Tag: BREXIT

It’s a Trap! Nigel Farage Warns EU Will Use Coronavirus to Prevent Brexit

The Brexit Party leader said that Michel Barnier, the EU’s top Brexit negotiator, is trying to create a distinction between the “political Brexit” that was secured by the British people on January 31st, and an “economic Brexit” that is set to occur when the transition period ends in December. “Politically, the UK gave up its […]

Virus-Hit Brexit Talks Resume With Time for a Deal Running Out

Britain and the European Union will restart talks on Monday over their future relationship, with time running out to get an agreement after a six-week interruption caused by coronavirus. Officials will meet by video-conference for a full week of discussions, their first since the inaugural round in Brussels at the start of the March. Shortly […]

UK formally leaves the European Union and begins Brexit transition period

The U.K. finally left the EU on Friday evening after 47 years of membership, marking one of the biggest political and economic shifts in modern European history. Brexit brings about the end of a tumultuous three-and-a-half year departure process that has caused turmoil in the U.K.’s political establishment, economic uncertainty and heightened tensions between the […]

Macron: Brexit a ‘Historic Wake-up Call’… for MORE EU, Not Less

The French president, who is an avid supporter of the globalist-progressive European Project, made the remarks during a pre-recorded television address to the people of France, aired hours before the UK officially leaves the European Union. “This departure is a shock,” Mr Macron said in comments reported by Ouest-France. “It is a historic wake-up call […]

A new dawn: Boris Johnson will say that Brexit is ‘not an end, but a beginning’ while hailing a new era and promising to transform neglected regions of Britain

Boris Johnson will deliver a plea for the country to move on from Brexit as the UK finally leaves the EU tonight. In an address to be broadcast shortly before Britain’s departure at 11pm, the Prime Minister will insist that Brexit marks ‘not an end but a beginning’. And in a sign of the new […]

Brexit: EU sombre as UK prepares to end 47 years of membership

When the clock strikes midnight in Brussels on Friday, Britain’s 47 years in the European club of nations will be over. At first nothing will change, as the UK enters an 11-month transition period that preserves the status quo. But there is one crucial exception: the UK will fall out of all EU decision-making bodies […]

UK announces plan to mark the Brexit moment on Jan. 31

The British government has announced plans for gala events on the night of Jan. 31 when the country officially leaves the European Union after a prolonged political stalemate. Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to make a speech that night to mark the occasion after holding a special Cabinet session in the north of England to […]

Brexit Deal Finally Passes House of Commons; UK Set to Leave the EU

After December’s paradigm shifting general election in the United Kingdom, it might have seemed a bit anticlimactic, but on Thursday the House of Commons passed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal with the European Union by a healthy margin of 330 to 231. The vote would seemingly put an end to more than three years […]

UK is set to exit the EU next month: Here are some important Brexit-related dates of 2020

The U.K. is set to leave the European Union on January 31, but this will not be the end of the Brexit process. Both sides of the English Channel will be entering detailed negotiations on their future relationship from then. Failure to reach a second deal by the end of the 2020 would still mean […]

EU grants new Brexit delay to Jan. 31

The European Union agreed to delay Brexit until Jan. 31 next year on Monday — just three days before it was due to take place. European Council President Donald Tusk said on Twitter that the EU’s 27 other countries agreed to accept “the UK’s request for a Brexit flextension until 31 January, 2020. The decision […]