Are Train Delays the Future of Brexit?
Not so fast. Yesterday Eurostar trains between Paris and London sustained delays of up to two hours as French customs officers imposed “Brexit-style” security checks. One border guard said the British withdrawal on March 29 will thrust train travel between the two countries “back to [the] 1970s.” Meanwhile, trade union bosses are demanding more resources to cope.
What else will Brexit bring? The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development says even a smooth withdrawal could push the U.K. into a recession, with GDP growth below 1 percent for the next two years.
Read OZY’s take on whether the German economy will break up the EU.