Brexit News Archive: 18 Jun 2017

The papers: Grenfell Tower fire - 'Inside hell'

Many of the papers continue to lead on the Grenfell Tower disaster, while others focus on the beginning of Brexit negotiations.
BBC   |   Sun, 18 Jun 2017 22:15:28

Jaguar Land Rover to recruit 5,000 staff after record year of sales

British carmaker, bolstered by demand in China and North America, is working with Gorillaz to recruit engineers via the virtual band's app Jaguar Land Rover has unveiled plans to recruit 5,000 new engineers over the next year in a boost for British industry as Brexit talks begin. The carmaker has ...
Katie Allen / Guardian   |   Sun, 18 Jun 2017 16:50:45

Embattled at Home, Theresa May Faces Tricky Brexit Talks

A day before negotiations between the U.K. and the European Union begin, Prime Minister Theresa May faced a ballooning crisis at home, with critics accusing her of fumbling the government's response to a London apartment tower fire.
WSJ   |   Sun, 18 Jun 2017 14:35:46

Britain could stay in the customs union after Brexit, says Sir Keir Starmer

Laura Hughes / Telegraph   |   Sun, 18 Jun 2017 09:45:31

Brexit: 2018 Queen's Speech cancelled by government

The government says the unusual move will give MPs more time for the Brexit legislation.
BBC   |   Sun, 18 Jun 2017 07:31:05

German minister sees hope of 'soft' Brexit, with conditions

BERLIN (AP) - Germany's foreign minister says there may now be a chance of a "soft" British exit from the European Union that keeps the U.K. in the bloc's single market, but is warning that Britain couldn't pick and choose its conditions.
Associated Press   |   Sun, 18 Jun 2017 06:54:00

British Prime Minister Theresa May's hold on power hangs by a thread before start of Brexit talks

Britain begins historic talks on leaving the European Union on Monday while still mourning the victims of a devastating fire and reeling from an election that has badly weakened the government. Brexit minister David Davis will travel to Brussels to meet Michel Barnier, the EU's chief negotiator, to kick off ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Sun, 18 Jun 2017 05:58:11