Foreign policy

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Boris Johnson agreed Brexit protocol knowing it was a ‘mess’, says John Major
Johnson’s administration made promises over Northern Ireland deal it knew were unworkable, former PM tells MPs

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

07, Feb, 2023 @3:36 PM

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Manston health concerns raised with Home Office weeks before outbreak
Local officials warned of need to improve infection control measures shortly before diphtheria cases detected

Diane Taylor

06, Feb, 2023 @11:44 AM

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It is hard to admit being wrong. But Brexit voters are doing so in droves
Having been grossly misled in the referendum, Britons’ anger is mounting as the reality of our plight becomes clear

William Keegan

05, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Sunak ‘risks full-scale trade war’ with Brussels by scrapping EU laws
Leading European politicians have warned that the prime minister’s plan to ditch EU legislation will trigger retaliatory countermeasures, including imposing tariffs on goods

Toby Helm and Michael Savage

04, Feb, 2023 @4:28 PM

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Brexit causes collapse in European research funding for Oxbridge
Oxford and Cambridge universities, once given more than £130m a year in total by European research programmes, are now getting £1m annually between them

Anna Fazackerley

04, Feb, 2023 @12:43 PM

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James Cleverly rebuffs Australian minister over UK colonialism remarks
Foreign secretary rejects suggestion by Penny Wong that Britain needs to do more to confront its colonial past

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

02, Feb, 2023 @6:46 PM

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The Guardian view on a Northern Ireland deal: time to beat the clock | Editorial
Editorial: Rishi Sunak is right to want the protocol dispute sorted. That means standing up against his party’s ultra-sovereigntist wing


02, Feb, 2023 @6:30 PM

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Don’t be misled: leaving the single market and customs union was a Tory decision | Letter
Letter: The decision was made by the Conservative government, not by the people in the Brexit referendum, says Prof Paul Willner

02, Feb, 2023 @6:28 PM

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And Then What? by Catherine Ashton review – frank admissions from the former EU chief diplomat
A candid memoir of a fraught time in office provides a useful record of high level negotiation in Iran and Ukraine

Simon Tisdall

02, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Does Britain really regret Brexit? – Politics Weekly UK
It’s been three years since the UK officially left the EU. The Guardian’s John Harris is joined by columnist Rafael Behr, Brexit correspondent Lisa O’Carroll and economics editor Larry Elliott to discuss what Brexit has delivered

Presented by John Harris with Rafael Behr, Lisa O'Carroll and Larry Elliott, produced by Frankie Tobi, music by Axel Kacoutié; the executive producers are Maz Ebtehaj and Nicole Jackson.

02, Feb, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Rishi Sunak plans US trip with Northern Ireland high on agenda
UK officials in flurry of diplomacy seeking agreement with EU over protocol, but play down talk that deal is close

Kiran Stacey, Lisa O'Carroll, Pippa Crerar and Jennifer Rankin

01, Feb, 2023 @6:34 PM

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Myanmar junta hit by western sanctions as ‘silent strikes’ mark coup anniversary
The UK, US, Canada and Australia have announced a range of measures aimed at punishing Myanmar’s military

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

01, Feb, 2023 @12:50 PM

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