Home / Tag Archives: Brexit

Tag Archives: Brexit

Britain is ready to leave the EU on “Australian terms” if a Brexit deal fails, Johnson said

FILE PHOTO: Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during the weekly Question Time in Parliament in London, Britain, on June 24, 2020, in this screenshot from the video. Parliament TV / Reuters TV on REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will be ready to terminate its transitional arrangements with the European Union “on Australian terms” if no agreement is reached on their …

Read More »

What does corona virus mean for a trade agreement after Brexit?

An empty Westminster Bridge is pictured in front of the British Parliament buildings in central London on April 13, 2020, while life in Britain continues on Easter weekend during the nationwide blockade to combat the novel coronavirus pandemic. – – GLYN KIRK The UK is unlikely to conclude a new trade deal with the European Union by the end of …

Read More »

Corona virus means that nobody talks about Brexit anymore

By the end of the month, Matt Hancock said the country would want to run 100,000 tests a day, a tenfold increase over the end of March. That would be even more than Germany’s current outstanding performance of 50,000 tests per day. The announcement had the desired effect – the headlines the next day were much cheaper, and Hancock took …

Read More »

The Brexit could bring a "real end to the British Empire," warns a leading EU representative

The UK's imminent exit from the European Union could be the "true end of the British Empire," the chairman of its governing body warned. Donald Tusk, the outgoing President of the European Council, spoke sharply Wednesday during a speech in Belgium which focused on bringing together opponents of Brexit before the planned withdrawal of Great Britain on 31 January. "One …

Read More »

General Elections 2019: The Brexit party will not accept Tory seats

Image Rights AFP The Brexit Party has announced that it will not run any candidates in the 317 seats won by Conservatives in the 2017 parliamentary elections. Party leader Nigel Farage said permanent candidates across the country could increase the chances of another EU referendum. But he said the party would oppose all other parties – and concentrate on taking …

Read More »

Can the UK vote solve Brexit?

Pro Brexit anti European Union Leave protesters demonstrating in Westminster on what, prior to another Brexit Day extension, would have to start the day in the UK, and instead of political parties begin campaigning for a General Election on 31st October 2019 in London, England, United Kingdom. Mike Kemp | In Pictures | Getty Images Will the upcoming U.K. election …

Read More »

Boris Johnson's election campaign could cost him everything – including Brexit

That was the morning when Theresa May learned that her gambling to hold an early parliamentary election had failed. May intended to increase her tiny majority in parliament to over 100 seats. Instead, she lost the small upper hand that allowed her to prevent any Brexit. Boris Johnson learns this the hard way. After inheriting May's minority government, Johnson realized …

Read More »

Healthcare could defeat Brexit in the fight for the British vote

LONDON (Reuters) – As the British election campaign for "Brexit" goes into action, it may not focus on the country's exit from the European Union, but on another national obsession – health care. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomes and speaks with nurses at the National Institute for Health Research's Cambridge Clinical Research Facility at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge, United …

Read More »

John Bercow, combative UK speaker and Brexit foe known for theatrics, bows out

John Bercow, the combative speaker of Britain's House of Commons, became a global celebrity –thanks in his theatrics and long-winded barks on "Order, Or-derrr!" –Has stepped down after a decade on the job. The 56-year-old became a speaker in the 2009 amid turmoil plaguing parliament – with his loud, even louder voice – and most recently his divisive actions during …

Read More »