EU leaders set to offer Boris Johnson three-month Brexit extension

The European Union is preparing to grant Britain a flexible three-month Brexit extension, according to a leaked draft of an agreement set to be signed off by Brussels. French President Emmanuel Macron had been pushing for a short extension of around two … Read More

Merkel says EU must forge free UK trade deal very quickly

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union need to conclude a free trade agreement as soon as possible after Britain’s exit from the bloc, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, hours after the two parties sealed a divorce … 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

Johnson faces showdown in Parliament as MPs seek to block no-deal Brexit

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Boris JohnsonPhoto: Victoria Jones/PA Boris Johnson faces a showdown in Parliament after he vowed to push for a snap general election if rebel MPs succeed in a bid to seize control of parliamentary proceedings. Parliament returns on Tuesday after recess, … Read More

Boris Johnson given OK by Queen to suspend parliament

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The Queen has signed off on Boris Johnson’s shock request to suspend parliament which would stop Jeremy Corbyn’s plans to block a ‘No Deal’ Brexit. The Queen has approved Boris Johnson’s bombshell request to suspend parliament and stop Jeremy Corbyn’s … 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

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

EU warns of impact of Brexit on rest of Europe

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(BRUSSELS) – The EU Commission warned Thursday of the repercussions of Brexit for citizens and businesses in both the United Kingdom and the EU, as it prepares for all outcomes of the United Kingdom’s exit from the EU. As the EU’s … Read More

EU and Japan sign trade deal covering a third of the world’s economy

The European Union and Japan signed a huge free trade deal on Tuesday that cuts or eliminates tariffs on nearly all goods. The European Union and Japan signed a huge free trade deal on Tuesday that cuts or eliminates tariffs … Read More

EU, China seek closer ties as US turns against trade

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At a time of heightened uncertainty in the global economic environment, leaders of Europe and China are meeting to ponder ways to counter the fallout from US President Trump’s “America First” policies. US President Donald Trump’s attacks on the international … Read More

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