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PM faces Brexit row at breakfast with EU leaders over sausage trade dispute
Boris Johnson could be facing a Brexit row at breakfast as he meets with EU leaders ahead of the second day of the G7 summit in Cornwall.
PM battles to avoid sausage trade war with EU as showdown looms over Northern Ireland Protocol
Boris Johnson is battling to avoid a sausage trade war with Brussels which could see chilled meats barred from shops in Northern Ireland from the end of this month.
EU plans to welcome tourists next month – as No 10 told to ‘discourage’ holidays
The EU plans on opening up to foreign tourists this summer – including Britons – but some MPs want restrictions to remain on travelling abroad due to the risk of COVID-19 variants.
EU ‘won’t hesitate’ to take ‘remedial’ action against UK – as MEPs vote on Brexit trade deal
The European Union “will not hesitate” to take action against the UK under the terms of the post-Brexit trade deal, the bloc’s top official has warned.
UK and EU vow to create ‘win-win’ vaccine supply situation after day of tensions
The UK and the EU have said they are working on steps to create a “win-win situation” over vaccine supplies after Brussels released plans to impose tougher export controls.
Blocking vaccine exports will harm EU reputation, minister warns Brussels
Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has warned any bid by the EU to block coronavirus vaccine exports to the UK would be “counterproductive” and damage the bloc’s reputation globally.
UK’s unilateral action on Northern Ireland protocol ‘temporary steps’ as EU vows legal move
The UK has defended its unilateral action over the Northern Ireland protocol, calling the move “temporary and technical steps” which “largely” continue measures already in place.
UK to discuss EU proposals for vaccine passport aimed at reviving international travel
The UK will discuss with the EU the bloc’s proposals to create a vaccine passport that could allow people to travel more freely in time for the summer holidays.
Fishermen fear losing their homes as post-Brexit export ban bites
Shellfish workers in Cornwall say some are at risk of losing their homes because of an overnight ban on exporting their product to the EU.
AstraZeneca set to supply nine million more COVID vaccine doses to EU after row over shortages
AstraZeneca is set to supply nine million more doses of its COVID vaccine to the EU after a high-profile row over shortages.
EU ‘recognise they made a mistake’ in move to block coronavirus vaccine exports, says Gove
The EU “recognise they made a mistake” by invoking a Brexit deal clause to prevent coronavirus vaccine shipments entering the UK, Michael Gove has said.
PM urges EU ‘to urgently clarify intentions’ over controls on Northern Ireland vaccine exports
Boris Johnson has called on the EU to “urgently clarify its intentions” after Brussels moved to introduce controls on the export of COVID-19 vaccines from the bloc to Northern Ireland.
PM warns EU against restrictions on COVID vaccine supplies
Boris Johnson has warned against the placing of restrictions on COVID vaccines after the EU threatened to put controls on the export of doses to Britain.
Gene editing of British produce could hamper exports to the EU
The body representing food and drink manufacturing in the UK warns there could be “barriers” to exporting English farmed foods if gene editing is allowed.
Boris Johnson’s father applies for a French passport
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s father has revealed he is applying for a French passport to maintain ties with the EU post-Brexit.
PM signs Brexit trade deal after MPs give overwhelming backing for EU agreement
MPs have overwhelmingly approved the Brexit trade deal to pave the way for the UK-EU agreement to come into force at 11pm tomorrow.
Group of Tory Brexiteers gives support for EU trade deal
A group of influential Conservative Brexiteers has declared its support for the EU trade deal agreed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
EU to meet over Brexit deal as hardliners scrutinise terms ahead of Commons vote
EU officials are set to meet on Monday to discuss the Brexit trade deal agreed with the UK on Christmas Eve.
Brexit deal done: Trade agreement finally struck between UK and EU
A long-awaited trade deal between the UK and the EU has been struck just days before the deadline.
Britain will be less secure once Brexit cuts off UK’s access to shared data
There could never have been a deal that would fully replicate or replace the shared security mechanisms enjoyed by members of the EU.
Brexit talks in ‘end phase’ as hopes of trade deal rise
Talks between the UK and EU on a post-Brexit trade deal are in the “end phase”, an EU official has told Sky News.
Germany extends UK travel ban – despite EU urging countries to lift restrictions
Germany has extended its ban on travellers arriving from the UK to 6 January, despite the EU telling countries to lift restrictions to allow essential journeys and minimise trade disruption.
PM tells EU to shift its stance ‘substantially’ with Brexit trade talks in ‘serious situation’
Boris Johnson has told EU chief Ursula von der Leyen that Brexit trade talks are now in “a serious situation” and that a no-deal outcome is “very likely” unless the EU changes its stance “substantially”.
UK announces new rules for taking pets to EU and Northern Ireland from next year
Britons wanting to take their pets to Northern Ireland or abroad to the EU next year will have to apply for an animal health certificate under new post-Brexit rules.
UK car production ‘could halt early next year’ if there’s a no-deal Brexit, union warns
Car production in the UK could be shut down early next year if EU trade talks fail, the Unite union has warned.
EU offer ‘remains unacceptable’ as Brexit trade talks continue overnight
As negotiations on a UK-EU trade deal are set to continue overnight, a British government source has said that “as things stand the offer on the table from the EU remains unacceptable”.
‘Significant progress’ in talks over fishing rights during Brexit trade negotiations – EU sources have said
Britain and the EU have made “significant progress” in the Brexit negotiations on the rights of European fleets to fish in UK waters, two EU sources have told Sky News.
What’s at stake if no Brexit trade deal is reached in talks
Talks between the EU and UK have paused after both sides said there were “significant differences” on key issues.
‘Conditions not met for Brexit deal’: UK and EU put trade talks on hold
Brexit trade talks between the UK and the EU have been put on hold after the two sides said “conditions for an agreement are not met”.