Britons still face EU red tape when travelling with their furry friends

Britons still face EU red tape when travelling with their furry friends amid ongoing pet passports row Eurocrats have rejected Britain’s latest bid to recognise the UK’s pet passports Brussels will not countenance allowing UK pets into EU without vet certificate These certificates can cost up to £180 and are valid for only four months … Read more

Jacob Rees-Mogg unveils ‘Brexit dashboard’ showing voters how much ‘EU red tape’ is being scrapped

Jacob Rees-Mogg unveils a ‘Brexit dashboard’ showing voters how well the Government is doing at scrapping ‘EU red tape’ to help businesses He set out his hopes for a ‘revolution’ of law cuts to help cut the cost of living  He told the Commons ministers will publish data every three months Labour said he was … Read more

SNP claims Scots independence referendum could happen in October next year

SNP claims Sturgeon’s Scottish independence referendum could happen in October next year – despite ministers warning she should wait until at least 2039 after ‘once-in-a-generation’ contest Nicola Sturgeon has launched a White Paper setting out independence bid  She accused Boris Johnson of failing to respect democracy by refusing poll call Ms Sturgeon accused of focusing … Read more

DANIEL JOHNSON : Rise of the Left, and blunders Down Under that Boris Johnson must learn from

Back in December 2020, Brexit talks were stalling and an ‘Australia-style’ no-deal between Britain and the EU loomed. That was when Boris Johnson was overheard whistling the Aussie ballad Waltzing Matilda in the corridors of No 10. In the event, of course, a deal was signed – and the Prime Minister focused his attentions elsewhere … Read more

Our cherished unity has never seen such threat, says ex-Northern Ireland Secretary JULIAN SMITH

There is no disguising the historic importance of this election result for Northern Ireland and the UK as a whole. For we now have two parts of the UK where political parties avowedly dedicated to its break-up hold the whip hand. In Scotland the SNP, which wants independence, consolidated its power last week. And in … Read more

We may pull out of Ulster deal: Boris Johnson refuses to rule out triggering Article 16

We may pull out of Ulster deal: Boris Johnson refuses to rule out triggering Article 16 of Brexit’s Northern Ireland Protocol Boris Johnson hinted at disagreement with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz He indicated the Northern Ireland protocol was an area where there was friction  Despite near ‘seamless harmony’ he said there is a problem with the protocol  … Read more

Farmers are set for a Brexit dividend after ministers agree to foot the bill for vet visits 

Farmers are set for a Brexit dividend after ministers agree to foot the bill for vet visits Annual vet check-ups for two to three hours will be paid for by the Government Farmers will be given cash payments to cover the visits for their herds  All results of the check-ups will be kept between both … Read more

Valentine’s Day hit by shortages of wine and flowers as supplies hit by post-Brexit customs rules

Valentine’s Day will be hit by shortages of wine, flowers and presents as supplies are hit by new post-Brexit customs rules (which at least gives you a good excuse if you forget) Supply chain experts say Valentine’s Day will be the first test of post-Brexit rules The new rules, which came in on January 1, … Read more

Liz Truss and EU’s Sefcovic fail to come up with solution to Northern Ireland impasse

Brexit stalemate goes on: Liz Truss and EU’s Sefcovic fail to come up with solution to Northern Ireland impasse after latest round of talks in London Foreign Secretary and European Commission vice president met in London It comes after Northern Ireland plunged into a fresh political upheaval last week DUP withdrew Paul Givan as first … Read more