Why is a united Ireland desirable? 34 speakers to address the issue at Ireland’s Future conference 01/10/2022
Ireland’s Future : Views of some of those who will participate in the event on Saturday.
A number of local food businesses in the city have closed their doors at a time of spiralling costs and tightening budgets for households.
The impact of the UK’s departure from the EU and the continuing tensions over the Northern Ireland protocol have reinforced the concept of a united Ireland for many.
THE SON of the late Rev Ian Paisley has said talk of a united Ireland is not as easily dismissed as it once was and that Brexit bears much of the responsibility for transforming attitudes.
The Foxley Hatch in Purley is to close by the end of October, one of 32 Wetherspoons pubs put up for sale across the country.
Cold Feet star Jimmy Nesbitt will deliver the keynote address at the Ireland’s Future event in Dublin.
Levy could raise €140bn, and energy ministers also set targets to cut electricity use.
Bruno Le Maire is the French opposite number to chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng.
Brexit Britain wants to come back 29/09/2022
Times must be hard in London: Brexit Britain wants to rejoin Europe’s political community.
Private letter says ‘illegal’ plan could jeopardise free trade deal between UK and Gulf Cooperation Council.
PM and chancellor say they will not publish projections until late November despite them being ready next week.
A weaker than expected recovery from the coronavirus pandemic has left the UK as the only G7 country with a smaller economy than in early 2020, according to official figures likely to further undermine the government’s tax-cutting measures.
The government’s “Brexit freedoms bill” could see all legal protections from pesticides abolished, wildlife campaigners have warned, putting insects, wildlife and human health in danger.
"Investors have got the message. Britain is not the bet it once was." / The Bank of England was forced to step in yesterday to prevent mass insolvencies of pension funds.
No updates on key issues facing the industry following summer of political turmoil, CPA boss says.
The head of Eurostar says that even with all border booths manned, queues are growing and the station can only process 1,500 passengers an hour compared with 2,200 in 2019.
And if and when it does, role lacks Cabinet position, complain Lords. / The UK's position in science and innovation is under threat from a lack of government focus and financial investment according to a House of Lords committee.
Outgoing Eurostar boss says Brexit has led to reduced capacity, fewer trains and higher prices 27/09/2022
Jacques Damas claimed long daily queues at London St Pancras are only being avoided by the company limiting capacity. / Extra Brexit border checks mean the processing rate for passengers at Eurostar’s London station has been cut by nearly a third, according to the cross-Channel rail operator’s boss.
Eurostar blames Brexit as 'main factor' in cutting Disneyland Paris trains and St Pancras station delays 27/09/2022
Extra border checks mean St Pancras can't handle as many passengers as it did before Brexit.
MINISTERS have today unveiled plans to pilot a Scottish visa scheme to allow some businesses to recruit EU citizens and other foreign nationals following a shortage of workers in certain sectors post Brexit.
Problems faced by Eurostar as a result of the pandemic, Brexit and rising costs have been set out in detail in a letter from outgoing CEO Jacques Damas to the Chair of the UK’s House of Commons Transport Select Committee.
Capacity at London St Pancras is down by one-third because of extra passport checks – meaning fewer seats and higher fares.
Brexit driving UK constitutional crises 27/09/2022
rexit is still influencing constitutional issues in the UK, with ‘Remainers’ increasingly unhappy with and mistrusting the government, an event discussing the National Centre for Social Research’s (NatCen’s) British Social Attitudes report has heard.
Brexiteer MP overheard talking about markets on night of 2016 referendum vote. / Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng reportedly said “who cares if Sterling crashes” in the immediate aftermath of the Brexit referendum result in 2016.
The director general of the National Trust said that investment zones ‘represent a free-for-all for nature and heritage’.