Tag Archives: Britain

What future for the European Union now that Britain is leaving?

‘The truth is that France’s Charles de Gaulle vetoed ­Britain’s application to join in 1963 and again in 1967. Perhaps if we had been allowed to join at the get-go things would have been very different now,’ writes Linda Hawes. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters “Brussels has no power over most salient issues”, “Most immigration comes from outside the EU, where policy ... Read More »

China Now Also Buying Bottled Clean Air From Britain

There’s a group in Britain that call themselves “air farmers,” and that’s exactly what they do: they harvest clean air from pristine countrysides, bottle it up and sell the bottles online. It may sound absurd, but the bottled clean air from Britain seems to have gotten a good hold on the Chinese market. China has been struggling with poor air ... Read More »