Brexit won’t damage the UK’s national security — but a no-deal would be disastrous

Reuters / Eduardo Munoz Writing for Business Insider, the UK’s former national security adviser Sir Mark Lyall Grant says Brexit needn’t damage national security — but leaving without a deal would be disastrous and must be avoided. Despite some recent alarmist reporting, there is no reason why Brexit should damage UK national security. As National […]

A no-deal Brexit could have ‘catastrophic consequences’ for nearly a million UK patients

Carl Court – WPA Pool/Getty Images The UK’s biggest doctors union says Brexit could be “catastrophic” for the country’s health. Doctors warned that leaving the European Union without a deal would cause disruption for almost one million patients with rare diseases, as well as significant delays for cancer patients The BMA has called for a […]

‘God, help us’: British Army on standby in case of no-deal Brexit supply issues

Ministers planning Brexit told media the Army is on standby to deliver key supplies like food, fuel and medicines in the eventuality of a no-deal scenario. Remainers have likened the revelation to “self-immolation.” The possibility of a no-deal Brexit made the Ministry of Defence “dust off” blueprints to use of army trucks and helicopters to […]

The UK is preparing to stockpile blood and medical supplies in case of a no-deal Brexit The UK will stockpile medicine and blood supplies in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to the Health Secretary Matt Hancock. He told the Health Select Committee that he had met with medical industry leaders to “accelerate” preparations for the possible outcome in March next year. The UK relies on 370 million packs […]

EU issues stark warning over the consequences of a no-deal Brexit

A no-deal Brexit will upend rights for millions of citizens, disrupt supply chains and cause “significant delays” at UK borders, the European Commission warns in a preparedness document. The document follows instructions from the European Council last month issued to member states last month to intensify preparations for all outcomes including a no-deal Brexit. The […]

Airbus says no-deal Brexit would force it to reconsider UK presence

Thomson Reuters PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus issued its strongest warning yet over the impact of Britain’s departure from the European Union, saying a separation without a final deal between Britain and the EU would force it to reconsider its long-term position in the country. In a statement issued late on Thursday, Airbus also said current […]

A ‘doomsday’ no-deal Brexit scenario could see Britain run out of food within days — and it only gets worse from there

Getty Images A “doomsday” style Brexit could see the country grind to a halt within a fortnight. This is because the Port of Dover would collapse on “day one,” according to scenarios drawn up for David Davis, as reported by The Sunday Times. From there, things just get worse as food would run out “within […]

The government could bring forward a key immigration bill to bolster preparations for a no-deal Brexit

Hannah McKay/Reuters Amber Rudd is reportedly under pressure to publish the Brexit immigration bill sooner than planned. The bill — which will propose what Britain’s post-Brexit immigration policy should look like — isn’t expected until the end of the year. However, the Home Secretary’s Cabinet colleagues believe the bill is key to ensuring Britain is […]

Macron accuses UK of ‘bluffing’ over threats of no-deal Brexit

French President Emmanuel Macron has accused UK politicians of “bluffing” over a “no-deal” Brexit option. Much “still needs to be done” before the next round of negotiations can begin, he added. “We haven’t even got halfway there yet,” Macron told reporters in Brussels. “Theresa May’s problem is that those who wanted Brexit never told the […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling PLUMMETS amid Brexit ‘no-deal’ uncertainty

The pound has dropped even further against the euro amid the uncertainty surrounding the Brexit deal. Yesterday the pound was trading at 1.126, before dropping to 1.120 today. It comes after the prime minister Theresa May headed to Brussels to discuss a Brexit deal. However talks have stalled as confusion rises amongst the EU leaders […]