BRITONS have responded with anger after a German newspaper argued Brexit is responsible for soaring UK gas prices. : We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info A number of energy firms have collapsed as global prices surge, fuelled in part by economies coming out of coronavirus lockdown.