Taoiseach says Corbyn’s renegotiation plan would not be a problem.
Senior Tories insist Brexit deal would not scupper US trade agreement after shock Trump intervention 01/11/2019
'We can’t make a trade deal with the UK,' says US president.
'If the whole of the UK is in a customs union, then... the threat to the union in Northern Ireland would be gone'
Customs Union: what Brexit amendment means for Boris Johnson's deal – and how it's different to the single market 21/10/2019
MPs will soon table amendments to the Brexit legislation and Labour said it wants to include plans for a customs union arrangement.
Prime minister under pressure as Commons coalition attempts to force closer relationship with EU after Brexit.
LOYALIST paramilitaries predict protests and civil disobedience campaigns if the British government seeks to align Northern Ireland customs arrangements with the Republic in any Brexit compromise.
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.
Prime minister's proposal worse for economy than Theresa May's deal, analysis says.
Donald Tusk responds to claims by No 10 source that EU is willing to ‘torpedo the Good Friday agreement’.
PM's Brexit plan will never have consent of Scotland, says Ian Blackford – video [2 mins] 03/10/2019
The SNP leader in the House of Commons tells Boris Johnson his plans are unworkable, unacceptable and undeliverable. He says that if the Northern Ireland assembly can have a veto on the Brexit plans, Scotland should get one too.
'Zero chance' leaving EU will make Britons better off, Nobel laureate economist Paul Krugman says 25/09/2019
Krugman rejects the assertions of Brexiteers that leaving the single market and customs union will ultimately help the UK export more to the rest of the world.
Anti-Brexit campaigner Femi Oluwole perfectly explains the difference between the Customs Union and the EU 22/04/2019
Our Future Our Choice co-founder Femi Oluwole clashed with Good Morning Britain presenter Richard Madeley after the journalist continually challenged the fact that membership to the Customs Union is not the same as membership to the European Union.
Following the unveiling of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement in Kigali, Rwanda, in March 2018, Africa is about to become the world’s largest free trade area: 55 countries merging into a single market of 1.2 billion people with a combined GDP of $2.5 trillion. In this edition, we examine the benefits and challenges of a free trade area for countries and individual traders.
Jean-Claude Juncker was speaking in Brussels after a meeting with the 27 presidents and prime ministers of the remaining EU countries.
Mark Carney debunks the counterfactual claim made by leading Brexiters, including Boris Johnson, that Art. 24 of GATT allows for continued free trade with the EU after a no deal exit.
Many UK businesses "are not even close to being ready for a no-deal" Brexit, figures seen by Newsnight suggest.
Northern Ireland is the smallest nation in the UK, but the border with the Republic of Ireland could become one of the biggest parts of the Brexit negotiations. So why is the Irish border so important?
Customs union vote also included in ‘10-point offer’ in last attempt to break impasse.
"For disgruntled steel workers in Port Talbot, the Brexit vote was their chance to get the people at the top — and the national media — to listen. In a bitter irony, they are also the ones who stand to lose the most from Brexit. "
Talks between Tories and Labour have collapsed and the focus at Westminster remains inward. / It hasn’t gone away, you know. Brexit has been on a bit of a media break over the last month or two since EU leaders agreed to extend the UK’s departure until October 30th, while leaving the option open of an earlier date.
Shadow business secretary says plan to bring PM’s deal back to Commons is dangerous. / The government is refusing to budge on Labour’s central demand for a permanent customs union in cross-party talks on Brexit, according to Rebecca Long-Bailey, the shadow business secretary.
A Brexit involving staying in the customs union would leave the UK £80bn worse off a year than if it had remained in the EU, a report says. / The National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) said tax income would fall by £13bn a year.
The African Economic Community (AEC) is an organization of African Union states establishing grounds for mutual economic development among the majority of African states. The stated goals of the organization include the creation of free trade areas, customs unions, a single market, a central bank, and a common currency.
A few clips from this morning's @CommonsEUexit.