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Trucker, fisherman, scientist… the voices of Brexit

Britain left the EU on January 31, 2020, but ties between the bloc and its former member remained unchanged during a so-called transition period while both sides tried to work out a new trading relationship. With that standstill period coming to an end on December 31, the…
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Fisheries dispute threatens to sink post-Brexit trade deal

Negotiations for a post-Brexit trade deal were deadlocked and threatened by failure on Sunday, as both sides dug in their heels over access to the UK’s rich fishing waters. The European Parliament had fixed Sunday as the last moment it could accept a text of any…
EconomyPolitics

British MPs warn country not ready for Brexit

Britain has not yet installed all the complex IT systems and port infrastructure needed to ensure Brexit runs smoothly, a group of British MPs warned in a report released Saturday The Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union, a cross-party group of…
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UK and EU extend Brexit talks after ditching deadline

The European Union and Britain will return to the negotiating table on Monday after agreeing to abandon a supposed make-or-break deadline for a post-Brexit trade pact. EU chief Ursula von der Leyen and Prime Minister Boris Johnson had said last week they would decide…
Politics

EU chief urges members to stay united in Brexit talks

EU chief Charles Michel urged members to remain united behind Brussels’ negotiators in post-Brexit trade talks Friday, after France threatened to veto any deal that gives ground to London. Michel congratulated EU negotiator Michel Barnier on keeping member states…
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Trump praises Brexit leader Farage as 'king of Europe'

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday greeted Britain’s Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage at one of his final reelection rallies, bestowing on him the title “king of Europe.” Farage was with a group of Republican politicians attending Trump’s…
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EU prepares for Brexit without agreement and London in court

Internal market law, which has to pass through the Lords, is yet another factor of division between Brussels and the Boris Johnson government, when the days are counted in order to reach an agreement on the future relationship. The infringement procedure initiated on…
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Boris Johnson wants Brexit deal by October 15

British government plans to introduce legislation amending key points of text As the United Kingdom and the European Union resume brexit negotiations, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday (6) that if a deal is not reached by October 15, both sides should…