Britain’s relationship with the EU has been plunged into crisis after ministers rejected a demand by Brussels to drop plans to override key elements of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement.
The EU has threatened legal action against the UK if ministers do not withdraw measures that override Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal from new legislation by the end of the month.
Facebook’s transfer of data on European users to its US base could grind to a halt in the aftermath of a court ruling centred on American national security law concerns.
The European Commission has called for urgent talks with Britain as the Government set out its plans to override key elements of the Brexit deal signed by Boris Johnson.
On the election campaign trail last year, Boris Johnson was clear – put the Conservatives back in power and they could get a “fantastic new free trade agreement” with Brussels.
The Brexit process has been thrown into fresh turmoil by reports of Government moves to bring in new laws which would override parts of the Withdrawal Agreement from the EU.
Ireland remains well placed to secure a substantive EU Commission portfolio having selected two “high calibre” candidates, the Taoiseach has insisted.
Ireland has proposed a long-standing MEP and a senior banker as its two candidates to become the country’s next EU Commissioner.
Liz Truss has blamed the European Union for the crippling US tariff hikes on Scotch whisky.
A second wave of coronavirus and a no-deal Brexit this winter would have a "seriously detrimental impact on the viability" of the Scottish fishing sector, MPs have heard.
Downing Street has accused EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier of painting a “misleading representation” of the UK’s post-Brexit proposals to deflect from Brussels’ “unrealistic” position.
The UK risks crashing out of the EU without a trade deal by refusing to compromise and break the deadlock in post-Brexit negotiations, Michel Barnier has warned.
Britain must “not surrender” to the EU over fishing access as Brexit talks reach crunch point, ministers have been told.
A post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union remains possible but “it is clear that it will not be easy to achieve”, Downing Street has said.
France has accused the UK Government of deliberately stalling post-Brexit trade deal negotiations and having unreasonable expectations.
More than 8% of people living in Aberdeen have applied for settled status after Brexit, according to new figures.
A former SNP minister has warned the party’s Sustainable Growth Commission blueprint for independence has been “overtaken by events” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit.
Post-Brexit trade talks between the UK and EU are approaching deadlock, with progress “frozen” as both sides refuse to back down on the key issues of fisheries and state aid.
The UK has accused the EU of making post-Brexit negotiations “unnecessarily difficult” and warned “time is short for both sides”, as talks threatened to stall.
Fergus Ewing warns of ‘potential detriment to Scotland’, if denied ‘full involvement’ in fisheries talks
Denying the Scottish Government full involvement in international fishing negotiations could lead to a "potential detriment to Scotland", the country's rural economy secretary has warned.
The authoritarian leader of Belarus has complained that encouragement from abroad has fuelled daily protests demanding his resignation.
A post-Brexit trade agreement between the UK and the European Union must be achieved “in October at the latest”, the EU has reiterated.
Liz Truss has vowed to consign the "unacceptable and unfair" US whisky tariffs to the "bin of history", as she accused the European Union of not doing enough to protect British interests.
European Council president Charles Michel has convened an emergency summit of EU leaders to discuss the presidential election in Belarus and the violence in the wake of protests against the result.
Scottish distillers face another six months of hardship, after Donald Trump refused to lift punitive tariffs on whisky and liqueurs.
The European Commission has rejected calls for the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement to be rewritten after senior Tories complained it could leave the UK liable for £160 billion of unpaid loans.
The EU is no longer seeking a Belfast office to oversee its trade relations with Northern Ireland, a senior official said.
The European Council, after one of the longest summits in EU history, recently agreed that alongside its almost trillion-pound 2021-27 budget, the Commission will borrow over £680 billion in the financial markets.
The Brussels and UK chief negotiators have aired mixed messages over the likelihood of a post-Brexit trade deal following the conclusion of their latest London-round of talks.
The UK’s chief EU negotiator David Frost and his EU opposite number Michel Barnier have given their verdicts to the media at the end of a round of “intensified talks” in London.