French president Emmanuel Macron was left fuming after the Belgian government announced it would replace its ageing fleet of F-16s with British-American F-35s rather than Eurofighters or French Rafales. The United Kingdom is a ‘Level 1’ partner in U.S.-based Lockheed Martin’s F-35 programme, and will reportedly reap a £400 million windfall from its … [Read more...] about £400m Brexit Boost: Macron Fumes as Belgium Chooses British-American F-35s Over Euro Jets
For Brits in Europe, Brexit has become the overriding political concern in the last two and a half years. There are officially 308,000 Brits registered in Spain, although some estimates for the total population of Brits in the Iberian nation range up to one million. A recent study of 18-35 year-old Brits in Spain shows that while more elderly, settled populations are extremely … [Read more...] about How are young Brits in Spain adapting to Brexit?
The European Union flag flies in front of the Houses of Parliament in Westminster. Photo: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP Brits in France must act together with Brits around Europe so so a Brexit no deal doesn't become a nightmare that ruins their lives in France, argues Kalba Meadows from Remain in France Together Promises don’t protect people The People’s … [Read more...] about ‘We need your help. Don’t let a Brexit No Deal haunt our lives in France’
Thomas Colson, provided by Published 1:45 am PDT, Sunday, October 28, 2018 YouTube/Core Politics The best chance anti-Brexit MPs have of reversing Britain's exit is by accepting Theresa May's deal and pushing for a referendum during transition, a leading MEP has told Business Insider. Philippe Lamberts, who sits on the European Parliament's Brexit Steering … [Read more...] about Anti-Brexit MPs should accept May’s deal and fight to rejoin the EU during transition, leading MEP says
So wrote Germany’s largest weekly, Spiegel, in a piece headlined ‘Don’t Leave Us’ and published in the UK shortly before the Brexit referendum in June 2016. Germany had a €37 billion trade surplus with Britain in 2017: the main reason German exporters “need the British.” More than 10 per cent of all exported goods and services in some … [Read more...] about Why Brexit is a double-edged sword for Germany: Special report