Britain and EU at loggerheads as Brussels ‘blocks UK from science programmes agreed in Brexit deal’

Britain threatens new legal war with the EU as Brussels ‘blocks UK access to scientific programmes agreed under Brexit deal’ amid row over Northern Ireland UK agreed to participate in Copernicus, Horizon Europe and Euratom after Brexit Will cost £15bn over seven years under Trade and Cooperation Agreement Ministers have accused Brussels of blocking access due … Read more

DANIEL JOHNSON : Rise of the Left, and blunders Down Under that Boris Johnson must learn from

Back in December 2020, Brexit talks were stalling and an ‘Australia-style’ no-deal between Britain and the EU loomed. That was when Boris Johnson was overheard whistling the Aussie ballad Waltzing Matilda in the corridors of No 10. In the event, of course, a deal was signed – and the Prime Minister focused his attentions elsewhere … Read more

Jacob Rees-Mogg hints at Whitehall row over whether UK cars should be fitted with speed limiters

Brexit minister Jacob Rees-Mogg hints at Whitehall row over whether British cars should be fitted with ‘Big Brother’ speed limiters to fall in line with EU ruling Speed limiters must be fitted to all new cars sold in the EU from July this year It has been suggested the rule might still be adopted inthe … Read more

Tony Blair warns the UK is heading for ‘lower league’ status

Tony Blair claims the UK is heading for ‘lower league’ status because Boris Johnson does not have a coherent plan for the long-term future of the nation as he delivers his first speech since backlash over his knighthood Tony Blair said there is a ‘gaping hole’ in Whitehall ‘where new ideas should be’ Ex-PM said … Read more

European Commission threatens to block Britain’s attempts to reform the Human Rights Act

European Commission threatens to block Britain’s attempts to reform the Human Rights Act by threatening to rip-up key part of the Brexit deal Dominic Raab wants Bill of Rights to stop foreign criminals avoiding deportation British rulings would also take precedence over those from European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg But European Commission warned … Read more

Nigel Farage is giving ‘serious thought’ to political return

Nigel Farage confirms he is giving ‘serious thought’ to a return to frontline British politics after being approached by ‘several high-ranking donors’ as he accuses Boris Johnson of failing to ‘get a grip’ on migrant Channel crossings Nigel Farage has confirmed he is mulling a return to frontline British politics Ex-UKIP and Brexit Party leader … Read more

Parents are poaching nannies with £70,000 salaries and luxury cars, nanny agency founder reveals

Wealthy families are so desperate to secure super nannies that they are resorting to ‘dirty tactics’ and offering eye-watering salaries, a nanny agency founder has revealed.  Lucy Challenger, the founder of upmarket London nanny agency Polo and Tweed, told the Sunday Telegraph that a current shortage of nannies and au pairs post Brexit has seen … Read more

Emmanuel Macron accuses Boris Johnson of ‘dragging out’ post-Brexit fishing row

Emmanuel Macron accuses Boris Johnson of ‘dragging out’ post-Brexit fishing row to divert attention from domestic woes Macron told aides PM is trying to ‘entrap’ the EU ‘in a Franco-British problem’ Details of the rant emerged as talks in Paris yesterday failed to resolve the issue France threatening sanctions over accusations Britain is withholding licences … Read more

Boris Johnson warns UK will do ‘whatever is necessary’ to protect its fleet amid row with France

Boris Johnson tonight demanded that Emmanuel Macron rein in his ministers stoking tensions over fishing rights – and warned that the UK ‘stands ready’ to respond if Paris escalates the situation. The PM fired a shot across Mr Macron’s bows ahead of a meeting between the pair on Sunday – despite insisting that the cross-Channel … Read more

Lord Frost rejects talk of compromise with the EU over Northern Ireland

Lord Frost rejects talk of compromise with the EU over Northern Ireland saying European Court of Justice MUST be removed from post-Brexit trade dispute role – and says Brussels’ offer to axe 80% of goods checks does not go far enough Told MPs Government would not accept a role for the European Court of Justice  … Read more

Boris Johnson ‘prepared to cave in to EU’ over role of European judges in Northern Ireland

Boris Johnson ‘prepared to cave in to EU’ over role of European judges in Northern Ireland: PM willing to water down demand for European court’s Brexit role to be axed to secure breakthrough on border rules PM has demanded end of arbitration role of the European Court of Justice   Has argued that one side’s internal … Read more

Brexit Minister Lord Frost will call for an end to the ‘sausage war’ with the EU

Brexit Minister Lord Frost will call for an end to the ‘sausage war’ with the EU by making a ‘significant change’ to the Northern Ireland Protocol this week Lord Frost to call for a ‘significant change’ to the Northern Ireland Protocol The protocol keeps the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic open Commission to effectively overturn … Read more