A plane used by the Royal Family and Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be painted red, white and blue to “better represent the UK around the world,” a patriotic makeover after Britain’s departure from the European Union.
Britain’s opposition Labour Party will hold Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government to its promise of securing a free trade deal with the European Union by the end of the year, the spokesman for its leader Keir Starmer said on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday Britain could deal with its economy in “a creative and constructive way” after a status quo transition with the European Union finishes at the end of this year.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday the outstanding disagreements between Britain and the European Union were well understood and that a deal could be done in July if more energy went into the negotiations from now on.
Leaders from Britain and the European Union agreed on Monday that talks on their future relationship should be stepped up to clinch a deal, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson suggesting an agreement could be reached in July with “a bit of oomph”.
Britain and the European Union agreed on Monday that new momentum was required in talks on their future ties, supporting plans to intensify the negotiations that have all but stalled and to work hard “to deliver a relationship”.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will urge the European Union on Monday to commit to renewed energy to reach an agreement on the future relationship by the end of the summer, his spokesman said on Monday.
Britain will introduce border checks with the European Union in stages from Jan. 1, reversing an original plan so it can now give companies struggling with the coronavirus crisis more time to fill out forms and pay tariffs.
Britain said on Friday it would introduce border controls in stages on European Union goods after the end of the Brexit transition period, to try to soften the blow for companies already battling the coronavirus pandemic.
Britain’s government are adopting a “pragmatic and flexible” approach to help businesses adjust to the changes when the status quo transition period ends with the European Union, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday.
The leaders of Scotland and Wales called on British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday to extend the transition period with the European Union, saying the coronavirus crisis had made meeting the year-end deadline “extraordinarily reckless”.
High-level talks between Britain and the European Union involving Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Commission President Ursula von der Leyen will take place on June 15, Financial Times reporter Jim Brunsden tweeted, citing sources.
Britain will uphold animal welfare standards after the end of a transition period with the European Union, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday after being asked whether the country should get ready for imports of chlorinated chicken.
The United Kingdom told the European Union on Tuesday to speed up negotiations on a Brexit free trade deal, cautioning that there was no point in having an 11th-hour agreement that would cause havoc for businesses and citizens.
Britain said on Tuesday that the political declaration it agreed with the European Union is not a treaty and so there are differences of interpretation over it and the bloc cannot set itself up as the ultimate adjudicator of those differences.
Workers from the European Union who left Britain while the coronavirus lockdown shut much of the economy should come back, but must quarantine like other travellers, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday.
Britain’s government will not compromise on fisheries or demands from the European Union on “level playing field” guarantees of fair competition, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday.
The United Kingdom has put forward its own new UK-wide Emissions Trading System (ETS) to replace the European Union’s system for trading carbon emissions, which Britain will leave at the end of this year as the Brexit transition period ends.
Britain hopes the latest round of trade talks with the European Union starting on Tuesday will keep the process on track before a high-level meeting later this month, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said.
Britain must be more realistic if it is to clinch an orderly agreement on leaving the single market and customs union, the European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier told Germany’s Deutschlandfunk radio on Thursday.
The British government is working with businesses to help them prepare for the departure from the European Union even as it helps them cope with the coronavirus pandemic, cabinet office minister Michael Gove said on Wednesday.
Britain’s chief negotiator David Frost said it was proving difficult to reach a deal with the European Union on fishing rules by July, as the political declaration had aspired to do, but he would keep trying.
A senior European Union politician couldn’t help a Brexit quip as he waded into Britain’s row over Dominic Cummings, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s top adviser and mastermind of leaving the bloc who is accused of violating coronavirus travel curbs.
Britain’s proposal on Wednesday that its Brexit divorce deal would require no new customs infrastructure in Northern Ireland will be met with scepticism by many in the European Union, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said.