Articles by Guy Faulconbridge and Elizabeth Piper

No-Deal Brexit Is Still Possible with Trade Talks Remaining Snagged

A senior British minister said on Tuesday there was still a chance of a turbulent Brexit without a trade deal as talks with the European Union had snagged on fishing, governance rules and dispute resolution. Just 30 days before Britain …

UK, EU Clash over Post-Brexit Trade Deal as End-of-Year Transition Period Looms

Britain and the European Union clashed on Thursday over the chances of securing a free trade agreement, with Brussels deeming it “unlikely” but London holding out hope one could be reached in September. Since Britain left the bloc in January, …

UK and EU Commence Sparring Over Post-Brexit Trade Rules

The European Union and Britain clashed over a post-Brexit trade deal on Monday with Prime Minister Boris Johnson insisting he need not sign up to the bloc’s rules and Brussels warning of tariffs and quotas unless he did. Britain wants …

EU Eyes Another Brexit Delay as U.K. Edges Toward Election to Break Impasse

EU leaders should delay Brexit after Prime Minister Boris Johnson paused legislation on his deal following a parliamentary defeat, EU Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday, as Britain spins towards a possible election to break the impasse. As the …

U.K. and EU Clinch 11th Hour Brexit Deal but Johnson Faces Parliament Hurdle

Britain secured a Brexit deal with the European Union on Thursday, more than three years after Britons voted to leave the bloc, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson must still win a knife-edge vote in parliament to get the agreement approved. …

UK Prime Minister to Resign on June 7, Paving Way for Possible No-Deal Brexit

Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union. May’s departure deepens the Brexit crisis as …

EU Gives Britain 6-Month Brexit Extension, Despite French Resistance

European Union leaders gave Britain six more months to leave the bloc, more than Prime Minister Theresa May says she needs but less than many in the bloc wanted, thanks to fierce resistance from France. The summit deal in Brussels …

Hard Brexit Fears Rise as UK Parliament Again Rejects Prime Minister’s Deal

Lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal for a third time on Friday, sounding its probable death knell and leaving Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union in turmoil on the very day it was supposed to quit the bloc. …

UK Lawmakers Vote Overwhelmingly to Ask EU for Brexit Delay

British lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to seek a delay in Britain’s exit from the European Union, setting the stage for Prime Minister Theresa May to renew efforts to get her divorce deal approved by parliament next week. Lawmakers approved …

UK Parliament Rejects No-Deal Brexit; Vote Planned to Delay EU Exit

British lawmakers on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected leaving the European Union without a deal, paving the way for a vote to delay Brexit to seek a way out of Britain’s worst political crisis in generations. Lawmakers voted by 312 to 308 …