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Scientific collaboration has become a casualty of Switzerland’s and the United Kingdom’s tussles with the European Union.
Lord Adonis, the Labour former cabinet minister, was a guest speaker alongside David Gauke, the former Conservative cabinet minister, for the event held to mark five years since the EU referendum, which was hosted by our chief political commentator John Rentoul .
Even the keenest Brexiteer must feel that the process has been tortuously long. / That has been, in large part, because successive British governments have refused to accept the trade-off between untrammelled sovereignty and friction-free access to the EU’s single market, a refusal that shapes today’s increasingly testy relationship.
A top European Union official said Wednesday that Britain could face retaliatory tariffs or other sanctions after talks failed to resolve an increasingly heated dispute over implementation of their post-Brexit trade deal in Northern Ireland.
The end of the transition period was merely a staging post within a process that will be long with us, says Chris Grey.
If not, and the vote is to exit, it will be no good saying afterwards that “we didn’t understand what we were voting for” – the repeated complaint made by eurosceptics about the 1975 Referendum. By then it will be too late.
'For at the same time as attempting to relegate Brexit to distant memory, the government is also claiming all kinds of benefits from “having left the EU”.'
Customs expert warns that open border between tariff regimes was an invitation to smuggle.
A van driver whose job is at risk because of Brexit called James O'Brien to reveal all - and it was one of James's most popular clips ever.
Some interesting insights are in a Swiss government information sheet, prepared mainly for Swiss companies. / What have the UK and Switzerland agreed on their trade relationship post-Brexit? Essentially, they are partly “rolling over” to the UK the present Swiss-EU trade relationship.
The Brexit debate deserves so much better than Economists for Free Trade’s latest offering. Their paper, championed by Jacob Rees-Mogg, tries to make the case for leaving the EU without a deal and trading under World Trade Organization rules.
As the British government continues to debate the kind of customs relationship it wants with the European Union after Brexit, one question looms large: how will it solve the Irish border problem?
The European Commission has noted a “lack of progress” in talks with Switzerland over a new institutional framework deal, a top official said on Tuesday.
The result of a nationwide referendum has been overturned for the first time in modern Switzerland's history.
Another day, another Brexit blunder. This time all eyes are on Julia Hartley-Brewer who took the time out of her skiing holiday in Switzerland yesterday to tweet about free movement – and it backfired badly.
Ardent Brexiteer Quentin Letts has a habit of making statements that rile people up, and this time his point about the Swiss border backfired badly.
This van driver gave a fascinating insight into how Brexit will affect business in Britain - leading some Brexiteers to admit they may have voted the wrong way.
With 400 national binding referendums over the last 50 years the Swiss have learned, sometimes the hard way, what works and what does not.
Britain faces exclusion from one of the glowing successes of European Union membership: a university study programme that has benefited tens of thousands of British young people and many more from the EU visiting Britain.
What kind of trade arrangements could the UK negotiate with the European Union after leaving? Newsnight's James O'Brien was joined by former Director-General of the World Trade Organisation Pascal Lamy, and Vote Leave's Andrea Leadsom to discuss.