Brexit

Most Brits STILL want UK to respect Brexit result and leave, biggest poll since referendum shows.

THE BIGGEST Brexit poll since the referendum has revealed most Brits want the UK to respect the result and leave the EU. Some 54 per cent of Brits said the country should now quit Brussels – regardless of how they voted in the 2016 referendum. The...

Michel Barnier optimistic of deal after PM makes concessions on Irish border.

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Boris Johnson fighting to get Democratic Unionists to back Brexit deal with BrusselsLatest Brexit news - live updatesMichel Barnier has spoken of his optimism that a Brexit deal can be reached by the end of Wednesday, but EU sources said an extens...

Special sitting of Parliament – will Boris Johnson ask for a Brexit extension on October 19?.

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AS Britain inches closer and closer towards the promised deadline, many Brexiteers are doubtful if the PM will stay true to his word. Here’s the latest on whether Boris Johnson will seek a Brexit extension after this week’s EU summit. ...

Boris Johnson 'will ask EU for extension if no Brexit deal by Saturday'.

Brexit secretary suggests PM will send letter to Brussels if no agreement reachedLatest Brexit news - live updatesThe Brexit secretary, Stephen Barclay, has indicated that Boris Johnson will send a letter to the EU seeking an extension if there is...

When is the EU summit and why is it so important for Brexit?.

THE highly-anticipated EU summit is set to take place this week. But when exactly is it and why is it important for Brexit? Here’s the latest. When is the EU summit? The highly-anticipated EU summit is set to start tomorrow, October 17, in B...

Boris Johnson WILL send letter to EU asking for third delay if there’s not a deal by Saturday, minister reveals.

BORIS Johnson will send a letter to Brussels asking for a third Brexit delay if there’s not a deal in place by Saturday, the Brexit Secretary said today. Stephen Barclay promised that the Government would comply with documents given to a Sco...

British, EU negotiators fail to reach breakthrough during all-night Brexit talks.

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An EU official, who asked not to be identified because the negotiations were still ongoing, said Wednesday that “discussions continued until late in the night and will continue today.”

Stephen Barclay gives evidence to Commons Brexit committee – live news.

Prime minister will brief cabinet today on latest negotiations as UK and EU teams resume talksTalks continue after Boris Johnson makes concessions on Irish borderWill Boris Johnson have a deal to put to MPs on Saturday?Lib Dems in renewed push for...

Britain and EU miss ‘midnight Brexit deadline’ as Boris Johnson has just 48 hours left to seal deal.

BRITAIN and the European Union missed a midnight Brexit deadline to seal a deal last night – leaving Boris Johnson with 48 hours before he could have to seek a third delay. Talks went on until 1.30am Brussels time last night, and have starte...

Brexit talks continue after Boris Johnson makes concessions on Irish border.

Prime minister fighting to get Democratic Unionists to back deal with BrusselsLatest Brexit news - live updatesThe Brexit negotiations are to resume with Boris Johnson still fighting to bring the Democratic Unionist party onboard with his deal wit...

English Channel Border checks may be gridlocked for a YEAR after No Deal Brexit, report warns.

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BORDER checks at the English Channel could be clogged up for up to a year after a No Deal Brexit, a damning report has warned. A probe of the Government’s No Deal preparations by the National Audit Office said the flow of goods crossing the ...

Boris Johnson battles to bridge ‘significant’ gap between EU and DUP ahead of crunch EU summit.

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BORIS Johnson is battling to bridge a “significant” gap between the EU and Ulster unionists ahead of a showdown day for his Brexit deal. A midnight deadline to finalise the PM’s fledgling agreement with the EU was missed as negotiators in Brussels...

Boris Johnson’s fledgling Brexit deal causes major split among Tory hardliners.

A MAJOR split tonight opened up among Tory Eurosceptics over whether to back Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal. While some senior members of the hardline European Research Group declared they were ready to back the PM’s new customs partnership plan for ...

Boris Johnson 'close to Brexit deal' after border concessions.

Negotiators understood to have agreed in principle to customs border down Irish SeaFollow the latest developments - liveBoris Johnson appears to be on the brink of reaching a Brexit deal after making major concessions to EU demands over the Irish ...

Amber Rudd accuses Tory MPs of being SEXIST by rejecting May’s deal but saying they will vote for Boris’.

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AMBER Rudd has accused Tory MPs of being SEXIST by rejecting Theresa May’s Brexit deal but vowing to vote for Boris Johnson’s. The former Home Secretary said “there absolutely is a whiff of sexism” in the decision of male MPs and accused them of “...

Jeremy Corbyn branded ‘sanctimonious hypocrite’ for calling for racism clampdown in football as Labour is probed for antisemitism.

JEREMY Corbyn has been branded a “sanctimonious hypocrite” for calling for a racism clampdown in football – while Labour is probed for antisemitism. The Labour boss has been blasted after calling out UEFA following the vile abuse of England ...

European Union says still possible Brexit deal could be struck this week.

The EU's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said ahead of a meeting of EU ministers that the main challenge now is to turn British proposals on the complex issue of the border on the island of Ireland into something binding.

Barnier sets Johnson a midnight deadline for Brexit concessions.

Chief negotiator tells EU ministers UK must agree to Irish Sea customs borderLatest politics news – live updatesMichel Barnier has set Boris Johnson a midnight deadline to concede to EU demands and agree to a customs border in the Irish Sea or be ...

Labour MPs tell party bosses they WON’T back snap election and Jeremy Corbyn is a ‘turn off for voters’ in furious clash.

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ANGRY Labour MPs have told party bosses they won’t back a snap election and Jeremy Corbyn is a turn-off for voters. Backbenchers are concerned that they are “not ready” to take on the Tories after damning poll results leave them lagging behind. JE...

Brexit: Barnier says deal will be 'difficult' but is 'still possible this week' - live news.

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 9.01am BST Michael Roth, Germany’s Europe minister, told reporters that he was “not quite sure” whether a Brexit deal was close as he arrived for the EU general affairs council me...

EU boss Michel Barnier says Brexit deal IS still possible this week ahead of crunch summit.

A BREXIT deal between Britain and the EU is still possible this week, Michel Barnier insisted this morning. The EU negotiator raised hopes that an agreement could be on the cards as he went to update ministers from across the block on the progress...

Angela Merkel is right to fear post-Brexit Britain will be a fierce economic competitor.

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Brussels doubt A HEARTY Sun welcome to Angela Merkel as she joins those of us certain that ­Britain WILL thrive outside the EU. “A potential competitor will emerge for us,” says the German leader. “In addition to China and the United States of Ame...

Jeremy Corbyn hinted he could back an election within weeks despite massive pressure from his closest allies to delay one.

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JEREMY Corbyn hinted he could back an election within weeks despite massive pressure from his closest allies to delay one. The Labour boss is facing a growing revolt from his shadow Cabinet and MPs who are desperately battling to have a second ref...

Brexit deal could go down to Halloween wire after No10 admitted that one may not be done by this week’s EU summit deadline.

A BREXIT deal could go down to the October 31 wire after No10 admitted for the first time that one may not be done by this week’s EU summit deadline. A meeting of Europe’s 28 leaders in Brussels on Thursday is the last moment to agree an exit pack...

Angela Merkel fears post-Brexit Britain will be a major competitor to the EU like the US and China.

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ANGELA Merkel fears Britain will become a major economic competitor to the EU like the US and China after Brexit. The German Chancellor warned the UK will be able to do battle with bloc for a slice of global trade once it has left. Speaking after ...