Michel Barnier raises prospect of extending Brexit transition until 2022 despite Tory denials 05/11/2019
EU chief negotiator casts doubt on Boris Johnson's campaign pledge.
The European Union’s Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said the bloc will only give as much access to its single market to Britain after Brexit as is justified by London ensuring that EU rules and standards are preserved.
Brexit negotiator links free-trade deal to workers’ rights and environmental protection.
After days of intensive negotiations, the Prime Minister said he had reached a 'great' new deal with EU leaders.
EU to send Boris Johnson back to MPs empty-handed if he does not agree to deal by midnight 15/10/2019
Michel Barnier tells EU ministers that British proposals so far aren't good enough.
Glimmers of a potential Brexit deal have sparked dissent among Boris Johnson's allies, as the EU signals it may be open to another extension.
EU gives go-ahead to weekend meetings after PM appears to backtrack on customs stance.
EU says Boris Johnson's Brexit plan 'still not workable or realistic' after hours of talks 11/10/2019
Michel Barnier says 'we're not really in a position where we're able to find an agreement'.
Sources from both sides confirm that no further negotiations are scheduled.
Sources say PM’s insistence on Ireland customs border means there is no basis for discussions
Brussels fears prime minister has ‘lost control’ of events and warns that hopes of an agreement are now ‘very low’.
EU leaders believe new extension is 'likely' 28/09/2018
In a Westminster-clad puff of smoke, any residual "maybes" about a new Brexit deal being agreed by mid-October have evaporated in Brussels.
Barnier pours scorn on PM’s Irish border proposal as it would not avoid customs and VAT checks post-Brexit.
Top EU leaders have given Boris Johnson an ultimatum to come up with a new Brexit plan by the end of September, or face up to a no-deal.
EU sources say PM seemed taken aback when shown implications of his Brexit plan.
The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator has told Boris Johnson to stop “pretending” he is negotiating a Brexit deal, amid concerns that the prime minister is not trying to reach an agreement.
EU’s top negotiator tells MEPs Britain has not offered credible proposals for Irish border.
The EU's lead Brexit negotiator has rejected Boris Johnson's demands for the Irish backstop to be scrapped.
Warning comes as EU's chief negotiator says he is 'not optimistic' about avoiding a no-deal departure.
Group of MEPs led by Guy Verhofstadt criticises ‘politicised language’ of Tory leadership.
EU restates opposition as Ursula von der Leyen warns of ‘challenging times ahead’.
EU Commissioner slams ‘cheap promises, simplified visions, blatantly incorrect statements’.
'My God. They're idiots': EU leader's extraordinary denunciation of UK ministers' Brexit behaviour 18/07/2019
‘Perhaps I am being a bit harsh, but it’s about time we became a bit harsh,’ says Frans Timmermans.
The UK will have to "face the consequences" if it opts to leave without a deal, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator has said.