Trump and Brexit: What Now?

By Robert Heslop, YEM London Brexit Britain, what a wonderful vision. Free of the shackles of Brussels, the buccaneering UK will be able to strike free trade across the globe, the UK’s security will be secured through membership of NATO and in a generation people will wonder why the UK ever joined the EU?  Yet, Read more about Trump and Brexit: What Now?[…]

Scotland: Visions for a European Future

By Juuso Järviniemi 5.295 million. That’s less than one tenth of the overall population of the United Kingdom (64.1 million), but Scotland plays a bigger role in the Brexit debate than its relative size. A considerable majority of Scottish voters expressed their wish to remain in the European Union on June 23, and with that Read more about Scotland: Visions for a European Future[…]

Welcome to the #GreatBritishImmigrant Hall of Fame!

As part of YEM UK’s #GreatBritishImmigrant campaign, we are celebrating famous immigrants and refugees who have had a positive impact upon the UK. Have a browse through our hall of fame to get an idea of the amazing stuff immigrants do for the UK and be inspired to celebrate the #GreatBritishImmigrants who affect you! To Read more about Welcome to the #GreatBritishImmigrant Hall of Fame![…]

Reflections of a heartbroken Euroholic

By Georgia Bachti, YEM UK Treasurer   From scaremongering and elitism to loss of touch with the public and blind submission to corporate interests, the Remain side became the target of various accusations in the months leading up to the referendum. When engaging with them, Remainers passionately rejected them as dishonest communication ploys. The morning Read more about Reflections of a heartbroken Euroholic[…]

Brexit: a Real Stinging Sensation

By Liam McDonald, YEM UK International Officer Anyone who knows me, knows that I have a minor obsession with both the EU and with bees: so imagine my excitement when I was asked to write an article about the two. Over the last hundred years or so, bee populations have vastly decreased for a number Read more about Brexit: a Real Stinging Sensation[…]

Happy Europe Day! Here’s a Brief History…

The 9th of May marks the date when, in 1950, the Schuman Declaration was unveiled, beginning Europe’s transition from bloody battlefield to recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Here’s a recap of the last 70 years of change in Europe from YEM UK’s animated series…

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