Cummings, Brexit and Russia: Part 1 05/04/2022
The development of Brexit from a fringe movement into a dominant political project coincided chronologically not only with a long period of patient and sustained campaigning and lobbying, and with a lucky sequence of favourable shifts of circumstance and forces, but also with the internal development of one key external force, the politics and ideology of the Putin regime.
Brexit causing 'higher costs, red tape, delays' and more disruption likely, says UK report 09/02/2022
The "only detectable impact" of Brexit on British businesses so far is "increased costs, paperwork and border delays", says the chair of a prominent parliamentary committee.
Brits will have to start paying €7 per person and pre-register their details in order to enter the European Union from next year.
British travellers heading to Schengen EU countries will have to start paying a €7 visa fee by the end of 2022, the European Commission has confirmed.
A new system for monitoring non-EU travellers entering the bloc’s Schengen Area is scheduled to be implemented in April next year and may lead to delays of 17 miles, an industry insider warned today.
Those missing exit stamp could be denied entry on their next trip.
The changes will affect non-EU citizens that do not need a visa to travel to the bloc.
British travellers face challenges this year not only from the Covid crisis, but also the effects of Brexit. Here’s the lowdown.
5 Brexit fights still brewing 28/04/2021
As the EU finally ratifies the Brexit trade deal, attention shifts to some major loose ends.
‘We expect non-residents to take steps to return to the UK as soon as they can,’ says British ambassador to Spain
The Spanish workers of La Línea de la Concepción are at the ready to celebrate the removal of the Gibraltar border controls. And they have reason to.
Gibraltar to join EU’s border-free travel area under last-minute Brexit deal after talks between UK and Spain 31/12/2020
The agreement was struck ‘in principle’ with hours to spare.
Britons visiting Gibraltar told to present passports while Spaniards won't in latest Brexit blow 23/12/2020
British overseas territory set to face disruption despite voting 95 per cent for Remain.
European commission insists letting UK nationals use e-gates would breach EU law
Proposal is backed by the Rock but is controversial for the UK.
Brexiters are often accused of living in the past. That is manifest in the now recurring Brexiter response to concerns about Brexit: ‘but we did perfectly well before’.
For some weeks the British government has been planning a “shock and awe” campaign to warn British businesses that they have less than six months to prepare for Brexit; but the EU has beaten them to it.
Treaty which led to the creation of Europe's Schengen Area, in which internal border checks have largely been abolished.
Leaked German government report shows Britain has been requesting special access. / Britain wants to ‘approximate the position of a member state as closely as possible’ when it comes to working with Europol, the EU’s law enforcement agency, the leaked report states.
UK to decide on Gibraltar-EU travel deal 20/01/2020
The UK government says Gibraltar cannot independently negotiate a passport-free travel deal with the EU after Brexit.
Chief minister Fabian Picardo says it does not ‘make sense’ for the territory to be cut off. / Gibraltar is considering joining the EU’s Schengen open borders area to limit disruption caused by Brexit, its chief minister has said.
A large number of our readers have asked us to factcheck a list of claims about the Lisbon Treaty, or “what will actually happen if we stay in the EU”, which has gone viral on social media.