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The Alex Salmond Show l Whatever Happened to Brexit?Alex Salmond asks Tory MP Daniel Kawczynski, head of the New Europeans and former Labour MP, Roger Casale and the SNP's Alex Neil MSP, on whether by year-end it will be "deal or no deal" with Brussels.

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David Bailey on BBC Breakfast: Nissan and SunderlandProfessor David Bailey comments on the impact of Nissan's future plans on Sunderland amidst the pandemic and the uncertainty over Brexit.

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Brexit extension alert!So, Just as we hear that 'the establishment was gearing up to extend Brexit while the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and his top adviser, Dominic Cummings, were both incapacitated with coronavirus - we also learn that a group of opposition MPs had written to the chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, asking for a Brexit extension and also that...

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Spain's government lashes out at Nissan over Barcelona factory closureThe government thought the factory's future was ‘guaranteed.'

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UK Haulage sector on brink of collapse!If the haulage sector does not come out of this health crisis in a fit state and ready to rock and roll, the whole economic recovery of the UK is at risk.

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Brexit news: Remainers dealt crushing blow as expert warns extension 'really difficult'A BREXIT extension would be 'really difficult' legally according to a Professor at the University of Cambridge. Shared .

Could Britain run out of essential workers?As the government is accused of hypocrisy over key workers, there are concerns about the availability of workers in a post-Brexit Britain.

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BBC's Katya Adler exposes likely date UK-EU Brexit trade deal will be struckBBC News' Katya Adler suggested the UK and the European Union could be in for another 'hot autumn' in a bid to secure a Brexit trade deal. Shared .

Brexit: Remainers' hopes to delay Brexit dashed as Boris Johnson takes control of talksREMAINERS are powerless to stop a no deal Brexit from going through, in a stark warning from leading Brexit expert Anand Menon that Boris Johnson holds all control in the talks. Shared .

Brexit latest: What's going on with Brexit now? All the latest news and updatesBREXIT fatigue was a common complaint from Britons last year, but with the coronavirus pandemic, Brexit has been pushed aside, so what is going on with Brexit now? Shared .

FxWirePro: EUR/GBP set to extend gains as possibility of negative interest rates and Brexit uncertainty weigh on poundEconoTimes is a fast growing non-partisan source of news and intelligence on global economy and financial markets, providing timely, relevant, and critical insights for market professionals and those who want to make informed investment decisions.

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Lib Dem acting leader urges for Brexit delay until after coronavirus crisisLib Dem acting leader Sir Ed Davey explains to Nick Ferrari why he is urging for Brexit to be delayed until after the coronavirus crisis.

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UK rules out extension to Brexit trade talks despite EU offerThe UK Government has ruled out any extension to the deadline for trade talks with the EU after Brussels said it was open to delaying the end of the post-Brexit transition phase by up to two years.

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Sterling stalls after news of Brexit impasseThe pound is near its lowest levels in more than three decades, as it grapples with Brexit, the prospect of negative interest rates in Britain, a deep recession and a growing pile of debt.

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Sterling stuck below $1.23 after news of Brexit impasseThe pound was flat against the dollar and euro in early London trading on Thursday, near the lows reached the days before on reports that Brexit talks are at an impasse.

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Boris Johnson will resume Brexit talks next month in BrusselsBritain's negotiator with the European Union, David Frost, said Johnson will meet the presidents of the European Commission and Council to formally assess the state of the talks, according to the newspaper.

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Boris Johnson to face 'major test' next Boris Johnson to fear over Brexit fisheries dealBORIS JOHNSON has been warned he is due to face a 'major test' of his Brexit deal on fisheries from Nicola Sturgeon next year. Shared .

Brexit POLL: Which UK figure has been most important in crunch negotiations with EU? VOTEWITH the third and final round of Brexit talks scheduled to get underway on Monday, by this time next month both sides will almost certainly known whether a free trade deal is feasible - so today readers are being asked: Which UK figure has been most important in the negotiations with EU? Shared .

UK PM Johnson to go to Brussels next month for Brexit talks: The TimesReuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will resume Brexit talks in Brussels next month, the Times newspaper reported on Thursday.

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Covid shopping and maskRecently, I've been putting my Brexit stockpiling experience to good use. I have switched completely to online supermarket shopping as I haven't left the house in 2 months.

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Testing timesBoris Johnson faces challenging questions from MPs and the government announces a test and trace system in England.

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ReferendumThis piece of poetry was written after studying the novel Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell.

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Brexit news: Barnier writes to Remainers and AGREES to two-year delayMICHEL BARNIER has written to opposition parties informing them that the EU is open to delaying the Brexit transition period by two years. Shared .

Coronavirus has 'undeniably' diverted attention from BrexitA senior Stormont official has said preparations for Brexit need to be "dealt with urgently".

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Michel Barnier writes Brexit extension letter!In a way that goes against the EU interfering in other countries' domestic politics, the EU chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has written a letter to UK opposition party leaders saying basically that the EU is ready to extend the Brexit Implementation Period, what about them?

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Brexit deal: Could the UK be facing no deal? Time running out for BarnierBREXIT means Brexit has been the prevalent message for years now - and this continues, coronavirus or no coronavirus. Shared .

Brexit: NI 'could access UK market and EU single market'The advantages would be dependent on minimising checks between GB and NI, says agriculture minister.

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UK 'firm' against extension of Brexit transition period, says chief negotiatorBritain is "firm" that it will not extend the Brexit transition period beyond the end of the year, the UK's chief negotiator with Brussels has told MPs.

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France says resumed Brexit talks going badlyFrench Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Wednesday that Brexit talks, which have resumed following an interruption caused by the coronavirus crisis, were not going well.

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Rachel Johnson's 'Rake's Progress: My Political Midlife Crisis'Sadie is a Politics and International Relations student at The University of The West of England in Bristol and President-elect of UWE Liberal Democrats.


Stormont should ask Government for Brexit extension, says MallonThe Stormont executive must ask the UK Government to extend the Brexit transition period, a minister has said.

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Johnson faces public and Tory revolt over Cummings: Politics Weekly podcastJonathan Freedland and Rowena Mason discuss developments in the Dominic Cummings scandal, and Robert Colvile examines the pandemic's impact on UK-EU Brexit negotiations.

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Isolation Insight: BrexitOur recent #IsolationInsight event looked at the state of the Brexit negotiations, considering where they are, what's happening and where the talks might go, especially in light of the coronavirus Adler, BBC Europe Editor Iain Martin, columnist for The Times and editor of Reaction Professor Catherine Barnard, senior fellow at the UK in a...

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FTSE extends relief rally, pound falls on Brexit gulfUpdate) Stock markets advance with FTSE 100 gaining 1% ahead of details of €500bn. European stimulus package, but pound sinks as UK's Brexit talks with the EU go nowhere.

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EU 'open' to two-year extension of Brexit transitionBrussels' chief negotiator Michel Barnier said an extension is available if the UK wants it.

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Brexit news: Blackford faces backlash after thanking Barnier for his letterIAN BLACKFORD has faced a major backlash on social media after the ardent Remainer endorsed Michel Barnier's offer for an extension to the post-Brexit transition period. Shared .

Brexit: the state of the negotiationsOur recent #IsolationInsight event looked at the state of the Brexit negotiations, considering where they are, what's happening and where the talks might go, especially in light of the coronavirus Adler, BBC Europe Editor Iain Martin, columnist for The Times and editor of Reaction Professor Catherine Barnard, senior fellow at the UK in a...

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The grovelling "anti-elitist" poseurs at the service of Cummings and JohnsonPhotograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images Whether or not Cummings survives the exposure of his blatant breech of the government's lockdown rules , remains to be seen.

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Government refusing to sign up to Brexit safeguards so it can change Human Rights Act, Gove admitsThe UK is refusing to sign up to human rights safeguards demanded by the EU in exchange for a trade deal so that the government has the option of changing the Human Rights Act, Michael Gove has said.

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BIFA calls for extension to Brexit deadlineThe forwarding industry has called for an extension to the Brexit transition period, saying it has "great reservations" over whether it can handle the major changes needed.

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Brexit talks latest: Boris Johnson could still walk away from trade negotiations, EU warnedBritain's chief negotiator, Sir David Frost, told a select committee hearing a decision will be made at "leader level" next month, as he admitted there remained major obstacles between both sides agreeing a trade deal.

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Gibraltar sends Spain furious Brexit warning after 'unacceptable' remark over its 'status'GIBRALTAR's Chief Minister Fabian Picardo has snapped back at Arancha Gonzalez Laya, Spain's Foreign Minister, for suggesting the idea of a 'new status' for the Rock - insisting Gibraltar, not Spain, will determine its own future. Shared .

Jackanory Tell a Story in a Rose GardenI hope that people who are now so exercised by the Dominic Cummings affair can now understand why so many of us have been so passionately exercised about the EU referendum and everything Brexit related that has unfolded from that.

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Sammy Wilson: Delaying our exit from the Brexit transition period will not lead to a better trade deal for the UKIn a week which has seen little progress in the negotiations between the UK and the EU about the shape of the relationship which will exist after December 2020, there have been the inevitable calls for a further extension in the transition period.

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Taking ShapeIt has become obvious that the UK is going down the same political route as the USA.

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'WTO terms' apply in any future UK-EU trade relationship. But how much? Part 1 'WTO terms'A lot has been said about Britain trading with the EU on 'WTO terms'. But a fundamental misunderstanding needs to be cleared up.

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UK's chief Brexit negotiator admits fishing deal is unlikely by July deadlineFailure to reach a deal could harden EU attitudes at a time when the bloc's leaders are consumed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tory MPs told to save Dominic Cummings to ensure they 'get Brexit done'Keeping Dominic Cummings is the only way to get Brexit done and to fulfil the pledges made in the general election, a Tory MP has told angry colleagues in his parliamentary party.

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Dominic Cummings foils Brexit extension plot!And it goes on to say that what was less extensively reported was the fact that, on recovering from the Invisible Enemy, one of Cummings's first acts was to squash a plan "concocted by underlings" to delay Britain's true Brexit day of the 31st of December 2020, while he and the Prime Minister were laid low.

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Nichola Mallon uses Covid-19 conference to attack Brexit and Dominic CummingsInfrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon used this evening's Covid-19 conference to call for a delay to Brexit and to slam the government for its handling of the Dominic Cummings affair.

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Brexit: Fishing deal now 'very difficult' to achieve, UK's chief negotiator David Frost tells MPsBritain "might not" reach agreement with the European Union on post-Brexit fishing access before the June negotiation deadline, MPs have heard.

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Why details still matter in the Dominic Cummings caseOn BBC Breakfast this morning, recounted by The Guardian here, Robert Jenrick said the following: has given his explanation to the prime minister, who listened and concluded that he'd acted reasonably and legally.

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Brexit settled status worries in South OxfordshireTHOUSANDS of EU citizens living in Oxfordshire are worried about being left in limbo about their right to stay in the UK after Brexit.

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Britain needs African partners after BrexitWhy Britain and Africa need each other more than ever.

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Boris Johnson to resume Brexit talks in Brussels next monthBoris Johnson is to fly to Brussels next month for his first personal talks with European leaders in more than four months as Downing Street tries to revive Brexit negotiations.

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Boris Johnson to get personally involved in Brexit talks as chief negotiator says he doesn't answer to Dominic CummingsBoris Johnson will get personally involved in top-level Brexit talks next month as both sides try to avert a no-deal, the UK's chief negotiator has said.

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Sterling falls as Britain remains at impasse with EU on BrexitSterling fell 1% on Wednesday as investors' focus shifted back to the possibility of negative interest rates in Britain and on comments from government officials that not much progress had been made in Brexit negotiations.

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Jeremy Corbyn unmasked: How Brexit made ex-Labour leader 'rewrite his OWN history'JEREMY CORBYN was accused of 'rewriting history' during the 2016 Brexit referendum, as the former Labour leader deleted hundreds of outspoken articles and speeches from his website, including a number of pieces critical of the EU, unearthed reports reveal. Shared .

Brexit: EU must change 'unreasonable' political mandate for UK trade agreementCityAM - European Union leaders will need to change their negotiating mandate in UK trade talks for a deal to be struck,.

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Donald Tusk quips about Brexit mastermind Cummings and his tripA senior European Union politician couldn't help a Brexit quip as he waded into Britain's row over Dominic Cummings, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top adviser and mastermind of leaving the bloc who is accused of violating coronavirus travel curbs.

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Brexit card site to open in July + proving residencyAll Britons living in France before the end of the transition must apply for new "Brexit deal" cards to benefit from the Withdrawal Agreement.

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France's post-Brexit fisheries panic laid bare: 'Without UK waters we will be a mess'BREXIT has seen the UK and France clash as President Emmanuel Macron aims to keep access to British waters - and panic started swiftly in Europe. Shared .

Scottish ministers to restart preparations for No-Deal BrexitThere is now less than five weeks until the point of no return for requesting an extension to the transition period.

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Dominic Cummings not critical to Brexit talks: Lord Francis MaudeFrancis Maude, senior advisor at Covington and a former U.K. government minister, discusses Brexit and says he doubts Dominic Cummings will be removed from his position as a top government advisor.

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Chamber chief: Brexit talks extension essential to stave off devastation and disasterAs the latest round of Brexit negotiations end in stalemate the recovery from Covid-19 this autumn may be stalled just as Britain comes out of the European Union with a no-deal hard Brexit, writes Andrew Denniff, chief executive of Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce.

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Brexit: Is the UK headed for a no deal?For the past few months UK and EU negotiators have been locked in talks trying to thrash out a trade deal before 1 January.

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Pound Sterling News: Potential Brexit EU Fishing Concessions, BoE Haldane Squashes Negative Rates, Shops To Exit UK LockdownPound Sterling News: Potential Brexit EU Fishing Concessions, BoE Haldane Squashes Negative Rates, Shops to Exit UK Lockdown.

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The White Cat"All happy families are alike. But each unhappy family is unhappy in its own particular way".

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Northern Ireland businessman fears 'virus a jab, but Brexit a right hook'Businesses across Northern Ireland are bracing themselves for a long recession in the wake of the Covid-19 shutdown, but also must deal with the impact and uncertainty of Brexit.

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A Britain Bigger Than BrexitReviving the U.K. economy is now Boris Johnson's challenge.

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Is this the way to Barnard Castle?As a government minister resigns and more Conservative MPs speak out over the prime minister's top adviser Dominic Cummings, will Boris Johnson carry on standing by his man?

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Brexit Chronicles: negotiations and new legislation progress despite coronavirusDespite coronavirus, videoconferences have been ongoing with the EU with regard to a new trade agreement.

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Populist paradox: Brexit 'led to better perception of immigrants'A new study reports anti-immigrant sentiment softened among both Leave and Remain camps after the 2016 referendum.

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Severe coronavirus and Brexit recession could last five years and ravage hospitality sector: expertNorthern Ireland is facing a severe recession, with one economist predicting that it could last up to five years.

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Businessman fears 'virus a jab, but Brexit a right hook'Businesses across Northern Ireland are bracing themselves for a long recession in the wake of the Covid-19 shutdown, but also must deal with the impact and uncertainty of Brexit.

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Argentina pleads for EU help in using Brexit trade deal to sabotage Falklands' sovereigntyARGENTINA has asked the EU not to include the Falkland Islands in a post-Brexit deal with the UK, despite it being a British overseas territory. Shared .

Brexit: June is set to be a critical time for UK-EU negotiationsChristopher Graham, economist at the Standard Chartered Bank point out the prospect of a deal between the United Kingdom and the European Union are 50:50 at best.

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Through a Mirror Dimly to HBO's RomeBefore there was Brexit, there was Rome. Viewers of the short-lived period drama found a sick society bearing more than a passing resemblance to the present-day United Kingdom or United States.

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Covid-19 and the 'decadent Brexit' hypothesisThe last round of UK-EU talks concluded with David Frost, the UK negotiator, accusing the EU of dogmatism and his counterparty Michel Barnier countering with an enumeration of the UK's liking to 'have its cake and eat it.' Covid-19 had indeed intruded: the negotiators themselves were ill, meetings have been hampered by the video format which...

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The end of travelThe announcement by the new Big Sister, aka Priti Vacant, that incomers to the UK will be quarantined for 14 days on arrival, has a number of serious consequences: It kills the foreign tourism industry stone dead at a stroke, at a time when many countries are re-opening the borders for...

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Brexit fury: How the EU erupted at Michel Barnier's capitulation on fishing rightsMICHEL BARNIER is on the brink of surrender in his battle to keep EU control over Britain's fishing waters, Brussels sources indicated yesterday. Shared .

Dominic CummingsQuotations in italics from: Dominic Cummings: Some thoughts on education and political priorities: As my Oxford tutor said, I'm fizzing with ideas.

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Brexit trade warning: British farmers 'will go out of business' under UK-US trade dealA TRADE DEAL with the United States risks jeopardising the livelihoods of farmers in Britain, Theresa Villiers has warned, predicting many 'will go out of business'. Shared .

Cummings and his 'Brexit friends' leave when they should stay, quips EU's TuskA senior European Union politician couldn't help a Brexit quip as he waded into Britain's row over Dominic Cummings, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top adviser and mastermind of leaving the bloc who is accused of violating coronavirus travel curbs.

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Brexit in 2020 Risks Overtaxing Economy, Ex-BOE Official WarnsLeaving the European Union this year would be a lot to handle for the U.K. when the economy is already reeling from the coronavirus outbreak, according to a former Bank of England rate setter. Shared .

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Tim Bale on Bloomberg Radio's Westminster: Cummings and extending transitionTim Bale reflects on whether Dominic Cummings defence will impact the extension of the transition period.

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Brexit talks 'risk stalemate' if no progress on key issuesEU sources say union needs to see movement from Britain in terms of fair competition.

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customs tariffs after Brexit as from 1 of January 2021During the current Brexit transition period, goods can still be shipped tariff free and without import and export formalities from the EU mainland to the UK and vice versa.

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Brexit news: How Spanish party urged 'VIOLENT action against Gibraltar'BREXIT has led to a reemergence of tension between the UK and Spain over Gibraltar - and a far-right party in Madrid threatened 'violent action' against the Rock, unearthed reports reveal. Shared .

Contrition is for losersSo, it seems as if, despite all generally understanding our ongoing war with Eastasia through consistent government rules and legislation, we were actually always at war with Eurasia, according to Dominic Cummings, in an unprecedented national press conference held by a mere Special Advisor rather than an actual minister of Her Majesty's...

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Brexit news: Think tank pinpoints exact moment EU minds will focus on UK dealIF Boris Johnson holds his nerve he can kill off any lingering hopes the EU may have about an extension to the transition period as early as next week, the boss of a UK-based pro-Brexit think tank has said. Shared .

Prepare for post-lockdown revelry!In what can only be welcome news, it is being reported that the coronavirus lockdown rules could soon be eased - to give people the leeway to meet up for the first time since the lockdown measures were brought into force on March the 23rd.

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Brexit fury as civil war set to erupt after EU states order Barnier NOT to surrender to UKMICHEL BARNIER was under pressure not to surrender to Britain too early after it emerged the European Union's chief negotiator was preparing for a significant climb down in his fisheries position. Shared .

The Conservatives Are Trashing BritainWhen prime ministerial advisor Dominic Cummings gave an unprecedented press conference in the rose garden at 10 Downing Street yesterday afternoon he hoped to draw a line under the matter of his allegedly breaking COVID-19 lockdown rules.

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New Brexit trade tariffs could protect domestic food producersThe food industry has welcomed the announcement of Brexit trade tariffs that could protect domestic producers against cheaper agricultural imports.

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Brexit news: British drivers may soon need to pay up to £1,800 to drive in European UnionBRITISH motorists may be forced to spend up to £1,800 on lessons and a new driving test to permanently drive in some European nations from January. Shared .

The 'Affaire Cummings' becomes an organic crisis of government."I have constituents who didn't get to say goodbye to their loved ones; families who could not mourn together; people who did not visit sick relatives because they followed the guidance of the government."

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COVID-19 could prompt new Brexit hiring in ParisThe pace of investment banking recruitment has slowed to a trickle in the wake of the COVID-19, as a succession of French firms have announced hiring freezes, but there is one area where the pandemic could stimulate fresh hiring.

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Kevin Browning: Britain must lead from the front on Brexit and CovidKevin Browning, Managing Director of Global Tunnelling Experts UK, explains why he believes Britain must work its way out of this crisis, led from the front by leaders who fully understand the gravity of the situation.

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Jill Rutter on BBC Radio 4's Westminster Hour: Liaison committeeJill Rutter reflects on the importance of Boris Johnson's appearance in front of the Liaison Committee on Wednesday and the likelihood of whether the transition period will be extended.

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Anand Menon on BBC Radio London's Petrie Hosken: Dominic Cummings' press conferenceAnand Menon reflects on Dominic Cummings' press conference in the rose garden of Number 10 on Bank Holiday Monday and Boris Johnson's appearance in front of the Liaison Committee this week.

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Cummings outrage sparks Brexit bias claims as Remainers accused of exploiting lockdown rowA BREXIT bias is fuelling the outrage over Dominic Cummings as he was the 'architect' of the Leave campaign, former UKIP candidate Suzanne Evans has claimed. Shared .

Nigel Farage exposes plot to use Dominic Cummings outrage as bid for Brexit extensionNIGEL FARAGE claimed Brexit may be playing a large role in the Dominic Cummings row as he delivered a judgement on whether the PM's aide was in breach of the lockdown rules. Shared .

British Pound Faces Choppiest June Since Brexit VoteThe pound is heading for this year's fourth monthly slide, and a lengthening list of risks is pointing to more turbulence in June. Shared .

Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP struggles for strength amid Brexit talks and coronavirusTHE POUND continued to fight in vain to regain strength against the euro last week, with Brexit and ongoing economic repercussions from the coronavirus pandemic leading the way. Shared .

Euro MP says EU will not push for post-Brexit agreement with UK 'at all costs'David McAllister, a German with Scots links, was speaking to members of Holyrood's culture committee on the likelihood of reaching a Brexit agreement by the end of the year.

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Ken Clarke: Boris Johnson should delay Brexit by two years to deal with pandemic fall-outBoris Johnson should seek a two-year delay to the Brexit transition period in order to focus on the economic fall-out from the coronavirus pandemic, former chancellor Ken Clarke has told us.

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The new immigration rules are not really about Brexit. They're about ripping off workersCovid-19 has shown what so-called ‘low-skilled' workers are really worth. But when this law comes in, things will be grim for them, says author Daniel Trilling.

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EU 'willing to ease' fishing demands in Brexit talksThe EU is said to be willing to ease its stance on fisheries in talks with the UK next week in what would mark a significant breakthrough in post-Brexit trade negotiations.

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'A campaign to remove the architect of Brexit'What impact will the latest revelations about Dominic Cummings' trip to Durham have on lockdown adherence and Boris Johnson's premiership?

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EU ready to ease fisheries demands in Brexit talks: sourcesFishing is politically sensitive for France and the 27-nation bloc says it would not seal a new trade deal with Britain without a stable agreement.

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EU ready to ease fisheries demands in Brexit talks, Europe News and TopThe European Union is willing to shift its stance on fisheries in negotiations with Britain next week, sources said, in what would be the first major concession from the bloc in talks with London on their relationship after Brexit.

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BIFA urges members to join post-Brexit HMRC customs agents listThe British International Freight Association calling for its members to join an HMRC list of customs agents and parcel couriers for customs declarations.

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Pound Traders May Be Facing Choppiest June Since Brexit VoteBloomberg) - The pound is heading for this year's fourth monthly slide, and a lengthening list of risks is pointing to more turbulence in June.

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Cummings Up Roses?Adam, Laura, Fergus and Chris discuss Dominic Cummings's rose garden moment in Downing Street. Did he do enough to deal with the criticism?

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Brexit news: Britons FURIOUS as UK's demands branded 'fanciful'BRITONS have reacted with fury after the UK was accused of making 'fanciful demands' in post-Brexit trade talks with the EU. Shared .

UK accused of 'threatening' EU with Royal Navy over Brexit fishing rights rowDefence Minister James Heappey said three offshore patrol vessels and other "high readiness forces" could be deployed.

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Cummings stayings when he should be goingsI guess it's the barefaced conceit in Johnson's breathtaking press conference yesterday that sticks most in the craw.

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Brexit news: Michel Barnier told Boris 'will not surrender fishing waters' in Brexit dealA FORMER Brexit Party MEP has warned Michel Barnier that Boris Johnson will not give away the UK's waters during Brexit trade talks with the European Union. Shared .

Brexit: Irish Sea border 'unlikely' to be ready by JanuaryA think tank says the UK government should extend the Brexit transition period.

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Newsletter 25 May 2020The last few months have been so full of unexpected turns that we have almost grown used to them.

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The FA Cup, the Cummings and goings, of a special advisor…Welcome to Blog Five, a day later than originally planned, but I was busy driving two hundred and fifty miles to a castle and two hundred and fifty miles back, just to take the piss.

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Brexit will kill Britain's reputation as the world's music meccaThe Brexit visa scheme for bands could be the final nail in the coffin of the UK's place as a destination for the hottest acts in the world.

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Bunker Bonus: Emergency Domcast ExcerptAs the Government went up in flames over Dominic Cummings' flagrant breaches of his own lockdown rules, Dorian, Alex, Ros and Andrew got together for an Emergency CummingsCast for The Bunker.

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MP demands answers over Brexit impact on North Sea helicopter safetyAn MP has demanded answers from the UK Government over the future of post-Brexit safety rules for North Sea helicopters.

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Dominic Cummings has rights too!And those trying to make a quick buck by getting a photo or trying to trip him up in an ambush interview outside his house have broken the social distancing rules in a far more flagrant manner than Cummings is alleged to have.

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The Brexit Referendum: A Historic Moment in Europe's Slide to FascismOriginally posted 26th June 2016 This is indeed a ‘historic moment', and will be seen as a key date in future histories of Europe's current descent into open fascism.

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UK government's refusal to consider Brexit extension is 'reckless' and 'irresponsible'The UK government's refusal to consider an extension to the Brexit process represents a "reckless" and "irresponsible" stance, given the "unprecedented economic crisis" sparked by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a leading EU think tank.

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Brexit Highlights 7 MayThe House of Commons Library published new articles - The UK-EU future relationship negotiations: summary of positions, 2020 CJEU Judgments in Summary, UK aid: frequently asked questions, The EU's Mandate for Negotiating a New Partnership with the UK - New articles were published by The UK in a Changing Europe - David Frost's letter: whining...

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Brexit Lessons in Public Mood from Dominic Cummings AffairThe scandal surrounding Dominic Cummings breaking the lockdown rules is offering an interesting glimpse into how the public may react to a hard Brexit.

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Great British Brexit Strategist Class Divide Overshadows Lockdown EasingBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson clearly doesn't give two cents for the public opinion anymore after another example of class divide during the Coronacrisis came to light over the weekend.

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Boris' Defence Of Cummings"I believe that in every respect he has acted responsibly, legally and with integrity, and with the overriding aim to stopping the spread of the virus and saving lives." Boris Johnson is quoted in The Guardian as saying this - which is interesting in terms of the discourse that he is purveying.

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Brexit fury: How EU insisted 'iconic' Thatcher HQ will NOT be given upBREXIT has sparked bitter divisions between British and EU diplomats - and when leading members of the Conservative Party's eurosceptic wing called for the bloc to hand back the party's former central London office, Brussels was having none of it. Shared .

Sometimes, you just can't compromiseBritain is leaving the EU to "take back control". The EU is not going to give up any control over the rules of the single market and/or the rules and procedures used to settle disputes between single market participants.

BEERG Brexit Blog Shared .

Fresh calls for Brexit deadline extension to avoid hard Irish sea borderPrime Minister Boris Johnson is coming under increasing pressure to extend the deadline for the implementation of the Brexit withdrawal agreement to avoid a hard border in the Irish Sea.

Belfasttelegraph Shared .

The five legacies of the Brexit parliamentThe years of 2017-19 were in many ways novel in Westminster, but in the turbulence, deep problems were exposed which are still with us today.

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MP demands answers over Brexit impact on North Sea helicopter safetyAn MP has demanded answers from the UK Government over the future of post-Brexit safety rules for North Sea helicopters.

Energy Voice Shared .

Brexit and Covid-19 mean new car registrations continue to tumbleOver 2019, the UK's automotive market saw another year-on-year decline in the sale of new units, thanks to the falling value of the pound, and shrinking consumer spending power. Shared .

Boris Johnson slammed for ignoring Scots on BrexitBORIS Johnson's Government has come under attack over a "lack of democratic legitimacy" after it failed to take account of Scotland's opposition to Brexit.

The National Shared .

British farmers' fury: Truss accused of betraying British agriculture to reach US dealLIZ TRUSS, the International Trade Secretary, has come under fire after she was accused of giving way on key aspects of environmental and animal rights guidelines to reach a trade deal with the US. Shared .

Brexit trade deal could make EU's single market 'unravel' with members making OWN demandsTHE UK has been accused of making 'fanciful demands' of the European Union during post-Brexit trade talks, in a move described by one political expert as 'beyond audacious', with a strategy that one expert said could 'unravel' the whole single market if successful. Shared .

Brexit news: UK accused of 'fanciful demands' in EU talksTHE UK has been accused of making 'fanciful demands' of the European Union during post-Brexit trade talks, in a move described by one political expert as 'beyond audacious' and a strategy that could completely derail already-fragile negotiations. Shared .

Dominic Cummings affair reflects Brexit exceptionalismUS and British exceptionalism a significant factor in response to Covid-19 crisis.

The Irish Times Shared .

Brexit news: European super trawlers are 'taking advantage' of pandemic to 'plunder' fishA FORMER Brexit Party MEP has warned that European super trawlers are 'taking advantage' of the coronavirus pandemic to plunder British fish. Shared .

The Special OneThe PM backs Dominic Cummings but this is far from over... Laura, Adam and Fergus discuss the fallout from the row about whether Boris Johnson's key adviser broke the lockdown rules.

BrexitCast Shared .

British betrayals, Bob Dylan, the Coriolis effect, a plane crash and more kindness24 May 2020 Happy birthday Bob Dylan! 40 concerts planned for April to July this year have been cancelled because of Covid-19 pandemic.

Lesser Mutterings Shared .

Brexit cover-up: Remoaners' desperate warning incorrect as UK ditches EU exportsBREXIT has seen the UK reduce EU exports to such a level that its reliance on the bloc for trade is down to a fraction of the nation's total exports, new figures reveal. Shared .

Nobel Prize-Winning Scientist Rips InTo Boris JohnsonA Nobel prize-winning scientist has ripped into Boris Johnson's leadership during the coronavirus crisis. One of Britain's most distinguished scientists said the United Kingdom has been left to play catch up due to a desperate lack of clear leadership.


Brexit secret weapon: Boris' upper hand as EU 'desperate' for fishing rights in trade dealA FORMER Brexit Party MEP has told Boris Johnson to use the UK's fishing industry as a 'secret weapon' in trade talks with the European Union. Shared .

How Brexit looks even more 'insane' in wake of pandemicIT is the same government which is mishandling the Covid crisis and which conned the electorate with false promises about Brexit - another vital issue they are patently failing to deliver on.

Yorkshire Post Shared .

We Remain RelevantAs I self-isolate this Bank Holiday weekend, I feel united with millions across the land.

Bath For Europe Shared .

Britain's Brexit mastermind Dominic Cummings fights for job over claims he flouted lockdown rulesCummings, who has repeatedly refused to resign, entered Downing Street on Sunday after some Conservative Party lawmakers demanded he quit.

The Globe And Mail Shared .

Forget Brexit… SNP must build on positive polls with roadmap for indyI HAVE been considering what can be done as regards the independence campaign over the next while, as it seems to me there are some very challenging ideas being touted about in The National and on social media at the moment.

The National Shared .

Newsmaker: Britain's Brexit mastermind fights for job over claims of lockdown hubrisDominic Cummings, the mastermind of Brexit who openly scorned the British elite, is fighting for his job as Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior adviser after claims he flouted the government's coronavirus lockdown rules.

Reuters Shared .

Brexit without tears: Covid-19 to the rescueBut we should care. There is an inherently devious connection between the two. Nothing much has been in the news about...

Cyprus Mail Shared .

Outrage at U-turn on promise to reunite child refugees with UK familyCharities fear for safety of lone youngsters as draft text of Brexit negotiations shows Britain wants to end sanctuary.

The Guardian Shared .

Factbox: Dominic CummingsPrime Minister Boris Johnson's senior adviser Dominic Cummings, who faces calls to resign over a journey made during the coronavirus lockdown, was the architect of Brexit who has become one of the most powerful men in the British government.

Reuters Shared .

EU survival at risk says George Soros!There you have it, George Soros, the man that broke the Bank of England in the run-up to Black Wednesday, has issued a warning that the EU may well fall - due to the economic pressures placed on some of its more southern member states by the Invisible Enemy.

Jeff Taylor Shared .

Injustice at the Court of Justice?The European Union claims to be based strictly on law, and its Court of Justice claims the supreme and exclusive right to decide what that law is.

Briefings For Brexit Shared .

The Convergence of Brexit and Covid-19Little has been made of Brexit since the UK ceremoniously left the EU on January 31st and entered into a transition period.

Steven Guinness Shared .

Brexit briefing: 221 days until the end of the transition periodThe UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

Belfasttelegraph Shared .

Brexit news: David Cameron's shock comments to inner circle after Brexit referendumDAVID CAMERON made some shocking comments to his inner circle of aides after the 2016 EU referendum and before resigning as Prime Minister, unearthed reports reveal. Shared .

Brexit snub: How Leave victory boosted calls for Australia to abandon CommonwealthBREXIT boosted calls for Australia to leave the Commonwealth after the 2016 EU referendum, unearthed reports reveal. Shared .

Brexit news: Trade deal with EU on brink of collapse as Brussels 'won't change its stance'BORIS JOHNSON has been warned the European Union will not back down from their ultra-aggressive stance in post-Brexit trade talks, in a move that could trigger the collapse of a deal and cause huge damage. Shared .

GBP/USD Forecast: Negative rates and Brexit talks undermine PoundThe GBP/USD pair is poised to extend its decline, according to technical readings in the daily chart, as the pair is developing below all of its moving averages, with the 20 SMA turning lower and providing dynamic resistance at around 1.2330.

FXStreet Shared .

Brexit news: Steve Baker furious as he claims Cummings did not help securing BrexitBREXITEER Steve Baker lashed out against Dominic Cummings' refusal to resign over allegations of having broken coronavirus lockdown rules, as claimed Boris Johnson's adviser did not even help secure Brexit in January. Shared .

Brexit surrender! Labour leader Keir Starmer admits EU exit debate is 'over'LABOUR LEADER Keir Starmer said that he will not campaign to rejoin the EU as the Brexit issue is 'over'. Shared .

Report blames Scottish Labour's failure on Brexit, Corbyn and backing the UnionThe review, entitled Scottish Labour as a Case Study in Party Failure, was commissioned after December's general election when the party lost all but one of its seven seats - its worst performance at the polling booth in a century.

The Sunday Times Shared .

Common sense tells us that Brexit must be postponed to save manufacturers and retailersAs the latest round of Brexit negotiations end in stalemate, the recovery from Covid-19 this autumn may be stalled just as Britain comes out of the European Union with a no-deal Brexit.

Yorkshire Post Shared .

Dominic CummingsThey've been after the PM Boris Johnson all the way through with their sights also set on Matt Hancock, the Health Secretary - who at stages has seems the one closest to the edge of a forced resignation.

Jeff Taylor Shared .

No-deal Brexit and unicornsIn the wake of coronavirus, something ugly comes...

The Guardian Shared .

EU on brink: How UK's exit hits harder than 18 other members leaving at onceTHE EUROPEAN UNION's staggering reliance on the UK was laid bare after new statistics revealed that, after Brexit, the bloc's economy would reduce as if 18 member states all left at the same time. Shared .

My crystal ball missed Brexit but got Donald TrumpIt has been nearly 4½ years since I began writing this column, which works out at roughly 240,000 words altogether.

The Sunday Times Shared .

Britain must commit to an upper fishing limit in Brexit talks, Carrie Symonds' charity demandsOceana, the oceans NGO, said it was 'surprised' the government hasn't committed to a sustainable fishing limit.

The Telegraph Shared .

Johnson's promised Brexit border in Irish sea 'will not be ready in time'Thinktank warns UK will need to extend the transition period in wake of coronavirus or risk very hard border.

The Guardian Shared .

This morning politics got a bit to Orwellian, and it's concerningDouble Think. Its means to have to opposing beliefs and believe both are true. This morning government ministers Matt Hancock, Michael Gove, Dominic Raab and Rishi Sunak all engaged in Double Think.

Christopher Sharp Shared .

Brexit transition: BBC's Jo Coburn explains why Boris Johnson will refuse EU extensionBBC political presenter Jo Coburn has said that Boris Johnson will refuse to back down to EU threats and ensure Britain quits EU rules this year - with or without a deal. Shared .

Johnson's promised Brexit border in Irish Sea 'will not be ready in time'Thinktank warns UK will need to extend the transition period in wake of coronavirus or risk very hard border.

The Guardian Shared .

Ed Miliband's bitter analysis of David Cameron's mindset over Brexit exposedED MILIBAND, the former Labour leader, revealed what he perceived as the fatal flaw in David Cameron's Remain campaign during an unearthed interview. Shared .

Michael Gove questions SNP's track record following repeated demands for Brexit extensionMICHAEL GOVE has ridiculed the SNP's track record as he questioned their incessant demands for an extension to the Brexit extension - saying the Government wouldn't listen to a party in charge of the 'largest deficit in Europe'. Shared .

50 MPs jobs are saved! The House of Commons will NOT be slimmed down!Do you remember the plan to ditch 50 MPs and reduce the size of the House of Commons?

Jeff Taylor Shared .

WATCH: Cummings Doorstepped 2) He references Brexit. "Just remember how well you guys did before."Questioned while arriving home, he says that he is "obviously not" going to consider his position.

Conservative Home Shared .

Plaid Cymru MP Jonathan Edwards who tried to block Brexit arrested on suspicion of assaultJONATHAN Edwards the Plaid Cymru MP has had the whip withdrawn by the party after being arrested on suspicion of assault. Shared .

Dominic Cummings: How long will he cling on as PM's Senior Adviser?Scuttling Away.. The Previous Story.... There is a clear message at work. And this was well:.

Tendance Coatesy Shared .

Brexit: 'Clock ticking' for detail on GB to NI trade checksAfter the government confirmed new checks on goods entering NI from GB, businesses call for clarity.

BBC Shared .

Brexit news: EU will call Boris Johnson's bluff and prepare for no deal BrexitEU chiefs are preparing for a no deal Brexit after the latest round of trade talks collapsed with the UK, a political expert has said. Shared .

Brexit news: UK's move puts Barnier in a 'bind' as EU chief now forced to show all cardsBREXIT talks between the EU and the UK continue to sour but as Boris Johnson's team made the clever move to reveal its negotiating trade demands, EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier is left with no choice but to reveal all Brussels' cards soon, a trade expert has claimed. Shared .

Brexit briefing: 222 days until the end of the transition periodThe UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

Belfasttelegraph Shared .

Argentina asks Ireland's support to exclude the Falklands from any post Brexit EU/UK accordThe Argentine foreign minister Felipe Solá held a round of talks with his counterparts from Australia, Ireland and Armenia to address issues of special significance for an Argentine foreign policy such as the current Coronavirus pandemic, and its impact on the global economy, and the European Union position regarding the Falkland Islands in a...

MercoPress Shared .

Civil servant who worked on Brexit border issue given major role at Downing StreetA civil servant previously tasked with solving the Irish border issue in Brexit talks has been given a leading role in the Government's response to Covid-19.

Belfasttelegraph Shared .

The U.K.'s Post-Brexit Trading Relationship With the EUCathy Gibson, head of dealing at Royal London Asset Management, discusses Brexit and the U.K.'s trading relationship with the EU.

Bloomberg Shared .

Brexit news: Huge progress made in crunch talks over fishingA BREAKTHROUGH could be on the horizon in the post-Brexit trade talks as negotiators prepare for the next round of crunch discussions, sources have revealed. Shared .

Brexit-Watch: Friday 22 May 2020No extensions to Brexit transition. The deadline must stay. Note: this article was originally published at The Conservative Woman on Thursday 21 May 2020 Choosing four recent Brexit-relevant press articles which, while not necessarily meriting a full-length article, nevertheless warrant two or three paragraphs of comment, rather than merely a...

A Libertarian Rebel Shared .

Keir Starmer on getting children back to school and why he's the man to stamp out anti-semitismYou wait five years for an interview with a Labour leader and then two come along in the space of a few weeks!

Chopper's Brexit Podcast Shared .

Combining no-deal Brexit with Covid could create chaosBut aside from making "Kent a car park", political strategist John McTernan explains why combining Brexit on top of Covid-19 will cause huge concerns.

RT UK Shared .

Brexit: UK Government Publishes Legal Texts on Future UK-EU Relationship NegotiationsOn May 19, the UK Government published a suite of draft legal texts to accompany its policy paper, “The Future Relationship with the EU, ” published on February 27.

The National Law Review Shared .

Employers scam the taxpayer funded furlough scheme!And it's the ordinary taxpayer who will be asked to foot the says are unveiling fraud committed by UK employers that have used the furlough scheme to make large sums of money by falsely claiming employees are on furlough.""

Jeff Taylor Shared .

Eilis O'Hanlon: Nationalists hope Covid-19 will derail Brexit… unionists shouldn't make their job easier by opposing customs checks that hardly anyoThe last thing Northern Ireland needs right now is another row about Brexit. One of the few reassuring things about Covid-19 is that it's reminded people of what really matters.

Belfasttelegraph Shared .

Bastille on the future of the music industryAdam is joined by Dan Smith from Bastille, Beverley Whitrick of the Music Venues Trust, and Will Grant from Domino Records to look at how the coronavirus pandemic is changing the music : Natalie Ktena, Frankie Tobi, Georgia Coan, Seren Jones Studio Director: Weidong Lin Editor: Dino Sofos.

BrexitCast Shared .

UK's coronavirus quarantine in force from June 8Travelers to Britain will be required to self-isolate for 14 days and face fines if they don't comply.

Politico Shared .

Brexit news: Lib Dem MP savaged after warning UK 'cannot afford no deal chaos'A LIBERAL DEMOCRAT MP has been ambushed by furious online commentators after she claimed the UK 'afford the economic damage and chaos of a no deal Brexit' at the end of this year. Shared .

Brexit news: Boris 'won't hesitate' to turn back on EU trade dealTHE European Union has been warned Boris Johnson 'won't hesitate' to walk away from a post-Brexit trade deal, with a political expert lashing out at Brussels for not taking the Prime Minister's threats seriously enough. Shared .

Week in Review: Smuggling no-deal Brexit under the covid emergencyThe new argument for no-deal Brexit is even more disturbing than those which came before it. Shared .

The Generations Who Lost bored of losingHow long can it hold out? The immovable object of young people's resolve verses the unstoppable force of catastrophe.

Christopher Sharp Shared .

Brexit news: How Switzerland claimed 'UK will get better deal than us'BREXIT trade talks have reached a stage of stalemate as the EU and UK stand firmly by their demands - but another country with a long history of Brussels feuds could give Boris Johnson cause for optimism. Shared .

Great Disruptions: The New Normal?From Brexit to Covid-19, the UK is going through a period of increasing uncertainty and disruption.

Centre For Brexit Studies Blog Shared .

Put first things first. Let Brexit take a back seat during the Covid-19 crisisLet's be fair. Any Prime Minister, any government of any party, would be struggling to deal with Covid-19 crisis.

LabourList Shared .

Brexit news: Boris Johnson set to meet Trump next month as UK ramps up trade deal talksBORIS JOHNSON could fly to the US next month to meet with President Donald Trump, his spokesman has confirmed, with talks on a lucrative post-Brexit trade deal between London and Washington potentially on the agenda. Shared .

How Welsh businesses feel about Brexit now we're in the middle of a pandemicThe UK Government has said there will be no extension to the transition period, so we asked Welsh businesses what they wanted to happen.

Walesonline Shared .

Rick Stein's Brexit heartbreak: TV chef's EU tension with director revealedRICK STEIN, the well-known TV chef, revealed how despite their close relationship, he and his late-close friend and colleague David Pritchard disagreed over the Brexit vote during an unearthed interview. Shared .

UK draft post-Brexit deal: 6 things we learned about chemicals regulationsThe UK government this week published a draft agreement setting out its vision for a post-Brexit relationship with the EU, including an annex on chemicals regulations.

EndsReportMainNet Shared .

Borders on the ground, borders in people's headsYesterday was a public holiday in Berlin and I took a little cycle trip along the Teltowcanal all the way to the small town Kleinmachnow, sandwiched between Zehlendorf and Potsdam, south west of Berlin.

Jon Worth Euroblog Shared .

Brexit news: Boris urged to 'walk away' from EU Brexit talks and leave on WTO termsEXPRESS.CO.UK readers have urged Boris Johnson to walk away from Brexit trade talks with the European Union and secure a future relationship with the bloc on World Trade Organisation rules. Shared .

Project Defend! To end UK reliance on China!Whitehall has been tasked with Operation Defend - to end UK reliance on imports from countries like China.

Jeff Taylor Shared .

UK and EU clash over crime-fighting database in Brexit talksUK set to lose access to Schengen Information System that police across continent use to stop criminals.

The Guardian Shared .

Brexit news: MoD insider tells Boris to SCRAP Galileo alternative 'it ONLY benefits China!BREXIT negotiations between the UK and the European Union appear to have hit a wall after both sides launched scathing attacks over terms for a free trade agreement this week, but MoD insider Tobias Ellwood has reiterated the importance of securing a deal with the EU for British defence. Shared .

Remember Brexit? Why Britain could really struggle to dig itself out of recessionLondon As nations around the world attempt to dig their way out of a cataclysmic global recession, Britain is in a particularly tight spot of its own making.

CNN Shared .

Free traders win round oneThe Agriculture Bill was cleared of all protectionist amendments The Agriculture Bill has passed the Report Stage in the House of Commons by 360 to 211 votes - unamended by rebels, much to the relief of the Department for International Trade who feared additions to the bill would scupper the UK's chance of striking free...

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Brexit news: The one UK demand Brussels will not cave over exposedSTALLED Brexit talks have sparked fears over the likelihood of the UK and EU being able to reach a deal by the deadline at the end of the year, with one expert revealing the biggest issue the EU will fight for during negotiations. Shared .

Leaked Report Says We're Knackered With No Deal BrexitA government report into the impact of covid-19 has concluded that we cannot possibly cope with a no deal Brexit at the end of this year and suggest that we need to extend the transition.

A Different Bias Shared .

Coronavirus is the new Brexit-with even higher stakesThe government is displaying the same incompetence that has defined the years since 2016.

Jonathan Lis Shared .

Brexit in the driving seatWelcome to today's economic update. Key influences include the upcoming deadline to request a Brexit extension as sterling slumps.

WorldFirst UK Blog Shared .

Britain's post-Brexit trade plan could be a missed opportunityThe economic argument for free trade is politically more important than ever. A drift towards the use of tariffs and other protectionist measures has increased in G20 countries since the global financial crisis and there are signs that the protectionist trend could accelerate in the wake of Covid-19.

Alexander Downer Shared .

The shape of steamOnce again I find myself frustrated by the news, listening to it primarily, having long, long ago giving up on watching it, the way TV and any other visual medium resent it is increasingly downright annoying, fussy and decidedly distracting, all presentation and little substance, so I usually listen to it, or did, religiously, for years, that is...

My Life As A Piece Of String Shared .

Brexit has created a tribal society, how did we get here?The London Economic - A government detached from reality, with the electorate acting as enablers, how did this happen?

The London Economic Shared .

UK must ask EU for Brexit extensionIf forced back on a US deal on damaging terms, Scotland's agriculture industry could disappear overnight, our seafood industry perish, our universities go to the wall and the NHS begin to be sliced up into neat pieces for US companies to digest.

The Scotsman Shared .

Woes for front bench and Brexit spatRichard Porritt and Steve Anglesey return for another glance at Brexit Britain in lockdown. The pair analyse another bad week for Matt Hancock and Boris Johnson and unpick a tetchy week in EU UK relations...

The New European Brexit Podcast Shared .

Donkey Business, No Deal DramaThis week... Keir Starmer, a man out standing in his field, and why you don't want to get on the wrong side of Big Donkey.

Remainiacs - The Brexit Podcast Shared .

Boris is convinced he'll still get a Brexit dealWhen coronavirus first struck, the assumption was that it would lead to an extension to the Brexit transition.

James Forsyth Shared .

Brexit POLL: What is your preferred outcome from the EU UK trade talks? VOTE HEREBRITAIN is currently fiercely negotiating a post-Brexit trade deal with the EU, but what is your preferred outcome from the negotiations? Shared .

Letters: Another reason why the coronavirus cannot be allowed to delay BrexitThe piece by Charles Moore was excellent. There is another important reason why there should be no extension.

The Telegraph Shared .

We can't afford to extend the Brexit transition periodNearly 40 years ago, 364 economists wrote a letter to The Times denouncing Margaret Thatcher's monetarist budget as a recipe for national ruin, and were widely supported by establishment opinion.

The Times Shared .

Inside SageShould the Government have placed the country in lockdown earlier? Sir Ian thinks they should have.

BrexitCast Shared .

Brexit news: Britons FURIOUS amid fears UK's exit may be stalledBRITONS have reacted furiously amid fears the UK may remain in the EU for longer than first intended. Shared .

Brexit is backThe Covid crisis has served only to stiffen No. 10's resolve. The failure of talks would mean that Britain reverts to the default WTO rules when the transition period ends on 31 December.

James Forsyth Shared .

Brexit: Deleterious Delay Must be Avoided.End of June Legally Binding Deadline Fast Approaches Remember when every inch of newsprint, every television and radio report, each social media post was apparently devoted to Brexit?


UK lockdown: where are the villains!It's a good job that there's been a 36% reduction in burglaries, a 30% drop in serious assaults, that shoplifting is down by 53% and crime overall down by 25%, because it gives the police more time to deal with that most heinous of offences - those caught sneaking off for a clandestine overnight camping trip.

Jeff Taylor Shared .

Tom Watson calls post-Brexit visas and costs for touring artists "commercially crass and culturally wrong"Tom Watson has called for the government back a plan for a Musicans' Passport, allowing bands and artists to tour freely and without visas after Brexit.

NME Music News, Reviews, Videos, Galleries, Tickets And Blog Shared .

Number of non-EU people immigrating to the UK hit a record high in run-up to BrexitLatest figures showed in 2019 those arriving into the UK soared to 404,000 - the highest on record - despite Boris Johnson's pledge to curb net migration.

Mirror Shared .

Why is the pound slipping? Bond investors pay to lend the Government money and interest rates could go negative with Brexit hitting sterling again tooBehind the curtain of coronavirus, relations between the UK and the EU have become increasigly fractious and this is creating uncertainty for the future of the British economy.

This Is Money Shared .

Brexit talks are collapsing!There are now only forty days to go until the 30th of June, the date by which the UK and EU would have to agree a Brexit Implementation Period extension.

Jeff Taylor Shared .

Government warned communities need answers on funding shortfall after BrexitThe government has been warned that communities face a funding shortfall after Brexit as a result of the loss of key EU regional funds.

The New European Shared .

'They're not all negative! ': 20 film-makers respond to BrexitTheresa May called for a Brexit festival - and now 20 directors have responded. The results, featuring kickboxers and an armed janitor, add up to an extraordinary snapshot of Britain.

The Guardian Shared .

Ministers should not bet on the coronavirus recession providing economic cover for a no-deal BrexitAdvisers seem to be calculating that it will be difficult to disentangle the economic impact of a no-deal Brexit from the fallout from the Covid slump, thus making it less likely they will be blamed for inflicting unnecessary further suffering on the UK population.

The Independent Shared .

BBC crisis: Beeb to focus more on Brexit-voting towns after admitting imbalanceBBC BOSSES have pledged to refocus the broadcaster's news programmes on towns and cities in the Midlands and North of England - areas that predominantly voted Leave in the 2016 Brexit referendum - after admitting they were 'under-served'. Shared .

"DEAR MICHEL…" Britain raises its voiceDavid Frost, the UK's chief Brexit negotiator, in a polite but blunt letter to his opposite number, Michel Barnier, makes it very clear that the EUs basic position in negotiating our future relationship is extreme, illogical, and quite simply unacceptable to a modern democracy.

Briefings For Brexit Shared .

City calls for financial services not to be overlooked in Brexit trade dealCityAM - City figures have this week called for the UK and EU not to overlook financial services in the final Brexit.

CityAM Shared .

A 'Clean Brexit' is the planWhy is the government pushing ahead with its Hard Brexit even as the world is in the throes of a corona virus crisis?

Brexitshambles Shared .