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Boris Johnson told ‘up your game’ and ‘listen to shop floor’ in fishing row

Brexit: Fisherman discusses plan to 'look further afield' When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. […]

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Stubborn EU finally admits hated Brexit rules could be dodged – UK pushes New Zealand plan

EU 'unwilling' to resolve Northern Ireland issue says MP When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. Under the […]

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‘Enough is enough!’ Britons furious at France fishing plot to keep plundering UK waters

France ‘will negotiate energy and fisheries with UK’ says le Drian France’s Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian admitted the country could attempt to force Britain to allow its vessels to fish in the UK’s rich waters beyond 2026 by threatening to make things difficult with the energy market. But his comments provoked an angry reaction […]

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Brussels panic: Barnier admits Brexit could collapse bloc – EU27 urged to ‘be vigilant’

Brexit has ‘exposed consequences’ of leaving EU says Barnier The Brussels diplomat hinted EU leaders will have to make an example of Brexit to prove to potential rebels that it’s “better to be inside than outside”. He said they should prepare to “combat” the same levels of resentment in the Brussels project that prompted Britons’ […]

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Leaked memo claims EU victory as Boris caved on fishing to secure Brexit trade deal

Brexit: Fishermen criticise Boris Johnson’s ‘unfair’ deal Diplomats and officials say the Prime Minister gave much more ground than the bloc on fisheries in order to secure the post-Brexit trade and security pact. According to a leaked analysis of the deal, one member state claims the EU has tough mechanisms to ensure Britain doesn’t lock […]

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Brexit deal key points: The three key ways Brexit will affect you

Brexit: Fishing chief hits out at 'disappointing' trade deal A Brexit deal has finally been struck, narrowly avoiding what could have been a disastrous no-deal scenario. So what do you need to know about how the Brexit deal will affect you? Travel Travel is one of the most affected areas in the new deal. Freedom of […]

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BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg admits ‘we have now passed point where trade deal could be done’

Brexit: UK 'absolutely ready' for no deal scenario says Hancock The admission by the Beeb’s political editor comes as the Prime Minister appeared defiant in his confidence that the UK would prosper under a no-deal, while saying he still favours a deal. Having missed several deadlines, the negotiations continued in Brussels on Monday as Lord […]

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Sneering French Eurocrat claims EU would have helped UK with Covid if it wasn’t for Brexit

UK hits highest daily coronavirus figures with 35,928 new cases Internal market commissioner Thierry Breton said the UK would have been able to claim up to £45billion in emergency funding from Brussels. He said: “It’s a tragedy what’s happening in Britain, and this Brexit is a tragedy, we see it more and more every day. […]

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EU back down: MEPs ignore own deadline and will ‘take any step’ to secure Brexit deal

Brexit: Ben Habib urges UK to 'pull the plug' on negotiations David McAllister, head of the Brexit committee, insisted MEPs would do everything they could to avoid the disruption of a no deal Brexit. He said they are ready to “take any step that minimises disruptions for our citizens and businesses” with the trade and […]

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EU urgently warned Brexit fishing deal proposal could sound ‘death knell’ for Irish fleet

Brexit: French MEP says fishing ‘must remain priority’ Brussels chief negotiator Michel Barnier has proposed handing back 25 per cent of the value of fish caught by EU boats in British waters to the UK. But Seán O’Donoghue, chief executive of Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation which represents Donegal fishermen, said the concession would be an “unmitigated […]