Boris Johnson and Australian counterpart Scott Morrison ‘agree trade deal between the two countries’

Boris Johnson and Australian counterpart Scott Morrison ‘agree trade deal between the two countries during Downing Street dinner’ – the first negotiated from scratch post-Brexit Boris Johnson and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison agreed trade dealTwo leaders have agreed broad terms of pact over dinner in Downing Street could be first trade deal negotiated from scratch … Read more

Elton John declares musicians are facing a ‘looming catastrophe’ due to Brexit travel restrictions

Sir Elton John has said musicians are facing a ‘looming catastrophe’ because of post-Brexit travel restrictions on touring in the European Union. New travel rules came into force at the beginning of the year that do not guarantee visa-free travel for musicians in the EU.  The Rocketman hitmaker, 74, revealed that last month he met … Read more

Boris Johnson backs tariff-free access to UK food markets for Australia

Boris Johnson is willing to provide Australia tariff-free access to UK food markets despite fears it could ‘decimate’ the rural economy. Farmers launched a furious backlash yesterday against the proposal to grant Australian produce privileged access, fearing it would mean British farmers with high welfare standards will struggle to compete. The plan to give Australian food exporters … Read more

France blocks post-Brexit EU financial deal with UK until fishermen given ‘fair access’ to waters

France blocks post-Brexit EU financial services deal with UK until Boris Johnson allows French fishermen greater access to British waters ‘We’ve made a link between the two,’ the source familiar with the talks said todayAnother source – EU diplomat – said Britain was failing to adhere to terms of dealThe post-Brexit fight last week saw … Read more

Michel Barnier says France should halt non-EU migration for up to five years to foil terrorism

Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has called on France to halt migration from outside the EU for up to five years, saying terrorists have infiltrated migration routes. The 70-year-old, who is being tipped to run against President Macron in next year’s election, said the pause is necessary so France can ‘verify, evaluate and if necessary change’ … Read more

Dominic Cummings roasts Keir Starmer AND Boris Johnson in astonishing Twitter rant

Dominic Cummings roasts Keir Starmer AND Boris Johnson in astonishing Twitter rant accusing both main parties of failing to be ‘focused on … being a serious government’ and suggests they should copy his referendum success with Vote Leave instead Former Downing Street Svengali gloated on Twitter over Tory’s Hartlepool winAccused Starmer of running Labour  ‘without a … Read more

Jersey fisherman threatened by mob as he tried to deliver £4k of Cuttlefish to French port

EXCLUSIVE: Jersey fisherman is threatened by mob when he tried to deliver £4,000 of Cuttlefish to French port forcing him to dump haul into sea Jason Bonhomme was threatened as he landed at Carteret at around 4.30pmHe says a mob abused him as he tried to climb up a ladder on the sea wallHe was … Read more

UK agrees to grant full diplomatic status to EU ambassador after lengthy post-Brexit dispute

Britain FINALLY agrees to grant full diplomatic status to the EU’s ambassador in London after fears the post-Brexit row would poison the UK’s relations with Brussels UK and EU agreed Brussels’ ambassador in London will get full diplomatic statusAgreement made during meeting between Dominic Raab and EU’s Josep BorrellAgreement should resolve long-running Brexit row over … Read more

UK agrees to grant full diplomatic status to EU ambassador after lengthy post-Brexit dispute

Britain FINALLY agrees to grant full diplomatic status to the EU’s ambassador in London after fears the post-Brexit row would poison the UK’s relations with Brussels UK and EU agreed Brussels’ ambassador in London will get full diplomatic statusAgreement made during meeting between Dominic Raab and EU’s Josep BorrellAgreement should resolve long-running Brexit row over … Read more

Sage expert Neil Ferguson says foreign breaks to places like France and Italy will pose ‘no risk’

Sun-starved Britons may yet be able to head to the continent on holiday this summer, a top scientist said today as Europe continued its charm offence towards UK holidaymakers. Sage’s Professor Neil Ferguson said that if countries like France and Italy can reduce their infection rates to those seen in the UK within months – … Read more