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#Brexit – Statement by David Sassoli, president of the European Parliament

#Brexit – Statement by David Sassoli, president of the European Parliament

| October 9, 2019

Statement by David Sassoli (pictured), president of the European Parliament following his meeting with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. “I have just had a meeting with Prime Minister Johnson. I came here in the confident hope of hearing proposals that could take negotiations forward. However, I must note that there has been no progress. “As […]

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New Parliament president pays tribute to victims of #Terrorism

New Parliament president pays tribute to victims of #Terrorism

| July 8, 2019

David Sassoli at Maelbeek station in Brussels Newly elected Parliament President David Sassoli (pictured) went to the Maelbeek metro station in Brussels on 5 July to pay tribute to all victims of terrorism. “On my first day as president of the European Parliament, I wanted to pay tribute to the victims of terrorism in the […]

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#Brexit: Statement by Michel Barnier following his working lunch in London with David Davis

#Brexit: Statement by Michel Barnier following his working lunch in London with David Davis

| February 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Good afternoon to all of you. First of all, I want to thank you, David, for your hospitality. I was very pleased to also meet today the Prime Minister, Theresa May. In a very short time, from now until October, we must advance on three fronts.  “First, translating our Joint Report into legal text. “Second, […]

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#BankofEngland sees up to 75,000 finance job losses after #Brexit

#BankofEngland sees up to 75,000 finance job losses after #Brexit

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Bank of England expects Britain to lose up to 75,000 financial services jobs in the years after the country leaves the European Union in 2019, the BBC reported on Tuesday (31 October). “I understand that senior figures at the Bank are using the number as a ‘reasonable scenario’, particularly if there is no specific […]

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UK government to hold conference for business leaders on #Brexit

UK government to hold conference for business leaders on #Brexit

| July 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Britain’s secretary in charge of exiting the European Union will host a conference for business leaders on Friday (7 July) as part of a government drive to give them a bigger say in the process, writes Paul Sandle. Prime Minister Theresa May’s government, which has come under fire for not consulting widely enough over its […]

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#Brexit: British Labour party have 170 questions, and for once Corbyn isn’t one

#Brexit: British Labour party have 170 questions, and for once Corbyn isn’t one

| October 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Labour Party’s shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry (pictured) and shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Stamer sent a letter to the UK’s ‘Mr Brexit’ David Davis asking 170 questions. The questions cover a wide range of issues. “Given that the prime minister has said continued free movement will not be part of any post-Brexit deal with […]

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#Azerbaijan referendum result is ‘ringing endorsement of Aliyev plans’

#Azerbaijan referendum result is ‘ringing endorsement of Aliyev plans’

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

The people of Azerbaijan have voted overwhelmingly to grant President Ilham Aliyev extended powers, writes Tony Mallett in Baku.  Some five million Azeri were eligible at the polls, held yesterday (26 September), with an overwhelming majority of the 69.7% turnout voting to allow Aliyev to extend his term of office from five-to-seven years.  Citizens also […]

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