UK 'formally' rejects extension on stalled post-Brexit talks
The UK will not ask for more time to reach a deal with the EU on their post-Brexit relationship, the UK's top Brexit official Michael Gove has confirmed. However, the UK also softened its stance on border checks.
Brexit: EU accuses UK of trying to maintain economic benefits amid coronavirus recession
The EU's top Brexit negotiator has said the UK wants "the best of both worlds" in its future economic relationship with the bloc. The OSCE said the UK may feel the effects of the pandemic recession worse than EU members.
EFCC donates property seized from Diezani to Lagos for isolation centre, Germany in recession and more
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EU frustrated with sluggish Brexit negotiations
EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier has warned that time is running out to avoid a hard Brexit at the end of this year. He is growing frustrated with the "disappointing talks."
Music show: The Big Moon on touring their second album and Record Store Day 2020
Despite Brexit and coronavirus fears, London's indie rock four-piece The Big Moon have just embarked on the European leg of their tour. The Mercury Prize-nominated band - who recently released their second album "Walking Like We Do" and toured with veterans the Pixies - popped by the FRANCE 24 studios to chat to Marjorie Hache about their news, including the fact that they are this year's Record Store Day ambassadors. The show also features new releases by French electro duo Telepopmusik, Brighton rocker
Brexit planning cost Britain 4.4 billion pounds
The British government has spent about 70% of the funds allocated to cover the cost of Brexit preparations. The money mostly went to cover staff costs, new infrastructure and gathering external expertise.
Facing the music: N.Ireland looks to post-Brexit future
As Britain prepares to leave the EU, Northern Ireland violin-maker Martin McClean looks to the uncertainty that remains over the trading status of the province. EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier this week warned of the risk of a fresh "cliff edge" at the end of 2020.
The business of Brexit
Brexit is happening for real this time! January 31 kicks off an 11-month transition period. In this special programme, we look at how the UK's exit from the EU could impact business - from the tech industry to fishing and the banking sector.
How Brexit will impact on Africa: The Bad and The Good
As the United Kingdom finally leaves the European Union, good or bad, its departure will come with a mixed bag for Africa.