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Problems with food supply into Northern Ireland from Great Britain are “clearly a Brexit issue”, Ireland’s foreign affairs minister has said, amid reports of food shortages and “bare” supermarket shelves.
The CEO of London’s Heathrow Airport has called on Westminster to boost support for the vital aviation sector, warning that, without it, Virgin Atlantic might go bust, as the possibility of a bailout deal is still in limbo.
The UK’s environment secretary has admitted that some 20,000 agricultural workers who’d been expected from EU countries haven’t arrived. As peak harvest time nears, he wants Brits to fill the void, but that’s wishful thinking.
A “better balance” must be found between fighting Covid-19 and protecting the economy, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said, laying out plans to slowly ease lockdown measures as London remains reluctant to do the same.
A group of over 100 MPs and Peers have called on the UK government to prepare some form of recovery Universal Basic Income (UBI) to protect citizens from the impending financial crisis resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.
The British pound has fallen sharply in value compared to the dollar and euro following coronavirus-stricken UK PM Boris Johnson’s admission to an intensive care unit after his condition “worsened” in the hospital.
UK budget carrier EasyJet said on Monday that it has parked its entire fleet after completing repatriation flights. The coronavirus health crisis is bringing the global travel industry to a halt.
The British negotiators have returned home from Brussels after the first week of talks with the European Union over UK's exit from the bloc. The two sides have still many disagreements to work out.
Sales of Russian gold abroad jumped eight-fold last year to $5.7 billion, with almost all of that volume purchased by the United Kingdom.