EU says Britain must pay Brexit divorce bill even if no deal

Mina Andreeva, file photo. [Europe by Satellite] Britain must pay its Brexit divorce bill even if it crashes out of the bloc without a deal, the EU said Monday (26 August), warning that future ties would be threatened if London … Read More

Boris Johnson heads to Germany to meet Angela Merkel as Brexit tour begins

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Boris Johnson will travel to Germany tonight to meet Angela Merkel over Brexit (Picture: PA/Reuters) Boris Johnson is beginning a week of meetings with EU and world leaders in Germany where he will meet with German chancellor Angela Merkel. The … Read More

Von der Leyen elected EU Commission head after MEPs vote

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Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen has been narrowly elected president of the EU Commission following a secret ballot among MEPs. The center-right defense minister will replace Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on 1 November. She secured the backing of more than … Read More

Christine Lagarde among those to take top EU jobs after marathon summit

Christine Lagarde has been proposed for the presidency of the European Central Bank ( AFP/Getty Images ) European Union leaders have agreed on who should next fill the bloc’s top positions following a marathon summit. European Council President Donald Tusk announced … Read More

EU heads back Germany’s von der Leyen to be new Commission president

The European Union’s leaders have thrown their weight behind German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen to become the new president of the European Commission, a development that came after a marathon of contentious talks that saw Europe’s political heavyweights abandon the … Read More

Angela Merkel TURNS her back on EU: German leader REJECTS Brussels top job

ANGELA Merkel yesterday denied that she is in the hunt for a top European Union job after her term as German chancellor ends. Ms Merkel fuelled speculation that she is vying to replace Jean-Claude Juncker or Donald Tusk after claiming … Read More

E.U, China Trade Agreement Opposes Trump’s America First Agenda

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French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker welsome Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, March 26, 2019. (Photo: Reuters) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang assured the European Union that … Read More

The Latest: UK lawmakers avoid Brexit topic at Parliament

French President Emmanuel Macron,left, greets British Prime Minister Theresa May before a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris Tuesday, April 9, 2019. A top official at the French presidency says France doesn’t rule out granting a further delay to … Read More

Brexit: Theresa May ‘hopes’ UK will leave EU with a deal

Getty Images Theresa May has said she “sincerely hopes” the UK will leave the EU with a deal and she is still “working on” ensuring Parliament’s agreement. Arriving in Brussels, she said that she had “personal regret” over her request … Read More

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