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Out! And now for real independence
24 September 2023
Details of the agreement signing up Britain to the EU’s Horizon Europe research programme show that it is a dodgy deal.
9 September 2023
A long-delayed deal with the EU to allow British scientists to take part in the Horizon research programme is weighted against Britain’s interests.
22 June 2023
Mark Carney, former governor of the Bank of England, blames Britain’s inflation on Brexit. But inflation is, and always has been, a feature of capitalism.
10 March 2023
At the end of February the goverment announced a provisional agreement (the Windsor Framework) with the EU to resolve difficulties with the Northern Ireland Protocol. Rishi Sunak claims this will “take back control” of Northern Ireland. It won’t.
23 December 2022
Very much like capitalism in Britain, the EU is clueless about how to run an economy. A particular weakness is the European Central Bank, run by the famously helpless Christine Lagarde.
21 November 2022
This government is toying with reversing the referendum vote to leave the European Union. That will get as far as it thinks the people will allow it to go.
18 May 2022
The Queen’s Speech signalled progress on Brexit-won freedoms to boost the use of new gene editing techniques in agriculture. But it’s taking precious years to get anything done.
22 February 2022
The EU is trying to bully the governments of EU members Hungary and Poland into accepting EU policies, using using the European Court of Justice to do so.
13 February 2022
Scientists across Europe are taking on the EU as it seeks to exclude Britain and Switzerland from research collaboration for purely political reasons.
30 July 2021
More than 600 steel-making jobs at Sheffield Forgemasters have been secured following the decision to nationalise the company.
5 July 2021
On 1 July Slovenia took over the rotating presidency of the European Council – and promptly ignited a furious row with the Commission how countries like Slovenia are treated.
2 July 2021
Nissan has confirmed plans to build a “gigafactory” to make batteries for electric cars as well as a new electric car as part of a £1 billion expansion of its Sunderland factory.
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