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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(...)

The long goodbye: European Council president Donald Tusk with British prime minister Theresa May, June 22nd. Photograph: AP

Talks on Brexit opened this week in Brussels, bringing swift recognition of how complex the Northern Ireland dimension of the negotiations will be. Ca(...)

Leo Varadkar puts his jacket on just before entering Number 10 Downing Street,  just like Hugh Grant would have done in ‘Love, Actually’. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Image of the week: Brexit, actually With temperatures soaring above 30 degrees in London, Leo Varadkar wasn’t feeling especially attached to his suit(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams walks past a portrait of former first minister Ian Paisley in Stormont.  The Northern Executive is still to resume after talks fell apart in January.  Photograph:  Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

The delay in reaching agreement on a resumption of the Northern Executive is contributing to complicating attempts to get Brexit talks on Border issue(...)

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