Why Brexit moved Britain’s top wine seller to France amid rising costs and bureaucracy

Daniel Lambert had a thriving wine business from the UK for 30 years, but on New Years Day in 2021 everything changed. The completion of Brexit set off a spiral of costs – with trade requirements sparking a £150,000-a-year leak in his company that he proudly “started with a fiver”. Now Lambert, 50, has moved … Read more

London must bolster its post-Brexit tech boom

Other technology companies are expanding just as fast. Apple is planning a massive new campus at the redeveloped Battersea Power Station. Google has a huge headquarters in central London, while work is being completed on the King’s Cross building, complete with a swimming pool and sports track. Meanwhile, Bloomberg, the financial terminal and media company, … Read more

Sarah Winman on art and beauty, unconventional families and the future

When English writer Sarah Winman goes to write, she never has a plot in mind – and yet she brought the critically acclaimed When God Was a Rabbit, Tin Man and A Year of Marvelous Ways to the world. Readers everywhere fell in love with her characters in Still Life 2021, but Winman says it’s … Read more

Brexit turmoil radically changes trade on the island of Ireland

The UK government’s recently announced bill to overturn certain aspects of the Northern Ireland protocol casts a long shadow over the trade situation. Paul Faith | Afp | Getty Images DUBLIN — Amid acute political uncertainty and the upheaval of Brexit, goods traffic on the island of Ireland has transformed and received a significant boost. … Read more

ANDREW NEIL: It’s the EU staring into the abyss

Remnants continue to complain about Britain’s supposedly sad state of Brexit. They have a point. Even many true Brexiteers admit that so far it has barely lived up to what was promised. But if those same Remnants took an honest look across the Channel to their beloved European Union, they would soon realize it’s in … Read more

Why there is a fight over Britain’s £90bn red tape

As the government moves forward with plans to reform the pre-Brexit rules that apply to the UK insurance sector – dubbed Solvency II – clashes are brewing over how far the changes should go. Whitehall’s plans aim to free up £90bn in investment by reducing the amount insurers must keep in reserve to protect themselves … Read more

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigns after party mutiny

London CNN † Boris Johnson’s turbulent tenure as British Prime Minister came to an end on Thursday after a historic party uprising over a string of ethics scandals forced him to resign. It took the resignation of nearly 60 members of his government — nearly half the wage bill — for Johnson to finally give … Read more

Jacob Rees-Mogg says economic crisis has nothing to do with Brexit

July 4, 2022, 8:17 PM | Updated: July 4, 2022, 9:15 PM The Brexit opportunities minister rejects the idea that the cost of living crisis is a result of Brexit – arguing that some EU countries are doing worse than the UK. Jacob Rees-Mogg MP joined Andrew Marr on the eve of the unveiling of … Read more