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National Farmers’ Union president Minette Batters has taken a swipe at former prime minister Boris Johnson for adopting a “morally bankrupt” position during post-Brexit trade talks with the US.
The year in Brexit 20/12/2023
The past 12 months have been littered with grandiose claims about the benefits of Brexit and the ability of the UK to demand what it wants from the EU. But the sad and inescapable conclusion is that none of those benefits exist and that the UK has been forced into a number of embarrassing retreats and compromises.
US president quietly abandons talks as he focuses on elections next year. / Joe Biden has dashed hopes of a post-Brexit transatlantic trade deal with the UK as he looks to bolster US industry as part of his bid for re-election.
Seven years since the referendum, how have the “promises” made by the most prominent Brexiteers panned out? Here’s a rundown of the 10 most spectacular untruths.
The impact of Brexit on people’s earnings could be ‘substantial’, say experts. / Millions of workers in Britain will be about £1,300 worse off a year due to Brexit, leading experts have said.
Britain is looking to strike trade agreements following its departure from the European Union, but Mr Biden’s administration has put talks on ice.
Brexit now considered a mistake by significant majority of the population as UK’s economic fortunes fade.
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
This week, Rishi Sunak talked of building 'an economy that embraces the opportunities of Brexit'. Here's 5 mins on Brexit's impact on the economy so far.
British Chambers of Commerce urges government to ‘cut red tape on UK-EU goods movements’.
Try and find an instance of the market reacting to tax cuts anywhere else on Earth the way it reacted to the UK’s mere mention of such a simple policy. The market usually loves tax cuts. Not this time. Why?
Red tape continues to frustrate small businesses as the hunt for the sunlit uplands goes on.
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?
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 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.
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.
Securing a trade deal with the US was sold at the time as being one of the most significant benefits of leaving the EU.
Prime Minister Liz Truss has admitted that there are no hopes "in the short to medium term" for a transatlantic trade pact with the United States as she prepared for a meeting with Joe Biden.
Brexit after Boris 31/07/2022
Boris Johnson became prime minister on the promise that Brexit would bring prosperity and pride. Did it?
Claim that UK farming at risk if ‘soft’ approach pursued with countries with ‘less qualms’ about quality.