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The PM has been attempting to quell disquiet on several fronts, says the Guardian's Jessica Elgot, with backbench Conservative MPs rebelling over the government's latest Brexit plans, Covid-19... restrictions and a series of damaging U-turns When the cabinet minister Brandon Lewis was asked in the House of Commons whether a new bill designed to regulate trade within the UK after Brexit would break international law, he confirmed it would in a 'limited and specific way'. The comments ignited a firestorm within his party as backbenchers and grandees tore into the government for threatening to damage the UK's reputation for respecting the rule of law. As the Guardian's deputy political editor, Jessica Elgot, tells Anushka Asthana, it is not the only source of disquiet within the party. Some MPs...
The government says a beta version will be ready when the new arrangements begin on 1 January.
The UK rejects the EU's demand to scrap plans to alter the withdrawal treaty, but talks will continue.
The government publishes a bill which overwrites key parts of the Withdrawal Agreement with the EU.
Prime Minister talks tough ahead of a crucial round of talks with the EU.
Britain will leave the transition arrangement in December "come what may", says David Frost.
Logistics industry groups warn supply chains could be "severely disrupted" if issues aren't addressed.
The latest round of talks, the first held in person since Covid-19 struck, broke up a day early.
London maintains it does not need more time to secure a post-Brexit trade deal with EU despite deadlock in the talks.
Trade negotiators from UK and EU begin four-day video conference to forge deal on future relations.
For the past few months UK and EU negotiators have been locked in talks trying to thrash out a trade deal before 1 January. But after the chief negotiators, Michel Barnier and David Frost, exchanged... testy letters last week, the talks risk reaching a stalemate. Is the UK headed for a no-deal Brexit? The European Union and the British government are due to resume talks next week, the final round scheduled before a "high-level conference" in June to assess progress before the end-of-year deadline. After the chief negotiators, Michel Barnier and David Frost, exchanged testy letters last week, a senior EU official said there was a risk of stalemate if the EU did not see progress on its vital interests, including how to ensure fair competition, or a level playing field, between British and EU...
In October last year, 22,000 civil servants were working on Brexit, the public spending watchdog said.
The penny is dropping - change is on its way for Brexit-voting 'Brits abroad'.
Time is tight to iron out future relationship before transition period ends on 31 December Boris Johnson's chief negotiator, David Frost, and his EU counterpart, Michel Barnier, will convene the first... formal meeting for the negotiation of the future relationship between the UK and the EU on Monday afternoon. Negotiations start in Brussels but will alternate between the Belgian capital and London, with a deadline of 31 December 2020 bearing down on the two sides. Here are the key issues of contention, and the chances of them blowing the talks up in the months to follow:
The United Kingdom left the European Union on January 31. The world has since been mercifully quiet on the matter, and you'd be forgiven for assuming Brexit was over.
Ministers from the EU will meet in Brussels later to finalise their red lines for talks with the UK.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the EU's chief Brexit negotiator delivered clashing speeches on Monday. A rough ride could be ahead when both parties sit down later this year to thrash out... their future relationship.
The PM will say there is "no need" for Britain to follow Brussels-made rules to secure the new pact.
Boris Johnson is to say he would accept border checks if the EU does not agree to a free-trade deal.
Brexit supporters celebrated the U.K.'s historic departure from the EU after it was formalized on Friday after nearly four tense years of back-and-forth. The country's first order of business will... include negotiations over trade and security as it will no longer abide by the trading bloc's rules. Roxana Saberi is in London where protesters and supporters are letting their emotions out on full display.
The US's treasury secretary says he is "optimistic" a deal can be reached with the UK this year.
Sajid Javid warns businesses UK and EU regulations will differ after Brexit, saying firms must "adjust".
Presentation slides published online give an insight into how the future relationship might pan out.
MPs vote by 358 to 234 to back Boris Johnson's Brexit bill to leave EU on 31 January.