Brexit News Archive: 14 Jun 2017

Leo Varadkar elected Ireland's youngest taoiseach

Brexit and social inequality to test mettle of Fine Gael leader's youthful cabinet
FT   |   Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:29:17

Former Barclays director becomes City minister

Steve Barclay appointed in post-election reshuffle to help financial centre through Brexit test
FT   |   Wed, 14 Jun 2017 11:54:12

Irish Central Bank: Brexit impact likely to be negative

Irish Central Bank head of financial stability is on the wires now, via Reuters, commenting on the Brexit implications and rising property prices. Ke
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Wed, 14 Jun 2017 10:28:24

Could Brexit bring about the end of the English sausage?

A third of workers in the British food industry are foreign, mostly from the European Union. If UK negotiations to leave take a hard line on migration, the sector could be facing a crisis
María R. Sahuquillo / EL PAÍS   |   Wed, 14 Jun 2017 08:16:55

Could the Brexit process bring about the end of the English sausage?

With a third of workers in the British food industry foreign, mostly from the EU, the sector could be facing crisis
María R. Sahuquillo / EL PAÍS   |   Wed, 14 Jun 2017 08:16:54

British inflation rate rises to 4-year high as Brexit bites

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - The inflation rate in Britain has risen to its highest level in four years, as the drop in the pound since the Brexit vote pushes up the cost of living.
The China Post   |   Wed, 14 Jun 2017 00:00:00

EU's 'Door Remains Open' to U.K., Macron Tells May

French President Emmanuel Macron said the door remains open for the U.K. to stay in the EU, reflecting uncertainties over coming exit talks as weakened U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May scrambles to plot a course out of the bloc.
WSJ   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 22:32:34

Macron says door still open for UK to change its mind on Brexit

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that the door to the European Union remains open to the United Kingdom as long as exit negotiations are not concluded, but it would be difficult to walk back once negotiations start. Asked at a joint news conference with British Prime Minister Theresa ...
Reuters, Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 20:22:34

Brussels plan could force euro clearing out of UK after Brexit

London could lose parts of £880m-a-day trade as EU seeks power to make business relocate for financial stability Brussels has published proposals that could force London's prized euro-clearing trade out of the City after Brexit, as the EU plans for life without Europe's biggest financial centre. While the plans stop ...
Jennifer Rankin in Brussels / Guardian   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:05:20

EU makes a move in Brexit battle over euro clearing

A hugely lucrative London business could be living on borrowed time because of Brexit. The European Union plans to give itself powers to move euro
euronews   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:48:32

Record number of Brits take German citizenship after Brexit

The number of Brits who took German citizenship last year spiked by 361% to 2,865, official data show.
CNN   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:31:17

Brexit: Europe's new finance rules put U.K. jobs at risk

The European Union is preparing to reclaim a big slice of London's financial markets that supports as many as 83,000 jobs.
CNN   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 14:35:30

Irish central bank struggles with post-Brexit expansion plans

FT   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 14:23:17

EU to tighten grip on euro clearing after Brexit

The European Union plans to give itself powers to move euro clearing business away from London's financial sector to the EU after Brexit and adopt a model closer to that operated by the United States, the bloc's executive said today. The financial industry has warned that forced would split markets, ...
Reuters / Times of Malta   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 14:06:00

Brexit: Europe's new finance rules put 83,000 U.K. jobs at risk

The European Union is preparing to reclaim a big slice of London's financial markets that supports as many as 83,000 jobs.
CNN   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 14:03:24

Brexit puts 83,000 UK finance jobs at risk

CNN   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 14:03:04

EU to tighten grip on euro clearing after Brexit - source

The EU plans to give itself powers to move euro clearing business away from London's financial sector to the EU after Brexit, a source said.
CNBC   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:55:00

Under pressure to soften Brexit, May meets Northern Irish 'kingmakers'

Prime Minister Theresa May sought to strike a deal with a Northern Irish Protestant party to save her premiership on Tuesday as she came under ...
Japan Times   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:54:10

Under pressure to soften Brexit, PM May meets Northern Irish 'kingmakers'

British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking a deal with a Northern Irish Protestant party to save her premiership today as she comes under intense pressure to soften her approach to Brexit days before formal EU divorce talks. May's botched election gamble, which saw her lose her parliamentary majority, left ...
Times of Malta   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:11:00

UK: Theresa May stays as PM throughout Brexit negotiations - Danske Bank

UK PM May has said that she will stay as Prime Minister as long as the party wants her to - senior Conservative MPs said they will keep her at least u
Sandeep Kanihama / FX Street   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:45:06

Theresa May's Brexit to-do list is getting longer

Michel Barnier, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, is clearly running low on patience. He has urged the UK to get on with appointing a negotiating team so that the formal Brexit talks can finally start. "I can't negotiate with myself," he said in an interview with various European publications.
CNN   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:00:27

UK inflation jumps to four-year high

The fall in the pound since last year's Brexit vote is being blamed for the year-on-year rise to 2.9 percent in May.
euronews   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 10:26:02

U.K.'s May Faces Pressure to Soften Brexit Approach

Pressure is mounting on U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May to seek closer ties to the European Union after Britain leaves the bloc in March 2019, following her election setback last Thursday.
WSJ   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 10:12:40

UK Inflation Up At 2.9 % - Yes, Brexit And The Falling Pound

We don't need to do anything about Britain's inflation rate because this is a once off price change as a result of the Brexit induced fall in the pound.
Tim Worstall, Contributor / Forbes   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 09:19:00

UK inflation rises to four-year high of 2.9%

Consumer prices index has risen steadily since Brexit vote as sterling remained weak and cost of imported goods went up UK inflation jumped to a four-year high of 2.9% in May, signalling a sustained fall in living standards as prices rose faster than wages. The consumer prices index went up ...
Angela Monaghan / Guardian   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 08:37:27

EU negotiator warns UK 'I can't negotiate with myself'

The European Union has called on the UK to have a greater sense of urgency on Brexit negotiations days after Prime Minister Theresa May failed to win a majority in the general election.
CNN   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 08:03:09

UK could get farm aid for two years after Brexit under EU budget plan

Negotiators considering offer to solve problems caused by UK leaving bloc before end of seven-year budget The UK could continue to get farm payments and aid for poorer regions for two years after it leaves the EU, if it agrees to pay into the EU budget until the end of ...
Jennifer Rankin in Brussels / Guardian   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 07:40:04

British ministers reportedly hold secret talks with Labour to force soft Brexit as Theresa May apologises for 'this mess'

Senior ministers in Britain's Conservative government and members of the main opposition Labour Party have held secret talks to ensure a soft Brexit, The Daily Telegraph reported on Tuesday. According to the newspaper, the talks – which are said to involve some of the most senior members of Prime Minister ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 07:03:47

British inflation rate rises to 4-year high as Brexit bites

LONDON (AP) - The inflation rate in Britain has risen to its highest level in four years, as the drop in the pound since the Brexit vote pushes up the cost of living.
Associated Press   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 05:23:00

'I can't negotiate with myself': Michel Barnier puts pressure on UK

Transcript of the EU chief Brexit negotiator's interview with the FT and other media
FT   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 04:01:31

May's key ministers hold 'secret talks' with Labour to force soft Brexit: media

Senior ministers in Britain's Conservative government and members of the main opposition Labour Party have held secret talks to ensure a soft Brexit, The Daily ...
Japan Times   |   Tue, 13 Jun 2017 02:02:17

Dirty donors back Theresa May in snap elections to secure a Dirty Brexit

Who is paying for the Tory election campaign? By M W - Addison Lee. Donors with clear vested interests in a Dirty Brexit have gifted Theresa May's Conservatives at least £3.4 million in the early weeks of the election campaign, according to an analysis of the latest Electoral Commission figures ...
Open Democracy   |   Wed, 31 May 2017 17:50:20

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