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EU eyes years of #Brexit payments and immigration

EU eyes years of #Brexit payments and immigration

| April 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Britain will be paying off obligations to Brussels for years after Brexit, remain subject to EU courts and go on letting relatives of European immigrants settle in the UK, draft EU negotiating documents show, write Alastair Macdonald and Jan Strupczewski. The demands are contained in a paper, seen by Reuters on Thursday, that outlines “key […]

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#Brexit makes campsites cool again as Britons tighten belts

#Brexit makes campsites cool again as Britons tighten belts

| April 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Before last year’s Brexit vote, Scott McCready was struggling to fill his holiday cabins on the coast of south-west England. Now the site is fully booked with British tourists avoiding more expensive foreign trips following a plunge in the pound, write Kate Holton and William Schomberg. This turnaround in the 10 months since Britons decided […]

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EU’s #Tusk says Polish intelligence probe part of ‘smear campaign’

EU’s #Tusk says Polish intelligence probe part of ‘smear campaign’

| April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

European Council President Donald Tusk testified for eight hours on Wednesday (19 April) in a Polish intelligence probe by Warsaw’s right-wing government that he described as a smear campaign to discredit him, writes Marcin Goettig. Tusk was called as a witness in an investigation into former heads of military counter-intelligence (SKW) suspected of cooperating with […]

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Britain will lose more from #Brexit than EU, bloc’s foreign policy chief says

Britain will lose more from #Brexit than EU, bloc’s foreign policy chief says

| April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Britain will lose more than the European Union from its decision to leave the bloc, the EU’s top diplomat said on Thursday (20 April), and talks with London were expected to be difficult, writes Christian Shepherd. Prime Minister Theresa May formally began Britain’s divorce from the EU last month, declaring there was no turning back, […]

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#Brexit: May to make election pledge to end EU free movement of people into UK

#Brexit: May to make election pledge to end EU free movement of people into UK

| April 20, 2017 | 1 Comment

Prime Minister Theresa May will make a formal pledge ahead of the June 8 election to end European Union free movement of people into Britain, the Daily Mail newspaper has reported, citing unidentified party sources, writes Guy Faulconbridge. May will also include pledges in her election manifesto to pull out of both the EU single […]

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#UK parliament backs May’s plan for June 8 snap election

#UK parliament backs May’s plan for June 8 snap election

| April 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Prime Minister Theresa May won parliament’s backing for an early election on Wednesday (19 April), a vote she said would strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union and help heal divisions in Britain, writes Elizabeth Piper and Kylie MacLellan. May surprised allies and opponents on Tuesday when she announced her plan to […]

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European nations need to co-operate with US on #Iran policy

European nations need to co-operate with US on #Iran policy

| April 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Within his first month in office, the Republican president has directed his State Department to begin a review that could actually lead to the hard-line Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) being designated as a foreign terrorist organization. It appears not improbable that President Donald Trump’s intends the United States to move to confront Iran’s paramilitary […]

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