EU

Beijing is quietly challenging Brussels

21 April 2021 9:00 pm

The new agreement between China and the US on climate change, announced this week, contained the usual worthy overtures. Both…

The collapse of the Brexit scare stories

21 April 2021 3:43 pm

The collapse in UK-EU trade after 1 January was widely reported. What has not been reported nearly as much is…

Letters: There’s nothing libertarian about vaccine passports

17 April 2021 9:00 am

Taking liberties Sir: I feel that Matthew Parris is absolutely wrong about liberty (‘The libertarian case for vaccine passports’, 10…

Mon dieu! Our French residency permits have arrived

17 April 2021 9:00 am

For EU nationals living in Britain and wanting to legally remain after Brexit, a letter or an email was enough…

The EU needs to stop playing politics with law

17 April 2021 8:50 am

The Lugano convention – part of a tapestry of complicated international law agreements ensuring the courts of one country recognise…

The Northern Ireland Protocol is untenable

16 April 2021 11:00 pm

The process that delivered us the Northern Ireland Protocol already seems to have been rewritten in official memory. It suits…

The West's shameful Iranian capitulation

12 April 2021 5:42 pm

On a sweltering day in July 2018, German police pulled over a scarlet Ford S-Max hire car that was travelling…

Can Spain's Europhilism last?

11 April 2021 4:00 pm

‘Suppose a man be carried, whilst fast asleep, into a room where there is a person he longs to see…

Letters: The inconsistencies of Mormonism

10 April 2021 9:00 am

A leap of faith Sir: I live not far from the ‘London Temple’ of the Church of Jesus Christ of…

The economic cost of the EU’s vaccine catastrophe

9 April 2021 10:33 pm

It didn’t order enough vaccines, spent too little money, dithered over authorisation and then lashed out at the companies making…

Salmond could spark a nationalist war over Europe

7 April 2021 4:00 pm

There was a Scooby Doo moment in Alex Salmond’s campaign launch on Tuesday. Something that made me think: ‘Ruh-roh’. The…

What should go in the Brexit museum

5 April 2021 3:01 pm

Have you ever wondered what happened to Boris Johnson’s Brexit bus? One might think such a large, controversial item would…

Letters: Britain should hang on to its vaccines

3 April 2021 9:00 am

Ticket to freedom Sir: While I sympathise immensely with the spirit of last week’s lead article (‘Friends in need’, 27…

Boris has a trump card in denying Sturgeon an 'illegal' referendum

2 April 2021 4:45 pm

Amidst all the dry economic arguments, one of the more emotive fronts on which the 2016 referendum was fought was…

The next stage of the EU’s coronavirus meltdown

29 March 2021 11:24 pm

Debts would be shared. The strong would offer a helping hand to the weak. Money would be raised at incredibly…

European nations are reasserting themselves

29 March 2021 10:29 pm

All but the most hardened Remainer will admit that the EU’s vaccine rollout has been poor. Up against the UK’s…

The EU’s vaccine grab breaches the rule of law

25 March 2021 6:00 pm

The EU is discussing confiscating and requisitioning private property. It is surprisingly brazen about this. The bloc is proposing both…

Boris tries to avoid a vaccine war

24 March 2021 5:31 am

After France’s Europe Minister became the latest politician to threaten a vaccine export ban on the UK, Boris Johnson used today’s…

Is the UK about to be forced into a vaccine war?

22 March 2021 7:23 pm

Is the UK about to be forced into a vaccine war? That’s the concern in Westminster after Brussels upped the…

Boris Johnson attempts to calm vaccine concerns

19 March 2021 5:23 am

The message from Boris Johnson’s press conference this evening was one of reassurance. Following the decision by several EU member…

The EU's jab snatching ruse is legally absurd

18 March 2021 7:01 am

For some months now, increasingly disturbing statements on the law or legal threats have emanated from the EU. Some of…

Is Biden turning on Brussels?

18 March 2021 6:16 am

The Joe Biden administration, headed up by a proud son of Ireland, has spent St Patrick’s Day briefing reporters in Washington…

The census is the latest Brexit battleground

17 March 2021 5:30 pm

The end of the Brexit wars have left some Remainers feeling redundant. A few are now turning their attention to a new…

Vaccines are testing Central Europe’s loyalties to the EU

10 March 2021 5:00 pm

In a fresh embarrassment for the EU in its vaccine rollout, breakaway member Hungary is now at the top of…

UK slams EU over 'completely false' vaccine claims

10 March 2021 10:02 am

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has blasted claims by a senior Eurocrat that the UK is hampering the bloc’s vaccine rollout,…