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Prime minister Theresa May with Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau at a ceremony in Ottawa. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Theresa May has attempted to reassert her authority over Brexit, insisting that her government is united and distancing herself from Boris Johnson’s (...)

Britain’s Brexit secretary, David Davis (left), and the European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier. Photograph: François Lenoir/Reuters

Brexit negotiations between the European Commission and the UK got under way in Brussels on Monday evening, with the two sides scheduled to discuss th(...)

EU officials are saying privately that the British government has yet to engage seriously on the detail of the separation agreement. Photograph: Getty Images

The latest round of Brexit negotiations between the UK and the EU begins on Monday, with officials from the two sides due to discuss the implications (...)

EU officials have warned the Irish Government that the British may seek to use the Border issue to open talks on the future trading relationship between the EU and the UK.

British proposals to ensure an invisible Border after Brexit will not be discussed next week when the latest round of negotiations between the EU and (...)

An official carries a Union Jack flag ahead of a news conference in Brussels by Britain’s Brexit secretary  David Davis and EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier. Photograph:  Reuters/Francois Lenoir

“Come back to me when you have been briefed by perfidious Albion,” an Irish official suggested to me. He would put me right. I should note that in t(...)

 British Brexit  minister  David Davis: The UK is understood to have demanded a far more detailed breakdown of the EU’s methodology for calculating its financial liabilities, widely estimated at some €65 billion. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

The European Union and Britain are moving in the “same direction” in Brexit talks on Ireland and sources believe the “substantial progress” required (...)

  British secretary of state for exiting the European Union David Davis  and    European chief Brexit negotiator  Michel Barnier. Photograph: Stephanie LeCocq/EPA

Divisions over the UK’s Brexit divorce bill were laid bare on Tuesday as British negotiators pushed back against a mooted €75 billion (£66 billion) Br(...)

EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier hopes the “political analysis” next week will make progress  on defining the elements of the Common Travel Area. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has called on the UK to get its act together and to set out its detailed position on issues ahead of(...)

United Kingdom secretary of state for exiting the European Union David Davis is welcomed by Michel Barnier, the European chief negotiator of the Task Force for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq

Some 500 days from now it is supposed to be all over. Deal or no deal, the UK will leave the EU on March 29th, 2019. But, although likely to be a bu(...)

European Union chief negotiator for Brexit Michel Barnier said there was no more time to waste before starting the Brexit talks. Photograph: Reuters

Brussels negotiator says Britain at risk of crashing out with no deal on EU ties Britain risks crashing out of the EU in March 2019 without a deal on(...)

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