# Brexit

British PM Boris Johnson (L) walks with EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier at a European Union Summit at EU Headquarters in Brussels on October 17, 2019. Photo: Kenzo Tribouillard / AFP
British PM Boris Johnson (L) walks with […]

Five flashpoints in the Brexit trade talks

Britain and the EU have laid down their red lines for post-Brexit trade talks, setting up 11-months of gruelling negotiations just days after their historic divorce
European Council President Charles Michel (L), Commission President Ursula von der Leyen (R) and Parliament President David Sassoli (C) give a press conference on Brexit at the EU Parliament in Brussels, on January 31, 2020. Photo: John Thys / AFP
European Council President Charles Miche […]

EU turns page on Brexit, moves on to trade talks

A resolute European Union sought Friday to turn the page on Brexit and move on to negotiating a looser, less favourable trading relationship with its departing British partner
A Euro currency sculpture, part of a lifesize Game of the Goose set up in the courtyard of the Economy and Finance Ministry in Paris, on September 18, 2016. Photo: Jacques Demarthon / AFP
A Euro currency sculpture, part of a lif […]

Brexit punches 12-bln-euro hole in EU finances

When Britain leaves the EU at midnight on Friday the bloc will lose the second-biggest net contributor to its budget, leaving a 12-billion-euro ($13-billion) hole in its finances