Boris Johnson's Brexit bill straight out of Trump playbook, David Lammy says

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Boris Johnson’s law-breaking Brexit bill is straight out of the Donald Trump playbook, and leaves justice secretary Robert Buckland looking “a very small figure,” says David Lammy. As the Läs mer…

This Brexit government’s ignorance is steering us towards disaster | Jonathan Freedland

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Brexit This Brexit government’s ignorance is steering us towards disaster Jonathan Freedland Clueless about the US, uninterested in Ireland, Boris Johnson and his team are crashing on to Läs mer…

Amal Clooney quits UK envoy role over 'lamentable' Brexit bill

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amal Clooney Exclusive: prominent human rights lawyer writes to foreign secretary with stinging denunciation Amal Clooney: ‘It is lamentable for the UK to be speaking of its intention to Läs mer…

Brexit: consortium of companies led by Fujitsu wins £200m Irish Sea contract

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A £200m contract to implement Brexit checks on goods in the Irish Sea has been won by a consortium of companies led by Japanese company Fujistu. HMRC announced on Läs mer…

Brexit: Trump envoy warns of risk of Ireland 'border by accident'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit US politicians aligned in desire for Good Friday agreement to be preserved, says Mick Mulvaney Mick Mulvaney was appointed as the US special envoy to Northern Ireland in Läs mer…

Angry Tory MPs reject Joe Biden’s comments on UK-EU Brexit talks

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Trade deal with US not possible if UK undermines Good Friday agreement, Democrats say Conservative MPs have reacted angrily to an intervention by Joe Biden, the US Democratic presidential Läs mer…

UK awards border contract to firm criticised over role in US deportations

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Exclusive: tech firm Palantir has come under fire for links to Trump’s drive to eject migrants Peter Thiel, the co-founder of Palantir, has been a vocal supporter of Läs mer…

Lord Keen: what were the events that led to Tory peer's resignation?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit As Keen confirms he has quit as advocate general for Scotland, we look at how it happened Lord Keen, centre, has handed in his resignation to the prime Läs mer…

Boris Johnson strikes deal with Tory rebels over Brexit bill

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit PM agrees to give MPs a vote before breaching withdrawal agreement, but that is unlikely to satisfy Brussels Boris Johnson reached a compromise with backbenchers. Photograph: UK Parliament/Jessica Läs mer…

'Alternative to Irish backstop' consultant in line for £200m contract

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Exclusive: Shanker Singham was one of key experts involved in non-government Alternative Arrangements Commission Former Washington lobbyist Shanker Singham has been described as the ‘Brexiteers’ brain’. Photograph: Tolga Läs mer…

Ursula von der Leyen says Poland's 'LGBT-free zones' have no place in EU

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; European Union In her first ‘state of union’ speech, European commission president delivers criticism of Polish ruling party Von der Leyen pledges to build ‘union of equality’ in 77-minute Läs mer…

Lord Keen hands in resignation over Boris Johnson's Brexit plan

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Ministers reportedly trying to persuade advocate general for Scotland to reverse decision Latest politics news – live developments Lord Keen clashed with Labour’s Lord Falconer over the internal Läs mer…

Softbank's $4bn profit on US tech bets hasn't impressed investors | Nils Pratley

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Nils Pratley on finance Technology Softbank’s $4bn profit on US tech bets hasn’t impressed investors Nils Pratley Masayoshi Son looks like a gambler on a lucky streak so it’s Läs mer…

Identity cards are no threat to civil liberties | Letters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Gracie Mae Bradley of Liberty writes that “People often ask why objections to proposed ID systems in the UK have historically been so strident when such schemes are widespread Läs mer…

UK to drop 'Facebook tax' in favour of post-Brexit trade deal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; International trade Recently introduced tax would have raised £500m, helping to reduce Britain’s huge Covid bill Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The digital services tax, Läs mer…