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Updated: EU leaders launch new phase in Brexit talks

Friday, 15 December 2017, 12:41 Last update: about 9 hours ago Associated Press

European Union leaders give final clearance for Brexit negotiations with Britain to enter second phase involving trade. This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be...

In blow to May, UK lawmakers assert final say on Brexit deal

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 07:51 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

British lawmakers delivered a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans Wednesday by giving Parliament the final say on any exit agreement the government reaches with the European...

Brexit secretary says a no-deal Brexit now less likely

Sunday, 10 December 2017, 18:27 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

The likelihood of Britain leaving the European Union without a future trade deal has "dropped dramatically" now that the two sides have reached a preliminary agreement on their divorce terms, the...

Theresa May makes diplomatic blitz to unlock Brexit talks

Monday, 4 December 2017, 11:59 Last update: about 11 days ago Associated Press

British Prime Minister Theresa May will make a diplomatic blitz to Brussels on Monday to meet top European Union officials and try to reach a much-needed breakthrough in the negotiations on Britain's...

UK finance chief backtracks after inflammatory Brexit comments

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 07:02 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

Britain's finance chief quickly backed away from comments that risked inflaming the Brexit talks Friday, saying he regretted describing the European Union as "the enemy" during an earlier television...

EU says little progress made in Brexit talks with Britain

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 14:15 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Brexit talks have made little progress, the European Union's negotiator said Thursday, meaning he cannot yet recommend broadening the negotiations beyond the focus on the terms of Britain's exit to...

MEP Mizzi: Brexit must ensure the rights of EU citizens

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 15:06 Last update: about 3 months ago

MEP Marlene Mizzi took a strong stance on EU citizens’ rights in the Brexit negotiations with the United Kingdom. “There are more than 3 million EU citizens residing in the United...

EU Brexit chief laments slow progress but hails new dynamic

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 13:17 Last update: about 4 months ago Associated Press

The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator says that talks on Britain's departure are weeks or months away from making sufficient progress, despite hailing a positive "new dynamic" in the...

UK vows Brexit won't mean the return of Irish border posts

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 07:13 Last update: about 5 months ago Associated Press

There must be no border posts between the U.K. and Ireland after Brexit, and European Union citizens will be able to enter Britain through EU member state Ireland without immigration checks, the...

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