The Malta Independent 20 March 2018, Tuesday


Analysis: Theresa May fighting to hang on after gamble fails

Saturday, 10 June 2017, 07:32 Last update: about 10 months ago Associated Press

In the big book of political blunders, Theresa May's decision to hold a snap election to solidify her Brexit mandate will rank among the most memorable - and the most unnecessary. The...

EU's Brexit rules limit talks to debts, citizens' rights

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 10:59 Last update: about 12 months ago Associated Press

The European Union is making it legally impossible for Britain to tackle key issues like trade with its European partners until its debts have been settled. A draft of the mandate outlining how...

Updated: EU Brexit chief warns time running out for talks

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 10:42 Last update: about 12 months ago Associated Press

The British government minister charged with overseeing the country's withdrawal from the European Union has rejected the notion that Britain will be forced to pay a 100 billion-euro ($109 billion)...

Brexit gets nasty as EU accuses Britain of unrealistic aims

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 15:28 Last update: about 12 months ago Associated Press

In public, Britain and the European Union say they want an amicable divorce. Behind the scenes, things are getting nasty. Prime Minister Theresa May acknowledged Tuesday that Brexit "will not be...

Updated (2): EU leaders say they stand united ahead of Brexit talks

Saturday, 29 April 2017, 11:39 Last update: about 12 months ago Associated Press

European Union leaders vowed on Saturday to stand shoulder to shoulder behind their negotiating team during the divorce proceedings with Britain and warned that any demands from Prime Minister Theresa May will be dealt with "firmly."...

EU members stress unity heading into Brexit talks

Friday, 28 April 2017, 08:07 Last update: about 12 months ago Associated Press

The 27 European Union nations heading into two years of divorce negotiations with Britain stressed unity Thursday, saying there's a large consensus on the tough guidelines for their Brexit negotiators...

Labour leader says UK election 'establishment vs people'

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 14:43 Last update: about 12 months ago Associated Press

Facing steep odds and low popularity ratings, Britain's main opposition leader launched his election campaign on Thursday, painting himself as a populist outsider who will overturn a "rigged"...

UK applications for Maltese citizenship doubled since Brexit

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 11:00 Last update: about 12 months ago Julian Bonnici

Britons applying for Maltese citizenship have doubled since the Brexit referendum in June 2016, figures provided to The Malta Independent by the Ministry for Justice, Culture, and Local Government...

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