Brexit

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3rd October 2021 | By Megan Traviss

Hundreds gather in Manchester to protest against Brexit as Tory party conference lands in the city

Hundreds of protestors gather in St. Peter's Square in Manchester to demonstrate against Brexit and the Conservative government ahead of the Conservative Party conference in the city.

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29th January 2021 | By Matthew Kay

Red tape and higher prices: the effect of Brexit on Manchester beer imports

A Manchester-based beer wholesaler has told the Northern Quota that Brexit has pushed up beer prices and increased his working hours significantly. Sandbar German Beers...

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21st September 2020 | By Rory Gannon

Manchester MPs criticise Boris Johnson for ‘breaking international law’ with post-Brexit bill

Politicans from across Manchester have joined former Prime Ministers in speaking out against Boris Johnson’s “Post-Brexit Bill”, which critics say breaks international law. Manchester MPs have expressed their disdain...

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31st January 2020 | By dave porter

Crowds gather in Parliament Square as the UK prepares to usher in Brexit

    Hundreds of Leave supporters have begun to pack out Parliament Square in London in anticipation of Britain leaving the EU at 11pm tonight. There...

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4th December 2019 | By Niall Hay

The 7 North West constituencies to watch in the 2019 General Election

Barrow-in-Furness This seat in Cumbria was held by Labour in 2017 with the tiny majority of 209. The Conservatives will be making this seat a top...

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29th October 2019 | By Sophie Cook

Church organises ‘999 pray-in’ to calm parishioners’ anguish over Brexit

A church in Marple organised a 12-hour prayer session so that parishioners could soothe their worries over Brexit and the divided state of the nation. Ordinand...

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23rd October 2019 | By Pruthvi Khilosia

Final year students examine how Brexit will affect the arts and culture in Manchester

Business and high-rise corporations will not be the only thing affected by Brexit – the arts are also facing a time of major uncertainty. The...

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31st May 2019 | By Matt Hartless

“We’ll go into it as if we’re there for the five years” – Newly elected Green MEP Gina Dowding talks environmentalism, the EU Parliament and Brexit

During last week’s European Parliament elections, the North West elected its first MEP from the Green Party. Gina Dowding, who worked previously as a councillor...

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27th May 2019 | By R.McCourt

The Brexit Party and Labour top the poll in the Northwest in a night seeing smaller parties make significant gains

Just weeks after the results of the local council elections, the British public took to the polls one more time to elect MEP’s to the...

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24th May 2019 | By nq_admin

EU Elections 2019: a view from young people in the Netherlands

The European Elections are underway and over the next few days, citizens of the 28 EU member states will vote to elect members of the...

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21st May 2019 | By Matt Hartless

Everything you need to know about the 2019 European elections

Just three weeks after Britain was gripped by, not local election fever, but a slightly raised temperature, the country will head back to the polls...

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17th May 2019 | By Alexander Candlin

Manchester Metropolitan University hosts EU debate ahead of next week’s EU parliamentary election

Manchester Metropolitan University hosted an EU debate ahead of next week’s EU parliamentary election. The debate, hosted by Manchester for Europe, was attended by representatives from...

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10th April 2019 | By Matt Hartless

Deals, backstops and flexstentions: What on earth is happening with Brexit?

As we approach April 12th, the new date for the UK leaving the EU, the leaving date has been postponed again, with a flexible extension to...

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27th March 2019 | By Matt Hartless

Manchester loan company reprimanded for ‘scaremongering’ ad talking up Brexit food shortage fears

A Manchester company has been reprimanded by the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) for an sending out an ‘irresponsible’ email advert encouraging people to take out loans...

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25th March 2019 | By nq_admin

‘Put it to the people’: Brexit march the biggest in British history

More than one million people marched through the streets of London on Saturday calling for a ‘People’s Vote’ on Brexit.  The protest, one of the largest...

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18th March 2019 | By O.enwegbara

Opinion: As an EU student Brexit is driving me crazy

Brexit. Brexit. Brexit. This is the major topic or seemingly the only topic on everyone’s lips right now. Last week was a big week for...

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12th March 2019 | By Matt Hartless

Brexit Vote Again: Live updates!

Please, please may this be the last one...

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19th February 2019 | By Matt Hartless

Labour Party defectors: who are the gang of seven?

Seven Labour MPs have quit the party to form their own independent group. The group, which includes Stockport MP Ann Coffey, has quit in protest to...

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12th February 2019 | By Matt Hartless

Campaigners for a second Brexit referendum take battle bus around universities to win support of young people

Our Future Our Choice, who want a public vote on the withdrawal from the EU in regards to the deal negotiated since the 2016 referendum campained outside the University of Manchester and Royal Northern College of Music to win support of students and young people.

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30th January 2019 | By Matt Hartless

EU withdrawal amendments: How did your MP vote?

Last night, NQ had another late one as we covered the Brexit amendments live. From today the records on which way MPs voted individually have...