transitional deal to limit uncertainty for business. The cross-party Brexit committee called for a policy document clarifying ...
Japan Times   |   Sat, 14 Jan 2017 05:29:35

British lawmakers urge Brexit clarity

UK House of Commons' Exiting the EU committee is pushing Theresa May to publish her plan The post British lawmakers urge Brexit clarity appeared first on .
The Associated Press / Macleans   |   Sat, 14 Jan 2017 02:09:00