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  • Thursday, November 8th 2018 - 08:33 UTC

    Brexit talks stalled: EU/UK November 17 summit moved to end of the month

    A gathering of EU leaders in Brussels on the previously mooted date of November 17 is now thought to have been ruled out

    Theresa May has told the British Cabinet that she will not agree a withdrawal deal with the EU “at any cost”. The Prime Minister said any agreement will be dependent on an “acceptable” framework for future relations in areas like trade and security, expected to be covered in a separate political declaration.

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  • Monday, July 31st 2017 - 07:46 UTC

    Open divisions on post-Brexit policy surface in the British cabinet

    Allowing free movement of people after Britain leaves the European Union would not “keep faith” with the Brexit vote, international trade secretary Liam Fox said

    Allowing free movement of people after Britain leaves the European Union would not “keep faith” with the Brexit vote, the international trade secretary said, underling divisions in the government over the issue. Liam Fox told the Sunday Times that senior government ministers had not reached a consensus on retaining free movement of people for a transitional period, a proposal outlined by finance minister Philip Hammond on Friday.