Macron left ‘speechless with rage’ at prospect of losing UK waters

Macron left 'speechless with rage' at prospect of losing UK waters

The EU has clashed with the UK over fisheries – and it was revealed during Brexit talks that Macron was left ‘speechless with rage’ at prospect of losing UK waters. The claim was made by the then-Environment Secretary Michael Gove as he boasted that a fisheries deal between the EU and UK during Brexit talks … Read more Macron left ‘speechless with rage’ at prospect of losing UK waters

Boris forces Brussels into major climbdown over Brexit demands

Boris forces Brussels into major climbdown over Brexit demands

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has secured a huge trade victory after Brussels moved to row back on its controversial demands to secure access to Britain’s fishing waters, leaked documents have revealed. EU negotiator Michel Barnier will now only demand European fishermen’s existing rights are “respected” as part of a toned down approach to trade talks … Read more Boris forces Brussels into major climbdown over Brexit demands

‘Absolutely NO need’-Rees-Mogg REJECTS EU calls to extend transition

Jacob Rees-Mogg REJECTS EU calls to extend transition

THERE is “absolutely no need” to delay the Brexit transition period beyond the end of the year in response to the unfolding coronavirus, Jacob Rees-Mogg has insisted, as the Leader of the House of Commons slapped down Labour demands to do precisely that. Mr Rees-Mogg was speaking hours before it was confirmed trade talks with … Read more ‘Absolutely NO need’-Rees-Mogg REJECTS EU calls to extend transition

Merkel and Macron to be issued huge Brexit blow by Donald Trump

Merkel and Macron to be issued huge Brexit blow by Donald Trump

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel could be issued a huge blow if Britain secures a comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the US. The first round of UK-EU trade talks ended last week, with negotiators acknowledging there were significant differences in what both sides wanted. Brussels still insists on maintaining its … Read more Merkel and Macron to be issued huge Brexit blow by Donald Trump

French fishermen ‘fear death’ over loss of UK waters in Brexit talks

French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson over UK fisheries

The EU is demanding access to British waters in Brexit talks – but as Boris Johnson holds firm, French fishermen are fearing the worst. This was evident as some fishermen in France expressed dread at the prospect of losing access to UK fishing grounds, fearing that it could end their businesses. Boulogne-sur-Mer, a city where … Read more French fishermen ‘fear death’ over loss of UK waters in Brexit talks

German companies ‘poised to relocate to UK’ after Brexit on ONE condition

German companies ‘poised to relocate to UK’ after Brexit on ONE condition

EU chiefs could be issued a huge blow if a US-UK Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is secured – as German businesses might find relocating en masse to post-Brexit Britain incredibly profitable, said former Ukip MP Douglas Carswell. This week, Britain and the EU kicked off the first round of talks on their future relationship. While … Read more German companies ‘poised to relocate to UK’ after Brexit on ONE condition

Brexit BREAKTHROUGH: UK and EU working on ‘grey zones’

Michel Barnier And David Frost

European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier hinted at a possible post-Brexit compromise after an early round of trade talks with Britain. The Frenchman said he and David Frost, the UK’s chief negotiator, had worked on establishing “grey zones” during their opening session in the Belgian capital. He added that the pair had both agreed on … Read more Brexit BREAKTHROUGH: UK and EU working on ‘grey zones’

‘No chance!’ – UK issues defiant threat as bitter Elgin Marbles row deepens

‘No chance!’ - UK issues defiant threat as bitter Elgin Marbles row deepens

The UK has issued a defiant warning to the EU by vowing to ensure the Elgin Marbles in London will “not be up for negotiation” in any post-Brexit trade talks A bitter row once again erupted over the iconic works, with Brussels demanding the British Museum-based artefacts are returned to Greece. But a Government minister … Read more ‘No chance!’ – UK issues defiant threat as bitter Elgin Marbles row deepens

EU plot to help half a million criminals remain in the UK exposed

EU plot to help half a million criminals remain in the UK exposed

Prisoners will be part of the focus on a new EU push to help Europeans remain in the UK after Brexit. A new EU plan to improve access to information could help hundreds of thousands of criminals remain in the UK. Prisoners have been added to a list of potentially “at risk” citizens to help … Read more EU plot to help half a million criminals remain in the UK exposed

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