European Union

Monday, August 21, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017

Brexit: Government to publish reports on negotiation strategy

Brexit: Government to publish reports on negotiation strategy

Brexit: Government to publish reports on negotiation strategy

Ministers to give details of possible trade deal as well as future role of European Court of Justice

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Brexit: 'UK proposal on Northern Ireland border is in reality a smuggler's charter,' says Irish senator

Brexit: 'UK proposal on Northern Ireland border is simply a smuggler's charter,' says Irish senator

'UK proposal on Northern Ireland border is simply a smuggler's charter'

Irish Senator Mark Daly spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the plans for the border to the Republic of Ireland post-Brexit

Brexit: Theresa May moves to quell concerns over Northern Ireland border

Brexit: Theresa May moves to quell concerns over Northern Ireland border

Brexit: Theresa May moves to quell concerns over Northern Ireland border

The Prime Minister made clear to Irish nationalists she does not want to see a border return after Brexit

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Customs Union: 'If I were a business I'd be very worried about Brexit', says Vince Cable

Vince Cable says Brexit is a 'slow-motion car crash'

Vince Cable says Brexit is a 'slow-=motion car crash'

Vince Cable says the Government's current customs union idea is very 'airy fairy'

Brexit: 'Interim customs union plan may be for internal Tory Party consumption', says Labour MP

Brexit: Interim customs union plan may be aimed at appeasing Tory party, says Labour MP

Interim customs union plan may be aimed at appeasing Tory party, says Labour MP

Labour MP Steve McCabe welcomes the announcements he thinks some kind of customs union arrangement is essential

David Davis suggests UK could keep custom union agreements for short time post-Brexit

David Davis suggests UK could keep custom union agreements for short time post-Brexit

David Davis suggests temporary time period to keep existing customs arrangements

The Brexit Secretary is to publish a paper on Tuesday outlining the proposals, intended to avoid disruption to British businesses

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

Brexit: 'Philip Hammond can't go off the rails so had to agree with Liam Fox'

Brexit: 'Philip Hammond can't go off the rails so had to agree with Liam Fox'

Brexit: 'Philip Hammond can't go off the rails so had to agree with Liam Fox'

The Conservative Home writer Henry Hill says it's productive that ministers are talking about a transitional period for Brexit

Theresa May returns at a crucial point in the Brexit negotiations

Theresa May to return to Downing Street as new paper on Brexit position is published

Theresa May returns to Downing Street as paper on Brexit position is published

New tranche of papers believed to address Irish border issue

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Gina Miller afraid of leaving home after receiving acid attack threats

Anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller afraid of leaving home after acid attack threats

Gina Miller afraid of leaving home after receiving acid attack threats

The businesswoman who challenged the Government over Article 50 could be forced to leave the UK for her own safety

EU expenses: MEP Steven Woolfe blasts 'hypocrisy' of European Commission

Brexit: Former Ukip MEP Steven Woolfe blasts EU expenses 'hypocrisy'

Brexit: Former Ukip MEP Steven Woolfe blasts EU expenses 'hypocrisy'

The independent MEP spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the release of expense forms pertaining to senior EU officials

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Brexit: 'It's not clear how Parliament wants judges to interpret EU law', says Dominic Grieve MP

Brexit: 'It's not clear how Parliament wants judges to interpret EU law', says Dominic Grieve MP

'It's not clear how Parliament wants judges to interpret EU law', says MP

The MP for Beaconsfield said the Supreme Court President was right to raise the issue in an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Lord Neuberger calls on Government for clarity about EU law post-Brexit

Supreme Court president Lord Neuberger urges Government to clarify EU law post-Brexit

Supreme Court president Lord Neuberger demands clarity on post-Brexit law

In an interview with the BBC, the Supreme Court president called for the Government to say more about the role of the European Court of Justice after the UK leaves the EU

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

'Cabinet members who disagree with Theresa May should resign', says Leave Means Leave

'Cabinet members who disagree with Theresa May should resign', says Leave Means Leave

'Cabinet members who disagree with Theresa May should resign'

The co-chairman of Leave Means Leave says some cabinet members are damaging our negotiating position

Sir Vince Cable: 'I'm not sneering at older people'

Sir Vince Cable on Brexit: 'I wasn't sneering at old people by saying they shafted the rest'

Vince Cable on Brexit: I wasn't sneering at old people with 'shafting' comments

The Leader of the Liberal Democrats clarified comments he made about older people being 'self-declared martyrs'

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

'The Bank of England blame Brexit when the facts don't fit', says John Redwood MP

'Bank of England blames Brexit when the facts don't fit', says John Redwood MP

'Bank of England blames Brexit when the facts don't fit', says John Redwood

The MP for Wokingham spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Bank of England cutting its growth forecasts for the year

Business bosses urge Theresa May to delay Brexit beyond 2019

Brexit: Business bosses urge Theresa May to extend negotiations to avoid economic trainwreck

Brexit: UK Plc urges May to extend negotiations to avoid economic chaos

A report from the Institute of Directors called on the Prime Minister to extend the negotiation period to avoid economic chaos

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017

'Fear rising from Brexit causing more divorces', says lawyer

Brexit fears leading to spike in divorces, says lawyer

Brexit fears leading to spike in divorces, says lawyer

Vanessa Lloyd Platt stunned both James Max and Carole Malone with her claim

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Brexit: 'A type of Berlin wall across Ireland would be a terrible outcome,' says Sir Vince Cable MP

Brexit: 'A new Berlin wall across Ireland would be terrible,' says Sir Vince Cable MP

Brexit: 'A new Berlin wall across Ireland would be terrible,' says Sir Vince Cab

Sir Vince Cable MP spoke to James Whale and Ash Gould about the impact of negotiations on Northern Ireland

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

George Galloway: 'Boris Johnson has many skeletons in his cupboard'

George Galloway: 'Boris Johnson has many skeletons in his cupboard'

George Galloway: 'Boris Johnson has many skeletons in his cupboard'

George Galloway discussed the Foreign Secretary with a caller on his show

Julia Hartley-Brewer calls second EU referendum calls 'dishonest'

Julia Hartley-Brewer says second EU referendum calls are 'dishonest'

Julia Hartley-Brewer says second EU referendum calls are 'dishonest'

Our host was speaking to The New European columnist Paul Connew about the turmoil in the Cabinet over freedom of movement

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

Brexit: Theresa May torpedoes idea of free movement extension

Brexit: Theresa May torpedoes idea of free movement extension

Theresa May torpedoes idea of free movement extension

May says free movement will end as soon as Britain leaves the EU in March 2019

Brexit: 'Cabinet tensions are damaging Theresa May, but her most dangerous leadership moment has passed' - unfinished

Julia Hartley-Brewer: Theresa May is too weak to slap down her cabinet colleagues

Julia: Theresa May is too weak to slap down her cabinet colleague

Mark Wallace, the executive editor of website ConservativeHome, says many politicians are using Brexit to angle for future jobs

Brexit: Boris Johnson dismisses resignation reports, blasts Sir Vince Cable

Brexit: Boris Johnson dismisses resignation reports, blasts Sir Vince Cable

Boris Johnson dismisses resignation reports, blasts Sir Vince Cable

The Lib Dem leader said the Foreign Secretary might resign after reports of a cabinet dispute went public

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

'Irish officials fear Britain isn't prepared for grinding Brexit detail', says Irish World editor Bernard Purcell

'Irish officials fear Britain isn't prepared for grinding Brexit detail', says journalist Bernard Purcell

'Irish officials fear Britain isn't prepared for grinding Brexit detail'

Bernard Purcell, editor of Irish World, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the reported call by the Irish government for a border on the Irish Sea

Brexit: Diane Abbott insists Labour's not 'taking options off the table'

Brexit: Diane Abbott insists Labour's not 'taking options off the table'

Diane Abbott insists Labour's not 'taking options off the table' for Brexit

The shadow home secretary spoke to BBC Newsnight about Labour's plans for the withdrawal from the bloc

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

'The UK should introduce work permits as we don't need low skilled immigrant workers', says Migration Watch

UK needs work permits to keep out low-skilled immigrants, says Migration Watch chair

'UK needs work permits to keep out low-skilled immigrants'

Lord Andrew Green says an 'objective analysis on whether we really do depend on immigration' is worth attempting

Julia Hartley-Brewer argues with Open Britain's Will Cousins over importing EU workers

Julia Hartley-Brewer argues with Open Britain's Will Cousins over importing EU workers

Julia Hartley-Brewer argues with Open Britain's Will Cousins over EU workers

Our host spoke to the representative from the pro-EU thinktank about the Government's plans to bring in consultants on a post-Brexit immigration system

BBC apologises to Jeremy Corbyn after Radio 4 guest insults him

BBC apologises to Jeremy Corbyn over Charlie Mullins 'tw*t' tirade

BBC apologises to Jeremy Corbyn over Charlie Mullins 'tw*t' tirade

Charlie Mullins, the boss of Pimlico Plumbers, gave the Labour leader a foul-mouthed volley live on The World At One

Amber Rudd to commission new committee to devise post-Brexit immigration system

Amber Rudd to commission new committee to devise post-Brexit immigration system

Amber Rudd to commission new committee to devise post-Brexit immigration system

The Home Secretary is to bring in experts to devise a new system for immigration after the UK leaves the EU

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn's single market comments 'an extraordinary act of hypocrisy,' says editor Atul Hatwal

Jeremy Corbyn's single market comments 'an extraordinary act of hypocrisy,' says editor Atul Hatwal

Jeremy Corbyn's single market comments 'an extraordinary act of hypocrisy'

Atul Hatwal, the editor of Labour Uncut, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Labour leader's interview on the BBC

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Brexit: David Davis returns to Brussels to conclude latest round of negotiations

Brexit: David Davis returns to Brussels to conclude latest round of negotiations

David Davis returns to Brussels to conclude latest round of negotiations

The Brexit Secretary will meet with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier in the Belgian capital later on Thursday

Sir Vince Cable expected to win Liberal Democrat leadership

Sir Vince Cable expected to win Liberal Democrat leadership

Sir Vince Cable expected to win Liberal Democrat leadership

The MP for Twickenham is set to become party leader following the resignation of Tim Farron in the wake of the election

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Brexit: German MEP accuses Michel Barnier of ‘punishing’ Britain as negotiations continue

Brexit: German MEP accuses Michel Barnier of ‘punishing’ Britain as negotiations continue

German MEP accuses Michel Barnier of ‘punishing’ Britain in Brexit negotiations

Hans-Olaf Henkel gave an interview for The Times, where he claimed the EU chief negotiator sought to make an example of the UK

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Theresa May to lay down the gauntlet to the Cabinet after Philip Hammond leaks

Theresa May to lay down the gauntlet to the Cabinet after Philip Hammond leaks

Theresa May to lay down the gauntlet to the Cabinet after Philip Hammond leaks

The Chancellor has been the subject of tabloid reports of infighting among ministers

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

'If public decide they don't want Brexit, Labour may change position' Lord Michael Heseltine

'If public decide they don't want Brexit, Corbyn might change position' says Lord Michael Heseltine

'If public decide they don't want Brexit, Corbyn may change position'

Lord Michael Heseltine believes the current government will last for around 18 months to two years

Guy Verhofstadt calls for Jeremy Corbyn to be involved in Brexit negotiations

Top EU Brexit negotiator says Jeremy Corbyn should be involved

Top EU Brexit negotiator says Jeremy Corbyn should be involved

Guy Verhofstadt called for the Labour leader to have a say because he claimed the election result was a 'rejection' of Theresa May's hard Brexit plans

David Davis to return to Brexit negotiations amid public rows with EU and cabinet woes

David Davis to return to Brexit negotiations amid public rows with EU and cabinet woes

David Davis returns to Brexit negotiations amid public rows with EU and cabinet

The Brexit Secretary is entering the second round of negotiations amid reports of rows in the Cabinet and public disputes with EU officials

Friday, July 14, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

EasyJet to start new airline to ensure EU flights continue after Brexit

EasyJet to start new airline to ensure EU flights continue after Brexit

EasyJet to start new airline to ensure EU flights continue after Brexit

The new airline will be called easyJetEurope and the headquarters are set to be in Austria

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn and Michel Barnier's meeting barely observed in foreign press

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn and Michel Barnier's meeting barely covered in foreign press

Jeremy Corbyn and Michel Barnier's meeting barely covered in foreign press

The meeting with the EU chief negotiator appears to have been barely noticed by the Belgian Press and almost completely ignored by mainstream French news outlets

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Remainers criticised for 'scaremongering' after saying Brexit could affect cancer treatment

Remainers criticised for 'scaremongering' over claims that Brexit could affect cancer treatment

Remainers criticised for 'scaremongering' over Brexit cancer fears

Deputy Prime Minister Damian Green has said cancer patients are suffering unnecessary worry about their treatment

'They're playing games with Britain's future - Sir Bill Cash blasts opposition to the Great Repeal Bill

Brexiteer Bill Cash says Great Repeal Bill opponents are 'playing games with Britain's future'

Sir Bill Cash blasts opposition to the Great Repeal Bill

The MP for Stone and strident Brexiteer spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer ahead of the unveiling of the Great Repeal Bill

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn 'ready' to lead negotiations if Government fails

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn 'ready' to lead negotiations if Government falls

Jeremy Corbyn 'ready' to lead Brexit negotiations if Government falls

The Labour Leader is tell EU negotiator-in-chief Michel Barnier he is capable of taking charge of the UK withdrawal, if the Government should change

Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

Conservative MP Anne Marie Morris caught saying leaving EU without a deal is 'real n*****r in the woodpile'

Conservative MP Anne Marie Morris caught saying leaving EU without a deal is 'real n*****r in the woodpile'

Tory MP heard saying leaving EU without a deal is 'real n*****r in the woodpile'

The MP made the offensive comment at a financial services event and others on the panel did not react

EU national 'settled status' offer is a 'dialogue of death', says EU law professor

Britain's EU nationals offer is descending into a dialogue of death, says EU law expert

Britain's EU nationals offer is becoming a dialogue of death, says professor

Catherine Barnard, a professor of European Union law at the University of Cambridge, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the latest in the Brexit negotiations

'The Tories don't want a leadership election as it would be a Brexit fight', says Guido Fawkes blogger

Guido Fawkes blogger plays down Theresa May challenge: 'It'd be like Turkeys voting for Christmas'

'Tories won't force May out - it'd be like Turkeys voting for Christmas'

Political blogger Paul Staines tells Julia Hartley-Brewer the Cabinet wants to keep Theresa May as leader until 2019

Vince Cable believes the public are sick of elections

Lib Dem leader-in-waiting Vince Cable says he doesn't want another general election

Vince Cable says he doesn't want another general election

Cable, the only man challenging for the Lib Dem leadership, suggests he will support Theresa May on Brexit.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Theresa May has faced a gruelling period since the election

Tory U-turn: Stop trolling Theresa May, says her former comms director

Tory U-turn: Stop trolling Theresa May, says her former comms director

Downing Street's former director of communications Katie Perrior says the Conservatives U-turn as Theresa May doesn’t have the power to do what she set out

Steve Baker's remarks have generated huge controversy

New Brexit negotiator Steve Baker said he wants EU to be destroyed

May's new Brexit negotiator said he wants EU to be destroyed

The newest member of Theresa May's Brexit negotiations team was previously filmed saying the EU is incompatible with free society

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

'Ireland should leave the EU as it'll be better off by maintaining its relationship with UK', says former Irish diplomat

'Ireland should leave the EU to maintain its relationship with UK', says former Irish diplomat

'Ireland should leave the EU to maintain its relationship with UK'

Former Irish diplomat Ray Bassett says the country can make its own mind up about decisions rather than letting Brussels do so

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with Open Britain director over rights of EU nationals

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with Open Britain director over rights of EU nationals

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with Open Britain director over EU national rights

Co-executive director of Open Britain James McGrory thinks people should not be given ID cards

'A branch of the magic money tree is falling off as UK saves EU budget contribution', says Conservative MP

'A little branch falling off a magic money tree' as UK keeps EU budget contribution, says Conservative MP

'A branch falling off a magic money tree' as UK keeps EU cash

Conservative MP Bernard Jenkin believes the Tory-DUP deal is good for the country as people voted for the Conservatives to take the UK out of the EU

Monday, June 26, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

Brexit: Theresa May to outline 'settled status' for EU nationals

Brexit: Theresa May to outline 'settled status' for EU nationals

Brexit: Theresa May to outline 'settled status' for EU nationals

Ministers have denied the 3.2 million EU citizens resident in the UK will become second-class citizens

'It's a lamb to the slaughter to send her into negotiations' - George Galloway blasts Theresa May in opening monologue

'It's a lamb to the slaughter to send her into negotiations' - George Galloway blasts Theresa May in opening monologue

George Galloway blasts Theresa May in opening monologue

Our host said 'it's a lamb to the slaughter to send her into negotiations' at the opening of his show

Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

Brexit: Theresa May outlines offer to protect EU citizens in the UK

Brexit: Theresa May outlines offer to protect EU citizens in the UK

Brexit: Theresa May outlines offer to protect EU citizens in the UK

The offer won a guarded welcome from EU leaders, but criticism from opposition parties

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