Brexit: the deed is [almost] done

posted in: European Union, News

I would have preferred our exit from the European Parliament yesterday to have been done with dignity. But Farage and his ghastly crew don’t do dignity, preferring instead to break the EP rules by waving national flags in the chamber … Read More

Queen agrees to let Harry, Meghan move part time to Canada

FILE – In this Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 file photo, Britain’s Prince William, left, and Prince Harry arrive for an event at the memorial garden in Kensington Palace, London. Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is set to hold face-to-face talks Monday, … Read More

German businesses already incurring Brexit losses, says industry boss

posted in: Germany, News

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

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

posted in: European Union, News

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

This election came down to just one thing – Brexit

Forget about holding a second referendum. It just happened. Jeremy Corbyn did his cynical best to make the election about the NHS, with fake-news claims about Boris flogging it lock, stock and barrel to Donald Trump. Admittedly, Johnson did himself few favours with his … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 13 December 2019

posted in: News, Weekly Update

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

Johnson Returns to Key Brexit Message as Polls Put Him Ahead

(Bloomberg) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson will go into the final days of the U.K.’s election campaign returning to his key message: that only he can deliver Brexit. Polls show his Conservative Party on course to win a majority, which … Read More

Brexit is one of most spectacular mistakes in EU history, says Tusk

posted in: European Union, News

Exclusive: Donald Tusk says it would still be better for both sides if UK stayed in EU. Donald Tusk said Brexit was one of the saddest experiences of his five years as European council president. Photograph: Mikhail Palinchak/Ukrinform/Barcroft Media Brexit … Read More

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