European Union awaits counterproposals from UK in Brexit standoff

Negotiations have dragged on for a month, with Britain threatening to suspend parts of the legally binding divorce agreement between the two sides if no solution is found soon.

published on : 19th November 2021

Bus set on fire in Northern Ireland amid post Brexit tension

A bus has been hijacked and set on fire in Northern Ireland, amid discontent over the trade deal struck as part of the UK’s departure from the European Union.

published on : 8th November 2021

French President Macron says British credibility at stake in fishing spat

France is angry over restrictions on permits to fish in British waters, and says they run counter to the agreement Britain signed when it left the European Union.

published on : 30th October 2021

EU-UK talks, fishing threat kick Brexit back into high gear

Top Brexit negotiators from both EU and UK sides entered talks again regarding a free trade agreement, with troublesome trade issues in Northern Ireland taking center stage.

published on : 15th October 2021

EXPLAINER: Why are UK and the EU still fighting over Brexit?

The U.K. and the EU of now 27 nations are once again trading accusations and insults as they try to resolve rough spots in their relationship.

published on : 13th October 2021

Christmas comes early: European Union, Britain back to Brexit wrangling

There was hope that now-separated Britain and the 27-nation bloc would sail their relationship toward calmer waters.

published on : 12th October 2021

Irish foreign minister warns of breakdown in EU-UK relations

During a speech to the Conservative Party conference last week, Frost threatened to trigger a contentious break clause in the divorce deal if the EU were unwilling to make concessions on Northern Irel

published on : 10th October 2021

UK blames 'heavy-handed' EU for Brexit deal problems

He said unless there are major changes to the deal, Britain will invoke Article 16, a provision that lets either side suspend the agreement in exceptional circumstances.

published on : 4th October 2021

EXPLAINER: Why and how the UK is experiencing a fuel crisis

Unsurprisingly, perhaps, people hear the word panic and do just that -- panic-buying fuel on a scale not seen since September 2000 when a similar crisis brought the country to a virtual standstill.

published on : 29th September 2021

UK delays post-Brexit border checks, citing pandemic impact

Brexit minister David Frost said 'we want businesses to focus on their recovery from the pandemic rather than have to deal with new requirements at the border.'

published on : 14th September 2021

UK set to irk European Union with bid to change post-Brexit trade rules

Brexit minister David Frost will set out proposals for smoothing out trade arrangements for Northern Ireland, the only part of the UK that has a land border with the 27-nation bloc.

published on : 21st July 2021

Nice team, but old divisions run deep for England's neighbours ahead of Euro 2020 final

A snap online poll by TV show Good Morning Britain found that to hold true: 63 percent of fans in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will be supporting Italy.

published on : 9th July 2021

Euro: Diverse England team wins fans in nation eager for good news

After beating Denmark 2-1 in a semifinal on Wednesday that was watched by half the country's population, England faces Italy in the final at London's Wembley Stadium on Sunday.

published on : 9th July 2021

Five years after Brexit vote, divided UK still feels shockwaves

Five years after a fractious referendum campaign that sparked family arguments and neighbourhood disputes, Britain is still as split over Europe as ever.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Euro 2020: Antagonism and conflict fuel England's rivalry with Scotland

First officially played in Glasgow in 1872, the clash is international football's oldest fixture, but meetings between the neighbouring nations have always been more than just a game.

published on : 16th June 2021
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