British Prime Minister Theresa May narrowly won the support of her cabinet for a draft divorce deal with the EU on Wednesday night (14 November), making yet another unexpected breakthrough in the Brexit negotiations.
The UK government is paralysed by Brexit as it reaches decision time over whether to agree a messy compromise or crash out with no deal. In the meantime, support for a second referendum is growing, writes Sandra Khadhouri.
Although the EU-UK talks collapsed on Sunday (14 October), Prime Minister Theresa May will probably find out that brokering a final withdrawal deal with the bloc will actually be easier than successfully piloting it through the UK Parliament.
Theresa May warned her warring Conservative party on Wednesday (3 October) that Brexit may never come to fruition if they do not back her Chequers plan, as she spoke at the party's annual conference in Birmingham.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May and her ministers have agreed to focus Britain's post-Brexit migration system on high-skilled migrants and will not offer preference to European Union workers, newspapers said.
During his State of the Union speech in Strasbourg on Wednesday (12 September), Jean-Claude Juncker struck a largely emollient tone on the subject of Brexit talks which he said were being “masterfully handled by my friend Michel Barnier”.
Former foreign secretary and Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson penned a renewed attack on Britain's government Monday, writing in the Daily Telegraph that the UK has "gone into battle with the white flag fluttering over our leading tank."
A deal on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union is "within reach" and will hopefully be announced by the European Council summit on 18 October, UK Brexit secretary Dominic Raab said on Friday (31 August).