Tag: BREXIT

May’s Deal Does Not Deliver Brexit, ‘We Simply Become Non-Voting Members’ of EU

Backbench heavyweight Boris Johnson has all but confirmed he will vote against Theresa May’s proposed Withdrawal Agreement again if she puts it to MPs for a third time — with ministers signalling she may abandon “Meaningful Vote 3” if it looks certain she cannot win it. Writing in the Telegraph newspaper, the Brexiteer and perennial […]

UK, EU to hold more Brexit talks as May woos opposition

Senior European Union and British officials were set to hold more Brexit talks less than a month before the United Kingdom is scheduled to leave the bloc, as U.K. officials denied Monday that attempts to seal a divorce deal are deadlocked. EU and U.K. officials said the bloc’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, will meet U.K. […]

‘Something has to give,’ EU’s Barnier tells Brexit Britain

European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Monday British Prime Minister Theresa May should endorse a permanent customs union with the bloc – as proposed by the opposition Labour party – to break the impasse over their looming divorce. Barnier told a news conference in Luxembourg that time was “extremely short” to conclude a […]

PM May tries to tweak defeated Brexit plan, refuses to rule out no-deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to break the parliamentary deadlock over Brexit on Monday by proposing to seek further concessions from the European Union on a plan to prevent customs checks on the Irish border. With little time left until the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union on March 29, there […]

Devastating defeat on key Brexit vote

Watch the latest video at foxnews.com British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a crushing defeat Tuesday as Parliament overwhelmingly rejected her Brexit deal with the European Union — a defeat that places the future of Brexit in doubt and intensified calls for May’s ouster via a general election. May’s withdrawal agreement was voted down 432-202, […]

How Trump and Brexit united Europe

Europeans across the English Channel are nervously watching Britain’s debate over Brexit, fearful of what the United Kingdom’s divorce from the European Union will mean for their decades-old economic and political bloc. British Prime Minister Theresa May on Dec. 11 delayed a parliamentary vote on her Brexit plan, saying it would not pass. So Britain’s […]

Brexit plans in disarray as high court rules parliament must have its say

Parliament alone has the power to trigger Brexit by notifying Brussels of the UK’s intention to leave the European Union, the high court has ruled. The judgment (pdf), delivered by the lord chief justice, Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, is likely to slow the pace of Britain’s departure from the EU and is a huge setback […]

Britain’s new EU Commissioner must pledge allegiance to Europe when he takes up role despite Brexit vote

Sir Julian King, the senior British diplomat picked to be the UK last European Commissioner, has promised to pledge allegiance to Europe when he takes up his new role and will not be drawn into a conflict of interest over Brexit negotiations.   Sir Julian, currently ambassador to Paris, at times faced hostile questioning in […]