Home / Tag Archives: BREXIT

Tag Archives: BREXIT

Brexit: EU diplomats briefed on Brexit trade deal

EU ambassadors have received a Christmas Day briefing on the post-Brexit trade deal reached with the UK. EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier updated them on the agreement, reached after months of fraught talks on fishing rights and business rules. MPs will vote on the deal in Parliament on 30 December, …

Read More »

Post-Brexit trade talks paused amid ‘significant divergences’

Talks to reach a post-Brexit trade deal have been paused, because UK and EU negotiators say “significant divergences” remain. Michel Barnier and David Frost said conditions for a deal between the two sides have not been met. European Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen and PM Boris Johnson will discuss …

Read More »

Brexit: Trade talks with the EU are over, says No 10

Talks between the UK and EU over a post-Brexit trade agreement are “over”, Downing Street has said. No 10 said there was “no point” in discussions continuing next week unless the EU was prepared to discuss the detailed legal text of a partnership. UK chief negotiator Lord Frost said he …

Read More »

Brexit: EU ultimatum to UK over withdrawal deal changes

The EU is demanding the UK ditches plans to change Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal “by the end of the month” or risk jeopardising trade talks. The UK has published a bill to rewrite parts of the withdrawal agreement it signed in January. The EU said this had “seriously damaged trust” …

Read More »

Brexit: UK leaves the European Union

The United Kingdom (UK) has officially left the European Union after 47 years of membership – and more than three years after it voted to do so in a referendum. The historic moment, which happened at 23:00 GMT, was marked by both celebrations and anti-Brexit protests. Candlelit vigils were held …

Read More »

Apple renamed for Brexit day

A novel way of marking Brexit came to our attention today. British Apples and Pears – guess who they represent? – were giving out leaflets, and yes, free apples, in Westminster with the exclamation: “A new dawn is breaking!” In a leaflet, the organisation says it is renaming an apple …

Read More »