Saturday , January 28 2023
Home / Tag Archives: EU (page 22)

Tag Archives: EU

British MPs face decisive Brexit vote

London, United Kingdom | AFP | British MPs must decide on Tuesday whether to back Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal in a vote that could clear the way for Britain to leave the EU on March 29. As the scheduled departure date loomed nearly three years after Britons voted …

Read More »

Britain braces for make-or-break Brexit vote

London, United Kingdom | AFP | The European Union’s chief negotiator on Monday shut down hopes of a Brexit compromise with Brussels, saying it was up to Britain’s government and parliament to find a way forward with less than three weeks to go before the scheduled departure date. On the eve …

Read More »

Main points of draft Brexit agreement

Brussels, Belgium | AFP | British MPs will vote on a draft Brexit deal on Tuesday aimed at ensuring a smooth exit from the European Union to be followed by a transition period that could last until 2022. The agreement was voted down overwhelmingly by parliament in January but the …

Read More »

EU, UK officials hold more Brexit talks

London, United Kingdom | AFP | British and EU officials were meeting Saturday to try again to break the deadlock over their divorce deal, less than three weeks before Brexit. The two sides are trying to find a way to make the withdrawal agreement acceptable to British MPs, who have already rejected it once and …

Read More »

EU says ‘no solution’ for now to break Brexit deadlock

Brussels, Belgium | AFP | EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said Wednesday “no solution” has been found so far to break the deadlock over Brexit, a spokesman reported after the latest negotiations in Brussels. Briefing the European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, Barnier said the talks “have been difficult”, spokesman Margaritis Schinas said following the …

Read More »

Prince William flies to N.Ireland amid Brexit tensions

Belfast, United Kingdom | AFP | Prince William arrived in Northern Ireland on Wednesday as the British government seeks to reassure the once-troubled province at the centre of the Brexit drama that its hard-won stability will endure. The hastily-arranged two-day visit by the second-in-line to the throne and his wife Kate comes as MPs argue …

Read More »

EU’s Tusk says Brexit deadline extension a ‘rational solution’

Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt | AFP | European Council chief Donald Tusk said Monday that an extension to the March 29 deadline for Britain to leave the EU would be a “rational solution” given political developments. Tusk said he had discussed the legal and procedural context of a potential extension during talks Sunday with British …

Read More »