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

What Is Brexit? What Does ‘No-Deal’ Mean?

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Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Britain’s two main political parties are haggling over the nation’s withdrawal from the European Union, known as Brexit. The badly divided government is in crisis, unable to agree on an approach to the country’s biggest peacetime decision … Read More

Brexit’s ‘Doomsday Politics’ Mean Voters May Be Last Chance to Resolve Crisis

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson during questioning in the British Parliament on Wednesday.CreditCreditJessica Taylor/UK Parliament LONDON — He jabbed his finger in the air and shook his head theatrically. He dared the opposition to back his call for an election and … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 13 September

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Greetings from Tyler, Somebody wake us when the fight over Brexit has concluded.  It turns out that the British Parliament is going to fight the will of the population with every procedural stunt at its disposal.  The twists and turns … Read More

Boris Johnson is edging closer towards agreeing a new Brexit deal

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The Democratic Unionist Party which props up the Conservative government is willing to drop one of its strict Brexit red lines, according to reports. The Northern Irish party is reportedly willing to accept a regulatory border in the Irish sea. … Read More

Merkel: US No Longer ‘Automatically’ Plays Role of Europe’s Defender

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TEHRAN (FNA)- Speaking before the lower house of parliament in Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel stated on Wednesday that the US will no longer defend Europe automatically and that the latter should make more efforts to defend itself. “Europe is … Read More

Angela Merkel says there is hope for Brexit deal ‘right up to the last day’

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Mrs. Merkel hinted that Brussels would insist on level playing field guarantees as part of any agreement CREDIT: HAYOUNG JEON/EPA Angela Merkel has said there is still every chance of a Brexit deal being struck as British negotiators headed to Brussels for further … Read More

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