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EU's chief Brexit negotiator Barnier attends an EU's General Affairs Council in Brussels

Michel Barnier says Britain must stay permanently bound to EU regulations after Brexit if it wants a trade deal

Barnier said the EU would be 'extremely vigilant' in policing any attempts for the UK to cut its rules and regulations in a bid to gain a competitive advantage.
Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis and European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier pose ahead of a meeting in Brussels, Belgium, March 19, 2018

5 things we learned from the Brexit transition agreement

Everything you need to know about the transition agreement reached by British and EU negotiators on Monday morning.

The EU is to call for Northern Ireland to remain wedded to customs union and single market rules after Brexit

The EU will suggest Northern Ireland effectively stays in the single market and customs union if a hard border cannot be avoided, a source has told BI.
The European Parliament's lead Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt (L) with the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier

The European Parliament is to call for Britain to have ‘privileged’ single market access after Brexit

EU politicians want the UK to agree an 'association agreement' with the EU.

The pound dived after the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator warned a transition deal is ‘not a given’

"To be frank, if these disagreements persist, transition is not a given," Michel Barnier said on Friday.
Michel Barnier

Northern Ireland border checks are now ‘unavoidable’ after Brexit

EU chief negotiator says that Britain's decision to leave the customs union and single market means Northern Ireland border checks are now inevitable.
Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis welcomes the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier to Downing Street in London, February 5, 2018.

Michel Barnier tells Britain: ‘Time has now come to make a choice’

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator is in London to meet with Theresa May and Brexit Secretary David Davis.
Brexit Secretary David Davis

David Davis is being sidelined by Theresa May in Brexit negotiations

A former aide to the Brexit secretary has held face-to-face talks with Davis's opposite number in the EU.

Michel Barnier: Brexit transition must end in December 2020

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator added that Britain must comply with all EU rules and regulations during the transition.

David Davis warns EU it cannot ‘cherrypick’ Brexit trade deal with Britain

The Brexit Secretary was responding to Michel Barnier's warning that Britain cannot pick and choose from other trade deals.