EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has said the UK cannot leave the 'Ireland question' pending

Map. History of UK conflict

19 September 2018
EU's Brexit negotiator warns Britain on time, transition
Scotland to introduce own Brexit bill, increasing pressure on UK government
EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has said the UK cannot leave the 'Ireland question' pending
EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier says open-ended Brexit transition 'not possible'
6 month ago
Saudi Crown Prince to visit Britain on March 7 - May's spokesman
Macron says UK-EU customs union would not offer full access to single market
6 month ago
UK Trade Secretary Fox: My message to the incoherent, inept and clueless performance of the Labour Party in the last few days is you can't wish the outcomes without wishing the means to deliver those outcomes. There doesn't seem to have been much thought given to what could be imposed upon us
6 month ago
UK Trade Secretary Fox: It's unsurprising that those who have spent a lifetime working within the EU don't want us to go elsewhere
6 month ago
UK Trade Secretary Fox: We are at a crossroads with a historic opportunity to help shape our global prosperity for the future and we have a duty to grasp it
6 month ago
UK Trade Secretary Fox: The prize at stake is not simply the prosperity of GB, but to shape and participiate in the global economy at one of the most exciting times in its history
6 month ago
UK Trade Secretary Fox: We must be free to make our own economic deals
6 month ago
UK Trade Secretary Fox: It all comes down to flexibility and agility in what will become an increasingly competitive global economy
6 month ago
UK Trade Secretary Fox: We move away from the EU as one of the world's largest economies. We'll no longer have influence where EU laws are made, but it would not be in the interests of the EU or the UK to put barriers up
6 month ago
UK Trade Secretary Fox: In a Customs Union, we would deny ourselves the opportunity to shape the future global economy and deny ourselves any say over that shape. That's why we want a customs arrangement that allows us as frictionless trade as possible
6 month ago
UK Trade Secretary Fox: If we were unable to alter rules in whole sectors of our economy, we'd be negotiating trade deals with one arm behind our back, and we'd be less attractive to new countries
6 month ago
UK Trade Secretary Fox: Th EU's high average tariff of 5.1% disadvantages countries who want to add value to their prime commodities. We'll lower that and encourage countries to trade their way out of dependency on aid
6 month ago
UK Trade Secretary Liam Fox: our approach should not be premised on identifying how much of our current relationship we want to keep, but what we need to prosper in a rapidly changing global environment
6 month ago
UK Trade Secretary Fox: Those on the left who opposed TTIP, would have to accept that in a Customs Union, they would have to accept any elements of TTIP that touched on the Customs Union - and we'd have no say in any of it
6 month ago
UK Trade Secretary Fox: As we are leaving the EU, we can't remain in *the* Customs Union, so it has been proposed to enter *a* C U, which would mean goods would have to obey all regulations, it would limit ability to make new trade deals; and it would stop us helping countries trade out of poverty
6 month ago
UK Trade Secretary Liam Fox: The pattern of our trade is changing, 57% of the UK's exports are to outside of the EU, compared to only 46% in 2006, our non-EU exports are evenly split between goods and services
6 month ago
UK Trade Secretary Fox: We're working hard to create the right framework for business to help them make the most of the ingenuity and expertise that are the cornerstone of our economy
6 month ago
UK Trade Secretary Fox: Staying in the Single Market and Customs Union sounds like the easy option, but we shouldn't let our future be determined by our past
6 month ago
UK Trade Secretary Liam Fox: the newly emergent middle classes of China, India, African countries will continue to demand the UK's world class goods and services "our future must be global"
6 month ago
UK Trade Secretary Liam Fox: the IMF estimates that 90% of global economic growth will originate from outside of the EU, this points out the scale of the shift in global economic activity, emerging economies will continue to become more important
6 month ago
Britain's May still thinks Northern Ireland power-share deal possible
Police have named five victims of the explosion in Leicester on Sunday night as 46-year-old Mary Rajoobeer, her two sons 18-year-old Shane and 17-year-old Sean, 18-year-old Leah Beth Reek who was Shane's girlfriend and 22-year-old Viktorija Ljevleva
Tusk hold meeting with @MichelBarnier in critical week of Brexit talks. He will meet PM @theresa_may in London on Thursday
6 month ago
London's Royal Opera House is evacuated after bomb scare - reports
6 month ago
Bank of England will not 'go soft' on EU insurance rules
6 month ago
At least three people have died in a house fire in Derrylin, Co Fermanagh
Sturgeon says Scottish parliament will not consent to UK PM May's Brexit bill
6 month ago
UK Trade Secretary Liam Fox: A customs union with the EU would be a "complete sellout of Britain's national interests"
Ryanair to slash Scottish routes
6 month ago
UK may join US strikes against Syria if chemical weapon use proven: Foreign Minister Johnson
6 month ago
Britain: Ballistic Missiles from Yemen Targeted Civilians in Saudi Arabia
UK summoning Russian Ambassador to discuss continued violations of UN-mandated ceasefire in Syria. Will also convene new Security Council session6 month ago
UK summoning Russian Ambassador to discuss continued violations of UN-mandated ceasefire in Syria. Will also convene new Security Council session
6 month ago
The British Foreign Office summoned the Russian ambassador
British police sift through rubble at scene of fatal blast
Leicestershire Police says the number of people who have died in an explosion in Leicester has risen from four to five after another body was found in the collapsed building
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