An anti-Brexit passenger confronted sun-seeking Michael Gove over his “lies” at a Greek airport after she suffered a 30-hour delay.
As Prime Minister Boris Johnson prepares to depart Downing Street, tossed from office by his own party, his legacy — the opening lines of his eventual obituary — will call him the man who “got Brexit done.” / So how is that going? What can be said about the post-Brexit Britain that Johnson is leaving behind?
The recent closure of the Charles Peguy centre is sad but hardly surprising.
James Grace addresses Boris Johnson’s falsehoods about the impact of the EU on the speed of our jabs.
Rishi Sunak accused of wrongly claiming that VAT axe on solar panels only possible ‘thanks to Brexit’ 27/03/2022
A new EU directive is allowing member states to remove the charge for ‘supply and installation of solar panels’.
Brexit Opportunities Abound – Part 2 17/02/2022
Continuing the letter to Jacob Rees-Mogg, reminding him – he seems to need reminding – of the many new opportunities created by Brexit.
Did the EU ban crown marks on pint glasses? 05/01/2022
To mark the first anniversary of the trade deal between the UK and the EU, Downing Street issued a press release about how prime minister Boris Johnson plans to "maximise the benefits of Brexit".
As crises mount, the polls show voters turning at last. But the national newspapers that backed Leave – even the two now edited by Remainers – continue to pretend there is nothing wrong.
The Brexit Benefit Myths 29/10/2021
The government and its supporters are beginning to claim 'benefits' of being outside the European Union some of which were always available to EU member states or, in other cases, are not benefits at all.
A new video by Peter Stefanovic rubbished Johnson's claim that the vaccine rollout's success was down to Brexit.
Not for the first time, the prime minister delivered a major speech that was economical with the truth.
How cocktail of Brexit and Covid is causing mounting problems in Folkestone - and across the country 08/09/2021
But over the course of the year, a crisis, fuelled by the decision to leave the European Union, has been steadily, stealthily, stretching its tentacles around many of the services and products we expect and rely on.
The London bureau chief for Germany’s public broadcaster reflects on Britain’s government.
Thierry Breton, who is also single market commissioner, believes downsides of leaving bloc are exposed by pandemic
Measuring the Cost Brexit Six Months On 09/06/2021
The end of the transition period was merely a staging post within a process that will be long with us, says Chris Grey.
Two Banks Warn Of Threat To Pound Sterling Outlook Vs. Euro, Dollar On Brexit Drag, Fading UK Vaccine Advantage 13/12/2020
Pound Sterling exchange rates at a crossroads: JP Morgan and BNY Mellon warn fading UK vaccine advantage, UK break-up risks also in focus.
Brexit, tabloid 'sulks', and AstraZeneca 23/03/2021
Having spent almost five years living in Brexit Britain, the tabloids' hostility towards the EU comes as no surprise to me. However, I was surprised to discover the theories surrounding the suspension of the AstraZeneca vaccine, in which European countries are accused of deliberately punishing the UK.
Trade has plummeted and red tape has blocked our borders. Is that what ‘protecting our sovereignty’ meant?
Fisking Frost - Chris Grey 12/03/2021
[This post will] provide a detailed analysis of an article written by David (now Lord) Frost in this week’s Sunday Telegraph.
Former prime minister says UK could have achieved fast rollout within the EU.
The bloc’s joint vaccines strategy – far from being a fiasco – is delivering a better outcome than the UK’s.
Sam Bright reports on the disruption, time and cost suffered by one mid-sized company before and after the UK’s formal departure from the European Union
It was never ‘just about trade’ 31/01/2021
It was one year ago today that Britain left the European Union, and one month ago that we also left the EU’s Single Market and customs union.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he doesn’t want border ‘restrictions’ for medicines, but that’s what his government is doing.
The European Union has approved the coronavirus vaccine from Moderna, leaving the UK trailing because of changes to post-Brexit drug approval rules.