How Boris Johnson’s departure paved the way for a grand Brexit bargain – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. LONDON — It was clear when Boris Johnson was forced from Downing Street that British politics had changed forever. But few could have predicted that less than six months later, all angry talk of a cross-Channel trade war would be a distant memory, with … Read more

The EU and UK have a Northern Ireland deal — so what’s in it? – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. LONDON — After four months of intense talks (and plenty of squabbling before that), the EU and U.K. have a deal to resolve their long-running post-Brexit trade row over Northern Ireland. But as U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak works to sell the so-called “Windsor … Read more

UK Says It Has Reached Deal With EU To Fix Brexit Trade Spat Over Northern Ireland

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. and the European Union ended years of wrangling and acrimony on Monday, sealing a deal to resolve their thorny post-Brexit trade dispute over Northern Ireland. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen signed off on the deal at a meeting in Windsor, England. Afterwards Sunak … Read more

‘We’re giving it everything we’ve got’ on Brexit deal – POLITICO

LONDON — Rishi Sunak insisted Saturday he wants to “get the job done” on Brexit, promising he was “giving it everything we’ve got” to secure a deal with Brussels. In an interview with the Sunday Times, the British prime minister said he was hopeful of a “positive outcome,” as he launched a weekend media blitz, … Read more

Rishi Sunak is haunted by ghosts of prime ministers past – POLITICO

LONDON — “Back to her old self again” was how one erstwhile colleague described Liz Truss, who made her return to the U.K.’s front pages at the weekend.  That’s exactly what Rishi Sunak and his allies were afraid of.  Truss, who spent 49 turbulent days in No. 10 Downing Street last year, is back. After … Read more