What would a no-deal Brexit mean? BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Britain is currently scheduled to leave the European Union on October 31. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/what-would-a-nodeal-brexit-mean-38256085.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article38256081.ece/e0643/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_0cfd18c5-5854-44a3-be39-8722e63f1ba1_1 Email Britain is currently scheduled to leave the European Union on October 31. The date is a contentious issue between the Tory leadership candidates, with Boris Johnson stating he will get the UK out of the EU on Halloween “come what may”. Meanwhile, Jeremy Hunt has called the date a “fake deadline” and said he would be prepared to extend it if a deal with the EU is in reach. Q: What is a no-deal Brexit? A no-deal break means Britain would immediately cease to be an EU member state and would leave the bloc without a formal agreement in place. Overnight, the UK would cease to be part of the single market and … [Read more...] about What would a no-deal Brexit mean?
Stephen Robinson 24 May 2019 12:44 PM 24 May 2019 12:44 PM Share Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Email Whatsapp A few months before he died in 2007, Bill Deedes asked if I would come to see him at his home in Kent and bring Boris Johnson along with me. I was writing a biography of Bill at the time, and I knew he was miserable because he had broken his hip and could no longer come up to London. Boris jumped at the idea and I remember our lunch as the last time I saw Bill exuberantly happy. Boris knew instinctively what a 93-year-old journalist who was struggling to write his weekly column needed, and filled him in hilariously on the London political and media gossip. The only slight awkwardness came when Bill stressed his admiration for David Cameron, and Boris’s impenetrable eyes momentarily turned just a little beady. I think back to this lunch when I hear people ranting against him now becoming Prime Minister, in the wake of Theresa May’s … [Read more...] about Brexit means Boris: we need a leader who can cheer us up
Technology can't prevent hard border in Ireland if Brexit means customs controls, firms told BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The woman charged by Theresa May with planning how the UK's borders will operate after Brexit has told businesses here that there is no magic technological solution for preventing a hard border in Ireland. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/uk-world/technology-cant-prevent-hard-border-in-ireland-if-brexit-means-customs-controls-firms-told-38021795.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/northern-ireland/article38021794.ece/819e4/AUTOCROP/h342/2019-04-17_bus_49622140_I1.JPG Email The woman charged by Theresa May with planning how the UK's borders will operate after Brexit has told businesses here that there is no magic technological solution for preventing a hard border in Ireland. Karen Wheeler, who heads the UK Border Delivery Group, addressed hundreds of businesses at a Brexit advice conference in Titanic Belfast yesterday. The senior HMRC … [Read more...] about Technology can’t prevent hard border in Ireland if Brexit means customs controls, firms told
Brexit means unity poll now inevitable, Michelle O’Neill tells Sinn Fein faithful BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Sinn Fein vice-president Michelle O’Neill has claimed there will be an Irish unity referendum “within the next short number of years”. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/brexit-means-unity-poll-now-inevitable-michelle-oneill-tells-sinn-fein-faithful-37990551.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article37934094.ece/28bf3/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_b7f135f0-255e-490a-b6ef-a870c1cfbc2f_1 Email Sinn Fein vice-president Michelle O’Neill has claimed there will be an Irish unity referendum “within the next short number of years”. The Mid Ulster MLA made the comments while addressing colleagues at the party’s local election campaign launch in Dublin yesterday. Mrs O’Neill said that the Brexit debate had changed opinions on a united Ireland and called on people to begin preparing for a … [Read more...] about Brexit means unity poll now inevitable, Michelle O’Neill tells Sinn Fein faithful
Cheap property, low travel costs and easy-to-access mortgages over the past few decades have meant that there are now around half a million Brits with a holiday home in Europe, and thousands more looking to purchase one. However continued uncertainty surrounding Britain’s withdrawal from the EU has left many fearing they’ll be left in financial and legal limbo with their holiday home post-Brexit. Though Britain’s official departure date from the European Union is set for March 29, a transition period will last until the start of 2021, leaving politicians time to iron out the details. So what will this transition mean for your home, your mortgage and your tax bill? Telegraph Money has investigated... To continue reading this article Start your free trial of Premium Access all Premium articles Subscriber-only events Cancel any time Free for 30 days then only £2 per week Try Premium Access one Premium article per week … [Read more...] about What Brexit means for EU holiday home owners