Sunday, 17 December, 2017

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The leaders also adopted a set of guidelines detailing a rough timetable for a transition period and a schedule of deadlines to ensure negotiations remain fluid.  

THERESA May suffered a major blow to her Brexit plans after pro-European Conservatives supported legislation giving parliament a full vote on any Brexit deal before it is implemented. Eleven rebel Tory MPs defied their party...
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THE UK government has suffered a humiliating defeat over Theresa May's Brexit deal. MPs will now have to vote to approve any deal made between Britain and the EU. More to follow...

Labour's Chuka Umunna, Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas, Liberal Democrat Tom Brake and the SNP's Stephen Gethins joined campaigners from Open Britain to demonstrate outside Parliament.

THE EU admire the Brits’ ability to keep calm and carry on, by putting the kettle on, when asked what their favourite trait about British people was. Almost half of Germans, nearly a third of...

The deal means there will be no 'hard border' in Northern Ireland and EU citizens in the UK, and UK citizens in the EU, will see their rights protected and a financial settlement to cover existing debts has been agreed, thought to be in the ballpark of £50 billion, though no official figure has been released. 

"I am absolutely convinced that, as soon as possible, we will get into the second phase of Brexit negotiations," Rajoy said in a meeting with May in London.  

BREXIT has been blamed for a drop in Europeans applying for British university places. The number of students coming to the UK from the EU has fallen for the first time in five years. Figures published...

There has been no final agreement on a final figure and senior officials think its share of unpaid bills, loans, pensions and other EU liabilities could total between €55bn to €60bn. 

SPAIN has said it will have a backup aviation deal with the UK in case of widespread disruption to air travel post-Brexit. Deputy Minister for European Affairs Jorge Toledo said if an EU-UK aviation deal...

A SPANISH source close to the Brexit negotiations has said Gibraltar is heading towards and abrupt exit from the single market. According to the senior government source, the British government has failed to offer any...

THE EU has signed a pact agreeing to integrate military funding, weapons development and deployment of European defenses. The move has been spurred by US Donald Trump's accusations that EU states don't pay enough into...

THE British public are more divided than ever. And nowhere is this more apparent than in the Brexit debate, which has divided families and opinion across the nation. And thanks to a series of YouGov surveys,...

BRITISH pet owners are growing concerned that if Brexit negotiations fail they will no longer be able to travel to the EU with their pets. If there is no deal then it will indeed be...
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THE UK Parliament will get to vote on the final Brexit deal before the country leaves the EU, minister David Davis has told MPs. He said the terms of the divorce, including any transition deal...

HOLIDAY companies are offering week long stays on the Costa del Sol for as little as £83 per person for a week, INCLUDING flights. LoveHolidays.com are offering the incredible deal as experts say companies are slashing...

THERESA May's Conservative government will collapse in 2018 and trigger a fresh election, a leading think tank has predicted.  According to Morgan Stanley, by next year May will be unable to keep walking the 'tightrope' of...

Campaigners demand preservation of existing EU rights and guarantees on joint-nationality

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Failure to convince Westminster would throw up 'host of questions', says Khan

AIRLINES in the UK are preparing messages for their websites warning customers about the risks of booking flights after March 2019. The warnings will begin to appear in spring next year if the government has...

Speaking on the BBC 1 Andrew Marr show Spain's foreign minister Alfonso Dastis has ensured the lives of British expats are 'not disrupted' in the event of a 'no deal' split from the EU.

Whilst nobody really knows what the definitive outcome of Brexit will be, there will be some changes, whether the UK comes out of the deal stronger apart from the EU or not. Some of...
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A BREXIT reversal would have a 'positive' and 'significant' impact on the UK economy, a leading think tank has claimed. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has forecast that the British economy will...

VIEWING the spectacle of political debate in the UK since the Brexit referendum result, I am reminded of the last days of the Spanish American war in 1898. The Spanish colonial army in Cuba had...
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Britain should have accepted deal to maintain current citizens' rights, says Juncker

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