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EU blasts British 'fantasy' on Ireland

Apo - The EU on Thursday dismissed British "fantasy" on solving the Irish border problem after Brexit talks in Brussels this week and warned it would be hard to make progress by a key summit in June.

UK may have to extend customs union membership: MPs

Britain's failure to draw up a Brexit blueprint may mean the country will be forced to remain in the EU's customs union past its own 2020 deadline, lawmakers said Thursday.

Brexit plan to leave customs union not ready until 2021: tax chief

London - A post-Brexit blueprint to replace Britain's customs union with the European Union will not be ready until the end of 2020, tax chief Jon Thompson has told lawmakers.

UK admits will pay Brexit bill before agreeing trade deal

London - The British government acknowledged Wednesday it must pay its Brexit divorce bill before securing a new trade deal with the EU, despite previously insisting the cash could be a bargaining chip.

UK mulls extending EU customs arrangements beyond transition: reports

London - The British government is considering staying aligned to the EU's customs union for years after a post-Brexit transition period if it cannot resolve the Irish border issue, newspaper reports said Thursday.

'Cage fight': Lawmakers grow impatient with Brexit split

London - Another day, another battle. British Prime Minister Theresa May tries once again Tuesday to unite her warring ministers on a plan for post-Brexit trade ties with the EU.

EU's Barnier fires new warning on June Brexit deadline

Apo - EU negotiator Michel Barnier warned Britain Monday to resolve the issue of its post-Brexit border with Ireland by a June summit, saying there had been little movement since leaders last met in March.

British PM says 'trust me' on Brexit

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May insisted Sunday she could be trusted to deliver a good Brexit deal as she tried to mend government rifts over the best way forward.

UK Brexit divisions laid bare in cabinet splits, parliamentary votes

London - British political divisions over Brexit resurfaced Tuesday, as the House of Lords handed the government fresh legislative defeats on the issue, hours after Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson dismissed as "crazy" one of Prime Minister Theresa May's proposa...

UK lawmakers vote to strike Brexit date from bill

London - Britain's House of Lords on Tuesday voted to remove the date of Brexit from the front of key legislation on the process, the latest in a string of defeats for Prime Minister Theresa May's government.

Britain's Johnson condemns 'crazy' Brexit customs plan

London - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Tuesday dismissed as "crazy" a government proposal for customs arrangements with the EU after Brexit, forcing cabinet divisions into the open once again.

Britain's Boris Johnson condemns 'crazy' Brexit customs plan

London - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Tuesday dismissed as "crazy" a government proposal for customs arrangements with the EU after Brexit, forcing cabinet divisions into the open once again.

Poland plays down possible EU budget cuts

Warsaw - Poland on Monday played down possible EU funding cuts over its controversial judicial reforms -- in addition to sanctions it already faces -- saying it sees room for negotiation over financial allocations.

Britain backs French plan for European defence force: minister

Sofia - Britain is backing a French plan to create a European military intervention force as a way to maintain strong defence ties with the EU after Brexit, a minister told AFP on Saturday.

Britain backs French plan for European defence force: minister

Sofia - Britain is backing a French plan to create a European military intervention force as a way to maintain strong defence ties with the EU after Brexit, a minister told AFP on Saturday.

Hungary blasts EU over funding 'blackmail' plan

Budapest - Hungary said Thursday that a European Union plan to link the bloc's funding payouts to respect for the rule of law amounted to "blackmail", a day after Brussels unveiled its first post-Brexit multi-year budget plan.

EU big guns take aim at post-Brexit budget plan

Apo - The EU's plans for a bigger 1.279-trillion euro multi-year budget after Brexit drew fire on Wednesday from key member countries angry that they will have to foot the bill.

Barnier warns Brexit talks at 'risk' over Ireland issue

Dundalk - The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier warned Monday that the talks were at "risk" due to disagreements over the future of the Irish border after Britain leaves the EU.

EU's Barnier warns Brexit deal at risk over Irish border

London - European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier warned Britain Sunday that "the time has now come to resolve the contradictions" over the Northern Irish border, ahead of a visit to the island.

Brussels begins big battle on post-Brexit budget

Apo - The EU will this week unveil its first formal plans for a larger, one-trillion-euro-plus long-term budget after Britain's departure, which threaten to further deepen divisions in the bloc.

UK govt dealt another Brexit defeat in parliament

London - Prime Minister Theresa May received another Brexit blow on Monday when Britain's upper House of Lords voted for a measure to retain a key European Union human rights charter.

Britain 'clearly' leaving EU customs union: Johnson

Toronto - There is no doubt Britain's departure from the European Union means it will also leave its customs union and single market, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told reporters on Friday.

Dutch state appeals expats Brexit case

Amsterdam - The Dutch state Thursday appealed a decision by an Amsterdam court to refer a landmark case over Brexit to Europe's top court, as British expats demand clarification of their rights as EU citizens.

Britons in Europe need post-Brexit certainty too: think-tank

Apo - The European Union should stop waiting to see what the final Brexit deal is and "urgently" start planning for Britons who live on their territory now, a think-tank said on Thursday.

European firm wins contract for post-Brexit UK passports

London - A Franco-Dutch company on Wednesday won a contract to make British passports after the country leaves in the EU, in a blow for Brexit campaigners."The 11.

No Brexit deal without Ireland solution: EU's Tusk

Strasbourg - Britain must come up with a solution for the Irish border after Brexit or there will be no divorce deal or transition period, EU President Donald Tusk warned on Wednesday.

Cambridge Analytica and Facebook are part of a bigger problem

From helping to successfully sway the Brexit vote in the UK, to aiding President Donald Trump's election campaign by the use of false statements and anti-Muslim messages to spread fear and hatred, Cambridge Analytica has changed how we view social media.

New push for referendum on final Brexit deal

London - A new cross-party campaign for a referendum on Britain's EU departure deal was to launch on Sunday, insisting the British public -- and not just politicians -- should be given a say.

Tracey Emin sends anti-Brexit message in pink neon

London - British artist Tracey Emin has unveiled her latest artwork: a bright pink homage to Europe at St Pancras station in London -- Britain's rail gateway to the continent.

Bill Clinton hails 'genius' of N.Ireland peace deal 20 years on

Belfast - Former US president Bill Clinton on Tuesday celebrated the "genius" of the Northern Ireland peace deal 20 years ago, as he joined key political figures in Belfast to mark the anniversary of the historic accord.
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