#Brexit special section

Transport secretary Grant Shapps said he will “move heaven and earth” to fix the UK’s supply chain crisis and may draft in the military to deal with the lorry driver shortage that has seen some petrol stations close and others ration supplies. Esso, BP and Tesco have all reported issues at their filling stations caused by supply shortages with long...

Shoppers warned there’s 10 days til ‘farmageddon’ as CO2 shortage hits...

UK shoppers have been warned to expect food shortages by the end of the week with some suppliers predicting “farmageddon” within 10 days. The shortage of HGV drivers and other workers that has hit the food and retail sector has...

Brexit bites – no chickens now and no turkeys for Christmas, while millionaires escape...

Staff shortages in the UK caused by Brexit has forced the partial closure of Nando’s with warnings from poultry producers that the serious lack of workers means many households...

Priti Patel urged to relax immigration rules with HGV driver-shortage crisis predicted to worsen

A shortage of HGV drivers is threatening supermarket supplies with firms warning some shelves may be empty for months to come unless the government acts to address the labour...

World is on brink of disaster but G7 leaders fail to agree on end...

G7 leaders are set to fail on agreeing a timeline to end coal fired power stations having been been warned the world is on the brink of disaster and...

EU’s patience ‘wearing very thin’ while Johnson says deal is ‘easily doable’ – ‘sausage...

Boris Johnson has brushed off talk of an impending crisis with the EU and Northern Ireland, saying he is “not worried” it will overshadow this weekend’s G7 summit in Cornwall and believes a solution...

Bercow blasts PM’s ‘absurd act of gunboat diplomacy’

The latest twist of post-Brexit relations with the EU has seen the UK prime minister send a Royal Navy ship to Jersey, a move mirrored by the French president who also sent a naval...

Arlene Foster forced out as NI first minister and leader of the DUP

Arlene Foster has announced she is quitting her positions as Northern Ireland’s first minister and leader of the DUP after a surprise revolt within the party. Foster’s official exit as DUP leader on May 28...

FDF calls on embattled PM to resolve Brexit food crisis – UK exports to...

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has called on Boris Johnson to restart talks with the EU and sort out the food exports crisis that has seen sales of UK milk and creams to...

French fishermen block lorries carrying UK fish at Europe’s biggest seafood plant

Lorries carrying UK landed fish have been blockaded by French trawlermen at Europe’s largest seafood processing centre in Boulogne-sur-Mer, north France. Around 80 French fishermen set off flares and tried to block the trucks at...