Labour Movement for Europe says there is ‘no excuse’ for leader failing to back closer ties – proposing trade, energy and security.
Brexit supporters constantly deny that that problems caused by Brexit have anything to do with Brexit. Does this remind you of anything? 02/08/2022
Brexit after Boris 31/07/2022
Boris Johnson became prime minister on the promise that Brexit would bring prosperity and pride. Did it?
When the most anti-EU newspapers are pointing to the policy’s inevitable failures, it’s time our government admitted the truth.
"The law that P&O are allegedly relying on was introduced as a result of EU directives..." Ireland & Spain banned fire & rehire. Both are in the EU. 23/03/2022
"The law that P&O are allegedly relying on was introduced as a result of EU directives... He [Starmer] would have kept us unable to change it... He would have made it impossible to protect UK employees" (Johnson). / Ireland & Spain banned fire & rehire. Both are in the EU.
Flashback: To when Farage and the Brexit Party voted against plans to tackle Russian propaganda in European parliament 15/03/2022
Reminders of how Brexit Party MEPs voted in crackdowns on Russian propaganda have been making the rounds on social media as the war in Ukraine intensifies.
eter Jukes tracks Putin’s long war against democracy and the West – and the Russian President’s allies in Britain’s pro-Brexit establishment.
British voters were not fully informed on the implications of Brexit during the referendum in 2016, a European Parliament report has concluded.
A video by the UK Foreign Office criticising the Northern Ireland Protocol has been condemned as “Trumpian propaganda” in the Irish parliament.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has faced calls for his resignation over the holding of parties at Number 10 Downing Street during lockdown. Andrew Ryder argues the scandal runs much deeper than the work culture at the heart of government or Boris Johnson’s personal failings. It is emblematic of a decline in public standards that has sharply escalated since the Brexit referendum.
The Express has repeated a misleading claim about Britain’s trade deals, despite having already amended a previous article which made the same claim, after being approached by Full Fact.
As a correspondent, the likely future PM produced exaggerated tales that were lapped up at home.
Alexandra Hall Hall says UK ‘damagingly’ downplayed impact on NI peace process.
What did they expect? For years, the British people were fed lies and disinformation about so-called Brussels red tape — much of it by Boris Johnson, including in his years as a journalist.
Britain and Europe: “The Hope Still Lives” 07/05/2021
This is an edited version of the Julian Priestley Memorial Lecture delivered by the author on 7 May 2021.
An aerial image of a large protest has been shared on Facebook and Instagram alongside a claim that it shows an anti-lockdown demonstration in the UK capital of London in March 2021. The claim is false; the photo in fact shows an anti-Brexit protest in March 2019.
British Brexit strategist Daniel Hannan is this week’s guest on Conflict Zone, discussing how honest his Vote Leave campaign really was. Did it misinform and mislead voters as some claim? And what does a post-Brexit UK look like?
Cross-party group files claim to force inquiry into Russian interference in UK elections.
A former Irish Ambassador retweeting a former French Ambassador, half in condemnation half in sorrow about the UK government. 15/09/2020
A former Irish Ambassador retweeting a former French Ambassador, half in condemnation half in sorrow about the UK government. Once upon a time this would have mattered deeply to any UK government.
Simon Coveney: “Sorry, there is no blockade proposed. And that is the type of inflammatory language coming from No 10 which is spin. And not truth" 13/09/2020
Andrew Marr: “Would the EU block goods entering Northern Ireland from Britain?” / Simon Coveney: “Sorry, there is no blockade proposed. And that is the type of inflammatory language coming from No 10 which is spin. And not truth"
Ursula von der Leyen hits out at Britain over plans to breach agreement on Northern Ireland.
Conservative Party used disinformation ‘with new level of impunity’ during 2019 general election, report finds 23/08/2020
Researchers warn that tactics could undermine public trust in government messaging amid coronavirus pandemic.
Russia report: Moscow's disinformation campaign fuelling 'political extremism' and division in UK 21/07/2020
Russian accounts push views on Brexit, terror attacks and race as part of 'culture wars', expert says.