Brexit

EU-UK: a special relationship, even after the divorce 

Monday 30 November 2020 | Gérard Vindt
| Alternatives Economiques

In 2019-20, the EU remained by far the largest economic partner of the United Kingdom by all definitions: exports, imports, goods and services. 


The UK is feeling the consequences of Brexit 

Thursday 29 April 2021 | Aude Martin
| Alternatives Economiques

The impact of closing the borders across the Channel at the same time as the COVID-19 pandemic is difficult to assess. But a few clues make it possible to draw up an initial assessment.


United Kingdom: foreign workers flee the country in large numbers 

Wednesday 21 April 2021 | Lou-Eve Popper
| Alternatives Economiques

Due to Brexit and multiple lockdowns, hundreds of thousands of expats have left Britain in 2020.


Brexit: How companies are preparing for a no-deal exit 

Friday 04 December 2020 | Lou-Eve Popper
| Alternatives Economiques

Without an agreement, it will be very difficult to export cars, medicines or Welsh lamb to the continent. Companies operating in these sectors are trying to prepare as best as they can.


Brexit: Can supply disruptions be avoided? 

Wednesday 23 December 2020 | Aude Martin
| Alternatives Economiques

Who exports and who imports? A German economics think tank, the Ifo institute, has looked at the interdependencies between the European Union and the United Kingdom.


UK’s north-south divide will worsen outside the EU 

Friday 11 December 2020 | Aude Martin
| Alternatives Economiques

The most recent research suggests that Brexit will further deepen Britain’s already yawning regional inequalities, especially between London and the North of England.


Brexit: The dream of British Conservatives is in trouble 

Friday 27 November 2020 | Aude Martin
| Alternatives Economiques

The handful of trade deals that the British government has so far concluded with non-EU countries will not fully compensate for the loss of the European market.


Brexit: EU faces a losing dilemma 

Monday 09 November 2020 | Aude Martin
| Alternatives Economiques

With two months to go before the end of the transition period, the Brexit negotiations between London and Brussels are stuck. Aurélien Antoine, professor of public law at the University of Saint-Etienne and director of the Brexit Observatory, deciphers what is at stake in the coming weeks.


The UK is no longer the top Erasmus destination for students 

Monday 19 October 2020 | Anne Damiani
| Euractiv

While some of the effects of Brexit are still difficult to assess, the Erasmus+ exchange programme has already suffered the consequences. However, British universities wish to maintain their participation in the European programme. 


Big events and small maintainance activites: removing UK MEPs from the QuoteFinder

Tuesday 18 February 2020 | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

At a micro level, the exit of British MEPs impacted on one of the tools that we developed to keep track of the European debate. Since we have created it, #brexit has constantly been among the most popular hashtags used by MEPs.