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How May’s failed deal shattered EU relations

Lack of assurances on backstop and customs union led to impasse If they want to leave, they should do it now, Brexit adviser, Olly Robbins, to speak to the EUs most senior lawyers would be denied until the treaty exit mechanism, known as article 50, was triggered. Timeline Five key moments Show Hide 19 June […]

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With No End in Sight, Europe is Sick of Brexit Bullshit

The divorce from hell, the longest separation ever, trying to live together after breaking uphowever one describes the excruciating uncoupling of the United Kingdom and the European Union, one thing is sure: Europeans are starting to get a little bit tired of the whole bloody affair. On Thursday, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May bought a […]

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‘I’m not a quitter’: Theresa May says she could fight another election as PM

May tells reporters she is in this for the long term, risking reigniting anger in her party over the disastrous general election and criticisms of her leadership Theresa May insisted she could fight another general election as prime minister, arguing that she is not a quitter despite repeated criticisms of her leadership style. Risking reigniting […]

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Election 2017: May appeals to MPs for support as her future hangs in balance

Prime minister expected to signal at 1922 committee meeting that she will run government in a less controlling way, after carrying out modest reshuffle Theresa May will appeal to her MPs to throw their weight behind her at a crunch meeting on Monday, as her future hangs in the balance after the Fiona Hill and […]

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Juncker tells May he is ’10 times more sceptical than before’ on Brexit

Account of meeting between PM and EU commission head sees some close to latter put chances of talks failing at over 50% A devastating account of a dinner in Downing Street between Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker has emerged, claiming the European commission president ended discussions about a potential Brexit deal by telling the British […]

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How Juncker’s Downing Street dinner turned sour

Talks between EU commission president and British PM started pleasantly enough, say reports, but then they started discussing Brexit Jean-Claude Juncker had prevaricated when he was first asked to Downing Street for dinner. The prime minister had already announced a general election when the surprise invite came from Theresa May, and he wasnt sure whether […]

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Why hard Brexiteers should fear an all-powerful Theresa May | Matthew dAncona

Conservatives who want the prime minister to have a stronger hand in the Brexit negotiations must realise that she may use it against them Welcome to the momma-cussing, rap-battling, are you disrespecting my family phase of the Brexit talks. Though the official negotiations have yet to begin, the insults are already flying. It cannot be […]

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Britain set to lose EU crown jewels of banking and medicine agencies

Rival member states vie to attract prestigious agencies currently located in London as diplomats agree to block talks on future comprehensive trade deal The EU is set to inflict a double humiliation on Theresa May, stripping Britain of its European agencies within weeks, while formally rejecting the prime ministers calls for early trade talks. The […]

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MPs slam Theresa May over lack of a plan if Brexit talks collapse

PM plans to trigger article 50 within days but all-party parliamentary committee says she is putting national interest at risk Theresa May has been accused by a powerful parliamentary committee of putting the national interest at risk by failing to prepare for the real prospect that two years of Brexit negotiations could end with no […]

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George Soros: Theresa May won’t last and Donald Trump is ‘would-be dictator’

Billionaire investor delivers bleak Brexit forecast at World Economic Forum and says Donald Trump is gearing up for trade war but will fail Theresa May will not remain in power long as Brexit cripples her government, while Donald Trump is a would-be dictator who is going to fail, the billionaire investor George Soros has told […]

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