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

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

British PM signs Article 50 notification letter to EU leader

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday signed the Article 50 notification letter which will officially begin Britain's exit from the European Union (EU), local media said.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

May, Sturgeon meet in Scotland, but neither lady is for turning

British Prime Minister Theresa May and Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon met Monday, just 24 hours before the Scottish Parliament's scheduled vote for a second independence referendum.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Thousands march to Houses of Parliament to demand Britain stays in EU

Central London was brought to a standstill on Saturday as tens of thousands of people gathered to protest against Britain's departure from the European Union (EU).

Saturday, March 25, 2017

EU leaders in Rome sign document promoting bloc's unity and strength

The heads of state and government of 27 European Union member states on Saturday signed a new declaration which reaffirmed their belief in the EU and their willingness to move forward.

EU faces collapse if other member states follow Britain, warns Juncker

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warned Friday that the EU could be doomed if other member states followed Brexit in leaving the bloc.

Monday, March 20, 2017

UK PM May to Trigger Brexit on March 29: Spokesman

Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the formal notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union, on March 29, a spokesman for the British leader said on Monday.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

'Now is not the time' for Scottish independence vote: Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May Thursday rejected a call by the Scottish government for a second referendum on independence before Britain leaves the EU -- but did not rule out a vote entirely.

Sinn Fein Urges US Congress to Support N Ireland Remaining in EU After Brexit

Northern Ireland political parties Sinn Fein, the Social Democratic and Labour Party and Alliance are seeking a deal for Northern Ireland to remain in the European Union to allow the continued free movement of people and goods over the border with Ireland after Brexit.

Royal assent granted for Brexit bill

British Prime Minister Theresa May has been given the legal power to start Brexit talks after Queen Elizabeth II granted royal assent to the Article 50 Bill.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Tusk says EU will not be intimidated by threats during Brexit negotiations

The president of the European Council said Wednesday that the European Union would not be intimidated by threats over the course of Brexit negotiations.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

UK government wins approval for Article 50 legislation

The British government has won final approval from parliament for legislation giving Prime Minister Theresa May the power to trigger the country's exit from the European Union.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Scotland's first minister announces second referendum bid

Scotland's first minister on Monday announced she would consult the Westminster government for permission to hold a second independence referendum within the next two years.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Brexit secretary says contingency planning under way in case no Brexit deal agreed

Brexit minister David Davis has said the British government is working on contingency plans in case Britain leaves the European Union without a deal.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Britain Could Rejoin EU after Brexit, EC Chief Juncker Says

Britain could "re-enter the boat" of the EU despite having voted to leave, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Un deuxième revers annoncé pour Theresa May devant les Lords

La Chambre des Lords devrait infliger mardi un nouveau revers au gouvernement britannique en approuvant un second amendement au projet de loi sur l'activation du Brexit destiné à permettre au parlement de voter sur l'accord final avec l'Union européenne.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Brussels Lacks Legal Basis to Ask UK to Pay Billions in Divorce Settlement

Lawyers and Conservative Party UK parliament members have concluded that there is no legal basis for Brussels to demand a 60-billion-divorce settlement from the United Kingdom, media report.

Friday, March 3, 2017

There is no economic case for breaking up the United Kingdom, says PM May

There is no economic case for breaking up the United Kingdom, British Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday, in a speech attacking Scottish nationalists for being "obsessed" with independence.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

House of Lords deals blow to government by backing amendment over EU nationals in Britain

Britain's unelected House of Lords passed an amendment Wednesday night in what is seen as a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit bill.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

EU's Juncker unveils plans for 'new chapter' after Brexit

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has revealed his scenarios for the future of the EU, warning that the troubled bloc needs a "new chapter" after Britain's expected exit in 2019.

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.

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