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The ‘EU native’ fighting for British rights threatened by Brexit

Golding says her British pride has been tested by the feelings of disorientation and abandonment created by Brexit | Neil Hall/EPA MY BREXIT The ‘EU native’ fighting for British rights threatened by Brexit ‘Everybody has a complex situation,’ says Jane Golding of the 1.2 million UK citizens across the Continent. By Judith Mischke 12/24/18, 9:00…

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EU’s Oettinger sees chance British parliament votes for Brexit deal in January

FILE PHOTO: European Union Budget Commissioner Guenther Oettinger holds a news conference to present the EU executive’s final proposal for the bloc’s next long-term budget, in Brussels, Belgium, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Francois LenoirBERLIN (Reuters) – European Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said on Thursday there is still a chance that Britain’s parliament will vote in favour of…

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Brexit puts penguins in peril

LONDON — Brexit means … bad news for penguins. It is a little-known fact that the U.K. is responsible for more penguins than any country on earth. The downside of that — for the penguins of Britain’s overseas territories, not to mention a host of other species — is that they too are affected by Brexit. Wildlife…

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2018: The year in figures and charts

What a tremendous, nebulous year. Very much like last year, 2018 was full of endless Brexit drama. And endless Trump drama. And then there was some more Brexit drama. And some more Trump drama. But hey, other stuff happened too (right?). The French proved that they are still the global champions of street protests, the…

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Does the EU need us more than we need them?

Image copyright Getty Images “They need us more than we need them,” has been a recurrent theme in the Brexit debate. After the referendum, the idea has been used to suggest the government could have taken a tougher line in the negotiations over the terms of the UK’s departure from the European Union. Before the…