Boris Johnson will stop at nothing to deliver his Brexit vision – even if that means forfeiting your human rights 09/03/2020
Rumblings from No 10 and the cabinet want you to believe that the ECHR is being ‘abused’ by European judges. The reality couldn’t be more different.
Michael Gove has endorsed claims that up to 50,000 people will be recruited to carry out customs paperwork under the government's preferred trade deal with the EU. This is after his promise in 2017 that a vote for Brexit would mean cutting the costs of EU red tape.
"opening our ports, shelves & fridges to food which would be illegal to produce here would not only be morally bankrupt..." - Minette Batters, NFU 26/02/2020
"To sign up to a trade deal which results in opening our ports, shelves & fridges to food which would be illegal to produce here would not only be morally bankrupt, it would be the work of the insane."
New UNCTAD estimates show that the United Kingdom risks losing up to 14% ($32 billion) of its exports to the EU [1 min] 25/02/2020
EU law expert, Professor Michael Dougan dissects Boris Johnson’s proposed deal to take the UK out of the EU if he is successful in the forthcoming General Election.
Heartbroken By Brexit? Sadiq Khan Thinks You Should Be Able To Keep Your EU Citizenship [1 min] 18/02/2020
The Spanish MEP Esteban Gonzalez Pons has told the European Parliament that Spain will defend its own priorities post-Brexit including the ‘decolonisation of Gibraltar’. This comes as the European Parliament today voted to support Spain's right to veto any agreement between the EU and the UK over Gibraltar.
EU president tells Boris Johnson his latest Brexit plan is just no-deal: ‘We are fine with that’ [1 min] 11/02/2020
Prime minister had claimed ‘Australia-style’ Brexit could be an option.
Meet Brittany Kaiser, Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Releasing Troves of New Files from Data Firm 07/01/2020
New details are emerging about how the shadowy data firm Cambridge Analytica worked to manipulate voters across the globe, from the 2016 election in the United States to the Brexit campaign in Britain and elections in over 60 other countries, including Malaysia, Kenya and Brazil.
The biggest operator of ferries in the Irish Sea has confirmed that there will be checks, inspections and some new infrastructure for trade, and it wants to know what the government will pay for.
Guy Hands, Terra Firma Capital Partners chairman and chief investment officer, discusses the impact of Brexit on U.K. exports, investment strategy, and the influence of environmental, social and governance issues on the firm's mergers and acquisitions.
EU chief negotiator responds to PM’s claim that UK will now be free from Brussels regulations.
With the withdrawal agreement signed and ratified, Britain is out of Europe! Well, not quite. First of all, we have to go through the transition period. Not much will initially change.
Singing of Auld Lang Syne starts in the European Parliament as the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement is approved by MEPs 29/01/2020
'This is our star, look after it for us' - Led By Donkeys project pro-EU video on to White Cliffs of Dover 31/01/2020
Anti-Brexit campaigners Led By Donkeys have projected a pro-European video on to the White Cliffs of Dover to mark the UK's departure from the EU.
'It is pure fantasy:' Ken Clarke and Bill Cash clash over Brexit - after 60 years of arguments about the EU [2 mins] 27/01/2020
"The argument about sovereignty you and I have been having for 60 years. All treaties require pooling of sovereignty"
Former Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull says a trade deal with the UK is “not a substitute for the EU” [2 mins] 21/01/2020
"The reality is that half of your trade goes to the EU. Britain’s trade with Australia is a very small percentage.”
A formal division was not required as there were no dissenting votes.
Anti-Brexit campaigner targeted by thugs - but says incident has made him more determined 20/01/2020
Anti-Brexit activist Steve Bray has been subjected to another attack from a group of 'thugs' while campaigning outside the Houses of Parliament.
Downing Street reveals plans for a light show and a cabinet trip to the north as the Big Ben bonging brouhaha rumbles on.
THE CLAIM: "Any country joining the European Union must have a fiscal deficit at 3% or below. With the Scottish deficit at almost 8% the SNP must outline how Scotland could join the European Union as an independent country."
‘An independent Scotland becomes a bridge between Europe and the UK ‘, says SNP’s leader in Westminster Ian Blackford [3 mins] 15/12/2019
The Scottish National Party’s leader Nicola Sturgeon has accused the Conservatives of “raging against reality” by opposing another Scottish independence vote – insisting Scotland “cannot be imprisoned in the Union against its will”.
'Get Brexit done is the biggest delusion of all' - Michael Heseltine launches scathing attack on Boris Johnson.
Boris Johnson's #Brexit deal would require checks on goods travelling from Britain to Northern Ireland [1 min] 09/12/2019
Boris Johnson's #Brexit deal would require checks on goods travelling from Britain to Northern Ireland, with much more limited checks in the other direction, says Ireland's Deputy PM @simoncoveney.