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UK minister: No plans to walk away from Brexit talks with the EU

British negotiators have no plans to walk away from Brexit talks with the EU, Brexit Minister David Davis said on Tuesday. The minister made the statement after some lawmakers suggested the talks should end if no progress is made at a key summit later this...

British ‘have to pay’ — EU Commission chief Juncker

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said that Britain must pay its financial commitments in order to start Brexit trade talks, AFP reports. The comments on Friday come a day after EU negotiator Michel Barnier said that there was a “deadlock” over the bill, and not...

EU not working on ‘no deal’ scenario for Brexit — Tusk

The EU is negotiating the terms of Britain’s exit from the bloc in good faith and is not working on a scenario where there is no agreement on the separation, Reuters quoted European Council President Donald Tusk as saying on Tuesday. The UK is ready...

EU says it is up to the UK to make progress in Brexit negotiations

The European Union says it is up to the UK to make progress in Brexit negotiations with the bloc before talks on the future relationship between the two sides. The comments come after excerpts from UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech which will be delivered...

UK will leave the European Union without a deal, Scotland’s Brexit minister

Scotland’s Brexit minister says there is a high possibility the UK will leave the European Union without a deal. Michael Russell says it’s also likely the UK government will collapse before any such decision or a deal is made on leaving the EU. He also described...

EU’s chief Brexit negotiator says it is too soon to move on to the next phase

The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator says things are not still ready for a summit where future relations with Britain are to be discussed. Barnier’s comments were echoed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. He said it is too soon to move on to the...

Brexit negotiations not ready for next stage yet — EU’s Donald Tusk

Sufficient progress has not yet been made in Brexit talks to allow the negotiations to move to the next phase of discussing the future relationship including trade, European Council President Donald Tusk said. After a meeting in Downing Street with British Prime Minister Theresa May,...

Brexit envoy says EU rules apply for transition

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator says that EU rules will apply without exception during any eventual transition period after Britain officially leaves the bloc in 2019. Michel Barnier said Monday that “the totality of the EU regulations, the enforcement, the financial conditions, supervision - all...

Boris Johnson will resign if PM May ignores his Brexit demands

Boris Johnson will resign as foreign secretary before the weekend if Theresa May won't bow to his Brexit demands. That's according to the Telegraph, for whom Johnson wrote his explosive Brexit article over the weekend. https://twitter.com/VOP_Today/status/910115306043052032 The paper says that if May opts for a 'soft...

UK PM May to make Brexit speech in Italy on Sept. 22

Prime Minister Theresa May will make a speech on Britain's future relationship with the European Union on Sept. 22 in the Italian city of Florence, her spokesman said on Wednesday, as cited by Reuters.

Brexit bill passes first vote in British parliament

The government's bid to extract the UK from EU law in time for Brexit has passed its first Parliamentary test. The EU Withdrawal Bill was backed by MPs by 326 to 290 in a late-night vote despite critics saying it represented a "power-grab" by...

Anti-Brexit activists march in London

Thousands of pro-EU activists have taken to the streets of London to protest the United Kingdom’s planned exit from the bloc. The activists are hoping to sway lawmakers’ vote on controversial legislation known as the EU Withdrawal Bill. https://twitter.com/VOPnewsroom/status/906620379791314949 Meanwhile, a group of pro-leave lawmakers have called...

EU citizens leaving UK pushes down net migration

Net migration to Britain in the year to March 2017 fell by 81,000 to 246,000 people, with more than half the drop due to an increase in the number of EU citizens leaving Britain and fewer arriving, official data showed on Thursday. Net migration of...

UK gov’t mistakenly sent EU citizens deportation letter, reports

The Home Office of Britain has mistakenly informed about 100 people that they are to be deported from Britain, local media reported Wednesday. A letter was issued "in error" to a number of people stating that they are "liable to detention" so that a decision...

Britain says there will be no Brexit bill figure by October

Brexit fallout -- File - The London Economic
Britain will not have agreed a figure with the EU for its so called Brexit divorce bill by October, Brexit Secretary David Davis said on Tuesday, as cited by Reuters. The EU wants agreement on how the exit bill - to be paid in euros...

Brexit, Free movement with EU will end in March 2019

Free movement of people between Britain and the EU will end in March 2019 when Britain leaves the bloc, Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman said on Monday. Last week British Finance Minister Philip Hammond said there should be no immediate change to immigration rules when...

Brexit fallout

Brexit fallout -- File - The London Economic
Workers’ freedom of movement between Britain and the European Union will end after Brexit. That’s according to the UK immigration minister. Brandon Lewis says a new immigration system will be in place by March 2019 when the UK leaves the bloc. However, British Interior Minister Amber...

Brexit transition until 2022 – UK minister

Brexit fallout -- File - The London Economic
Britain will try to keep as many aspects of its EU membership in place as possible during a transition period of up to three years after Brexit, reported AFP news agency on Friday quoting the Finance Minister Philip Hammond. Hammond told BBC radio that EU...

Stopping Brexit ?

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair says there’s a chance Britain will remain in the European Union, stressing that halting Brexit is absolutely necessary. The ex-premier highlighted the many negative fallouts of Brexit including the slowing economic growth as well as the hit that the...

EU, UK migrants and Brexit

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They key points explained behind the rights of EU migrants living in the UK and UK migrants living in the EU after Brexit.

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