Canada-UK free trade: A post-Brexit opportunity
Needs to complete a deal with the EU first and foremost, but a deal with Canada should be its second priority.
UK and EU clash over trade with 11 months to make a deal
The European Union insists there can be no trade deal if Britain undercuts bloc regulations.
Canada not rushing to post-Brexit deal with UK, business urges calm
Britain still bound by the continent’s sweeping free trade deal with Canada on goods and services.
Britain to seek Canada-style free trade deal with EU
But European officials warn Canada achieved largely tariff-free trade status by bringing many of its rules into line with EU regulations.
EU trade deal with Britain, no unfettered state aid: Chief Brexit official
State aid rules in any future trade deal would be more stringent than with nations like Canada or Japan because of the physical proximity of the EU.
EU chief warns UK must compromise to get Brexit trade deal
Von der Leyen said Johnson’s end-of-2020 deadline for negotiations makes it “basically impossible” to strike a comprehensive new agreement in time.
UK lawmakers OK Johnson’s Brexit bill, pave way to exit EU
Also has to be approved by Parliament’s upper chamber.
UK’s Johnson seeks to rule out Brexit trade pact delay
Johnson’s Conservatives won an 80-strong majority in Parliament in last week’s general election.
Brexit Party rejects tactical voting pact with Conservatives
Farage said the party has to contest the seats to keep pressure on Johnson.
China’s Jingye comes to the rescue of British Steel
Rescue deal potentially protects some 4,000 jobs and safeguards a strategic asset as Britain prepares to leave the EU.
Bank of England keeps rates on hold ahead of UK election
The central bank appears to be waiting for more clarity over Britain’s departure from the European Union.
Boris says he’ll pull Brexit bill if lawmakers force delay
Warns against months of delay, will call a vote on holding a snap general election.
British prime minister tries again for vote on EU divorce deal
Johnson has been forced to ask the EU for a three-month delay to Britain’s departure date.
UK, EU reach tentative Brexit deal; still needs ratification
PM Boris Johnson needs all the support he can get to push any Brexit deal past the deeply divided Parliament.
UK labour market weakening amid Brexit uncertainty
The number of people in work dropped by 56,000 in the three months to August from the previous three-month period.