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?
There is historical precedent for suing the EU. But is it a good idea?
Despite promises, it's hard to deny that the UK's standards on agriculture, air pollution, and climate change are under threat.
The British foreign secretary, Francis Osborne, tried to negotiate free trade deals with eight European rivals in the late 18th century. Guess how many bit the dust.
Two years after the Brexit referendum, Cabinet members apparently agreed on the country's vision for its future relationship with the EU. But it has already led to a flurry of resignations.
The prime minister had managed to get her cabinet to agree on a Brexit plan, but who are the political winners and losers?
EU leaders ended their June summit in unanimous agreement, but implementing their conclusions on the ground will be much harder.
The EU has agreed to explore proposals for centres to process people before they can cross the Mediterranean.
Why Airbus has warned that a no-deal Brexit could force the plane maker to close its UK operations.
A psychological tendency to gamble rather than accept certain losses, may lead to a surge in support for a harder Brexit.
When it comes to ongoing security co-operation, mutual trust is crucial – but that is currently lacking.
US tariffs could potentially benefit some EU firms that rely on steel and aluminium.
As Facebook grows and grows, it either drowns out or buys up the competition.
The new coalition's spending plans will ramp up Italy's annual budget by over €100 billion a year.
Populist politics can only be sustained if the reality of international co-operation is conveniently set aside.
If you thought the risk of Grexit was bad, you've got a shock coming in the shape of Italy.
Reports of profligacy by the leaders of the Pan African Parliament could further diminish its legitimacy, which is already being questioned .
By choosing to deal with companies with better data protection policies, Australian consumers can create pressure for change in how personal data is handled across the board.
After Brexit, politicians hope that technology can help us avoid a hard border in Ireland.