European Union

Friday, September 21, 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018

Nicola Sturgeon: Theresa May’s Chequers plan is a ‘dead duck’

Nicola Sturgeon: Theresa May’s Chequers plan is a ‘dead duck’

Nicola Sturgeon: Theresa May’s Chequers plan is a ‘dead duck’

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon described Theresa May's statement on Friday as "dreadful" as she branded the Chequers proposals a "dead duck".

Kate Hoey MP: ‘Everyone in Labour would support having a General Election’

Kate Hoey MP: ‘Everyone in Labour would support having a General Election’

Kate Hoey MP: ‘Everyone in Labour would support having a General Election’

Kate Hoey has said that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn are likely to want a General Election and “everyone in Labour would support” it.

Theresa May ‘is not going to be bullied’, says DUP Deputy leader

Theresa May ‘is not going to be bullied’, says DUP Deputy leader

Theresa May ‘is not going to be bullied’, says DUP Deputy leader

Prime Minister Theresa May’s stern statement to the European Union has been praised by DUP Deputy Leader Nigel Dodds.

Theresa May: ‘I have always said that no deal is better than a bad deal’

Theresa May: ‘I have always said that no deal is better than a bad deal’

Theresa May: ‘I have always said that no deal is better than a bad deal’

Prime Minister Theresa May has said that “no deal is better than a bad deal” but that the “best outcome” was to leave with a deal.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Priti Patel MP to Eamonn Holmes: The EU ‘has humiliated our Prime Minister’

Priti Patel MP to Eamonn Holmes: The EU ‘has humiliated our Prime Minister’

Priti Patel MP to Eamonn Holmes: The EU ‘has humiliated our Prime Minister’

Priti Patel has said that the way the EU has treated Theresa May is “shameful” and that they had “humiliated our Prime Minister”.

EU “gangsters and bullyboys” will never be satisfied, warns Nigel Farage

EU 'gangsters and bullyboys' will never be satisfied, warns Nigel Farage

EU 'gangsters and bullyboys' will never be satisfied, warns Nigel Farage

EU “gangsters and bullyboys” will never be satisfied, Nigel Farage has said, instead urging Theresa May to pursue “a simple free trade deal”.

'Chequers goes pop': Remain and Leave-aligned MPs urge Theresa May to come up with a new proposal

'Chequers goes pop': Remain and Leave-aligned MPs urge Theresa May to come up with a new proposal

Remain and Leave-aligned MPs urge Theresa May to come up with a new proposal

As Donald Tusk says Chequers 'will not work', MPs on both sides of the Brexit divide urge Theresa May to come up with another solution

No ‘self-respecting democracy’ would accept Chequers deal, says former Brexit Secretary David Davis

No ‘self-respecting democracy’ would accept Chequers deal, says former Brexit Secretary David Davis

No ‘self-respecting democracy’ would accept Chequers deal, says David Davis

No “self-respecting democracy” would accept the terms for Britain’s future relationship with the EU set out in Theresa May’s Chequers plan, the former Brexit Secretary David Davis has said.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Migration: what did the Migration Advisory Committee's report say?

Migration: what did the Migration Advisory Committee's report say?

Migration: what did the Migration Advisory Committee's report say?

The Migration Advisory Committee released a report with recommendations on how to handle migration after Brexit

Michel Barnier says EU wants to 'de-dramatise' Irish border issue

Michel Barnier says EU wants to 'de-dramatise' Irish border issue

Michel Barnier says EU wants to 'de-dramatise' Irish border issue

Chief negotiator Michel Barnier said the EU was working on 'improved' proposals around the Irish border issue

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Honda boss says no-deal Brexit will cost the car company 'tens of millions'

Honda boss says no-deal Brexit will cost the car company 'tens of millions'

Honda boss says no-deal Brexit will cost the car company 'tens of millions'

A no-deal Brexit would cost car manufacturer Honda tens of millions of pounds, the company’s European boss has warned.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Monday, September 17, 2018

Downing Street shut down Boris Johnson’s claims he was ‘taken in’ over Brexit

Downing Street shut down Boris Johnson’s claims he was ‘taken in’ over Brexit

Downing Street shut down Boris Johnson’s claims he was ‘taken in’ over Brexit

Downing Street has put down claims from Boris Johnson after he said he and others had been “taken in” over the EU’s backstop option.

Kate Hoey MP: ‘There is a third of Londoners that voted Leave, who always get ignored’

Kate Hoey MP: ‘There is a third of Londoners that voted Leave who always get ignored'

Kate Hoey MP: ‘A third of Londoners voted Leave, they always get ignored'

Kate Hoey, the Labour MP for Vauxhall has said that the third of Londoners who voted Leave “always get ignored” as Mayor of London Sadiq Khan announces his support for a second referendum on Brexit.

Lord Adonis: ‘The Government has been doing Project Fear, not me’

Lord Adonis: ‘The Government has been doing Project Fear, not me’

Lord Adonis: ‘The Government has been doing Project Fear, not me’

Lord Andrew Adonis has said that Theresa May “has been doing Project Fear” because she wants to scare MPs into voting for her Chequers deal.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

UK drivers could need permits to drive in EU after no-deal Brexit

UK drivers could need permits to drive in EU after no-deal Brexit

UK drivers could need permits to drive in EU after no-deal Brexit

UK driving licences may no longer be valid on their own to drive in the European Union if there is a no-deal Brexit, the Government has warned.

Theresa May to hold cabinet meeting on no-deal Brexit plans

Theresa May to hold cabinet meeting on no-deal Brexit plans

Theresa May to hold cabinet meeting on no-deal Brexit plans

Prime Minister Theresa May will address the cabinet today to discuss plans for a no-deal Brexit, as documents setting out the UK's contingency plans are published

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Jaguar Land Rover warns of ‘horrifying’ results of hard Brexit

Jaguar Land Rover warns of ‘horrifying’ results of hard Brexit

Jaguar Land Rover warns of ‘horrifying’ results of hard Brexit

The boss of Jaguar Land Rover has said that a “hard Brexit” will destroy his company’s profits, resulting in the loss of tens of thousands of jobs.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

UK will still have to pay Brussels in a no-deal Brexit, says Philip Hammond

UK will still have to pay Brussels in a no-deal Brexit scenario, says Philip Hammond

UK will still have to pay Brussels in a no-deal Brexit, says Philip Hammond

The UK will still have to pay its outstanding financial obligations to the European Union in the event of a no-deal Brexit, Chancellor Philip Hammond has said.

Boris Johnson responds to backlash over ‘suicide vest’ column

Boris Johnson responds to backlash over ‘suicide vest’ column

Boris Johnson responds to backlash over ‘suicide vest’ column

Boris Johnson has said that talkRADIO should read his Daily Mail column “to your readers” to “declaim it” after Mr Johnson received backlash for comparing Theresa May’s Brexit strategy to a “suicide vest”.

Monday, September 10, 2018

Monday, September 10, 2018

Stockpiling: What will happen to our medicine after Brexit?

Stockpiling: What will happen to our medicine after Brexit?

Stockpiling: What will happen to our medicine after Brexit?

With less than 200 days until the UK leaves the European Union, pharmaceuticals has been the next industry to be added to the list for stockpiling in the eventuality of a no-deal Brexit.

Former Brexit minister warns Tory party faces ‘catastrophic split’ over May’s Brexit proposals

Former Brexit minister warns Tory party faces ‘catastrophic split’ over May’s Brexit proposals

Former Brexit minister warns Tory party faces ‘catastrophic split’ over Brexit

Former Brexit minister Steve Baker said the Conservative Party faces a “catastrophic split” if Prime Minister Theresa May sticks with her Chequers plan on Brexit.

Friday, September 7, 2018

Friday, September 7, 2018

Government talks to drug companies about Brexit stockpiling

Government talks to drug companies about Brexit stockpiling

Government talks to drug companies about Brexit stockpiling

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said that UK patients access to medicines would be “unhindered” by a no-deal Brexit, as there are plans to stockpile drugs and fly in supplies of treatments with short shelf lives.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Alan Sugar: ‘No matter what May delivers, the public won’t be happy’

Alan Sugar: ‘No matter what May delivers, the public won’t be happy’

Alan Sugar: ‘No matter what May delivers, the public won’t be happy’

Alan Sugar has said that “it was a bad deal” for the British public to vote to leave the EU and that no matter what the Prime Minister delivers, the public will not be happy.

Nigel Lawson: Theresa May has been ‘consumed by political ambition’ amid claims her leadership is under threat

Nigel Lawson: Theresa May has been ‘consumed by political ambition’ amid claims her leadership is under threat

Nigel Lawson: Theresa May has been ‘consumed by political ambition’

Nigel Lawson has said that Boris Johnson is not “rare” in politics to be ambitious and that Theresa May has been the most “consumed by political ambition” amid claims Brexiteers are seeking to remove the Prime Minister over her Chequers plan.

Best for Britain launch campaign supporting a vote on the final Brexit deal

Best for Britain launch campaign supporting a vote on the final Brexit deal

Best for Britain launch campaign supporting a vote on the final Brexit deal

Best for Britain have launched a £200,000 national campaign supporting a public vote on the final Brexit deal.

Monday, September 3, 2018

Monday, September 3, 2018

 ‘Scallop wars’: What will happen to UK fishing after Brexit?

‘Scallop wars’: What will happen to UK fishing after Brexit?

‘Scallop wars’: What will happen to UK fishing after Brexit?

The UK fishing industry has been vocal about the opportunities leaving the EU could provide, and after UK fishing boats clashed with French boats in a so-called scallop war last week it is clear that tension between UK fishermen and their EU counterparts are high.

Boris Johnson attacks Theresa May’s Chequers plan saying it will lead ‘a victory for the EU’

Boris Johnson attacks Theresa May’s Chequers plan saying it will lead ‘a victory for the EU’

Boris Johnson attacks Theresa May’s Chequers plan

Boris Johnson attacked the Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy saying that it can only lead to victory for the European Union.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Grounded planes: What will happen to aviation after Brexit?

Grounded planes: What will happen to aviation after Brexit?

Grounded planes: What will happen to aviation after Brexit?

The fear of grounded flights has become synonymous with the lack of a Brexit deal as the Institute of Economic Affairs is the latest to warn planes may not fly after the UK leaves the EU without a new arrangement.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Monday, August 27, 2018

Boris Johnson cites Greece’s economic collapse as he urges UK to ‘chuck Chequers’

Boris Johnson cites Greece’s economic collapse as he urges UK to ‘chuck Chequers’

Boris Johnson cites Greece’s economic collapse as he urges: ‘chuck Chequers'

In his latest Telegraph column, Boris Johnson used Greece's economic situation as an example as to why the Chequers proposal would be bad for Brexit

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Medicines, the Irish border and the BLT sandwich: Everything you need to know about Dominic Raab's no deal Brexit speech

Medicines, the Irish border and the BLT sandwich: Everything you need to know about Dominic Raab's no deal Brexit speech

Everything you need to know about Dominic Raab's no deal Brexit speech

Brexit secretary Dominic Raab made a speech outlining how the UK is preparing for a no deal Brexit. Here are some of the key points

Home Office error leads to passport renewal delays for 1,000 children of EU parents

Home Office error leads to passport renewal delays for 1,000 children of EU parents

Home Office error leads to passport delays for 1,000 children of EU parents

Passport renewals were delayed when the Home Office said some EU citizens did not have the requisite documentation to prove entitlement to reside in the UK

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Our Future, Our Choice stages stockpiling protest outside Department of Health

Our Future, Our Choice stages stockpiling protest outside Department of Health

Our Future, Our Choice stages stockpiling protest outside Department of Health

Our Future, Our Choice, the youth group campaigning for a second referendum, piled boxes and medicines outside the Department of Health in a protest against Brexit stockpiling

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Dominic Raab: Brexit stockpiling fears are 'hair-raising scare stories'

Dominic Raab: Brexit stockpiling fears are 'hair-raising scare stories'

Dominic Raab: Brexit stockpiling fears are 'hair-raising scare stories'

Brexit secretary Dominic Raab met Michel Barnier in Brussels, with both saying the Irish border and the UK's future relationship with the EU were still being discussed

Monday, August 20, 2018

Monday, August 20, 2018

Iain Duncan Smith: 'There's no such thing as no deal'

Iain Duncan Smith: 'There's no such thing as no deal'

Iain Duncan Smith: 'There's no such thing as no deal'

Iain Duncan Smith has said a no-deal Brexit would not be a cause for alarm, because it would mean reverting to World Trade Organisation rules, which already govern many trade deals worldwide

Founder of Superdry donates £1m to People's Vote campaign

Founder of Superdry donates £1m to People's Vote campaign

Founder of Superdry donates £1m to People's Vote campaign

Julian Dunkerton,

Friday, August 17, 2018

Friday, August 17, 2018

BMA warns no-deal Brexit could make it easier for diseases to spread across Europe

BMA warns no-deal Brexit could make it easier for diseases to spread across Europe

BMA warns no-deal Brexit could make it easier for diseases to spread across EU

The British Medical Association has prepared a briefing of how a no-deal Brexit could affect medicine, and NHS staff are petitioning for a second referendum

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Our Future, Our Choice: 'Undemocratic' to deny UK a second Brexit referendum

Our Future, Our Choice: 'Undemocratic' to deny UK a second Brexit referendum

Our Future, Our Choice: 'Undemocratic' to deny UK a second Brexit referendum

Femi Oluwole from pro-Remain Our Future, Our Choice told Julia Hartley-Brewer that the UK should be allowed to vote on the final Brexit deal

Friday, August 3, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018

Bank of England Governor warns no deal Brexit is an ‘uncomfortably high’ possibility

Bank of England Governor warns no deal Brexit is an ‘uncomfortably high’ possibility

Bank of England Governor warns no deal Brexit a ‘uncomfortably high’ possibility

The Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has warned that the possibility of a no-deal Brexit is “uncomfortably high” and will lead to higher prices, as Prime Minister Theresa May cuts short her holiday to try and gain support for her Brexit plan.

Theresa May to meet Macron for Brexit talks after Barnier criticises her plans

Theresa May to meet Macron for Brexit talks as Barnier criticises her plans

Theresa May to meet Macron for Brexit talks as Barnier criticises her plans

The Prime Minister is ending her holiday in Italy early to meet with the French President for last-minute Brexit talks

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Trump tweets that he'd like a ‘free market’ arrangement with Europe

Trump tweets that he'd like a ‘free market’ arrangement with Europe

The tweet came before the US President and the European Commission President agreed to work towards "zero tariffs" and "zero subsidies" on non-car goods.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Does Vote Leave's fine undermine Brexit? Lord Adonis and Stewart Jackson debate

Does Vote Leave's fine undermine Brexit? Lord Adonis and Stewart Jackson debate

Does Vote Leave's fine undermine Brexit? Lord Adonis and Stewart Jackson debate

Remainer Lord Adonis and Brexiteer Stewart Jackson give their views on Vote Leave being fined by the Electoral Commission

Monday, July 16, 2018

Monday, July 16, 2018

Brexit wars: Justine Greening calls for second referendum, Robert Halfon calls the idea 'bonkers'

Brexit wars: Justine Greening calls for second referendum, Robert Halfon calls the idea 'bonkers'

Brexit wars: Second referendum would be 'bonkers' says Robert Halfon

Justine Greening has called for a second referendum on what kind of Brexit the UK should pursue, but Robert Halfon and Jacob Rees-Mogg say another vote is a Remainer tactic

Jacob Rees-Mogg: A no-deal Brexit 'is nothing to be fearful about'

Jacob Rees-Mogg: A no-deal Brexit 'is nothing to be fearful about'

Jacob Rees-Mogg: A no-deal Brexit 'is nothing to be fearful about'

Eurosceptic MP Jacob Rees-Mogg says a no-deal Brexit would save the UK money, and it could happen if Theresa May's policy doesn't garner support

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'PM has failed on Brexit negotiations - I'd like to see Trump handle them!'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'PM has failed on Brexit negotiations - I'd like to see Trump handle them!'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'PM has failed - I'd like to see Trump handle Brexit!'

As MPs prepare to vote on Commons amendments to the Chequers bill, Julia Hartley-Brewer said the PM's plan was a 'failure' and joked she would have liked to have seen Trump's take on Brexit

Friday, July 13, 2018

Friday, July 13, 2018

James Whale on Brexit white paper: 'We're being led by a bunch of morons!'

James Whale on Brexit white paper: 'We're being led by a bunch of morons!'

James Whale on Brexit white paper: 'We're being led by a bunch of morons!'

talkRADIO presenter James Whale was unimpressed by the Brexit proposals put together at Chequers

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Trump protests 'embarrassing', says Republicans Overseas spokesman

Trump protests 'embarrassing', says Republicans Overseas spokesman

Trump protests 'embarrassing', says Republicans Overseas spokesman

The protests could push the UK away from the EU at a crucial time, claims a representative of Republicans Overseas

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Donald Trump criticises the EU ahead of NATO summit in Brussels

Donald Trump criticises the EU ahead of NATO summit in Brussels

Donald Trump criticises the EU ahead of NATO summit in Brussels

The US president said NATO countries were not spending enough, and said the EU made it "impossible" for workers to do business in Europe

Monday, July 9, 2018

Monday, July 9, 2018

David Davis: 'I couldn't deliver the Brexit proposal as I don't believe in it'

David Davis: 'I couldn't deliver the Brexit proposal as I don't believe in it'

David Davis: 'I couldn't deliver the Brexit proposal as I don't believe in it'

The former Brexit secretary, who resigned this morning, said he encouraged colleagues to support the Prime Minister but did not agree with her vision for Brexit

Friday, June 29, 2018

Friday, June 29, 2018

EU leaders reach a deal on migration

EU leaders reach a deal on migration

EU leaders reach a deal on migration

EU countries will set up new migrant centres to help process people coming into Europe

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Europe's refugee crisis 'creates opportunities for people smugglers'

Europe's refugee crisis creates opportunities for people smugglers, says Amnesty rep

Europe's refugee crisis 'creates opportunities for people smugglers'

EU leaders are meeting today to discuss how to handle the ongoing refugee crisis, among other topics like Brexit and the economy

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Iain Duncan Smith: Businesses should not 'lecture' government on Brexit

Iain Duncan Smith: Businesses should not 'lecture' government on Brexit

Iain Duncan Smith: Businesses should not 'lecture' government on Brexit

Iain Duncan Smith says businesses should not try and involve themselves in Brexit negotiations, as two unions push government for 'urgency'

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Failing to secure Brexit deal will cost £20bn, HMRC boss warns

Failing to secure Brexit deal will cost £20bn, HMRC boss warns

Jon Thompson said quitting the European Union without a deal would cost Britain £20 billion.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Monday, May 21, 2018

Boris Johnson urges Leave camp to give PM 'time and space' on customs union

Boris Johnson urges Leave camp to give PM 'time and space' on customs union

The Foreign Secretary has called on Brexiteers to allow Theresa May time to negotiate a deal that delivers her promise to take Britain out of the customs union and single market.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Dozens of Labour peers rebelled in the House of Lords last week to support an amendment which would make EEA membership a negotiating objective for the Government

Shadow Brexit minister: 'Nothing off the table' over EU Customs Union

Shadow Brexit minister: 'Nothing off the table' over EU Customs Union

Labour is keeping an open mind over Britain being part of the European Economic Area (EEA) after it quits the European Union, says the Labour MP.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Commons to debate EU customs union legislation

Commons to debate EU customs union legislation

Commons to debate EU customs union legislation

A non-binding debate in the House of Commons was proposed by MPs with concerns about the current plans

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