Brexit

European Union Offers To Delay Brexit Until Oct. 31st

CNBC reports: European Union leaders have offered to delay Brexit until Oct. 31. Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, said he was taking the offer to Prime Minister Theresa May for approval from the U.K. government. The emergency summit was convened after Prime Minister Theresa May requested a further delay to the U.K.’s departure from the bloc, as any …

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BRITAIN: House Of Commons Speaker John “ORDER!” Bercow Takes On His Viral Fame Due To Brexit [VIDEO]

As those of you who closely follow the Brexit chaos probably know, in recent recent weeks House of Commons Speaker John Bercow has emerged as a global viral star of the debates, with his seemingly endless cries for “ORDER!” turned into countless memes, gifs, and even remixed dance tracks. This weekend Bercow addressed his sudden fame with the below explainer …

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Britain Deletes “European Union” From New Passports

The New York Times reports: Some British citizens planning to travel abroad already have a tangible sign of what life will look like once the country is no longer a member of the European Union: new passports missing “European Union” on the front cover. Last month, even as lawmakers wrestled over the principal terms of the withdrawal process known as …

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British Government Monitors Pre-Brexit Hoarding

NBC News reports: In the spare bedroom of Sarah Cuffe’s house are piles of food and toiletries. Natural disasters don’t hit the English county of Hertfordshire very often but it looks like she’s ready for one. “Just in case the worst comes to the worst, we thought we’ve got a spare bedroom, so why not stockpile stuff like pasta, tinned …

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BBC Moves Broadcast Licenses To EU Because Brexit

Bloomberg reports: The BBC is moving some of its broadcast licenses to the Netherlands so it can keep transmitting across the European Union in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to people familiar with the matter. The U.K. licenses relate to the British Broadcasting Corp.’s commercial arm that beams hit shows including “Doctor Who” and “Eastenders” into other EU …

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Theresa May To Ask EU For Another Brexit Delay

The Guardian reports: Theresa May is to ask for another brief Brexit extension in order to seek a compromise withdrawal plan with the Labour party, she has announced, signalling the likelihood of Downing Street backing a softer Brexit. In a brief TV statement inside No 10 following a seven-hour cabinet meeting, the prime minister said she would hold talks with …

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BRITAIN: Parliament Rejects Four More Brexit Options

NBC News reports: Britain’s Parliament still can’t agree on how to move forward on Brexit. Four nonbinding measures that would have outlined a potential way forward on exiting the European Union all failed to gain a majority Monday. The options Parliament considered Monday included two proposals that aimed to retain close economic ties between Britain and the European Union. One …

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Angry Brexit Backers March Through London [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: Thousands of people opposed to Britain delaying its departure from the European Union marched through central London on Friday as lawmakers in parliament strongly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal for a third time. On the day that Britain was originally meant to be leaving the EU, large groups gathered outside parliament waving Union Jack flags and …

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BRITAIN: Theresa May Again Loses Crucial Brexit Vote

CNBC reports: British Prime Minister Theresa May has lost another crucial Brexit vote in the U.K. Parliament as lawmakers again refused to back her deal to leave the European Union. May’s draft proposal to leave the bloc, which has been signed off by EU officials in Brussels, had already been rejected twice by U.K. Members of Parliament. This time her …

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BRITAIN: Parliament Votes Against Eight Brexit Options

The BBC reports: None of MPs’ eight proposed options for Brexit has secured clear backing following a Commons vote. Calls for a customs union with the EU were rejected by 272 to 264 votes while a call for a referendum to endorse any deal was rejected by 295 to 268 votes. Brexit Secretary Steven Barclay said the results strengthened ministers’ …

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Theresa May To Resign If Brexit Deal Goes Through

The Guardian reports: Theresa May has promised Tory MPs she will step down as prime minister before the next phase of Brexit negotiations in a bid to get Eurosceptics to back her withdrawal deal. The prime minister said she would make way for another Conservative leader, after listening to the demands of MPs for a new leadership team. “I have …

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BRITAIN: MPs Seize Control Of Brexit From PM May

The New York Times reports: Britain’s Parliament grabbed control Monday of the government’s efforts to leave the European Union, challenging the country’s political traditions and inflicting on Prime Minister Theresa May a rebuke not suffered by any recent predecessor. By stepping into the process known as Brexit and trying to define an alternative path, lawmakers could create a constitutional showdown …

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“Psychic” Uri Geller To Stop Brexit Telepathically

The Guardian reports: The illusionist Uri Geller has called on the British people to help him in his efforts to telepathically stop Brexit by sending their own telepathic messages to Theresa May’s mind, compelling her to revoke article 50. He plans to transmit his psychic energy into May’s brain at the “very mystical time” of 11.11 in the morning and …

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BRITAIN: Senior Tory MPs Plot Theresa May’s Ouster

The Guardian reports: Members of Theresa May’s cabinet believe she will have to resign this week should she allow a shift towards a soft Brexit, with angry Tory MPs examining ways to end her premiership. The prime minister’s few remaining allies were engaged on Saturday night in a desperate battle to shore up her position, warning MPs that forcing May …

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Hundreds Of Thousands March For Second Brexit Vote

Reuters reports: Hundreds of thousands of people opposed to Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday to demand a new referendum as the deepening Brexit crisis risked sinking Prime Minister Theresa May’s premiership. Marchers set off in central London with banners proclaiming “the best deal is no Brexit” and “we demand a People’s Vote” in …

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EU Offers UK Two Month Brexit Delay With Conditions

Euronews reports: The EU is preparing to offer the UK a two-month delay to Brexit if MPs approve Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal next week, according to a draft European Council document that was leaked to the media on Thursday. The document said “no extension is possible” beyond May 22, 2019, as the British prime minister previously stated it did …

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BRITAIN: May Asks EU For Three Month Delay On Brexit

The Associated Press reports: Prime Minister Theresa May has asked the European Union to delay Britain’s departure from the European Union until June 30. The U.K. is currently due to leave the bloc in nine days, but Parliament has twice rejected May’s divorce deal with the EU. May told European Council President Donald Tusk in a letter seeking the extension …

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Junior To Britain: Europe’s Deep State Is Trying To Do To Brexit What Our Own Deep State Is Doing To Daddy

Donald Trump Jr. writes for Britain’s Telegraph: Next Friday, March 29, is supposed to be the British people’s Independence Day. But because the elites control London from Brussels, the will of the people is likely to be ignored. Nearly three years ago, the British people shocked the global power-brokers by voting to leave the European Union. Promises were made, elections …

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France’s EU Minister Names Her Cat “Brexit” Because After He Cries To Go Out, He Won’t Actually Leave

France’s The Local reports: Natalie Loiseau, Minister for European Affairs in Emmanuel Macron’s government wrote on her private Facebook page that she had named her pet Brexit, according to the Journal du Dimanche newspaper. According to the report in the JDD, Loiseau explained that she had named the animal Brexit because: “he wakes me up every morning meowing to death …

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BRITAIN: Commons Speaker Deals Brexit Blow To PM

The Guardian reports: The House of Commons Speaker, John Bercow, has said the government cannot bring the meaningful vote back to parliament again unless there has been substantial change to the Brexit deal. In a shock move likely to infuriate the prime minister, the Speaker said the House of Commons was “being repeatedly asked to pronounce” on the same question. …

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