Brexit has hit another roadblock as the European Union (EU) and U.K. attempt to work out exactly what their future relationship will look like. Both sides are trying to come up with an outline of a post-Brexit relationship in time for a leaders’ summit set for Oct. 17-18 in order to stay on track for the March 29, 2019 leave date — exactly two years after Prime Minister Theresa May triggered the departure process.
Because of the hurdles involved — such as coming up with a new trade agreement and new arrangements for Ireland — Susan le Jeune d’Allegeershecque, the U.K.’s high commissioner to Canada, said now is the time to focus on Canada.
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt sensationally compared the EU to the Soviet Union as he attacked Brussels’ hardline stance over Brexit.
This is it — the moment we’ve been waiting for. The moment when the Brexit rebellion finally began.
“Enough of this pissing about. Enough lawyerly excuses and Civil Service prevarication and Remainer politician manoeuvrings. We voted Brexit. Now give us Brexit. Give us Brexit, strong and hard, Boris!”.
The latest attempt to frighten voters into backing out of Brexit is coming from, of all things, the British Sandwich Association. The BBC interviewed the president of this group, who argued that pulling out of the European Union could result in a “serious problems” for sandwich lovers.
The British government is in full on prepper mode right now, gearing up for the possibilities and problems that could come about as a result of a no-deal Brexit. The army is on standby to ensure peace and stability as well as to provide an infrastructure for the delivery of crucial supplies such as food, medicine, and fuel, especially in areas which could be the most prone to shortages. In order to provide for this scenario, the British government is also stockpiling necessary supplies.
Now that the EU white paper is out we can see that terms like vassal state, colony and homage were well chosen and that Donald Trump’s doubts are valid. The commitment to a common rule book that includes a pledge to enforce state-aid rules is effectively promising not to try too hard to be economically successful. And yet state aid has hardly been mentioned in the debate.
Mr. Farage is hardly alone in his opinion. The 17.4 million (and growing, as a new poll shows a 15% increase in those wanting Brexit) who voted to LEAVE the EU have been furious in recent days over her deal to sign us up for the EU, just with limited power and more regulation, but pretending it is still Brexit.
Theresa May is in a desperate battle for her political life today after Boris Johnson dramatically quit over her ‘third way’ Brexit plan.
The Foreign Secretary resigned just minutes before the PM took to her feet the Commons to give a statement to MPs about the compromise package she forced through the Cabinet on Friday night.
Mrs May tried to put a brave face on the shattering blow this afternoon, paying tribute to Mr Johnson’s commitment to ‘Global Britain’. She mounted an impassioned defence of her blueprint, saying it was the ‘Brexit in our national interest’.
What a sh@tshow
Niall Ferguson says Europe is becoming ‘the meltdown pot’ as a steadily increasing stream of immigrants breaks down political unity between EU member states and pushes voters back to national boundaries.
After finishing a two-week fact-finding mission in the UK and Northern Ireland, Tendayi Achiume said in a statement that she found a “growth in volume and acceptability of xenophobic discourses on migration, and on foreign nationals including refugees in social and print media.”
And wet sidewalks cause rain.
The German Chancellor said Brexit talks are under ‘time pressure’ and agreements had to be put in place to keep planes flying and allow cross border healthcare to continue.
Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, was lampooned on social media on Monday after he called for the capital to be given special treatment after Brexit by being allowed to remain in the single market and customs union.
The former Ukip leader told the BBC’s The World Tonight that Britain started to slide down a slippery slope by diluting what people voted for in the EU referendum.
A senior government source told the Daily Mail that Remainers had declared victory in their battle for a lengthy transition period, despite fears it will slow the process of taking back control of Britain’s borders.
Popular educational guide shows 27 EU member states shaded in a different colour with each of their national flags — while Britain is left blank with no flag.