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The Brexit, has told Theresa May times, should be “the Moment of renewal and reconciliation for our entire country”. Something went wrong after the British Prime Minister has unveiled its Plan B, the hard Brexit more an Option. For this case, experts fear a chaotic consequences.

But what is the actual impact of an EU-exit in the everyday life of the British would be?

mackerel instead of shrimp

Fresh lettuce, tomato and cucumber products, the British supermarket shelves, would be out of print in the case of a chaotic Brexits without agreement probably quickly. It could be a wait time at the customs.

The British government intends, therefore, to the population on a Diet embrace. “The people would not starve to death, but they had the usual selection,” said Tim Lang, Professor of food policy, recently of the London “Times”. Then you could instead of shrimp and tuna from the EU about local mackerel on the menu – and instead of fresh vegetables, potatoes, and cabbage.

super markets is the place to camp out

the supermarkets on the island, set on the harsh Brexit. For the next six months, the cooling of the houses were booked out on the island, foreign customers had already been dismissed, proclaimed representatives of the industry.

And also many citizens prepare for Brexit – store inventories. In the Facebook-group “48% Preppers” to discuss nearly 7000 members, which should not be missing in the case of an emergency. It is named the group after the 48 percent of voters who voted at the Brexit vote in 2016 for remaining in the EU.

jam, jam, jam

More than 10,000 trucks leave on an average day, the port in British Dover towards France. It’s fast: On the one hand, you roll over on the ferry, on the other side. With the Brexit, this process would be more complicated: All Were aboard, the vehicles would have to be declared at customs.

scientists at the Imperial College London have been the consequences, of all places: a few minutes that would take a separate Review, would result in a 50-kilometre long tailback on the roads heading Inland.


cabbage and turnips

Also on the fields and Farmland, the Kingdom of could be the Brexit have to follow. Then, when the 75,000 harvesters, which come primarily from the Eastern EU countries to the island, are not permitted to travel.

In Scotland, the corrupted already in the past year, food on the fields, some regions recorded a decline in seasonal workers by 20 percent. According to a study launched by the Scottish government in order, wore the Brexit “no doubt” blame – the important factors are the uncertainty about the development of the labour market and the Currency depreciation.

shortage of drugs

80 drug are in England now so scarce that the government leads you to a “bottleneck list”. Frequently prescribed antidepressants, and painkillers may soon become scarce. In October, only 45 medicines were on this list. Also from Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland there are reports of similar difficulties.

Controversial as it comes to the shortage – the government emphasises fluctuations on the world market. Critics believe, however, that drugs would be purchased by companies. These could speculate “on the Brexit,” said Martin Sawer, spokesman for the British HealthCare Distribution Association.

graphics to Brexit-Poker state-of-the negotiations, So it could be more

The case of an emergency-brochure

Can I make a phone call to the Brexit still with my UK phone when I travel to the EU? I allowed the dogs out of my Terrier-breeding continue to export? Who do I pay my taxes?

questions like these, the British government answered in the brochure “How do I prepare myself, if the UK leaves the EU without a Deal”. After all, a manual, ever.

truths and lies

“We send the EU every week, 350 million pounds – let us instead, in our health system.” The inscription, which took over the entire longitudinal side of a red bus, was the beginning of 2016 for attention. Boris Johnson was driving this Bus through the country and the election campaign for exiting the EU.

it was Quickly revealed that the statement was wrong – it was simply not included in the calculation, that the EU makes payments to the UK. Really would have been 110 million pounds.

But for Johnson, the advertising worked: polls showed that 78 percent of Britons had heard of the 350 million, they held 47 percent. The Bus was manufactured by a German company in Poland.


Sam Yoon has many years of experiences in journalism. He has covered such areas as information technology, science, sports and politics. Yoon can be reached at 82-2-6956-6698.