The British government appears to have bowed to the Republic of Ireland’s demand that Northern Ireland will stay aligned with key EU laws and regulations after Brexit so as to ensure that a hard border does not return to the island.
Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker were forced to admit it was not possible to strike a Brexit deal on Monday after a frantic day of negotiations came to a halt because Northern Ireland’s DUP had not yet been signed up.
Michel Barnier caused irritation in Downing Street on Wednesday with a speech in which he appeared to link Britain’s vote to leave the EU with global solidarity in the battle against Isis.
For all the huffing and puffing in London, so-called “negotiations” over Britain’s departure from the European Union have so far proved a remarkably one-sided affair.
The EU's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has said that City firms will lose their financial passports when the UK leaves the EU.
Theresa May will come under pressure from Brexit supporters in the cabinet to spell out what she hopes the UK will gain from paying the EU a higher divorce bill of about £40bn, as her most senior ministers meet to discuss an improved offer.
Theresa May is close to offering a deal on money that would unlock the Brexit negotiations, according to the head of Europe’s centre-right MEPs, who said he had received “positive messages” during a meeting in Downing Street on Wednesday.
The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has said the bloc is drawing up contingency plans for the possible collapse of Britain’s departure talks.
Brexit secretary David Davis has dismissed a two-week deadline set by EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier for clarity on a Brexit "divorce" bill.
The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has set the British government a deadline of two weeks to give “vital” clarification on the financial commitments it is willing to honour, at the end of a sixth round of Brexit talks that offered scant evidence of any progress.
New survey data from ORB International suggests that the Conservatives have a long way to go to secure a successful Brexit deal.
Philip Hammond and David Davis have made a direct appeal to German business leaders to help them forge a Brexit deal to secure the future of Britain’s financial services.
Nigel Farage will seek to cast himself as the voice of 17.4 million leave voters when he meets the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, in Brussels.