Last Updated: 22:10 GMT Friday, 22 Jan. 2021

Fishermen feel waves of betrayal over Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

Unmet expectations of a new age of plenty and higher costs when selling to the EU prompt anger at UK ports
FT   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 22:00:41

UK wine drinkers face price rises as Brexit hangover kicks in

Cost of a single bottle likely to rise around £1.50 due to additional paperwork, say merchants
FT   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 21:02:51

UK Fired Up: Retailers Want To Light A Match To Returns Stuck In Brexit Hell

The latest wrinkle in Brexit's trade deal has U.K. exporters contemplating just taking a lighter to goods trapped in the E.U. behind thousands of dollars in fees. As surprise import fees drive return rates of U.K. goods to 30%, fashion products are joining music and fish on the list of ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 20:17:04

Nissan to source more U.K. batteries as part of Brexit deal 'opportunity'

The firm said Brexit-related problems at ports since Jan. 1 were "peanuts" for Nissan, which has had to handle COVID-19 and natural disasters.
Costas Pitas / Japan Times   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:08:14

MEPs vote to add Channel and British Virgin Islands to tax haven blacklist

UK overseas territories such as Cayman Islands also may lose protection once afforded by UK's EU membership The European parliament is pushing for UK overseas territories including the British Virgin Islands, Guernsey and Jersey to be added to an EU tax havens blacklist after the conclusion of the Brexit deal. ...
Richard Partington / Guardian   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:31:40

Labour calls for more customs agents to cope with Brexit red tape

Michael Gove told numbers trained falls far short of 50,000 promised last year The government must quadruple the number of customs agents in the UK to ensure businesses struggling with mountains of Brexit red tape do not "buckle" under the strain, Labour has said in a letter to Michael Gove. ...
Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent / Guardian   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:16:01

Corked! Not A Bottle Of Wine But A Social Enterprise For Yoga Lovers

Cork Yoga Mats, Wim Hoff Breathing and empowering women at CorkYogis. A UK brand talks Brexit, Pandemic and Wellness
Michelle Tchea, Contributor / Forbes   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 14:38:00

UK manufacturing and services activity slump to eight-month low

Covid pandemic and higher barriers to trade that followed the Brexit deal take their toll on businesses Manufacturing and services activity slumped to an eight-month low in January as the combined impact of the Covid pandemic and higher barriers to trade that followed the Brexit deal took its toll on ...
Phillip Inman / Guardian   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:05:14

Brexit brings a diet of false promises to Parisian gourmands

UK expatriates and some locals mourn the impact on food imports
FT   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:00:40

We Regret To Inform You That Republicans are Talking About Secession Again

A Democratic president just entered the White House, so it's time for Republican state officials to start discussing secession once again. After Barack Obama's re-election in 2012, disaffected conservatives flooded the White House petition site with calls to leave the Union. (They were predictably denied.) Now, a smattering of state ...
Matt Ford / New Republic   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 11:00:00

UK economic activity drops to lowest level since May, survey shows

Purchasing managers' index falls on Covid lockdown, post-Brexit red tape and port disruption
FT   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 10:51:51

"Brexit for Nissan is a Positive"

Despite endless rumours that Nissan planned to close its Sunderland manufacturing plant, today its chief operating officer Ashwani Gupta instead raved over the opportunities provided by the Brexit trade agreement, celebrating its potential impact on the British car industry. Telling The Telegraph: "Brexit for Nissan is a positive. We'll take ...
Adam Cherry / Guido Fawkes' blog   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 10:09:44

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