Tag: brexit

After Brexit: What about the Eurotunnel? | Focus on Europe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTU6EQV44iUEU external border. It is feared Brexit will cause traffic and trade to slow down with border controls and traffic jams.Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/deutschewelleenglish?sub_confirmation=1For more news go to: http://www.dw.com/en/Follow DW on social media:►Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deutschewellenews/►Twitter: https://twitter.com/dwnews►Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dwnewsFür Videos in deutscher Sprache besuchen Sie:…

/ January 10, 2021
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After Brexit: Can the UK really go it alone? | To the Point

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QT_4mcE_rP8For the first time in its history, a member nation has left the European Union. But can the UK really go it alone? And how will it change the EU?Guests: Tom Nuttall (The Economist), Jon Worth (blogger), Tanja Börzel (political…

/ January 7, 2021
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U.K. and EU reach historic post-Brexit trade

The United Kingdom and the European Union have reached a historic trade deal, staving off a potentially catastrophic "no-deal" Brexit cliff on Dec. 31.Why it matters: The two sides appear to have defied the odds, striking a complex free trade…

/ December 24, 2020
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EU, UK Brexit trade talks to continue past deadline | DW News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtrfLq328w4European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has announced that Brexit negotiations will carry on beyond today’s deadline, adding that it was "responsible at this point in time to go the extra mile," after talks with UK Prime Minister Boris…

/ December 13, 2020
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Britain’s Vaccine Program Brings Joy and Chauvinism

At 6:31 A.M. on Tuesday, Margaret Keenan, a ninety-year-old former jewelry-shop assistant from the West Midlands, became the first person to receive a clinically approved coronavirus vaccine. Keenan was given the first of two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at…

/ December 8, 2020
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Four climate strategies that could reach across partisan divides

Within the US, climate change is still a divisive issue. In Donald Trump, 71 million Americans voted for a candidate who denies and disputes climate science. Either they agreed with him, or they didn’t feel strongly enough to let it…

/ November 13, 2020
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Roger Waters on Julian Assange: UK’s National Security State Doesn’t Care About the Law!

We speak to Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters on the UK General Election 2019 results. He discusses the media's campaign against Corbyn, anti-Semitism allegations against Corbyn and the Labour Party, why he believes Boris Johnson is an 'oaf and a…

/ December 21, 2019
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Meet Santiago Siri, the Man With a Radical Plan for Blockchain Voting

In a café on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, a one-time videogame developer turned political theorist named Santiago Siri is trying to explain to me how his nonprofit startup, Democracy.Earth, aims to fix the world’s broken politics with the…

/ August 16, 2018
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Mimicking membership: London’s need for a new coalition-building strategy

New data show who in the EU is disappointed by the UK, and which common interests are worth fighting for pre-Brexit In August 2017, my ECFR colleague Christoph Klavehn found that, based on data in the 2016 EU Coalition Explorer,…

/ August 2, 2018
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‘We Are Living in Strange Days’: Watch Liz Magic Laser Decode the Body Language Politicians Use to Persuade You

It’s a scene that can be found on TV in any country in the world, at any time of day or night: politicians holding court from behind a dais, underscoring each talking point with a firm gesture—hands clasped, fists clenched,…

/ August 2, 2018
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Merkel vows to stay in job, work at ‘under pressure’ US relationship

Chancellor Angela Merkel, vowing to stay in office despite challenges at home and abroad, said she would work on Germany's "under pressure" relationship with the United States but that Washington could no longer be relied on to deliver world order.…

/ July 20, 2018
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Brexit: Things need to get worse before they can get better, analyst says

Both the U.K. and the European Union need to become more “frightened” about the possibility of an abrupt break-up, an analyst told CNBC on Friday. Fears that Brexit negotiators will not manage to reach an agreement before a legal deadline…

/ July 20, 2018
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Will Britain Renounce Brexit?

As Britain hurtles closer to its self-imposed exile from Europe, Prime Minister Theresa May has narrowly evaded a series of Brexit-induced crises. Over the past two years, May has been struggling to unite warring factions of the Conservative Party and…

/ July 18, 2018