Migrants in the Channel: “The crisis is explained by the Brexit which acts like a slow poison between Paris and London”

In a letter posted Thursday evening on Twitter, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked “A bilateral readmission agreement to allow the return of all illegal migrants crossing the Channel”. This letter is “Basically indigent and totally out of place”, the government spokesman, Gabriel Attal, blasted Friday morning on BFM-TV. In response, the Minister of the … Read more

The European Union confronted with Boris Johnson’s “endless Brexit”

Boris Johnson in South Shields (Great Britain) November 22, 2021. OWEN HUMPHREYS / AFP To analyse. A story without end. Five and a half years after the British chose to leave the European Union (EU), London and Brussels continue to negotiate the terms of their divorce, as if this break should never be consummated. At … Read more

“The Touquet agreements allow London to evade its duty of asylum. Brexit has made them obsolete ”

Chronic. On a clear day, the cliffs of Dover can always be seen with the naked eye from Cape Gris-Nez. However, this part of the political map of Europe has changed: Brexit has transformed the Opal Coast into the external border of the European Union (EU). For travelers as for goods, the Channel is no … Read more

After Brexit, France ready to let go on the boats?

Two French fishermen work aboard the trawler “Le Chant des Sirènes”, at the limit of Franco-British waters, on November 9, 2021. NICOLAS GARRIGA / AP With a short sentence, Thursday, November 18, Annick Girardin set fire to the powders. “So I’ll be frank with you, we have to be prepared not to get everything we … Read more