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UK government will set out which EU trade deals will not be replicated before #Brexit – Fox

UK government will set out which EU trade deals will not be replicated before #Brexit – Fox

| February 15, 2019

The British government will set out in the coming days which European Union trade deals it does not believe will be rolled over before its 29 March exit from the bloc, trade minister Liam Fox (pictured) said on Wednesday (13 February), writes Kylie MacLellan. Britain is seeking to replicate around 40 EU trade deals covering […]

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Labour pushes government to change #Brexit ‘red lines’ – spokesman

Labour pushes government to change #Brexit ‘red lines’ – spokesman

| February 15, 2019

Britain’s opposition Labour Party pressed the government to change its “red lines” on Brexit on Wednesday (13 February) after two policy chiefs held “frank and serious” talks with ministers, a party spokesman said, writes Elizabeth Piper. Prime Minister Theresa May and her ministers are trying to persuade not only their governing Conservative Party to back her deal […]

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More time needed, May returns to parliament for #Brexit

More time needed, May returns to parliament for #Brexit

| February 15, 2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May returned to parliament on Thursday to seek renewed backing for her plan to renegotiate her Brexit deal with Brussels, just weeks before the 29 March leave date and amid warnings over the risk of a disorderly exit, write Elizabeth Piper and Kylie MacLellan. While Thursday’s vote is symbolic, it could […]

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Labour MP has new plan for parliament vote on no-deal #Brexit

Labour MP has new plan for parliament vote on no-deal #Brexit

| February 14, 2019

British MP Yvette Cooper (pictured), one of the leading campaigners against Britain leaving the EU without an agreement with the bloc, unveiled a new plan on Tuesday to ensure parliament has a chance to vote on ruling out a no-deal Brexit, writes James Davey. A first attempt by opposition Labour lawmaker Cooper and Conservative Nick […]

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May seeks more time to find #Brexit deal, tells lawmakers: Hold your nerve

May seeks more time to find #Brexit deal, tells lawmakers: Hold your nerve

| February 14, 2019

Prime Minister Theresa May told MPs on Tuesday (12 February) to hold their nerve over Brexit and give her more time to negotiate a deal acceptable to both the European Union and the British parliament, write Kylie MacLellan and William James. The United Kingdom is on course to leave the European Union on March 29 […]

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It’s May’s deal or long #Brexit delay, UK’s chief negotiator overheard saying in bar

It’s May’s deal or long #Brexit delay, UK’s chief negotiator overheard saying in bar

| February 14, 2019

British lawmakers will face a stark choice between Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal or a long extension to the 29 March deadline for leaving the bloc, the UK’s chief Brexit negotiator was overheard saying in a Brussels bar, write Guy Faulconbridge and Alistair Smout. Unless May can get a Brexit deal approved by the […]

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Cross-border #healthcare needs to be better implemented

Cross-border #healthcare needs to be better implemented

| February 13, 2019

This week saw a European Parliament debate in Strasbourg on the implementation of the cross-border healthcare directive, an area that the European Alliance for Personalise Medicine (EAPM) is following closely – writes Denis Horgan, EAPM Executive Director. The EPP’s Ivo Belet acted as rapporteur on an own-initiative report on the implementation of the directive, which everyone has acknowledged […]

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