Tag archive for ‘Brexit’
By admin On Friday, March 20th, 2020

Test for Brexit immunity? UK top negotiator self-isolates after EU counterpart tests positive for Covid-19

Britain’s chief Brexit negotiator, David Frost, has gone into self-isolationwith Covid-19-like symptoms a day after his EU counterpart, Michel Barnier, announced that he was diagnosed with the coronavirus. Frost More...

By admin On Thursday, March 19th, 2020

EU’s Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier tests positive for coronavirus

The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator has announced that he caught Covid-19, as nations across Europe scramble to contain the deadly virus. I would like to inform you that I have tested positive for #COVID19. More...

By admin On Thursday, March 5th, 2020

EU Brexit Chief Barnier Calls UK’s Demand on Fishing Rights ‘Impractical’

Following the first round of the UK-EU trade talks, the bloc’s Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier stated on Thursday that there’s a “serious divergence” between the two parties. Sputnik News More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

A Brexit Day holiday? Tory MP presents parliament with ‘United Kingdom Day’ proposal & ignites remainers’ fury

An ardent Brexiteer lawmaker has put forward a parliamentary Bill that, if passed, would see ‘United Kingdom Day’ become a new bank holiday in honor of Brexit, provoking pro-EU remainers’ ire on social media. Pro-Brexit More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

Tory MP wants workers FORCED to work more than 48 hours a week to solve Brexit worker shortage

A Tory MP has suggested that the government should allow bosses to force employees to work more days and longer hours in order to fill the gap caused by the inevitable shortage of migrant workers after Brexit. The More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

Johnson trying to keep Brexit EU trade negotiations secret is ‘futile’ according to TUC

The Trade Union Congress’s general secretary, Frances O’Grady, has warned Boris Johnson that trying to keep negotiations with the EU on a new EU trade deal secret will prove to be futile. Ms O’Grady More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

Brexit leverage or historic justice? Twitter row erupts after EU ‘demands’ UK return stolen Elgin Marbles to Greece

Britain’s refusal to return the Parthenon/Elgin Marbles to Greece, which says they were stolen from Athens in the early 19th century, has triggered debate on Twitter about the rights and wrongs of the provocative More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

‘Hell of a job’ to secure deal: Verhofstadt blasts BoJo’s Brexit negotiator treating UK & EU as being ‘on two different planets’

EU chief Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt has warned it would be a “hell of a job” to secure a successful outcome in negotiations with the UK, hammering his counterparts for their approach to future relationship More...

By admin On Friday, February 14th, 2020

Tory MP pictured hanging out with Hitler-loving, Holocaust-denying neo-Nazi at Brexit event

A newly elected Tory MP has attempted to defend herself after being pictured alongside two far-right activists – one of whom has praised Adolf Hitler and denied the Holocaust on social media –  at More...

By admin On Saturday, February 8th, 2020

Could Brexit unfreeze Anglo-Russian relations? George Galloway thinks so

The UK needs new foreign partners after Brexit and mending ties with Russia looks like a logical step, especially with London not having to observe EU sanctions against Moscow any more, ex-MP George Galloway tells More...