The need to work together on Putin, China and extreme weather mean even the Leaver in No 10 now wants closer ties with Europe.
The UK and European Union are poised to enter the final stretch of negotiations over post-Brexit trading arrangements for Northern Ireland. After years of distrust and tension both sides are optimistic that a settlement is within reach.
The European Union and the U.K. are preparing to enter an intense phase of negotiations starting next week aimed at overcoming the dispute over their post-Brexit trading relationship well ahead of the anniversary of Northern Ireland’s peace agreement in April, according to people familiar with the matter.
Tale of two Protocols as talks between Foreign Secretary and political parties break down [3 mins] 11/01/2023
It was a tale of two protocols as talks between Northern Ireland's political parties and the Foreign Secretary James Cleverly broke down when nationalist parties withdrew.
Sinn Féin accuses UK government of ‘Tory petulance’ claiming its leader Mary Lou McDonald had been excluded from the talks.
Foreign secretary James Cleverly says protocol talks moving ‘pretty fast’ after meeting German counterpart.
Responsbility to ‘implement’ Northern Ireland Protocol, says Annalena Baerbock ahead of meeting with foreign secretary James Cleverly
German foreign minister Annalena Baerbock says talks need to avoid opening ‘old wounds’.
‘Talk of EU Swiss deal was no accident’: How Brexit came back to divide the Conservatives again 26/11/2022
Eurosceptic Tory MPs wary of groundwork being laid for a softer Brexit. But Downing Street insiders protest that the idea of a renegotiation is ‘f***king nonsense’.
Northern Ireland minister’s proposal comes after PM denied plans for Swiss-style relationship with EU.
Confidential papers from Northern Ireland Office minister Steve Baker show move to renegotiate protocol agreement 24/11/2022
Northern Ireland Minister Steve Baker is seeking to renegotiate part of the Brexit trade agreement to fix problems caused by the Northern Ireland Protocol.
Brexiteer Steve Baker, who is now a Northern Ireland Minister, has apologised for his 'ferocious' stance on negotiations with the EU.
Conservative minister Steve Baker has said he is “really sorry” to the EU for “not always behaving” in a way that did not foster trust.
As Boris Johnson prepares to schmooze Saudi Arabia, Sam Bright reports on the UK’s growing trade relationships with despotic regimes.
Cabinet minister appears to pitch to Brexit Party voters, after No.10 rule out extension to transition period at end of 2020.
Boris Johnson is demanding complete secrecy from the European Union as the Government dispatches its “take it or leave” Brexit blueprint to Brussels.
James Cleverly refuses to rule out simply cancelling laws passed by our elected Parliament 26/09/2019
This is absolutely disgusting and should set of alarm bells in the mind of anyone who's studied the Weimar republic. / Government Minister James Cleverly refuses to rule out simply cancelling laws passed by our elected Parliament.
No-deal Brexit: Minister James Cleverly refuses to publish full details as public would ‘misunderstand’ 20/08/2019
Mr Cleverly also claimed the document, codenamed Operation Yellowhammer, was “out of date” despite his tacit admission that it was produced just three weeks ago.
Tory chiefs are refusing to publish a dire leaked warning about No Deal Brexit - claiming people would "misunderstand".
Brexit march: Leave campaigners hit out at ‘mob rule’ as one million people join second referendum protest 23/03/2019
Conservative Party Chairman James Cleverly said that remain voters were 'screaming to be listened too'.
Senior Conservative under fire after dismissing march for fresh Brexit referendum as ‘desperate stuff’ 17/02/2019
Leading Tories accused of ‘sniping at the huge numbers of people in this country who want to make their voice heard’.