Brexit News Archive: 31 Jan 2017

Theresa May on track to pass Brexit bill

Opposition to Article 50 drains away at start of emotional parliamentary debate
FT   |   Tue, 31 Jan 2017 15:57:57

UK Supreme Court Ruling Brings Greater Legitimacy to Brexit

Last week, in an 8-3 vote, the UK Supreme Court ruled that the Government of Prime Minister Theresa May must seek new legislation before starting negotiations to leave the EU-the so-called Brexit. The Prime Minister had argued that, in light ...
Online Library of Law and Liberty   |   Tue, 31 Jan 2017 12:56:12

Site That Helped Battle Brexit Will Fund Lawyers Challenging Trump Muslim Ban

function WASHINGTON ― CrowdJustice, a prominent British fundraising platform for legal representation, launched in the U.S. Tuesday, accepting donations for its first American case: a complaint in Virginia against President Donald Trump 's executive order on refugees and immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries. British activists used the for-profit company's system ...
Huffington Post   |   Tue, 31 Jan 2017 12:31:29

Everything you need to know about the Brexit Bill in five minutes

LONDON - MPs will on Tuesday and Wednesday debate whether the UK should trigger Article 50 - the two-year process by which Britain leaves the European Union. The debate is expected to be long, confusing, and ultimately exhausting, so here's our brief guide to everything you need to know about ...
Business Insider   |   Tue, 31 Jan 2017 11:58:17

Top City Lobby Group U-Turns and Embraces Brexit

Number one square mile lobby group TheCityUK has performed a complete u-turn, abandoning its Remain position and instead embracing Brexit. TheCityUK - which represents major banks and professional services firms - said leaving the EU is a opportunity" and declared: "TheCityUK is a strong believer in the potential opportunities that ...
Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Tue, 31 Jan 2017 11:23:10

UK parliament to debate Brexit bill: What you need to know

British lawmakers will on Tuesday debate the parliamentary bill that will give Prime Minister Theresa May the go ahead to withdraw from the European Union.
CNN   |   Tue, 31 Jan 2017 11:10:38

Germany Top Relocation Destination After Brexit

Global investors with operations in the U.K. looking to relocate have identified Germany as the top destination following Britain's decision to leave the European Union, according to the latest EY study. Brexit has caused global investors to reassess their assets in the U.K., with 14 percent of foreign investors with ...
OANDA   |   Tue, 31 Jan 2017 10:30:32

MPs begin two-day debate on Brexit bill

Prime minister expects to easily win approval after Labour ordered to support her
FT   |   Tue, 31 Jan 2017 09:14:31

Dozens of MPs try to kill off Brexit Bill as Theresa May rushes it through Parliament

LONDON - Dozens of MPs are attempting to kill off Brexit as they begin the debate on whether to pass a bill triggering Britain's exit from the EU. MPs will on Tuesday afternoon begin a two-day long debate continuing until midnight on Wednesday when MPs will vote on whether to ...
Business Insider   |   Tue, 31 Jan 2017 08:58:04

Parliament kicks off Brexit Bill debate as David Davis accuses Europhile MPs of abusing trust of the British people

Laura Hughes / Telegraph   |   Tue, 31 Jan 2017 08:30:39

Germany is the top destination for companies relocating due to Brexit: EY

Global investors with operations in the U.K. looking to relocate have identified Germany as the top destination.
CNBC   |   Tue, 31 Jan 2017 06:38:00

US acting attorney-general fired for defying ban, why Trump is a disaster for Brexit and the neurological benefits of swearing

CEOs have joined the groups opposing President Donald Trump's ban on certain refugees
FT   |   Tue, 31 Jan 2017 05:49:28

Brexit: MPs to begin formal process with two-day debate

MPs will debate a bill that will allow Theresa May to trigger Brexit, with a vote due on Wednesday.
BBC   |   Tue, 31 Jan 2017 02:35:49

UK lawmakers start debate on bill authorizing Brexit talks

LONDON (AP) - British lawmakers are starting debate on a bill authorizing the start of European Union exit talks, as the government races to meet a self-imposed March 31 deadline to begin the process.
Associated Press   |   Tue, 31 Jan 2017 02:14:00

City lobby group comes out fighting for global Brexit in dramatic u-turn

Telegraph   |   Tue, 31 Jan 2017 00:01:00

UPDATE 1-Germany talks to banks about Frankfurt move after Brexit

* U.S., UK, Australian and Japanese banks attend (Adds detail of meeting)
Reuters   |   Mon, 30 Jan 2017 16:16:08

Brexit has allowed the banks to get off Britain's naughty step

It is almost a decade since the financial crisis and barely a day has gone by without banks being in the headlines, invariably for the wrong reasons.
Here Is The City   |   Mon, 30 Jan 2017 15:08:19

Donald Trump and Steve Bannon 'pose existential threat to EU,' says chief Brexit negotiator

Peter Foster / Telegraph   |   Mon, 30 Jan 2017 14:51:51

FT column: Donald Trump is a disaster for Brexit

By Gideon Rachman For the most ardent supporters of Brexit, the election of Donald Trump was a mixture of vindication and salvation. The president of the US, no less, thinks it is a great idea for Britain to leave the EU. Even better, he seems to offer an exciting escape ...
FT The World   |   Mon, 30 Jan 2017 14:08:05

Trump is a disaster for Brexit

Britain cannot look to the US for support after its divorce from the EU
Gideon Rachman   |   Mon, 30 Jan 2017 12:05:15