BREXIT

Juncker says EU open to dropping 'backstop' from Brexit deal

The disputed proposal attempts to guarantee that no hard border emerges between EU member Ireland and the UK's province of Northern Ireland in any Brexit scenario.

published on : 20th September 2019

EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier delivers stark warning on future UK trade deal

Barnier on Wednesday poured cold water on that British request, insisting that a comprehensive trade accord could only come by closely abiding by EU rules.

published on : 18th September 2019

EU demands operational Brexit solution from Boris Johnson

While Downing Street described the meeting as "constructive", the EU side said no proposals had been put forward to replace the Irish backstop.

published on : 16th September 2019

UK PM says 'good chance' of Brexit deal but EU 'movement' needed

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday said there was a "good chance" of striking a Brexit divorce deal with the EU.

published on : 16th September 2019

Johnson, European Commission President Juncker meet in search of a Brexit deal

The two men are scheduled to hold talks over a lunch of snails and salmon in Luxembourg, amid claims from the U.K. — though not the EU — that a deal is in sight.

published on : 16th September 2019

Underfire PM calls up Incredible Hulk, claims 'huge' Brexit progress

"The madder Hulk gets, the stronger Hulk gets and he always escaped, no matter how tightly bound in he seemed to be -- and that is the case for this country," the British PM said.

published on : 15th September 2019

Ex-British PM David Cameron slams Johnson over Brexit

Cameron revealed he had tried to stop Johnson from joining the Brexit campaign by offering him the post of defence secretary.

published on : 15th September 2019

Former UK PM David Cameron says he is 'truly sorry' for Brexit divisions 

In an interview ahead of the publication of his memoir 'For the Record' next week, Cameron said that the victory of the Leave camp in the referendum had left him 'hugely depressed'.

published on : 14th September 2019

Former PM David Cameron 'sorry' for Brexit divisions

David Cameron said in an interview published Saturday that he thinks about the consequences of the Brexit referendum "every single day" and worries 'desperately' about what will happen next.

published on : 14th September 2019

UK PM Boris Johnson to meet EU leader over Brexit

The Luxembourg trip is Johnson's latest attempt to meet key European leaders, including the ones from Germany, France and outgoing European Council President Donald Tusk.

published on : 13th September 2019

UK PM Boris Johnson denies lying to Queen over Parliament suspension

In the ongoing five-week suspension of Parliament, MPs are not scheduled to return until October 14, for the traditional Queen's Speech when a new government lays out its agenda for the year.

published on : 12th September 2019

Brexit court ruling prompts calls to reverse Parliament suspension

Johnson has said suspending - or proroguing - Parliament until October 14 is a routine move to allow his government to launch a new legislative agenda.

published on : 12th September 2019

German Chancellor Angela Merkel still sees 'every chance' for Brexit deal happening

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has repeatedly expressed concerns that a no-deal exit could deal a body blow to the European economy with a recession already looming.

published on : 11th September 2019

Boris Johnson suspends UK Parliament after latest Brexit defeat

Parliament was then suspended — or prorogued — at the government's request until Oct. 14, a drastic move that gives Johnson a respite from rebellious lawmakers as he plots his next move.

published on : 10th September 2019

EU yet to receive UK's alternatives to Brexit backstop, says Ireland PM Leo Varadkar 

The backstop is a provision in the withdrawal agreement Theresa May struck with Brussels to keep the Irish border open regardless of the outcome of Britain's future relationship with the EU.

published on : 9th September 2019
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