Stokes vows to break deadlock over major Waterloo housing revamp

Mr Stokes said the council’s decision would “only prolong the stalemate” and further delay the strategically important project. He has written to Housing Minister Melinda Pavey and Sydney lord mayor Clover Moore to demand that they work to break the deadlock by March 12. And he warned that he will appoint Jim Betts, secretary of […]

Britain ‘hands EU draft free trade agreement’ in bid to break Brexit deadlock

Both sides’ chief negotiators are set to give an update on the state of the talks on Friday. 3 min read21 August British negotiators have sought to break the deadlock over the UK’s post-Brexit relationship with the European Union by submitting a draft free trade agreement, it has been reported. With the latest […]

EU accuses Britain of showing no ‘willingness’ to compromise as latest Brexit talks end in deadlock

5 min read21 August The European Union has accused Britain of showing no “willingness to take on board the EU’s priorities” as the latest round of post-Brexit talks ended without a breakthrough. The bloc’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier said there was “nothing surprising whatsoever about the EU’s priorities” in the negotiations, which remain […]