#Brexit special section

Boris Johnson’s tweet of his letter to the French president proposing solutions to the migrant crisis has resulted in the home secretary being disinvited to a meeting about the crisis on Sunday. Twenty-seven people died in the channel between England and France on Wednesday trying to cross one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes on a dinghy in order to...

UK ready to retaliate as fishing row with France escalates –...

The UK is ready to retaliate against France in a fishing row that has escalated since the detention of a British trawler and its captain and crew by France. The captain of the Scottish boat was questioned for five hours...

UK warns EU of ‘historic misjudgement’ on eve of pivotal talks – trade war...

The UK has issued a warning to the EU over the future of Northern Ireland at the start of a pivotal week of talks between Brexit minister Lord David...

Military may be called up to deal with UK’s supply chain crisis as petrol...

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...

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

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...

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 may have to go without...

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 shortage. Councils across the UK have...

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 that their decisions are “the...

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...