The United Kingdom, which the EU compared to a “speedboat” in vaccine development, has committed to giving 80 per cent of its spare doses to the third world once all adults in Britain have been vaccinated.
Britain may finally be making some progress on the Channel migrant crisis, with boat crossings reportedly 70 per cent following a £28m pay-off to the French authorities.
British government ministers are moving to scrap EU caps on aid to businesses forced to shut by lockdown, which have persisted despite Brexit.
European Union parliamentarian Guy Verhofstadt has admitted that the bloc’s vaccine rollout has been “a fiasco”, and that Ursula von der Leyen’s leadership has potentially “ruined” relations with the United Kingdom. In a video entitled: “the inconvenient truth behind the
Anti-Brexit lawyer Jolyon Maugham claims he was blacklisted from a law firm after bragging on social media about battering a fox to death on the day after Christmas, while wearing his wife’s kimono.
Chief Brexit negotiator David Frost has blamed Brussels for the ongoing tensions with London, remarking that the bloc is struggling to accept “the existence of a genuinely independent actor in their neighbourhood”.
Nearly nine in ten Britons think that the government has done a good job in its vaccination rollout scheme, which a political scientist has said, “blows apart the ‘declinist’ narrative about Brexit Britain”.
SAINT-HERBLAIN, France (AP) – French pharmaceutical startup Valneva had big news in September: a government contract for 60 million doses of its coronavirus vaccine candidate. The buyer? The United Kingdom.
‘Remoaner’ elites have complained that they will no longer be able to afford their au pairs following Brexit, as immigration laws now mandate that migrants must receive a living wage.
Over 30 ports are bidding to become free trade zones, in a post-Brexit shakeup that could see tax and regulation-lite regions created.
The First Minister of Northern Ireland has launched a public petition to Parliament to scrap restrictions imposed on trade between the province and the British mainland by Boris Johnson’s deals with the European Union.
Reform UK leader Nigel Farage has said that the European Commission’s disastrous handling of the bloc’s vaccination programme marks “the beginning of the end of the European Union as we know it”.
Labour is reportedly desperate to shake off its image as a party of the Europhile liberal metropolitan elite, considering instead embracing patriotism to win back the large swathes of working-class voters who flocked to the Brexit-backing Conservative Party.
Speculation is mounting that Britain could divert some of its vaccines to other countries, and in particular the Republic of Ireland, which has been left short by the EU’s botched procurement programme.
Britain is taking advantage of its newfound autonomy from the EU to apply for membership of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
The British government is willing to “move on” from the European Union’s aborted effort to impose a hard border between EU Ireland and British Northern Ireland and help Brussels overcome its vaccine failures.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has asked Britain to pause vaccinations once at-risk groups are inoculated, so doses can be “fairly distributed” overseas.
SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) – Samia Dridi, who was born, raised and works as a nurse in Saint-Denis, fears for her impoverished town, recalling how the coronavirus cut an especially deadly path through the diverse area north of Paris, a burial place for French kings entombed in a majestic basilica.
The European Union, which used the border between British Northern Ireland and the EU’s Republic of Ireland as an all-important bargaining chip in the Brexit talks, broke the rules it demanded for the province and introduced a hard border in an attempt to remedy its vaccine failures.
Nigel Farage has hailed the GameStop rebellion as the natural successor to the populist movement which carried Brexit and Donald Trump to victory in 2016.
The British military has to fill in forms and alert NATO when moving forces from one part of the United Kingdom to another under the Northern Ireland protocol of Boris Johnson’s deals with the European Union, it has been revealed.
Brussels has postponed the inaugural meeting between Britain’s mission to the bloc and European Union officials, in apparent retaliation for the UK refusing to give the EU’s envoys the diplomatic status afforded to those representing sovereign states.
The EU ordered a raid of a vaccine plant in Belgium because it did not believe AstraZeneca’s explanation for the delay in vaccine production, as the bloc continues to look for others to blame for its failures in rolling out a vaccination programme.
Major German newspaper Die Zeit has labelled the European Union’s failure to approve vaccines and secure their delivery as “the best advertisement for Brexit”.
Brexit leader Nigel Farage has criticised the “nasty, vindictive” EU for threatening to block the export of vaccines purchased by Britain because Brussels is falling behind in its own vaccine programme.
British businesses are locked out of the government’s £4.6 billion emergency coronavirus grant scheme because it has signed up to the European Commission’s “state-aid temporary framework”, according to reports.
Brexit Britain has enjoyed a slew of good news stories in manufacturing, on top of Nissan’s high-profile commitment to expanding operations in the country.