UK’s May under pressure as Conservatives at war over Brexit

Posted by Vittorio Quattrone. (Written by the Chicago Tribune.) British Prime Minister Theresa May was under mounting pressure Sunday to take sides in the Conservative Party’s civil war over Brexit, as a new round of talks between Britain and the European Union is set to Continue Reading

UK is already in the grip of a constitutional crisis over the Brexit Bill, insists SNP’s Michael Russell

Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Michael Settle. BRITAIN is now in the grip of a deepening constitutional crisis which may see the unelected House of Lords blocking Theresa May’s flagship Brexit Bill, Michael Russell has suggested. Ahead of today’s first debate by peers on Continue Reading

EU could not guarantee that the U.K. would continue to benefit from existing trade deals because third countries might object.

  The U.K. cannot agree its own trade deals during the Brexit transition without EU approval, the bloc’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier said Monday. At the same time, he said the EU could not guarantee that the U.K. would continue to benefit from existing trade Continue Reading

If you say David Davis should now resign, you’re thinking too small

Martin Odini sums up the multiple failings of the UK Government in one handy blog: “Little wonder therefore that negotiations with the EU’s representatives are going so badly, when British officials and politicians do not even know the implications of anything they ask for, or Continue Reading

London is losing the European Medicines Agency to Amsterdam and the European Banking Authority to Paris,

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels Monday 20 November 2017 14.51 ESTFirst published on Monday 20 November 2017 12.58 EST London is losing the European Medicines Agency to Amsterdam and the European Banking Authority to Paris, in one of the first concrete signs of Brexit as the UK prepares to leave the European Continue Reading