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Thursday, July 29, 2021



A rebellion is stirring in Boris Johnson’s backyard

July 25, 2021 10:21 am

When Johnson won a landslide general election victory in 2019, he retained the support of many university-educated professionals in southern England who lean center-right but did not support Brexit.

Explained: UK is balking at the Northern Ireland protocol. So, what is that?

July 22, 2021 10:21 am

Britain said that a Brexit treaty on Northern Ireland, negotiated by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and called the Northern Ireland Protocol, could create so many problems that it might have to be abandoned if it cannot be rewritten.

For UK Bands, touring Europe is now a highway to Brexit hell

July 20, 2021 10:57 am

New rules mean that a British tour van carrying audio and lighting equipment, or merchandise, can make only three stops in mainland Europe before it must return home

With Italian Soccer victory, ‘Brexit completed’

July 13, 2021 9:57 am

Carlo Cottarelli had a lot of company from European members of Parliament to raucous Italian fans and the continent’s leaders in connecting England’s failure in the finals of Euro 2020 to Britain’s exit from the European Union, known the world over as Brexit.

French fishermen gather boats in post-Brexit license protest

May 06, 2021 5:01 pm

Opponents accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson of escalating the crisis, and of using the fishing spat as an Election Day stunt. The story dominated newspaper front page on Thursday, as voters go to the polls in local and regional elections in England, Scotland and Wales.

Explained: What is the UK's Turing Scheme, and how will it affect Indian universities?

March 16, 2021 8:11 am

Named after the celebrated English mathematician and codebreaker Alan Turing, the scheme will enable schools, colleges and universities in the UK to apply for government funding to allow students to study and work across the globe, including in India.

Brexit: UK, EU vow to address Northern Ireland issues after 'frank discussion'

February 12, 2021 5:10 pm

UK and EU officials described talks in London as "constructive" after tensions were raised over the Northern Ireland border. Issues over the supply of goods was high on the agenda.

With trust low, UK calls for 'refinement' of Brexit deal

February 08, 2021 10:46 pm

Ties are strained, not only by years of bruising Brexit negotiations, but after the EU announced its plans for export controls on vaccines and threatened to use emergency measures that could create a hard border between the British province of Northern Ireland and EU member Ireland.

Explained: The EU’s U-turn on vaccine supplies to Northern Ireland, UK

February 03, 2021 10:19 am

Brussels had last week said it would trigger Article 16 of the Northern Ireland Protocol, giving it powers to erect checkpoints at the border between Northern Ireland and the UK.

EU tightens vaccine export rules, creates post-Brexit outcry

January 30, 2021 11:20 am

But amid an outcry in Northern Ireland and the UK, the European Commission made clear the new measure will not trigger controls on vaccines shipments produced in the 27-nation bloc to the small territory that is part of United Kingdom bordering EU member Ireland.


United Kingdom votes to decide the fate of Brexit, again

December 13, 2019 7:05 am

Voting was underway across the country in a contest that pits Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who says he will take Britain out of the European Union by Jan. 31, against opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, who promises another referendum on Brexit.

Britain's Brexit-beaten Theresa May announces resignation

May 24, 2019 4:54 pm

An embattled Theresa May announced that she will resign as the UK's Conservative leader on June 7 "in the best interests of the country", paving the way for a contest to decide the new Prime Minister after she failed to win over her ministers with a revised strategy to withdraw Britain from the European Union.

Theresa May meets Opposition's Jeremy Corbyn to forge Brexit compromise

April 03, 2019 10:38 pm

Prime Minister Theresa May met Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn in a bid to avoids a potentially chaotic "no-deal" departure from the EU. May sought Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's support in a surprise last-minute move.

With British government, parliament and people divided, a disorderly Brexit looms

April 02, 2019 8:25 pm

The European Union said on Tuesday that Britain could be heading for a potentially disorderly exit in just 10 days time as Prime Minister Theresa May met with ministers to thrash out ways to break the Brexit deadlock.

City that voted for Brexit is still waiting

March 25, 2019 9:28 am

In Britain's 2016 EU membership referendum, Sunderland voted by 61 per cent to 39 per cent to leave a bloc from which many residents — rightly or wrongly — believe they have received little benefit

Brexit: A timeline of the UK crisis

January 18, 2019 7:03 am

Britain will leave the European Union at 2300 GMT on March 29, 2019. Here is a timeline of key events related to Britain's decision of opting out of the European Union in photographs

Stop Brexit: One man's daily protest against UK-EU divorce

December 12, 2018 9:55 am

While Brexit supporters are also regularly outside the building, Steve Bray has become well-known for his tactics.

Dogs owners march on UK parliament demanding new Brexit 'Wooferendum'

October 10, 2018 7:28 am

Around a thousand dogs and their owners marched on Britain’s parliament on Sunday demanding an end to Brexit via a second vote on the terms of the country’s exit from the European Union