Category Archives: Brexit

General Election 2019 Edinburgh

General Election 2019 Edinburgh An assignment for Dagens Nyheter covering ‘The Count’ in Edinburgh which stared in the evening with the first votes being counted by hundreds of vote counters in a vast hanger at the Ingliston Royal Highland Showground. The evening ended in the early hours at a SNP Election Night Party at the…

Brexit Party Peterborough

Brexit Party Peterborough Images of Nigel Farage at the Brexit Party rally in Peterborough where he confirmed the Brexit party wants to run candidates for Parliament in the next General Election. Sharing the stage were Tim Martin, Ann Widdecombe, Richard Tice and MEP candidates.

March to Leave

  March to Leave An assignment from Dagens Nyheter to follow the March to Leave campaign, a protest at the Government’s handling of Brexit organised by Leave Means Leave. The march started in Sunderland on March 16th and will 277 miles later finish in Westminster on March 29th, we followed the Day 3 route from…

Brexit Portraits

Brexit Portraits Portraits from various Brexit editorial assignments these past few weeks from London, Essex, Buckinghamshire & Wales. Images show demonstrators from yesterday 2nd meaningful vote outside Parliament, ‘Brexit Preppers’ people who store food in case of a no deal, Government officials & businesses affected by Brexit.

No Confidence Vote

No Confidence Vote Theresa May survived a vote of no confidence yesterday after more than a third of Tory MPs rejected her leadership. College Green opposite the Houses of Parliament was packed with media teams from around the world, MPs & Ministers including Amber Rudd shuffled between numerous TV & Radio interviews. Demonstrators supporting both…

Stop Brexit Campaigners

Stop Brexit Campaigners In the lead up to the Meaningful Vote on the Brexit deal in Parliament many campaigners for and against Brexit have been protesting outside The Houses of Parliament. Ardent remainer Steve Bray, a coins dealer from Port Talbot, in South Wales has been seen by millions of TV viewers as he holds…

Brexit Withdrawal Agreement

Brexit Withdrawal Agreement With the EU leaders agreeing to the UK’s Brexit deal at a Brussels summit we went to Northamptonshire for Dagens Nyheter to gauge the views of voters in Conservative MP Peter Bone’s constituency where in some areas up to 62% voted for leave. We visited working mens clubs where people gave their…

Brexit Draft Agreement

Brexit Draft Agreement Whilst Theresa May was holding a cabinet meeting about the Brexit Draft Agreement hundreds of people from Peoples Vote & Leave Means Leave demonstrated outside 10 Downing St. For hours the worlds press waited for Theresa May to make a statement – the only activity in Downing St during the marathon 5…

Leave Means Leave

  Leave Means Leave The Leave Means Leave cross-party campaign started its ‘Save Brexit Rally’ UK tour in Westhoughton & Bolton with Nigel Farage arriving on a new Battle Bus. Nigel walked around the streets of Westhoughton and visited a market and local pub. In the afternoon a large rally was held at the University…

Labour Conference Liverpool 2018

Labour Conference Liverpool 2018 On the opening day of the Labour Conference in Liverpool a demonstration was held attended by thousands of people demanding a People’s Vote On Brexit. Anti-Brexit protesters marched through Liverpool city centre from St George’s Hall to the Pier Head. An assignment for Dagens Nyheter.

Hard Brexit

Hard Brexit An assignment for Dagens Nyheter to meet London Swedes who expressed their opinions about how they feel a hard Brexit would effect them should it happen. Also for Dagens Nyheter a visit to MP Boris Johnson’s constituency Uxbridge and Ruislip South to speak with his constituents about their thoughts that the remain voters…

Nigel Farage

Nigel Farage It is not every day you have Nigel Farage sitting opposite you and you ask him to pull up his trousers to show you his socks – which he does.   This was an assignment for Dagens Nyheter with correspondent Katrine Marçal to meet with with Nigel Farage when he attended the The…

Brexit in Lowestoft Suffolk

Brexit In Lowestoft Suffolk A story for Helsingin Sanomat about Britain’s fishing industry & Brexit in England’s most easterly town Lowestoft in Suffolk. The story was in fact 2 interwoven stories about the survival of Lowestoft’s Fish Market & the withdrawal from the London Fisheries 1964 Convention, we met up with June Mummery of Lowestoft…

Conservative Party Turmoil

Conservative Party Turmoil A story for Dagens Nyheter about the turmoil in the Conservative Party with the current Brexit negotiations and the speculation on Theresa May’s possible successor Jacob Rees-Mogg, Conservative MP for the Constituency of North East Somerset. Interviews were held with Conservative MP’s Jonathan Djanogly, Antoinette Sandbach & Tom Tugendhat who is also…

Brexit and the Irish border

Brexit and the Irish border An artwork by artist Rita Duffy called Soften the Border with cushions made by women’s groups placed on the bridge border between the neighbouring villages of Belcoo in County Fermanagh and Blacklion in County Cavan. A reportage for Dagens Nyheter about Brexit and the Irish border and how goods and…

Brexit in Clacton-on-Sea and Margate

Brexit in Clacton-on-Sea and Margate An assignment for Dagens Nyheter about Brexit in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex & Margate, Kent. Clacton was chosen having been the stronghold for UKIP and where Douglas Carswell in 2014 became the UKIP’s first elected MP. The story was about how people felt about Brexit and if they voted for UKIP in…

Supreme Court Ruling

Supreme Court Ruling Many people took the opportunity to demonstrate outside the Supreme Court yesterday as they waited to hear the Supreme Courts ruling on whether the government can start the Brexit process. The Government’s lead counsel, the Attorney General Jeremy Wright told the waiting worlds press that the UK government was disappointed but will…

Financial Jobs in The City of London

Financial jobs in The City of London For Dagens Nyheter I was recently assigned to take the portraits of Kerstin Mathias, Head of social policy at the The City UK – who are a membership body, lobbying on the industry’s behalf, producing evidence of its importance to the wider national economy. The interview was about the possibility…

Brexit Threatens Students

Brexit Threatens Students On the eve of the 7th European Summit in Bratislava (the first EU summit without a UK Prime Minister) Swedish Dagens Nyheter chose to do a story about how Brexit is effecting students in the UK. The choice fell to travelling to Sheffield & Barnsley to do an assignment which involved students…

Swedes in London post Brexit

Swedes in London post Brexit This was an interesting assignment for the Swedish magazine Karriär that wanted to find out how Swedes & Brits working in Swedish businesses based in London felt about Brexit and how it will effect them and their thoughts about the future post Brexit. There are around 1,200 companies in the…

EU Referendum

EU Referendum Clacton-on-Sea & Tooting London This was an interesting assignment for Swedish Dagens Nyheter about how England is geographically split in its opinions on the forth coming EU Referendum – with just 1 week to go. Firstly we travelled to Clacton-on-Sea the only constituency represented by a Ukip MP and where Euroscepticism is at…

EU Referendum

EU Referendum This assignment for Swedish Dagens Nyheter was to take the opinions of Swedish Students living and studying in London and how a possible Brexit would effect them. It is estimated that 90,000 Swedes live, study & work in the UK. These images were taken in Whitechapel, East London and I needed to give…

Grassroots Out

Grassroots Out (GO) Campaign A visit for Helsingin Sanomat with their London correspondent Annamari Sipilä to a Grassroots Out (GO) campaign meeting held in Purfleet, Essex. Grassroots Out, or GO for short, is made up of politicians and supporters from across the political spectrum and is in favour of EU withdrawal in the forthcoming EU…

Eurosceptic map of London

Eurosceptic map of London New YouGov research using the profiles data of over 80,000 British people on the YouGov panel reveals the most and least Eurosceptic areas of Britain. In the London boroughs the borough of Havering is the most eurosceptic (also in Britain) in contrast Lambeth is the top borough for Europhiles. We visited…

European or British

European or British? Just before Christmas we went to the aptly named tavern The Union to gauge what Brits feel about the EU and if they identify themselves as European or British. According to the latest Eurobarometer survey, as many as 64% of people in the UK deny that they feel in any way ‘European’. In…

Daniel Hannan | Member of the European Parliament

Daniel Hannan On assignment for Helsingin Sanomat I went to Brighton with London correspondent Annamari Sipilä to meet up with Daniel Hannan, member of the European Parliament, representing South East England for the Conservative Party. We met up Daniel outside Brighton train station where he together with other colleagues were handing out leaflets on behalf…