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After initially claiming it did not join an EU scheme for ventilators because of Brexit, it now blames an ‘email error’ for missing the invitation.
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.
Government clarifies position after critics accuse Boris Johnson of putting ‘Brexit over breathing’.
A Brexiteer politician has called for pubs and restaurants to re-open because he claims a ‘majority don’t care about the coronavirus’.
Boris Johnson's father is in the process of applying for a French passport to maintain his ties with Europe after Brexit.
Boris Johnson’s father Stanley is applying for a French passport to allow him to work and move freely throughout Europe after Brexit.
Latest round of negotiations delayed last week as governments scramble to contain outbreak.
Home Office refuses people EU settled status on grounds of eligibility for first time.
Participation in the scheme is seen as a test of the prime minister's pragmatism on Brexit and Covid-19.
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.
Experts warn that European Medicines Agency membership would have had advantages.
The coronavirus should remind us of just why international cooperation is so important in reducing the threat of infectious disease.
Future British governments could be unable to repeal new laws on workers’ rights, the environment, and health and safety, under the terms of the EU’s proposed Brexit trade deal.
Ivan Rogers says some in Downing Street appear to be ‘misjudging’ negotiations.
About 150 delegates were due to arrive next week for three days of talks.
Brexit has in fact cost every person in the UK £1,200 so far, spending watchdog says – as economy flat-lines.
Industry leaders fear trading will be harder and more costly without comprehensive deal.
The government will need to hire at least one new negotiator every day until June to plug the staffing gap, in a situation branded "farcical and a real risk".
The UK should consider the trade-offs it is willing to make in a post-Brexit deal, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen says.
The increases would come from hefty tariffs on imports and the cost of increased border checks on food coming into the country.
BORIS Johnson's proposals for a bridge or tunnel connecting Northern Ireland and Scotland have faced criticism from the Fraser of Allander Institute think tank.
Ursula von der Leyen says UK must make up its mind.
British negotiators rejected participation in the 'safety and security zone' despite accepting it would significantly increase border delays.
Labour leadership frontrunner was only candidate at Dudley hustings not to reject idea of reversing Brexit.