MEPs demand UK stays tied to regulations for market access.
Commission president draws attention to less well-known area where two sides are at odds.
EU will not accept 'pig in a poke' Brexit deal from Boris Johnson, Council president warns 16/06/2020
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will join a video-conference with EU leaders on Monday, keen to make headway in negotiations on a future EU-UK relationship, but officials in Brussels expect no breakthrough in the Brexit deadlock.
‘They can effectively blame Covid for everything’: What coronavirus means for Brexit talks 12/05/2020
Prime minister expected to press EU leaders to dedicate attention to faltering negotiations.
As the U.S. government mulls whether to issue guidelines to states this week about when and how to end their lockdowns, the European Union has today adopted such guidelines for its member states.
Coronavirus: Boris Johnson blames administrative error for failure to sign up to EU equipment help scheme 26/03/2020
Downing Street has blamed an administrative error for the UK's failure to sign up to an emergency EU scheme to help procure vital medical equipment to fight coronavirus.
Britain must follow ‘rules of the game’ if it wants access to our markets, EU president warns 09/03/2020
Ursula von der Leyen says UK must make up its mind.
Everything from travel to air quality has been looked at in order to create ‘a growth that gives back’
The European Commission will propose on Tuesday (14 January) how the EU can pay for shifting the region’s economy to net-zero CO2 emissions by 2050 while protecting coal-dependent regions from taking the brunt of changes aimed at fighting climate change.
Europe’s Green Deal plan unveiled 12/11/2019
The goal of making the EU climate neutral by mid-century is likely to set off a political battle.
European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen pointed out that even Australia wants a better trading relationship with the bloc than the one it currently has.
EU president tells Boris Johnson his latest Brexit plan is just no-deal: ‘We are fine with that’ [1 min] 11/02/2020
Prime minister had claimed ‘Australia-style’ Brexit could be an option.
European commission chief picks out contradictions in UK approach to post-Brexit deal.
‘Every choice has its consequences’: EU leaders issue Brexit warning as they lament UK’s imminent exit 31/01/2020
Goodbye letter reminds Britain: ‘Without being a member, you cannot retain the benefits of membership’
UK will lose market access if it ditches Brussels regulations, says EU chief Von der Leyen 22/01/2020
The UK’s access to the single market will be weakened if it does not continue to sign up to EU rules after Brexit, Ursula von der Leyen has said.
‘Prepare for the worst’ EU officials tell business after Sajid Javid’s FT interview.
EU unveils plan to dedicate a quarter of its budget fighting climate change with €1 trillion 'green deal' 15/01/2020
Brussels also plans 'Just Transition Mechanism' to regenerate coal mining and oil regions after transition.
Brussels warns Boris Johnson's timeline for agreeing a free trade deal is 'just not possible' 16/01/2020
EU trade commissioner Phil Hogan also issues warning over goods and tariffs.
The European Parliament has said it has “grave concerns” over the UK’s treatment of EU citizens after Brexit and has accused Boris Johnson’s government of putting them in jeopardy.
Croatia’s prime minister, Andrej Plenković, hinted at move to ensure level playing field.
Boris Johnson has pledged to sign a new agreement by the end of the year.