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Brexit: Theresa May to discuss end deal with ministers

December 17, 2017 11:18 pm1 comment
Brexit: Theresa May to discuss end deal with ministers

Theresa May is due to meet her “Brexit cabinet” – about a dozen of her most senior ministers – to discuss for the first time what the UK’s future relationship with the EU should be. The PM will later tell MPs the UK wants to sign trade deals during what […]

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Brexit: Theresa May says she 'will not be derailed'

December 16, 2017 11:47 pm0 comments
Brexit: Theresa May says she 'will not be derailed'

The prime minister has said the government is “proving the doubters wrong” with its Brexit negotiations. EU leaders have agreed talks can move on to the next stage in the new year, but Theresa May also suffered her first Commons defeat on Brexit this week. Writing in two Sunday papers, […]

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Brexit: EU leaders agree to move talks to next stage

December 15, 2017 12:43 pm0 comments
Brexit: EU leaders agree to move talks to next stage

Media playback is unsupported on your device EU leaders have agreed to move Brexit talks on to the second phase but called for “further clarity” from the UK about the future relationship it wants. The first issue to be discussed, early next year, will be the details of an expected […]

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Brexit: EU leaders set to move talks on to next stage

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Brexit: EU leaders set to move talks on to next stage

EU leaders are expected to formally agree to start the next phase of Brexit negotiations later. It means talks can move on to the long-term relationship between the UK and EU, days after Theresa May suffered her first defeat in the House of Commons. Mrs May was applauded by other […]

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Brexit: Theresa May heads to Brussels after EU vote loss

December 14, 2017 1:24 am0 comments
Brexit: Theresa May heads to Brussels after EU vote loss

Media playback is unsupported on your device Theresa May is due at a summit in Brussels, hours after Conservative rebels in the Commons defeated the government in a key Brexit vote. MPs backed an amendment giving them a legal guarantee of a vote on the final Brexit deal struck with […]

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Brexit bill: Government loses key vote after Tory rebellion

December 13, 2017 1:42 pm0 comments
Brexit bill: Government loses key vote after Tory rebellion

Media playback is unsupported on your device The government has been narrowly defeated in a key vote on its Brexit bill after a rebellion by 11 Tory MPs. In a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May, MPs voted to give Parliament a legal guarantee of a vote on the final […]

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Brexit: Michael Gove says UK voters can change final deal

December 9, 2017 3:46 am0 comments
Brexit: Michael Gove says UK voters can change final deal

Voters can use the next general election to have their say on a final Brexit deal, Michael Gove has said. The environment secretary praised Theresa May’s “tenacity and skill” in securing a last-minute deal to end phase one negotiations on Friday. But, writing in the Daily Telegraph, he said if […]

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Brexit: 'Breakthrough' deal paves way for future trade talks

December 8, 2017 4:12 am0 comments
Brexit: 'Breakthrough' deal paves way for future trade talks

Media playback is unsupported on your device PM Theresa May has struck a last-minute deal with the EU in a bid to move Brexit talks on to the next phase. There will be no “hard border” with Ireland; and EU citizens in the UK, and UK citizens in the EU, […]

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Irish border: New draft Brexit plan could break deadlock

December 7, 2017 4:32 pm0 comments
Irish border: New draft Brexit plan could break deadlock

Brexit negotiations are continuing into the night in a fresh push to reach agreement over the Irish border. The BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg has been told there are “serious ideas” on the table that the different parties are broadly content with. Additional wording has been added to reassure the DUP, whose […]

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Labour attacks 'embarrassing' Brexit talks

December 5, 2017 5:40 am0 comments
Labour attacks 'embarrassing' Brexit talks

Ministers say no part of the UK will be treated differently in the Brexit talks as Labour branded their approach an “embarrassment”. No agreement has been reached with the EU after a DUP backlash against proposals for the Irish border. Brexit Secretary David Davis told MPs the government was close […]

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