19 Mar 2018

UK and EU agree Brexit transition deal

Political Editor

Britain and the European Union have agreed a deal on what happens after the UK’s departure from the EU next year. At a press conference in Brussels today, Brexit Secretary David Davis and the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier said that in addition to the transition deal, they’d also agreed a large part of the final withdrawal deal too. But there are still gaps, notably over the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic.