Brexit News Archive: 17 Jun 2017

As Brexit talks loom, May scrambles for deal to stay in power

Britain is likely to enter arduous talks on its exit from the European Union without a deal to keep Prime Minister Theresa May in power ...
Japan Times   |   Sat, 17 Jun 2017 04:31:39

Brexit negotiations between EU and UK officially start on Monday

Article 50 negotiations between the European Union and the United Kingdom will launch on Monday, June 19. According to the official statement released
Eren Sengezer / FX Street   |   Fri, 16 Jun 2017 20:41:36

Does the UK election mark the end for Theresa May?

We speak to former Conservative minister and Brexit supporter Norman Lamont, and ex-Colombia vice president talks FARC.
Al Jazeera   |   Fri, 16 Jun 2017 19:25:04

As Brexit talks loom, UK PM May scrambles for deal to stay in power

Britain is likely to go into arduous talks on its exit from the European Union without a deal to keep Prime Minister Theresa May in power as negotiations with a Northern Irish party grind into a second week. After a tumultuous week that pitched Britain into its deepest political crisis ...
Times of Malta   |   Fri, 16 Jun 2017 16:47:00

UK: Economy, jobs main focus in Brexit

Britain's finance minister said on June 16 that protecting jobs and the economy should be the main focus in upcoming discussions over the country's exit from the European Union.
Hurriyet   |   Fri, 16 Jun 2017 14:22:00

UK to agree Brexit divorce bill before trade talks - EU sources

The UK agrees to the EU's timetable before Brexit talks start on Monday, EU sources tell the BBC.
BBC   |   Fri, 16 Jun 2017 12:57:59

Brexit talks start Monday. UK has no plan

CNN   |   Fri, 16 Jun 2017 12:03:05

Brexit negotiations to start at 10 GMT on Monday in Brussels - BBG

Bloomberg reporting latest headlines on the Brexit deal, citing that Brexit negotiations will start at 11:00 CET (10am GMT) on Monday in Brussels.
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:37:38

Germany: All EU 27 nations are ready to start Brexit negotiations

A German government spokesperson is out on the wires now, noting that all EU 27 nations are ready to start Brexit negotiations, while adding that Germ
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:30:25

Brexit talks: Hammond says jobs and economy the priority

The UK should focus on protecting jobs and the economy in Brexit talks, says Chancellor Philip Hammond.
BBC   |   Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:26:51

UK's Hammond: UK will take pragmatic approach in Brexit talks

The UK finance minister Hammond came out on the wires last hour, via Reuters, with comments on the Brexit deal. Main points: UK will take pragmatic
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Fri, 16 Jun 2017 09:01:06

Ex-Luxembourg FinMin: 'No way' UK can get passporting rights after Brexit - CNBC

CNBC reports comments from the former Luxembourg finance minister, Luc Frieden, expressing his take on a potential Brexit deal. Key Headlines: UK wi
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Fri, 16 Jun 2017 07:48:27

Tesco says price rises are 'last resort' as UK growth hits seven-year high

Supermarket says it is working to shield customers from inflation, as pound's Brexit slide adds to cost pressures Tesco is avoiding passing on the full impact of price rises to consumers, the supermarket group said, as it reported its best UK quarterly sales growth for seven years. Household budgets are ...
Zoe Wood / Guardian   |   Fri, 16 Jun 2017 07:42:44