On September 5, hopefully the conservative party will have a new leader and the British government should be back on track, leaving aside Boris Johnson. However, in the meantime prices of food and energy have soared and the country is under stress from a raft of industrial actions, the latest of which Felixstowe, Britain's largest container port, with staff walking out of their jobs for an 8-day strike on Sunday demanding better pay to meet the cost of living.
Britain in its post-Brexit policy strategy has launched a new scheme to cut tariffs on hundreds of products imported to the United Kingdom from developing countries.
Britain will not abandon the European Convention on Human Rights but a new Bill of Rights will establish UK Supreme Court in London as the ultimate arbiter on human rights issues. The announcement was done by Dominic Raab, UK Deputy Prime Minister and Justice minister, and follows the European Court ruling which blocked Boris Johnson's efforts to send asylum seekers to Rwanda.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is weighing a possible return to imperial units of measurement in a post-Brexit move to fully part with the remaining vestiges of the European alliance, it was reported in London. He had already pledged to take this path during his 2019 campaign.
Brexit has “brought problems” for the Falkland Islands’ fishing industry, a Labour former defense minister has warned. Derek Twigg, chairman of the Falkland Islands All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), said there had “been a lot of concern” over the impact of the UK’s exit from the EU on Falkland Islands fishing exports, such as squid.
In a new direct Brexit spinoff, authorities at the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar have confirmed that routine patients may henceforth be ferried for treatment to Spanish hospitals only if their ambulances are staffed by Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA) employees who live in Spain or by EU nationals, it was reported.
Brazil has been reluctant to take forward negotiations for an Expanded Trade Partnership, ETP, with the UK since Brasilia claims that the terms offered were disappointing, and unbalanced since they only contemplated the interests of Britain, ignoring Brazil's demand to increase its exports to the UK.
Boosting UK exports could result in a £500bn Brexit uplift creating some five million new jobs, according to the Global Britain Commission, a group of business leaders led by former trade minister Liam Fox.
Since the Falkland Islands ceased to be a European Union (EU) Community overseas territory after the Brexit, Argentina seeks more support from the bloc in the negotiation claim with the United Kingdom on the South Atlantic British territory. It was explained by the Argentine Secretary of Malvinas, Antarctica, and South Atlantic, Guillermo Carmona in an interview with EFE.
Northern Ireland's First Minister Paul Givan Thursday handed in his resignation citing discrepancies regarding Brexit protocols. As a consequence of his decision, Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill also leaves her position as Deputy First Minister, due to the existing power-sharing arrangements dating back to 1998.