It would be a sad irony if we chose to shut down the international connectivity on which so much of our prosperity depends.
Islwyn MS Rhianon Passmore has called on British Airways to “pause, reflect and consider” amid fears jobs could be lost at its Blackwood plant.
The U.K. government made the texts available as a ‘constructive contribution to the negotiations.’
Fortunately, there are workable alternatives on the table already – see what’s happening at Heathrow and Vienna, and in Iceland.
After the lockdown, the bailouts. Crisis-hit industries already have their begging bowls out — and governments are frantically working out how much to give them and what to ask for in return. In most cases ministers have no choice but to do what it takes. If they let, say, Transport for London go down the […]
Level-playing field remains biggest stumbling block in the EU-UK negotiations.
This morning I received an email from Ryanair, describing the precautions they have put in place to deal with Covid-19. Far from reassuring, these precautions indicate what an even more miserable business flying is going to become. On top of all the usual indignities of flying — the cramped conditions, the endless waiting around in […]
People coming into the UK could be quarantined for 14 days, he says.
Week one of lockdown in the UK was also the first week of Spring — and this year it felt like it, weather-wise. There was something special about the sunshine. Not a mere winter’s end, but a quality of light that struck me as out of the ordinary. It could be just my imagination. These […]
US places 30-day travel ban on anyone who has been to the European Schengen area.
Ruling on Heathrow airport expansion is a setback for the UK’s global trade ambitions.
Kim Darroch said it was ‘impossible’ that the US congress would ratify any trade deal by the end of the year.
‘Objective is to have a zero tariff, zero quota, broadly ambitious trade policy,’ says UK Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay.
A tough timeframe means that the UK and EU are weighing up piecemeal back-up plans.
The SNP demands a second independence referendum next year and an end to austerity.
Chief Brexit negotiator strikes pessimistic tone during speech to German media bosses.
The liquidation puts 9,000 British jobs in jeopardy and leaves 150,000 Brits stranded around the world.
The policy for net zero emissions by 2030 would entail a radical and rapid transformation of the UK economy.
The U.K. will not achieve a “clean break” Brexit and deep division over the EU will dominate British politics for “many years to come,” Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar told a business audience in Dublin Thursday. “The story of Brexit does not end if the United Kingdom leaves on 31st October or even January 31st […]
Retired pilot Wayne Bayley wants to be the MP for Crawley, the home of Gatwick Airport.