A comfortable majority of Scots voted to remain in the European Union during the 2016 Brexit referendum.
“This is an amazing moment for this country,” says Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
The British govt has warned business to get ready for disruptions once the new rules take effect.
The accord means Britain will now not tumble off a trade “cliff-edge” come Jan 1.
Once ratified, the agreement will ensure Britain and the 27-nation bloc can continue to trade in goods without tariffs.
Only 10 days are left until January 1 when Britain will leave the EU single market and customs union.
A failure to find a deal would exacerbate the growing chaos at EU and UK borders.
Britain will leave the EU single market and customs union on January 1.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says “the next days are going to be decisive”.
Johnson says the two sides still far apart on key issues.
Lawmaker Daniel Kawczynski says it will help “prevent illegal French fishing” when EU access ends.
Europe sees summit as a final chance for breakthrough.
Members of the House of Lords rejected key provisions of a bill designed to regulate trade between all four UK nations.
“As far as we’re concerned the trade talks are over,” says UK PM Boris Johnson's official spokesman.
German minister says failure to clinch a deal will have serious consequences for Britain.
The UK Internal Market Bill sets out how the govt will redistribute powers set to return from Brussels at the end of the year.
Developments cloud resumption of already tense talks with the European Union on a future trade agreement.
London has already said it will not immediately introduce checks on EU imports, instead delaying them until July.
Two sides still at loggerheads over various issues.
EU and UK negotiators will enter a fourth and last scheduled round of talks this week.
The pound weakened against the euro as UK and EU negotiators reported little progress in post-Brexit trade talks.
“The United Kingdom did not want to engage seriously on a certain number of fundamental issues.”
Britain shows unwillingness to accept jurisprudence from EU’s top court as well as the European Court on Human Rights.
Britain left the EU on Jan 31, the first country ever to do so.
The two sides appear headed for a rocky first round of negotiations as they try to forge a new relationship.
Britain left the EU on Jan 31 and the two sides have been talking tough in the run-up to a new round of negotiations.
The new measures could cause staff shortages in sectors heavily reliant on foreign workers.
Being complacent while one of our biggest trading partners undergoes major changes hardly seems to be the best strategy.
EU leaders say the further Britain diverges from their rules, the less access it will have to the EU market.
Johnson's government, ignoring the fears of big business, has promised to break away from any edicts by Brussels.