Newcastle & area stories mentioning Brexit, 2019-10-07–2019-10-09

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Three weeks to Brexit: What you need to do now before October 31

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Boris Johnson insists the UK is leaving on October 31 with or without a deal (Image: PA) Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe We will use your email address only for the purpose of sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Brexit is - probably - coming. With the latest deadline set for October 31, whether you voted leave or remain, you may need to prepare. But even if there is further delay, business owners and individuals will need to do what they can to get ready. Read More Of course, without...

Brexit LIVE: Latest updates as Boris Johnson insists he hopes to agree a deal with the EU

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Jonathan Walker There will be shortages of some fresh fruit and vegetables in a no-deal Brexit Also in the document is an admission that shops may run out of some fresh food - although there will be “no overall shortage of food”. It states: “There would be no overall shortage of food if the UK leaves without a deal, although, if trade routes are temporarily disrupted, there may be reduced availability and choice of a limited number of short shelf-life fruit and vegetables. “50% of the food consumed in the UK is produced within the UK. Approximately 30% of the food eaten in the UK is imported from the EU, with approximately 20% coming from non-EU countries. “The ‘just-in-time’ nature of food ...

Gordon Brown says a no-deal Brexit is like 'shooting yourself' in the head

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Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown (Image: PA) Get the biggest daily stories by email Subscribe We will use your email address only for the purpose of sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has described a no-deal Brexit as “like putting a gun at your own head and shooting yourself”, as talks between the UK and EU appear to have collapsed. Speaking to ChronicleLive, the Labour politician said leaving the EU with no deal will “put at risk the viability of the car indust...

Is it you? UK player wins whopping Euromillions £169m jackpot after matching all winning numbers

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News Is it you? UK player wins whopping Euromillions £169m jackpot after matching all winning numbers The massive lottery jackpot, drawn on Tuesday night, was won with a ticket purchased in the UK, it has been confirmed Share National Lottery EuroMillions tickets (Image: Yui Mok/PA Wire) Lottery players across the country are being urged to check their tickets after it was revealed a UK punter has won the massive Euromillions £169m jackpot. The draw, held on Tuesday night, was offering the largest lump sum the game has ever seen. It followed a rollover after nobody won the draw last Friday. Andy Carter, senior winners’ advisor at The National Lottery, said: "One incredibly lucky ticket-holde...

EuroMillions confirms how Brexit will affect lottery players ahead of UK ticket winning £170m

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News EuroMillions confirms how Brexit will affect lottery players ahead of UK ticket winning £170m A UK-ticketholder won a £170 million jackpot on last night's EuroMillions to become the country's biggest ever winner Share Click to play Tap to play The video will start in 8 Cancel Play now Someone woke up £170 million richer on Wednesday after scooping Britain's largest ever EuroMillions jackpot. National Lottery operator Camelot confirmed the ticket which matches Tuesday's number draw was bought in the UK. The winner will claim the EuroMillions maximum prize fund of £170m (EUR190m). The jackpot has rolled over 22 consecutive times since July 19 and has been at its maximum level since Septem...