EU leaders should delay Brexit after Prime Minister Boris Johnson paused legislation on his deal following a parliamentary defeat, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday (22 October), as Britain spins towards a possible election to break the impasse.
Talks on a new Brexit deal have entered a potentially decisive last phase, as officials from the EU and the UK appear to be closing in on a last-ditch agreement that could avert the UK's messy cliff-edge exit on 31 October.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday (10 September) he would not request an extension to Brexit, hours after a law came into force demanding that he delay Britain's departure from the European Union until 2020 unless he can strike a divorce deal.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Wednesday (31 July) meet leaders in Northern Ireland, the key battleground in Britain's fight to leave the European Union and the focus of increasingly tense rhetoric on both sides of the Irish Sea.
Ireland's parliament voted on Thursday (11 July) to press the government to lead opposition inside the European Union to a draft trade deal that Brussels has struck with the Mercosur bloc of South American countries.
US President Donald Trump voiced confidence Wednesday (5 June) that Ireland's post-Brexit "wall" situation with its UK neighbour will work out fine, earning a quick retort from the Irish premier who noted that a wall is the last thing his country wants.
The leaders of France and Ireland asked European Commission boss Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday (28 May) to back their request for over half a billion euros in energy project funding, which would be earmarked to 'Brexit-proof' Ireland's power needs.
Support for Ireland's Green Party surged in European and local elections, an exit poll showed on Saturday (25 May), putting it in line to take its first seats in the European Parliament for 20 years and make the biggest gains in county and city councils.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she hopes crisis cross party talks in London aimed at breaking the domestic deadlock over Britain’s exit from the European Union can produce a common position by the time EU leaders meet next week. British...
The British government and the main opposition were to hold further crisis talks on Thursday (4 April) after MPs voted in favour of a Brexit delay that would avoid Britain crashing out of the EU on 12 April.
British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to reveal Monday (11 March) what changes, if any, she has secured to her EU divorce deal, on the eve of a crucial vote in parliament less than three weeks before Brexit day....
Prime Minister Theresa May will call on the European Union on Thursday (7 February) to work with her to change a divorce deal and help her win the support of a divided parliament to smooth Britain's departure from the bloc.
Brexiteers with no plan of how to deliver on their exit plans deserve a "special place in hell", EU Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday (6 February), sparking a new war of words with UK politicians bent on leaving the bloc this March.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will visit Germany's Angela Merkel Tuesday (11 December) as she works to salvage her Brexit deal, the day after delaying a parliamentary vote on it to avoid a crushing defeat.
The European Court of Justice ruled on Monday (10 December) that the UK can unilaterally halt the Brexit process as Theresa May moved towards delaying a crunch vote on her EU Withdrawal Agreement in the UK parliament.
European Council President Donald Tusk sharply criticised what he called "emotional" and "insulting" statements about the EU by British ministers and urged London on Thursday 94 October) to accept an offer of very close post-Brexit ties.