Michel Barnier

Brexit has its risks. But staying in the EU is now unthinkable

7 September 2019 9:00 am

Britain must leave the EU now, for the sake of all we hold dear

Europe still thinks Britain will come out worse from Brexit

2 February 2019 9:00 am

The EU still doesn’t understand Brexit

Now May’s talking tough over Brexit, we might actually get somewhere

4 August 2018 9:00 am

Ever since Theresa May declared that ‘no deal is better than a bad deal’ she has seemed to be drifting…

Britain has lost control of the Brexit talks

24 March 2018 9:00 am

If Brexit was going to be as easy as some of its advocates had believed, we would not have had…

Back off, Barnier – you don’t need to invent obstacles to Brexit

3 March 2018 9:00 am

There’s an unwritten law governing Boris Johnson in Westminster: every-thing he says or does is a gaffe, or can be…

Michel Barnier’s arrogant inflexibility over Brexit comes from a long Gallic tradition

21 October 2017 9:00 am

When it comes to negotiation, the French and the British are worlds apart

I’m no quitter – I’m here until the next election, says Theresa May

9 September 2017 9:00 am

Home On being asked if she meant to lead the Conservatives into the next election, due in 2022, Theresa May,…

Britain’s Brexit team must call Barnier’s bluff

2 September 2017 9:00 am

There is a growing perception that Britain is floundering in its EU negotiations, with a professional team from Brussels running…

The dark clouds that threaten Brexit

29 July 2017 9:00 am

It’s summertime and the living is easy… unless you’re a civil servant working on Brexit. Whitehall has recognised that the…

Brexit: A view from Germany

15 July 2017 9:00 am

Europeans are appalled at the EU’s response to Brexit