Fearing Brexit, Irish cheesemakers mull a switch to mozzarella

Fearing Brexit, Irish cheesemakers mull a switch to mozzarella

THE herd of water buffalo ambling over rolling hills may look like a scene from southern Italy. In fact the beasts roam in southern Ireland. Johnny Lynch, who owns a 150-acre farm in County Cork, makes plump balls of mozzarella from their milk, and bids customers a cheerful, Irish-accented “Buongiorno!” in online advertisements for his […]

‘No 10 outed me over Brexit electoral fraud allegations,’ says former Leave campaigner

‘No 10 outed me over Brexit electoral fraud allegations,’ says former Leave campaigner

Theresa May’s political secretary has been accused of ‘outing’ his former partner as gay in an attempt to stop him exposing alleged breaches of campaign finance rules. The allegations center on the Vote Leave Brexit campaign. Shahmir Sanni, a former research director of BeLeave, claimed Downing Street aide Stephen Parkinson revealed the pair’s relationship in […]

Will British airlines lose their rights to fly to America after Brexit?

Will British airlines lose their rights to fly to America after Brexit?

THERE has been much chatter among frequent flyers in London this week about a front-page splash in the Financial Times claiming that British negotiations with America to replace the EU-US Open Skies Treaty are in trouble: The US is offering Britain a worse “open skies” deal after Brexit than it had as an EU member, […]

EU freezes Brexit talks until Britain bring the biscuits|Humor

European Council president Donald Tusk has warned Theresa May that Brexit negotiations will be put on hold unless the UK brings some biscuits to the next meeting. Speaking in Dublin Tusk said that open discussion about trade and the Irish border question will not resume until the British negotiating team come to the table with […]

Soros ‘proud supporter’ of plans to scupper Brexit

Soros ‘proud supporter’ of plans to scupper Brexit

Liberal billionaire George Soros has defended his donation to an anti-Brexit campaign, saying he fully supports efforts to prevent Britain leaving the European Union. The Hungarian-born investor faced allegations of meddling in British politics last week when it emerged that he had donated £400,000 ($ 558,000) to the pro-EU lobby group ‘Best for Britain.’ On […]

I’m not a quitter says May, thus making Brexit a bit confusing|Humor

Theresa May has provoked further confusion with her latest attempt to be totally clear about something, having just told the press that she is ‘not a quitter’. Now, despite civil servants trying to explain Brexit to the Prime Minister with the aid of flow charts and glove puppets, there still exists a nagging doubt that […]

Film critic fails to find Brexit sub-text|Humor

A British arts critic reviewing forthcoming movie releases has discovered that there is just one new film that he cannot claim is an artistic comment on Brexit and Britain’s place in the world. Peter Connelly of The Observer had effortlessly explained the context of Aardman’s ‘Early Man’ as a prehistoric Brexit parable, or the Churchill epic ‘Darkest […]