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Northern Ireland minister’s proposal comes after PM denied plans for Swiss-style relationship with EU.
Britain’s economy is forecast to shrink by 0.4% in 2023, more than any other in the Group of Seven richest nations, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Britain is the only G-7 member whose economy has yet to return to pre-pandemic levels.
There has been “greater friction” and “difficulties” over trade since Brexit, Health Secretary Steve Barclay has admitted, as he denied a report that the government is considering adopting a Swiss-style relationship with the EU.
We are stuck in the Tory game of make-believe that everything is coming up roses in an English country garden. The reality is that following Brexit the rest of the world looks at England with a mixture of perplexity, pity, and amused contempt.
This week, Rishi Sunak talked of building 'an economy that embraces the opportunities of Brexit'. Here's 5 mins on Brexit's impact on the economy so far.
This Brexit built on lies can't be undone, but the new prime minister has a chance to minimise the damage.
The former Green Party co-leader argued the new bill launches "an attack on nature like we've never seen before".
Michael Heseltine says Brexit will be ’high on the agenda’ if Liz Truss loses general election. / The Tories will never win back younger voters as an anti-Europe and populist party, former cabinet ministers have warned – as they called for trade links with EU to be rebuilt.
Simply Red has taken to Twitter to label Brexit a "shambles" in an unlikely message to Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer. The band, led by flame-haired frontman Mick Hucknall, made the comment ahead of their concert at Plymouth's Central Park on Sunday night.
We desperately need to rejoin the single market and customs union, whatever the former PM thinks.
Boris Johnson ‘shredding trust’ with three breaches of international law, former top diplomat warns.
The former UK Ambassador to the EU, Ivan Rogers, explains why even Brexiteers are dismayed over Brexit.
The leader of Plaid Cymru Adam Price calls on Labour to make the positive case for the single market and customs union.
Germany told European Union nations that relations between the UK and the bloc reached a new low and they should be ready for a serious fight if London enacts the bill it proposed to tear up the Northern Ireland Protocol.
Labour have reprimanded a frontbench MP after she told a private meeting she hoped the UK could return to the EU single market if the party formed a government.
Thanks to Brexit, sterling is becoming a risky bet for some investors.
Government legal adviser warns it cannot be argued ‘credibly’ that there is no alternative to unilateral move.
Brexit-related trade barriers have driven a 6% increase in U.K. food prices, adding to a squeeze on consumer spending power, according to a new report.
ITV News Anglia has been catching up with small businesses across the region to find out more about what the end of the UK's membership of the European Union has meant for their fortunes.
UK businesses that trade with Europe are continuing to have a tough time because of post-Brexit bureaucracy, according to an investigation carried out by the Financial Times.
There is an air of desperation in attacks from those on the right and their supporters in the press. They fear if Johnson falls, the Brexit deception will crumble too.
Businesses across the West Midlands are facing higher costs, a big increase in paperwork and hold-ups at ports.
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.
Britain’s trade with the European Union has been dented by Brexit, with businesses facing greater costs, paperwork and border delays since the UK’s full withdrawal, a watchdog panel of MPs said Wednesday.
In September 2021, UK goods trade was 11.2 per cent, or £8.5 billion, lower than it would have been if the UK had stayed in the EU’s single market and customs union.