Brexit ‘trade talks are over’: UK sees no point in more negotiations unless EU changes its stance

The UK sees no point in continuing trade talks with the EU unless it “fundamentally changes” its position, a spokesman for Britain’s PM Boris Johnson has said, blaming the bloc for failed negotiations. … Read More >Brexit ‘trade talks are over’: UK sees no point in more negotiations unless EU changes its stance

‘The deadline lapsed yesterday’: EU launches legal action against UK over ‘problematic’ Brexit bill

The EU has activated a legal process against the UK after it failed to amend its controversial ‘Internal Market Bill’ which Brussels considers inconsistent with the previously agreed Brexit withdrawal agreement. … Read More >‘The deadline lapsed yesterday’: EU launches legal action against UK over ‘problematic’ Brexit bill

‘Russian doll’ Britain: As UK quits Europe and Scotland tries to quit UK, it’s no surprise tiny Shetland Islands want freedom too

With the choppy political waters in Britain and the country’s future unclear, the small subarctic islands of Shetland have declared they want independence. Given their remote location, they’ve every right to go it alone. … Read More >‘Russian doll’ Britain: As UK quits Europe and Scotland tries to quit UK, it’s no surprise tiny Shetland Islands want freedom too

EU warns UK’s controversial Internal Market Bill will ‘break international law’ & ‘undermine trust’

The UK’s controversial Internal Market Bill could potentially disrupt London’s trade talks with Brussels, EU officials have warned, as the UK acknowledges it would indeed violate the Brexit withdrawal agreement with the bloc. … Read More >EU warns UK’s controversial Internal Market Bill will ‘break international law’ & ‘undermine trust’

‘It does break international law’: UK’s Northern Ireland secretary admits London’s internal market bill violates Brexit agreement

The proposed internal market bill touted by London could jeopardize the Brexit process, Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis has admitted, since it allows the UK to override parts of its deal with the EU on Northern Ireland. … Read More >‘It does break international law’: UK’s Northern Ireland secretary admits London’s internal market bill violates Brexit agreement

Ultimate argument? ‘Rogue PM’ Johnson to renege on key parts of Brexit deal, ‘taking N. Ireland hostage’

With trade talks with the EU stalled, Boris Johnson’s government is considering reneging on key commitments under the withdrawal agreement, potentially opening a can of political snakes. … Read More >Ultimate argument? ‘Rogue PM’ Johnson to renege on key parts of Brexit deal, ‘taking N. Ireland hostage’

UK facing ‘potential brain drain’ as emigration to EU countries soars 30% since Brexit vote, new study shows

A new study has revealed that Brexit has been the “dominant driver” in the exodus of Britons to EU countries. Emigration is up 30 percent since the 2016 Brexit vote, with the authors warning the UK faces a “potential brain drain.” … Read More >UK facing ‘potential brain drain’ as emigration to EU countries soars 30% since Brexit vote, new study shows