Jacob Rees-Mogg

LONDON | The Latest: Johnson says it’s not too late save Brexit

LONDON — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Former UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson implored fellow lawmakers not to abandon Brexit, urging them to remember the initial enthusiasm for a sharp break from the European Union. Johnson criticized Prime Minister Theresa May’s outline for negotiations presented earlier this month at her Chequers … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Johnson says it’s not too late save Brexit

LONDON | British PM accepts key amendments from hard-line Brexiteers

LONDON— British Prime Minister Theresa May Monday accepted amendments to a customs bill put forward by Brexit hardliners who oppose her plan for a “common rule book” with the European Union after the country leaves the bloc. A Downing Street spokesman said the government would not fight the amendments because it sees them as consistent … Continue reading LONDON | British PM accepts key amendments from hard-line Brexiteers

LONDON | Trump says May’s Brexit plan would kill UK-US trade deal,

LONDON — U.S. President Donald Trump lobbed a verbal hand grenade into Theresa May’s carefully constructed plans for Brexit, saying Thursday that the British leader had wrecked the country’s exit from the European Union and likely “killed” chances of a free-trade deal with the United States. Trump, who is making his first presidential visit to … Continue reading LONDON | Trump says May’s Brexit plan would kill UK-US trade deal,

LONDON  | UK Brexit Secretary who just resigned says May should remain

LONDON  —Former U.K. Brexit Secretary David Davis said Monday that he won’t seek to challenge Prime Minister Theresa May’s leadership after resigning from her Cabinet, but will aim to pressure her to toughen her position on Britain’s departure from the European Union. Davis quit late Sunday, saying he could not support May’s plan for close … Continue reading LONDON  | UK Brexit Secretary who just resigned says May should remain

LONDON  | In blow to May, UK’s top Brexit official quits government

LONDON  — Britain’s most senior official in charge of negotiating the country’s exit from the European Union resigned Sunday, accusing Prime Minister Theresa May of undermining Brexit with her plan to keep close trade ties with the bloc. Brexit Secretary David Davis quit just two days after May announced she had finally united her quarrelsome … Continue reading LONDON  | In blow to May, UK’s top Brexit official quits government