Brexit weekly briefing: political declaration is latest stumbling block

May demands frictionless trade after Brexit, but ‘big issues’ remain to be resolved Welcome to the Guardian’s weekly Brexit briefing, bringing you the top stories of the past week in Brexitland arranged in a way that might – hopefully – allow you to make some sense of them. Talking of making sense of Brexit – Brexit: the final deal , a Guardian Live event on 11 October might help. It features Alison McGovern , the Labour MP for Wirral South ; Anand Menon , the director of UK in a Changing Europe; Henry Newman of Open Europe; and Adrian O’Neill , Ireland’s ambassador to the UK. The event will be chaired by Heather Stewart , the Guardian’s joint political editor. Here’s the link for tickets. Continue reading...

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