Brexit

Labour Party's Sadiq Khan re-elected as London mayor

The Pakistani-origin former Labour member of Parliament was the first Muslim mayor of a European capital city when he was first elected in 2016.

May 10, 2021, 17:48 PM IST

US support key to post-Brexit stability, Ireland's Micheál Martin says before Biden summit

Earlier this month, Northern Irish loyalist paramilitary groups said they were temporarily withdrawing support for the 1998 peace agreement due to concerns over the Brexit deal. The groups expressed concern about disruption to trade between Great Britain and Northern Ireland due to the Brexit deal.

Mar 14, 2021, 23:55 PM IST

UK clinch narrow Brexit accord from European Union, week before deadline

Britain clinched a narrow Brexit trade deal just seven days before it exits one of the world`s biggest trading blocs the European Union.

Dec 25, 2020, 07:42 AM IST

EU and UK clinch narrow Brexit accord, British PM Boris Johnson says 'the deal is done'

Britain has clinched a narrow Brexit trade deal with the European Union.

Dec 24, 2020, 21:00 PM IST

UK and EU still apart on Brexit but PM doesn't want to walk yet: Minister

Britain and the EU agreed on Sunday to "go the extra mile" in coming days to try to reach an elusive trade agreement. 

Dec 14, 2020, 13:34 PM IST

No deal on Brexit trade 'very very likely', says British PM Boris Johnson

Britain quit the EU in January but remains an informal member until December 31.

Dec 12, 2020, 19:25 PM IST

UK tells EU: Back down by Sunday night or we'll walk

British PM Johnson and the EU chief executive gave themselves until the end of the weekend to seal a new trade pact.

Dec 10, 2020, 15:09 PM IST

Britain's threat of breaking Brexit treaty a 'negotiating tactic', says Ireland

"The problem linked to those pieces of legislation may find a way of disappearing if we can get the negotiation agreed on the substance," said Irish minister.

Dec 07, 2020, 00:46 AM IST

UK PM Boris Johnson's treaty-breaking Brexit laws defeated in parliament

UK PM Boris Johnson suffered heavy defeat in parliament`s upper chamber over proposed laws which would allow him to breach Britain`s EU exit treaty.

Nov 10, 2020, 14:15 PM IST

EU's Michel Barnier still hopes trade deal with Britain possible: Sources

The European Union`s Brexit negotiator told the bloc`s 27 national envoys to Brussels that he still hoped a trade deal with Britain was possible, stressing that the coming days would be decisive, three diplomatic sources told Reuters.

Sep 17, 2020, 15:17 PM IST

UK sees 'a way through' parliamentary maze for Brexit treaty breach bill

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson`s government sees a `way through` the parliamentary maze for his bill that would break the Brexit divorce treaty as it talks with rebels in the Conservative Party, a minister said on Wednesday.

Sep 16, 2020, 13:56 PM IST

Former UK PM Cameron says he has misgivings about Brexit move

Former British prime minister David Cameron joined other ex-leaders of the country to express concern at Boris Johnson`s plan to break international law by overriding parts of the Brexit divorce treaty with the European Union.

Sep 14, 2020, 14:03 PM IST

Emergency Brexit talks as EU explores UK plan to break divorce treaty

Britain and the European Union will hold emergency talks on Thursday over Prime Minister Boris Johnson`s plan to undercut parts of the Brexit divorce treaty, a step Brussels has warned could scupper any chance of a trade deal.

Sep 10, 2020, 14:17 PM IST

UK warns EU on Brexit, says we won't blink first

Britain will not blink first in Brexit trade negotiations with the European Union and is not scared of a no-deal exit, the country`s top Brexit negotiator warned the bloc on Sunday.

Sep 06, 2020, 12:48 PM IST

France accuses United Kingdom of stalling in post-Brexit trade talks

Britain left the EU on January 31 but both sides hoped that a chaotic Brexit could be avoided during 11 months of negotiations.

Aug 31, 2020, 18:52 PM IST

Brexit done: UK leaves EU as Boris Johnson hails new dawn

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hailed the historic moment as the dawn of a new era for the UK in his address to the nation just before Brexit.

Feb 01, 2020, 06:11 AM IST

Brexit: What changes and what stays the same when Britain officially leaves EU

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he is confident of clinching a new trade agreement with the EU during a transition period that begins on Saturday and runs until the end of 2020.

Jan 31, 2020, 20:11 PM IST

British PM Boris Johnson wins vote on Brexit deal in time for Christmas

Prime Minister Boris Johnson won approval for his Brexit deal in parliament on Friday, the first step towards fulfilling his election pledge to deliver Britain`s departure from the European Union by Jan. 31 after his landslide victory.

Dec 20, 2019, 20:27 PM IST

PM Johnson promises to wrap up Brexit for Christmas, parliament to vote on Friday

The British parliament will vote on Boris Johnson`s Brexit deal on Friday, a move the prime minister described as delivering on his promise to "get the Brexit vote wrapped up for Christmas" following his landslide election victory.

Dec 20, 2019, 13:40 PM IST

Brexit law to return to parliament before Christmas: Deputy Finance Minister Sunak

Prime Minister Boris Johnson intends to bring back Brexit legislation to parliament before Christmas, deputy finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Sunday.

Dec 15, 2019, 18:07 PM IST