Having cut Britain adrift of Europe, Brexiters are indulging in an old fantasy about a new national role in the world—as the hub of a far-flung Anglosphere.
After Brexit, Britain’s competitors are running rings around us. Sunak’s not even at the races 08/02/2023
This reshuffle will make little difference: the country is going nowhere as the PM leads us further down an economic dead end.
Ex-PM says UK was stronger in the EU – as Jeremy Hunt challenged to admit Britain ‘poorer’ after Brexit.
Brexit was a ‘colossal mistake’, former PM Sir John Major tells Northern Ireland Affairs Committee 07/02/2023
Former prime minister Sir John Major has told the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee Britain made a “colossal mistake” when it left the European Union. / Sir John said while he is not a “significant Europhile”, he believes the UK was stronger in the EU.
The UK is urging the European Union not to harm British companies as European leaders debate whether to match measures in the US Inflation Reduction Act with massive green subsidies of their own.
After Brexit, some anticipated a shift in European sentiment and believed other members would follow the UK's lead. But 6 years on, the bloc seems more cohesive than ever and optimism is high. So why is this? And how did the EU become stronger than ever?
Ursula von der Leyen pledges ‘unprecedented’ investments in clean technologies. / The EU is preparing to take on President Joe Biden’s showpiece legislation, which has turbocharged green investment in the US, by loosening restrictions on subsidies in Europe and accelerating permits for new projects.
Businesses have cited Brexit after the UK recorded its worst month in over two and a half years.
‘I can see Britain being a member of the EU again’: How Brexit is returning to UK politics 26/12/2022
But the EU does not want to reopen debates about the terms of the Brexit deal: “Only in the UK are people still arguing about Brexit,” a source said. “No one in Europe thinks about it any more.”
Joe Biden UK visit set to be scrapped if Rishi Sunak fails to strike Northern Ireland Brexit deal 23/12/2022
The US is ready to scrap mooted plans for Joe Biden to visit the UK for the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement if Rishi Sunak fails to strike a deal with the EU on post-Brexit trade arrangements with Northern Ireland in time.
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak 'didn't discuss' a post-Brexit trade deal in his first meeting with Joe Biden - and dodged questions on whether Brexit has played a part in Britain's economic woes
New government figures show post-Brexit slump in UK exports to Germany, France, Italy and Spain – and failure to transition exports to the US and China, says ParcelHero
New Government figures show a massive post-Brexit slump in UK exports to Germany, France, Italy and Spain – and reveal the UK failed to transition to key export markets such as the USA and China. The new International Trade Secretary, Kemi Badenoch, faces an uphill battle, warns ParcelHero.
Promises of a special trading relationship with America have also yet to materialise, the ONS figures show. / New Government figures show a massive post-Brexit slump in UK exports to Germany, France, Italy and Spain – and reveal the UK failed to transition to key export markets such as the USA and China.
Liz Truss becoming Prime Minister is the end of what little hope remained that the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill would be scrapped.
Chris Hayes on Trump's victory in 2016, the Brexit vote, and Bolsonaro's victory two years later: “In all three cases, in all three countries, we kind of ran the experiment—you can't look at any of these three countries and the outcomes and think that was not a disaster.”
The lucrative UK/US trade deal is dead - so will it Liz Truss now press ahead with ripping up parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol?
Liz Truss forced to drop post-Brexit US trade deal as ‘reality’ caught up with her, ex-aide says 21/09/2022
It was long touted as one of the biggest prizes of Brexit, but Liz Truss has finally been forced to drop the Government’s plan to strike a free trade deal with the US.
PRIME Minister Liz Truss has said a post-Brexit trade deal with the US could be years away despite her predecessor Boris Johnson championing it as a big Brexit bonus.
Liz Truss concedes post-Brexit free trade deal with US will not restart for years as she prepares for Joe Biden meeting 20/09/2022
Liz Truss has conceded negotiations for a post-Brexit free trade deal with the US will not restart for years as she flew to New York ahead of a meeting with Joe Biden.
Telegraph article suggesting a US trade deal will be done ‘before Brexit’ comes back to haunt them 20/09/2022
Today Liz Truss poured cold water on a potential deal, saying she doesn't foresee any negotiations taking place any time soon.
Truss’s relations with US president already strained by her threats as foreign secretary to rip up post-Brexit trading arrangements in NI.
PM admits talks are not even taking place and plays down hopes from Brexiters that they could start ‘in the short to medium term’.
Prime minister will not discuss trade with Joe Biden in meeting on Wednesday.
Prime minister concedes negotiations will not begin in the "short to medium term" as she flies to New York.