Backdropped by the Gibraltar rock, people wearing face masks walk along the stalls of a weekly market at the Spanish city of La Linea (Emilio Morenatti/AP)

Pandemic issues overshadow Brexit as Gibraltar moves into new era


Fears of disruptions following Britain’s departure from the European Union were replaced by coronavirus-related restrictions on border traffic between Spain and Gibraltar on Monday, the first working day at the United Kingdom’s only land border with the European mainland.

Spanish fishermen returning to port.

Europe reacts to ‘damage control’ Brexit deal


European politicians and media outlets have been sharing their reaction to the new Brexit deal that sets the scene for an altered relationship between Britain and its closest trading partners.

Boris Johnson
Readers' Letters

Readers’ Letters: Brexit deal not ready after all


As the UK and EU struggle on to try and achieve a deal, one should remember that it was not long ago that Boris Johnson told us: “That oven-ready deal I talked about so much during the election campaign has already had its plastic covering pierced and been placed in the microwave.”