Tag: Brexit

Why Corbyn’s Labour Manifesto Is Well Worth A Read

Though many of the main elements of Labour's 2017 election manifesto and its 'For The Many Not The Few' pitch were leaked last week, the full manifesto is well worth a read as it offers a very different vision for Britain than the Conservatives have given us so far. Some ...

Theresa May’s Call For A Snap Election Hypocrisy-Checked In Full

A vicar's daughter exuding sincerity and humility, understandably, the nation trusts Theresa May above all others to steer us through the chaotic divorce from the EU that she warned against, but now believes in whole-heartedly. And we also trust her fully now she has announced she needs even more of that ...

Brexit Brussels: Lloyds Of London Sets Up In Brussels

Brexit Britain is good news. For Brexit Brussels. Lloyds of London looks set to become Lloyds of London and Brussels with one in six staff of one of the world's biggest insurance markets moving to Belgium to secure a post-Brexit foothold in Europe. The announcement will be a major embarrassment for sections ...

Tesco axes more than 30 beers and cider over Brexit row

Tesco is caught up another Unilever-esque row with Heineken which could lead to over 30 beers and ciders been axed from its shelves. The supermarket could be about to cut ties with popular brands such as Heineken, Amstel, Sol and Tiger if the dispute remains unresolved. Planned price hikes in the wake ...

Revealed: Climate Science Deniers Seize On Trump And Brexit Victories

Kyla Mandel Editor of Desmog UK has been investigating the hidden contriving between shady fossil fuel lobbyists, prominent climate deniers, secretive think tanks, false news propagandists and government figures to subvert the unprecedented global consensus to tackle climate change of the Paris Agreement signed last year to achieve a crucial reduction in ...

Three reasons to still be wary of a Hard Brexit

On January 16, Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May laid out the government's plan to proceed with Brexit. She made it clear that she will push for a clean break from the EU without maintaining the vestiges of an half-in, half-out membership.  Mrs. May also laid out a 12-point plan detailing ...

Government Hires New EU Ambassador Britain Prepares For Brexit

Following the resignation of EU Ambassador Sir Ivan Rogers, the Government has selected his replacement, “seasoned and tough negotiator” Sir Tim Barrow. Sir Ivan Rogers, who has been labelled a ‘Remoaner’ by pro-Leave supporters after saying it may take 10 years for the UK to settle a trade deal, quit ...

Trump is America’s Brexit

Obama recently delivered one of the biggest speeches of his life, and one of the most damning criticisms of Donald Trump to date. After eight years of being heckled by "The Donald" and his fellow conspiracy theorists, this one was personal. Around 45 minutes he spelt it out with these bold words: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aip0BAWrdLw&feature=youtu.be&t=40m43s "That's ...

In or Out? Reviewing the Evening Standard EU Debate

IN: Chuka Umunna (Labour MP for Streatham) Carolyn Fairburn (Director-General of the CBI) Rohan Silva (Tech entrepreneur) OUT: Daniel Hannan (Conservative MEP) Munira Mirza (Former Deputy Mayor for Health and Education) Jenny Jones (Green Party peer) On 7th June, the Royal Geographical Society in South Kensington staged a debate held ...