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.
Coronavirus: Boris Johnson blames administrative error for failure to sign up to EU equipment help scheme 26/03/2020
Downing Street has blamed an administrative error for the UK's failure to sign up to an emergency EU scheme to help procure vital medical equipment to fight coronavirus.
Government clarifies position after critics accuse Boris Johnson of putting ‘Brexit over breathing’.
Brexiteer calls for pubs and restaurants to re-open as ‘majority don’t care about coronavirus’ 23/03/2020
A Brexiteer politician has called for pubs and restaurants to re-open because he claims a ‘majority don’t care about the coronavirus’.
Boris Johnson's father is in the process of applying for a French passport to maintain his ties with Europe after Brexit.
Boris Johnson’s father Stanley is applying for a French passport to allow him to work and move freely throughout Europe after Brexit.
Majority of Britons support extending Brexit transition period amid coronavirus outbreak, new poll shows 21/03/2020
Latest round of negotiations delayed last week as governments scramble to contain outbreak.
Home Office refuses people EU settled status on grounds of eligibility for first time.
Participation in the scheme is seen as a test of the prime minister's pragmatism on Brexit and Covid-19.
Coronavirus: Raab accused of 'reckless insanity' for claiming pandemic strengthens case for speedy Brexit 17/03/2020
Foreign secretary rejects calls to 'urgently' extend the transition period to 'focus 100 per cent on the emergency' - arguing it 'makes the case' for a clean break in December.
Experts warn that European Medicines Agency membership would have had advantages.
The coronavirus should remind us of just why international cooperation is so important in reducing the threat of infectious disease.
Future British governments could be unable to repeal new laws on workers’ rights, the environment, and health and safety, under the terms of the EU’s proposed Brexit trade deal.
Boris Johnson trade deal plan little better than no-deal Brexit, UK’s former ambassador to EU warns 12/03/2020
Ivan Rogers says some in Downing Street appear to be ‘misjudging’ negotiations.
About 150 delegates were due to arrive next week for three days of talks.
Brexit has in fact cost every person in the UK £1,200 so far, spending watchdog says – as economy flat-lines.
Industry leaders fear trading will be harder and more costly without comprehensive deal.
The government will need to hire at least one new negotiator every day until June to plug the staffing gap, in a situation branded "farcical and a real risk".
The UK should consider the trade-offs it is willing to make in a post-Brexit deal, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen says.
The increases would come from hefty tariffs on imports and the cost of increased border checks on food coming into the country.
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.
Britain must follow ‘rules of the game’ if it wants access to our markets, EU president warns 09/03/2020
Ursula von der Leyen says UK must make up its mind.
Truckers face paperwork mountain after Britain opts against fast-track security checks agreement with EU 08/03/2020
British negotiators rejected participation in the 'safety and security zone' despite accepting it would significantly increase border delays.
Labour leadership frontrunner was only candidate at Dudley hustings not to reject idea of reversing Brexit.