Europe Letter: UK’s reputation diminished as EU capitals digest declaration to break law
Brexit Republic - The Revolver 18/09/2020
Mr Raab goes to Washington, Mr Miliband goes to town on Mr Johnson in another busy, busy Brexit week. Europe Editor Tony Connelly, London Correspondent Seán Whelan and Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin look at the continuing external waves being made by the Internal Market Bill and go-slow negotiations.
Amal Clooney has quit as a UK Special Envoy over the Government's plans to break international law with the Internal Market Bill.
Presidential candidate says any US-UK trade deal must be contingent upon respect for agreement.
Dominic Raab faces backlash over Irish border and attempts to leave EU on own terms.
Johnson to override EU withdrawal agreement 06/09/2020
Move threatens to collapse talks that PM has said must be completed within weeks.
The UK's chief Brexit negotiator has said the government is not "scared" of walking away from talks without a trade deal ready to come into force in 2021.
Hardline European Research Group branded ‘a corruption of Conservatism’ by senior Tory MP 06/08/2020
Organisation which drove UK to a hard Brexit made up of ‘climate change deniers’ and ‘Trump sympathisers’, new book is told.
Dominic Raab has been mocked after celebrating the launch of trade negotiations with a number of European countries that the UK already had agreement with before Brexit.
Russia report: Boris Johnson rules out inquiry into Brexit vote as report reveals UK failed to protect EU referendum 21/07/2020
Long-awaited intelligence committee report says threat from Moscow was ‘badly underestimated’.
The long-awaited Russia report was finally released today - and warns the UK 'took its eye off the ball' of a mounting threat, failing even to look for any interference in Brexit.
UK foreign secretary has said EU invite for Covid-19 scheme was sent to old email address.
Lost in time and space - Chris Grey 15/05/2020
Covid Crisis Means Six Month Extension To Brexit Transition ‘Inevitable’, Lidington Warns 02/05/2020
Theresa May’s former deputy says public and business realise coronavirus should be the priority.
Britain did not take part in €1.5bn order for kit to protect against Covid-19 despite shortages in NHS.
Coronavirus: Raab accused of 'reckless insanity' for claiming pandemic strengthens case for speedy Brexit 17/03/2020
Foreign secretary rejects calls to 'urgently' extend the transition period to 'focus 100 per cent on the emergency' - arguing it 'makes the case' for a clean break in December.
As the EU and UK continue to prepare for the trade negotiations, there are clear signs that all is not well when it comes to implementing the divorce part of Brexit, in particular the Irish Protocol.
Ministers refuse to release secret studies believed to show little gain from trade deals with US and Asia 16/02/2020
‘If the government thought it had a very strong case they would publish these studies ... it’s an indication that there’s nothing there’
Boris Johnson’s government is waging a war of words not against the EU but the British people.
UK's ability to track suspected terrorists and major criminals is at risk because of Brexit, Raab admits 03/02/2020
Access to vital EU crime-fighting databases could be lost, MPs told – after Theresa May warns they ‘keep us safe’.
Leo Varadkar has urged the British government to tone down “nationalist rhetoric” over Brexit, and branded Dominic Raab’s memo to UK diplomats to sit separately from their EU counterparts as “petty”.
‘If you ask me about our emotions, you will witness I think always empathy,’ says former European Council president.
Brexit is a Tory invention and pro-Europeans must still fight the prospect of EU exile, writes Will Hutton.
Asked if Washington would be free to ‘jack up prices’, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab replies ‘The Americans will take their decisions’.