https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotlan...ves_the_eu&link_location=live-reporting-storyScottish and Welsh FMs lose bid for transition period extension
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-53048164New momentum needed in trade talks, say UK and EU
The EU also noted the UK's decision not to extend the transition period, which ends in December.
Mrs von der Leyen said they "agreed to deliver the best deal" for citizens.
https://www.theguardian.com/politic...many-urges-eu-to-plan-for-possible-no-deal-20Dispute mechanism is key sticking point in Brexit talks, says Von der Leyen
Ursula von der Leyen has highlighted the UK’s rejection of an all-encompassing punishment mechanism to keep it true to any Brexit deal with the EU as the emerging threat to an agreement, as a leaked document revealed Germany wants to draw up plans for “no deal 2.0”.
https://www.theguardian.com/politic...ildly-as-pmqs-exposes-cracks?CMP=share_btn_twBoris the narcissists’ narcissist flails wildly as PMQs exposes cracks
The PM can dump wives, mistresses, ministers and friends but he just can’t get rid of Keir Starmer
Full article: https://www.businessinsider.com/brexit-will-cost-uk-more-than-total-payments-to-eu-2020-1Brexit will have soon cost the UK more than all its payments to the EU over the past 47 years put together
Brexit is set to have cost the UK more than £200 billion in lost economic growth by the end of this year — a figure that almost eclipses the total amount the UK has paid toward the European Union budget over the past 47 years.
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/arti...plan-hinges-on-untested-it-system-being-readyDelays, Fines: the U.K. Details the Costs of Brexit Border
cost of the new Brexit customs paperwork alone at about 13 billion pounds a year.
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news...system-for-checks-on-goods-crossing-irish-seaHMRC document shows firms in Great Britain will be obliged to complete three types of electronic paperwork
https://www.theguardian.com/politic...ils-to-become-intelligence-and-security-chairMP who beat Chris Grayling to intelligence chair role loses Tory whip
Julian Lewis kicked out of parliamentary party after beating Boris Johnson’s pick
The committee now has a short window before the start of the summer recess in which it could publish the Russia report, delayed since before the election when Johnson refused to clear it for publication.
https://www.theguardian.com/politic...-brexit-poorly-prepared-companies-coronavirusCovid-19 leaves firms ‘fatally ill-prepared’ for no-deal Brexit
Nearly two-thirds of companies have made no plans at all, thinktank warns MPs
https://tamebay.com/2020/07/amazon-fba-brexit-bombshell-efn-and-pan-european-fba-ends-for-uk.htmlAmazon FBA Brexit Bombshell – EFN and Pan-European FBA ends for UK
The Amazon FBA Brexit bombshell has dropped which will significantly impact your Amazon business from the 1st of January 2021. Amazon’s UK FBA operations will be split from the EU with no more EFN (European Fufilment Network) and an end to Pan-European FBA inventory transfers between the UK and EU.
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2...emlin-interference-scottish-referendum-brexitRussia report reveals UK government failed to investigate Kremlin interference
Intelligence and security committee publishes long-delayed findings on Russia’s influence over UK politics
https://www.theguardian.com/politic...e-shock-to-uk-economy-study-finds-coronavirusBrexit will deliver double shock to UK economy, study finds
Exclusive: LSE report says even sectors unscathed from coronavirus crisis will be severely affected
https://ec.europa.eu/commission/com...-irreplaceable-fighting-cross-border-crime_enEncrochat shows Europol is irreplaceable in fighting cross border crime
https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-b...-from-ex-trade-minister-sources-idUKKBN24Z1ULPapers leaked before UK election in suspected Russian operation were hacked from ex-trade minister - sources
Classified U.S.-UK trade documents leaked ahead of Britain’s 2019 election were stolen from the email account of former trade minister Liam Fox by suspected Russian hackers,
https://bylinetimes.com/2020/07/31/lording-it-over-us-johnson-rewards-his-brexit-russian-peers/Johnson Rewards His Brexit & Russian Peers