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May makes no change to #Brexit demands in talks with EU leaders – report

May makes no change to #Brexit demands in talks with EU leaders – report

| January 21, 2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May made no change to her demands in talks with European Union leaders despite her Brexit plan being defeated by British lawmakers earlier this week, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported on Friday (18 January) writes Kanishka Singh. May’s demands continued to focus around either a legally binding time-limit for the Irish […]

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Former PM Major urges May to drop #Brexit red lines

Former PM Major urges May to drop #Brexit red lines

| January 21, 2019

Former British prime minister John Major (pictured) urged Theresa May on Saturday (19January) to drop her “red lines” on Brexit or allow parliament to find a way forward to avoid a damaging no-deal departure from the European Union in March, writes William Schomberg. Major said he compromised on key decisions on the Northern Irish peace […]

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#Brexit explained – simple isn’t it!!!

#Brexit explained – simple isn’t it!!!

| January 20, 2019

David Cameron made a promise he didn’t think he’d have to keep to have a referendum he didn’t think he would lose. Boris Johnson decided to back the side he didn’t believe in because he didn’t think it would win. Then Gove, who said he wouldn’t run, did, and Boris who said he would run, […]

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

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

| January 17, 2019

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 […]

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

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

| January 17, 2019

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 […]

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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

| January 17, 2019

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 […]

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

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

| January 17, 2019

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 […]

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