In Sofia, @theresa_may met ireland PM, @eucopresident. Basic message, said senior EU official, June summit close so get on with it

Map. History of UK conflict

26 May 2018
EU says it can't guarantee Brexit won't hit financial contracts
1 week ago
UK to table new customs proposal within two weeks
1 week ago
An 18-year-old youth has been arrested over bomb threats sent to hundreds of schools in Britain and the United States in March, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said
The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British PM Theresa May set out their perspectives, no breakthrough on the backstop (but none was really expected). Taoiseach warned that time is running out. Hint that UK may bring forward proposals soon, but no info on what they will contain
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar warns Ireland will not move on insisting on Brexit backstop as guarantee of no hard border in Ireland
1 week ago
Commons Media Select Committee says the former Cambridge Analytica chief executive Alexander Nix will appear before MPs on Wednesday 6 June but former campaign director of 'Vote Leave' Dominic Cummings has refused to appear next Tuesday despite a summons
In Sofia, @theresa_may met ireland PM, @eucopresident. Basic message, said senior EU official, June summit close so get on with it
1 week ago
UK Government has announced it will consult on banning flammable cladding, just hours after a furious backlash to a review into the Grenfell Tower inferno which failed to recommend such a move
1 week ago
May says Britain will leave customs union, EU warns on Irish border again
EU leaders ready to offer Trump greater market access to avert trade war
1 week ago
Sergei Skripal still being questioned over Salisbury nerve agent attack
1 week ago
Britain considering extending EU tariffs for Brexit backstop option - source
1 week ago
Fox: The UK champions the opportunities created by free trade – it increases prosperity, stability and security. My dept engages businesses and the public to establish the economic and moral case for free trade
1 week ago
UK PM May insists Britain leaving EU customs union
1 week ago
Shadow Trade Secretary @BarryGardiner asks Fox if Trump is a man UK can do business with. Fox answer: US is our closest strategic partner but where we disagree on issues, such as steel, we make our voice heard very clearly trade
1 week ago
International Trade Secretary Liam Fox in Parliament: We are concerned by the Trump administration raising the prospect of tariffs on our steel and aluminium industries, and are working with the US and EU partners to secure a permanent EU exemption from these tariffs trade
1 week ago
Theresa May's inner circle suggests keeping some EU customs rules for years after Brexit
1 week ago
Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety by Dame Judith Hackitt into the Grenfell Tower fire concludes indifference and ignorance led a "race to the bottom" in building safety practices with cost prioritised over safety
1 week ago
The nerve agent "novichok" that was allegedly used in Britain to poison the ex-agent Skripal was known to the German intelligence agency BND. According to a German media report, Germany obtained a sample in the 1990s from a Russian scientist
1 week ago
No sign of illegal co-ordination among Brexit campaigners: data firm
1 week ago
Metropolitan Police says the 85-year-old woman who was found dead in Romford in east London after being "subjected to a cowardly assault" has been named as Rosina Coleman
1 week ago
Peers in the House of Lords have voted in favour of an amendment to the EU withdrawal bill demanding environmental protections after Brexit including the creation of an environmental standards watchdog
1 week ago
Oxfam UK chief quits following Haiti scandal: charity
1 week ago
UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling announces that the East Coast rail franchise will be brought back under government control
1 week ago
UK PM Theresa May warns Tory Brexit rebels voting against Government's plans risks damaging 'integrity' of UK politics
1 week ago
UK PM Theresa May ally signals an "open mind" on the least-favored customs option for Brexit
1 week ago
Scotland Yard has said an 85-year-old woman has been found dead at her home in Romford in east London after being "subjected to a cowardly assault that left her with serious injuries"
1 week ago
UK PM May: We've worked hard on this and we want to deliver a Brexit that's good for the whole UK
1 week ago
The Government will fully fund the removal of dangerous cladding from tower blocks by councils and housing associations at an estimated cost of £400 million, Theresa May tells MPs
1 week ago
UK PM May: We need to trade in as frictionless way as possible. Trade isn't entirely frictionless. It won't be easy. Some will say forget about it - but that's not our position. Some will say don't worry aobut border - that's not our position. We'll publish white paper soon
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