The next, Brexit-induced recession will be most painful for poorer households, who are also those that voted Leave in greatest numbers.
EU Commissioner slams ‘cheap promises, simplified visions, blatantly incorrect statements’.
The president of the Royal Society has warned the Tory leadership candidates that UK research could be damaged by a bad deal or no-deal Brexit.
Richard Porritt and Steve Anglesey return for another bout of Brexit madness. This week they turn their backs on the Brexit Party and wonder what Jeremy Hunt will promise next.
UK likely to fall into recession after no-deal Brexit, top international credit rating agency predicts 03/07/2019
Bank economists also note that weakening world economy would amplify Brexit hit to UK.
Hunt admits no-deal Brexit could be almost as damaging as 2008 financial crash – but will carry it out if necessary 02/07/2019
The admission is the starkest assessment yet of the impact of crashing out of the European Union, which both Tory leadership candidates say they are ready to do on 31 October.
Make UK says Tory candidates show ‘zero understanding’ of consequences of no deal.
Marr: "Are you really prepared to look those people in the eye and say you're going to lose your job because I am going for a no deal?"
Jeremy Hunt: I’m prepared to sacrifice people’s jobs ‘with a heavy heart’ to deliver Brexit 30/06/2019
Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he is prepared to sacrifice the jobs of British people in order to deliver Brexit.
Tory leadership hopeful says he would tell bankrupt firms their sacrifice was worth it. / Business groups have expressed anger after Jeremy Hunt said he would willingly tell people whose companies went bust after a no-deal Brexit that their sacrifice had been necessary.
Jeremy Hunt has declared that he would refuse to pay some of the £39bn bill it would cost the UK to leave the European Union.
Boris Johnson’s claims about the prospects of rewriting the Brexit deal have been compared by the European parliament’s Brexit coordinator to the “false promises, pseudo-patriotism and foreigner-bashing” he is said to have used to win the EU referendum.
"It is deeply disturbing that Boris Johnson, a high priest of the Brexit movement, still doesn't seem to understand the most basic aspects of his project ..."
Jeremy Hunt has been accused of trying to boost his Conservative leadership campaign by withdrawing Foreign Office (FCO) support for Nicola Sturgeon’s overseas visits.
Boris Johnson’s ‘implementation period’ and five other Tory leadership Brexit plans already rejected or doomed to fail 25/06/2019
What are the Brexit proposals put forward - and why will they probably be rejected?
The contenders to become Britain’s prime minister should not “dumb down” the issues Brexit presents for the Irish border by suggesting simplistic solutions, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Friday.
Gulf of Oman: Unconvinced EU foreign ministers call for independent investigation after US claim Iran is behind tanker attack 17/06/2019
Spectre of Iraq War intelligence misuse raised at EU council meeting. / There was strong support among EU countries for an independent UN investigation and calls for more evidence – with the UK relatively isolating in its support the Trump administration’s line.
Tory leadership candidates have turned on “dictator” Dominic Raab after he refused to rule out suspending Parliament to push through Brexit by the end of October.
Boris Johnson was represented by an empty lectern during Channel 4′s Tory leadership contest on Sunday evening, after the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May refused to take part.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has held talks with European leaders as part of a visit to Brussels.
Boris Johnson viewed as Trump-like figure while Dominic Raab accused of ‘making things up’. / The EU has been on a Brexit break since the UK secured a six-month delay to its departure. With Theresa May soon to leave 10 Downing Street, Brussels is tuning in to the Westminster drama of the Tory leadership race – with both amazement and exasperation.
British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt claims German Chancellor Angela Merkel hinted to him that the EU would be willing to renegotiate the Brexit separation deal.