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Squabbles erupt as G7 leaders arrive for summit in France

6:49pm BST

BIARRITZ, France Squabbles erupted among G7 nations on Saturday even before their leaders had gathered for an annual summit, exposing sharp differences on global trade tensions, Britain's exit from the EU and how to respond to the fires raging in the Amazon rainforest. | Video

Britain joins Germany in criticizing Macron's Mercosur threat

6:39pm BST

BIARRITZ, France Britain joined Germany on Saturday in criticizing French President Emmanuel Macron's decision to block a trade deal between the European Union and the Mercosur group of southern American countries to pressure Brazil on Amazon forest fires.

Britain joins Germany in criticising Macron's Mercosur threat

6:31pm BST

BIARRITZ, France Britain joined Germany on Saturday in criticising French President Emmanuel Macron's decision to block a trade deal between the European Union and the Mercosur group of southern American countries to pressure Brazil on Amazon forest fires.

Who would be Brexit's Mr No-Deal? Johnson and Tusk trade barbs

3:40pm BST

BIARRITZ, France British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Council head Donald Tusk sparred on Saturday over who would be to blame should Britain leave the EU on Oct. 31 without a divorce deal in place.

Too late for new Brexit deal, France's Macron tells Johnson

23 Aug 2019

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron told Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday that there was not enough time to wholly rewrite Britain's Brexit divorce deal before an Oct. 31 deadline. | Video

British PM Johnson faces tough Brexit lunch with Macron

22 Aug 2019

PARIS, Aug 22 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Thursday try to convince France to reopen Brexit negotiations less than a day after President Emmanuel Macron bluntly ruled out any further talks on the divorce deal.

After Germany hints at compromise, France tells UK: no new Brexit deal

21 Aug 2019

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday challenged Britain to come up with alternatives to the Irish border backstop within 30 days, but French President Emmanuel Macron cautioned there would be no renegotiation of the Brexit deal. | Video

British PM Johnson urges Merkel to budge on Brexit

21 Aug 2019

BERLIN Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to tell German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday that unless she agrees to change the Brexit deal, Britain will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 without a deal.

Trump or Europe? Johnson to sample post-Brexit reality at G7 summit

21 Aug 2019

LONDON/BRUSSELS Boris Johnson is about to feel the pinch of Brexit Britain's new global status: squeezed on one side by Europeans in no mood to yield, and on the other by a United States driving a hard bargain for its economic support.

Johnson tells Germany and France: do a Brexit deal

19 Aug 2019

TRURO, England/LONDON Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on France and Germany on Monday to change their position on Brexit and negotiate a new exit deal for Britain, reiterating his stance that he is ready to leave the European Union without a deal if they do not. | Video

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