The Times is a pain in the neck Murdoch outlet and behind a paywall but occasionally that can be breached:
Brussels is ready to punish Switzerland by blocking its access to Europe’s financial services market as a warning to Britain that the EU will not compromise on Brexit.
Unless Switzerland agrees to sign up to a draft EU partnership treaty, Swiss stock exchanges will lose direct access to European investors on July 1.
The move to freeze Switzerland, a non-EU country, out of Europe’s single market is being interpreted as a message intended for a new Conservative prime minister. In a note to his colleagues, Johannes Hahn, the Austrian commissioner responsible for the Swiss talks, warned that making an example of Switzerland was necessary to make a bigger political point to Britain.
“We simply cannot accept any further attempts of foot dragging and watering down…
The Crown itself, plus the ill-gotten Templar wealth in Scotland? The global communists have had their greedy, beady eyes on the City for a long, long time, plus Scotland and though this land of ours is but one in the attempt of these cuckoos in the nest to take all and enslave a continent while they gorge themselves, it’s not going to work, not because of any grand resistance movement but because it is opposed by those equally as greedy.
I hope Switzerland stands firm and perhaps seeks new allies – might we say the US and a revamped UK?