Brexit Europe

“Welcome to Brexit”

Here’s the Brexit cake you ordered, now you’ve got to eat it. At a lunch with EU ambassadors on Wednesday, the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen is understood to have given a frosty response to the volley of complaints from UK businesses about how difficult it all is, especially the rules […]

Economy Europe UK

Sterling Drop

And shortly after Theresa May sets a deadline for article 50, sterling continues it’s decline. It’s been lower before of course, but that was the time the world economy nearly burned to the ground. In related news, I’m holding off on any amazon.co.uk purchases to let them get cheaper.

Europe Military

EU Common Defence 

This is one to watch: Germany eyes EU defense union without Britain Germany and France want to forge closer defense cooperation in the European Union following the departure of Britain, which has “paralyzed” such initiatives in the past, German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday. Presenting a report on German security policy, […]