The EU rejects Theresa May’s Brexit ‚backstop’ plan

The EU rejects Theresa May’s Brexit ‚backstop’ plan

EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Barnier attends an EU’s General Affairs Council in Brussels Thomson Reuters LONDON — The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator has cast serious doubts over the UK’s „backstop” plan to avoid a hard Irish border by keeping the UK in the customs union, but denied rejecting it fully. Michel Barnier said in Brussels…

Davis rejects Brexit ‚dystopia’ claims

Davis rejects Brexit ‚dystopia’ claims

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWill ministers be locked in a room ‚all night’?Britain will not be „plunged into a Mad Max-style world borrowed from dystopian fiction” after it leaves the EU, the Brexit secretary has said. David Davis said the UK wanted to lead a „global race to the top” in…