EU’s over the top demands may crash trade talks– David Frost hits back at Barnier

Brussels Michel Barnier and UK's David Frost

UK Chief Brexit negotiator David Frost has issued a stark warning to Michel Barnier that Brussels‘ excessive demands risk scuppering any chances of a post-Brexit trade deal. Boris Johnson’s army of officials ignored desperate pleas from the EU’s chief negotiator to delay trade talks after little progress was made in this week’s round of virtual … Read more

Do you think EU will cave on UK demands over no deal threat?

Do you think EU will cave on UK demands over no deal threat?

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is now believed to have the upper hand in EU trade talks because the eurozone faces an economic downtown, some experts have claimed – but do you think the bloc will cave in to UK demands? Boris Johnson has repeatedly ruled out extending the EU transition period, which is due to … Read more

How ex-MEP exposed key advantage UK has over ‘bankrupt EU’

Brexit trade talks have been stalled as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, but former MEP Ben Habib claimed that the economic turmoil that has ensued may give the UK control in talks. This is because, while the UK grapples with its own economic dilemmas, many countries in the EU are facing recession as lockdowns … Read more

Boris ‘READY’ for a ‘no-deal-Brexit’ if EU imposes Irish Sea customs checks

Boris 'READY' for a 'no-deal-Brexit' if EU imposes Irish Sea customs checks

Prime Minister Boris Johnson was warned he risks scuppering a trade deal with Brussels if he refuses to implement customs checks in the Irish Sea. The Prime Minister was told on Monday night “a new partnership can only be built on the faithful and effective implementation of the Withdrawal Agreement”. European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic … Read more

EU chief negotiator’s fury with UK fisheries withdrawal exposed: ‘You follow OUR laws!’

EU chief negotiator's fury with UK fisheries withdrawal exposed:

Brexit has brought the issue of fisheries to the fore and Michel Barnier has made repeated efforts to ensure the UK remains chained to Brussels’ Common Fisheries agreement – so when Britain withdrew from another fishing treaty, he was swift to hit back. In December 2017, the UK announced it would pull out of the … Read more