[GRAND FORMAT EUROPEEN] Beyond the CAP: is Brexit UK farming’s moment to go green?

The UK’s replacement for the CAP wants farming to protect nature. Credit: Dmitry Grigoriev, Unsplash The UK Government has set out an ambitious post-Brexit agricultural policy. Ministers say it will be a vast improvement on the CAP and put the environment and climate first. But can it work? After 47 years under the Common Agricultural Policy, the UK’s exit from the EU means it will … Continuer de lire [GRAND FORMAT EUROPEEN] Beyond the CAP: is Brexit UK farming’s moment to go green?

La pêche française menacée par le Brexit

Et si le Royaume-Uni et l’Union européenne ne parvenaient pas à un accord d’ici la fin de l’année sur leur future relation ? En France, beaucoup se préparent à un tel scénario. Car l’impact sur certains secteurs, territoires et populations serait loin d’être négligeable, en particulier sur notre secteur de la pêche. Scénario catastrophe : rupture des négociations  En cas de retrait brutal le 31 … Continuer de lire La pêche française menacée par le Brexit

[Carnet de voyage] The Cotswolds, the prettiest part of England

Think of England and the Cotswolds may well spring to mind. This area of limestone hills picture-postcard England at its most enchanting. Explore villages made of honey-coloured stone, sip pints in ancient pubs and see some of the Britains’s most beautifully preserved medieval churches. Yes, you are in the prettiest part of England ! Let’s travel ! Designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty … Continuer de lire [Carnet de voyage] The Cotswolds, the prettiest part of England

Britain’s Next Prime Minister

Ça pourrait être le nom d’un nouveau programme de téléralité britannique mais ce n’est que le système très méditisé mis en place pour trouver le remplaçant de Theresa May. 5 candidats conservateurs, un débat télévisé, 90 minutes. C’est ce qu’il s’est passé dimanche dernier au Royaume-Uni où les votes pour choisir le nouveau premier ministre sont en cours (les députés conservateurs sont appelés à éliminer … Continuer de lire Britain’s Next Prime Minister

Ireland – UK : A Five-Year Transition Period between the two Countries

Irish minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, has called for the UK’s Brexit transition period to extend up to 5 years after it leaves the EU in March 2019. Brexit will affect Ireland more than any other countries in the EU. As a consequence, the island tries to find solutions to soften the consequences of the British withdrawal. In a interview with the Financial Times, … Continuer de lire Ireland – UK : A Five-Year Transition Period between the two Countries

When British pro-EU activists march throughout the UK against Brexit

  They are British and stand against Brexit. They regularly organize national marches to demand that Brexit is stopped. The Stop Brexit March is a British protest bringing pro-EU activists together across the country. By gathering politicians, citizens and academics to demonstrate against Brexit, the demonstration aims at putting pressure on the British government to stop the withdrawal of the UK from the EU.   … Continuer de lire When British pro-EU activists march throughout the UK against Brexit