Brexit News Archive: 27 Apr 2017

Boris Johnson's sister Rachel 'joins the Lib Dems'

Rachel Johnson reportedly had talks about standing as an election candidate for the anti-Brexit party.
BBC   |   Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:35:31

Rachel Johnson reportedly joins Lib Dems - and may stand as a candidate in Brexit protest

Helena Horton / Telegraph   |   Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:19:13

Merkel Attacks UK 'Illusion' of Keeping EU Benefits After Brexit

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The Guardian. UK. / World Affairs   |   Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:15:45

Merkel warns against UK 'illusions' over Brexit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned Britain not to hold any about what Brexit means for its future, adding that it "cannot and will not have the same rights as a member of the EU."
CNN   |   Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:17:08

Merkel warns Britain over Brexit 'illusions'

German chancellor delivers tough message ahead of EU summit
FT   |   Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:41:29

Merkel warns Britons: don't delude yourself over Brexit

Angela Merkel told Britons not to delude themselves that they would continue to enjoy EU rights after Brexit.
CNBC   |   Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:36:00

Nomura overseas units swing to first profit in 7 years

Japan's biggest investment bank readies its European business for a hard Brexit
FT   |   Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:14:26

Post-Brexit UK will not have same rights as EU members, Germany's Merkel says

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Britain on Thursday not to have any that it would have the same rights as an EU member after it leaves the bloc. "A third-party state will not have the same rights or even superior rights to a member state," Merkel said ahead of a ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:57:18

Brexit: Chancellor Merkel warns UK on scope of talks with EU

Angela Merkel says the future UK-EU relationship can only be discussed once exit issues are resolved.
BBC   |   Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:07:51

UK must have no illusions about EU rights and priviledges after Brexit - Merkel

Britain must answer questions about its plans to exit the European Union before negotiations on the split can begin and cannot be under any illusions that it will retain the same rights and privileges as a member of the bloc, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said. Speaking to German politicians ...
PA / Times of Malta   |   Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:05:00

Germany's Merkel: Brexit negotiations in 2-year window will be demanding for both EU & UK - RTRS

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was out on wires last hour, via Reuters, noting that Brexit negotiations in 2-year window will be demanding for both E
Haresh Menghani / FX Street   |   Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:45:30

European Central Bank leaves its key interest rates, stimulus program unchanged as it monitors risks

BERLIN- Germany's Merkel: Britain must engage in' constructive dialogue' with the EU about Brexit before negotiations can start.
CNBC   |   Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:26:00

Deutsche Bank weighs moving thousands of jobs from London after Brexit

Deutsche Bank is considering whether it needs to move thousands of staff from London to Frankfurt following Britain's decision to leave the EU, one of its top executives said. After Britain triggered Article 50 last month and has begun divorce talks with the EU, financial firms have stepped up planning ...
Reuters / Times of Malta   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:01:02

Deutsche: Brexit risk to up to 4,000 UK jobs

The warning is the latest from a financial firm since the UK voted to leave the European Union.
BBC   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:19:18

Deutsche Bank: 4,000 jobs at risk of being moved out of UK after Brexit

Bank says 2,000 front office people would be moved, with another 2,000 posts at risk depending on new regulations Deutsche Bank has warned that up to 4,000 UK jobs could be moved to Frankfurt and other locations in the European Union as a result of Brexit. Germany's biggest bank employs ...
Jill Treanor / Guardian   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:03:42

Deutsche Bank executive warns thousands of UK roles at Brexit risk

Lender's head of regulation says 4,000 staff could be forced to relocate
FT   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:23:01

May: Labour would bring chaotic Brexit

UK Prime Minister Theresa May warned that the opposition Labour Party would doom Britain to a "chaotic Brexit" as she clashed with its leader, Jeremy Corbyn, in a testy final Prime Minister's Questions before a snap general election is held on June 8.
CNN   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:10:24

General Election 2017 key target seats: How Theresa May could take 58 Brexit-backing Labour seats

Ashley Kirk / Telegraph   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:52:06

The EU and UK's race for a US trade deal

Washington cannot, and will not, put a post-Brexit Britain 'first in line' for accord
FT   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:34:52

Barclays boss: Banks need access to talent post-Brexit

Barclays chief executive Jes Staley says access to talent after Brexit is "tremendously important" to the City of London.
BBC   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:13:50

Barclays boss sounds Brexit talent warning

Bank chief Jes Staley says access to talented workers after Brexit is "tremendously important".
BBC   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:01:32

Opposition parties offer choices from soft clean Brexit to hard dirty Brexit

Here is a crib sheet of what the main UK opposition political parties have said in relation to the future of European environmental regulations. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Green Party MP Caroline Lucas, 2016. Yui Mok/PA Archive/PA Images. All rights reserved.The UK electorate is being forced to make stark ...
Open Democracy   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:55:06

May looks to steer Brexit talks in Barnier meeting

UK prime minister seeks low-key negotiation while EU wants more transparent approach
FT   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:36:33

Soft clean Brexit or hard dirty Brexit: The great unpicking of EU regulations begins

UK prime minister Theresa May remains beholden to a small, vocal, hardened and influential faction within the Conservative party which is determined to strip away environmental protections agreed in Europe. UK prime minister Theresa May, 2017. Victoria Jones/PA Wire/PA Images. All rights reserved.As any dodgy dealer knows, the best way ...
Open Democracy   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:34:49

Anti-Brexit advocate launches tactical UK voting campaign

LONDON (AP) - Businesswoman Gina Miller, who took the British government to court in a successful bid to win Parliament a vote on Brexit, launched a campaign Wednesday to back pro-EU candidates at the ballot box.
Associated Press   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:36:00

Will London survive as a financial centre after Brexit?

EU rivals including Paris and Frankfurt are circling in the hope they can claw back business from the UK Brexit has set a hungry cat among the financial pigeons of the City of London. No one yet knows what kind of access to the European Union's single financial market UK-based ...
Howard Davies / Guardian   |   Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:08:45