In a speech in the Italian city of Florence, May will set out on Friday her vision for future ties with the European Union and try to fill an apparent policy vacuum.
A third round of Brexit talks will take place more than a year after Britons voted in a referendum to leave the European Union.
Britain’s main opposition Labour Party is announcing a policy shift which opens the possibility of the country remaining in the European Union’s single market and customs union for several years as part of a “soft” Brexit.
The government will suggest ways of tackling disputes ranging from marital cases to challenges brought by small businesses against EU suppliers.
The so-called “exit bill” is one of the first issues on the Brexit negotiating agenda, and also one of the most contentious.
The EU budget commissioner said the UK will have to keep making payments for long-term programmes until at least 2020, even after it leaves in 2019.
The Sunday Telegraph report stated that British officials were likely to offer to pay ten billion euros a year for three years after leaving the EU in March 2019.
The tactic of alluding to an idealised point in the past, embodying all of a country’s best values while glossing over times of hardship, is nothing new.
Britain’s progress towards life outside the EU became more entangled on Friday, with divisions deepening over Northern Ireland’s border and even the type of divorce Britain actually wants.
As Britain becomes less attractive to foreigners, farmers are frustrated by no government guidance on allowing seasonal workers into post-Brexit Britain.
Money, immigration, legal entanglements and the future of Ireland are among the many issues in contention and doubt as EU and UK begin Brexit negotiations.
“It will take companies time to adapt their business models to be less dependent on EU workers and an implementation period is essential to ensure a smooth transition.”
There were frustrations on both sides and continued profound disagreement on issues such as British payments and the role of EU courts after Brexit.
The Brexit referendum has highlighted tensions among the UK’s four constituent nations: England and Wales voted to leave, Scotland and Northern Ireland to remain.
Prime Minister Theresa May, her authority diminished after losing her majority in a June election she did not need to call, has struggled to control rivals.
With little more than a year to settle divorce terms before Brexit, deal or no deal, EU national leaders want Theresa May to outline a detailed plan.
EU officials hope the British government shows more urgency about the Brexit deal when negotiators arrive in Brussels on Monday for first round of talks.
May’s government published legislation on Thursday to sever political, financial and legal ties with the EU by 2019, and there will be high stakes when it is tabled in Westminster.
May’s minority government gears up for the mammoth effort of hashing out Brexit while seeking to repair the damage wreaked by an ill-judged snap election.
May is trying to unite her party and shepherd the country through Brexit while facing calls to quit after losing majority in the snap elections she called.
UK will withdraw from an agreement that allows some other European countries to fish between six and 12 miles from its coast to “take back control” of fishing policy.
The vote was moved by Corbyn’s Labour to get May to change her government’s austerity agenda and increase public spending, but May’s coalition won narrowly.
The Good Friday Agreement guarantees power-sharing between North Ireland and Britain over Irish affairs, but a failure to resolve the deadlock would risk reverting to direct rule under London and limited influence in Brexit talks.
Nicola Sturgeon said she intends to offer Scots a fresh choice on secession as soon as it was clear what Brexit meant.
Britain would allow current immigrants from the EU to retain healthcare, work rights and other benefits that are more generous than those given to migrants from elsewhere.
Democratic Unionist Party’s ten lawmakers will now vote in support of May’s 318 Conservatives in the 650-seat parliament on the budget, legislative agenda, motions of confidence and Brexit.
Fans of the Labour Party leader outnumbered those for Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran, as the chant “Oh, Jeremy Corbyn” rang round the world’s biggest greenfield festival.
“Free and fair trade has been the greatest liberator of the world’s poor, and today’s announcement shows our commitment to helping developing countries grow their economies and reduce poverty through trade.”
Some Basu documents Europe’s wine-producing hamlet where the landmark Schengen agreement was signed.
British PM Theresa May had asserted that “the country is coming together but Westminster is not”. The evidence seems to show exactly the reverse.
Most EU states are vying to host the European Banking Authority and the European Medicines Agency, which employ 1000+ people and come with large funding.
In her first negotiations in Brussels after the elections, May will look to provide assurances for the millions of EU expats settled in the UK post-Brexit.
The otherwise ceremonial Queen’s Speech, prepared by ministers to inform the government’s agenda, will be a de facto vote of confidence for May’s minority government when it is tabled in the parliament.
While May is unwilling to budge on reconsidering Brexit, she says she is trying to deliver a Brexit which commands “maximum public support”.
Talks begin amidst a politically uncertain environment, a weakened Conservative leadership and questions about the nature of Brexit itself.
A parliamentary session usually runs for a year but the government will double the length of the session to let lawmakers debate Britain’s approach to Brexit without interruption.
May inches closer to a deal with the DUP, which will help her stay in power, but the issue of ‘hard’ or ‘soft’ Brexit is still being debated.
Leo Varadkar, the son of an Indian immigrant, is the first gay premier of the once-staunchly Catholic country and the youngest person to hold the office.
With the US administration sending isolationist signals, Germany stands to gain from the global power vacuum.
Working with a minority government of which two key members resigned, PM May’s party faces a lot of challenges in the near future.