Irish premier Leo Varadkar will travel to Brussels today to meet with EU leaders to intensify plans for a no-deal Brexit.
The EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier has dealt a significant blow to Theresa May’s hopes of agreement on her Plan B Brexit deal by ruling out a time-limit on the Irish backstop.
Ireland’s deputy premier has said that the European Union would be “willing to accommodate” the UK if it changed its red lines on Brexit.
European Union nations are spending millions, hiring thousands of workers and issuing emergency decrees to cope with the increasingly likely possibility that Britain will leave the bloc on March 29 without a plan.
Scottish Secretary David Mundell has pledged the UK will leave the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) in 2020 no matter what and promised to fight any effort by the EU to grab greater fishing rights.
Theresa May is today braced for a showdown with senior ministers over her Brexit divorce deal after negotiators secured a major breakthrough last night.
SNP Westminster Leader Ian Blackford has accused the prime minister of “sheer irresponsibility”, warning any move by the UK Government to leave the EU without a deal would be “madness”.
UK ministers will have “difficulty” balancing vital protections for Scotch whisky and Stornoway black pudding with securing new trade deal with the US, it has been claimed.
A failure to agree on the future of special protections for famous goods such as Scotch whisky and Stornoway black pudding could be holding up the UK’s Brexit deal.
Theresa May has promised EU citizens she will make it “as easy as possible” for them to obtain settled status in the UK after Brexit.
It will not be possible for Britain to enjoy all the benefits of the single market or frictionless trade with its former EU partners after Brexit, the European Commission’s chief negotiator has warned.
The war of words over Brexit intensified last night as Theresa May accused European politicians and officials of issuing "deliberately timed" threats to influence the general election result.