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Labour Party Wants to Use Biden’s Victory to Stop Brexit, Claims UK ‘Otherwise Risks Becoming International Pariah’

LONDON – The UK risks becoming “an international pariah” and endangering relations with the US under Joe Biden, Labour Party has said, after ministers pledged to press ahead with a plan to “break international law” by potentially rewriting parts of the Brexit withdrawal deal. Lord Falconer, the shadow attorney general, said the government was “in […]

MAJOR: EU Launches Legal Action Against UK For No-Deal Brexit

BRUSSELS/LONDON – The European Union launched legal action against the United Kingdom after Prime Minister Boris Johnson failed to respond to Brussels’ demand that he drop legislation that would overwrite the withdrawal agreement and break international law. Ursula von der Leyen, the European Commission President, announced that the UK had been put on formal notice […]

UK-EU Rift Widens as Brussels Considers Legal Action Against London Over Brexit, Threatens With Sanctions

LONDON/BRUSSELS – The European Union is reportedly considering taking legal action against the United Kingdom after London announced plans of Prime Minister Boris Johnson to override parts of the Withdrawal Agreement, better known as the Brexit deal, The Telegraph reported. The UK government is seeking to rewrite sections of the Northern Ireland Protocol, part of […]

REVEALED: No-Deal Brexit ‘Closer Than Ever’

LONDON/BRUSSELS – Downing Street played down the prospect of reaching a trade deal with the EU in time for December, saying it will be very difficult – and blaming Brussels’ insistence on tackling tough issues upfront. The UK’s Chief Negotiator, David Frost, is meeting his EU counterpart Michel Barnier in London, in advance of the […]

Post-Brexit Agrochemical Apocalypse For The UK?

By Colin Todhunter – Originally at OffGuardian – Published Jul 28, 2020 FRN The British government, regulators and global agrochemical corporations are colluding with each other and are thus engaging in criminal behaviour. That’s the message put forward in a new report written by environmentalist Dr Rosemary Mason and sent to the UK Environment Agency. It follows […]

REPORT: No-Deal Brexit Now ‘Almost Certain’

LONDON/BRUSSELS – The UK government and the EU will fail to sign a post-Brexit trade deal, with only a few days left before Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s July deadline, due to deadlock on a number of key issues, according to a report. Ministers are working on the assumption that there will not be a deal, […]

Apparently, COVID-19 is ‘Infecting’ Brexit as well

LONDON/BRUSSELS – The UK and the EU have “made very little progress towards agreement on the most significant outstanding issues between us”, the UK’s Brexit negotiator said. David Frost issued the downbeat assessment at the end of the third round of talks on the future relationship between the two sides, Sky News reported. EU negotiator […]

EU Accuses UK of Stalling Brexit Negotiations

BRUSSELS/LONDON – European Union’s lead negotiator Michel Barnier accused the United Kingdom of refusing to “engage seriously on a range of fundamental points” after the second round of negotiations on their post-Brexit relations on Friday. “The United Kingdom cannot refuse to extend the transition and at the same time slow down progress in important areas,” […]