Arch-Eurosceptic Nigel Farage has accused the Government of being “embarrassed” by Brexit over its failure to back the bid for Big Ben to chime on January 31.
A free trade agreement will be “very difficult” to secure if Britain does not sign up to honouring Brussels’ rules on standards, according to Guy Verhofstadt.
An online fundraising campaign seeking to have Big Ben chime to welcome in Brexit at 11pm on January 31 has raised more than £150,000.
Thousands of people who have donated cash to a fund to get Big Ben to ring to mark Brexit look set to be disappointed.
Boris Johnson’s ambition to get a full trade deal negotiated with Brussels by the end-of-year deadline is “just not possible”, the EU’s trade commissioner has said.
More than 2.45 million EU citizens have been told they can live and work in the UK after Brexit, while six “serious or persistent” criminals have been refused.
Boris Johnson appears to have admitted defeat in his battle for Big Ben to bong for Brexit.
Some 163,300 EU citizens applied last month to live and work in the UK after Brexit.
Farmers will be paid for “public goods” such as protecting water and air quality, boosting wildlife and tackling climate change under new laws for agriculture.
New protections for the breeding and feeding grounds of tens of thousands of threatened seabirds are being announced by the Government.
Sir Patrick Stewart has described Brexit as “the grimmest thing” to have happened to him in his political life.
A former Cabinet Office minister said British overseas territories such as Gibraltar and the Falkland Islands should be able to elect MPs to Parliament after Brexit.
Irish premier Leo Varadkar has said that there has to be a level playing field in the Brexit negotiations to ensure the single market and customs union are “not diluted”.
Former Labour leadership hopeful Clive Lewis said corporations are “raping our planet”, and Brexit is about “trade deals that don’t give a damn about climate”, in an attack on the Government’s green credentials.
Markets pushed higher on Wednesday as traders waited for the US and China to sign a first-stage trade deal to bring their long-running trade war to an end.
A Brexiteer Tory has predicted that the £500,000 needed to get Big Ben to ring for Brexit will be raised within days.
Boris Johnson’s “bung a bob for a Big Ben bong” proposal to get the bell to ring on Brexit night is attracting muted support on crowdfunding websites.
Stock markets struggled to make headway on Tuesday as gloomy Chinese data sparked renewed global slowdown fears and as traders awaited the imminent US-China trade deal.
As the start of the 2020 General Election campaign gets under way, two major issues are expected to dominate political battle.
Britons may be able to “bung a bob for a Big Ben bong” on Brexit night under plans being drawn up by the Government, Boris Johnson has said.
Britain will begin negotiating new trade deals with countries outside the European Union once it has left the bloc on January 31, Boris Johnson has confirmed.
Big Ben will remain hushed for Brexit due to financial and logistical issues, it is reported.
Ireland and Britain will “beef up” co-operation after Brexit, the Irish Taoiseach said.
Business optimism has “flatlined” following the general election as firms wait to see the impact of the new Government and its policies, a study suggests.
Passing law to prevent the extension of Brexit negotiations will not force the EU to rush into a deal, Ireland’s deputy premier has warned.
Peers have accused Boris Johnson of attempting to reduce Parliament to “passive observers” while he negotiates a trade deal with the European Union.
America is not seeking to “buy” the NHS in a post-Brexit trade deal, US ambassador to the UK Woody Johnson has insisted.
Brexit is no longer the chief concern for British finance directors for the first time since the 2016 referendum, according to a survey from Deloitte.
Peers have been told to listen to the will of the country and back legislation paving the way for Brexit on January 31 after MPs voted overwhelmingly to pass the measure.
The UK’s exit from the European Union moved a step closer after Boris Johnson’s Brexit Bill cleared the Commons.