UK PM’s claim China breaking international agreement over Hong Kong provokes response from embassy.
Fresh example of ‘disastrous’ impact of hard Brexit deal on creative artists stuns MPs.
As Boris Johnson prepares to schmooze Saudi Arabia, Sam Bright reports on the UK’s growing trade relationships with despotic regimes.
EU demands billions from UK as ‘Made in China’ row widens: Britain accused of flouting Brexit rules 14/03/2022
The European Union is demanding £2.5bn in compensation from Britain for failing to apply customs rules to Chinese imports.
A former Conservative leader asked how the UK could “reproach” Russia, China and Iran for their conduct when it was prepared to break international laws.
UK ‘failed to fulfil its obligations’ to stop Chinese companies flooding market with cheap clothes.
While looking for Brexit opportunities: Jacob Rees-Mogg profits directly from Chinese pharma and Russian gas investments 21/02/2022
The government’s new minister for Brexit opportunities, Jacob Rees-Mogg, is directly profiting from significant investments in a pharmaceutical company in China as well as a Russian gas company, according to reports.
A speech made by David Lammy in 2019 has cropped up again on the back of Brexiteer outrage over visa controls.
Silk Road exit down to UK Brexit? 06/12/2021
Be that down to Brexit, suppressed world trade, supply chain issues or the political climate, Britain seems to be falling out of the overland picture, opened with such enthusiasm almost exactly four years ago.
It wasn’t just bad for Britain, says Australia’s former prime minister – Brexit hurt the liberal democratic order as well.
'Hang on we were told the UK was first in line for a trade deal,' wrote one Twitter user.
Suppliers said to be unwilling to stock up because of confusion over safety labelling and extra paperwork.
Bonfire Night at risk as fireworks hit by Brexit supply issues with predictions of 70 per cent fall in stock 22/09/2021
Prices of fireworks are predicted to rise as supply shortages start to bite.
Non-binding opinion says UK allowed criminal gangs to flood Europe with cheap Chinese-made clothes.
‘Waste’: Fisherman says exporting to China is ‘cheaper and easier’ than to France post-Brexit 07/07/2021
Jamie McMillan said his sales are down 40 per cent since Brexit.
The UK left the EU at the end of 2020, and according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics, Brexit has already led to a significant slump in trade between the EU and the UK... / Brexit supporters endorsed the idea of CANZUK – an alliance between the UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
A Scottish fisherman says it's "cheaper and quicker" to export his shellfish to Asia than it is to France under post-Brexit rules. / Because the UK is out of the single market, British fish exports to Europe are now subject to new customs and veterinary checks.
China has overtaken Germany to become the UK's biggest single import market for the first time since records began.
Far from minimal disruption, the full impact of leaving the EU may take 15 years to appear.
Tit-for-tat sanctions over Beijing’s treatment of Uyghurs puts halt on investment agreement.
An estimated 26,000 ecommerce sellers will have to register for the tax under ‘one-stop shop’ system.
Allies of UK trade secretary Liz Truss accused of launching an ‘unprovoked attack’ on Dan Tehan on the eve of their meeting.
We knew leaving the EU would weaken us. Now we can see it will limit the ability of the government to rein in big tech.
Conservative rebels have failed in their bid to prevent ministers from signing trade agreements with countries implicated in genocide following Brexit.