First Justin Trudeau, who leads the country with the name they literally use to describe their trade plans, warned that Brexit was turning the UK “inwards”. Now, the prime minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong, has disparaged the idea that Britain should adopt his own state as its post-Brexit standard. The city-state is one of the poster boys for the Global Britain brand.
Jacob Rees-Mogg rejects plan to give Britain an extended transition period to leave the European Union, saying Parliament would not back the idea.
Earlier this month Peter Lilley, a former UK trade and industry secretary, published an article in The Times entitled: ’Even a no-deal Brexit is better than status quo’. This is just not true, and for reasons that Lilley ought to understand. It is often argued that because EU trade conducted under WTO rules is growing faster than trade between members, the WTO must somehow offer better terms. “WTO terms are designed to provide a safety net ensuring all members can trade without discrimination.
The only remaining issue preventing a deal is the Irish backstop. This is the promise that, no matter what, there will be a frictionless border in Ireland. Theresa May’s solution is to make sure it’ll be never be used, by signing up the whole of the UK to the customs union and the single market for goods.
Just three in ten of all voters expect a deal to be secured by the time Brexit day rolls around in March 2019.
The change would mean the UK remaining within the single market and customs union until the end of 2021.
The proposal would mean Britain staying in the customs union and single market beyond December 2020
The former foreign secretary's favourability rating is at an all-time low following his Brexit spats with Theresa May.
Theresa May delivered a speech to the House of Commons on Monday afternoon after the latest Brexit developments.
Hastily arranged talks between Brexit secretary Dominic Raab and EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier failed to reach a breakthrough.
The UK and the EU both want to avoid a 'hard border' between Northern Ireland and Ireland and now Theresa May has said the UK will stay in the customs union as a backstop.
Households in Northern Ireland could be hit by electricity blackouts if there’s a no-deal Brexit, the UK government said on Friday.
The University of York has postponed a talk on Brexit because there were no women speakers on the eight-person panel. The ‘Brexit and History’ conference was described by the university as intending to ‘bring together historians and social scientists to discuss the origins and potential impact of Brexit’. Professor Lawrence Black, head of the Department of History, said in a statement: “It has come to my attention that a conference organised to explore issues related to Brexit and History has an all-male speaker list.
Pimlico Plumbers boss Charlie Mullins has put up 22 electronic billboards slamming Brexit across London.
The study by UCL's Constitution Unit concludes that another public vote is 'practically possible', but would take at least 22 weeks to plan.
The UK government has agreed with Australia to use its graphic warnings on cigarette packets in the case of a no-deal Brexit.
Jean-Claude Juncker has denied mocking Theresa May with an impression of her Tory Conference dancing. The President of the EU Commission laughed and danced for a few seconds as he took to the podium before the Committee of the Regions in Brussels. Mr Juncker’s dance was remarkably similar to the one performed by the Prime Minister when she walked on stage for her keynote speech at the Conservative Party conference last week to the tune of ‘Dancing Queen’ by Abba.
Britain's bill for leaving the European Union could grow by billion because of Brussels' spending commitments, experts have warned.
Macron has misread support for another referendum in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to Government sources.
Theresa May danced on to the stage before trying to unite Tories behind her under-fire Brexit Chequers plans.
Theresa May has said she is ‘cross’ with Boris Johnson after he received a rapturous reception at the Tory party conference and called on her to ‘chuck’ her Chequers Brexit deal. The former Foreign Secretary’s highly anticipated speech drew perhaps the biggest audience in Birmingham. Calling Mrs May’s plan ‘dangerous and unstable’, he said: ‘Do not believe that we can somehow get it wrong now and fix it later – get out properly next year, or the year after.
Jeremy Hunt has come under fire after comparing the EU to the Soviet Union. In his speech at the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham, the foreign secretary accused the European Union of ‘punishing’ Britain for voting to leave, likening the approach to Soviet Union trying to stop its citizens leaving.