Joachim Lang

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 Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier: “We are negotiating on behalf of the entire EU. There must be a proper balance of rights and obligations.” Photograph: Olivier Matthys

Tensions have risen as British and European Union negotiators meet over video conference, with less than two weeks of talks remaining before London is(...)

Might a compromise on corporate tax be the price of the backstop? Photograph:   Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

The European Union’s support for Ireland and the backstop in the Brexit negotiations has been unwavering, contrary to initial forecasts that the other(...)

Joachim Lang, director general of the Federation of German Industries (BDI): we reject any sort of expiry date attached to the backstop

German business stands unwaveringly behind the backstop and will not support “any sort of expiry date” attached to it, the country’s top business lea(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May. Photograph: Dai Kurokawa/EPA

German business leaders have raised the alarm over the state of Brexit negotiations and are urging the UK government to soften its position ahead of m(...)