U.K. and European Union officials return to the negotiating table on Monday in Brussels with a new blueprint for Brexit from Prime Minister Theresa May.
Britain and the European Union are set to resume Brexit negotiations next week after U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May broke the stalemate in the hope that the real arguments can now begin.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May appeared to have broken the stalemate in Brexit negotiations after signaling for the first time a readiness to start discussing the bill the European Union wants to impose.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will reboot her Brexit strategy on Friday by proposing a period of transition after the split with the European Union even if that means continuing to send money to Brussels and observing its rules until 2021.
The world is still waiting to know what Theresa May meant when she first uttered “Brexit means Brexit ” fifteen months ago.
U.K. lawmakers called for Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to be fired after he threw himself back into the Brexit debate with a newspaper article that was seen as undercutting Prime Minister Theresa May days before she is set to refresh her own strategy for the split.
British business leaders urged Prime Minister Theresa May to seek a three-year transitional period after Brexit, warning failure to secure more time would jeopardize “our collective prosperity.”
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson threw himself back into the Brexit debate with a 4,000-word newspaper article just days before Prime Minister Theresa May is set to refresh her own strategy for the split.
Prime Minister Theresa May’s U.K. government is set to rally just enough lawmakers to back a key piece of Brexit legislation that will then face higher obstacles before it can become law.
Customs declarations at the U.K. border that may be imposed after Brexit would affect 180,000 British traders and could cost them more than 4 billion pounds ($5.28 billion) a year, according to the Institute for Government.
Demonstrators opposed to Britain’s departure from the European Union took to London’s streets by the thousands on Saturday, seeking to add pressure on a government under attack over its Brexit plan.
Britain and the European Union are at odds over how soon the Brexit talks can pivot toward a trade deal as Theresa May’s government seeks to turn on the pressure by disclosing more policy details.
"Our policy is having our cake and eating it," British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson declared in 2016. By that he meant the U.K. could strike a Brexit deal that freed it from the rules and responsibilities of European Union membership, but maintained free and frictionless trade with its biggest trading partner. Such ambition was always fanciful, but as Johnson returns to the Brexit debate there is an argument raging within government over what the U.K.’s long-term trade lines with the EU shoul
A majority of Brexit supporters are willing to accept an economic hit to leave the European Union, so long as it’s not a personal one.
Trade Secretary Liam Fox acknowledged it will be a stretch for Britain to negotiate a new trading relationship with the European Union by the time of their 2019 divorce in another sign that the U.K. government will seek a post-Brexit transitional period.
The U.K. and the European Union renewed divorce talks on Monday with the clock ticking down to the March 2019 split.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has promised it will be “hefty." British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Europe can "go whistle" if it expects the U.K. to pay it. It’s the itemized bill the European Union wants to deliver to the U.K. when Prime Minister Theresa May’s government carries out its plan to leave the bloc. The total charge could reach 60 billion to 80 billion euros ($67 billion to $90 billion), according to European leaders, which would be more than the annual B
One of the most frequently asked questions in London over the past year has been whether Brexit can be avoided, perhaps by holding a second referendum.
Theresa May unveiled the landmark law that will remove Britain from the European Union, setting up clashes with opposition parties and the Scottish government that will prove the prime minister’s biggest tests since her Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority.
European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier signaled that even a partial withdrawal from the bloc will have consequences on the U.K.’s ability to interact with the EU and that a “frictionless” trade relationship isn’t feasible.
The U.K. and U.S. will open negotiations over a post-Brexit trade agreement next month, posing an early test of Britain’s ability to strike such deals and of its relationship with President Donald Trump.
The European Union demanded Britain go further to guarantee the rights of millions of EU citizens after Brexit, in a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May’s hopes for a swift deal.
Prime Minister Theresa May is to pad out her plan for safeguarding the rights of EU citizens living in the U.K. beyond Brexit after continental leaders criticized Britain’s initial proposal and her government braced to defend a key part of it.
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European Union President Donald Tusk held out hope that Britain will reverse Brexit as U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May prepared to meet with the region’s leaders for the first time since her election call backfired.
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Almost a year since Britons voted to leave the European Union, Brexit talks finally began on Monday amid confusion over what exactly the U.K. government wants from the divorce.
U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond called for a "pragmatic" Brexit focused on safeguarding jobs and the economy, signaling a post-election shift from Prime Minister Theresa May’s government.
A year since Britain voted to leave the European Union, the debate over how that will work is again in the air after the June 8 election stripped U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party of its overall control of Parliament. Suspicion that voters turned against her original plan -- plus doubt that enough lawmakers would now support it -- is forcing her into a rethink just as already complex negotiations with the EU are to begin.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May named Stephen Barclay to serve as the Treasury’s economic secretary, a role which typically encompasses managing the government’s relations with the financial industry.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May used to say she wanted a customized, "bespoke" trading relationship for Britain once it leaves the European Union. That was before she, and her negotiating hand, were weakened by the results of a snap election that backfired. Now May might have to soften her approach to Brexit by agreeing to maintain more ties to the EU’s trading bloc than she previously anticipated. If a bespoke deal is now a stretch, Norway’s relationship with the EU might be back on the table a
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s stunning electoral setback Thursday left her Brexit strategy in a shambles less than two weeks before the start of talks with the European Union.
The U.K.’s approach to leaving the European Union ran into fresh turbulence as Prime Minister Theresa May’s bid to win a stronger hand for the looming negotiations backfired.
Britain is getting a hung Parliament, forcing a battered Conservative Party to seek an alliance with the Democratic Unionist Party in a bid to hang on to power just as Brexit negotiations loom. It’s not clear how long Prime Minister Theresa May can stay in office or how it will affect the terms of the U.K.’s divorce from the European Union.
With less than two weeks to go to the U.K. general election, polls indicate the opposition Labour Party is creeping up on the Conservatives. While incumbent Prime Minister Theresa May is still the clear favorite, an upset would bring to power a government that wants to nationalize industries and re-write decades of foreign policy.
The European Union will demand its top court have the power to enforce the rights of its citizens in Britain after Brexit.
This week’s terrorist attack on the U.K. highlights the need for Britain to maintain security ties with the European Union beyond its departure from the bloc, according to the official charged with overseeing Brexit for the Czech Republic.
The European Union circulated criteria for cities vying to house the bloc’s banking and drugs regulators after Brexit forces them from London, identifying October as the deadline for a decision.
The U.K. may have to pay as little as 5 billion pounds ($6.5 billion) or no more than 30 billion pounds to leave the European Union, according to a study by the country’s chartered accountancy industry that’s sure to thrill Prime Minister Theresa May’s government.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is packing her Conservative Party with an army of Euroskeptic candidates for next month’s election as she seeks reinforcements for her battle to deliver a hard Brexit.
The European Union must not use Britain’s withdrawal as an excuse to avoid fixing the bloc’s flaws, policy makers from the east of the region said.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said it will be “hefty." British Trade Secretary Liam Fox called the notion of it “absurd.” It’s the bill that the European Union wants to impose on the U.K. when Prime Minister Theresa May’s government carries out its plan to leave the bloc. The charge, according to European leaders, could be 60 billion to 80 billion euros ($67 billion to $90 billion), which is more than the British defense budget. The topic figures to be one of the early flash
Prime Minister Theresa May stuck to her guns in arguing that Britain should be allowed to line up a “comprehensive” free-trade deal with the European Union at the same time as it negotiates its departure from the bloc.
European leaders unanimously signed off on their negotiating guidelines for the Brexit talks in a matter of minutes at a summit on Saturday.
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said “some plaster may fall off the ceiling” in the upcoming Brexit talks, the latest sign that U.K. officials are bracing for difficult exchanges with the European Union.
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U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will face a “pretty tough” time in Brexit negotiations if Emmanuel Macron meets expectations and secures the French presidency next month.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party looked to broaden its appeal to voters beyond its traditional base as most weekend polls showed it holding lead of at least 20 percentage points over the opposition Labour Party.
Britain’s two main opposition-party leaders will make their case to Scottish voters on Monday, saying only they can check the power of Prime Minister Theresa May.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May struck a conciliatory tone toward the European Union as she coupled her demand for divorce with a request for a sweeping free-trade deal encompassing financial services.
Nine months after Britain voted to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May plans to open divorce proceedings on March 29. The negotiations could turn “vicious,” according to Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says they will be “very, very, very difficult.” Both the EU and the U.K. will have to determine what is and isn’t negotiable.
Brexit Secretary David Davis said Britain will pay “nothing like’’ the sums of money European Union officials have floated as due when the U.K. leaves the bloc.
European Union officials are still debating whether their draft guidelines for the coming Brexit talks should refer to a transitional phase to ease Britain’s departure from the European Union, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Nine months after Britain voted to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May is planning to open divorce proceedings on March 29. The negotiations could turn “vicious,” according to Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says they will be “very, very, very difficult.” Both the EU and the U.K. will have to determine what is and isn’t negotiable.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said it will be “hefty." British Trade Secretary Liam Fox called the notion of it “absurd.” It’s the bill that the European Union reportedly wants to impose on the U.K. when Prime Minister Theresa May’s government carries out its plan to leave the bloc. The charge could be about 50 billion pounds ($62 billion), more than the British defense budget, according to Juncker. The topic figures to be one of the early flash points and tone-setters in the
When French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron arrives in London on Tuesday he will bring a Brexit negotiating stance widely shared by his country’s governing class: the U.K. cannot expect special favors as it seeks to extract itself from the European Union.
Banks need three years to acclimatize to life after Brexit and come to grips with the altered relationship between the U.K. and the European Union, according to a report by consultancy PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May may find a skeptical audience when she meets the leaders of the global finance industry on Thursday as they push ahead with their own plans for Brexit.
The first day of the World Economic Forum’s annual gathering was dominated by the long shadow of President-elect Donald Trump, Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s first visit to the event and, naturally, the evening cocktail party circuit. Among a host of panels on Day Two, the Davos crowd will listen to Christine Lagarde talking about the rise of populism and Sheryl Sandberg discussing the power of optimism. Here’s a quick guide to what we’ve learned so far from Davos 2017.