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

Albania Earthquake Followed By Hundreds Of Aftershocks

Destroyed cars stand next to a damaged building after an earthquake in Tirana on September 21. Albanian authorities say more than 340 aftershocks have followed the 5.8-magnitude earthquake that hit the country on September 21, injuring 105 people and damaging … Read More

Extinction Rebellion: Climate activists glue themselves to London Fashion Week venue

Several Extinction Rebellion protesters glued themselves to the door of a London Fashion Week venue Activists from the Extinction Rebellion campaign group have glued themselves to the entrance of a key London Fashion Week venue. They were protesting against the … Read More

Iran puts pressure on Europe to save nuclear deal within 60-day deadline

Tehran leverages use of advanced centrifuges to call for urgent European counter-measures to US sanctions. Behrouz Kamalvandi, the spokesman for the Iranian atomic energy organization, called on European counterparts to act ‘quickly’. Photograph: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Iran has announced it has … 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

Germany: Merkel urges EU to reduce dependence on White House

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German Chancellor calls out EU: “Time to take their fate into their own hands” | Photo: Reuters Germany’s Angela Merkel says Europe shouldn’t rely on U.S. directives and create its own sovereignty. Angela Merkel once again talked about the need to reduce … Read More

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