Boris Johnson blames ‘email error’ for not joining EU ventilator scheme - but Matt Hancock says he got it 26/03/2020
After initially claiming it did not join an EU scheme for ventilators because of Brexit, it now blames an ‘email error’ for missing the invitation.
Participation in the scheme is seen as a test of the prime minister's pragmatism on Brexit and Covid-19.
BORIS Johnson's proposals for a bridge or tunnel connecting Northern Ireland and Scotland have faced criticism from the Fraser of Allander Institute think tank.
British negotiators in Brexit trade talks have rejected EU demands.
The EU's long-held insistence on level playing field provisions continues. How does the UK see its commitments to the Irish Protocol and the Political Declaration and what impact will deviation have on its credibility in other trade talks?
João Vale de Almeida’s main task will be ensuring Britain sticks to withdrawal agreement.
Prime Minister will not abide by political declaration following new election mandate.
Boris Johnson faces angry backlash from farmers after dismissing post-Brexit food fears as ‘mumbo jumbo’ 25/02/2020
Prime minister told that allowing in ‘food which would be illegal to produce here would not only be morally bankrupt, it would be the work of the insane’
Gina Miller: Curbing Judicial Review Is Johnson’s Brexit ‘Revenge’ – But Will Hit Most Vulnerable 18/02/2020
Court battle to give parliament more say over departure from EU was won using legal process.
European Union Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan said the U.K. will have “full responsibility” for any damage to the British economy after the post-Brexit transition expires...
Andrew Sabisky resigns over eugenics remarks - but Downing Street refuses to condemn comments 17/02/2020
Downing Street adviser Andrew Sabisky has announced his resignation amid criticism for his past comments which suggested enforcing the uptake of contraception to stop unplanned pregnancies 'creating a permanent underclass'.
Boris Johnson apologised again over race issues today after he was accused of condoning an article that claimed black people have a lower IQ.
European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen pointed out that even Australia wants a better trading relationship with the bloc than the one it currently has.
DOWNING Street has refused to condemn comments from an adviser who once suggested enforcing the uptake of contraception to stop unplanned pregnancies “creating a permanent underclass”.
Boris Johnson’s spokesman has refused to say whether the prime minister thinks black people have lower IQs on average, or agrees with eugenics, after No 10 hired an adviser with highly controversial views.
EU president tells Boris Johnson his latest Brexit plan is just no-deal: ‘We are fine with that’ [1 min] 11/02/2020
Prime minister had claimed ‘Australia-style’ Brexit could be an option.
European commission chief picks out contradictions in UK approach to post-Brexit deal.
Is the EU stopping the UK having free ports? 05/07/2019
There are more than 80 such zones across the Union.
Martin Wolf: Britain’s demands for its negotiations with the EU are unrealistic.
Only four voters in 10 think prime minister will secure trade agreement with EU by December deadline.
Boris Johnson’s government is waging a war of words not against the EU but the British people.
In London for LSE symposium, politicians express confusion at Britain’s post-Brexit stance
The prime minister blackballed business groups from his keynote speech on the future of EU trade talks yesterday, accusing them of failing to prepare their members for the “reality” of post-Brexit Britain.