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Latest news about the UK’s Brexit plans to leave the EU updated often by rss feeds.

Brexit – Google News

Enda Kenny calls for united Ireland clause in Brexit deal – Financial Times


Financial Times

Enda Kenny calls for united Ireland clause in Brexit deal
Financial Times
But Mr Kenny wants provisions embraced in the Brexit treaty to avoid a long EU accession process for Northern Ireland if joins the Republic and returns to the bloc. Northern Ireland voted to remain in the EU in the Brexit referendum. In a speech last
Irish leader calls for united Ireland provision in Brexit dealThe Guardian
Irish PM calls for united Ireland provision in Brexit agreementBBC News
Brexit: EU backs Dublin on open Northern Ireland borderBBC News
Express.co.uk –EUobserver –thejournal.ie
all 56 news articles »

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 8:09 pm

Foreign student numbers plummeting in wake of Brexit – The Independent


The Independent

Foreign student numbers plummeting in wake of Brexit
The Independent
Foreign students coming to the UK to study fell sharply in the year to September 2016, according to the Office for National Statistics. The study showed 41,000 fewer students came to the UK for long-term study, the vast majority of the drop – 31,000

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 5:17 pm

Brexit May Threaten Cancer Treatments and Hinkley Point Plant – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Brexit May Threaten Cancer Treatments and Hinkley Point Plant
Bloomberg
With Brexit the U.K. will pull out of the little-known European Atomic Energy Community and with that come some unintended consequences. Experts say it could threaten everything from cancer treatments to the integrity of nuclear power plants. Prime

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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 3:40 pm

Why Brexit’s backers think the scaremongers were wrong — in one stock chart – MarketWatch


Why Brexit's backers think the scaremongers were wrong — in one stock chart
MarketWatch
They have said the fresh record closes notched this month by the domestically focused index show that Brexit fears were unfounded. “The return to form of the FTSE 250 MCX, -0.18% is the unraveling of 'Project Fear' in its plainest form,” wrote Jasper

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 2:53 pm

Keep outLower immigration could be the biggest economic cost of Brexit – The Economist


The Economist

Keep outLower immigration could be the biggest economic cost of Brexit
The Economist
DESPITE its vote to leave the European Union, plenty of Europeans still seem keen to move to Britain: in eastern European cities such as Kiev and Chisinau leaflets promising “English visas” still flutter. Marion, a lawyer who recently moved to London
UK Net Migration Hits 2-Year Low in Brexit Boost for MayBloomberg
Net migration to UK falls sharply after Brexit voteThe Guardian
Brexit and the rise of the superliarSpectator.co.uk (blog)
Newsweek –Prospect –The Independent
all 156 news articles »

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 2:01 pm

Labour scents hope of Brexit guarantee for EU citizens in UK – The Guardian


Express.co.uk

Labour scents hope of Brexit guarantee for EU citizens in UK
The Guardian
Labour is increasingly optimistic it can force concessions from the government over the status of EU nationals in post-Brexit Britain, after securing cross-party backing for an amendment to the article 50 bill. Angela Smith, Labour's leader in the
Lib Dem peer insists PM could change her mind on Brexit at ANY TIME over next two yearsExpress.co.uk
Letting the Lords have their sayThe Economist
UK's May Faces Brexit Clash After Bill Clears First Lords TestBloomberg
BBC News
all 74 news articles »

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 2:00 pm

Brexit isn’t to blame for the Polish exodus – Spectator.co.uk (blog)


Spectator.co.uk (blog)

Brexit isn't to blame for the Polish exodus
Spectator.co.uk (blog)
I guess the hate crime epidemic that gripped Britain after Brexit hasn't put that many people off, with new figures showing net migration of 273,000 in the three months to September 2016. That represents a decline of 49,000, of which 12,000 is due to

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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 1:07 pm

Brexit Will Be ‘Costly’ for the UK, Austrian Chancellor Says – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Brexit Will Be 'Costly' for the UK, Austrian Chancellor Says
Bloomberg
The U.K.'s withdrawal from the European Union will be expensive for Britain, Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern said, adding further pressure on the U.K. government as Theresa May gears up for Brexit negotiations. “It's for sure going to be costly
BREXIT WARNING: Austria's chancellor tells Britain to expect a 'COSTLY' EU divorce billExpress.co.uk
Austrian chancellor: UK should get €60 billion Brexit billPOLITICO.eu
Britain will not pay €60bn EU bill after Brexit, TDs toldIrish Times

all 9 news articles »

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 11:52 am

MEP: Boris Johnson crossed line with Brexit comments – POLITICO.eu


POLITICO.eu

MEP: Boris Johnson crossed line with Brexit comments
POLITICO.eu
Swedish MEP Anna Maria Corazza Bildt on Thursday lashed out at British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, saying he “crossed a red line” when he likened the U.K.'s withdrawal from the EU to a “liberation.” In an op-ed published Thursday in the Guardian, …
Why I challenged Boris Johnson when he described Brexit as 'liberation'The Guardian

all 8 news articles »

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 10:29 am

The Big ‘Brexit’ Winners? Lobbyists and Lawyers – New York Times


New York Times

The Big 'Brexit' Winners? Lobbyists and Lawyers
New York Times
LONDON — Around dawn, a few hours after Britons voted last summer to leave the European Union, an official with a pro-“Brexit” group called an acquaintance on the Remain side to discuss what would come next. One thing led to another and, today, the
EU residence processing surges after Brexit voteFinancial Times
Thousands of doctors trained in Europe 'may quit UK after Brexit'The Guardian
How Anti-Trumpism Is Hijacking the Anti-Brexit MovementThe Atlantic
Business Insider –The Independent –Telegraph.co.uk
all 222 news articles »

Posted on 22 February 2017 | 9:49 pm

Brexit – BingNews

Brexit could trigger NHS doctor exodus, union warns

Two in five European doctors could leave the UK because of the Brexit vote in an exodus that would mean “disaster” for the NHS, a doctors’ union has warned. Medics no longer feel welcome in the country or appreciated by the Government in the wake of the EU …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 6:39 pm

Nigel Farage admits being ‘difficult’ husband even BEFORE he went into politics and says even he can’t believe Britain voted for Brexit

The former Ukip leader also said that he couldn’t believe Britain voted for Brexit. He made the admissions in an interview with Piers Morgan for the broadcaster’s ITV show Life Stories. The show will air tonight on the channel, but it was recorded at the …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 6:38 pm

EU doesn’t want hard Irish border after Brexit

BRUSSELS — The head of the European Union’s executive commission says he does not want a “hard border” between Northern Ireland and member state Ireland once Britain has broken away from the bloc. EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 2:52 pm

Welsh MP takes Brexit petition to European Parliament

Media captionCynon Valley MP Ann Clwyd wants the UK to have a second Brexit vote. A Welsh MP is petitioning the European Parliament to take action over Brexit. Ann Clwyd, the Labour MP for Cynon Valley, wants MEPs to allow UK citizens to vote on any Brexit …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 12:11 pm

Brexit: EU backs Dublin on open Northern Ireland border

The European Commission president has said he agrees with the Irish government that Brexit should not bring back a “hard” Northern Ireland border. “We don’t want to have hard borders between Northern Ireland and the Republic,” said Jean-Claude Juncker.

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 11:42 am

Brexit could help EU strike free trade deal with India, MEPs believe

Leaked document suggests Indian tariffs on scotch and Theresa May’s visa rules for skilled Indians had been impeding progress The EU believes it may stand a better chance of striking a free trade deal with India after the UK leaves the union, despite the …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 9:10 am

Ireland’s Kenny, in Brussels, wins EU Brexit backing

BRUSSELS EU chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker assured Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny on Thursday that his negotiators would push to protect Ireland’s interests around Northern Ireland during Brexit talks with London. Kenny met European Commission …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 9:07 am

Election in Britain’s ‘Brexit Capital’ Poses Test for Labour Party

STOKE-ON-TRENT, England — Dennis Lancett can recall the days when workers in this former industrial hub could walk out of their front doors and into well-paid factory jobs. Today, rather than a formidable lineup of porcelain manufacturers, there is …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 12:09 am

Brexit Bulletin: What Can By-Elections Tell Us About Brexit?

(Bloomberg) — Sign up to receive the Brexit Bulletin in your inbox, and follow @Brexit on Twitter. Voters in Copeland and Stoke Central take center stage today in by-elections that will have an impact beyond the borders of the two constituencies.

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 12:00 am

UK’s House of Lords thrashes out Brexit bill

London (CNN)Unfettered by the concerns of voters, the UK’s unelected House of Lords has begun its second day of debate on the “key purpose and principles” of legislation to withdraw from the European Union. A record 191 members of Parliament’s upper house …

Posted on 21 February 2017 | 8:15 am