The United Kingdom simply underestimated Ireland's clout and the importance of the border backstop. Add to that Theresa May's unpopularity and cabinet disloyalty and you have all the main causes of the mess Brexit turned into, according to one of the e...
The UK will definitely hold European elections this month, after Theresa May’s deputy conceded that it would not be possible to get the legislation needed to formalize Brexit through Parliament in time.
One of the perks of being in opposition is that you can make promises you know you won’t have to keep. That rationale was partly behind Labour’s announcement that it will campaign for a second referendum if its Brexit plan for the UK to remain in a permanent customs union is rejected, as is 99% likely
Britain's government said yesterday (26 February) that it expected to reach an agreement with the United Kingdom's devolved nations on how power will be shared after Brexit, but its latest proposal to unlock a political impasse fell flat in Scotland.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will on Wednesday attempt to heal divisions between UK Europhiles and those backing his own pro-Brexit stance, kick-starting a series of high-profile speeches by Theresa May's ministers on leaving the EU.
Cabinet office minister David Lidington is expected to unveil new powers for the UK's devolved governments, in a bid to break the deadlock between them and Theresa May’s government over an alleged ‘power grab’ by London through its Brexit legislation.