Brexit News Archive: 03 Apr 2017

EU leaders set their terms for a negotiated Brexit

The framework for talks agreed by the 27 is tough but reasonable
FT   |   Sun, 30 Apr 2017 16:23:36

Brexit battle lines drawn as EU leaders list tough divorce terms and Britain warns of 'confrontational' negotiations

EU leaders unanimously backed a tough Brexit strategy at a summit on Saturday, demanding a "serious response" from Britain on the rights of European citizens before trade talks can start. In a show of togetherness the 27 leaders agreed the negotiating guidelines within minutes and applauded as they met in ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Sun, 30 Apr 2017 02:42:13

Eurozone unemployment hits 7-year low

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - The eurozone jobless rate in February fell to its lowest level since May 2009 as a resurgent hiring spree took hold despite uncertainty over Brexit, EU data showed Monday.
The China Post   |   Mon, 3 Apr 2017 16:05:00

Daily Digest 4/3 - The End Of OPEC Is Near, Greening Arctic Ice Explained

First Post-Brexit Tremors: Theresa May "Would Go To War" To Protect Gibraltar Student Debt Giant Navient to Borrowers: You're on Your Own Create Your Escape Plan Now Trump Aides' Disclosures Reveal Surge in Lucrative Political Work The customer is always wrong: Tesla lets out self-driving car data – when it ...
Peak Prosperity   |   Mon, 3 Apr 2017 14:45:03

Spain to UK: 'Don't lose temper' over Gibraltar

Spain's foreign minister has called on British politicians not to lose their temper after a Brexit-fueled dispute over a tiny outcrop of land escalated into talk of war.
CNN   |   Mon, 3 Apr 2017 11:56:34

Spain 'surprised' at UK commentary over Gibraltar

Spanish foreign minister plays down tensions generated by Brexit guidelines
FT   |   Mon, 3 Apr 2017 10:43:41

Ceuta, Melilla - Two Words To Offer Spain Over Post-Brexit Gibraltar

That's just the way we do it these days, we ask those who would be taken over, not those who would be doing the taking over. You know, just as the people of the UK had a referendum on Brexit, Scotland the IndyRef. That's just the modern way, isn't it?
Tim Worstall, Contributor / Forbes   |   Mon, 3 Apr 2017 10:28:00

Spain-UK row escalates over Gibraltar and Brexit

Moves by the EU to offer Spain a veto over Gibraltar's future trade relations with the bloc triggers fury in the UK.
Al Jazeera   |   Mon, 3 Apr 2017 09:45:44

Live: Trump says US ready to act alone over North Korea

Our live blog is tracking reaction as the U.S. President outlines his hard line on Pyongyang.
CNBC   |   Mon, 3 Apr 2017 04:38:00

GBP/USD: eyes on Brexit negociations; pound has been robust on 1.25 handle

GBP/USD is currently trading at 1.2540 at time of writing with an early starting high at 1.2564 and a low of 1.2526. GBP/USD is robust despite the re
Ross J Burland / FX Street   |   Mon, 3 Apr 2017 00:00:38

UK trade delegation heads to India after Brexit trigger

Taipei Times   |   Sun, 2 Apr 2017 17:35:03

First Post-Brexit Tremors: Theresa May "Would Go To War" To Protect Gibraltar

The ink has yet to dry on Theresa May's Article 50 signature from last week which officially started the UK's 2-year long divorce from the EU, and already Europe has been traumatized by comments from former Conservative leader Michael Howard, who suggested that Theresa May is be prepared to go ...
Zero Hedge   |   Sun, 2 Apr 2017 17:01:01

UK trade delegation heads to India in the wake of Brexit trigger

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - British finance minister Philip Hammond will head a business delegation to India next week in an effort to boost international trade as Britain begins the process of leaving the European Union.
The China Post   |   Sun, 2 Apr 2017 16:07:00

Brexit: Lord Howard accused of 'sabre-rattling' over Gibraltar

Former Tory leader says Theresa May has the "resolve" of Margaret Thatcher in the Falklands War.
BBC   |   Sun, 2 Apr 2017 14:15:11

Show Falklands 'resolve' over Gibraltar, Lord Howard urges

Ex-Tory leader Lord Howard invokes the Falklands amid the continuing row over Brexit and Gibraltar.
BBC   |   Sun, 2 Apr 2017 12:26:56

UK trade delegation heads to India after Brexit trigger to 'revitalise links with friends and allies'

British finance minister Philip Hammond will head a business delegation to India next week in an effort to boost international trade as Britain begins the process of leaving the European Union. Chancellor of the Exchequer Hammond will be joined by International Trade Minister Mark Garnier and Bank of England governor ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Sun, 2 Apr 2017 11:21:51

How does the triggering of article 50 look from Europe? Op-ed, The Guardian

How do I feel now that article 50 has been triggered? I feel sad that so many good people in Britain will feel so disappointed when they realise that Brexit has not helped them "take back their country". I feel alarmed that, driven by Brexit, EU leaders chose its 60th ...
Yanis Varoufakis   |   Sun, 2 Apr 2017 09:30:43

'Gibraltar not for sale', declares Britain's Boris Johnson

British foreign minister Boris Johnson on Sunday stressed that Gibraltar "will not be bargained away" during Brexit negotiations after the EU said Spain should have a say on whether any post-Brexit deal applies to "the Rock". "Gibraltar is not for sale. Gibraltar cannot be traded. Gibraltar will not be bargained ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Sun, 2 Apr 2017 06:28:52