Brexit News Archive: 02 May 2017

Legal challenge to Brexit in Irish courts abandoned

Case had raised questions about the effect of UK exit on citizens' rights and other issues
FT   |   Mon, 29 May 2017 17:07:32

Brexit Challenge Struck Out in Irish High Court

Jolyon Maugham's Quixotic challenge to the progress of Brexit in the High Court in Dublin has been struck out. Jolyon's plan was hard to comprehend, he was seeking a ruling from an Irish High Court Judge to refer issues in the case for determination by the Court of Justice of ...
Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Mon, 29 May 2017 15:07:48

Why Will Make Britain’s Mediocre Economy Worse

You may have heard that Britain is going to conquer world markets. The reality is rather different....
SIMON TILFORD / NY Times   |   Mon, 29 May 2017 10:55:36

Angela Merkel: Germany can no longer rely on the United States

Western alliance threatened by Trump's presidency and UK's Brexit The post Angela Merkel: Germany can no longer rely on the United States appeared first on The Moderate Voice .
Moderate Voice   |   Mon, 29 May 2017 02:53:20

Trump and Brexit Win: The Moment Angela Merkel Realized the Elitist Globalist Program Is Collapsing

S So she is still trying for some kind unity, ex-Britan and ex-America. Trump may though make the worst of it and slap tariffs on Germany but keep NATO running. The reverse of what he should do. -RW
Economic Policy Journal   |   Mon, 29 May 2017 00:15:00

Brussels hoists gross Brexit 'bill' to up to €100 billion

The EU has raised its opening demand for Britain's Brexit bill to €100bn, Financial Times reports.
CNBC   |   Tue, 2 May 2017 21:16:00

The UK Government Is Completely Deluded About Brexit

A German newspaper has revealed that Theresa May's dinner with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker last Wednesday was a total disaster. Leaked details of the proceedings show the extent of the breakdown in relations. No-deal Brexit now looks likelier than ever.
Frances Coppola, Contributor / Forbes   |   Tue, 2 May 2017 20:51:28

Brussels hoists gross Brexit 'bill' to up to €100bn

France and Germany back tougher approach to Britain's departure obligations
FT   |   Tue, 2 May 2017 20:30:24

President Jean-Claude Juncker Has Committed EU to Brexit Suicide

Aloof EU Commission chief is an unelected dictator of a government with no accountability.
NY Observer   |   Tue, 2 May 2017 20:20:29

Revealed: How Jean-Claude Juncker's 'monster' is plotting to 'punish' Britain for Brexit

Steven Swinford / Telegraph   |   Tue, 2 May 2017 19:55:38

Osborne begins reign at Evening Standard with attack on Brexit

Ex-chancellor sets out clear editorial line, calling EU exit a 'historic mistake'
FT   |   Tue, 2 May 2017 17:46:37

May says Juncker will find her 'bloody difficult'

No 10 tries to turn damaging Brexit dinner leak to her advantage
FT   |   Tue, 2 May 2017 16:52:05

Theresa May warns Jean-Claude Juncker she will be a 'bloody difficult woman' in Brexit negotiations

Steven Swinford / Telegraph   |   Tue, 2 May 2017 16:27:59

Brexit: Theresa May says she'll be 'bloody difficult' to Juncker

Theresa May responds to claims she clashed with the EU Commission chief over dinner.
BBC   |   Tue, 2 May 2017 16:00:07

UK election cannot be about Brexit alone, lobby group warns

The BCC's director general talks to CNBC about the upcoming General Election, UK domestic economic issues and Brexit.
CNBC   |   Tue, 2 May 2017 14:46:00

Brexit leads first Evening Standard under George Osborne

Relations between the PM and EU led the Evening Standard on the ex-chancellor's first day as editor.
BBC   |   Tue, 2 May 2017 13:03:28

Britain's energy supply is in jeopardy after Brexit, warn MPs

Business committee says leaving EU means exiting European atomic power treaty, which could 'threaten power supplies' The future of Britain's power supply has been jeopardised by Brexit and the government must act urgently to ensure nuclear power stations stay open, MPs have warned. The influential business, energy and industrial strategy ...
Julia Kollewe / Guardian   |   Tue, 2 May 2017 11:35:31

Britain's energy supply is in jeopardy after Brexit, warn MPs

Business committee says leaving EU means exiting European atomic power treaty, which could 'threaten power supplies' The future of Britain's power supply has been jeopardised by Brexit and the government must act urgently to ensure nuclear power stations stay open, MPs have warned. The influential business, energy and industrial strategy ...
Julia Kollewe / Guardian   |   Mon, 1 May 2017 23:01:11

Theresa May dismisses 'Brussels gossip' about Brexit rift with Juncker

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has dismissed claims she is at loggerheads with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker over her Brexit negotiating strategy as just "Brussels gossip". The Prime Minister came under fire following reports Mr Juncker walked out of talks last week in Downing Street saying he was "10 ...
Press Association / Times of Malta   |   Mon, 1 May 2017 17:40:00

Tony Blair set to return to UK politics to 'fight Brexit'

Former British prime minister Tony Blair said on May 1 that he was plunging back into domestic politics in order to fight against Brexit.
Hurriyet   |   Mon, 1 May 2017 16:24:00

UK hits out at Brussels after Brexit meeting leak

Report says Juncker '10 times more sceptical' after last week's Downing Street dinner
FT   |   Mon, 1 May 2017 14:43:46

The EU Launches Its Attack on Theresa May and Brexit

Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker UK Prime Minister Theresa May met recently with her counterpart in the EU to discuss Brexit. She apparently wants to do a generally sound thing and make the Brexit cut simple and fast. It's not perfect, still too much negotiation, but it avoids a lot ...
Economic Policy Journal   |   Mon, 1 May 2017 13:05:00

Critics round on Theresa May after Brexit dinner leak

Juncker '10 times more sceptical' after meeting but Eurosceptics' hand may strengthen
FT   |   Mon, 1 May 2017 11:36:43

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

Ashley Kirk / Telegraph   |   Mon, 1 May 2017 09:01:36

Former UK prime minister Tony Blair announces he's ready to get his 'hands dirty' to fight Brexit

Former British prime minister Tony Blair said on Monday he was plunging back into domestic politics in order to fight against Brexit. Blair, who led the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007, will not be standing in the June 8 general election. But he said he wanted to build a ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Mon, 1 May 2017 08:15:00

Jean-Claude Juncker says Theresa May is 'deluded' in scathing call with Angela Merkel after Brexit talks

Helena Horton / Telegraph   |   Mon, 1 May 2017 07:50:27

Tony Blair announces his return to politics - and hints at starting a new anti-Brexit movement

Helena Horton / Telegraph   |   Mon, 1 May 2017 07:09:19

Britain's May still seeks trade deal alongside Brexit talks, but EU leaders scoff

Prime Minister Theresa May stuck to her guns in arguing that Britain should be allowed to line up a free-trade deal with the European Union at the same time as it negotiates its departure from the bloc. A day after EU leaders suggested after a summit in Brussels that May's ...
Associated Press / South China Morning Post   |   Mon, 1 May 2017 06:26:29