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EU-UK talks, fishing threat kick Brexit back into high gear

Oct. 15, 2021 08:26 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Brexit brawl kicked into high gear Friday on sticking points over Northern Ireland and French fishing, coming almost a year after a deal on a free trade agreement was supposed to have officially sealed the separation between the European Union and the United Kingdom. ...

Great Brexit brawl: EU offers to improve N Ireland deal

Oct. 13, 2021 13:49 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The great Brexit brawl headed into its next standoff Wednesday when European Union concessions to improve trade in Northern Ireland were likely to be deemed insufficient by the United Kingdom. The EU’s top Brexit official, Maros Sefcovic, proposed...

Divorced UK and EU head for new Brexit fight over N Ireland

Oct. 12, 2021 12:53 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — It was late last Christmas Eve when the European Union and Britain finally clinched a Brexit trade deal after years of wrangling, threats and missed deadlines to seal their divorce. There was hope that now-separated Britain and the 27-nation bloc would...

Irish foreign minister warns of breakdown in EU-UK relations

Oct. 10, 2021 07:44 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Ireland’s foreign minister has warned that British demands risk a “further breakdown in relations” with the European Union ahead of talks this week aimed at resolving the impasse over the Brexit agreement. Simon Coveney posted the remarks on Twitter...

UK blames 'heavy-handed' EU for Brexit deal problems

Oct. 04, 2021 09:43 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Britain’s Brexit minister threatened Monday to trigger a contentious break clause in the U.K.’s divorce deal with the European Union — a move that would send the U.K.’s already chilly relations with its huge neighbor into a deep freeze. ...

UK delays post-Brexit border checks, citing pandemic impact

Sep. 14, 2021 07:27 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain announced Tuesday it is delaying the start of post-Brexit border checks on food imports from the European Union, saying trade disruption from the coronavirus pandemic has already piled pressure on businesses. The delay means paperwork and checks...

UK delays post-Brexit border checks, seeks new talks with EU

Sep. 06, 2021 15:10 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain said Monday it is postponing the start of post-Brexit border checks on goods going to Northern Ireland, as it seeks breathing space in its tense standoff with the European Union over trade rules. Brexit Minister David Frost said the government...

UK Brexit minister warns of 'cold mistrust' era with EU

Sep. 04, 2021 13:37 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Brexit minister warned Saturday of a long-term chill in relations between the U.K. and the European Union if agreed-upon trading arrangements governing Northern Ireland are not resolved. David Frost said in a speech at the British-Irish...

EU chief rejects renegotiation of NI rules in Brexit pact

Jul. 22, 2021 13:12 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The head of the European Union's executive arm flatly refused Thursday to renegotiate post-Brexit trade rules with the U.K. after Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged the bloc to work with his government to find “practical solutions” to red tape and inspections that are...

UK irks EU with call to change post-Brexit trade rules

Jul. 21, 2021 15:08 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The British government said Wednesday that post-Brexit trade rules it negotiated with the European Union “cannot go on” and need a major rewrite, straining already tense U.K.-EU relations and drawing a message of concern from the U.S. government. The...