Catégorie Brexit

EU gave up on Boris Johnson but expects more of same from successor

Ukraine regrets exit of staunch supporter while Moscow mocks fate of British premier Andy Bounds and Sam Fleming in Brussels YESTERDAY Boris Johnson’s departure from office will have less international impact — particularly on Britain’s relations with the EU — than his arrival as the prime minister who claimed he would “get Brexit done”, diplomats […]

Dans les institutions européennes, le Brexit n’a pas eu lieu

Malgré sa sortie de l’Union européenne, le Royaume-Uni reste le douzième pays le mieux représenté au sein de l’exécutif communautaire. Par Virginie Malingre(Bruxelles, bureau européen) Le Royaume-Uni a officiellement quitté l’Union européenne (UE) le 31 janvier 2020 à minuit. Depuis, l’Union Jack a disparu des frontons des bâtiments communautaires, les eurodéputés britanniques ont quitté les bancs du Parlement européen, […]

London betrays NI unionists seeking an alibi in Brussels

 by Catherine McQueeny Brexit and subsequent dealings have, as predicted, created a new slew of issues in Northern Ireland. As the NI protocol begins to take shape, identity politics have been rebuilt and tensions are rising. Madrid(Brussels Morning) July 12th has come and gone this week, but it is hardly just another day in Northern Ireland, it […]

How the Brexit deal was done — and what happens next

As businesses adapt to the UK’s new trade deal with the EU, negotiators on both sides reveal what really happened George Parker, Peter Foster, Sam Fleming and Jim Brunsden The Brexit denouement had finally arrived. As the year drew to a close, Boris Johnson stood triumphant in the House of Commons and proclaimed the rebirth of Britain as “an […]


“By tradition, by history, by culture, by philosophy, the model of the way of life in Europe is better for people, better for nature.” “It’s a question of whether we have the three ingredients of global influence: namely weight, ambition and know-how. » — Pascal Lamy At a time of Brexit, political uncertainties in many continental […]

«On retrouve dans l’accord du Brexit les lacunes et les insuffisances actuelles de l’UE»

ENTRETIEN – Pour l’ancien directeur général de l’OMC, l’enjeu du Brexit est autant politique qu’économique. Plus le Royaume-Uni divergera des normes européennes, plus cela lui coûtera. Par Anne Rovan Pascal Lamy est l’ancien directeur général de l’OMC. Il est président émérite de l’Institut Jacques-Delors. LE FIGARO.- Le Royaume-Uni quitte jeudi soir, à minuit, le giron de […]