Brexit has complicated and isolated Germany’s role in the EU

posted in: Germany, News

There is only one priority for Germany and the UK right now and that is dealing with COVID-19. The available estimates of the costs of shutdown in the form of lost value-added show that the coronavirus epidemic will cause costs … Read More

UK to publish draft trade deal in next nine days after EU says ‘make your mind up’

posted in: European Union, News

The PM’s Europe adviser says he will unveil a draft-free trade deal before next week’s round of negotiations with Brussels. The PM’s Europe adviser David Frost and EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier will meet again in London next week The … Read More

Talking about life after the divorce: EU and Britain set for new talks

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union kick off talks on Monday on how their relationship will shape up after Brexit, with half a trillion euros worth of annual trade and close security ties at stake in what are … Read More

EU ‘surprised’ at Boris Johnson’s Brexit stance

Ursula von der Leyen speaking to MEPs BORIS Johnson’s suggestion that the UK could be prepared to accept an Australian-style relationship with the EU without a formal trade deal has “surprised” Brussels. European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen pointed … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 31 January 2020

posted in: News, Weekly Update

Greetings from Tyler, The worldwide scare over the spread of the coronavirus continues to prompt concern if not panic.  China publicly admits they may have as many as 10,000 cases of the deadly sickness.  But they’ve quarantined whole cities, recommended … Read More

Britain leaves the European Union, leaps into the unknown

An image of the clock face of ‘Big Ben’ is projected onto the exterior of 10 Downing street, the residence of the British Prime Minister, in London as Britain left the European Union, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. With little fuss … Read More

Brexit Is Here, and It’s a Texas-Size Defeat for the E.U.

posted in: European Union, News

The loss of such a rich, sizable, powerful member state will weaken the European Union’s momentum and its diplomatic weight. A pro-Brexit rally in London last September. Britain will officially withdrawal from the European Union on Friday.Credit…Andrew Testa for The … Read More

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