Brexit

EU opens next Brexit phase but warns `difficult` talks ahead

EU opens next Brexit phase but warns `difficult` talks ahead

European Union leaders agreed Friday to open crucial talks on a future relationship with Britain once it leaves the bloc.

Dec 15, 2017, 23:57 PM IST
May 'disappointed' by UK vote but 'on course to deliver Brexit'

May 'disappointed' by UK vote but 'on course to deliver Brexit'

"I'm disappointed with the amendment but actually the EU Withdrawal bill is making good progress through the House of Commons and we're on course to deliver on Brexit," May said.

Dec 14, 2017, 21:02 PM IST
Brexit 'no deal' is massively less probable after EU agreement: Minister

Brexit 'no deal' is massively less probable after EU agreement: Minister

"I think no deal has become massively less probable after the decisions of last Friday," Davis told parliament.

Dec 14, 2017, 15:48 PM IST
EU President Donald Tusk to make statement Friday on Brexit

EU President Donald Tusk to make statement Friday on Brexit

EU President Donald Tusk will make a statement Friday on Brexit, the EU council said, as Britain and the bloc hope to agree terms to their divorce.

Dec 08, 2017, 00:08 AM IST
EU sets Sunday deadline for British PM after 'no white smoke' on Brexit

EU sets Sunday deadline for British PM after 'no white smoke' on Brexit

The European Commission said on Thursday that there was still "no white smoke" on a Brexit deal and set a limit of Sunday for British Prime Minister Theresa May to return to Brussels with an acceptable deal.

Dec 07, 2017, 18:39 PM IST
UK, Irish split on border as key Brexit deadline nears

UK, Irish split on border as key Brexit deadline nears

Britain will decide on the Irish border issue only once talks about its post-Brexit arrangements with the European Union are underway, trade minister Liam Fox reiterated today.

Nov 27, 2017, 07:42 AM IST
45 Twitter accounts, spreading propaganda on Brexit and Trump, suspended

45 Twitter accounts, spreading propaganda on Brexit and Trump, suspended

The handles were spreading propaganda related to Brexit, US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Nov 25, 2017, 10:34 AM IST
Britain hikes Brexit pot, slashes growth forecasts

Britain hikes Brexit pot, slashes growth forecasts

Hammond said the government would make progress on achieving agreement on implementing Brexit "a top priority in the weeks ahead".

Nov 22, 2017, 19:49 PM IST

Europe will not pause during German crisis: European Union

The EU will push ahead with plans for post-Brexit reforms of the euro later this month despite the collapse of German Chancellor Angela Merkel`s coalition talks, the European Commission said Tuesday.

Nov 21, 2017, 17:28 PM IST

Amsterdam wins battle to host EU medicines agency after Brexit

Amsterdam on Monday won a fierce fight to host the European Medicines Agency after it leaves London, securing one of the most prized spoils of Britain`s decision to leave the EU.

Nov 21, 2017, 00:48 AM IST
EU takes step towards closer defence cooperation

EU takes step towards closer defence cooperation

The EU will move towards closer defence ties today with more than 20 states signing a landmark pact that aims to boost cooperation after Brexit and counteract Russian pressure.

Nov 13, 2017, 08:29 AM IST
Indian-origin Priti Patel resigns as UK minister over unauthorised secret meetings with Israel

Indian-origin Priti Patel resigns as UK minister over unauthorised secret meetings with Israel

Britain's senior-most Indian-origin minister Priti Patel has resigned from her Cabinet post over her unauthorised secret meetings with Israeli politicians while on a holiday in the Jewish country.

Nov 09, 2017, 17:55 PM IST
EU leaders back Theresa May with move on Brexit talks

EU leaders back Theresa May with move on Brexit talks

EU President Donald Tusk said reports the talks were in deadlock were "exaggerated", hailing a speech May made in Florence, Italy, last month for breaking the impasse.

Oct 20, 2017, 23:37 PM IST
Brexit: 1.2 mn job losses if UK leaves without a deal, says Belgium minister

Brexit: 1.2 mn job losses if UK leaves without a deal, says Belgium minister

The European Union could lose 1.2 million jobs if Britain leaves the bloc without a deal, Belgium`s economy minister said Friday, warning that his own country would suffer a "catastrophic" impact.

Oct 20, 2017, 18:32 PM IST
EU braces for Brexit talks collapse as May falters

EU braces for Brexit talks collapse as May falters

Prime Minister Theresa May`s EU counterparts still see the "no-deal scenario" she threatened them with as most unlikely, as they think it would hurt Britain much more than the continent.

Oct 09, 2017, 14:11 PM IST

Theresa May's party suspends two EU lawmakers over Brexit vote

Britain`s ruling Conservatives barred two of their own lawmakers in the European Parliament after they broke the party whip and voted for a motion demanding London do more to meet EU demands in Brexit talks.

Oct 08, 2017, 16:42 PM IST

British PM Theresa May fights back after plot to oust her

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday said she enjoyed the "full support" of her cabinet after a former Conservative Party chairman admitted he was behind a plot by around 30 MPs to urge her to resign.

Oct 06, 2017, 20:50 PM IST

Monarch collapse triggers UK repatriation of 110,000 flyers

In total, about 410,000 customers are affected by Monarch going into administration, including 300,000 with future bookings

Oct 02, 2017, 15:51 PM IST

As Brexit pressures mount, UK PM rallies her party

Under pressure over Brexit and her own leadership, British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to regain the initiative on Sunday by unveiling new policies to woo young voters at her Conservative party`s annual conference.

Oct 01, 2017, 23:24 PM IST
UK working on plan for disorderly Brexit: PM Theresa May

UK working on plan for disorderly Brexit: PM Theresa May

British government departments are working on a plan for what to do if Brexit talks with the European Union collapse with no deal, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday.

Oct 01, 2017, 15:23 PM IST