Breaking – those "iconic" new British blue passports? The French will be making them. UK firm De La Rue loses contract to Paris security giant Gemalto;https://t.co/dvGyhsOfOY — Tom Newton Dunn (@tnewtondunn) March 21, 2018
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders will on Friday offer Britain a Brexit transition deal, the summit chair Donald Tusk said - but the deal will only be finalized if London honours its commitments on the Irish border and Gibraltar.
Former SDLP Leader, Mark Durkan speaking in Dublin tonight has suggested a renewal review of the Good Friday Agreement. He told his audience; “As the Brexit negotiations intensify, it’s welcome that the EU27 have continued to voice a strong commitment to protecting the Good Friday Agreement in all its parts. Show More Summary
EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Britain's devolved parliaments in Scotland and Wales on Wednesday approved bills that aim to keep their current powers unchanged after Brexit, a backstop in case a dispute with Prime Minister Theresa May's government drags on.
It has been a heck of a few days in the spotlight for Cambridge Analytica — a ‘political consultancy’ that confesses it likes to operate in the shadows. Revelations continue to emerge about its practices, including allegations of illegal...Show More Summary
The threat that ports, trains and ferries will grind to a halt after 31 March 2019 is causing fears of business losses amongst UK expats in Europe. Although the recent talks have given rise to optimism over a soft Brexit, Europe-based expat business owners are fully aware that time is running out with no firm conclusions as regards border... Expats Blog -
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU leaders will approve a post-Brexit transition offer to Britain on Friday, summit chair Donald Tusk said on Wednesday after reservations expressed by Spain over Gibraltar had held up the confirmation.
After months of pushing and shoving, Brussels has finally forced the UK a little closer to the Brexit ejector seat. The EU is hailing the advance as a huge step forward. And a collective of 100 French intellectuals warns that the republic is threatened by a new form of totalitarianism.
Britain and the EU agreed the terms of a Brexit transition deal on Monday. Spain is threatening to block it unless Britain backs down on Gibraltar. The Spanish government wants a veto on Gibraltar — a British overseas territory on the...Show More Summary
LONDON — Conservative MPs and Leave-voting fisherman took to a fishing boat on the Thames on Wednesday morning in protest at the Theresa May's decision to keep Britain withing EU fishing rules during the Brexit transition. May's decision...Show More Summary
The board of Cambridge Analytica, a data firm that worked with Republican candidates during the 2016 US presidential election and made conflicting statements about its involvement in a campaign for Brexit, has suspended its CEO Alexander Nix. More »
The world's largest social network is at the center of an international scandal involving voter data, the 2016 US presidential election and Brexit.
President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday unveiled plans to get more people speaking French, saying the "treasure shared by 700 million people" belonged to all and should be given more prominence in the EU ahead of Brexit. France's youthful...Show More Summary
The British Ports Association is calling on the UK Government to deliver on the Prime Minister’s pledge of ‘frictionless’ trade after Brexit. Following Monday’s agreement between UK and EU negotiators on the terms of a transition deal...Show More Summary
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier said on Tuesday he expected the most difficult negotiations with London to come at the end of the process.
EU President Donald Tusk warned on Tuesday that some of the bloc's leaders were not yet ready to back a Brexit transition deal at a summit in Brussels later this week. After intensive talks at the weekend, British and European Union negotiators reached an agreement Monday on a 21-month transition phase after Britain leaves the bloc in March 2019. Show More Summary
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said Tuesday that the Northern Ireland border issue must still be resolved, after a deal was reached on a Brexit transition phase. "We heard yesterday with great joy that there was a consensus... Show More Summary
James Kirkup in the FT has a nice piece saying that the centre-left needs more than just whines about Brexit and Corbyn, however justified these might be, but also needs a new economic model. I agree. Successful political parties need...
It’s now clear to me that we convinced Remainers must accept that Brexit is going to happen. It will not implode through the weight of its own contradictions. There is no prospect of an alternative government that will halt the process. Show More Summary