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Brexit will make Britain ‘second-rate player’: EU’s Tusk

Brussels, Belgium | AFP | Britain will be a “second-rate player” after Brexit, unable to compete with big powers like the US, China and EU, outgoing EU Council president Donald Tusk warned Wednesday. The former Polish premier said Brexit supporters were deluded if they thought leaving the EU would bring a …

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EU leaders warn next British PM: no Brexit renegotiation

Brussels, Belgium | AFP | The EU’s top leaders Friday fired a Brexit warning to whoever wins the battle to become the next British prime minister, saying the existing divorce deal could not be changed. Hot favourite Boris Johnson will face foreign minister Jeremy Hunt in a run-off vote to decide …

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Britain’s May seeks to sell new Brexit delay at home

London, United Kingdom | AFP | British Prime Minister Theresa May will try to convince her splintered country Thursday to accept a Brexit delay of up to six months she secured from EU leaders to the fury of many in her own party. May’s 27 EU counterparts pulled another all-nighter in …

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May to meet Merkel, Macron ahead of crucial Brexit summit

London, United Kingdom | AFP | British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday started a last-minute flurry of European diplomacy that includes visits to Paris and Berlin as she prepares for a make-or-break Brexit summit. Still struggling to get her EU divorce deal through parliament, May is hoping European leaders will …

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May seeks last-minute Brexit tie-breaker with opposition

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Prime Minister Theresa May was to meet on Wednesday with the leader of Britain’s main opposition party in a bid to thrash out a Brexit compromise just days before a deadline to leave the EU. The British premier was to hold talks with Labour leader …

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UK lawmakers reject Brexit deal for third time

London, United Kingdom | AFP | British MPs on Friday rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s EU divorce deal for a third time, opening the way for a long delay to Brexit — or a chaotic “no deal” withdrawal in two weeks. The pound slipped as lawmakers defied May’s plea to end …

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British PM pledges to quit to save Brexit plan

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday pledged to step down if MPs back her EU divorce deal, in a bid to break the Brexit deadlock in Britain’s fractured parliament. Following months of pressure, May told her Conservative MPs that she would quit if they …

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