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Swiss break off EU negotiations

26 May 2021

To the delight of the country’s leading trade union federation, the Swiss government has abandoned talks with the EU over replacing its 120-odd treaties with Brussels with one overarching “framework” agreement.

Nurses: stop the poaching!

20 May 2021

In the midst of a global pandemic, what is a country like Britain doing importing nurses from India, itself in desperate need of medical staff? 

Bad faith from Brussels

9 February 2021

Whatever the limitations for Britain of the final Brexit agreement it is now blindingly obvious that the EU has never been happy with it.

Britain takes on EU over plant safety

9 August 2020

Britain is refusing to give way to an EU instruction that it must reverse a government decision to enforce stricter regulations on the importing of some plants and the banning of others. 

Fake news? They're having a laugh

2 April 2020

Looking for light relief in this grim situation? Then take a look at the latest publication from the European Union’s External Action Service.

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