Economic hardship and war have not pushed Europe’s nations apart, but closer together.
The threat of a no-deal Brexit is causing staff at several universities in the UK to stockpile scientific equipment, including protective gloves and fly food, New Scientist has learned.
‘Don’t listen to Brexiters’ madness’ and no deal could mean ‘harmful decisions’ – CEO
Boris Johnson agreed in the final hours of the Northern Ireland Protocol negotiations that there would be customs declarations on goods exiting Northern Ireland to Britain, despite the fact that just three weeks later he told businesses in the North there would be "no forms, no checks, no barriers of any kind…," according to a detailed new account of the protocol negotiations.
Brexit blues: From Wetherspoon to Next, the company bosses who loved Leave until reality hit 11/11/2022
But six years on, reality is kicking in and some of the most ardent Brexiteers - including the heads of major UK employers - are starting to change their tune.
Sky News can reveal that the government has taken out hundreds of gagging orders as part of its preparations for a no-deal Brexit. / The orders, formerly known as non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), are legally binding contracts to stop confidential conversations being talked about in public.
The Tories are upping their attack on our democracy, under cover of the leadership contest 19/07/2022
Deep within the Northern Ireland protocol bill, ministers are making a sinister grab for yet more unchecked powers.
VIDEO INTERVIEW British Ambassador to Romania Andrew Noble sees nothing good in no-deal Brexit, says Romanians are important part of his country 04/10/2019
British Ambassador to Bucharest Andrew Noble said in an interview with HotNews.ro on Thursday that he'd not see anything good in a no-deal Brexit, but assured that even if his country leaves the EU without a deal, authorities there have mechanisms to preserve the status of Romanian citizens in the UK.
We may never know exactly what Conservative MP Chris Heaton-Harris intended to do with the information he tried to obtain on academics who teach about Brexit. But it certainly shouldn’t be treated as “just a polite request for information” as if this were some routine event.
Brexit trade war would have ‘immediate and devastating’ impact on UK economy, industry warns 15/11/2021
Business chiefs and economists say huge disruption lies ahead if Downing Street triggers Article 16.
Such a move by the UK is likely to spark retaliation from the EU, with talk of a suspension of the EU-UK trade deal that could result in a trade war.
Brexit trade deal could be suspended if Boris Johnson triggers Article 16, Ireland warns [5 mins] 08/11/2021
The move would plunge the UK into a no-deal Brexit.
A former British diplomat, who was Boris Johnson's Brexit counsellor in Washington, has spoken of her dismay and anger at his administration’s attitude to the Irish border question when he became Prime Minister in July 2019.
British minister 'claimed no-deal Brexit would only hit a few Irish farmers with turnips in their trucks' 28/10/2021
A FORMER British diplomat said one government minister dismissed the risk of a no-deal Brexit on Irish firms as only affecting "a few farmers with turnips in the back of their trucks".
Dominic Raab "chickened out" of no-deal Brexit after his threats to pull out of talks were met with support from the EU, Michel Barnier states in his new book.
Aviva's senior economist, Stewart Robertson, discusses how the impact of Brexit on the economic landscape and what the future might look like now we have left the European Union.
Lords committee chair highlights concern EU parliament may delay trade deal ratification.
One of the consequences of leaving it so late – 24 December 2020 – to agree The EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) was that ratification could not be completed before the Agreement entered into force on 1 January 2021.
As COVID-19 and the new variant add further complications to a possible no-deal Brexit for the NHS, the NHS Confederation asks the Prime Minister to seek a one-month extension to the Brexit transition period.
No 10 told failure to agree deal will push health service ‘over the edge’ in January.
Preparations being made at ‘every port and access point from Europe’, senior officer say.
Keir Starmer says Boris Johnson must agree "oven ready" deal with Brussels that he promised in 2019.
Britain risks weeks without trade transition plans from 1 January after missing EU parliament Sunday deadline.