Brexit Trade Deal Gets a Final OK From E.U. Parliament

The vote is the formal end of the long Brexit process, which began nearly five years ago. But mutual mistrust remains high.

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Brexit Trade Deal Really Is Coming Down to the Wire

Until now, the deadlines have seemed notional and the extensions endless, but New Year’s Eve is when the Brexit transition period ends. Talks could go well beyond that day.

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With Brexit Clock Ticking, Boris Johnson Vows, Again, to Walk Away

The prime minister blew up over what he called Europe’s insistence that Britain make all the compromises. But Europe says it still wants to talk.

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As Brexit Deadlines Loom, the Posturing and Bickering Flare Again

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is threatening to cut off negotiations by Oct. 15 if there is no progress. The European Union says the British are not negotiating.

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With Brexit Trade Talks at an Impasse, Boris Johnson Finally Engages

The British prime minister held talks with European Union leaders and agreed to accelerate negotiations on a future trading relationship to try to avoid a brutal break at the end of December.

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U.K. Is Sticking to Brexit Plans Despite Coronavirus Upheaval

The government is adamant that it will not seek an extension, saying it will reject the idea even if the European Union asks.

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Queen Urges Britons to Pull Together as Nation Charts an Uncertain Course

Elizabeth, sequestered at Windsor Castle, offered encouragement in a statement. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, after a week of mixed messages, hewed to mostly voluntary curbs.

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