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Brexit: EU drafts trade deal ahead of talks with UK
The British negotiating team will take a red pen to large sections of this EU draft treaty.
EU-UK FTA: EU draft text (12 Mar 2020)
Brexit talks cancelled: UK-EU Trade talks scrapped as coronavirus outbreak erupts
Trade talks with the European Union have been called off amid a global health scare over the coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus set to derail Brexit talks, UK minister admits
The spread of the coronavirus epidemic is set to derail post-Brexit trade talks between London and the EU, UK Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove admitted.
’Corporate courts’ and post-Brexit trade deals
An alliance of civil society groups has delivered nearly 70,000 signatures calling on the UK government to commit to keeping controversial ‘corporate courts’ out of post-Brexit trade deals.
Chlorinated chicken and hormone-grown beef? What a UK-US trade deal could mean for your diet
Some of the most controversial issues include chlorinated chicken, potassium bromate and hormones.
Caroline Lucas: Coronavirus – and why we should all be worried about the US trade deal
Corporate-led trade deals put us all in danger when it comes to tacking future health crises, writes Caroline Lucas MP.
Brexit UK risks copying EU’s Sahara flaws
The UK Government is in the final stages of entering into a new trade agreement with Morocco including the territory of Western Sahara, without consideration of recent EU and British court rulings, or of the people of the occupied land.
Britain to table draft UK-EU trade pact, seeking to pressure Brussels
The UK will table its own free trade pact with the EU in a bid to up the ante on Brussels at next week’s second round of negotiations on post-Brexit relations.
EU-UK Brexit talks: Differences clear after first week
The two sides sound quite positive and appear to agree on some technicalities in areas like transport and energy. But there are some big disagreements about some big things.
Why don’t we just… end the secrecy surrounding trade talks?
As it leaves the EU, Britain is taking a far more secretive approach to the many trade talks it is holding. Neither the public – nor even our MPs – are allowed to know what’s happening in those negotiations.
UK eyes speedy banking deal with US in parallel trade talks
The UK and US may seek a quick deal on financial services separate from the free trade accord the two are negotiating, a British official said.
US-UK trade deal: Four things you might have missed, from food standards to climate commitments
The government has not ruled out imports of US agricultural products made to lower standards than in the UK.
Liz Truss kick-starts UK-US trade talks
The UK is publishing its negotiating objectives for a free trade agreement with the United States, with talks expected to begin this month.
What US business wants from a UK deal
Lighthizer will hold preparatory talks with Truss ahead of formal negotiations on a US-UK free trade agreement.
Brexit: UK negotiating objectives for trade with EU, in a nutshell
UK vision for next phase of Brexit abandons commitments made in October alongside withdrawal agreement.
Public fear Trump trade deal food standards
Most people are worried about meat quality standards being lowered in a future trade deal with the United States, a new survey suggests.
Post-Brexit trade talks start next week: Here’s what you need to know
The EU and the U.K. are starting their first post-Brexit trade talks on Monday, in what European ministers are expecting to be “complicated” negotiations.