The Malta Independent 4 December 2020, Friday


Now for the hard part: EU-UK trade talks to be complicated

Sunday, 2 February 2020, 06:35 Last update: about 11 months ago Associated Press

If you thought the drawn-out battle over the U.K.'s departure from the European Union was painful, wait until you see what comes next. While Britain formally left the EU at 11 p.m. local time...

Brexit finally arrives: A momentous yet quiet moment

Friday, 31 January 2020, 07:36 Last update: about 11 months ago Associated Press

Friday will mark a truly historic moment, but almost nothing will happen. A few Union Jack flags will be lowered from European Union buildings in Brussels, more will be waved in jubilation by...

'Confused and angry': Brexit unsettles EU citizens in the UK

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 10:22 Last update: about 10 months ago Associated Press

Anxious, angry, abandoned. Brexit elicits strong emotions, and as Britain’s departure from the European Union approaches, more than 3 million U.K. residents who are citizens of EU countries are...

Next stop, Brexit: Britain's EU divorce bill becomes law

Friday, 24 January 2020, 09:12 Last update: about 11 months ago Associated Press

Britain’s delayed and disputed Brexit bill became law on Thursday, removing the last U.K. obstacle to the country leaving the European Union in just over a week. The U.K. is finally leaving...

UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer

Saturday, 18 January 2020, 12:07 Last update: about 12 months ago Associated Press

The British government has announced plans for special events on the night of Jan. 31 when the country officially leaves the European Union but the country's treasury chief has admitted that some U.K....

Battle ahead: Scotland party leader vows independence push

Saturday, 14 December 2019, 09:02 Last update: about 13 months ago Associated Press

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has won the majority he needs to push through Brexit, but he faces another big challenge from Scotland, where the independence-minded Scottish National Party and its...

Key takeaways from Boris Johnson's sweeping election victory

Friday, 13 December 2019, 14:46 Last update: about 13 months ago Associated Press

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has led his Conservative Party to a landslide victory in Britain’s election that was dominated by Brexit. Here are five takeaways from the British...

Johnson, Corbyn clash in final debate before UK election

Saturday, 7 December 2019, 11:32 Last update: about 13 months ago Associated Press

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn clashed Friday night in the last head-to-head debate before a general election in six days — an underpowered...

Floods become UK election issue as parties spar over funding

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 07:02 Last update: about 2 years ago Associated Press

British political leaders swapped blame Saturday over floods that have drenched parts of England as the deluge became an issue in the campaign for the Dec. 12 election. Opposition Labour Party...

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