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UK Brexit dominated British front pages after EU and U.K. negotiators struck a draft withdrawal deal on Wednesday. — The BBC reported that while Prime Minister Theresa May had managed to convince the majority of her Cabinet to back the deal,...
Cabinet Office minister David Lidington, Theresa May’s de facto deputy, said it was “possible, but not at all definite” that enough progress would be made between the U.K. and the EU in the next 24-48 hours to prompt European Council...
Cabinet ministers will be given the full legal advice provided to the government on the Brexit deal before they sign off on it, said Home Secretary Sajid Javid. Access to the full advice has emerged as a key demand from...
UK Most of the British papers previewed Tuesday’s highly anticipated Cabinet meeting, with Brexit expected to be the main topic of debate. — The Times said Brussels was preparing to back a compromise proposal on Ireland in a “Brexit boost” for Prime...
The U.K. and EU struck a tentative deal that would give Britain’s financial services firms continued access to European markets after Brexit, the Times reported Thursday citing anonymous government sources. British and EU negotiators agreed on all aspects of their future relationship on...
MADRID — The Brexit headache has spread to Spain. Spain’s Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has come under attack for failing to take back control of Gibraltar, with the conservative opposition accusing his Cabinet of wasting an opportunity thrown up by Brexit...
The U.K.’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond said that while he is “confident” the U.K. will strike a withdrawal agreement with the EU, the negotiations are no longer about “getting this exactly how we want it, exactly perfect.” “Personally,...
LONDON — The Brexit upside is just around the corner, Chancellor Philip Hammond said Monday — as long as the divorce is a smooth one. In a thinly veiled appeal to restive Conservative MPs to get behind Prime Minister Theresa...
Theresa May told European leaders that both the U.K. and the EU need “courage, trust and leadership” in the final stages of Brexit negotiations. Addressing leaders of the EU27 nations before their European Council summit dinner in Brussels Wednesday, May...
LONDON — Another European Council summit, another Brexit negotiation deadline almost certain to be missed. After an abortive attempt to cross the line on Sunday, the no-deal outcome that global markets dread is “more likely than ever before,” European Council President...

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