EU leaders approve Brexit preparations for second phase of talks

EU leaders have agreed to start preparatory talks on the bloc’s relationship with Britain after Brexit. EU President Donald Tusk said leaders have given the go-ahead to EU preparations for the second phase of talks, despite the fact that not enough progress has been made on the terms of the divorce. However, the EU will […]

European Summit

A two-day EU summit has opened in Brussels, with leaders set to rule out moving to full Brexit trade talks after negotiations stalled. Meanwhile, many EU leaders want to seize the opportunity created by the isolationist leanings of the Trump administration. Can EU leaders and Theresa May agree on an amicable divorce? Wang Yiwei, director […]

OECD: Uncertainty will harm UK economy

Britain’s Brexit minister David Davis said he hopes EU leaders will move towards securing a deal at the summit later this week. But the European Union has told Britain that it must make more concessions in order to bring the talks forward. Meanwhile, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development says the uncertainty of the […]

May and Juncker agree to accelerate Brexit talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission Chief Jean-Claude Juncker agreed over dinner in Brussels on Monday that the pace of negotiations over Britain’s departure from the European Union should be stepped up. A joint statement described a “constructive and friendly” two-hour meeting, during which they “reviewed the progress made in the Article 50 […]

EU’s Barnier: no major progress in Brexit talks, money still an issue

The European Union and Britain have not made major progress this week in talks about the country’s exit from the bloc and are stuck over how much Britain should pay when it leaves, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator said on Thursday. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): […]

Little progress as UK and EU hold further Brexit talks

The European Union and the United Kingdom are both claiming the other side must make the next move to unblock Brexit negotiations. Both sides are meeting in Brussels without their chief negotiators, amid concerns they will miss a deadline for a divorce deal and that Westminster is heading for a chaotic departure. Subscribe to us […]

Fifth round of divorce talks to start Monday about brexit negotiation

The fifth round of Brexit talks will start in Brussels on Monday. British Prime Minister Theresa May says both sides need to show “flexibility” in seeking a deal on the nation’s divorce from the European Union. Progress has been slow, six months after May triggered the start of the two-year process of leaving the EU. […]

Sympathy and daggers after British PM’s chaotic speech

British Prime Minister Theresa May hoped that her speech at the Conservative Party conference would be a moment to stamp authority on the party and the country. After a coughing fit, a prankster handing her a P45 (the document given when a person loses their job), and her conference slogan literally falling apart behind her, […]

PM Theresa May says she can secure a strong Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May told her Conservative Party conference on Wednesday that it’s not her style to give up and turn away when things get tough. May’s speech in Manchester was also aimed at telling critics she can lead Britain and secure a strong Brexit deal. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Download our APP […]

Brexit negotiations hit a financial roadblock

With rounds of negotiations, Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator has lamented the UK’s “lack of sufficient progress” on the three core issues of separation: the divorce bill, rights of UK and EU citizens after Brexit and the Irish border. EU leaders will gather for an EU summit in Brussels in October to open […]

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