UK must suffer knockout blow if EU is to thrive

posted in: European Union, News

Europe underestimates Britain’s ability to adapt to a post-EU environment. British prime minister Boris Johnson during a stop on his general election campaign trail at a boxing academy in Manchester on Tuesday. Photograph: Frank Augstein/Getty Images In Brussels, Brexit is … Read More

Brexit talks: the brutal reckoning that awaits the UK

Many EU member states are calling for a very hard line with the UK in talks on the future relationship. When and if Brexit is finally delivered, a vast array of questions will immediately spring up. Britain’s prime minister told … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 1 November 2019

posted in: News, Weekly Update

Greetings from Tyler, We got through the world’s Halloween observance without incident.  Maybe they’ll start removing the spider webs and flashing inflatables from the neighborhood yards, and the skeletons from the entries of every dollar store.  Not that we’re frightened … Read More

EU leaders set to offer Boris Johnson three-month Brexit extension

The European Union is preparing to grant Britain a flexible three-month Brexit extension, according to a leaked draft of an agreement set to be signed off by Brussels. French President Emmanuel Macron had been pushing for a short extension of around two … Read More

Macron Blocked EU’s Decision to Delay Brexit for Three Months

Emmanuel Macron, France’s president, speaks during a news conference at a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, on Oct. 18, 2019. , Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg (Bloomberg) — French President Emmanuel Macron blocked the European Union’s attempt to delay Brexit … Read More

Boris Johnson threatens to pull Brexit bill, call snap election before Christmas

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatened to put the brakes on his European Union divorce bill and call for a snap general election before Christmas if lawmakers continue to stonewall his push to pass the legislation in three days. Speaking at the House of Commons … Read More

Merkel says EU must forge free UK trade deal very quickly

posted in: Germany, News

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union need to conclude a free trade agreement as soon as possible after Britain’s exit from the bloc, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, hours after the two parties sealed a divorce … Read More

Hundreds of anti Brexit campaigners are heading to London for so-called ‘Super Saturday’

A prominent protester has taken swipes at Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson and Boris Johnson. A sign held by an attendee during a People’s Vote rally at New Dock Hall in Leeds. (Image: Danny Lawson/PA Wire) More than 800 people from … Read More

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