The UK plans to keep visa-free travel to Britain for European Union visitors after the country exits the EU as Prime Minister Theresa May’s government draws up plans to manage immigration from the bloc.
Britain said on Sunday that it wants talks with the EU to move on to the next phase, as it set out details of the future relationship it envisages with the bloc and senior ministers presented a united approach to negotiations.
Britain will leave the European Union by the ‘back door’ leaving the single market and customs union in March 2019, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond and the Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox have jointly declared.
Britain's negotiations over leaving the European Union have not begun well due to disagreements among Prime Minister Theresa May's team of ministers about the kind of deal they should be seeking, a former top British diplomat said.
Britain is prepared to pay up to 40 billion euros (36.12 billion pounds) as part of a deal to leave the European Union, the Sunday Telegraph newspaper reported, citing three unnamed sources familiar with Britain's negotiating strategy.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Environment Secretary Michael Gove, two prominent Brexit campaigners, should be thrown in prison for the “lies” they told the nation during the EU referendum, Lord Alan Sugar has said.
British Trade Minister Liam Fox said on Sunday that he backed a transition agreement to smooth Britain's departure from the European Union, but it would have to come to an end before the next election due in 2022.
Almost half of British exporters have not reviewed their sales strategy in the year since Britain voted to leave the European Union, potentially leaving them exposed to losses, a survey by Lloyds Banking Group showed on Friday.