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#Brexit bedlam: Parliament votes down May’s EU divorce deal by 230 votes

#Brexit bedlam: Parliament votes down May’s EU divorce deal by 230 votes

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal was rejected by 230 votes on 15 January – the largest defeat for a sitting government in history, write William James and Kylie MacLellan. The vote is set to trigger political upheaval that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or even to a reversal of the […]

| January 15, 2019

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UK headed for #Brexit delay and second referendum – #Farage

UK headed for #Brexit delay and second referendum – #Farage

Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage (pictured) said on Wednesday (16 January) he thought Britain was heading for a delay to its scheduled March 29 exit from the European Union and probably would hold a fresh referendum on the country’s membership of the EU, writes William Schomberg. Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a resounding defeat on her […]

| January 17, 2019
First thing May needs to do is extend #Brexit deadline – Sturgeon

First thing May needs to do is extend #Brexit deadline – Sturgeon

If British Prime Minister Theresa May wants a cross-party compromise on Brexit the first thing she needs to do is to extend the March 29 time limit, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon (pictured) said on Wednesday (16 January), writes Elisabeth O’Leary. The day after a parliamentary loss by the worst margin for a British government […]

| January 17, 2019
Commission welcomes agreement on stricter rules on #EUPoliticalPartyFunding

Commission welcomes agreement on stricter rules on #EUPoliticalPartyFunding

The European Parliament and the member states have reached provisional agreement to tighten the rules on European political party funding.   The amendment to the Regulation on funding of European political parties was part of a series of measures proposed by President Juncker in his 2018 State of the Union speech to secure free and fair […]

| January 17, 2019
Labour calls on May to try a #Brexit compromise to get deal passed

Labour calls on May to try a #Brexit compromise to get deal passed

Prime Minister Theresa May could eventually get a Brexit deal through parliament if she negotiated a compromise with the opposition Labour Party, the second most powerful man in the party told Reuters on Wednesday (16 January), writes Andrew MacAskill. May’s Brexit deal suffered a crushing defeat in parliament on Tuesday (15 January), triggering political chaos […]

| January 17, 2019
EU increases its #HumanitarianAssistance – Record budget adopted for 2019

EU increases its #HumanitarianAssistance – Record budget adopted for 2019

As more and more people face humanitarian crises worldwide, the EU has adopted its highest ever initial annual humanitarian budget of €1.6 billion for 2019. From long-lasting conflicts in the Middle East and Africa, to the growing impact of climate change worldwide, humanitarian crises are worsening and conflict threatens aid delivery to those most in […]

| January 17, 2019
#EUElections  – New rules to prevent breaches of data used to influence elections

#EUElections – New rules to prevent breaches of data used to influence elections

A proposal introducing penalties on European political parties deliberately breaching data protection to tamper with EU elections was informally agreed on Wednesday (16 January). The new provisions agreed by Parliament and Council negotiators are aimed at protecting the electoral process from online disinformation campaigns based on misuse of voters’ personal data. Some recent cases, like […]

| January 17, 2019
Twenty years of the #Euro – Three in four Europeans in favour of single currency

Twenty years of the #Euro – Three in four Europeans in favour of single currency

Happy birthday, dear eurozone! Europe’s economic and monetary union turned 20 on 1 January 2019  The launch of the euro two decades ago brought tangible benefits to people and companies across the EU. A ceremony in Parliament on 15 January marked the event. Launched on world financial markets on 1 January 1999, the euro was […]

| January 17, 2019
#Self-DrivingCars in the EU: From science fiction to reality

#Self-DrivingCars in the EU: From science fiction to reality

Driverless vehicles will be on the EU market from 2020. What are the benefits? What is the EU doing to face the challenges of the automated transport sector? Thanks to the latest developments in digital technology such as robotics, artificial intelligence and high-performance computers, the self-driving cars we once fantasised about in films and books […]

| January 17, 2019
#Pesticides – Protecting consumers is our highest priority says #EPP

#Pesticides – Protecting consumers is our highest priority says #EPP

EPP Group protects consumers, insists on science-based approach towards pesticides authorization. “Even though the EU authorization process is already the safest in the world, we can still further improve it”, said the EPP Group’s Norbert Lins MEP, ahead of the vote on the findings and recommendations of the Parliament’s Special Committee on the Authorization Procedure […]

| January 17, 2019
#Brexit – Time has come for UK to clarify its position

#Brexit – Time has come for UK to clarify its position

MEPs debated the rejection of the Withdrawal Agreement in the UK’s House of Commons © European Union 2019 – EP  In the debate following the UK House of Commons’ meaningful vote, MEPs underlined that Europeans will remain united and that citizens’ rights are still the EP’s priority. Following the rejection of the Withdrawal Agreement and […]

| January 17, 2019

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How does Theresa May proceed with Brexit?

How does Theresa May proceed with Brexit?

A round up of the options Theresa May has in order to proceed with Brexit.

| January 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
Brexit: Theresa May pushes for cross-party consensus

Brexit: Theresa May pushes for cross-party consensus

The PM will meet MPs to try and break the Brexit stalemate, but Corbyn insists no-deal must be ruled out.

| January 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
Brexit: Theresa May gives Downing Street statement

Brexit: Theresa May gives Downing Street statement

Theresa May has called on MPs to “work constructively together” after winning a no confidence vote.

| January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

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