Senior figures in Scotland and Wales warn Brexit is bringing a ‘statutory fist crashing down’.
'The government walking away from this EU deal just smacks of ideological dogma'
Brexifornia: Checking out but never leaving 08/06/2020
Brexit will never be over.
Under cover of Brexit - Chris Grey 03/07/2020
The most important Brexit event of the week came and went with relatively little fanfare, yet it marks a significant moment.
European scrutiny committee warns that UK approach risks access to vaccine
The United Kingdom has passed the point of no return. It has less than six months to reach a new trade deal with the European Union or risk heaping more pressure on companies that are already laying off tens of thousands of workers because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Government now wants close links with early warning system despite Brexit, source says.
UK foreign secretary has said EU invite for Covid-19 scheme was sent to old email address.
The last chance to save us from a no-deal Brexit has now slipped by. Here’s what we lost today 01/07/2020
The negotiations which will set our relationship with our closest neighbours for the next generation are being rushed in a reckless game of chicken.
We’re running out of time. If post-Brexit negotiations don’t prioritise health, we won’t get through a second wave 30/06/2020
Everyone is fishing in the same pond. Stocks built up in readiness for Brexit are having to be replenished. If another pandemic strikes, we’ll hardly be in the best position to get through it.
Experts express concern over the loss of Britons’ free movement rights after Brexit.
After coronavirus, the UK government can’t afford to play Russian roulette with the EU over a Brexit trade deal - Michael Heseltine 27/06/2020
The battle for foreign investment is not a game conducted on public school playing fields. It is ruthlessly fought by governments armed with every trick in the book.
German leader signals trade compromise less likely as she hardens tone on no-deal Brexit.
We can’t make a deal with the EU in the middle of a pandemic – whatever Boris Johnson tries to tell you 27/06/2020
The dangerous threat of a no-deal Brexit will only rear its head again in six months time, just as we’re striving to save jobs and fix our economy. Even if we are able to reach a deal, it will fall short of what’s best for us.
Stop trying to link Brexit to coronavirus – politics has nothing to do with a global pandemic. Oh, wait... 26/06/2020
Nobody ever said that a no-deal Brexit would badly affect our ability to deal with the global outbreak of a viral illness. Well, apart from the British Medical Association in 2018. And the Faculty of Public Health, in 2016 before the referendum was held.
Demands for prime minister to reveal if dangers listed in ‘no-deal readiness report’ last autumn are still real – and whether they have grown because of pandemic.
Nicola Sturgeon says exiting the Brexit transition period at the end of the year would be "extraordinarily reckless".
Constitutional relations secretary Michael Russell warned of a 'catastrophic' recession due to Covid-19.
Britain is already heading for the worst coronavirus-induced slump of any major economy. Now fears are rising that businesses could be slammed by a second body blow this year — the failure of trade talks with the European Union.
'As striking was his ridiculous vanity: Cummings cared so neurotically about his reputation as a prophet that he forged the record so it appeared that he was warning of the ‘‘urgent need’’ to plan for a coronavirus pandemic while the minds of lesser men and women were elsewhere.'
A no-deal Brexit later this year during winter and amid coronavirus would be ‘a vicious, and avoidable, combination of risks’ says Health Foundation.
The First Ministers of Scotland and Wales have written to Boris Johnson to request an extension to the Brexit transition period.
British firms do not have the resilience to cope with a no-deal Brexit after the battering of the coronavirus crisis, according to the outgoing boss of industry body the CBI.
Carolyn Fairbairn says many businesses cannot prepare for no deal during Covid-19 crisis.
The U.K. government backed down on plans to impose full-border checks after Brexit in an attempt to avoid piling an additional burden on businesses already struggling with the impact of coronavirus.