Michel Bernard Barnier is a French politician serving as the European Commission's Head of Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom since November 2019. He previously served as Chief Negotiator - Task Force for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom under Article 50 TEU from October 2016 to November 2019.
The Government has published its negotiating mandate for trade talks with the European Union. The guidelines state the UK's intention to rely on World Trade Organisation terms under an arrangement with..
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has met with the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels to discuss Scotland's future relationship with the European Union. Report by Blairm. Like us on..
Boris Johnson's chief Europe negotiator David Frost has met his counterpart from the European Union Michel Barnier as talks began to strike a post-Brexit trade deal. Opening positions set out by the.. WorldNews - Published
Post-Brexit negotiations between Britain and the EU will be hard and short because of Britain's self-imposed deadline, but a deal is possible if both sides stick to their political framework agreement,.. Reuters - Published
The EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier has issued a fresh warning that the UK must accept common standards with the bloc if it wants continued preferential access to European markets. As the.. WorldNews - Published
EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier warned Britain the bloc was ready to play hardball in coming Brexit negotiations as member states signed off on a common negotiating stance on Tuesday. “We will not.. WorldNews - Published
Michel Barnier has rejected British demands for a Canada-style trade deal that would free the UK from EU rules as he made a thinly-veiled warning to Boris Johnson not to break his word. Speaking in.. WorldNews - Published
Access to the European Union market for Britain-based financial firms will be linked to the overall results of trade talks with London, EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said on Monday. Reuters - Published
Boris Johnson has threatened to walk away without a Brexit trade deal rather than accepting EU rules as battle lines were being drawn up by the two sides. The Prime Minister will use a speech to say.. WorldNews - Published
Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier told the 27 EU states staying on together that a loose so-called association agreement like the one the bloc has with Ukraine should serve as the basis for a new.. Reuters - Published
The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier on Monday warned Britain that its departure from the bloc later this week would have “negative consequences” and only ever be an.. France 24 - Published
Businesses still face the risk of a cliff edge Brexit at the end of the year given the short time available to negotiate a future trading relationship between Britain and the European Union, the EU’s.. Reuters - Published
European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier warned Britain on Tuesday not to discriminate against EU citizens seeking permanent residency after Brexit, urging London to set up an independent.. Reuters - Published
A comprehensive agreement on the future relationship between the European Union and Britain will take longer than the 11-month transition period that begins when the UK leaves the EU on Jan. 31, the.. Reuters - Published
The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Wednesday the risk of Britain's chaotic departure from the bloc without a divorce agreement still existed, and that future trade talks.. Reuters - Published
LONDON (AP) — European Union ambassadors agreed Friday that the bloc should grant Britain’s request for another extension to the Brexit deadline but they have not yet figured out how long that.. WorldNews - Published
An Oct. 10 meeting near Liverpool, England, between Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar and his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, was the turning point in reaching Thursday's new deal on Britain's.. Reuters - Published
Britain and the European Commission have agreed a new withdrawal accord that will be presented to European Union leaders later on Thursday, the EU's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said. Reuters - Published
The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier told the bloc's executive arm on Wednesday that "a number of significant issues" remained unresolved in last-ditch talks with Britain, European.. Reuters - Published
The European Union's Brexit negotiator told the 27 EU states staying on together that he saw three possible scenarios ahead: a deal with Britain later on Tuesday, another delay to Britain's departure.. Reuters - Published
EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has today said a deal is ‘still possible’ before the weekend (Picture: Getty) The EU’s chief negotiator has said a Brexit deal ‘is still possible’ with.. WorldNews - Published