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We've Always Been Heading For A 'Blind Brexit'

Bloomberg via Getty Images<p>The idea of a ‘blind Brexit’ has been floated in recent days, with Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, among others, …

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British expats in EU launch Brexit legal challenge

British expatriates have launched a fresh legal challenge against the 2016 referendum, arguing that the result has been invalidated by the Electoral Commission’s ruling on leave campaign spending.<p>The judicial review against the prime minister, Theresa May, has been submitted to the high court in …

Politics

Brexit via the lobby: Cicero's executive chairman on why City lobbyists are about to focus on extending Article 50

The reputation of professional lobbyists – never particularly burnished, it’s fair to say – has gone through the wringer of late, with everyone from …

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Theresa May sups in the last chance ‘salon’ – cartoon

Brexit,Theresa May,Emmanuel Macron,Article 50,European Union,Europe,Foreign policy,Politics,UK news,World news<p>The prime minister shares a glass of the Brexit stuff with Emmanuel Macron

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Calls to extend Article 50 grow as businesses fail to prepare for no deal

Calls are growing for the government and the European Union to agree an extension to Article 50, amid fears that a deal cannot be reached this autumn.<p>…

Brexit

Stop trying to ‘win’ Brexit

LONDON — Negotiating’s easy, right? You play hardball, you don’t give any ground and if the other side look happy about the outcome then it’s …

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Financial services sector will only suffer a fraction of the 200,000 job losses after Brexit predicted by Remoaner scaremongers, says report

THE FINANCIAL services sector will only suffer a fraction of the 200,000 job losses predicted by Remain-backing scaremongers, according to a new …

Financial Services

May should extend the article 50 process – to broker a good deal with the EU | Manuel Cortes

The chaos brought by the Tory government and its brand of Brexit knows no end. The new – and newly ousted – Brexit secretary, Dominic Raab, found that out the hard way when, following the publication of the Brexit white paper, he was promptly demoted to the has-been bench. Yet let’s assume for a …

Opinion (UK)

Theresa May warns Tories of Labour plot to stop Brexit if MPs vote down her Brussels deal with ancient Parliamentary procedure

THERESA May has reportedly warned Tories of a Labour plot to stop Brexit if MPs vote down the deal she gets back from Brussels with an ancient …

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Can Britain Exit Brexit?

After writing on Friday about the possibility of Britain canceling Brexit when 11th-hour panic sets in, several readers suggested this wasn’t …

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No one else wants a Brexit car crash, but only Britain can steer itself to safety | John Kerr

The crash feels inevitable. We’re in a long slow skid, steering locked, traction lost, ravine looming.<p>Workable deals like Norway’s are still blocked by the red lines drawn in Mrs May’s party conference speech two years ago. Her “bespoke” Chequers proposals won’t fly in Brussels or with her hardline …

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Dominic Raab, Theresa May's little helper – cartoon

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Liam Fox warns Theresa May extending EU negotiations is a ‘complete betrayal’ of Brexit and we should leave with no deal rather than stay in longer

LIAM Fox has warned Theresa May that extending the EU negotiations would be a “complete betrayal” of Brexit voters.<p>The International Trade Secretary …

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Mars boss: EU-UK should prepare to extend Article 50 or transition period

London and Brussels should be “pragmatic” and prepare to either extend Article 50 or the transition period so that Brexit talks can progress “in the …

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After two years claiming no deal is better than a bad deal, May is a victim of her own decisions

The government can stockpile food and medicines, but it can’t prepare for a public angry at having been told a no deal Brexit was nothing to fear.<p>The …

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Theresa May: Don't worry about food and drugs running out in event of no-deal Brexit

Theresa May today told the country “not to worry” about emergency plans to secure food supplies and medicines in the event of a no-deal Brexit.<p>The …

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Irish Deputy PM says UK can't afford a no-deal Brexit

<b>Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney has warned that the UK "cannot afford" to leave the EU without a deal.</b><p>Speaking to the Today programme Mr Coveney described talk of the UK "crashing out of the EU" as "bravado".<p>The UK is due to leave the EU on 29 March 2019 but has yet to agree how its final …

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Why Remainers are confident there is enough time for a second Brexit referendum

The EU would likely extend the Article 50 period if the UK proposed a new public vote.<p>Remainers and Leavers face a common problem: a lack of time. …

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Brexit: Theresa May tells public not to worry about plans to stockpile food and medicine in event of no deal

Theresa May has urged the public not to be “worried” by her government’s plans to stockpile food and medicine to prepare for a no deal Brexit.<p>The …

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Brexit could go to extra time: Article 50 process may be extended to avoid cliff-edge exit, says Irish deputy PM

Britain could be offered extra time to strike a Brexit trade deal to avoid the economic havoc of crashing out of the EU, it emerged today.<p>With …

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Ireland would support Britain if it asked for more time to leave EU: foreign minister

LONDON (Reuters) - Ireland would "absolutely" support Britain if it asked for an extension to the Article 50 timetable for leaving the European Union, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Wednesday.<p>Britain is due to leave the European Union on March 29, 2019 after it formally notified the …

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Is there time to call a second referendum before Britain is due to leave the EU?

Mutterings of a second referendum have been growing in volume for weeks.<p>Regardless of whether the public and Parliament want one, is it even possible …

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Ireland would "absolutely" back extending Brexit talks to avoid no deal, says deputy PM Simon Coveney

Ireland would "absolutely" back extending the Brexit process so that talks can be concluded without the UK crashing out of the EU, a senior …

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Irish Deputy PM: Theresa May's talk of no deal is bravado as Britain can't afford it

Ireland would support an extension of Article 50 in order to reach a “sensible” Brexit deal, the country’s deputy prime minister has said as he accused Brexiteers advocating no deal of “bravado”.<p>Simon Coveney has claimed that “Britain cannot afford” a no deal as he suggested that extending the …

Simon Coveney

Parliament: What are all these written questions?

<b>With Parliament off for summer recess until September, MPs waiting for answers from the government may well get them this week, as ministerial departments attempt to clear their in-trays.</b><p>Behind the scenes, away from the cameras, MPs and peers submit hundreds of written questions to departments.<p>Less …

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Why the EU will only extend the Brexit deadline for a second referendum

Michel Barnier, the European Union’s Chief Brexit negotiator, never tires of warning Britain that “the clock is ticking” but could the UK ever convince the EU to extend the Article 50 deadline beyond 29 March 2019?<p>Brussels sources have told The Telegraph that it is theoretically possible but would …

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Delaying Brexit - what does it mean for the European Parliament elections?

<b>DELAYING BREXIT – WHAT WOULD IT MEAN FOR THE 2019 EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT ELECTIONS?</b><p><b>What is the problem?</b><p>The United Kingdom is due to leave the EU on 29 …

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UK to refuse Brexit bill without trade deal, says minister

Britain will only pay its EU divorce bill if the bloc agrees the framework for a future trade deal, the new Brexit Secretary warned in an interview …

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Brexit secretary threatens to withhold £39 billion divorce bill unless Britain gets trade deal with EU

Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has become the latest member of Theresa May's government to threaten to withhold the £39 billion ($51 billion) divorce bill from the EU unless the UK gets its way in negotiations.<p>Speaking to The Sunday Telegraph, Raab said Britain could choose not to pay the severance …

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UK to refuse Brexit bill without trade deal : report

Britain will only pay its EU divorce bill if the bloc agrees the framework for a future trade deal, the new Brexit Secretary warned in an interview …

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