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Government confusion over Brexit means our world class civil service is going to waste - Prospect

Brexit Secretary David Davis and EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier. Photo: Ye Pingfan/Xinhua News Agency/PA Images. A picture, they say, paints a thousand words. And a recent—much discussed—photo certainly seemed to bear this out. A shot of David ...and more »

UK's approach to Brexit is 'nostalgic and unrealistic', says EU negotiator - The Guardian

The Brexit secretary, David Davis (left), listens to Michel Barnier on Thursday. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters. The UK's approach to Brexit is nostalgic, unrealistic and undermined by a lack of trust, the EU's chief negotiator has said in his ...and more »

'Divorce bill' row frustrates Brexit talks - BBC News

Both the UK and EU have expressed frustration at the pace of Brexit talks amid disagreement over the size of the UK's "divorce bill". EU negotiator Michel Barnier said the UK did not feel "legally obliged to honour its obligations" after Brexit. He ...and more »

Minimal talks progress as Brexit sides play cards close - Financial Times

Hard slog and negligible progress defined the third round of Brexit talks this week, as UK and EU negotiators deliberately held back their strongest political cards for a showdown later in the year. Three days of discussions in Brussels made headway on ...and more »

Labour plants a firmer foothold in the shifting sands of Brexit Britain - The Conversation UK

Andy Price does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. Sheffield Hallam ...and more »

Labour Faces the Need to Reconcile With Working Class Brexit Supporters - Chatham House

The party's price for remaining electorally relevant is giving up on the liberal internationalist aims of a united Europe and open borders. Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer campaigns in a Leave-voting area in Wales during the 2017 UK general ...and more »

Brexit negotiators impatient over scant progress - Financial Times

The EU's Brexit negotiator warned that “no decisive progress” had been made in the third round of talks with the UK this week amid testy exchanges that laid bare growing impatience on both sides. Michel Barnier and his British counterpart David Davis ...and more »

Inside the Brexit talks: 72 hours in Brussels - POLITICO.eu

Like a pack of over-dressed late summer tourists, they streamed out of the Eurostar terminal at Gare du Midi on Tuesday morning with their roller-bags and duffels. Their mission, however, was not to drink Kriek lambic in the Grand Place but to spend ...and more »

The EU is blackmailing Britain – and it may well work - The Guardian

'Gates slamming shut in 2019 would be a nuisance for the EU, but chaotic for the UK.' David Davis and Michel Barnier during negotiations in Brussels, August 2017 Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters. The stalled Brexit negotiations are now serious. We ...and more »

Liam Fox says the UK should not be 'blackmailed' by EU over Brexit - Sky News

The International Trade Secretary says talks on the relationship between the UK and the EU must start now. 16:34, UK, Friday 01 September 2017. preview image. Video: Liam Fox: We need open and liberal trading. By Jason Farrell, Senior Political ...and more »