Brexit Consequences: Britons Residing in EU Unable to Vote & Stand as Candidate in Municipal Elections 16/06/2022
The Court of Justice of the European Union has listed the inability of British nationals to vote or stand as a candidate in municipal elections in the EU state they are residing as one of the many Brexit consequences.
EU Commission rejects UK’s new legislation and launches legal action against Britain.
The European Commission won't rule out suspending the EU-UK trade deal if the UK approves a draft bill that unilaterally overrides parts of the Brexit agreement.
The EU has announced new legal action against the UK government over its plans to scrap parts of the post-Brexit deal for Northern Ireland.
Maroš Šefčovič says Brussels will launch fresh legal action against UK over treaty obligations.
EU launches legal action against UK over plan to 'illegally' change Northern Ireland Protocol 15/06/2022
The EU has said it is launching legal action against the UK over its plans to rip up a key Brexit agreement.
London View: Brexit Cracks Start to Widen 15/06/2022
The cracks across Britain that appeared at the start of Brexit have begun to widen over the past few days. Scottish leaders are renewing a push for independence, the fragile agreement over Northern Ireland is falling apart, and Britain is reeling under price rises pushed up further by Brexit.
Boris Johnson bid to tear up Northern Ireland deal endangers peace, US congressmen warn [1 min] 15/06/2022
Boris Johnson’s plans to tear up post-Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland have come under fierce attack from Washington, with senior congressmen on both sides of the US political divide warning the “irresponsible” move is a threat to peace in the province.
The EU is expected to launch legal action against the UK government on Wednesday over its decision to scrap some post-Brexit trade arrangements.
Bloc says it will not renegotiate agreement and threatens to take ministers to court for ‘damaging’ unilateral action.
Simon Coveney says new legislation will break international law and damage relations between UK and EU.
Northern Ireland protocol: EU to begin legal action over UK plans to override Brexit deal 12/06/2022
Brussels is set to reveal details of action despite ministers’ insistence the the Northern Ireland protocol plans do not break international law.
After Brexit, British nationals living in EU cannot participate in local elections: Court 09/06/2022
This is consequence of UK's sole sovereign decision to withdraw from EU, says bloc's top court.
The European Union’s top court says British citizens living in the 27 EU member countries have no right to vote or stand for office in the bloc unless they have obtained a European nationality.
New fears that UK will breach international law with plan to tear up Northern Ireland Protocol 08/06/2022
Government legal adviser warns it cannot be argued ‘credibly’ that there is no alternative to unilateral move.
EU demands billions from UK as ‘Made in China’ row widens: Britain accused of flouting Brexit rules 14/03/2022
The European Union is demanding £2.5bn in compensation from Britain for failing to apply customs rules to Chinese imports.
UK ‘failed to fulfil its obligations’ to stop Chinese companies flooding market with cheap clothes.
Former Secretary of State Peter Hain has backed claims the Prime Minister is guilty of endangering the peace process in pursuit of Brexit.
“What worries me is the casual political vandalism. They really don’t seem to care," Tony Blair's former chief negotiator on Northern Ireland has said.
UK needs to ‘leave ideology at the door’ in Brexit negotiations, says Belgian MEP [7 mins] 19/12/2021
We spoke to Belgian MEP Philippe Lamberts about Sir David Frost’s resignation and how it is being received in Europe.
UK makes key Brexit concession to allow role for European judges in Northern Ireland in push for deal 17/12/2021
A Government source tells i there has been an ‘evolution’ in the UK’s position to allow a role for the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in the Northern Ireland Protocol.
The UK has abandoned its attempt to strip EU judges of the power to oversee the Northern Ireland Protocol, in another Brexit climbdown.
Britain has formally dropped its demand that Europe’s highest court should have no legal role in the controversial Northern Ireland protocol.
Christmas push on Brexit talks as Britain softens stance on European Court in Northern Ireland Protocol 10/12/2021
The UK and the European Union will step up efforts to reach an agreement on the Northern Ireland Protocol before Christmas after negotiators failed to reach agreement once again. / It comes as it was reported that Britain has watered down its objection to the European Court of Justice remaining in the Protocol.