City firms shift £1 TRILLION to Europe in Brexit breakaway

City firms shift £1 TRILLION to Europe in Brexit breakaway as bosses claim the UK’s financial sector is the ‘forgotten child’ in trade talks Banks scrambling to protect businesses before the Brexit transition period ends From next year financial firms based in Britain will lose the ‘passporting rights’  City bosses hoped ministers could thrash out … Read more City firms shift £1 TRILLION to Europe in Brexit breakaway

Business leaders plead with officials to protect UK’s financial services industry in EU talks 

Furious business leaders tonight accused officials in Brexit talks of complacency over the future of the City, while fiercely protecting Britain’s fishing rights. With the end of the transition period looming, bosses of banks and insurance companies are worried about the failure to close in on a post-Brexit deal for the UK’s powerhouse financial services … Read more Business leaders plead with officials to protect UK’s financial services industry in EU talks 

Boris Johnson is set for war with UK’s five Church leaders over Brexit

Boris Johnson was on a collision course with the Church over Brexit tonight. In an extraordinary intervention, the UK’s five Anglican archbishops warned that controversial legislation would set a ‘disastrous precedent’ and undermine Britain’s standing in the world. The group, led by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, said the Internal Market Bill would ride … Read more Boris Johnson is set for war with UK’s five Church leaders over Brexit

Support for Scottish independence at record high; 58% back UK split

Support for Scottish independence soars to record high in new poll as 58 per cent now back move to split up the UK and most want a new referendum within the next five years Analysis by Ipsos Mori for STV about Scottish attitudes to independence  58 per cent say they would vote Yes, while 42 … Read more Support for Scottish independence at record high; 58% back UK split

Support for Scottish independence soars to record high in new poll as 58 per cent now back UK split

Support for Scottish independence soars to record high in new poll as 58 per cent now back move to split up the UK and most want a new referendum within the next five years Analysis by Ipsos Mori for STV about Scottish attitudes to independence  58 per cent say they would vote Yes, while 42 … Read more Support for Scottish independence soars to record high in new poll as 58 per cent now back UK split

Belgium may invoke 1666 charter to catch fish in UK waters if Brexit negotiations fail 

Belgium may invoke 1666 charter to catch fish in UK waters if Brexit negotiations fail Belgian fisherman would face being unable to fish along UK coast under No Deal  But King Charles II granted 50 men of Bruges right to fish UK waters ‘for eternity’ Flanders has sent a copy of the charter to EU’s … Read more Belgium may invoke 1666 charter to catch fish in UK waters if Brexit negotiations fail 

Fray Bentos brings out new recipes – thanks to a MasterChef

We’ll meat again: Tinned pie maker Fray Bentos brings out new recipes – thanks to a MasterChef (and maybe the Queen will tuck in…) Fray Bentos annoyed fans three years ago by cutting meat amount to save costs Queen enjoyed the pies on long-haul flights in 1990s, according to her ex-pilot Darren Sivewright, semi-finalist on … Read more Fray Bentos brings out new recipes – thanks to a MasterChef

Ian Botham makes first appearance at different kind of Lords

Ex-cricketer Ian Botham makes first appearance at different kind of Lords as he is formally introduced as a peer Cricket star Ian Botham has introduction ceremony as a House of Lords peer Boris Johnson nominated Ian Botham in his dissolution honours list in August Tech issues meant delays and Lord Speaker joked: ‘I think rain … Read more Ian Botham makes first appearance at different kind of Lords

Sir Ian Botham makes first appearance at different kind of Lords

Sir Ian Botham makes first appearance at different kind of Lords as he is formally introduced as a peer Cricket star Sir Ian Botham has introduction ceremony as a House of Lords peer Boris Johnson nominated Ian Botham in his dissolution honours list in August Tech issues meant delays and Lord Speaker joked: ‘I think … Read more Sir Ian Botham makes first appearance at different kind of Lords

Priti Patel to launch biggest overhaul of ‘fundamentally broken’ asylum system in decades

Priti Patel to launch biggest overhaul of ‘fundamentally broken’ asylum system in decades after failure to prevent thousands of boat crossings Home Secretary Priti Patel will declare asylum system ‘fundamentally broken’ She will pledge to bring forward legislation to introduce ‘firm and fair’ alternative The ‘fair borders Bill’ will speed up application process and is … Read more Priti Patel to launch biggest overhaul of ‘fundamentally broken’ asylum system in decades

Only one in 70 migrants who crossed the Channel since April have been deported, figures reveal

Only one in 70 migrants who crossed the Channel since April have been deported, Home Office figures reveal as Priti Patel vows to fix ‘broken’ asylum system The figures revealed 76 of the 5,330 migrants who made crossing were deported Home Secretary will announce new legislation at Conservative Party conference  She plans to set out … Read more Only one in 70 migrants who crossed the Channel since April have been deported, figures reveal

Priti Patel will vow to fix ‘broken’ asylum system as figures show just one in 70 migrants deported

Priti Patel will vow to fix the ‘broken’ asylum system as figures show just one in 70 migrants who cross the Channel are deported Home Secretary will set out new legislation at Conservative Party conference  She plans to set out ‘fair border bill’, to introduce after Brexit transition period Home Office revealed 76 migrants who … Read more Priti Patel will vow to fix ‘broken’ asylum system as figures show just one in 70 migrants deported

Brexit: Environment Secretary George Eustice threatens standoff with EU trawlers

Britain is ready to fight and win a new ‘Cod War’ with the EU if Brexit trade negotiations collapse, the Environment Secretary said last night. In an interview with the Mail, George Eustice said ministers have quietly put in place a ‘five-fold increase in our enforcement capacity’ over the last year in preparation for a … Read more Brexit: Environment Secretary George Eustice threatens standoff with EU trawlers