U.K. Production Guild Chief Warns of Post-Brexit Shoot Delays as Stars Join Chorus for Visa-Free Work in Europe

The post-Brexit reality of a work visa regime to work in the European Union is now affecting the U.K. film and television production industry. Several EU countries now require U.K. arts workers to apply for short-term work permits – not an easy process. “When COVID-19 restrictions dissipate, the need for film and TV production to travel will become even more

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McDonald’s warns ingredients might be missing from meals due to Brexit

McDonald's has warned customers it may soon run out of some ingredients due to Brexit. Posters have been spotted outside selected McDonald's restaurants across the UK warning customers that the likes of tomato and lettuce might be off the menu. Snaps of the sign were shared on on social media, sparking desperate reactions. The poster photographed on restaurant windows and

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Brexit news latest – EU in PANIC MODE as Barnier's own side urge him to back down and accept Boris' fishing demands

THE EU is in panic mode today as ministers urged Michel Barnier's Brexit negotiation team to back down to UK demands. The EU if formally insisting the UK gives them exactly the same fishing rights in British waters after Brexit as they do during it, rather than a deal that is negotiated every year or two, as Boris Johnson wants.

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Brexit trade deal: Michel Barnier says UK ‘blocked progress in key areas’

European diplomats have been told that there are still “fundamental differences” in the hunt for a Brexit trade deal and that the UK has “blocked” progress in key areas while trying to run down the clock. The EU‘s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, briefed representatives from all 27 member states on Wednesday afternoon. The meeting was highly confidential, but Sky

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Gove holds emergency Brexit talks today after Brussels' fury as trade discussions on verge of collapse

MICHAEL Gove is holding "extraordinary" emergency Brexit talks today to try and salvage hopes of a deal. Discussions were on the verge of collapse yesterday after top EU bosses lashed out at the PM over a new law which would overrule the original agreement hashed out last year. Mr Gove and top eurocrat Maros Sefcovic, who both sit on the

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Brexit: UK-Australia trade deal could be agreed fairly soon, says high commissioner

Britain and Australia need each other more than ever at this time of acute global tension, the Australian high commissioner said as the two sides launch trade talks. The UK is also kicking off trade negotiations with New Zealand on Wednesday in a new era for British diplomacy outside the European Union. Australian high commissioner George Brandis told Sky News

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Brexit bombshell: Chance of no deal ‘higher than ever’ as Europe braced for recession

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Peter Fitzgerald told Bloomberg that the coronavirus pandemic will potentially lead to one of the worse recessions in modern history, with GDP falling in double digits. Mr Fitzgerald stated that hardcore Brexiteers will see the recession as

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The looming economic disaster will only get worse if those leading us stick to dogma

The emerging economic forecasts involve such outlandish numbers that they numb as much as shock. The worst recession for 300 years? A worst-case budget deficit this year of £516bn? The greater shock, of course, is that we are living through a pandemic that has already claimed such a vast number of deaths. All else necessarily pales into insignificance. But those

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