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Blue Riband Does A Brexit After 81 Years

Beloved childhood chocolate bar Blue Riband is leaving these shores after more than 8 decades, and heading to Poland. Read More >>

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We’re Having A General Election In June

Unelected PM Theresa May has surprised us all by announcing this morning that there'll be a general election on the 8th of June. Read More >>

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Even Weetabix Is Leaving The UK

In a devastating blow to the league of oldsters trying to bring back some sort of imaginary 'golden age' to the UK, British-as-fish-and-chips breakfast cereal Weetabix is jumping ship to the US. Read More >>

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Vodafone Scraps Roaming Charges In 40 Places

Good news if you're on Vodafone: they're getting rid of roaming charges in 40 places worldwide, which means 80% of customers' holidays will now be included in their data plans. Read More >>

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EXCLUSIVE: Experts Slam “Bonkers” Proposal To Re-Introduce Imperial Measurements After Brexit, In Letters To Government

Brexit, it turns out, wasn’t just about screwing the economy - last June’s vote has also ignited a fully blown culture war. Read More >>

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Brexit Is More Divisive Than Religion, Says Comedian

It's an experience many of us have had in the comments underneath our Facebook posts: comedians delivering the same material on Brexit are finding they get wildly different responses depending on where the audience is from. Read More >>

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The Original Brexit Was Probably Far More Catastrophic

Britain’s geographical isolation is one of the cornerstones of its identity which, combined with nationalist fervour, probably played at least some role in the our recent decision to depart from the European Union. But when the Isles first split from the rest of Europe hundreds of thousands years ago, things were considerably more violent. Read More >>

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The BBC’s Brexit Chatbot Will Cheer You Up

Facebook Messenger chatbots are all the rage at the moment, ranging in quality from utterly pointless to utterly brilliant. In the latter category is the BBC's new Brexit bot, which uses bright illustrations and Boris Johnson gifs to make you feel better about the whole fandango. Read More >>

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Brexit’s Tech Brain Drain May Have Already Begun

As Article 50 is triggered today, many European expats in Britain, as well as European-minded locals, are packing up, moving on or eyeing up their options. Brexit brain drain could spell disaster for industries like technology already facing shortages of skilled talent. Many talented technologists aren’t waiting to see how Brexit plays out and are already seeking new homes for their in-demand talents overseas. Read More >>

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Maltesers are the Latest Victim of Exchange Rate Shortchanging

Mars Confectionery, the producer of nice things we buy in public and consume in bouts of intense private shame, is the latest manufacturer to reduce portion sizes in some of its treats. This isn't to save us from ourselves or stop the nation turning obese -- it's so it can charge the same amount of money for giving us less. Read More >>

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Brexit Has Now Ruined Beer As Well

In its relentless campaign to make us realise what a bad idea it was to back out of the EU, Brexit has now resulted in Tesco scrapping no less than 31 beer and cider brands because of Leave-prompted price hikes. Read More >>

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UK Inflation Jumped To 2.3% In February

The Office for National Statistics has just announced that UK inflation jumped from 1.9% in January to 2.3% in Feb, meaning in real terms, your money is now worth less. The new rate is the highest it's been since 2013. Read More >>

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The Government Has Picked Galaxy S8 Day To Kickstart Brexit

The government has just announced that Theresa May will trigger Article 50 next Wednesday, the 29th of March, which will swing the UK's exit from the EU into action. Read More >>

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‘The Brexit Plan’ Is A Blank Notebook For Your Favourite Remainer

At Google, you're famously encouraged to spend some of your time on side projects – and former hardware employee Zee Tan seems to have continued that tradition after leaving the company. Read More >>

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Toyota’s Putting £240m Into Derbyshire

After all the doom-mongering around Brexit, it's a little surprising to hear of companies choosing to put resources into the UK. Nonetheless, it keeps happening, with Snapchat, Tado and now Toyota announcing they're putting their money where the pound is. Read More >>