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A bonus video this week as I was joined by Brendan Donnelly and Richard Hewison, respectively the Leader and the Treasurer of the Rejoin EU Party, which is again standing candidates for election to the London Assembly on 5th May.
In the UK, disillusionment with Brexit has set in. The limitations of Boris Johnson’s Trade and Cooperation Agreement are evident. But Labour’s Keir Starmer, the likely winner of the general election, has only modest ambitions for Britain’s relationship with the EU. Andrew Duff suggests that Labour should be much bolder by adopting a phased approach back to full membership.
Reflecting on the UK's departure from the European Parliament, MEP Terry Reintke shares insights on its impact and prospects for rejoin.
Almost two-thirds of people in Northern Ireland would vote to rejoin the European Union if another referendum were held today, according to a poll. / It shows an increase on the pro-EU vote since the 2016 referendum on the UK’s membership.
Plaid Cymru’s Spokesperson for Trade and Business, Hywel Williams MP, has called for the UK to re-join the Single Market and Customs Union as “a vital first step to improving our moribund economy.”
"The facts are, Nigel, that it's not worked, it's not going to work. Yes, we will rejoin."
A look at what some pro-Europeans are saying about rejoining the EU - and a response.
'There's always someone saying the EU is going to break up but it's more robust than ever'
A poll of 2,000 18 to 26 year olds found that over half want to reverse Brexit, while the NHS, the environment and the economy are their top concerns ahead of the general election.
In an exclusive interview, Jeremy Miles says he wants a frank discussion about Brexit’s hit to the economy – and calls for far greater devolution for Wales.
Why does the newspaper continue to publish Larry Elliot’s Corbynite nonsense on the EU?
In this week's update from ‘downside bunker’, more evidence emerges that Britain has effectively declared a trade war on itself.
A leading figure in Germany’s ruling Social Democratic party (SPD) has called for far closer links between the UK and the European Union, amid rising concerns the Brexit divide is harming efforts to solve international crises, including mass migration.
There was little doubt who came ahead in the spat between Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the European Commission, and Rishi Sunak last week over Britain rejoining the EU. She began her salvo acknowledging that the EU had “goofed up” in losing Britain, but that it would fall to her children’s generation “to fix it”. The “direction of travel was clear”. Britain one day would rejoin.
Lee Anderson has yet again invited widespread mockery after saying he would move to a remote Scottish island – and the internet was happy to oblige. / The Tory deputy chair claimed he would move to Orkney if the UK ever votes to reverse Brexit, in an apparent attempt to show that it was a suitable location to send migrants.
Seven in ten Britons support a closer relationship with the EU than we have now. / As we approach the fourth anniversary of Brexit, 52% of Britons now believe that the UK leaving the EU was the wrong decision. The Labour party – likely to form the next government – have so far resisted calls to move towards rejoining the single market...
The YouGov poll comes after EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the UK should rejoin the EU to "fix" Brexit.
An international petition has been launched aiming to secure Scotland's European future. / The new project is calling for Scotland to be part of the conversation around EU enlargement ahead of the European elections next May.
The polling has been released after Ursula von der Leyen suggested the next generation could put the UK on a path to rejoining the EU.
The president of the European Commission said it was up to young people to reverse Brexit after her generation "goofed it up".
‘We goofed it up, you have to fix it’, Ursula von der Leyen tells young people. / European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has said young Britons could still reverse Brexit by deciding to re-join the EU in the years ahead.
Altogether, if a referendum on re-joining the European Union were to take place tomorrow, 59% (-3) say they would vote for the UK to join the EU, while 41% (+3) say they would vote for the UK to stay out of the EU.
A Starmer government looks inevitable. And once in No.10, all the pressure on him will be to reject Brexit.
A new poll shows 47% want a new Brexit vote by the end of 2028.
Nearly half of voters want another EU referendum within the next five years, a new poll has revealed. / The survey by the More in Common think-tank shows that one in four of the public - 26% - want another Brexit vote in the next 12 months. / A further 21% would like it to be held between now and 2028.