EU summit set to unlock next phase of Brexit talks
European Union leaders are set to open the next phase of Brexit talks at a summit this week, but may toughen their conditions after Britain cast doubt on whether a deal on divorce terms is binding.
'New sense of optimism' in Brexit talks, says Theresa May
British Prime Minister Theresa May will tell lawmakers Monday there is a "new sense of optimism" around Brexit talks, despite a spat with Ireland over last week's interim deal with the EU.
EU's Tusk says 'most difficult challenge' ahead in Brexit talks
EU President Donald Tusk warned that talks on a post-Brexit trade deal and transition period would be even more difficult than a hard-won agreement on divorce terms that was sealed on Friday.
Britain 'very confident' of Brexit deal, says finance minister
Britain is still "very confident" of a Brexit divorce deal with the EU, finance minister Philip Hammond said Tuesday, a day after negotiations failed at the eleventh hour to produce an agreement.
Reports on Brexit divorce bill deal are 'rumours', says Barnier
The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier on Wednesday dismissed as "rumours" reports of a deal between London and Brussels on Britain's exit bill.
Banks could support UK economy in disorderly Brexit
Britain's lenders could support the economy through a "disorderly" Brexit, the Bank of England said Tuesday, as the sector passed its latest round of stress tests.
UK ministers 'agree in principle to higher Brexit bill'
Senior British ministers have agreed to offer more money to Brussels in Brexit negotiations, but only as part of a final deal on leaving the EU, a government source said Tuesday.
EU ready for 'most ambitious' Brexit trade pact, says Barnier
EU Brexit chief Michel Barnier said on Monday the bloc would give Britain its "most ambitious" trade deal -- but only if it meets the bloc's stringent Brexit conditions.