EU Divisions Over Russia Mount as France, Germany Seek Peace in Ukraine

French President Emmanuel Macron, right, shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin after their meeting at the fort of Bregancon in Bormes-les-Mimosas, southern France, Aug. 19, 2019. BRUSSELS – French and German attempts to end the conflict in east Ukraine … Read More

Incoming EU foreign affairs chief declares Brussels needs more troops and must be ready to intervene

Josep Borrell The EU must have more troops and be prepared to use them across the globe, the bloc’s incoming foreign affairs chief has told the European Parliament. Josep Borrell, who is nominated to be the EU’s next chief diplomat, … Read More

Boris Johnson Accepts Emmanuel Macron’s Deadline For A Brexit Deal

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“Everyone understands that we need to know by the end of this week where this is heading.” Boris Johnson has accepted that he has until the end of the week to save his Brexit plan, it is understood. French President Emmanuel Macron told … Read More

‘Britain’s been sacrificed!’ Brexit Party MEP launches ferocious attack on ‘EU superstate’

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BREXIT PARTY MEP Rupert Lowe has hit out at the EU, branding the institution a “federal superstate” that has “sacrificed Britain on the alter”. Mr. Lowe launched a scathing attack on the European Union as he condemned the bloc for … Read More

Johnson faces new constitutional crisis as Brexit talks grind to a halt

It appears increasingly unlikely PM will hit deadline for deal laid down in Benn act. With a Brexit delay forced on him, Johnson could fight a general election on a platform of a hard Brexit. Photograph: Han Yan/Xinhua/Barcroft Media Boris … Read More

Boris Johnson could soon be forced to stand down as prime minister to make way for Jeremy Corbyn

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Boris Johnson. Reuters –Boris Johnson could soon be removed as prime minister under a plan being pushed by opposition parties. –Johnson’s opponents fear that he will find a way to force Britain out of the European Union without a deal … Read More

EU ministers in Malta to thrash out new migrant system

Around 60,000 migrants have risked the dangerous Mediterranean crossing so far this year (AFP Photo/ARIS MESSINIS) Valletta (AFP) – Interior ministers from four EU countries meet Monday in Malta to try to work out an automatic system to determine which … Read More

EU’s Juncker: Irish Border Controls Needed in No-Deal Brexit

Jean-Claude Juncker, chief of the European Union’s executive arm, says border controls will be placed on the Irish border if Britain leaves the bloc without a deal. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker listens Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019 in Strasbourg, eastern … Read More

EU’s Juncker says he is convinced Brexit will happen – Sky

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BRIGHTON, England, Sept 22 (Reuters) – EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said he is convinced Brexit will happen, reiterating that if Britain left the European Union without a deal there would be a new border between Northern Ireland and … Read More

Europeans once hoped the British would reverse Brexit. Now, many can’t wait for them to leave

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European Council President Donald Tusk meets with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the Group of Seven summit in Biarritz, France, on Aug. 25. Tusk said in April that he still dreamed of a Brexit reversal. (Andrew Parsons/Pool/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) BRUSSELS — Wistful … Read More

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