Trade policy

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UK must accept border on Irish Sea is inevitable, says ex-WTO chief
Pascal Lamy says row is solvable if PM stops using emotional Brexit politics to solve ‘technical problem’

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

18, May, 2022 @2:52 PM

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UK threat over NI Brexit deal ‘breeding mistrust in EU capitals’
Anger and disbelief within EU at UK’s position given goodwill Boris Johnson has built up over Ukraine

Lisa O'Carroll and Jennifer Rankin

18, May, 2022 @9:12 AM

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Irritation all round at handling of move against Brexit protocol
Analysis: leak blindsided US officials, caused shock waves in Europe and appears to have annoyed No 10

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

17, May, 2022 @6:52 PM

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UK to table bill to scrap Northern Ireland Brexit protocol, Liz Truss says
Foreign secretary confirms plans to ditch parts of deal, saying Good Friday agreement ‘under strain’

Heather Stewart Lisa O'Carroll and Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

17, May, 2022 @12:54 PM

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Three ways EU could retaliate if UK ditches Northern Ireland protocol
Analysis: Bloc has various retaliatory weapons available including returning to no-deal Brexit scenario

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

17, May, 2022 @12:39 PM

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Brexit protocol row: what are the issues dividing UK and EU?
British government is threatening to override Northern Ireland rules if bloc does not show ‘requisite flexibility’

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

16, May, 2022 @2:10 PM

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Ireland says UK risks sending message it will break treaties in Brexit row
Foreign minister criticises ‘sabre-rattling’ from UK amid signs British rhetoric is softening over Northern Ireland protocol

Jessica Elgot and Lisa O'Carroll

15, May, 2022 @12:32 PM

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Boris Johnson backs away from Northern Ireland protocol threat ahead of talks
PM will go to Belfast seeking ‘broadest possible support’ from party leaders

Michael Savage Policy Editor

14, May, 2022 @9:30 PM

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Liz Truss warns EU she may have ‘no choice’ but to alter NI protocol
Foreign secretary repeats threat to scrap parts of Brexit deal, saying it is a matter of ‘peace and security’

Lisa O'Carroll, Jennifer Rankin and Julian Borger

12, May, 2022 @12:21 PM

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The Guardian view on the Northern Ireland protocol: make it work | Editorial
Editorial: Government threats to abandon the deal only stir more grievance and put Britain’s reputation as a reliable partner in jeopardy


11, May, 2022 @5:52 PM

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UK’s threat to Northern Ireland protocol is boost to Putin, say EU insiders
Brussels officials ‘flabbergasted’ at timing of statement, which risks undermining international alliance

Jennifer Rankin Rowena Mason and Rory Carroll

11, May, 2022 @11:48 AM

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Brexit: why has row over Northern Ireland protocol resurfaced?
UK has threatened laws to disapply parts of deal as negotiations with EU on food checks are due to restart

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

11, May, 2022 @9:28 AM

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