The white paper, which outlines Britain's vision for Brexit, does make independent trade deals tricky.
Is the UK's Brexit plan enough to avoid a hard Irish border?
The UK government has consistently pledged freedom from European laws. It's clear now that the plan is no such thing.
Both Leavers and Remainers are unhappy with the UK's exit plan – but can their dispute ever be resolved satisfactorily?
There is historical precedent for suing the EU. But is it a good idea?
It sparked a series of government resignations, but what's actually in Theresa May's Brexit plan?
The PM will surely have to make some concessions to Brussels. Can she get them past her party further down the line?
Despite the problems that lie ahead with the Brexit plan Theresa May hammered out at Chequers, the EU prefers a Brexit deal rather than a 'no deal'.
After the resignation of David Davis, Dominic Raab has a tough job ahead of him at the Department for Exiting the European Union. Here are some lessons he could learn from his predcessor.
The prime minister had managed to get her cabinet to agree on a Brexit plan, but who are the political winners and losers?
Most Leave voters would rather lose Northern Ireland than drop Brexit, reflecting a longstanding indifference.
It has been a confusing few weeks on the Tory benches. Here's how to understand the dispute between Brexit rebels and the PM.
The government has avoided defeat on its key piece of Brexit legislation – but for how long?
A tale of two 'backstop options' for Northern Ireland after Brexit.
A deal with Europe would offer freedom, but some key sectors wouldn't be included.
The international partnership offers new trade opportunities for the UK but some of its members also stand to lose out as a result of leaving the EU.
Research into cognitive processes found people who adapted their thinking to changing situations were more likely
Three important aspects of international trade deals will limit the UK's democratic control over trade.
Tensions with Russia and the US have made both partners in the Brexit negotiations more aware of their shared interests than they seemed to be a year ago.
The EU faces three key challenges over Brexit: avoiding a no-deal scenario, managing the ticking negotiation clock and ensuring its own unity.