> UK scientists have long complained that Horizon membership was an unintended, but devastating, effect of Brexit
Gosh, it's almost as if rushing into Brexit with no agreed plan and no consideration of the consequences, riding roughshod over existing agreements for no reason other than nationalistic puffery and wrongly taking for granted that the UK would be able to have its cake and eat it might have had "unintended" effects.
Who could have foreseen that?
> "If we cannot associate, we are more than ready to go it alone with our own global-facing alternative, working with science powerhouses such as the US, Switzerland and Japan to deliver international science collaborations," she wrote in the Telegraph.
Translation; if we don't get back into the club we left because of our own decisions, we'll set up our own with blackjack and hookers.