Crossing the Channel: Lauriane Bonnamant Ready for her Challenge

The appointment is set at 5.45am this Tuesday 21st August. Lauriane Bonnamant should try, if the weather still allows, to swim across the Channel  Arrived on Wednesday 15th August in England, Lauriane Bonnamant should start on Tuesday 21st August in a challenge she has been preparing for over two years : to swim across the English Channel. The appointment is made …

A Car Drives at the Barriers of the British Parliament in London: Several Wounded

On Tuesday, a car hit the gates of Westminster Palace in London, causing several injuries among pedestrians. The driver was arrested. The reasons for this tragedy are still unknown. This Tuesday 14th August, around 7.30am local time (8.30am in France), a car has struck the gates of the Palace of Westminster, the British Parliament in London.  The vehicle caused “several …

Brexit: European Commission Warns of Possible Failure of Negotiations

EU executive publishes a text on Thursday urging member states and companies to prepare for exit from the UK without an agreement on Brexit. Brussels is meant to be considerate. The countries of the European Union (EU) and companies should “intensify their preparations,” the impact that the departure from the UK , especially in case of a failure of the negotiations of …

Brexit: Theresa May Invents the Principle of Double Customs Tariffs for Ireland

British Prime Minister Theresa May details on Monday, in front of his Parliament a specific point of her sweet Brexit: differentiated customs duties. A complex system, but one that has the advantage of not handing checks to the border between the two Ireland. Theresa May is presenting this Monday, in the British Parliament, the strategy of the …

United Kingdom: Brexit Minister David Davis Resigned

British Brexit Minister David Davis resigned on Sunday. He disagreed with Prime Minister Theresa May on the trade relationship with Europe British Brexit Minister David Davis resigned Sunday, two days after Prime Minister Theresa May secured the government’s agreement to maintain a close post-Brexit trade relationship with the EU. reported the BBC and the PA news agency. The resignation …

Brexit: London Proposes to Create a “Free Trade Area” with the European Union

After meeting with her government, Theresa May and her ministers agreed to propose to the European Union to create a “free trade area” after Brexit. British Prime Minister Theresa May  announced on Friday that her government, divided on the exit of the EU, had reached a “common position” in favor of the creation of a “free trade area” between the United …

A “Hard” Brexit would Push Jaguar to Leave the UK

An exit from the United Kingdom of the European Union without agreement with the European partners would be an economic nightmare for the automaker. Its chief executive announced Wednesday night that the British company could reduce its activity across the Channel in this case. Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), the UK’s largest automaker, said Thursday that a “hard” Brexit would cost …

Channel Tunnel: Traffic Resumes after Several Hours of Breakdown

Sunday, a breakdown in the Channel Tunnel caused the total interruption of traffic in both directions for several hours. Traffic has resumed. Traffic in the Channel Tunnel between France and Britain resumed Sunday early in the afternoon after an electrical failure that led to the total interruption of traffic in both directions for several hours. “The service has …