‘The damage is to our standing in the world,’ says former chief justice Igor Judge.
Peers inflict heaviest defeat for more than 20 years over bill that will break international law 20/10/2020
Warning that legislation ‘would undermine rule of law and damage reputation of UK’ passes with thumping majority of 226.
Europe Letter: UK’s reputation diminished as EU capitals digest declaration to break law
DR ROB DAVIDSON, director of Trade Deal Watch, says the UK's government new trade deal with Japan is far from a cause for celebration. It is the first sign of our poorer future following Brexit.
‘‘It raises in to question whether we should be signing a free trade agreement with a country that has demonstrated it will not necessarily honour an international agreement it has signed.’’
‘Britain does not break treaties’: EU president quotes Thatcher as she tells Boris Johnson he cannot change Brexit deal 16/09/2020
Ursula von der Leyen says EU will ‘never backtrack’ on withdrawal agreement.
Internal Market Bill: ‘Rule of law is under attack,’ lawyers say after MPs approve Brexit plans 15/09/2020
‘We have a choice about what sort of country we want to be,’ Law Society says.
Former Attorney General Geoffrey Cox has said he will vote against the government's attempts to override the Brexit withdrawal agreement when it comes before the Commons.
Internal Market Bill: Britain risks becoming a global outcast, with reputation for reliability and responsibility hard to recover 15/09/2020
Strange turn since the Brexit referendum is still bewildering for Europeans.
Internal market bill would endanger future trade deals, says Kim Darroch, the former British ambassador to the US.
Former attorney general lashes out as Tory rebellion gathers pace.
Boris Johnson is facing a growing rebellion among senior Conservatives over his controversial Internal Market Bill - while former Prime Ministers Tony Blair and Sir John Major urged MPs to reject it, saying it risked putting the Irish peace process, trade negotiations and the UK's integrity at peril.
Johnson risks unconscionable harm by ripping up treaty, says former attorney-general.
Simon Coveney urges UK government to ‘behave as modern democracies’ should and honour international agreements.
Irish Justice Minister says UK's actions over Brexit have 'damaged trust' with Ireland [7 mins] 13/09/2020
Irish Justice Minister Helen McEntee says the UK's actions over Brexit have set talks back and "damaged trust" between Britain and Ireland. / She told Sophy Ridge it is "simply not the case" that the EU has threatened to block food supplies between Northem Ireland and Great Britain and bring in a full scale trade border down the Irish Sea.
Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs 'There's only one side threatening to break international law' - Andrew Marr Show [2 mins] 13/09/2020
The government – led by Boris Johnson – needs to rethink its approach and put the national interest above Brexit ideology
Lord Chancellor says the UK's plan to override the Brexit deal is "an insurance policy" - Sky News [18 mins] 13/09/2020
Lord Chancellor Robert Buckland has told Sophy Ridge the UK's plan to override the Brexit deal is "an insurance policy" if negotiations with the EU fail and it "isn't something we want to have to use".
Former prime ministers urge MPs to reject legislation, saying it endangers Irish peace process.
'What were they thinking?': No US-UK trade deal if Good Friday Agreement is broken, threatens Pelosi 11/09/2020
Nancy Pelosi has warned the UK there will be "absolutely no chance" of a trade deal with Washington passing Congress should the government override the Brexit withdrawal agreement signed by Boris Johnson.
Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said the UK government is behaving in an "extraordinary way" over Brexit.
RTÉ Europe Editor Tony Connelly, London Correspondent Seán Whelan and Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin analyse the week in which the UK unveiled a law to break international law and the ructions that ensued.
European Council chief Charles Michel has warned the UK its international credibility is at stake, saying it must fulfil its responsibility to implement the Brexit withdrawal agreement.