What's a Sewel Convention and why did it feature in the Brexit court ruling? - BBC News

A 97-page document explaining why Supreme Court judges rejected UK government arguments regarding Article 50 mentioned the words "Sewel Convention" 18 times. So, what does Sewel mean and why is it important to the Scottish, Welsh and Northern ...

Pursuing trade pacts outside EU 'could mean worse Brexit deal for UK' - The Guardian

Britain's apparent determination to pursue trade talks with countries outside the EU could significantly undermine its efforts to negotiate a favourable Brexit deal and may well be illegal, diplomats and officials have warned. Theresa May meets Donald ...

Negotiating Brexit will be a tortuous business - Financial Times

With the government publishing a bill giving it authority to trigger Article 50, the EU treaty's divorce provision, attention turns to the likely shape of the Brexit negotiations. The most significant elements of Article 50 are to be found in clauses 2 ...

Paradox of EU regulation - Financial Times

On one thing Britain's business community can surely agree. Regulation, red tape and the rest are bad for business. Whatever the other consequences, bad or good, of departure from the EU, Brexit must surely be an opportunity to roll back the ...

Brexit: Theresa May promises White Paper on EU exit plan - BBC News

Theresa May has announced the government will set out its Brexit plans in a formal policy document. During Prime Minister's Questions, she said she recognised an "appetite" for a White Paper on her "bold" proposals for negotiations with the EU. A ...

Brexit Judgment Highlights Paradox of Popular Will and Parliamentary Sovereignty - The Wire

As individual leaders rise the world over, the UK Supreme Court's Brexit judgment is an acknowledgement of old-school constitutional values that popular will ought to be channelised only through a legislative body. Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May ...