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Britain’s top Brexit official, David Davis, in Vienna this week: some Europeans, he said, “fear Brexit could lead to an Anglo-Saxon race to the bottom with Britain plunged into a Mad Max-style world borrowed from dystopian fiction”.

UK Brexit secretary David Davis this week ruled out a “Mad Max-style” dystopia in Britain after it leaves the EU, dashing hopes Theresa May, Boris Joh(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May, whose Brexit “war cabinet” agreed a fragile compromise on a “Canada plus plus plus” model for Britain’s future EU relationship after eight hours of talks at her country retreat, Chequers, on Thursday. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Theresa May’s Brexit inner cabinet broke up last night after eight hours of talks, amid signs that the factions in her top team have stitched together(...)

 Don Reddin, owner of Reddin’s Coach Hire in Muff, Co Donegal. The  Border, runs through his bus yard. Photograph: Freya McClements

Donegal businessman Don Reddin is worried about Brexit. So much so he has spent £200,000 on a back door into Northern Ireland. He owns Reddin’s Coach (...)

So where, when the dust has settled, will the UK end up? It will become Canada. It will have a trade relationship with the EU similar to Canada’s. It (...)

British secretary of state for exiting the European Union David Davis was speaking in Vienna on Tuesday. Photograph:  Heinz-Peter Bader/EPA

David Davis’s speech in Vienna on Tuesday was an extraordinary hymn to supranational regulation from a veteran Eurosceptic who is in the vanguard lea(...)

UK Brexit secretary David Davis: “We are a leading proponent of the rules based international system,” he told an audience in Vienna. Photograph:  Roland Schlager/EPA

Brexit secretary David Davis has called for state aid rules to continue to apply in both Britain and the European Union to ensure fair competition af(...)

Brexit Secretary David Davis leaves Number 10 Downing Street on February 8th. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Even by the standards of party conference season, it was an impressive show of stamina. An afternoon that began for David Davis in the bar of Manchest(...)

Britain will on Tuesday seek to reassure the EU that it will not lower regulatory standards after Brexit, promising to lead “a race to the top” in glo(...)

A sign, erected by Border Communities Against Brexit, outside Newry, Co Down. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

One senior EU official is very pessimistic. The impasse over legally copperfastening the UK’s no-hard-Border commitment could shortly, single-handedly(...)

British foreign secretary Boris Johnson, speaking in London on  Wednesday, said of  Remainers  that “we must also reach out to those who still have anxieties”. Photograph:   Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

UK citizens after Brexit should have the freedom to retire to Spain, work abroad, go on “cheapo flights to stag dos” and fall in love with foreigners (...)

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