EU chief says UK can’t change Brexit withdrawal agreement
Says chances for a future trade deal are slipping away; plans to renege on parts of the withdrawal agreement dims those hopes further.
EU-UK trade talks kick off amid threats and deadlines
Must be concluded by the end of this year, or Prime Minister Johnson threatens to walk.
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 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.
Brexit Party rejects tactical voting pact with Conservatives
Farage said the party has to contest the seats to keep pressure on Johnson.
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 says chances of Brexit deal slim; EU chides ‘blame game’
Boris Johnson’s office blamed EU intransigence for a breakdown in negotiations.
UK PM Johnson faces backlash over confrontational tone
Characterized an opposition law ordering a Brexit delay as a “surrender act.”
UK Supreme Court rules suspension of Parliament was illegal
Court found Johnson acted to limit debate on Brexit in violation of Parliament’s constitutional role.
Johnson’s Brexit plans in crisis after third defeat in two days
Parliament turned down a motion triggering a vote, Boris indicated he would try again.
Brexit turmoil continues as lawmakers defy UK’s Johnson
House of Commons is confronting Johnson over his insistence that the UK leave the EU on Oct. 31.
UK Parliament takes on pivotal day on Brexit as PM makes threats
Key piece of legislation would prevent an immediate no-deal exit, Boris threatens expulsions, election.
Brexit escalation raises alarm for ailing European economy
Economists describe a nightmarish setting for companies.
Opposition developing to Boris Johnson’s Parliament dodge
Manoeuvre gives political opponents even less time to prevent a chaotic no-deal Brexit by Oct. 31.