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# Brexit

Brexit (a portmanteau of "British" and "exit") is the withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU) on 31 January 2020. Check out this section for curated News, Articles & Videos about 'Brexit', reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

Brexit (a portmanteau of "British" and "exit") is the withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU) on 31 January 2020. Check out this section for curated News, Articles & Videos about 'Brexit', reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

News  »  World  /  UK

Scotland's papers: Scotland 'holds its breath' and Brexit 'storm'

The wait for votes to be counted as well as a fishing rights protest near Jersey make the front pag...


News  »  World  /  Europe

UK and France withdraw boats from Jersey after Brexit fishing row

Britain and France withdrew boats from the Channel island of Jersey after a row over fishing rights.A spokesperson for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed on Thursday evening that as the French fishing boats had withdrawn from Jersey's ...


News  »  World  /  UK

French fishermen leave Jersey port after post-Brexit rights pr...

Talks with the protesters were "positive", a Jersey official says, amid a row over fishing righ...


News  »  World

Four months into Brexit, the UK and France have resorted to gu...

Take a glance at the British media and you'd be forgiven for thinking that the UK was preparing for war with Fran...


Jersey: scores of French protest boats gather near main port o...

British Navy vessels patrolled waters around Jersey on Thursday as dozens of French boats gathered near the island's main port in protest over post-Brexit fishing rights. The protest followed French threats to cut off electricity to Jersey, a self...


News  »  Politics

Brexit: Michel Barnier diaries outline struggles with DUP

The former EU Brexit negotiator claims Arlene Foster and Diane Dodds 'don't like each other and it show...


News  »  World

US downplays prospect of post-Brexit trade deal with UK

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken appears to be downplaying any prospect of an imminent trade deal with a post-Brexit Brit...


News  »  World

French fishermen gather boats in post-Brexit license protest

French fishermen angry over loss of access to waters off their coast have gathered their boats in protest off the English Channel island of Jer...


UK sends navy patrol boats to Jersey in Brexit fishing row wit...

Two Royal Navy patrol vessels are being sent to Jersey by the UK government to monitor the situation after a row erupted with France over post-Brexit fishing rights. The French government threatened to cut off power supplies to the Channel Island...


News  »  World  /  Europe

Britain sends in navy ships over fears of French blockade in p...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday sent two Navy patrol vessels to Jersey over concerns that French fishermen could blockade its main port in an escalating post-Brexit row.France warned Tuesday it was weighing its response after Bri...


News  »  World  /  Europe

Brexit: UK gives EU ambassador full diplomatic status

Joao Vale de Almeida will be immune from taxation or prosecution, as with officials from sovereign natio...


News  »  World  /  Europe

EU negotiator Barnier spills Brexit secrets in new book

From Theresa May and Boris Johnson to English breakfasts, Michel Barnier's new book reveals a...


EU's Brexit chief eyes a role in French presidential vote

He's known throughout most of Europe as Mr. Brexit, but not so well known at home in Fra...


France threatens to cut Jersey's electricity over post-Brexit ...

The French maritime minister, Annick Girardin, warned on Tuesday that France could cut off electricity to the British island of Jersey in a dispute over fishing rights. The warning followed claims from Paris that Jersey was stalling in issuing lic...


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France threatens to cut electricity to British island in post-...

France is "ready" to cut electricity to the British island of Jersey -- just off the French coast -- should the United Kingdom not abide by clauses of the Brexit agreement regarding fisheries, French Maritime Minister Annick Girardin said Tuesd...