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September 28, 2020, 7:30 PM

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
September 28, 2020, 7:30 PM
Key week in EU-UK talks kick off with confidence low
September 23, 2020, 3:11 PM

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
September 23, 2020, 3:11 PM
UK says no-deal Brexit could see 7,000-truck border queues
September 22, 2020, 11:00 AM

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
September 22, 2020, 11:00 AM
EU to UK: stop playing 'games' with Brexit trade talks
September 18, 2020, 10:40 PM

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
September 18, 2020, 10:40 PM
September 17, 2020, 1:30 PM

UK defends planned Brexit deal breach as Biden slams move

Joe Biden has slammed the move.
September 17, 2020, 1:30 PM
UK defends planned Brexit deal breach as Biden slams move
September 13, 2020, 11:30 AM

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
September 13, 2020, 11:30 AM
September 10, 2020, 6:57 PM

EU demands UK drop a planned law that breaches Brexit deal

The UK government has admitted a draft bill would break international law.
September 10, 2020, 6:57 PM
EU, UK in urgent meeting on lawbreaking British Brexit plan
September 9, 2020, 2:19 PM

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
September 9, 2020, 2:19 PM
September 8, 2020, 2:31 PM

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
September 8, 2020, 2:31 PM
Hopes muted as EU and UK talk again about post-Brexit ties
September 7, 2020, 3:21 PM

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
September 7, 2020, 3:21 PM
EU seeks details after report UK may renege on Brexit terms
September 7, 2020, 1:08 AM

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.
September 7, 2020, 1:08 AM
September 4, 2020, 9:02 AM

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
September 4, 2020, 9:02 AM
Freight haulers demand action on Brexit preparations
2 months ago

UK to spend millions to ease Brexit red tape for N Ireland

The British government has pledged up 355 million pounds ($465 million) to help businesses in Northern Ireland deal with red tape caused by Brexit
2 months ago
2 months ago

EU negotiator cites 'objective risk' of no post-Brexit deal

British and European Union negotiators have failed to agree on underlying principles in the latest round of talks on post-Brexit trade between the bloc and its one-time members
2 months ago
3 months ago

Brexit is back: UK aims to prepare public for Jan 1 EU break

The British government is telling individuals and businesses to get ready for new costs and red tape when the U.K. leaves the European Union’s economic embrace in less than six months
3 months ago
UK tries new campaign to prepare public for Brexit
3 months ago

EU says 'significant divergences' remain in Brexit talks

EU and U.K. negotiators have yet to find a way to overcome “significant divergences” in their attempt to seal a post-Brexit compromise
3 months ago
EU says 'significant divergences' remain in Brexit talks
3 months ago

Post-Brexit talks deadlocked after latest negotiating round

European Union and British government negotiators have ended another round of talks with no progress made on key issues standing in the way of a new trade agreement
3 months ago
Post-Brexit talks deadlocked after latest negotiating round
4 months ago

Bank of England reminds banks of 'no deal' Brexit risk

The Bank of England is reminding British banks to prepare for the possibility that the U.K. and the European Union will fail to agree a trade deal by the end of the year, amid few signs of progress in discussions between the two sides
4 months ago
Bank of England reminds banks of 'no deal' Brexit risk
4 months ago

EU, UK leaders to meet this month as post-Brexit talks stall

The European Union’s top executive and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet this month for talks that could give new momentum to the stalled post-Brexit negotiations
4 months ago
EU, UK leaders to meet as post-Brexit talks stall
5 months ago

'Disappointing' week of divorce talks between EU and Britain

An EU negotiator says that Britain is making scant effort to seal a deal.
5 months ago
EU says Britain making unrealistic post-Brexit demands
6 months ago

EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has coronavirus

The European Commission's chief negotiator for the future relationship with Britain after Brexit says he has been infected with the coronavirus
6 months ago
EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has coronavirus
7 months ago

Britain opens EU trade talks with a threat to walk away

Britain has laid out its opening demands for trade talks with the European Union, delivering a blunt threat to walk away from the table if there is no progress within four months
7 months ago
UK opens EU trade talks with threat to walk away
8 months ago

EU chief rejects Johnson's idea of loose UK trade deal

The European Union's top official is dismissing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's idea of brokering a loose trade deal with the EU
8 months ago
EU official rejects Johnson's idea of loose UK trade deal
8 months ago

UK and EU clash over trade with 11 months to make a deal

Britain and the European Union have set out tough opening gambits in negotiating a post-Brexit trade deal
8 months ago
UK's Johnson talks tough over post-Brexit trade with EU
8 months ago

UK police probe ‘Happy Brexit Day’ posters demanding apartment block residents only speak English

British police are investigating posters that were placed in an apartment building over the weekend which warned residents that its unnamed author would not tolerate lang
8 months ago
UK police probe Brexit posters demanding apartment block residents only speak English
8 months ago

Britain leaves the European Union, leaps into the unknown

Britain has left the European Union after 47 years of membership, taking a leap into the unknown in a historic blow to the bloc
8 months ago
8 months ago

Brexit: Day 1 brings talk of EU unity with trade talks ahead

Britain's first day outside the European Union passed without any obvious change but tough trade talks lie ahead
8 months ago
8 months ago

'Brexit done': How it happened and what's next?

On Jan. 31, the U.K. will finally be leaving the European Union. Here's how it happened, and what comes next.
8 months ago
'Brexit done': How it happened and what's next?
8 months ago

Britain formally leaves European Union

Prime Minister Boris Johnson – the face of the Brexit campaign – calls it “the dawn of a new era.”
8 months ago
Britain formally leaves European Union
8 months ago

Brexit reflections: A bumpy ride down a long, winding road

Britain is finally leaving the European Union
8 months ago
8 months ago

Johnson hails UK's 'new beginning' as Brexit day arrives

Britain will exit the EU on Friday evening.
8 months ago
Johnson hails UK's 'new beginning' as Brexit day arrives
8 months ago

German exports to Britain down amid Brexit uncertainty

A German trade body says the country's exports to Britain dropped by about 4% during the first 11 months of last year amid concerns about the U.K.'s future relationship with the European Union
8 months ago
German exports to Britain down amid Brexit uncertainty
8 months ago

Irish leader says EU will have upper hand in UK trade talks

The U.K. is seeking a trade deal with the EU before the end of the year.
8 months ago
Irish leader says EU will have upper hand in UK trade talks
8 months ago

Britain's EU Journey: When it signed up, 16 years late

Britain officially leaves the European Union on Jan. 31 after a debilitating political period that has bitterly divided the nation since the 2016 Brexit referendum
8 months ago
A look back at Britain’s tortured relationship with Europe ahead of Brexit
8 months ago

Boris Johnson's Brexit bill hits last-minute hiccup

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans have hit a hurdle, with Parliament’s upper chamber telling the government to give European Union citizens living in the U.K. physical proof of their right to remain after the country leaves the bloc
8 months ago
8 months ago

UK treasury chief: Some businesses may hurt after Brexit

The British government is planning celebrations to mark the U.K.'s delayed departure from the European Union on Jan. 31 but the country's treasury secretary has warned that some businesses will be hurt post-Brexit
8 months ago
9 months ago

EU chief warns UK must compromise to get Brexit trade deal

With just over three weeks until Britain is due to leave the European Union the European Commission's president has warned the U.K. that it won’t get the “highest quality access” to the EU’s market  unless it makes major concessions
9 months ago
UK's Johnson to meet EU chief as Brexit trade talks loom
9 months ago

UK economy being helped by 'greater Brexit clarity'

A survey suggests that the British economy appears set to pick up in the early months of 2020 amid more clarity over Brexit
9 months ago
UK economy being helped by 'greater Brexit clarity'
9 months ago

Uncharted Brexit waters: UK's Boris Johnson faces 2020 tests

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is poised to take Britain out of the European Union at the end of this month but he faces the enormous task of forging a new trade agreement with the EU
9 months ago
Uncharted Brexit waters: UK's Boris Johnson faces 2020 tests
9 months ago

UK lawmakers OK Johnson's Brexit bill, pave way to exit EU

Britain has taken a  big step towards the European Union exit door, after lawmakers gave preliminary approval to Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s EU divorce bill
9 months ago
UK lawmakers set to vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit bill
9 months ago

Queen lays out Johnson's Brexit plans at Parliament opening

Queen Elizabeth II has formally opened a new session of Britain's Parliament with a speech giving the first concrete details of what Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to do with his commanding new majority
9 months ago
Queen lays out Johnson's Brexit plans at Parliament opening
9 months ago

What will Boris Johnson do? UK leader to unveil policy plans

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is getting ready to unveil his policy plans for the coming year, giving voters a sense of what he plans to do with his new mandate
9 months ago
UK Labour figures begin jostling to be party's next leader
9 months ago

No letup for UK lawmakers: Johnson presses ahead with Brexit

There's no letup for lawmakers weary after Britain’s bruising election campaign.
9 months ago
9 months ago

Boris Johnson goes north to celebrate crushing election win

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has visited northern England to thank newly elected Conservative lawmakers for their successful campaigns and voters for their support
9 months ago
10 months ago

Polls close in the UK after high-stakes election

There was a large turnout at the polls with Boris Johnson, who vows to take Britain out of the EU by Jan. 31, seemingly in the lead.
10 months ago
Polls close in the UK after high-stakes election
10 months ago

High-stakes UK election to solve Brexit crisis

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised he will “get Brexit done” and take the country out of the European Union if his party wins.
10 months ago
High-stakes UK election to solve Brexit crisis
10 months ago

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson brings dog to polling station on election day

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson brought his four-legged friend Dilyn to cast his vote as the country headed to the polls on election day.
10 months ago
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson brings dog to polling station on election day
10 months ago

UK political leaders chase undecided voters on eve of vote

British political leaders have risen early to pursue undecided voters on the eve of the general election
10 months ago
UK political leaders chase undecided voters on eve of vote
10 months ago

UK's Johnson pushes his Brexit message as election nears

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is trying to get his campaign back to the issue of Brexit amid allegations that he exploited a terrorist knife attack for political gain
10 months ago
Johnson dodges UK's health woes, wants to talk about Brexit
10 months ago

Johnson, Corbyn clash in final debate before UK election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn have clashed in the last head-to-head debate before a general election in six days
10 months ago
Johnson under pressure ahead of final UK election TV debate