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

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

‘Britain’s been sacrificed!’ Brexit Party MEP launches ferocious attack on ‘EU superstate’

posted in: European Union, News

BREXIT PARTY MEP Rupert Lowe has hit out at the EU, branding the institution a “federal superstate” that has “sacrificed Britain on the alter”. Mr. Lowe launched a scathing attack on the European Union as he condemned the bloc for … Read More

Europeans once hoped the British would reverse Brexit. Now, many can’t wait for them to leave

posted in: European Union, News

European Council President Donald Tusk meets with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the Group of Seven summit in Biarritz, France, on Aug. 25. Tusk said in April that he still dreamed of a Brexit reversal. (Andrew Parsons/Pool/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) BRUSSELS — Wistful … Read More

What Is Brexit? What Does ‘No-Deal’ Mean?

posted in: European Union, News

Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Britain’s two main political parties are haggling over the nation’s withdrawal from the European Union, known as Brexit. The badly divided government is in crisis, unable to agree on an approach to the country’s biggest peacetime decision … Read More

Brexit’s ‘Doomsday Politics’ Mean Voters May Be Last Chance to Resolve Crisis

posted in: European Union, News

Prime Minister Boris Johnson during questioning in the British Parliament on Wednesday.CreditCreditJessica Taylor/UK Parliament LONDON — He jabbed his finger in the air and shook his head theatrically. He dared the opposition to back his call for an election and … Read More

Boris Johnson is edging closer towards agreeing a new Brexit deal

posted in: European Union, News

The Democratic Unionist Party which props up the Conservative government is willing to drop one of its strict Brexit red lines, according to reports. The Northern Irish party is reportedly willing to accept a regulatory border in the Irish sea. … Read More

Angela Merkel says there is hope for Brexit deal ‘right up to the last day’

posted in: European Union, News

Mrs. Merkel hinted that Brussels would insist on level playing field guarantees as part of any agreement CREDIT: HAYOUNG JEON/EPA Angela Merkel has said there is still every chance of a Brexit deal being struck as British negotiators headed to Brussels for further … Read More

Boris Johnson: ‘I’d rather be dead in a ditch than delay Brexit’

posted in: European Union, News

BORIS JOHNSON saw the Brexit civil war reach his own family yesterday as his younger brother resigned as an MP and minister. The PM begged Jo to stay on during a late-night heart-to-heart at Downing Street but the universities minister … Read More

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