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Across the world, there is incomprehension at what we have done to ourselves.
Paul Newberry is a consultant aerospace engineer and he’s saddened by Brexit and the loss of opportunity and restriction of freedom it brings to people young and old ... including his son who followed him into the business). It’s bad news for the UK’s future scientists, engineers and innovative industries as a whole.
Emmanuel Macron’s attack on UK’s failure to implement Brexit deal wrecks claims of G7 ‘harmony’.
JOE Biden will tell Boris Johnson not to let the row over Northern Ireland's Brexit arrangements put the Good Friday Agreement at risk when the pair meet today.
In an extraordinary diplomatic rebuke a senior US diplomat accused the UK's Brexit Minister of 'inflaming tensions' over Northern Ireland in a trade row.
His criticism in 1995 chimed with No 10 misgivings over ownership of PM records, National Archives show.
'Hello United Kingdom, it’s the ‘Friendly Five’ here, and can we ask you to cast your mind back to where this all began for us?'
Rumblings from No 10 and the cabinet want you to believe that the ECHR is being ‘abused’ by European judges. The reality couldn’t be more different.
European Movement’s Brexit Watch initiative aims to highlight impact of EU withdrawal on communities
Bob Geldof has accused MPs betraying Winston Churchill through their use of language, as he hit out at a lack of political leadership.
Nicholas Soames, the grandson of Britain's World War Two leader Winston Churchill, will be expelled from the Conservative Party after voting against Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Brexit.
The Tory grandee excoriated Mr Rees Mogg after he was accused of contemptuous behaviour during a key Brexit vote this this week.
Sacked Tory MP of 37 years Sir Nicholas Soames has torn into Boris Johnson in a scathing interview, declaring the country’s leader “nothing like” his grandfather Winston Churchill.
Critics say No 10 move to quit bloc’s institutional structures leaves UK blindsided. / British diplomats will pull out from the EU’s institutional structures of power in Brussels within days, under plans being drawn up by Downing Street.
On June 16, 1940, with Nazi Germany on the brink of crushing France, British prime minister Winston Churchill and French undersecretary of defense Charles de Gaulle met for lunch at the Carlton Club in London. These two great symbols of patriotism and national independence made an incredible agreement: Britain and France should be united into a single country called the “Franco-British Union.”
The European Convention on Human Rights came into effect on 3 September 1953. Some people talk about the European Convention as if it was imposed on the unwilling British by our continental neighbours, but the reality may surprise you.
In March last year, Dominic Cummings, former Campaign Director of Vote Leave, warned that after Brexit happens “we’ll be coming for the ECHR… and we’ll win that by more than 52-48…” For anyone who has paid attention to the public debate over the Human Rights Act (HRA) and European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) in the past decade, those were chilling words.
The Tory commitment to self-imposed isolation – and the loss of influence involved in being impacted by Europe’s decisions and yet not shaping them – makes even less strategic sense now than in back in the party’s pro-European days.
On 11 August 1950, the Consultative Assembly of the Council of Europe adopts a motion tabled by WinstonChurchill which calls for the immediate establishment of a European army so as to form a bulwark against Communism.
Like Churchill in 1948, Macron is determined to posit the idea of union in Europe against what he defines as the threat of Brexit nationalism.
Be Churchill, not Chamberlain. Let's run Europe, not run away from it.
At this point in Churchill's speech he addresses the phenomena, now termed 'regionalism', of the forming of regional blocs of nations.