After Brexit, Britain’s competitors are running rings around us. Sunak’s not even at the races 08/02/2023
This reshuffle will make little difference: the country is going nowhere as the PM leads us further down an economic dead end.
Editorial: The UK’s six-year Brexit hangover 05/01/2023
There's little talk of reversing the decision, but evidence of Brexit-induced harm is piling up.
According to a poll carried out by the Savanta data research group, more people in the UK believe Brexit has damaged the country's economy and influence on the world stage with indicators pointing towards a growing appetite for a second referendum on EU membership.
The lucrative UK/US trade deal is dead - so will it Liz Truss now press ahead with ripping up parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol?
The fall of the British Passport "In 2010, it was ranked as the most powerful in the world..." 02/08/2022
The fall of the British Passport “In 2010, it was ranked as the most powerful in the world. According to the Henley Passport Index, we could visit more destinations without a prior visa than any other nationality.” Now it’s 13th.
UK PM’s claim China breaking international agreement over Hong Kong provokes response from embassy.
Nicholas Walton gives up leadership of €2.8m pan-European research after dispute over Northern Ireland protocol.
Truss urged to step back from brink in explosive Brexit spat with Brussels over Northern Ireland 12/05/2022
Tearing up Northern Ireland protocol ‘will spark trade war, drive up inflation and damage UK influence’, warns senior Tory MP.
Airmic, the UK association for risk and insurance professionals has said that Brexit is threatening the London Markets influence in the global industry.
A former Conservative leader asked how the UK could “reproach” Russia, China and Iran for their conduct when it was prepared to break international laws.
The UK's diplomatic heft and economic muscle have been greatly damaged by leaving the world's largest trading bloc. It will have increasingly little sway in any future global crises.
Global Britain or Lonely Britain? 02/02/2022
Despite its claims of exceptionalism and the freedom to succeed outside of the European Union, in reality, the UK is no longer in the room where it happens, says former British diplomat Alexandra Hall Hall.
Russia’s leaders do not consider the UK to be their country’s equal in the global system. This creates problems for British policymakers – which Brexit is aggravating.
‘I want to awaken you to an opportunity’, Penny Mordaunt tells US audience – after Joe Biden slammed the brakes on talks.
The Prime Minister and French President Emmanuel Macron can't stand each other, but the real damage is from Brexit.
It wasn’t just bad for Britain, says Australia’s former prime minister – Brexit hurt the liberal democratic order as well.
Former deputy prime minister says we ‘must restore Britain’s position in the corridors of European power’.
Analysts in Europe say Britain committed “Anglo-Saxon suicide” when it voted for Brexit.
Brexit minister says EU move would be to the detriment of viewers but admits UK is powerless to prevent it.
There cannot be a question mark left in the minds of British politicians - or any others for that matter - as to where the allegiances of the current US President lie when it comes to post-Brexit Irish-British affairs.
It has not even been five months since the end of the Brexit transition period and there have been armed patrol vessels in the Channel.
We knew leaving the EU would weaken us. Now we can see it will limit the ability of the government to rein in big tech.
'An Ethnocentric Strategy of Post-Brexit Imperial Nostalgia': The UK’s Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy 29/03/2021
Fabio Petito argues that the UK is failing to realise the importance of regional blocks and has few realistic responses to the current crisis of the liberal international order.
UK’s ability to bolster Brexit deal to be hit by ‘career graveyard’ of Brussels work, Boris Johnson warned 17/03/2021
‘Morass’ of future talks looms, but status of EU posting has been ‘downgraded’ – and a brain drain is likely, according to think tank
Trade has plummeted and red tape has blocked our borders. Is that what ‘protecting our sovereignty’ meant?