Brussels ‘will give up’ fishing demands over UK waters

Brussels 'will give up' fishing demands over UK waters

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s negotiating team are “confident” of striking a post-Brexit trade deal with the EU by the end of the year, it emerged. They insist that Brussels wants to wrap an agreement up as soon as possible and that sticking points over issues like fishing will be ironed out. Talks between the … Read more

Boris sends shockwaves to Brussels as PM refuses to cave to Brexit delay demand

Boris sends shockwaves to Brussels as PM refuses to cave to Brexit delay demand

Brexit is going ahead as Matt Hancock explained that arrangements with the EU have been set out as the UK sticks to the plan to completely leave by December 31. Matt Hancock has revealed further updates to the Brexit transition as he explained the basis of the UK’s future relationship with the EU has already been set … Read more

EU chief FINALLY accepts no delay to UK talks but rebukes Britain for leaving the EU

German MEP David McAllister,

Brussels bosses appear to have finally accepted Brexit talks will not be derailed by the coronavirus crisis but took a swipe at Britain for leaving the EU and described it as a “gross, historic mistake”. German MEP David McAllister, Brexit representative for the European Parliament, said the pandemic made the negotiations even more difficult but … Read more

Barnier ordered to start no-deal planning as UK refuses to budge on fisheries

Michel Barnier has been told to immediately restart the European Union’s no-deal planning after failing to make a breakthrough in trade talks with Britain. The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator told a confidential meeting of MEPs on Friday afternoon that “vast differences” remain between the two sides’ positions after a week-long round of negotiations. The Frenchman’s … Read more

EU’s over the top demands may crash trade talks– David Frost hits back at Barnier

Brussels Michel Barnier and UK's David Frost

UK Chief Brexit negotiator David Frost has issued a stark warning to Michel Barnier that Brussels‘ excessive demands risk scuppering any chances of a post-Brexit trade deal. Boris Johnson’s army of officials ignored desperate pleas from the EU’s chief negotiator to delay trade talks after little progress was made in this week’s round of virtual … Read more

Brussels left shocked by Britain’s new hardline approach to trade talks

Boris Johnson and Michel Barnier

British negotiators finally believe they have Brussels on the back foot with their uncompromising attitude in the talks about a future trade deal. David Frost’s army of officials refused to budge last week after Michel Barnier demanded for the current access to Britain’s fishing waters is maintained as the price for the future relationship pact. … Read more

Boris Johnson to SUPERCHARGE Brexit trade talks- pressures EU for more concessions

Boris Johnson and Michel Barnier

Boris Johnson wants to supercharge Brexit trade talks this week by pushing EU leaders to put pressure on Michel Barnier for more concessions. And in return a UK draft fisheries proposal could be fast-tracked to be on the table within weeks. The Prime Minister wants his counterparts to give Brussels encouragement to accelerate the talks … Read more

UK tells EU it WILL control its waters after futile Brexit demand

UK tells EU it WILL control its waters after futile Brexit demand

British negotiators refused to budge last night after EU diplomat Michel Barnier called for a delay in the UK’s departure from Brussels rules. He claimed progress in talks about a future UK-EU trade deal had been “disappointing” after a round of discussions by video conference broke up yesterday with a string of issues unresolved. Bitter … Read more

EU negotiator threatens to sink Brexit deal- launches furious rant over fisheries

EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier

Michel Barnier has hit out at Boris Johnson’s refusal to negotiate away access to Britain’s fishing waters, warning it could even scupper a trade deal with Brussels. Speaking after a round of virtual trade talks, the European Union’s chief negotiator claimed David Frost, the Prime Minister’s top Europe adviser, had refused to engage on the … Read more

Do you think EU will cave on UK demands over no deal threat?

Do you think EU will cave on UK demands over no deal threat?

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is now believed to have the upper hand in EU trade talks because the eurozone faces an economic downtown, some experts have claimed – but do you think the bloc will cave in to UK demands? Boris Johnson has repeatedly ruled out extending the EU transition period, which is due to … Read more