UK trade minister says EU 'irresponsible' to refuse to reopen Brexit deal.
It would be irresponsible for the European Union to refuse to reopen negotiations over Britain's exit deal, British trade minister Liam Fox said in an interview aired on Sunday. British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she is seeking changes to the Withdrawal Agreement she agreed with Brussels
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UK trade minister Fox says EU 'irresponsible' to refuse to reopen Brexit dealIt would be irresponsible for the European Union to refuse to reopen negotiations over Britain's exit deal, British trade minister Liam Fox said ...
British lawmakers instruct May to change Brexit deal; EU says 'No'British lawmakers on Tuesday instructed Prime Minister Theresa May to reopen a Brexit treaty with the European Union to replace a controversial Irish border arrangement - and promptly received a flat rejection from Brussels. Two weeks after overwhelmingly rejecting May's Brexit deal, parliament
UK Brexit minister to work with compromise Brexit plan ConservativesLONDON (REUTERS) - Britain's Brexit minister Stephen Barclay will hold a meeting of a new working group of Conservative lawmakers on Monday (Feb 4) seeking to find an alternative plan to avoid a post-Brexit border in Ireland, Prime Minister Theresa May's office said.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
EU ready to push Britain near point of no-return on Brexit, diplomats sayBRUSSELS/LONDON (BLOOMBERG, AFP) - The European Union is prepared to take Brexit down to a last-minute, high-stakes summit rather than cave in to British Prime Minister Theresa May’s demands over the next few weeks, diplomats said. . Read more at straitstimes.com.
Nissan cancels plans to make next X-Trail SUV in UK amid Brexit tumultLONDON • Carmaker Nissan has scrapped plans to build its new X-Trail SUV in Britain, saying it had taken the decision to consolidate production in Japan and warning two months before Brexit that uncertainty was making it harder to plan for the future.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
UK factories stockpile at record pace as Brexit jitters intensifyLONDON (BLOOMBERG) - UK manufacturers are building up stocks at the fastest pace on record as concerns about Brexit intensify.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
EU parliamentarians to back visa-free travel for Britons after BrexitBRUSSELS (REUTERS) - A European Parliament committee is expected to propose on Tuesday (Jan 29) that Britons enjoy visa-free travel to Europe after Brexit, regardless of whether the bloc's divorce with Britain goes smoothly or becomes a damaging, abrupt split.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
UK would regret no-deal Brexit 'for ever': Business ministerBritain would permanently regret leaving the European Union without a deal, and parliament needs to reach a decision to stop this in the next two ...
UK Parliament backs PM Theresa May to reopen Brexit dealLONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May will seek 'alternative arrangements' with the European Union (EU) to replace the Irish backstop after Members of Parliament on Tuesday (Jan 29) gave her the backing she needed to attempt to renegotiate 'legally binding changes' for her existing Brexit deal.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
UK set to cancel parliament's planned February break as Brexit loomsLONDON (REUTERS) - Britain's parliament is likely to abandon plans for a 10-day break in February, House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom warned lawmakers on Thursday (Jan 31), as the country's March 29 exit from the European Union draws nearer.. Read more at straitstimes.com.