Like many tweets from the Department for International Trade, the one issued after the Brexit withdrawal agreement was published was both superficially accurate and highly misleading. “From April 2019 the UK will be able to negotiate, sign, and ratify new free trade agreements,” it said. This is indeed what the text of the agreement says, but it also says we will be in an implementation period until the end of December 2020, that this could be extended, and that thereafter we will be in a customs union with the EU until we work out the details of a permanent trade relationship.
It has been reported that the army has drawn up plans to put troops on the street in the case of a no-deal Brexit.
Theresa May praised husband Philip as her 'rock', revealing that he poured her a whisky following her Cabinet meeting and made beans on toast for tea the following day.
British Brexiteer politicians have lied to the public, a leading French politician, Bruno Le Maire, claims
A government minister has been forced to say sorry after making up a statistic showing public support for Theresa May’s draft Brexit agreement.
A Conservative councillor from Louth, named Daniel, said Mrs May should stand down as Prime Minister after failing to deliver on the Brexit referendum result.
Jacob Rees-Mogg has submitted a letter of no confidence in Theresa May, bringing the prospect of a Conservative leadership election within touching distance. If 48 letters are handed to Graham Brady, who chairs the 1922 Committee of backbenchers, Tory MPs will vote on whether Mrs May continues in her position.
Now Theresa May has sold the Brexit deal to her Cabinet what happens next as Britain inches towards the deadline day for it leaving the European Union?
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said Theresa May's Brexit deal had left the Government in "chaos" and can not be put to Parliament.
Theresa May has been hit by a wave of resignations to leave her administration on the brink of imploding and her plan to leave the EU in tatters.
Theresa May’s Brexit deal is like an outrage time machine. People are so upset by it that they’re holding protests outside Downing Street before they’ve even read it. But even if we haven’t seen the deal yet, we can still outline the likely shape of it.
The former Prime Minister has repeated his calls for a second referendum.
The shadow Brexit secretary says the UK can remain in the EU, as Spain's prime minister backs calls for a second referendum.
Brexit fantasies are going through a long public implosion, but Leavers at least won themselves a rare moment of schadenfreude last week. It turned out that the Remain movement’s latest hero, the woman who performed an impressive double eye-roll behind Nigel Farage on Channel 4, had in fact voted out. The woman in question, Harriet Ellis, explained to the i newspaper that she shared none of Farage’s racism or xenophobia.
Young people from the Northern Irish border city where I live, Newry, were once concerned purely with the consequences of a hard or no-deal Brexit. The fix to the Irish border question in negotiations is not in sight today and any deal is likely to be a fudge which just sustains the confusion. How long are young people in Northern Ireland supposed to accept this farce, where decisions on their future are delayed, delayed, and delayed again?
Jo Johnson's resignation as transport minister over Brexit earned praise from brother Boris Johnson, despite the pair being on opposite sides of the Brexit divide.