Brexit News

UK Businesses Face Miles of Red Tape with New Brexit Border Rules

While the mile-long lines of trucks have dissipated at ports, UK businesses are waking up to less visible forms of friction at the border with the European Union that may cause more enduring damage. From health certificates to new taxes …

UK’s M&A Watchdog Emerges from EU’s Shadow with Massive New Powers

The UK’s parting of the ways from the European Union means that an obscure 7-year-old watchdog is about to gain massive new powers over corporate mergers. Itself the product of a merger of two failing regulators, the Competition and Markets …

Brexit Ends Britons’ Right to Live and Work in EU – And Travel Insurance Is Essential

LONDON (AP) – So far, the large majority of British and EU citizens have not felt the realities of Brexit. Though the UK left the European Union on Jan. 31, it follows the bloc’s rules until the end of this …

European Freight Forwarders Reject UK Deliveries on Fears of Post-Brexit Border Chaos

European freight forwarders are rejecting contracts to take loads into the UK due to fears the chaos at Dover could be repeated post-Brexit. Transporeon, a German software company that monitors real-time data on freight traffic and rates for more than …

Cross-Border Workers in Gibraltar to Retain Free Movement with Spain After Brexit

MADRID – Cross-border workers who commute between Gibraltar and Spain will be exempt from border controls after Brexit even if no agreement on free movement is reached with Britain, Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya said on Monday. Madrid and …

What Will Brexit Trade Deal Mean for City of London?

LONDON – Britain, which left the European Union in January, loses full access to the bloc under transition arrangements that end at 2300 GMT on Dec. 31. The 27-nation EU is Britain’s biggest financial services customer, worth about 30 billion …

EU and UK Clinch Narrow Brexit Deal, Just Days Before Transition Period Expires

Britain clinched a narrow Brexit trade deal with the European Union on Thursday, just seven days before it exits one of the world’s biggest trading blocs in its most significant global shift since the loss of empire. The deal, agreed …

Brexit Trade Deal Talks Enter ‘Final Stages’

BRUSSELS – Britain and the European Union are close to clinching a Brexit trade deal, diplomats said on Wednesday and, while it could still be days away, it appears that the estranged allies will avoid a turbulent economic rupture on …

Brexit Trade Talks in ‘Final Push’ to Resolve Rift over Fishing Rights

BRUSSELS/LONDON — The European Union is giving a “final push” in a bid to strike a Brexit trade deal with Britain, the bloc’s chief negotiator said on Tuesday. Britain is set to complete its departure from the EU when it …

PM Johnson Faces Deal-Or-No-Deal Choice as EU Balks at UK’s Brexit Demands

Boris Johnson faces a choice in the next few hours that will define his premiership: accept a trade deal with the European Union or go it alone. It could scarcely have come at a more difficult time for him. As …