Elton John declares musicians are facing a ‘looming catastrophe’ due to Brexit travel restrictions

Sir Elton John has said musicians are facing a ‘looming catastrophe’ because of post-Brexit travel restrictions on touring in the European Union. New travel rules came into force at the beginning of the year that do not guarantee visa-free travel for musicians in the EU.  The Rocketman hitmaker, 74, revealed that last month he met … Read more

Gordon Sondland sues Mike Pompeo after State Department didn’t cover impeachment lawyers

Trump impeachment witness Gordon Sondland sues Mike Pompeo for $1.8million to cover the legal fees he spent when he testified about the Ukrainian investigation into Hunter Biden Former Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland is suing ex-Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for $1.8 million Sondland is suing Pompeo claiming the State Department said the government … Read more

UK agrees to grant full diplomatic status to EU ambassador after lengthy post-Brexit dispute

Britain FINALLY agrees to grant full diplomatic status to the EU’s ambassador in London after fears the post-Brexit row would poison the UK’s relations with Brussels UK and EU agreed Brussels’ ambassador in London will get full diplomatic statusAgreement made during meeting between Dominic Raab and EU’s Josep BorrellAgreement should resolve long-running Brexit row over … Read more

French fishermen blockade lorries carrying UK fish amid fury over ‘sham’ Brexit fishing deal 

More than a hundred French fishermen blocked trucks carrying fish from the UK on Thursday night, in a protest against a Brexit fishing deal they have dismissed as ‘a sham’.  Britain’s post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union allowed the bloc’s fishermen to keep fishing deep into British waters, but only once they had received a license. … Read more

David Davis reveals his ‘cold blooded’ resignation to force Theresa May out as Prime Minister

Former Brexit Secretary David Davis reveals his 2018 resignation was a ‘cold blooded’ decision to force Theresa May out as Prime Minister David Davis said his decision to quit Theresa May’s government was ‘strategic’ The former Conservative party chairman said he made the move to oust Theresa May when she stopped listening to him over Europe He … Read more

Extraordinary reason ‘haloumi’ cheese could be BANNED from Australia

Extraordinary reason haloumi cheese could be BANNED in Australia – costing local dairy farmers tens of millions Haloumi cheese to become very rare in Australian supermarkets under new rule Australia is currently negotiating a valuable Free Trade Agreement with the EU The EU is demanding certain names of products to only be produced in Europe  By Brett … Read more

Joe Biden attends mass, holds virtual meeting with Irish prime minister for St. Patrick’s Day

Biden starts St. Patrick’s Day with mass ahead of virtual meeting with Irish Taioseach where he will reiterate US support for Good Friday Accords President Joe Biden started his St. Patrick’s Day with mass in WilmingtonHe will hold virtual meeting with Irish Taioseach Micheál Martin at White HouseBiden will reiterate U.S. support for the Good Friday … Read more

Derbyshire cheese maker loses 20% of its business due to Brexit

Derbyshire Stilton dairy stops exporting to EU because £180 paperwork is needed for each order but says US sales are booming Hartington Creamery in Derbyshire lost 20 per cent of its online business Simon Spurrell said customers on average spend £30 on deliveries of cheese Under post-Brexit trading rules, each EU package needs £180 of paperwork  By … Read more

UK took 900 asylum seekers from EU countries last year… but only 100 went the other way 

UK took 900 asylum seekers from EU countries last year… but only 100 went the other way Britain took in 882 asylum seekers from the EU’s member states last year105 were transferred out of Britain to EU countries under rules from BrusselsMore than 7,000 failed asylum seekers made fresh claims in the UK last year  … Read more

National Theatre shelves plans for European tour due to extra costs of visas and permits post-Brexit

Luvvies’ labours lost: National Theatre shelves plans for European tour because of extra costs of visas and work permits after Brexit Actors and musicians must now apply for visas and permits to perform in the EUNational Theatre said tours not financially viable due to lack of clarity and costsUnion members including Julie Walters have signed … Read more

Coronavirus vaccination could arrive in Australia next WEEK 

Huge leap forward for Australia’s coronavirus vaccination hopes – and the jab could arrive Down Under next WEEK By Alana Mazzoni For Daily Mail Australia Published: 20:28 GMT, 10 February 2021 | Updated: 20:31 GMT, 10 February 2021 The Covid vaccination could arrive in Australia next week after the shipment was formally approved to leave the … Read more

Paris M&S branch shuts after weeks of Brexit-related food shortages

Marks & Spencer SHUTS one of its 20 branches in Paris after weeks of Brexit-related food shortages Marks & Spencer store in Chaussée d’Antin branch, Paris, has shut its doorsStores in France have seen delays of fresh food imports from UK due to Brexit The company has said that the closure is not related to any … Read more