Showing posts with label Brexit. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Brexit. Show all posts

Friday, February 17, 2017

Tony Blair Hints at Possible U-Turn on Brexit: 'It Isn't Inevitable'

The United Kingdom's looming departure from the European Union is not inevitable and the UK public can still reverse the process once it finds out the costs of Brexit, former Prime Minister Tony Blair said Friday.

Juncker says 2 years not enough for Brexit

Jean-Claude Juncker believes it will take longer than two years to agree on all the arrangements for Britain to leave the European Union, he said on Thursday.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Britain Unlikely to Trigger Article 50 at March EU Summit: Brexit Minister

British Brexit minister David Davis said on Tuesday the government was on course to meet its end of March deadline to launch the formal divorce procedure with the European Union but did not see Britain doing so at an EU summit next month.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Juncker fears Britain could divide EU over Brexit talks

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said he fears Britain will divide the European Union's 27 remaining members by making different promises to each country during its Brexit negotiations.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

EU's Tusk Urges Europe to Rally against Trump Threat

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday that US President Donald Trump has been added to the threats to Europe and called on Europeans to stick together to avoid domination by three other continental powers.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

UK will become global leader in business: Theresa May in Turkey for talks on post-Brexit trade deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May has met President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey as part of a mission to prepare the way for trade deals following Britain's withdrawal from the European Union.

Friday, January 27, 2017

French presidential hopeful warns of Britain becoming US vassal state

Britain is becoming subservient to a United States that will be extremely difficult to cooperate with judging by President Donald Trump’s “serious and worrying” first acts, French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron said on Friday.

Irish High Court to Start Hearings Friday on Whether UK Can Revoke Article 50

Dublin’s High Court will start hearings on Friday on whether the United Kingdom can unilaterally revoke Article 50 once it has been activated if it changed its mind about Brexit.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017

British gov't rejects claims Brexit will destroy Northern Ireland peace agreement

The British government rejected Sunday a claim by Gerry Adams, president of the Sinn Fein political party, that taking Northern Ireland out of the EU will destroy the agreement that restored peace to the island.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

US President Trump to meet with British PM on Friday

Newly-inaugurated U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with visiting British Prime Minister Theresa May next week, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Saturday.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

French Far-Right's Le Pen Says Brexit Will Have Domino Effect

French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said Saturday that Britain's vote to leave the European Union would have a domino effect across the bloc.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Post-Brexit UK will become global leader in business, trade says British PM

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday said a post-Brexit United Kingdom would take on a global role as the strongest advocate of business, free markets and free trade.

EU won't accept pick-and-choose tactics in future Brexit negotiations : Tusk

There will be no place for pick and choose tactics in future Brexit negotiations, European Council President Donald Tusk warned on Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

UK Supreme Court says it will give Brexit trigger case ruling on Tuesday

Britain's Supreme Court said it will deliver its ruling next Tuesday on whether Prime Minister Theresa May can begin the process of leaving the European Union without parliament's assent.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Germany welcomes May's desire for "EU partnership"

Germany's foreign minister has welcomed the "little bit more clarity" British Prime Minister Theresa May provided on what kind of Brexit Britain wants and said it was good she made clear she wanted to work constructively with the European Union.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Trump: NATO is obsolete, Merkel's refugee policy is catastrophe

US President-elect Donald Trump said in an interview with the German daily Bild that NATO is "obsolete" and accused Chancellor Angela Merkel of committing a "catastrophic mistake" with her refugee policy to allow some 890,000 refugees, many of them from Syria, into the country in 2015.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

EU Brexit negotiator warns over risk to financial stability

The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator has warned that the bloc must be aware of the risk to financial stability during what are expected to be very tough talks with Britain.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

British immigration minister proposes levy on skilled EU workers after Brexit

Britain's Minister of State for Immigration Robert Goodwill on Wednesday proposed a levy of a 1,000 pounds (about 1,220 US dollars) a year on skilled workers in the European Union employed by British companies after Brexit.

Bank of England Governor: EU to Suffer Greater Losses From Brexit Than UK

The European Union may sustain greater financial losses than the United Kingdom if the two parties fail to negotiate financial terms of the UK withdrawal from the bloc, head of the Bank of England Mark Carney said Wednesday.

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