EU panic as Boris Johnson to become ‘nasty’ with Brussels to secure Brexit trade deal

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EUROCRATS have been warned Brexit trade negotiations could bring out the “nasty” side of Boris Johnson after the Prime Minister pledged to deliver on an agreement within 12 months. Boris Johnson ruled out extending the Brexit transition period past December 2020 as he … Read More

German businesses already incurring Brexit losses, says industry boss

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German businesses have already been suffering from the negative effects of Brexit, said Holger Bingmann, head of the foreign trade industry group BGA, pointing out losses to German exporters worth €3.5 billion this year. Prospects of an agreement between the … Read More

Asylum crisis: “The answer is 100% ‘No’”

Belgian asylum minister Maggie De Block (Flemish liberal) has asked the seaside resort of Koksijde once again to welcome asylum seekers in a reception centre, but for the time being the request is being met by a firm rebuttal from … Read More

Why Boris Johnson will not go for a ‘hard’ Brexit, but a slow Brexit

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A year of headlines and parliamentary debates dominated by EU negotiations would be a political disaster for Johnson. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson  Getty Images Wars end when the belligerents give up fighting. The surest way for this to happen, and … Read More

Brexit Britain Is Still the Promised Land for Desperate Migrants

Kurdish-speaking migrants line up for food in Dunkirk, on Dec. 19. Photographer: Geert Vanden Wijngaert/Bloomberg , Bloomberg (Bloomberg) — Night is falling on the small Belgian town of Gembloux and with the darkness comes another shot at completing an epic … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 13 December 2019

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Greetings from Tyler, You must have heard of the tourists and their guides that were terribly burned while they trekked an active volcano.  There’s no way you can read any of the eyewitness accounts of this tragedy without an emotional … Read More

Boris Johnson’s attack on EU citizens shows the Tories don’t think migrants belong here

The Conservatives have no desire for the UK to be a diverse country. EU citizens who witnessed the European referendum will not be surprised that Boris Johnson is again turning his fire on us. As a leading figure in Vote … Read More

Three of Europe’s biggest economies are probably in recession — and the ECB is out of bullets

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Reuters/Jason Cairnduff Three of Europe’s largest economies — Germany, Italy, and the UK — are either in recession or are on the verge of it, which could spell danger for the eurozone. Germany, Europe’s industrial backbone, is stuttering. The unemployment … Read More

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