The Government has rebuffed a fresh demand from the EU to withdraw controversial legislation which could see the UK unilaterally tear up elements of the Brexit divorce deal.
Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove will hold talks in Brussels ahead of a week of negotiations to strike a post-Brexit trade deal with the EU.
Irish Taoiseach Micheal Martin has said he is “not optimistic” that Britain will strike a post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union.
The Liberal Democrats will back Britain rejoining the European Union at an “appropriate future date” subject to public approval, the party has resolved.
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie is to set out the “Third Way” alternative to Britain under Boris Johnson or independence.
European Union leader Charles Michel has criticised the UK at the UN General Assembly for its threats to renege on parts of the Withdrawal Agreement it signed with the bloc.
The UK Government is committing an “act of extraordinary recklessness” by ending the Brexit transition period in just 100 days’ time, Scotland’s Constitution Secretary said.
Boris Johnson’s controversial Brexit legislation enabling the UK to break international law has cleared a major Commons hurdle after MPs backed a Government compromise.
Shadow foreign secretary Lisa Nandy has accused Boris Johnson of “trashing” the UK’s global reputation at a time when it should be leading global efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
Street artist Banksy has lost a legal battle with a greeting card company along with a European Union trademark for one of his most famous works.
A Greek police operation is under way on the island of Lesbos to move thousands of migrants and refugees left homeless after a fire destroyed their overcrowded camp into a new facility on the island.
Britain stands on the brink of breaking international law, after plans to tear up last year's Brexit divorce deal moved a step closer.
Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross has been branded “spineless” after backing Boris Johnson’s plans to break international law.
Belarus’ authoritarian president has visited Russia in a bid to secure more loans and political support as demonstrations against the extension of his 26-year rule entered a sixth week.
A shameful application for rogue state status, a deliberate step that will destroy Britain’s moral authority on the world stage and harm its position in international trade, and an unsurprising move from a Prime Minister who cannot be trusted.
A north-east MP has hit out at the UK Government over trade talks with Japan.
UK ministers will today table a plan to invest directly in Scotland following the end of the Brexit transition period, potentially sidelining Holyrood.
A Government plan to override elements of Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal with Brussels would breach international law, a senior minister has confirmed.
Progress must be made in crunch negotiations this week in order to broker a deal in time for the end of the Brexit transition period, the UK’s chief negotiator has warned his EU counterpart.
Downing Street has said new Brexit legislation is necessary to protect the Northern Ireland peace process if Britain is unable to secure a free trade deal with the EU.
Ministers have denied they are preparing to tear up commitments made in Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal with the EU if there is no agreement with Brussels on free trade.
A “treacherous betrayal” enacted by a group of Tory “charlatans” is how various political figures have described the Government’s reported plan to rip-up the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement ahead of the next round of trade talks.
Boris Johnson’s administration looked to have raised the stakes over this week’s post-Brexit trade negotiations as reports emerged that ministers plan to rip-up the Withdrawal Agreement.
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said a trade deal with Brussels is “there for the taking” as the Government looked to step up pressure on the European Union to give way on the remaining sticking points.
The UK’s chief negotiator has said the Government is not “scared” of walking away from talks with the European Union without a deal and vowed not to blink in the final phase.
The Scottish Government has signalled to farmers that its £130 million greening scheme will continue next year – but with some simplifications.
Britain must “not surrender” to the EU over fishing access as Brexit talks reach crunch point, ministers have been told.
Proposals for a UK internal market are designed to “override those pesky devolved administrations”, Scotland’s Environment Secretary has said.
France has accused the UK Government of deliberately stalling post-Brexit trade deal negotiations and having unreasonable expectations.
The UK Government is being urged to “do the right thing” and make care workers from outside the UK eligible for visas.