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      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...

      27 Tory MPs said to be ready to back amendments to Withdrawal Bill
      Feb06

      27 Tory MPs said to be ready to back amendments to Withdrawal Bill

      27 Tory MPs said to be ready to back amendments to Withdrawal BillThe Financial Times reports that the Prime Minister could face a revolt by rebel Conservative MPs who are considering supporting an amendment to give parliament a say in the event that no Brexit deal is reached. Chair of the Conservative European Research Group, Steve Baker, has...

      Post-Brexit trade deal “could be done more quickly” than CETA but Britain will face £50bn “exit bill” in Article 50 negotiations, says EU Brexit negotiator
      Dec16

      Post-Brexit trade deal “could be done more quickly” than CETA but Britain will face £50bn “exit bill” in Article 50 negotiations, says EU Brexit negotiator

      Post-Brexit trade deal “could be done more quickly” than CETA but Britain will face £50bn “exit bill” in Article 50 negotiations, says EU Brexit negotiatorAccording to private minutes obtained by The Daily Telegraph, Michel Barnier, the European Commission’s chief Brexit negotiator, said a post-Brexit trade deal “could be done more...

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