Trade policy

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Facing chaos and needing a scapegoat, the Tories seek an endless fight with Europe | Fintan O’Toole
The EU’s proposals on the Northern Ireland protocol offered what business leaders wanted, but the prime minister prefers failure and grievance

Fintan O’Toole

17, Oct, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Frost says there is big gap between UK and EU at Northern Ireland Brexit talks
Brussels has been ‘preparing for worst’, with options ranging from tariffs on UK imports to ditching deal

Daniel Boffey in Brussels and Lisa O'Carroll

15, Oct, 2021 @2:57 PM

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What is the ‘new model’ the EU is proposing for Northern Ireland?
‘Bespoke Northern Ireland-specific solution’ includes potential new rules on food, plants and medicines

Jennifer Rankin and Daniel Boffey in Brussels

13, Oct, 2021 @7:15 PM

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Northern Irish firms hail EU proposals to resolve Brexit protocol row
Businesses say bloc has listened and gone ‘beyond expectations’, increasing their hopes of a deal

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

13, Oct, 2021 @4:33 PM

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Trade war looms as UK set to spurn EU offer on Northern Ireland
EU leaders urged to push back against No 10’s brinkmanship over role of European court of justice

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

10, Oct, 2021 @9:32 AM

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What the government has to do to get the economy moving again
Ministers must sit down with businesses to work out a recovery plan to stop Britain’s economy falling into recession

Shevaun Haviland

01, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Biden’s UN speech: cooperation not competition | Editorial
Editorial: The US president is right to say he does not want a cold war with China


22, Sep, 2021 @6:10 PM

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Joe’s reality check: sure you’re World King, Boris – but only of England
Prime minister’s bluster meets real world as promised post-Brexit trade deal fails to materialise

John Crace

22, Sep, 2021 @5:35 PM

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Can Boris Johnson expect UK-US trade deal to go ahead?
His closeness to Trump has not helped and if agreement were struck by 2024 it would be considered rapid progress

Larry Elliott

22, Sep, 2021 @5:26 PM

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Boris Johnson talks up ‘solid steps’ on US trade as lamb deal agreed
PM says in Washington he has ‘every confidence a great deal is there to be done’ on transatlantic trade

Peter Walker Political correspondent

22, Sep, 2021 @1:51 PM

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Brexit caused huge drop in Great Britain to Ireland exports in 2021
Irish government figures come days after M&S says it is scrapping 800 lines due to ‘excessive paperwork’

Lisa O'Carroll

22, Sep, 2021 @12:27 PM

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Britain’s hopes of early post-Brexit trade deal with US appear dashed
Little likelihood of progress on free-trade agreement as Biden focuses attention elsewhere, say insiders

Heather Stewart Political editor

21, Sep, 2021 @9:00 PM

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