Boris Johnson insisted progress is being made in Brexit talks with Brussels and the chances of an agreement have risen – but the European Union said a no-deal outcome remained a “distinct possibility”.
Boris Johnson has spoken of “signs of progress” in Brexit discussions – but the EU’s chief negotiator said he is “not optimistic” about avoiding a no-deal departure.
Boris Johnson was facing legal challenges in London, Edinburgh and Belfast as the backlash to his decision to suspend Parliament for over a month in the run up Brexit continued unabated.
Boris Johnson has clashed with Brussels over his call for the European Union to drop its opposition to a new Brexit deal and return to the negotiating table.
Boris Johnson’s Brexit stance was criticised as “unacceptable” by Michel Barnier shortly after the Prime Minister called for the EU to rethink its opposition to a new deal.
Donald Tusk has said he is looking forward to discussing the EU’s cooperation “in detail” with Boris Johnson.
Brussels’ chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has said the European Union will be ready if Boris Johnson pursues a no-deal strategy.
Boris Johnson is putting together his Cabinet and preparing for government after a landslide victory in the Tory leadership contest.
The European Union has promised to work with Boris Johnson to achieve an “orderly” Brexit – but that would mean ratifying a Withdrawal Agreement the incoming prime minister has already declared dead.
Boris Johnson will become the UK’s next prime minister after securing a landslide victory in the Tory leadership contest.
Theresa May and her ministers “never” threatened during negotiations with the European Union to take the UK out without a deal, Michael Barnier has claimed.
Arlene Foster has accused the Prime Minister of trying to force people into backing her Brexit deal.
Each day, usually at 11am, the prime minister’s official spokesman or his deputy holds a briefing with political journalists in a tucked-away tower room in the Palace of Westminster.
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.