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      Theresa May: “UK will play a full role until it leaves the EU, and will be a strong and dependable partner after that”
      Oct21

      Theresa May: “UK will play a full role until it leaves the EU, and will be a strong and dependable partner after that”

      Theresa May: “UK will play a full role until it leaves the EU, and will be a strong and dependable partner after that”As she arrived at her first European Council summit, Prime Minister Theresa May said, “I’m here with a clear message. The UK is leaving the EU, but we will continue to play a full role until we leave and we will be a strong...

      Theresa May to tell EU leaders UK wants “smooth” Brexit and there will be no second referendum
      Oct20

      Theresa May to tell EU leaders UK wants “smooth” Brexit and there will be no second referendum

      Theresa May to tell EU leaders UK wants “smooth” Brexit and there will be no second referendumPrime Minister Theresa May is due to tell EU leaders at her first European Council meeting in Brussels today that she wants a “smooth, constructive, orderly” Brexit process, but Council President Donald Tusk has not planned a substantive discussion on...

      German Deputy Finance Minister: We should all do everything we can to ensure “smooth transition” after Brexit
      Oct05

      German Deputy Finance Minister: We should all do everything we can to ensure “smooth transition” after Brexit

      German Deputy Finance Minister: We should all do everything we can to ensure “smooth transition” after BrexitJens Spahn, Germany’s Deputy Finance Minister, told Reuters in an interview, “It is good that we have a timetable [for when the UK is planning to trigger EU exit talks], so that everyone knows how things will proceed. Everyone knows...

      May to trigger Brexit talks by March 2017, says UK is not leaving “to give up control of immigration again” or to “return to jurisdiction” of the ECJ
      Oct03

      May to trigger Brexit talks by March 2017, says UK is not leaving “to give up control of immigration again” or to “return to jurisdiction” of the ECJ

      May to trigger Brexit talks by March 2017, says UK is not leaving “to give up control of immigration again” or to “return to jurisdiction” of the ECJThe UK will begin the formal Brexit negotiation process by triggering Article 50 “no later than the end of March next year”, Prime Minister Theresa May told the Conservative Party Conference in...

      ONS sees no major economic impact from Brexit vote so far, as OECD halves 2017 growth forecast
      Sep22

      ONS sees no major economic impact from Brexit vote so far, as OECD halves 2017 growth forecast

      ONS sees no major economic impact from Brexit vote so far, as OECD halves 2017 growth forecastThe Office for National Statistics (ONS) yesterday published its ‘Assessment of the UK post-referendum economy’, where it argued, “The post-referendum picture is still emerging and will continue to do so over coming months, quarters and years....

      Merkel and Hollande urge “clear vision” for Europe’s future, as Tusk calls for “realistic diagnosis” of the causes of Brexit
      Sep16

      Merkel and Hollande urge “clear vision” for Europe’s future, as Tusk calls for “realistic diagnosis” of the causes of Brexit

      Merkel and Hollande urge “clear vision” for Europe’s future, as Tusk calls for “realistic diagnosis” of the causes of BrexitAhead of the meeting of EU-27 leaders in Bratislava, French President François Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Paris yesterday. At their joint press conference, Hollande said, “We must be...

      Merkel’s refugee policy faces tough opposition from Visegrad countries and Austria
      Aug26

      Merkel’s refugee policy faces tough opposition from Visegrad countries and Austria

      Merkel’s refugee policy faces tough opposition from Visegrad countries and AustriaAt yesterday’s joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said, “We cannot endorse a system that calls for mandatory quotas to distribute refugees.” Merkel conceded that “there are...

      FT: City to look to Swiss style arrangement rather than Norway post-Brexit
      Aug19

      FT: City to look to Swiss style arrangement rather than Norway post-Brexit

      FT: City to look to Swiss style arrangement rather than Norway post-BrexitThe Financial Times reports that lobbying groups in the City of London have decided against pushing for the UK to maintain membership of the single market (similar to Norway) post-Brexit, and will instead push for Switzerland-plus style arrangement. Chief Executive of the...

      Johnson seeks to ‘normalise’ British relations with Russia
      Aug12

      Johnson seeks to ‘normalise’ British relations with Russia

      Johnson seeks to ‘normalise’ British relations with RussiaForeign Secretary Boris Johnson has told his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov that Britain must “normalise” its relationship with Russia, The Daily Telegraph reports. The Russian Foreign Ministry said: “Both sides expressed hope for a normalisation in Russian-British ties and...

      Polish and Slovak PMs press May on the rights of their nationals living in the UK
      Jul29

      Polish and Slovak PMs press May on the rights of their nationals living in the UK

      Polish and Slovak PMs press May on the rights of their nationals living in the UKSpeaking at a press conference with Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło said, “Our role in future talks will be to make sure we agree on terms that will provide the best conditions for Poles living in Britain, since a vast number...

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