Red tape continues to frustrate small businesses as the hunt for the sunlit uplands goes on.
UK and EU are yet to agree efficient trading system to replace single market. / Stalled Brexit talks are pushing up UK energy bills by hundreds of millions of pounds a year, the power industry has claimed.
London replies to European Commission in a letter setting out Britain’s unilateral decision to carry on with the status quo.
Six years after the referendum on June 23, 2016, if we put aside the profound political consequences – a divided England, Scotland and Northern Ireland pulling away, a more isolated country – what is the economic toll?
British government thwarting the north's potential to exploit post-Brexit trading difficulties in the Republic – Stephen Farry 10/08/2022
THE BRITISH government is thwarting the north's potential to exploit trading difficulties in the Republic created by Brexit, according to Alliance's deputy leader. / Mr Farry said the official statistics illustrated that the "nonsense of Brexit brings wide-ranging consequences", including for large aspects of the supply chain into the Republic.
There's one thing that the two candidates locked in a bad-tempered battle to be Britain's next prime minister agree on: Brexit is nothing to do with any of the woes facing the UK right now. / The inconvenient truth, as the head of the port of Dover has confirmed, is that Brexit has indeed contributed to the chaos.
European Commission says failure to apply customs rules in Northern Ireland “significantly increases the risk of smuggling”.
Simply Red has taken to Twitter to label Brexit a "shambles" in an unlikely message to Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer. The band, led by flame-haired frontman Mick Hucknall, made the comment ahead of their concert at Plymouth's Central Park on Sunday night.
Don’t pretend Australia Brexit trade deal will have ‘noticeable’ benefits, MPs tell government 06/07/2022
Cross-party international trade committee says agreement unlikely to be detectable at supermarket tills.
UK government warned there is 'no legal or political justification' for unilateral action on NI Protocol 04/07/2022
The British government has been warned that there is "no legal or political justification" for unilateral action on the Northern Ireland Protocol.
Northern Ireland wants stability. Tearing up the Brexit agreement will put peace and prosperity at risk 03/07/2022
The British government has chosen unilaterally to break the protocol, which it signed two years ago – but Europe stands by it.
He also criticised the UK government and what he called “the disaster” of Brexit, which had stopped airlines easily recruiting European workers, and thus worsened staff shortages this summer. “This is without doubt one of the inevitable consequences of the disaster that has been Brexit,” he said.
Goods and services exported to bloc affected by return of customs border, EU commissioner says.
UK should rejoin single market as quitting EU ‘biggest piece of self-inflicted harm,’ says Sadiq Khan 29/06/2022
Britain should push to rejoin the single market because Brexit is the “biggest piece of self-inflicted harm ever done to a country,” says Sadiq Khan.
We must rejoin the single market, the London Mayor told LBC, branding leaving the EU as "the biggest piece of self-inflicted harm ever done to a country."
Boris Johnson ‘shredding trust’ with three breaches of international law, former top diplomat warns 28/06/2022
Boris Johnson ‘shredding trust’ with three breaches of international law, former top diplomat warns.
‘Impossible’ that British alternative NI plan can work, says Italy’s minister for European affairs Vincenzo Amendola.
Britain is pressing on with a plan to rip up parts of the post-Brexit trade deal it signed with the European Union.
Sectors from fishing to aviation, farming to science report being bogged down in red tape, struggling to recruit staff and racking up losses for the first time.
Boris Johnson victory at next election would be ‘disaster’ for Tories and Britain, says former party chair 21/06/2022
Under current PM, government is not Conservative but English Nationalist, says Chris Patten.
The economic fallout from leaving the EU is becoming all too apparent.
Sir Ivan Rogers: the real reasons for a Brexit dynamite move by "the most incompetent government", what Truss and Frost really want and the problem of rejoining the EU Single Market 16/06/2022
"This NI bill looks very, very bad. ... It's obviously illegal. Furthermore, you clearly haven't exhausted the provisions of Art. 16, because you haven't invoked Art. 16. ... The problem with that in Brussels they know that the British would not respect the judgement of the courts..."
The leader of Plaid Cymru Adam Price calls on Labour to make the positive case for the single market and customs union.
Germany told European Union nations that relations between the UK and the bloc reached a new low and they should be ready for a serious fight if London enacts the bill it proposed to tear up the Northern Ireland Protocol.