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#Brexit – EU and Britain making ‘very limited’ progress in talks: #Merkel

#Brexit – EU and Britain making ‘very limited’ progress in talks: #Merkel

| July 3, 2020

The European Union and Britain have made “very limited” progress in negotiations about their future relationship, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday (1 July), adding there was still a possibility that no deal would be agreed, writes Elizabeth Piper. Britain left the bloc on 31 January. Pressure is mounting to agree a free trade […]

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#Brexit – Barnier warns EU and UK still have ‘serious divergences’

#Brexit – Barnier warns EU and UK still have ‘serious divergences’

| July 2, 2020

Edmund Heaphy Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, said a Brexit agreement was still possible, despite serious divergences with the UK. (Daina Le Lardic/Getty Images) There are still “serious divergences” between the UK and the EU over Brexit, the EU’s chief negotiator said today (2 July), writes Edmund Heaphy. Michel Barnier (pictured) warned that […]

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Commissioner Sinkevičius starts discussions on fishing opportunities for 2021 at #AgrifishCouncil

Commissioner Sinkevičius starts discussions on fishing opportunities for 2021 at #AgrifishCouncil

| July 1, 2020

Environment, Fisheries and Oceans Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius (pictured) presented on 29 June at the EU Agriculture and Fisheries Ministers videoconference the Commission’s recent communication on sustainable fishing and orientations for 2021. The debate with ministers started the new round of discussions and negotiations on fishing opportunities for the coming year. As also outlined in the […]

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#Brexit – One year left to apply for settled status in the UK

#Brexit – One year left to apply for settled status in the UK

| June 30, 2020

Today (30 June) marks one year before the EU Settlement Scheme application deadline of 30 June 2021. So far, there have already been more than 3.6 million applications and, according to internal management figures, more than 3.3 million have now been granted status. EEA citizens and their family members who have been granted pre-settled or […]

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‘The ball is in the UK’s court,’ EU’s #Brexit negotiator says

‘The ball is in the UK’s court,’ EU’s #Brexit negotiator says

| June 26, 2020

Britain must send “clear signals” that it wants to seal a deal with the European Union on their relationship after Brexit, the bloc’s chief negotiator said ahead of more talks with London, adding a deal was still possible before the end of the year, write Gabriela Baczynska and Jan Strupczewski. Michel Barnier (pictured) said Britain […]

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Britain sets out how it will regulate the City after #Brexit

Britain sets out how it will regulate the City after #Brexit

| June 25, 2020

Britain will “tailor” capital rules for insurers inherited from the European Union as it takes back control of its crucial financial services sector, Finance Minister Rishi Sunak said on Tuesday (23 June), writes Huw Jones. Britain left the EU in January and will no longer be required to follow the bloc’s financial rules after December, […]

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#Brexit – EU-UK talks: MEPs display unwavering support for the EU position

#Brexit – EU-UK talks: MEPs display unwavering support for the EU position

| June 22, 2020

Parliament adopted a resolution strongly criticizing the British government’s approach to the EU-UK talks  Parliament regrets that differences remain substantial, with little time left to reach an agreement on the future EU-UK relationship. In a report adopted by a large majority, Parliament takes stock of the EU-UK negotiations on a new partnership so far and […]

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