Doubts casts on post-Brexit UK-EU trade deals – Sky News

The trade agreement, which is supposed to allow Canada access to EU markets and vice versa, has been held up after a regional parliament in Belgium wanted more guarantees to protect its farmers. Wallonia, which has to ratify the CETA treaty if it is to be adopted by the EU, fears the agreement will allow […]

Brexit Secretary seeks ‘deal for whole UK’ – BBC News

Brexit Secretary seeks ‘deal for whole UK’ – BBC News

Image caption David Davis was a prominent Leave campaigner ahead of June’s EU referendum The UK government’s Brexit secretary insists any arrangements to leave the EU would be a “United Kingdom deal”. David Davis rebuffed Nicola Sturgeon’s calls for Holyrood to be given powers over areas such as immigration as part of any deal with […]

Theresa May ‘optimistic’ she can get right Brexit deal for UK – BBC News

Theresa May ‘optimistic’ she can get right Brexit deal for UK – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mrs May said she had not been “backwards in coming forwards” at the summit Theresa May has predicted “difficult moments” ahead in Brexit negotiations but said she is optimistic she can get a deal “that is right for the UK”. Speaking at a summit in Brussels, she said she felt […]

Theresa May ‘optimistic’ she can get right Brexit deal for UK – BBC News

Theresa May ‘optimistic’ she can get right Brexit deal for UK – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mrs May said she had not been “backwards in coming forwards” at the summit Theresa May has predicted “difficult moments” ahead in Brexit negotiations but said she is optimistic she can get a deal “that is right for the UK”. Speaking at a summit in Brussels, she said she felt […]

David Davis: The UK is the ‘vital union’ for Scotland – Telegraph.co.uk

“The Scottish Government’s own figures on the state of the public finances have got worse, not better, since September 2014.” In an article in the Daily Mail he also said that while Scotland exported goods worth £11.6 billion to the European Union in 2014, it sold more than four times that figure to the rest […]

Theresa May expects full EU role until Brexit – BBC News

Media caption“We must continue to work together”, said UK PM Theresa May Britain expects to be part of EU decision-making until Brexit, Theresa May has told fellow EU leaders. The prime minister said the UK should still be part of summits and negotiations when matters affecting all 28 member states were being discussed. Sources have […]

Theresa May: UK expects to remain part of EU talks – BBC News

Media caption“We must continue to work together”, said UK PM Theresa May Britain expects to be part of EU decision making until Brexit, Theresa May has told fellow EU leaders. The PM said the UK should still be part of summits and negotiation when matters affecting all 28 member states were being discussed. But sources […]

UK Sends Warships to Watch Russian Ships in English Channel – ABC News

Britain has deployed warships to monitor a Russian aircraft carrier group and other vessels Thursday as they sailed through the North Sea and the English Channel reportedly en route to Syria’s coast. The frigate HMS Richmond escorted the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and its task group in the Norwegian Sea north of the U.K. between […]

UK Will Posthumously Pardon Thousands Of Gay And Bisexual Men – NPR

UK Will Posthumously Pardon Thousands Of Gay And Bisexual Men – NPR

Enlarge this image A poster of mathematician and computing innovator Alan Turing. Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images A poster of mathematician and computing innovator Alan Turing. Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images The British government announced Wednesday that it intends to posthumously pardon thousands of men convicted for consensual sexual relationships with other […]

Brexit vote sees surge in number of UK citizens seeking EU citizenship – The Independent

Brexit vote sees surge in number of UK citizens seeking EU citizenship – The Independent

The number of British people seeking citizenship in EU countries has surged following June’s EU referendum, it was claimed.  Member states including Denmark, Italy, Ireland and Sweden have all seen an increase in applications from Britons eager to secure their right to live and work in Europe.  Over 2,800 Britons applied for citizenship in 18 […]