European Union agrees on Brexit guidelines, sets deadline on Ireland

Trade deal will make Border problem easier to fix, says Davis

There was a reminder of difficulties on trade that Britain might face after Brexit when non-EU member Norway found itself excluded from the temporary exemption Trump granted to the bloc.

"I believe there is a new dynamic now in the negotiations", she told reporters.

European Union leaders have agreed to move Brexit talks into the final phase after agreeing their negotiating guidelines for the next round of talks.

Theresa May, Britain's prime minister, hailed the transition decision as creating a "new dynamic" in the negotiations to end Britain's 45-year membership of the EU.

While welcoming the progress so far, there is a reminder that there is no legal certainty, including over the transition deal, until the whole agreement is ratified. It gives them the clarity to plan for their future and it ensures that they will only have to make one adjustment, one change, when we enter into the new relationship with the European Union in the future. He noted new talks on the border start next week.

The latest stage of the Brexit drama has been accompanied by a marked lack of acrimony, largely thanks to Mrs May agreeing to most of Brussels' key demands.

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Britain was infuriated, saying that it infringed on its sovereignty over "the Rock".

A solution to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland has yet to be agreed, with the EU insisting on a "backstop" option of Northern Ireland effectively remaining in the customs union.

And this morning Donald Tusk said the remaining countries have "adopted guidelines for the future EU-UK relations", giving the green light for an agreement on a long-term relationship to be drafted. "In practice, the transition phase will allow to delay [sic] all the negative consequences of Brexit by another 21 months", he wrote on Twitter.

The guidelines, which were leaked to Business Insider earlier this week, set out the political terms of the withdrawal agreement and call for movement from Britain on the Northern Ireland border and the future of Gibraltar.

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said he still hopes the United Kingdom will hold a second referendum on EU membership, saying, "If some way or another the United Kingdom would decide to change its position it will be highly welcome I think by every one of the liberal prime ministers and my impression is of nearly everybody in the European Union".

Mrs May, who had been expected to return to London on Thursday night, extended her stay in Brussels to take part in discussions by all 28 member states on escalating USA trade measures.

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