UK rules out hard border with Ireland post-Brexit

By Aditi KhannaLondon, Aug 16 The UK government today effectively ruled out a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Ireland after Brexit.A paper detailing the government's plan calls for a...

Aug 16, 2017 10:09 PM | Newsscroll

'Commons to review 4-year Big Ben silence after criticism'

London, Aug 16 The House of Commons today said it will review at the length of time the iconic Big Ben will be silenced during renovation work after concerns expressed by lawmakers, the media as...

Aug 16, 2017 9:09 PM | Newsscroll

UK says it may seek 'temporary' customs union with EU

London, Aug 15 Britain might seek to remain in a customs union with the European Union for a time to avoid border chaos after leaving the bloc, the government's Brexit department said today.The...

Aug 15, 2017 6:00 PM | Newsscroll

UK tries to parry claims it's unprepared in Brexit talks

London, Aug 13 The British government is fighting back against criticism that it is divided and unprepared for Brexit, announcing it will publish a set of detailed proposals on customs arrangements,...

Aug 13, 2017 7:17 AM | Newsscroll

UK opponents of Brexit mull new centrist political party

London, Aug 11 Opponents of Britain's departure from the European Union are floating the idea of setting up a new anti-Brexit political party.James Chapman, a former top aide to Brexit Secretary...

Aug 11, 2017 7:01 PM | Newsscroll

UK Brexit minister: progress made in talks on citizen rights

Prague, Jul 25 Britain's Brexit minister says progress has been made in talks on the rights of citizens living in each other's nations once the country leaves the European Union.But after meeting...

Jul 25, 2017 6:17 PM | Newsscroll

15 MPs agree to sign no-confidence motion against May: Report

By Aditi KhannaLondon, Jul 23 Around 15 Conservative party MPs have agreed to sign a no-confidence motion against British Prime Minister Theresa May as part of a plot to oust her, according to a...

Jul 23, 2017 8:25 PM | Newsscroll

UK could accept EU immigration in Brexit transition: reports

London, Jul 21 The British government could agree to free movement of people during a Brexit transition period, newspapers reported today in what would be a major reversal of current plans.The...

Jul 21, 2017 5:48 PM | Newsscroll

EU says UK negotiator's early Brexit 'not a problem'

Brussels, Jul 18 The European Union today played down the departure of Britain's chief Brexit negotiator David Davis from crucial talks in Brussels after just a few hours, saying it was "not a...

Jul 18, 2017 6:33 PM | Newsscroll

Brexit begins as UK publishes bill to repeal EU law

By Aditi KhannaLondon, Jul 13 Britain today unveiled a bill to end the supremacy of EU law and convert it into UK legislation, beginning the formal process for Brexit an year after Britons...

Jul 13, 2017 6:41 PM | Newsscroll