Brexit: Jewish families in UK who fled Nazis seek German passports

posted in: Germany, News

As Brexit approaches, figures show that Germans who made Britain their home are increasingly applying for repatriation. The majority are the families of those who fled because they were persecuted by the Nazi regime. An increasing number of people living … Read More

EU leaders gather for ‘moment of truth’ Brexit summit

posted in: European Union, News

European Council President Donald Tusk touches his eyebrow after delivering a statement during a joint news conference following a Tripartite Social Summit roundtable at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco) (Francisco Seco) BRUSSELS … Read More

What’s in the new German immigration law?

German Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Hubertus Heil, German Minister of Economy and Energy Peter Altmaier and German Minister of the Interior, Construction and Homeland Horst Seehofer during a press conference on a skilled workers immigration law in Berlin, … Read More

Yearning for a glorious past won’t help Europe now

posted in: European Union, News

There are only a few months left until the UK formally exits the EU. So far, the debate about Brexit has been framed mainly in economic terms. Should the UK crash out of the bloc without a mutual exit agreement, the … Read More

With six months to go, Brexit is still baffling

posted in: European Union, News

With six months to go before Britain formally leaves the European Union on March 29, 2019, Brexit has never looked more baffling. Last week, the UK’s official opposition Labour Party formally backed a policy that could lead to a second … Read More

Brexit talks reach impasse as Theresa May issues EU with ultimatum

posted in: European Union, News

The prospect of Britain crashing out of the EU without a deal on trade or customs has intensified after Theresa May admitted yesterday that negotiations are at an “impasse” and accused European leaders of a lack of respect. In a … Read More

UK hits back after EU trashes May’s Brexit plan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and British Prime Minister Theresa May wait for the beginning of the plenary session of the informal EU summit in Salzburg, Austria, Thursday, September 20, 2018. Source: Associated Press The British government on Friday accused … Read More

Fall in sterling after Brexit vote has done more to make people poorer than immigration, says MAC – Politics live

posted in: European Union, News

EU migrant workers harvesting lettuce in West Lancashire. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo Reaction to the MAC report from thinktanks and academics And here is some reaction to the MAC report from thinktanks and academics. From Stephen Clarke, senior economic analyst … Read More

Brussels under PRESSURE: European elections ‘could FORCE EU to give in to UK demands’

posted in: European Union, News

THE EUROPEAN Parliament elections in May next year will put the EU leadership under severe pressure to strike a Brexit deal with Britain, according to former Vote Leave campaigner Gisela Stuart. Former Labour MP Gisela Stuart has predicted that the … Read More

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