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    Labour’s shadow trade secretary rubbishes party’s six Brexit tests
    Apr11

    Labour’s shadow trade secretary rubbishes party’s six Brexit tests

    Labour’s shadow trade secretary rubbishes party’s six Brexit testsThe Guardian reports that Labour’s shadow international trade secretary, Barry Gardiner, has privately rubbished the Labour party’s six tests on Brexit. These tests were designed by Labour to hold the government to account in Brexit negotiations, and include...

    Theresa May: UK’s participation in Galileo satellite programme after Brexit is in the interests of the EU
    Mar27

    Theresa May: UK’s participation in Galileo satellite programme after Brexit is in the interests of the EU

    Theresa May: UK’s participation in Galileo satellite programme after Brexit is in the interests of the EUCommenting on reports that the EU is proposing excluding the UK from its Galileo satellite programme, Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday said at the House of Commons, “We have been very clear that as long as we are members of the EU we...

    Germany’s future lies in the unity of Europe, says Merkel
    Mar22

    Germany’s future lies in the unity of Europe, says Merkel

    Germany’s future lies in the unity of Europe, says MerkelIn her governmental statement to the German parliament yesterday, Chancellor Angela Merkel said “Our [Germany] future lies in the unity of Europe,” adding that only together member states could defend their interests. She said that decisions on the broader structure of the Eurozone...

    Spain will not make UK-EU deal dependent on shared Gibraltar sovereignty
    Aug08

    Spain will not make UK-EU deal dependent on shared Gibraltar sovereignty

    Spain will not make UK-EU deal dependent on shared Gibraltar sovereigntySpeaking to the Spanish newspaper ABC, Spain’s Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis said, “I place great importance on Gibraltar, an issue which takes the form of a Spanish demand for the completion of our territorial integrity,” but added, “We will try to...

    DUP leader says reunification is a “non-runner” as Irish senator foresees referendum in the next decade
    Aug03

    DUP leader says reunification is a “non-runner” as Irish senator foresees referendum in the next decade

    DUP leader says reunification is a “non-runner” as Irish senator foresees referendum in the next decadeDiscussing an Irish parliament committee report titled ‘Brexit and the future of Ireland’, rapporteur Mark Daly of Fianna Fáil said, “I think a referendum [on unification] will be held in the next decade. The lesson from Brexit is that you...

    UK not expected to agree financial settlement figure until the close of Brexit negotiations
    Jul19

    UK not expected to agree financial settlement figure until the close of Brexit negotiations

    UK not expected to agree financial settlement figure until the close of Brexit negotiationsPress Association reports that the UK will not agree a final figure on its financial settlement to the EU until near the close of negotiations in March 2019, and will seek to maintain flexibility on the sum until then. However, “sufficient progress” should...

    EU budget commissioner warns Brexit will put a €10bn-12bn hole in EU budget
    Jun29

    EU budget commissioner warns Brexit will put a €10bn-12bn hole in EU budget

    EU budget commissioner warns Brexit will put a €10bn-12bn hole in EU budgetUnveiling a Reflection paper on the future of the EU’s finances, EU budget commissioner Günther Oettinger warned that the “gap in the EU finances arising from the United Kingdom’s withdrawal and from the financing needs of new priorities needs to be clearly...

    Conservative Party announce plans for trade commissioners worldwide in bid to boost trade post-Brexit
    Jun06

    Conservative Party announce plans for trade commissioners worldwide in bid to boost trade post-Brexit

    Conservative Party announce plans for trade commissioners worldwide in bid to boost trade post-BrexitThe Conservative Party yesterday announced Prime Minister Theresa May would establish nine trade commissioners in different regions of the world to promote exports and drive trade policy overseas post-Brexit. In a statement, the Party said,...

    New YouGov poll suggests Conservatives could lose their majority in the House of Commons
    May31

    New YouGov poll suggests Conservatives could lose their majority in the House of Commons

    New YouGov poll suggests Conservatives could lose their majority in the House of CommonsAccording to a new YouGov poll for The Times, the Conservative Party of UK Prime Minister Theresa May could be on course to lose its majority in the House of Commons after next week’s general election. The central scenario of the survey predicts that the...

    Net migration to the UK fell to 248,000 in 2016, as number of EU nationals leaving rose by 31,000
    May26

    Net migration to the UK fell to 248,000 in 2016, as number of EU nationals leaving rose by 31,000

    Net migration to the UK fell to 248,000 in 2016, as number of EU nationals leaving rose by 31,000Net long-term migration to the UK fell to 248,000 last year, a decrease of 84,000 compared with 2015 and the lowest level seen in over two years. This was largely driven by an increase in emigration. Migration levels from the Eastern and Central...

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