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

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Trump: NATO is obsolete, Merkel's refugee policy is catastrophe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

Monday, January 9, 2017

British PM close to spelling out her plans for Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday she will set out her plans for Britain's exit strategy from the European Union over the coming weeks.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Sturgeon says she is not bluffing over second referendum

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has insisted she is not bluffing about the prospect of a second Scottish independence referendum.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Farage says Ireland may move towards 'Irexit'

The former leader of UKIP has said he believes public opinion in Ireland will move towards an 'Irexit' if the UK secures a good deal in negotiations with the European Union.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

UK Ambassador to EU Resigns Only Few Months Before Brexit Talks' Start

UK Ambassador to the European Union Ivan Rogers, who was expected to start negotiating Brexit with the bloc in the end of March, has announced his resignation.

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

EU negotiator says UK will have 18 months to strike Brexit deal

Britain will have less than 18 months to negotiate its exit from the European Union once talks begin and won't be allowed to pick and choose what it likes, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator said Tuesday as he outlined his stance for the first time.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Regret Brexit, not decision to hold referendum: David Cameron

Former British prime minister David Cameron today defended his decision to hold a referendum which led to the UK’s exit from the European Union.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

After Trump and Brexit, Austria far-right eyes presidency

The populist wave rising in many countries could claim a fresh victory Sunday if Norbert Hofer is elected Europe's first far-right president since 1945.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Threat of Brexit contagion hangs over Italy's referendum

A year ago, Italy’s Matteo Renzi confidently staked his political future on a constitutional referendum. But that was before Brexit and Donald Trump. With Italians now in similarly insurgent mood, the gamble threatens to backfire spectacularly.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

EU Values/Ethos: UK cannot 'have cake and eat it' on Brexit, Luxembourg PM to AFP

Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said Britain cannot "have its cake and eat it", as the government in London distanced itself from a memo including the aim to have the best of both worlds from Brexit.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Scottish, Welsh gov'ts win right to intervene in historic Brexit court case

British Supreme Court announced Friday that the Scottish and Welsh governments will be allowed to intervene in the forthcoming legal battle over how Britain's exit from the European Union (EU) should be triggered.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Brexit preparations are on track, May tells Merkel

British Prime Minister Theresa May assured her German counterpart that preparations for Britain's exit from the European Union were on schedule, and that the legal process would begin by the end of March next year.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Londres toujours sans stratégie sur le Brexit, affirme un rapport

Le gouvernement britannique n'a toujours pas arrêté sa stratégie sur le Brexit et l'ampleur de la tâche qui l'attend pour sortir de l'Union européenne pourrait nécessiter jusqu'à 30 000 embauches supplémentaires, affirme un rapport publié mardi par le Times.

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