The leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, will clarify the party’s position on Brexit today (26 February) in a move that could lead to a major parliamentary defeat for Prime Minister Theresa May.
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.
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said he was "surprised and disappointed" on Monday (4 December) after Britain failed to agree to a draft deal with EU leaders on the status of the Irish border after Brexit.
Britain could stay in a customs union with the European Union after leaving the bloc if Labour win power, the main opposition party said on Monday (25 September), putting pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May’s divided government over Brexit.
Britain will not rule out the possibility of the European Union retaining oversight of customs controls at UK borders after it leaves the bloc, as the country seeks ways to keep unhindered access to EU markets following Brexit.
Sharing a border of 1,600 km (1,000 miles), with close to 80 crossings, Norway and Sweden face some of the challenges that Ireland and Northern Ireland may experience when the United Kingdom leaves the European Union.
The EU's chief Brexit negotiator warned the United Kingdom on Thursday (6 July) that ending talks without a comprehensive agreement would only worsen the already complex situation, contrary to London's oft-repeated stance of 'no deal is better than a bad deal'.
Both sides negotiating the UK's withdrawal from the EU are underestimating the serious long-term effects, a senior figure from German industry has warned at a special event on Brexit held by EURACTIV.com.
British Prime Minister Theresa May failed to strike a government deal in an initial round of talks with Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative DUP party on Tuesday (13 June), leaving the EU's Brexit negotiator wondering when divorce talks would begin.
Britain may have to leave the European Union's customs union when it quits the EU but it can maintain free trade with the bloc, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was quoted as saying yesterday (15 November).
Armenian authorities threatened Sunday (28 June) to forcefully break up a protest against rising electricity prices and police brutality after the president announced concessions in a bid to calm tensions.
Fearing that Russia could retaliate against Ukraine following the entry into force of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA) later this year, the European Commission is now pushing Ukraine to agree to a trilateral trade format, including Russia.
Almost 40% of goods traded within the European Union are transported by sea, a cleaner alternative to road transport. Despite efforts from Brussels to promote maritime transport, the sector's market share within the EU has not grown in the last 15 years. EURACTIV France reports.
Moldova's three main pro-Europe parties appeared on course to be able to form a new coalition government, with most of the vote from an election yesterday (30 November) counted, despite the pro-Moscow Socialist Party taking first place, analysts said today.
As Russia, the USA, Ukraine and the EU are expected to hold talks next Thursday in Geneva to try to negotiate an end to the Ukraine crisis, a Brussels think tank published today (10 April) advice on how this “exceptionally important opportunity” should be used.
A high-ranking European Union diplomat regretted that no EU officials were invited to a London meeting today (14 March) between US State Secretary John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, described as a last-chance opportunity before Russia annexes the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea.
Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has accused the European Union of trying to impose a free trade agreement on Ukraine that will likely ruin its economy. Speaking in Brussels yesterday (16 December), he advocated instead a “unified economic and humanitarian space from Lisbon to Vladivostok” to be established between the EU and the Russian-led Eurasian Union.