The Prime Minister's office has sought to play down suggestions that Theresa May’s government is preparing to re-open talks about the length of the transition period after the UK formally leaves the EU.
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.
David Davis will host the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier in London on Monday (5 February) just before the official talks on the UK's exit from the EU and their future trade relations are due to resume next week.
The European Union is willing to be flexible on the duration and other terms of a Brexit transition period, EU diplomats said as Britain prepares to detail its hopes for what happens after it leaves the bloc in March 2019.
British Prime Minister Theresa May gave her backing to a legislative compromise Wednesday (20 December) allowing Brexit to be delayed, avoiding another parliamentary defeat while promising that pushing back the departure date would only happen in "exceptional circumstances".
European Union nations except the United Kingdom began preparing on Wednesday (25 October) for a transition period in relations with London and for their future ties after Brexit, with meetings over the next month aimed at drawing up guidelines for EU leaders in December.
The EU27 must “save Britain from itself” by offering a “looser deal” that protects the European Union or else the future of Europe is at stake, an Irish industry leader told a EURACTIV forum in Westminster.
British Prime Minister Theresa May, weakened by a disastrous party conference last week, will give Parliament on Monday (9 October) a bullish prognosis for negotiations over the UK's exit from the European Union, but will stress that it is up …
European leaders braced on Friday (22 September) for a speech by British Prime Minister Theresa May that is expected to spell out key positions on Brexit after wrangling and tension in her own government.
Unless Brexit negotiators reach a transitional deal by September next year, both the UK and the EU face a "cliff edge" scenario with serious disruptions in air, railway and maritime traffic, industry sources have told EURACTIV.com.
The opposition Labour Party has said it would keep Britain in the European single market and customs union for a transitional period after Brexit, offering an alternative to the government line after months of uncertainty over Labour's position.
Brexit minister David Davis said on Wednesday (9 August) that the EU proposed that Britons living in the bloc after Brexit will only have the right to stay in the country where they are resident when Britain leaves.
Britain commissioned an independent study on Thursday (27 July) on the role European Union nationals play in the British economy, saying that Brexit would mean new immigration rules, but that there would be no sudden cut-off for workers or employers.
Demand to rent British commercial property levelled off for the first time in almost five years during the past three months, as online shopping hurt high-street retailers and Brexit and election worries unsettled other potential tenants.
EU member states are urged to put on a united front on the issue of relocating the London-based European Medicines Agency (EMA), rather than bicker publicly and give the UK government reason to believe the bloc cannot cooperate properly, diplomats have told EURACTIV.com.
Any country that wants to inherit the European Medicines Agency (EMA) from London has to be easily accessible. Candidates will also need to increase their national agency’s resources, as staff are expected to move to the EMA, according to Adrian van den Hoven.
The debate over where to relocate the London-based European Medicines Agency (EMA) after Brexit has divided the other 27 EU member states, despite calls for an urgent decision from the drugs industry and patient groups.
European Union leaders fear Prime Minister Theresa May's shock loss of her majority in the snap British election will delay Brexit talks due to start this month and raise the risk of negotiations failing.
Controls on EU immigration played a key role in the Brexit vote. However, the UK government now says that it wants to protect the free movement of researchers and talent, which are crucial for the life sciences sector. EURACTIV.com reports from Lyon.