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LUXEMBOURG | Brexit deal hamstrung by Irish border issue

LUXEMBOURG — Only two days ahead of a summit once seen as the moment when Britain and the European Union would have to reach a Brexit deal, both sides are still refusing to blink over the question of the Irish border. A flurry of diplomatic meetings over the weekend had raised hopes for an agreement … Continue reading LUXEMBOURG | Brexit deal hamstrung by Irish border issue

BRUSSELS | Optimism rises for Brexit breakthrough next week

BRUSSELS  — With just days to go before a key Brexit summit next week, optimism is growing that a deal can be reached to ensure a smooth transition for Britain’s exit from the European Union. European Union Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said Friday that he sees room for a breakthrough in the talks next week, when … Continue reading BRUSSELS | Optimism rises for Brexit breakthrough next week