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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,” […]

MAJOR: Scotland Eyes Independence Amid Brexit Conclusion

EDINBURGH – On the day the United Kingdom officially left the European Union, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told SNP activists that they must be patient in order to ensure that any future independence referendum is “legal” and “legitimate”. It may be necessary to test Scotland’s right to hold a consultative referendum on independence, Sturgeon […]

Johnson Set to Squeeze in Trade Talks with US Before Brexit Deal

LONDON – United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to formally open trade talks with the United States before he kick-starts a fresh round of Brexit negotiations with the European Union, The Telegraph reported, citing sources. British civil servants have come up with tips for ministers on the “pros and cons” of negotiating things […]