© 2021 BBC. Video, 00:04:47Ed Accura: Tackling myths around race and swimming, One-minute World News. ‘Final throw of the dice’: UK, EU to resume Brexit trade talks. The UK and Japan were able to agree significant improvements on several areas including digital trade and financial services. Earlier, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen tweeted that the Brussels negotiating team would go to London after the weekend to "intensify" discussions. 'Even at the 11th hour...the capacity exists for a deal' Video, 00:01:03'Even at the 11th hour...the capacity exists for a deal'. "There is only any point in Michel Barnier coming to London next week if he's prepared to address all the issues on the basis of a legal text in an accelerated way, without the UK required to make all the moves or to discuss the practicalities of travel and haulage," he said. European Union flags flutter in the wind outside EU headquarters in Brussels, Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020. Talks between the UK and EU over a post-Brexit trade agreement are "over", Downing Street has said. UK chief negotiator Lord Frost said he had told EU counterpart Michel Barnier there was now no "basis" for planned talks on Monday. London also insists that the issue is not part of the wider trade talks. Trade negotiations between the UK and the EU took place after Brexit between the United Kingdom and the European Union for a trade agreement to make trade easier than it would have been without such a deal. Featuring Alan Beattie (Financial Times), Emily Rees and David Henig (European Centre for International Political Economy), Sam Lowe (Centre for European Reform), Anna Jerzewska (TradeandBorders.com), and Anand Menon (UK in a Changing Europe) (32:12). 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Britain's chief negotiator David Frost, center, leaves EU headquarters after a meeting with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020. In the morning, Boris Johnson said the country had to "get ready" to trade next year without an agreement, although he did not say the talks were over. © 2021 BBC. 23 June will mark the fourth anniversary of the UK’s decision to leave the EU. How do you weigh up the risks of the AZ vaccine? EU-UK trade talks floundering over fish as cutoff day nears. The EU have effectively ended them by saying they do not want to change their negotiating position.". read. There's no doubt that Downing Street is sending the clearest signal possible that it expects the EU to make the next move. 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EU & outside observers tend to agree that the time period is too short to reach agreements but the UK government is, so far, adamant on sticking to the deadline. No seat for von der Leyen, Applause for 104-year-old who beat Covid - twice. The EU was wrong to treat Brexit as a threat, rather than an opportunity to forge a strategic bilateral relationship with the UK. 1 of 11. He added: 'Whatever happens, the UK will do very, very well. The UK, he added, must look at the "alternative" - which he suggested was Australia's much-more limited set of agreements with the EU. The US-UK trade talks Joe Biden inherits Documents show both parties were close to completion on some chapters — but substantial differences remain. "Any tariffs or any delays at the border will make it harder for goods to flow freely, whether those are foods or medicines," she said. But both sides still want a deal, the process has not broken down and there is still time to reach an agreement. By Lorne Cook And Jill Lawless The Associated Press. Video, 00:00:37, 'Conditions have to be fair' for UK single market access, PM: UK should make 'proper preparations' for no deal. Brexit: Trade talks put on hold as UK and EU say 'conditions not met' for deal. Meanwhile, ratings agency Moody's has downgraded the UK's credit status, citing falling economic strength due to the coronavirus pandemic and uncertainty over Brexit. The UK and EU have agreed to continue post-Brexit trade talks following a call between leaders on Sunday. London is once again ready for "intensive" Brexit talks, after EU's top negotiator called for a compromise. Does China's 'one-child generation' want more kids? European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier speaks during a media conference after Brexit trade talks between the EU and the UK, in Brussels, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. The talks have reportedly intensified this week in Brussels as the two sides push to seal a new post-Brexit trade deal by November 15. European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier speaks during a media conference after Brexit trade talks between the EU and the UK, in Brussels, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. The EU and UK announce their long-awaited trade agreement formalizing Brexit. Brexit trade talks: EU and UK leaders vow to 'go the extra mile', EU and UK leaders vow to 'go the extra mile' Video, 00:01:38, EU and UK leaders vow to 'go the extra mile', Up Next. A post-Brexit trade agreement between the UK and the European Union must maximise cooperation to ensure that pandemic threats such as covid-19 can be tackled effectively, the BMA has said. If no deal is reached, they will operate on World Trade Organization rules, meaning tariffs are imposed. Where EU trade agreements apply, UK and EU content will continue to count toward the rules of origin requirements in EU trade agreements until 31 December 2020, in exactly the same way as now. ': Boy found alone at the border. 268 shares. Sir David Attenborough talks about the impact of the pandemic on tackling climate change, From the world of Doctor Foster comes Life, a brand new drama on BBC iPlayer. The UK’s new trade agreement with Japan, the UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), goes beyond aspects of EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) which previously governed UK-Japan trade. After the call, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said it was 'the responsible thing to do to go the extra mile'. Video, 00:01:13PM: UK should make 'proper preparations' for no deal, 'Can you help me? The U.K. and the European Union will resume talks over a post-Brexit trade deal, less than a week after Boris Johnson suspended the discussions, amid growing signs an accord is in sight. No seat for von der Leyen. The EU has issued a notification to third countriesoutlining this approach. The UK and European Union are engaged in intensive negotiations as the clock ticks down to Boris Johnson’s deadline for progress in trade talks. Britain and the European Union failed on Friday to secure a trade agreement, saying talks would be paused so negotiators could talk to politicians to get better guidance on where to go next. Brexit trade talks: What's at stake if no deal is reached between UK and EU. For Labour, shadow Cabinet Office minister Rachel Reeves urged the UK government to "step back from the brink" and "stop posturing". No 10 argued there was "no point" in discussions continuing next week unless the EU was prepared to discuss the detailed legal text of a partnership. By RAF CASERT December 20, 2020 GMT. India ignores Covid surge to hold IPL cricket tourney, Covid-19: The disinformation tactics used by China. Video, 00:02:52, Covid-19: The disinformation tactics used by China, Ahem! 'Even at the 11th hour...the capacity exists for a deal' Video, 00:01:03, 'Even at the 11th hour...the capacity exists for a deal', Is the EU treating the UK differently? After the EU summit concluded on Friday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it would be best to get a deal and that compromises on both sides would be needed. ': Boy found alone at the border, 'I can't change my gender unless I'm sterilised' Video, 00:05:07'I can't change my gender unless I'm sterilised', Covid-19: The disinformation tactics used by China. What are the sticking points in Brexit trade talks? Britain, EU in Last-Ditch Talks to Reach Post-Brexit Trade Deal Negotiators have just days left to avert a chaotic parting of ways at the end of the year By Reuters Video, 00:01:28, 'Can you help me? Securing multiple trade deals simultaneously is not impossible, say experts, but the UK will have to make concessions. EU-UK trade talks: four key battle lines for post-Brexit settlement Level playing field. And the UK government hardened up its message to the EU over the course of Friday. Read about our approach to external linking. The UK and EU have agreed to continue post-Brexit trade talks following a call between leaders on Sunday. But the subsequent statement from the prime minister's official spokesman that the "trade talks are over" has left senior diplomats "deeply unimpressed", as one put it. Brexit trade talks to continue in Brussels as EU and UK vow to 'go extra mile' Stefan Boscia Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission president … EU-UK trade talks kick off amid threats and deadlines. EU and UK agree to speed up Brexit trade talks with the transition period expiring in six months Published Mon, Jun 15 2020 8:02 AM EDT Updated Mon, … The BMA’s chair of council, Chaand Nagpaul, said in a letter to the UK prime minister, Boris Johnson, that any agreement must not reduce the ability of UK organisations and the European Centre for … Video, 00:03:24Does China's 'one-child generation' want more kids? Talks between the UK and EU over a post-Brexit trade agreement are "over", Downing Street has said. Video, 00:02:52Covid-19: The disinformation tactics used by China, Ahem! The UK and EU have agreed to continue post-Brexit trade talks following a call between leaders on Sunday. LL. ': Boy found alone at the border, 'I can't change my gender unless I'm sterilised' Video, 00:05:07, 'I can't change my gender unless I'm sterilised', Covid-19: The disinformation tactics used by China. And the rhetoric accompanying the talks has reached a new level. Number 10 said the two sides had agreed to talk again next week - by phone. Read about our approach to external linking. Brexit trade talks stall as Michel Barnier warns EU won't 'bargain away our values for the benefit of the British economy' while the UK accuses Brussels of taking 'ideological approach' What is covered, and what is still to be negotiated. Speaking at an EU leaders' summit in Brussels shortly after an exit poll had suggested a strong majority for Boris Johnson's Conservative party, the former Belgian prime minister stressed the "unity" of the EU27 in the next phase of talks. The Prime Minister wants a deal by October 15, when the leaders of the 27 European Union countries meet in Brussels. Trade negotiations between the UK and the EU took place after Brexit between the United Kingdom and the European Union for a trade agreement to make trade easier than it would have been without such a deal. Brexit: No 10 startled by EU insistence that UK accept trade terms This article is more than 4 months old Bloc’s stance apparently taken as challenge to Boris Johnson’s threat to walk out on talks Many in Brussels remain "cautiously optimistic" some sort of deal can be agreed, but any route there is now even harder to see. A week of trade talks between Britain and the European Union ends with a stalemate, as the clock continues to tick. Following the hardening of the British position by No 10, France's President Macron called on the prime minister to make up his mind, while there was still time. Negotiators to meet in Brussels in last-ditch attempt to strike a post-Brexit deal before transition agreement ends on December 31. News Brexit: UK to restart trade talks with EU after threatening to quit. ... Last week, the U.K. said it would drop reciprocal tariffs it imposed on U.S. goods as a member of the EU in the long-running Airbus/Boeing dispute. Covid-19: The disinformation tactics used by China. But Michel Barnier, due to come to London next week to continue talks, might not be unpacking his briefcase just yet. No seat for von der Leyen. United Kingdom and European Union negotiators have paused trade talks to call in their leaders to try to narrow gaps less than four weeks before Britain completes its Brexit journey out of the bloc. As the deadline for the post-Brexit trade talks between the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) looms, concerns have arisen as to whether the two parties will be able to … Post-Brexit trade talks paused as UK, EU fail to reach deal in London. Video, 00:04:47, Ed Accura: Tackling myths around race and swimming, Kim Kardashian becomes a Forbes billionaire. Weeks after the formal Brexit agreement, India has revived dialogues with the EU and launched talks with the UK in a bid to expedite trade deals and aid economic growth in the post-Covid era. On this basis, EU trade agreements can continue to apply to the UK. Does China's 'one-child generation' want more kids? The UK and EU had been hoping for a "zero-tariff" agreement to govern their trading relationship once the UK's post-Brexit transition period ends on 31 December. Post-Brexit trade talks between the UK and the EU remain on life support today after Michel Barnier and Lord Frost were unable to agree a path back to the negotiating table.. The immediate response came in a tweet from Commission President Ursula von der Leyen who said it was full steam ahead for trade talks next week and that EU negotiators would be getting on the Eurostar to London as planned. France's Europe minister Clément Beaune told BBC Newsnight that, while the EU would not pursue a deal at any cost, "we will listen to what the UK side wants to say to us". Video, 00:01:13, PM: UK should make 'proper preparations' for no deal, 'Can you help me? Myanmar ambassador to UK 'locked out' of embassy. 'Strong' evidence found for a new force of nature1, Navalny 'losing sensation in legs and hands'2, Myanmar ambassador to UK 'locked out' of embassy3, Kardashian tries to get photo wiped off the web4, Jabs 'breaking link' between UK cases and deaths5, Beijing now has more billionaires than any city6, Rare Superman comic sells for record $3.25m7, PM 'deeply concerned' about Belfast violence8, A shrinking river sparks a fight for water access9, Hong Kong citizens given 'support' to come to UK10. Video, 00:03:24. Issued on: 04/12/2020 - 08:22. Opinion. EU-UK trade talks floundering over fish as cutoff day nears. EU-UK trade talks: four key battle lines for post-Brexit settlement. Both sides are targeting a free trade agreement, but there are sticking points — such as fisheries Securing multiple trade deals simultaneously is not impossible, say experts, but the UK will have to make concessions. But there are still major disagreements over fishing rights and state help for businesses. The European Union and the United Kingdom were starting a "last attempt" to clinch a post-Brexit trade deal, with EU fishing rights in British waters the most notable remaining obstacle to avoid a chaotic and costly changeover on New Year. ‘Final throw of the dice’: UK, EU to resume Brexit trade talks. Video, 00:01:03One-minute World News, Kim Kardashian becomes a Forbes billionaire. He suggested the EU was unwilling to consider seriously the UK's preferred option of a comprehensive free trade agreement based on the bloc's existing arrangement with Canada. Fisheries. The UK media (The Times) says Michael Gove will demand that the European Union take urgent action to relax post-Brexit trade rules between Britain and Northern Ireland By Eamonn Sheridan UK to start trade talks with Japan, with US and EU talks ongoing. What is covered, and what is still to be negotiated. The prime minister had set this week's EU summit as the deadline for the two sides to agree a deal. Read about our approach to external linking. EU-UK trade talks break up early over 'serious' disagreements. Ireland to suffer economic devastation if no UK-EU trade deal – report “But it does want zero tariffs, zero quota and full access for the City. Deep into a crucial weekend of negotiations, a breakthrough on fishing rights remained elusive for European Union and Britain ... Companies doing business between Europe and the UK talk to the BBC about the impact of the new rules. Kyaw Zwar Minn spends the night in his car after saying the military attaché "occupied" the embassy. Video, 00:01:04Ahem! EU and UK post-Brexit trade talks reached crisis point on Monday with both sides locked in a last-ditch attempt to bridge significant differences and reach a deal ahead of the January 1 deadline. Brexit: What is the 'no-deal' Australia option? Featuring Alan Beattie (Financial Times), Emily Rees and David Henig (European Centre for International Political Economy), Sam Lowe (Centre for European Reform), Anna Jerzewska (TradeandBorders.com), and Anand Menon (UK in a Changing Europe) (32:12). Read about our approach to external linking. Brexit trade-deal talks between the European Union and UK are set to resume this week. Video, 00:03:11, 'Conditions have to be fair' for UK single market access. Is the EU treating the UK differently? EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have mandated their negotiators to … The EU is "ready for the next steps" on Brexit following the U.K. general election result, said European Council President Charles Michel. Video, 00:01:28'Can you help me? French President Emmanuel Macron said the UK needed a Brexit deal more than the EU did. This article is more than 3 months old. Video, 00:01:00Kim Kardashian becomes a Forbes billionaire, 'Why my mother hid her racial heritage' Video, 00:03:24'Why my mother hid her racial heritage'. As statements go, those four words from the prime minister's spokesman this afternoon were something of a bombshell. Negotiators to meet in Brussels in last-ditch attempt to strike a post-Brexit deal before transition agreement ends on December 31. Video, 00:00:57, Applause for 104-year-old who beat Covid - twice, Ed Accura: Tackling myths around race and swimming. EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier complained of lack of respect and engagement by UK. From trade tariffs to travelling in Europe, there are many issues that have yet to be sorted. EU must rethink its approach to UK trade talks. If you are … Although "we're getting used to being part of Johnson's pantomime", they added. The prime minister's official spokesman took a tougher line with Brussels later in the day. All the latest news about EU-UK post-Brexit trade deal from the BBC. Britain and the European Union failed on Friday to secure a trade agreement, saying talks would be paused so negotiators could talk to politicians to get better guidance on where to go next. Also on rt.com EU has to maintain ‘pragmatism’ with UK, German top official says, citing lack of progress in trade talks He added: "Trade talks are over. The EU and UK announce their long-awaited trade agreement formalizing Brexit. ', EU and UK leaders vow to 'go the extra mile' Video, 00:01:38EU and UK leaders vow to 'go the extra mile', Up Next. UK, EU agree to push Brexit trade talks beyond Sunday deadline. The UK has left the EU. 'Conditions have to be fair' for UK single market access. Navalny 'losing sensation in legs and hands', Jabs 'breaking link' between UK cases and deaths, A shrinking river sparks a fight for water access. It is the last full round of talks before a crunch meeting in which the two sides are to take stock of progress. Brexit: Trade talks put on hold as UK and EU say 'conditions not met' for deal. In a statement from Downing Street, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that the UK would continue to try to make a deal but that preparations for a move to trading on World Trade Organization (WTO) rules must continue. It's one thing to declare the talks over; it's another thing to refuse to continue talking. UK: The EU’s annual negotiation with Norway is the model being cited by the British government. Video, 00:01:04, Applause for 104-year-old who beat Covid - twice. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Boris Johnson's public declaration that the UK should prepare for no deal did not cause great concern within EU circles. Brexit trade talks: both EU and UK dig in heels ... the European Union and Britain demanded concessions from one another in talks on a basic trade deal … UK to start trade talks with Japan, with US and EU talks ongoing. Mon., March 2, 2020 timer 4 min. The Withdrawal Agreement sets out how the UK is able to continue to be covered by EU-third country trade agreements until 31 December 2020. Are pay-by-the-minute booths the future of work? Some EU figures fear Boris Johnson still doesn't know if he actually wants a deal and is trying to buy time while he grapples with the Covid crisis. Read more Video, 00:03:11Is the EU treating the UK differently?