Britain’s financial services sector should be ready for a no-deal Brexit when a transition period with Brussels expires in December, a senior European Union official said on Wednesday.
Brexit talks latest: Boris Johnson could still walk away from trade negotiations, EU warned 27/05/2020
Britain’s chief negotiator, Sir David Frost, told a select committee hearing a decision will be made at 'leader level' next month.
Government refusing to sign up to Brexit safeguards so it can change Human Rights Act, Gove admits 27/05/2020
Brussels wants UK to commit to human rights in writing as condition of trade deal.
'They betrayed us and lied to us' - Lincolnshire farmer blasts Conservative government after vote 24/05/2020
He says farmers were made false promises by MP's before the election.
EU nationals at risk of being denied UK citizenship after home office creates shock new tests 24/05/2020
Further evidence will be demanded that EU nationals have been living in the UK legally – even after settled status awarded.
UK set to lose access to Schengen Information System that police across continent use to stop criminals.
Despite the best efforts of a cross-party coalition of MPs to stop the ‘shutdown’, Wednesday marked the end of the successful Virtual Parliament proceedings in the Commons.
The figures were released by the Office for National Statistics.
As part of a new strategy to protect nature in the European Union, three billion new trees will be planted across the 27 member states.
Local emergency services face being ‘burnt out’ by no-deal Brexit planning, a leaked government report has found.
Leaked report warns local disaster planning already exhausted by coronavirus crisis
Union and consumer groups warn post-Brexit trade policy must hold food imports to same standards as UK.
Post-Brexit trade deal: UK sets up Brexit clash with EU over plans for light-touch checks on goods going from Great Britain to Northern Ireland 20/05/2020
The Government said that all checks would be carried out by British officials with no role for the EU's authorities.
British trade experts have warned that the UK’s demands for a “Canada-style” Brexit trade deal with the EU are ‘unrealistic’.
Downing Street was accused of muzzling the crucial Liaison Committee after putting key Vote Leave figure Bernard Jenkin up as the only candidate to lead it.
Michel Barnier says UK has no ‘automatic entitlement’ to EU membership benefits as trade talks sour 20/05/2020
EU chief negotiator blasts back at UK counterpart's letter.
Michael Gove has insisted that there will be no ‘new customs infrastructure in Northern Ireland after Brexit before claiming there would be ‘some expansion of existing infrastructure’, sparking accusations of “double speak” from one Lib Dem MP.
The news comes despite PM Boris Johnson pledging last year "there won't be checks" created as a result of his tweaked deal.
The government has confirmed there will be new checks on some goods entering Northern Ireland from the rest of the UK as part of the Brexit deal.
Government admits there will be new trade checks between Britain and Northern Ireland, despite Boris Johnson promise 20/05/2020
Boris Johnson falsely claimed during the election that his Brexit deal didn't include new controls.
Minister says checks on animals and food products will be necessary to maintain island of Ireland’s ‘disease-free status’
Cheese, wine, and cars to get more expensive if Brexit talks fail but padlocks to get 2.7% cheaper 19/05/2020
Government announces which tariffs will change after UK leaves single market.
Concern that new strategy, which also includes protecting primeval forests, ‘lacks tools’.