Brexit minister – We are working on what to ask from the EU

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Stephen Barclay leaves Downing Street, London, Britain, January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKayLONDON (Reuters) – Britain is still working on what to ask from the European Union to allay lawmaker concerns over the backup plan that aims to prevent a hard border on Ireland, Brexit…


Ferry firm amends bookings for extra Brexit crossings

Image copyright BF Image caption The company said it had modified its schedules and was contacting all affected customers Thousands of cross-channel ferry passengers have had their bookings amended to accommodate extra sailings in case of a no-deal Brexit.Brittany Ferries said timetables from Portsmouth, Poole and Plymouth were being modified to ensure “critical goods” could…


Northern Ireland bomb is a warning we can’t ignore

BELFAST — A car bomb on the streets of most British cities would be big news. National TV reporters would be rushed to the scene. Front pages would carry dramatic images. Politicians would be pressured to tighten security. But that didn’t happen following the bomb on Saturday evening in Derry (also known as Londonderry), close…