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With little ado, a divided United Kingdom casts off into the Brexit unknown

With little ado, a divided United Kingdom casts off into the Brexit unknown

The United Kingdom left the European Union's orbit on Thursday, turning its back on a tempestuous 48-year liaison with the European project for an uncertain post-Brexit future ...

Brexit trade talks difficult as EU and UK still split on key issues

Brexit trade talks difficult as EU and UK still split on key issues

Britain and the European Union remained divided over competition and fishing on Wednesday as they tried to clinch a Brexit trade deal in time to avoid a turbulent split at the end of the year.

UK and EU extend Brexit talks after ditching deadline

UK and EU extend Brexit talks after ditching deadline

The European Union and Britain will return to the negotiating table on Monday after agreeing to abandon a supposed make-or-break deadline for a post-Brexit trade pact.

Britain's navy to protect fishing waters in case of no-deal Brexit

Britain's navy to protect fishing waters in case of no-deal Brexit

Four Royal Navy patrol ships will be ready on Jan. 1 to help protect Britain's fishing waters in the event the Brexit transition period ends without a deal on future ties with the European Union, the Ministry of Defence (MOD) said.

Shortages, jams and shutdowns: UK readies for Brexit 'no-deal' chaos

Shortages, jams and shutdowns: UK readies for Brexit 'no-deal' chaos

Food shortages, tailbacks and congested ports: as talks with Brussels remain unresolved three weeks before leaving the EU single market, the UK is preparing for a chaotic ‘no-deal’.

Brexit means UK can't impose tariffs in aircraft dispute, US says

Brexit means UK can't impose tariffs in aircraft dispute, US says

Washington warned London on Wednesday that its exit from the European Union means Britain cannot impose tariffs on the US in a dispute over aviation industry subsidies.

Brexit talks in crisis as decision day dawns

Brexit talks in crisis as decision day dawns

Post-Brexit trade talks between the EU and UK reached a decisive point Monday, with the outcome highly uncertain and the threat of a wrenching "no-deal" divorce mounting by the hour.

UK, EU leaders to hold call in bid for Brexit breakthrough

UK, EU leaders to hold call in bid for Brexit breakthrough

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and EU chief Ursula von der Leyen will hold talks Saturday to try to break the deadlock in post-Brexit trade deal negotiations, with time running short.

EU envoys hope for a Brexit trade deal in days, UK sees progress

EU envoys hope for a Brexit trade deal in days, UK sees progress

European Union diplomats said on Thursday they hoped a Brexit trade deal with Britain could be agreed by Friday or at the weekend, and EU officials said negotiators were likely to review progress in the next two days.

As Brexit goes down to the line, EU's Barnier to travel to London

As Brexit goes down to the line, EU's Barnier to travel to London

European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier will travel to London late on Friday in a last-ditch attempt to reach a Brexit trade deal as the two sides try to resolve significant differences over fishing and competition policy.

Merkel says no breakthrough in Brexit talks but remains "optimistic"

Merkel says no breakthrough in Brexit talks but remains "optimistic"

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday said she had no breakthrough to announce in EU talks with Britain but remained optimistic that sealing a deal on a new trade relationship after Brexit was still possible before the end of the year.

Irish PM not confident on prospects of EU/British trade deal

Irish PM not confident on prospects of EU/British trade deal

Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin said today that he was not confident that the European Union and Britain could strike a trade deal after London explicitly stated it would act outside international law by breaching their divorce treaty...