Britain and the European Union could reduce their differences over future trade ties by agreeing a compromise deal that would keep a chunk of British exports within the EU's customs union after Brexit, a British employers' group said.
Talks to restart Northern Ireland's power-sharing government broke down yet again on Wednesday, the province's main parties said, blaming each other, though Britain held out hope that a solution could still be reached.
If the City of London’s financial district became famous for being the UK’s cash cow, the country's tech sector has become similarly valuable. Digital and tech accounts for 14.5% of all UK service exports, some £30bn in 2016. It is also one of the most vulnerable to a ‘hard Brexit’.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will on Wednesday attempt to heal divisions between UK Europhiles and those backing his own pro-Brexit stance, kick-starting a series of high-profile speeches by Theresa May's ministers on leaving the EU.
One of the Erasmus student exchange programme's latest enrollee's is Miguel Castillo, an 80-year-old native of Valencia who will next week go to the Italian city of Verona as part of his university studies.
A recent vote in favour of reforming the EU's carbon market is a "strong signal" that energy-intensive businesses should accelerate decarbonisation processes, although the European Parliament's rapporteur on the reform has warned that Brexit will act as high-profile distraction. EURACTIV’s partner edie.net reports.
Whitehall is not a cheerful place right now. Brexit overshadows every department. The collective sense is that Michel Barnier’s team have consistently outmanoeuvred David Davis and Theresa May, who drift without a plan.
Cabinet Office minister David Lidington is expected to unveil new powers for the UK's devolved governments this week, in a bid to break the deadlock between them and Theresa May’s government over an alleged ‘power grab’ by London through its Brexit legislation.
The UK faces “unavoidable” checks at the Northern Irish border if it decides to leave the EU’s single market and customs union, the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator warned on Friday (9 February), after the latest round of talks on the UK's withdrawal from the bloc.
The wind of enthusiasm blown by the victory of President Emmanuel Macron last June has vanished. In a historic vote on Wednesday, the European Parliament rejected the innovative idea of transnational lists.
The European Union believes Britain will not be ready to make a full break from the bloc by the end of 2020 as Brexit transition plans foresee and several senior EU figures said they are bracing for a much longer goodbye.