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May 20, 2022, 1:39 PM

N Ireland party leader pans Pelosi's warning on Brexit terms

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing criticism from the leader of Northern Ireland’s biggest unionist party after saying Congress won’t approve a trade deal with the U.K. if Britain scraps the agreement governing post-Brexit trade on the Irish island
May 20, 2022, 1:39 PM
N Ireland party leader pans Pelosi's warning on Brexit terms
May 16, 2022, 5:36 PM

Johnson: UK will act on Northern Ireland rules if EU won't

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has renewed British threats to break a Brexit agreement with the European Union
May 16, 2022, 5:36 PM
Johnson says UK will act on N. Ireland rules if EU won't
3 months ago

Watchdog says Brexit has brought cost, red tape for UK firms

A public spending watchdog says Britain's departure from the European Union has brought higher costs, more red tape and border delays for businesses and not yet delivered promised benefits
3 months ago
Watchdog says Brexit has brought cost, red tape for UK firms
4 months ago

Germany: Brexit pushed exports to UK down 2.5% last year

Official figures show that German exports to the U.K. dropped another 2.5% last year, the first full year of Brexit, following a huge decline in 2020 in the first stage of the coronavirus pandemic
4 months ago
Germany: Brexit pushed exports to UK down 2.5% last year
4 months ago

New year, same feud: UK-EU resume talks on Brexit trade spat

Top negotiators from Britain and the European Union are meeting in hopes of resolving their a thorny dispute over Northern Ireland trade
4 months ago
UK-EU resume talks on Brexit trade spat
6 months ago

UK, EU keep talking but stay far apart in Brexit trade feud

The U.K. and the European Union have inched away from a diplomatic cliff edge but remain miles apart in a post-Brexit spat that risks escalating into a cross-Channel trade war
6 months ago
UK, EU meet as gloom grows over post-Brexit trade feud
7 months ago

UK says time running out for solution in Brexit trade talks

Britain warns about talks to resolve post-Brexit trade troubles with the EU.
7 months ago
7 months ago

EXPLAINER: Why are UK and the EU still fighting over Brexit?

Britain and the European Union are once again trading insults and accusations as they wrangle over Brexit
7 months ago
7 months ago

Divorced UK and EU head for new Brexit fight over N Ireland

The European Union and Britain are back to quarreling less than a year after finalizing Brexit
7 months ago
Fishing, Northern Ireland: EU, UK back to Brexit wrangling
8 months ago

UK blames 'heavy-handed' EU for Brexit deal problems

Britain’s Brexit minister has threatened to trigger a contentious break clause in the U.K.’s divorce deal with the European Union
8 months ago
UK blames 'heavy-handed' EU for Brexit deal problems
8 months ago

UK, France at loggerheads over post-Brexit fishing rights

The U.K. and France are at loggerheads again over fishing rights in the English Channel
8 months ago
8 months ago

Pelosi warns UK not to imperil N Ireland peace with Brexit

House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi has warned Britain that there will be no U.S.-U.K. trade deal unless Britain solves post-Brexit problems that risk destabilizing Northern Ireland’s peace
8 months ago
8 months ago

UK delays post-Brexit border checks, seeks new talks with EU

Britain says it is postponing the start of post-Brexit border checks on goods going to Northern Ireland, as it seeks breathing space in its tense standoff with the European Union over trade rules
8 months ago
UK delays post-Brexit border checks, seeks new talks with EU
1 year ago

Over 6 million EU citizens apply to settle in post-Brexit UK

More than 6 million European Union citizens applied to settle in the U.K. before the end-June deadline that the British government had imposed as part of the country’s departure from the bloc
1 year ago
1 year ago

UK, EU seek to avert 'sausage war' in post-Brexit talks

The U.K. is calling on the European Union to show pragmatism and “common sense,” as the two sides meet to resolve differences over the implementation of their post-Brexit trade deal in Northern Ireland
1 year ago
1 year ago

Fishing tensions flare between France, UK over Brexit rules

British Royal Navy vessels and French police boats were patrolling near the English Channel island of Jersey as French fishermen angry about losing access to its waters gathered for a maritime protest
1 year ago
1 year ago

EU lawmakers approve post-Brexit trade treaty

European lawmakers have approved the final ratification of the post-Brexit trade deal between the European Union and the United Kingdom, nearly five years after Britain decided to leave the bloc
1 year ago
EU lawmakers approve post-Brexit trade treaty
1 year ago

EU-UK talks over Brexit fail to reach breakthrough

Top European Union and British officials failed to get a breakthrough at talks on Northern Ireland trade rules and said Friday that contact would continue over the coming weeks
1 year ago
1 year ago

N Ireland sees 3rd night of unrest amid post-Brexit tensions

Police and politicians in Northern Ireland have appealed for calm after a third night of violence that saw Protestant youths start fires and pelt officers with bricks and gasoline bombs
1 year ago
1 year ago

EU takes legal action vs UK over Brexit deal delays

The European Union is taking legal action against the United Kingdom, arguing that it does not respect the conditions of the Brexit withdrawal agreement and is violating international law
1 year ago
1 year ago

UK seafood trucks protest at Parliament over Brexit red tape

Trucks owned by British shellfish firms have descended on Parliament to protest Brexit-related red tape they claim is suffocating their businesses
1 year ago
UK seafood trucks protest at Parliament over Brexit red tape
1 year ago

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

Britain ends long Brexit journey with economic break from EU

Britain and the EU spent 2020 wrangling.
1 year ago
Auld lang syne: New Year brings final UK-EU Brexit split
1 year ago

British lawmakers approve post-Brexit trade deal with EU

The EU’s top officials have formally signed the post-Brexit trade deal.
1 year ago
EU officials sign post-Brexit trade deal with UK
1 year ago

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
1 year ago
Brexit ends Britons' right to live and work in EU
1 year ago

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

EU nations have unanimously approved the post-Brexit trade deal.
1 year ago
UK warns of 'bumpy' post-Brexit transition despite deal
1 year ago

Gibraltar’s border with Spain still in doubt after Brexit

There is one rocky speck of British soil still left in Brexit limbo.
1 year ago
Gibraltar’s border with Spain still in doubt after Brexit
1 year ago

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
1 year ago
EU nations start assessing post-Brexit trade deal with UK
1 year ago

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
1 year ago
UK, EU on cusp of striking Brexit trade deal at last
1 year ago

Brexit deal reached

Brexit deal reached.
1 year ago
Brexit deal reached
1 year ago

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
1 year ago
EU-UK leaders seek way out of Brexit trade impasse
1 year 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 year ago
1 year 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 year ago
EU chief negotiator still sees hope to clinch EU-UK deal
1 year 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 year ago
Deadline comes knocking: Is there hope left for Brexit deal?
1 year 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 year ago
Brexit sends ripples of uncertainty down France's coast
1 year 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 year ago
1 year 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 year ago
UK, EU head for supper showdown over Brexit trade deal
1 year 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 year ago
Honda suspends UK production amid COVID-19 ship delays
1 year 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 year ago
UK-EU talks near collapse ahead of Johnson Brussels trip
1 year 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 year ago
EU negotiator kicks off hectic day for final Brexit deal
1 year 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 year ago
UK and EU leaders to hold crunch talks on post-Brexit ties
1 year 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 year ago
Fishing holds key to Brexit trade deal as talks drag on
1 year 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 year ago
1 year 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.
1 year ago
EU is willing to be "creative" to get a Brexit trade deal
2 years 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 years ago
EU gives upbeat assessment of state of Brexit trade talks
2 years 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 years ago
EU: Brexit trade talks still have 'substantial work' ahead
2 years 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 years ago
UK and EU make one more push for elusive Brexit trade deal
2 years 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 years ago
EU considering further legal action in Brexit standoff
2 years 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
2 years ago
Japan, Britain sign free trade deal for post-Brexit era
2 years 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
2 years ago
Why are UK and EU still arguing over Brexit?