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The course of Brexit was set in the hours and days after the 2016 referendum. / It was at 6:22 a.m. on June 24, 2016 — 59 minutes before the official tally was unveiled — that the European Council sent its first “lines to take” to the national governments that make up the EU.
Drawing on their recent article, Tim Bale and Karl Pike explore the consequences of the ‘Merkel myth’ for Brexit – the notion that the key to UK withdrawal lay with Angela Merkel.
This is the moment James O'Brien reacts to former Brexit Secretary David Davis telling LBC that the haulage industry's failure to act has led to post-Brexit tanker and HGV driver shortages.
The UK has had little influence in Germany’s upcoming election, experts say, after the country ‘shrugged its shoulders and moved on’ from Brexit. / "Germans generally think Brexit is a bit mad, they generally wish that Britain was still in the European Union, but they shrug their shoulders and they’ve moved on."
European leaders made their feelings about the Northern Ireland protocol known to a PM desperate to score a PR victory.
Emmanuel Macron is urging the negotiators not to compromise while Angela Merkel is anxious that talks are not derailed.
The government is accused of using a “revolting” reference to the Nazi Kristallnacht in a briefing blaming Germany for the Brexit deadlock.
A BBC presenter has been praised for his two-and-a-half minute explainer of Brexit - in a clip that some viewers said demonstrates why it "fundamentally won't work".
Former Siemens chief Juergen Maier says disruption will last at least six months even if trade deal is reached
Talks in jeopardy as no breakthrough emerges in meeting with Ursula von der Leyen.
German chancellor makes rare Brexit intervention at a crucial point in talks.
Angela Merkel has warned that a failure to strike a free-trade deal would be a defeat for both the EU and UK.
Macron insists there is no margin for negotiation over French fishing rights.
EU leaders have dropped a pledge to "intensify" Brexit negotiations after this week's summit, in signs that Brussels is prepared to call Boris Johnson's bluff on his threat to walk away from trade talks.
Bloc declares solidarity with protests against Lukashenko’s grip on power as it vows to press ahead with sanctions.
Comments will be a blow to No 10, which had hoped Merkel would help break deadlock
'Obviously if we can’t then we will have the very good option also of an Australian-style arrangement,' says PM.
Little progress in talks so far as negotiators meet face to face in Brussels.
Angela Merkel has warned Britons will have to “live with the consequences” of Boris Johnson rejecting Theresa May’s plan to continue close economic ties with Brussels after Brexit.
German leader signals trade compromise less likely as she hardens tone on no-deal Brexit.
Poll finds just 25 per cent of voters think PM will get a deal which is good for Britain.
On 7 October last year, there was a defining phone call between Boris Johnson and Angel Merkel.
German chancellor makes veiled comment that leaving the EU could lead to the UK losing international influence.