“As we have done from the beginning in public and in private, I will reinforce our simple, reasonable request for a free trade agreement based on those the EU has signed before with like-minded partners.” … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson blasts EU claims he was planning to tear up Withdrawal Agreement
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What was agreed on NI in the Withdrawal Agreement? Under the Withdrawal Agreement, after transition Northern Ireland will remain in the United Kingdom's customs territory but all EU procedures will apply to goods arriving there. Any customs checks on the island of Ireland will be done in ports. … [Read more...] about ‘I will NOT back down’: Boris Johnson defies EU fury at threat to ‘tear up’ Brexit divorce terms on Northern Ireland after Michel Barnier warns it would mean NO trade deal – but PM says that would still be a ‘good outcome’ for the UK
Mr Frost is similar in temperament to Mrs May's chief Brexit adviser, Olly Robbins, in that his top priority is getting a Brexit deal (though unlike Mr Robbins, Downing Street hopes that he will not be overheard discussing the nuts and bolts of his Brexit plan, as occurred to disastrous effect in February). … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson’s Brexit sherpa takes glimmer of hope to Brussels – but is an ‘Ireland-proof’ deal the impossible dream?
Johnson says he's 'marginally more optimistic' about a deal Donald Trump says he's been waiting for 'smart' Boris Johnson to become Prime Minister for six years Boris Johnson to send 'Brexit sherpa' to Brussels to get EU deal done No-deal Brexit odds: Latest predictions on leaving EU without deal Asa Bennett: Floundering against a no-deal Brexit, the best Remainers can come up with is yet more fudge Sign up: Brexit Whatsapp updates and the Brexit Bulletin Boris Johnson will urge European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to give the green light for Brexit talks to be reopened in a phone call this afternoon. … [Read more...] about Brexit latest news: Boris Johnson to urge Jean-Claude Juncker to reopen Brexit talks
Likewise, Downing Street is coy about praise from Trump, who hails Johnson as a fellow traveller and sees Brexit as the twin project to his own presidency. The cultural affinity is strong enough. As campaigns they mined similar grievances, probed parallel divisions. In government they have a common ethos of ripping up rules, ignoring constitutions and burning old alliances. But to Tory eyes the Trump model is vulgar: too brash, too American. Britain prefers its nationalism dressed in genteel hypocrisy. … [Read more...] about The days could be numbered for Boris Johnson’s Trump tribute act