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

The impact of the Brexit vote may finally be losing its chokehold on the two-party duoply of British politics. The Labour Party has now called for a transitional period after Britain leaves the EU in March 2019, during which it argues single market and ...and more »

Little progress at Brexit talks but 'fruitful' discussion on Ireland -

The European Commission's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has said there has been no substantial progress in Brexit talks with the exception of Ireland matters, where there was progress on the Common Travel Area. At a joint news conference ...and more »

Divorce, European-style - The Economist

DIVORCE is seldom amicable, as Britain's exit from the European Union shows. As this week's third round of talks began, the two parties attacked each other. Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission's president, said Britain's latest Brexit papers ...and more »

Rejecting suicide, Britain settles for self-harm on Brexit - European Council on Foreign Relations

August has produced a slew of new UK government papers on Brexit, on topics ranging from data protection to customs arrangements, judicial cooperation, dispute settlement and the Irish border, as well as a major policy shift by the opposition Labour ...and more »

Major breakthrough in Irish strand of Brexit talks - Irish Times

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It's Britain's own fault for being “blackmailed” with a Brexit divorce bill - Quartz

Britain's International Trade Secretary Liam Fox went on the offensive and claimed the UK “can't be blackmailed into paying a price” to leave the European Union. And the EU is getting increasingly peeved with how Britain does not feel “legally obliged ...and more »

David Davis: Norway model is one option for UK after Brexit -

Brexit secretary's remarks are an unusually concrete admission the UK has weighed up membership of the European Free Trade Association. By Cynthia Kroet and Katy O'Donnell. 9/1/17, 5:37 PM CET. Updated 9/4/17, 5:28 AM CET. Britain is considering ...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. Matthew Goodwin. Professor Matthew Goodwin. Visiting Senior Fellow, Europe Programme. @GoodwinMJ ...and more »

EU Brexit negotiator: UK demands on single market are impossible - as it happened - The Guardian (blog)

Afternoon summary. Michel Barnier, the EU'S chief Brexit negotiator, has said there has been “no decisive progress” on key issues in talks with the UK, as the two sides hit deadlock over the divorce bill. Theresa May has secured a much hoped-for formal ...and more »

Barnier warns no 'decisive' progress in Brexit talks - Financial Times

Michel Barnier, the EU Commission's Brexit chief, said there has been no “decisive” progress in talks with the UK at the conclusion of the third round of formal negotiations on Thursday. Speaking alongside his UK counterpart David Davis in Brussels, ...and more »