Prime Minister Rishi Sunak 'didn't discuss' a post-Brexit trade deal in his first meeting with Joe Biden - and dodged questions on whether Brexit has played a part in Britain's economic woes
New government figures show post-Brexit slump in UK exports to Germany, France, Italy and Spain – and failure to transition exports to the US and China, says ParcelHero
New Government figures show a massive post-Brexit slump in UK exports to Germany, France, Italy and Spain – and reveal the UK failed to transition to key export markets such as the USA and China. The new International Trade Secretary, Kemi Badenoch, faces an uphill battle, warns ParcelHero.
Promises of a special trading relationship with America have also yet to materialise, the ONS figures show. / New Government figures show a massive post-Brexit slump in UK exports to Germany, France, Italy and Spain – and reveal the UK failed to transition to key export markets such as the USA and China.
Liz Truss becoming Prime Minister is the end of what little hope remained that the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill would be scrapped.
Chris Hayes on Trump's victory in 2016, the Brexit vote, and Bolsonaro's victory two years later: “In all three cases, in all three countries, we kind of ran the experiment—you can't look at any of these three countries and the outcomes and think that was not a disaster.”
The lucrative UK/US trade deal is dead - so will it Liz Truss now press ahead with ripping up parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol?
Liz Truss forced to drop post-Brexit US trade deal as ‘reality’ caught up with her, ex-aide says 21/09/2022
It was long touted as one of the biggest prizes of Brexit, but Liz Truss has finally been forced to drop the Government’s plan to strike a free trade deal with the US.
PRIME Minister Liz Truss has said a post-Brexit trade deal with the US could be years away despite her predecessor Boris Johnson championing it as a big Brexit bonus.
Liz Truss concedes post-Brexit free trade deal with US will not restart for years as she prepares for Joe Biden meeting 20/09/2022
Liz Truss has conceded negotiations for a post-Brexit free trade deal with the US will not restart for years as she flew to New York ahead of a meeting with Joe Biden.
Telegraph article suggesting a US trade deal will be done ‘before Brexit’ comes back to haunt them 20/09/2022
Today Liz Truss poured cold water on a potential deal, saying she doesn't foresee any negotiations taking place any time soon.
Truss’s relations with US president already strained by her threats as foreign secretary to rip up post-Brexit trading arrangements in NI.
PM admits talks are not even taking place and plays down hopes from Brexiters that they could start ‘in the short to medium term’.
Prime minister will not discuss trade with Joe Biden in meeting on Wednesday.
Prime minister concedes negotiations will not begin in the "short to medium term" as she flies to New York.
Britain won’t strike free trade deal with US for years, Liz Truss admits, despite Brexit pledge 20/09/2022
Securing a trade deal with the US was sold at the time as being one of the most significant benefits of leaving the EU.
Prime Minister Liz Truss has admitted that there are no hopes "in the short to medium term" for a transatlantic trade pact with the United States as she prepared for a meeting with Joe Biden.
White House warns Truss ripping up Northern Ireland protocol ‘not conducive’ to trade talks 08/09/2022
Biden discussed post-Brexit impasse with new PM in their first phone call.
Good Friday Agreement architect fears NI peace process 'main casualty' of ditching Protocol 30/06/2022
A former Downing Street chief of staff and architect of the Good Friday Agreement has accused the British government of destroying its trust with the Irish government over the Northern Ireland Protocol.
Former prime minister declares that trade deal is off the table until problems are solved.
Officials’ comments put paid to idea displeasure with UK is limited to Irish caucus on Capitol Hill.
Real pay set to be £470 lower per worker each year, say top economists. / “We can’t blame Brexit for all of the 5.2 per cent GDP shortfall … but it’s apparent that Brexit is largely to blame,” said John Springford, author of the CEF study.
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.