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Image caption The row in the Tory party rumbles on in the Daily Telegraph, which says allies of Chancellor Philip Hammond have accused Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson of being “simple-minded” over Brexit and warned that the transition period may need to be extended until after the next election. Image caption […]

The Papers: Brexit battle and Germany election

Image copyright EPA Image caption There have been pro-EU protests outside the party conference Pro-EU Labour MPs have expressed their anger after no Brexit motions were chosen to be voted on at party conference. Instead, delegates chose Grenfell Tower, rail, growth and investment, public sector pay, workers’ rights, the NHS, […]

Anger at Labour conference Brexit vote

Image copyright Reuters The UK must provide more clarity about its negotiating position on Brexit, the French president has said. Emmanuel Macron said the issues of EU citizens, the exit bill and the Irish border question must be settled before talks could be held on trade. On Friday, Theresa May […]

Brexit: UK needs to clarify issues – Macron

Image copyright Getty Images The idea of a transition period after Brexit is being talked about more and more often. But there’s very little consensus on what it might look like. Bespoke or off-the-peg? In the frustratingly fuzzy terminology of Brexit, this tailoring choice, between something made to measure and […]

Ben Wright: How might the Brexit transition look?

Image copyright PA Lord Hague has become the latest senior Conservative to intervene within the party about how the UK should manage its withdrawal from the European Union. Writing in the Daily Telegraph, the former foreign secretary warned that disunity over Brexit could hand power to Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party. […]

Brexit: Lord Hague warns over Tory infighting

The government’s top Brexit official, Oliver Robbins, has left the Department for Exiting the European Union and is moving to the Cabinet Office to work more directly for the prime minister. It is understood there had been tension between him and Brexit Secretary David Davis, the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg said. […]

Brexit: Oliver Robbins moves to No 10

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson penned a 4,000-word essay last week outlining his “glorious” vision for Brexit Britain. The Tories responded the only way they know how when it comes to Europe: the Cabinet split. Now rumor has it he’s about to be sacked. Read more Johnson is no stranger to […]

Is Boris Johnson about to be sacked? Same old Tory ...

Image copyright Getty Images Leave campaigner Sir James Dyson expects the UK to leave the EU with no deal, and trade to default to World Trade Organization rules and tariffs. Sir James, who founded the engineering firm Dyson, told the BBC such an arrangement would “hurt the Europeans more than […]

Sir James Dyson expects no Brexit deal