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January 1, 2021, 4:55 PM

Quiet New Year gives breathing room after UK-EU Brexit split

A steady trickle of trucks is rolling off ferries and trains on both sides of the English Channel after a seismic overnight shift in relations between the European Union and Britain
January 1, 2021, 4:55 PM
Quiet New Year gives breathing room after UK-EU Brexit split
December 31, 2020, 11:44 PM

Britain ends long Brexit journey with economic break from EU

Britain and the EU spent 2020 wrangling.
December 31, 2020, 11:44 PM
Auld lang syne: New Year brings final UK-EU Brexit split
December 31, 2020, 6:31 AM

British lawmakers approve post-Brexit trade deal with EU

The EU’s top officials have formally signed the post-Brexit trade deal.
December 31, 2020, 6:31 AM
EU officials sign post-Brexit trade deal with UK
December 29, 2020, 8:34 AM

EXPLAINER: Brexit ends Britons' right to live and work in EU

So far, the realities of Brexit have not been felt by the large majority of the British people because the country has abided by the rules of the European Union since it left the bloc earlier this year
December 29, 2020, 8:34 AM
Brexit ends Britons' right to live and work in EU
December 28, 2020, 4:16 PM

UK warns of 'bumpy' post-Brexit transition despite deal

EU nations have unanimously approved the post-Brexit trade deal.
December 28, 2020, 4:16 PM
UK warns of 'bumpy' post-Brexit transition despite deal
December 28, 2020, 8:25 AM

Gibraltar’s border with Spain still in doubt after Brexit

There is one rocky speck of British soil still left in Brexit limbo.
December 28, 2020, 8:25 AM
Gibraltar’s border with Spain still in doubt after Brexit
December 25, 2020, 3:32 PM

No time to rest: EU nations assess Brexit trade deal with UK

European Union ambassadors convened on Christmas Day to start assessing the massive 2,000-page free-trade deal the EU struck with Britain
December 25, 2020, 3:32 PM
EU nations start assessing post-Brexit trade deal with UK
December 25, 2020, 12:32 AM

Breakthrough: UK and EU reach post-Brexit trade agreement

Britain and the European Union have struck a free-trade agreement that should avert New Year’s chaos for cross-border commerce and bring a measure of certainty to businesses after years of Brexit turmoil
December 25, 2020, 12:32 AM
UK, EU on cusp of striking Brexit trade deal at last
December 24, 2020, 4:17 PM

Brexit deal reached

Brexit deal reached.
December 24, 2020, 4:17 PM
Brexit deal reached
December 22, 2020, 4:30 PM

EU-UK leaders seek way out of Brexit trade impasse

Leaders and negotiators from the European Union and the United Kingdom are intensifying their struggle to get a trade deal past the New Year’s Day finish line as EU nations look for legal options to do this without formal European Parliament backing
December 22, 2020, 4:30 PM
EU-UK leaders seek way out of Brexit trade impasse
1 month ago

Fishing talks move at snail's pace in EU-UK Brexit standoff

Negotiators extended their standoff over EU fishing rights in U.K. waters.
1 month ago
1 month ago

EU's chief negotiator still hopes to clinch EU-UK trade deal

European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier said Monday he still firmly believes that a post-Brexit trade agreement is possible, and whittled down the major outstanding disputes to be settled ahead of the New Year to just two
1 month ago
EU chief negotiator still sees hope to clinch EU-UK deal
1 month ago

Going 'the extra mile': UK, EU keep up Brexit trade talks

It is the last chance for both sides to reach an agreement.
1 month ago
Deadline comes knocking: Is there hope left for Brexit deal?
1 month ago

Brexit sends ripples of uncertainty down France's coast

Long lines of trucks carrying stockpiles for British companies jam the highways leading to France’s northern port of Calais
1 month ago
Brexit sends ripples of uncertainty down France's coast
1 month ago

Brexit sends ripples of uncertainty down France's coast

Long lines of trucks carrying stockpiles for British companies jam the highways leading to France’s northern port of Calais
1 month ago
1 month ago

UK-EU to resume Brexit trade talks but say large gaps remain

Leaders of the UK and the EU will meet later for a dinner tonight.
1 month ago
UK, EU head for supper showdown over Brexit trade deal
1 month ago

Honda halts UK production amid COVID-19 shipping delays

Honda has temporarily halted production at its plant in England after shipping delays linked to the COVID-19 pandemic and preparations for Brexit left it with a shortage of parts
1 month ago
Honda suspends UK production amid COVID-19 ship delays
1 month ago

UK, EU leaders to meet Wednesday amid Brexit no-deal signals

The leaders of Britain and the European Union will meet in the next 24 hours for a final push at a Brexit deal, as the two sides warned that the chances of a post-Brexit trade deal by a year-end deadline is slipping away
1 month ago
UK-EU talks near collapse ahead of Johnson Brussels trip
1 month ago

UK's Johnson to head to Brussels amid Brexit talks deadlock

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the head of the European Commission plan to meet in person to see whether a last-minute trade deal can be hammered out
1 month ago
EU negotiator kicks off hectic day for final Brexit deal
1 month ago

Crunch UK-EU talks on post-Brexit ties to resume Sunday

The European Union and the United Kingdom have decided to press on with negotiating a post-Brexit trade deal with all three key issues still unresolved ahead of a year-end cutoff
1 month ago
UK and EU leaders to hold crunch talks on post-Brexit ties
1 month ago

Fishing holds key to Brexit trade deal as talks drag on

As Brexit talks enter their decisive final days, there’s still a big catch: the fishing industry
1 month ago
Fishing holds key to Brexit trade deal as talks drag on
1 month ago

Brexit broken record: Trade deal close but big issues remain

European Union officials say that remaining differences  in post-Brexit trade talks can't be bridged in “a matter of hours” despite rumors of an imminent decisive breakthrough
1 month ago
2 months ago

EU is willing to be "creative" to get a Brexit trade deal

The EU has committed to be “creative” in the final stages of the Brexit talks.
2 months ago
EU is willing to be "creative" to get a Brexit trade deal
2 months ago

EU gives upbeat assessment of state of Brexit trade talks

The EU issued Friday one of its most upbeat assessments of the talks.
2 months ago
EU gives upbeat assessment of state of Brexit trade talks
2 months ago

EU: Brexit trade talks still have 'substantial work' ahead

A top European Union official said Wednesday that trade talks with the United Kingdom still face “substantial work” that might well spill over into next week, with a perilous deadline drawing ever closer
2 months ago
EU: Brexit trade talks still have 'substantial work' ahead
2 months ago

UK, EU make one more push for elusive Brexit trade deal

Negotiators from Britain and the European Union are meeting to seek a breakthrough in gridlocked trade talks, with just days until a deadline to strike a post-Brexit deal
2 months ago
UK and EU make one more push for elusive Brexit trade deal
2 months ago

EU considering further legal action in Brexit standoff

The European Union is considering stepping up its legal action against Britain over legislation that would breach parts of the legally binding Brexit agreement that the EU and the British government reached late last year
2 months ago
EU considering further legal action in Brexit standoff
3 months ago

Japan, Britain sign free trade deal for post-Brexit era

Japan and Britain have signed a free trade deal, the first such major post-Brexit agreement
3 months ago
Japan, Britain sign free trade deal for post-Brexit era
3 months ago

AP Explains: Why are UK and EU still arguing over Brexit?

More than four years after Britain voted to leave the European Union, the two sides are still arguing over their post-Brexit relations
3 months ago
Why are UK and EU still arguing over Brexit?
3 months ago

Top UK bishops slam 'disastrous' bill as Brexit talks teeter

The U.K.’s most senior Anglican bishops have warned that legislation breaching part of the Brexit divorce agreement the government signed with the European Union will set a “disastrous precedent” and could undermine peace in Northern Ireland
3 months ago
Top UK bishops slam 'disastrous' bill as Brexit talks teeter
3 months ago

UK minister: Door 'still ajar' for post-Brexit talks with EU

Talks possible if European officials change their position on key points.
3 months ago
3 months ago

UK says EU trade talks 'over' but bloc sees room for a deal

The British government says trade talks with the European Union are effectively over and the country must prepare for a no-deal break with the bloc, despite EU leaders declaring that negotiations will continue next week
3 months ago
UK chides EU but says gaps to Brexit trade deal are narrow
3 months ago

UK urged to conclude trade deal with EU to limit Brexit cost

A leading international economic watchdog has urged the British government to conclude a free trade agreement with the European Union in the coming days and weeks to support the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic
3 months ago
UK urged to conclude trade deal with EU to limit Brexit cost
3 months ago

English villages wake up to find they're Brexit's new border

In the corner of Britain known as the Garden of England, Brexit is literally taking concrete form
3 months ago
3 months ago

English villages wake up to find they're Brexit's new border

In the corner of Britain known as the Garden of England, Brexit is literally taking concrete form
3 months ago
English villages wake up to find they're Brexit's new border
3 months ago

EU says that no-deal Brexit becoming ever more likely

A top European Union official dealing with the United Kingdom says that a cliff-edge rupture between the two without even a basic trade deal by the end of the year is becoming more likely by the day
3 months ago
EU says that no-deal Brexit becoming ever more likely
3 months ago

UK, EU leaders to discuss Brexit, free trade talks

The European Union and Britain says the gap separating them in their fraught talks on a rudimentary trade agreement following the Brexit divorce remained yawning and called for intensified negotiations in the final couple of weeks
3 months ago
4 months ago

EU takes legal action against UK over planned Brexit bill

UK legislation would breach parts of the legally binding EU divorce agreement.
4 months ago
EU takes legal action against UK over planned Brexit bill
4 months ago

EU-UK spat over Brexit deal clouds key trade talks this week

Britain has entered a crucial week of post-Brexit talks with the European Union by rejecting the EU’s demand that it drop plans to breach the legally binding agreement it signed on its departure from the bloc
4 months ago
Key week in EU-UK talks kick off with confidence low
4 months ago

UK says no-deal Brexit could see 7,000-truck border queues

The British government says there could be lines of 7,000 trucks at the English Channel and two-day waits to get into France immediately after the U.K. makes its economic break from the European Union
4 months ago
UK says no-deal Brexit could see 7,000-truck border queues
4 months ago

EU to UK: stop playing 'games' with Brexit trade talks

The European Union is asking Britain to stop playing “games” as time is running out to clinch a free trade deal over the next month
4 months ago
EU to UK: stop playing 'games' with Brexit trade talks
4 months ago

Amal Clooney quits UK role over 'lamentable' Brexit plan

Amal Clooney has become the highest profile lawyer to quit an official job over her opposition to the British government’s suggestion that it could break international law in the event it fails to agree a trade deal with the European Union
4 months ago
4 months ago

UK defends planned Brexit deal breach as Biden slams move

Joe Biden has slammed the move.
4 months ago
UK defends planned Brexit deal breach as Biden slams move
4 months ago

Ex-diplomat Darroch astounded by UK plan to break Brexit law

Kim Darroch was British ambassador to the United States until leaked comments about Donald Trump ended his 40-year diplomatic career last year
4 months ago
4 months ago

EU demands UK drop a planned law that breaches Brexit deal

The UK government has admitted a draft bill would break international law.
4 months ago
EU, UK in urgent meeting on lawbreaking British Brexit plan
4 months ago

Trade deal at risk as EU says UK must honor Brexit agreement

Prospects of a trade deal between Britain and the European Union look to be dimming
4 months ago
4 months ago

EU, UK blame each other over deadlocked post-Brexit talks

The U.K. and the European Union have blamed each other in their increasingly acrimonious post-Brexit trade discussions that could be weeks from collapse
4 months ago
Hopes muted as EU and UK talk again about post-Brexit ties
4 months ago

EU warns UK on commitments ahead of more Brexit trade talks

The European Union has warned the British government not to renege on commitments made ahead of its departure from the bloc earlier this year
4 months ago
EU seeks details after report UK may renege on Brexit terms
4 months ago

Johnson says UK will quit Brexit talks if no deal by Oct 15

Prime Minister talks tough ahead of a crucial round of talks with the EU.
4 months ago
4 months ago

Freight haulers demand action on Brexit preparations

British freight haulers and storage companies are asking for an urgent meeting with government leaders because of concern that gaps in preparations for Brexit may threaten supplies of critical goods
4 months ago
Freight haulers demand action on Brexit preparations