There is a stark disconnect between promises of prosperity and the grim post-Brexit reality for the UK fishing industry, according to fishing boat owner Mark Addison. "There's been issues with queues, passports, paperwork, groupage in lorries.... which is a big problem with fresh produce like fish." says Mr Addison, speaking from Peterhead in Scotland, Europe's largest whitefish market.
It’s been four years since we formally left the EU - and its been eight years of trying to square an impossible circle. How do you keep Brexiteers happy, the EU on board and Northern Ireland’s government up and running, all at once?
James O'Brien highlights the 'political imbecility' of Brexit amid new food import checks [15 mins] 30/01/2024
James O'Brien discusses recent reports suggesting food imports to the UK are at risk in confusion over post-Brexit checks and emphasises how this proves how 'stupid' the idea of Brexit really is. James highlights how people believed the words of a 'proven liar' in Boris Johnson and a 'proven idiot' in Jacob Rees-Mogg, who assured people that 'food would be cheaper.'
Ken Clarke tells MPs: 'I do think the Prime Minister has a tremendous skill in keeping a straight face whilst he's being so disingenuous'. / Boris Johnson has been defeated again as MPs pass bill blocking no-deal.
Good Morning Britain host Susannah Reid had a heated exchange with Nigel Farage after the former UKIP leader claimed he could team up with Boris Johnson to 'defend their Brexit legacy'.
Major's Foresight on Brexit [10 mins] 03/03/2023
What the former Prime Minister warned BEFORE the referendum.
Former Prime Minister Boris Johnson was left looking even more baffled than usual when asked a crowd whether they thought Brexit was a good idea.
The BBC’s Analysis editor Ros Atkins looks at the controversy surrounding the government’s plan to scrap thousands of EU-era laws.
CHEAPER energy bills. Lower migration. An extra £350 million a week for the NHS. There was little that the zealots pushing for Brexit wouldn’t claim ahead of the crunch vote in 2016.
In this film, senior FT writers and British businesspeople examine how Brexit hit the UK economy, the political conspiracy of silence, and why there has not yet been a convincing case for a 'Brexit dividend'.
Following a weekend of utter chaos at the Channel crossing, James O'Brien reminds listeners how the Tories insisted Brexit would not bring about these very issues.
Boris Johnson has caused "untold damage," according to Peterson Institute President Adam Posen [1 min] 07/07/2022
Boris Johnson has caused "untold damage," according to Peterson Institute President Adam Posen. / "He's a prime minister who thinks he's a president," says Posen.
Boris Johnson's plan to overhaul Brexit agreement is 'politically driven', says EU Commission Vice President [1 min] 16/06/2022
In an exclusive interview with Sky's Beth Rigby, Maros Sefcovic disputed the UK government's decision to unilaterally overhaul parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol - saying it was "very damaging" to relations with the EU.
Boris Johnson accepts Northern Ireland impasse down to Brexit deal he signed up to [1 min] 17/05/2022
Boris Johnson has accepted that the political impasse in Northern Ireland is a "direct consequence" of the Brexit deal he signed up to.
Ukraine war: Prime minister's speech comparing Brexit to resistance to Russia did 'not go down well' in Europe [2 mins] 31/03/2022
Tobias Ellwood, a former defence minister, says he has not withdrawn his letter of no-confidence in the prime minister because of the speech he gave comparing Brexit with Ukraine's struggle against the Russians.
‘No-one died for Brexit’: Ukraine’s ex-president asks Boris Johnson not to compare referendum to fight against Russia 23/03/2022
‘With this situation, please, no comparison,’ said Petro Poroshenko
'No one died for Brexit': Former Ukraine president asks Boris Johnson to 'please' avoid comparison [3 mins] 23/03/2022
Ukraine's former president Petro Poroshenko has asked Boris Johnson to "please" not compare the UK's Brexit vote to his country's fight against Russia - after the Prime Minister appeared to do so over the weekend.
Andrew Marr has hit out at Boris Johnson for his "ludicrous and offensive" comparison between Ukraine and Brexit, and said it was a calculated comment to "get back to talking about Brexit" in anticipation of upcoming local elections.
‘How many Britons died?’ Former Ukraine president Poroshenko asks Boris Johnson not to compare war to Brexit [1 min] 23/03/2022
Former Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has suggested Boris Johnson was insensitive to compare Ukraine’s fight against Russia to Brexit.
Boris Johnson has sparked outrage by comparing the struggle of Ukrainians fighting the Russian invasion to British people voting for Brexit.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson compared the plight of Ukraine with the Brexit vote, saying people's instincts are "to choose freedom every time".
Boris Johnson likens Ukrainians' fight to British people voting for Brexit – video [2 mins] 19/03/2022
Speaking at the Conservative party spring conference in Blackpool, the prime minister compared the struggle of the Ukrainian people for freedom to the instincts of Britons who voted for Brexit.