Tag Archives: No deal Brexit


House of Lords approves bill seeking to block October no-deal Brexit

09 September, 2019 5:55 am 5:55 am

LONDON (Reuters) – The House of Lords, the British parliament’s upper chamber, on Friday approved a bill that aims to block a no-deal Brexit at the end of October,  pushing Prime Minister Boris Johnson to seek a delay to Britain’s European Union departure. The legislation, which requires Johnson to ask for a three-month extension to … Read More


I’d rather be dead in ditch than delay Brexit, Johnson affirms

09 September, 2019 2:26 am 2:26 am

WAKEFIELD, England – Britain Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday said he would “rather be dead in a ditch” than ask the European Union to delay Brexit beyond October 31. But the PM declined to say if he would resign if a postponement – which he has repeatedly ruled out – had to happen. Mr … Read More


No-deal Brexit to hurt you the most, EU’s Juncker tells Britain

08 August, 2019 2:41 am 2:41 am

VIENNA (Reuters) – Outgoing European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said Saturday that a no-deal Brexit would hurt Britain more than the rest of Europe no matter how much Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government pretends otherwise. Britain has been pressing the European Union to amend the terms of Britain’s withdrawal agreement, saying Brussels would have to … Read More


Britain to spend an extra £2.1 billion on no-deal Brexit planning

08 August, 2019 9:19 am 9:19 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is ramping up preparations for a no-deal Brexit by preparing to spend an extra £2.1 billion to make sure the country is ready to leave the European Union (EU) with or without a divorce deal at the end of October. The new government led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, which took … Read More


No-deal Brexit: UK car investment plunges by 70 per cent

07 July, 2019 1:33 pm 1:33 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Investment in UK’s car sector plunged by more than 70 percent in the first half of the year as concerns about a disorderly Brexit persisted, an industry body said on Wednesday. It warned that leaving the EU without an agreement was the “worst outcome”. The automotive industry, Britain’s biggest exporter of goods … Read More

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Assuming EU will not budge, Britain ramps up preparations for no-deal Brexi...

07 July, 2019 9:23 pm 9:23 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government is working on the assumption that the European Union will not renegotiate its Brexit deal and is ramping up preparations to leave the bloc on October 31 without an agreement, senior ministers said on Sunday. Boris Johnson, who took over as British prime minister on Wednesday with a promise … Read More

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Japan’s Abe says he hopes a no-deal Brexit will be avoided

01 January, 2019 11:45 pm 11:45 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday he hoped Britain and the European Union would avoid a no-deal Brexit. “It is the strong will of Japan to further develop this strong partnership with the UK, to invest more into the country and to enjoy further economic growth with the UK,” Abe … Read More

‘No deal’ Brexit would mean costly border disruption: UK spendi...

10 October, 2018 10:05 am 10:05 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Companies will suffer and criminals could benefit from the inevitable border disruption that will ensue if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, the country’s public spending watchdog said on Wednesday. With just five months to go to Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May has yet to reach a deal with Brussels … Read More