House of Lords defeats government for second time on article 50 bill - The Guardian

Kishwer Falkner, Baroness Falkner of Margravine, speaks at the start of the third day of The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill. Photograph: HO/AFP/Getty Images. EU referendum and Brexit ...and more »

Spain and Poland plan ties with post-Brexit UK - Financial Times

In the forthcoming Brexit talks, Spain and Poland will be the fourth and fifth-largest countries in the EU-27 camp. Madrid and Warsaw have good reasons for wanting an amicable British departure from the EU. Each favours close post-Brexit relations with ...and more »

Brexit: Government suffers second defeat in Lords - BBC News

The government has suffered a second Brexit defeat in the House of Lords as peers backed, by 366 votes to 268, calls for a "meaningful" parliamentary vote on the final terms of withdrawal. Ministers said it was disappointing and they would seek to ...and more »

UK will have to give up all EU perks after Brexit, François Hollande warns - The Guardian

The French president, François Hollande, has warned that Britain cannot hang on to the advantages of EU membership after it leaves, saying his message to Britain is: “That's not possible; the UK will become an outsider to the European Union.”.and more »

Brexit bill: Howard says Lords trying to get veto - BBC News

A former Conservative leader has accused the House of Lords of trying to secure a "veto" over Brexit. Lord Howard criticised attempts to change the government's Brexit bill to ensure Parliament gets to approve any deal struck by Theresa May with the EU.and more »

Peers warn No 10 against 'sidelining scrutiny' when scrapping EU laws - The Guardian

The report says new limits are needed to stop ministers getting rid of bits of EU law through secondary legislation without adequate scrutiny by MPs and peers. Photograph: Tom Nicholson/Rex/Shutterstock. EU referendum and Brexit ...and more »

A primer for Europeans in post-Brexit Britain - Financial Times

My most dreaded chore this year will be to fill out an 85-page UK government application form that will give me, I hope, permanent residence in the UK after Brexit. The main issue for EU nationals in the UK is not, in fact, whether the UK reaches a ...and more »

Article 50 bill: Theresa May suffers defeat on 'meaningful vote' amendment as peers back the change by 366 to 268 -

David Davis has accused peers of trying to “frustrate” the process of triggering Brexit, as he insisted the Government would overturn the latest Lords amendment to the Article 50 bill. The Brexit Secretary is confident that a potential Tory rebellion ...and more »

Lords vote against second Brexit referendum - The Guardian

Peers in the House of Lords debate the European Union (notification of withdrawal) bill. Photograph: HO/AFP/Getty Images. EU referendum and Brexit. Lords vote against second Brexit referendum. Peers vote against referendum at end of divorce talks but ...and more »

Brexit: UK 'not obliged' to pay divorce bill say peers - BBC News

The UK could exit the EU without paying anything if there is no post-Brexit deal, a group of peers has claimed. The government would be in a "strong" legal position if the two-year Article 50 talks ended with no deal, the Lords EU Financial Affairs ...and more »