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The Brexit could bring a "real end to the British Empire," warns a leading EU representative

The UK's imminent exit from the European Union could be the "true end of the British Empire," the chairman of its governing body warned. Donald Tusk, the outgoing President of the European Council, spoke sharply Wednesday during a speech in Belgium which focused on bringing together opponents of Brexit before the planned withdrawal of Great Britain on 31 January. "One …

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Brexit: EU considers flexible three-month extension

Image copyright Reuters The EU is due to meet on a Brexit extension until 31 January, with an option for the UK to leave earlier ratified. Brexit: 30 November, 31 December or 31 January. There is no longer any doubt that this is the case in future. Under the proposed legal decision to extend the EU on Thursday. Under the …

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Europeans in Brussels say Britain must make a decision on E.U. divorce

BRUSSELS – We do not want you to leave. But if you must go, please just get over it. That's the overwhelming view from Brussels, the Belgian capital and the political heart of Europe. People here have become deeply frustrated by their British neighbors' inability to end the paralysis of Brexit. It's more than three years since the British public …

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Brexit: EU to consider extension as MPs mull election

Image copyright AFP / Getty Images Brexit extension to offer the UK, as MPs consider Boris Johnson's call for an early election. [19659005] Most EU states are understood to favor a three-month delay, with an option to end earlier. But France has argued for a shorter extension to the 31 October deadline. [19659005] It comes after the PM said he …

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Brexit: EU and UK reach agreement, but DUP refuses support

Media playback is not supported on your device. Media Title Johnson: This is a very good deal. A Brexit agreement between Britain and the EU was agreed before a meeting of European leaders in Brussels. Boris Johnson and Jean-Claude Juncker called it a "fair" outcome – and the EU Commission President said it was not necessary to extend the Brexit …

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impeachment request last: E.U. Ambassador Gordon Sondland says Trump has ordered diplomats to work with Giuliani – live updates

Trump defends Giuliani in impeachment investigation Key Facts and Latest News Gordon Sondland, the US Ambassador to the European Union, wanted to tell legislators that he was working on President Trump's instruction to work with Rudy Giuliani, "disappointed" is Ukraine. Kurt Volker, former US Special Representative for Ukraine, said on October 3 that the president's personal lawyer "amplified a negative …

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Brexit agreement with EU reached, says British Prime Minister Boris Johnson

"We have some big news to regain control and Parliament should now be holding Brexit on Saturday to address other priorities such as the cost of living, the NHS, violent crime and our environment," Johnson tweeted referred to the National Health Service. The UK legislature passed a law urging Johnson to postpone Brexit after 31 October if there is no …

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Apple Pay is reportedly threatened with antitrust investigations in the EU

Officials across the European Union have already thought about the Libra cryptocument project from Facebook . Now, these concerns have spread to Apple Pay, and EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager's office examined whether the company's preinstalled mobile payment software was in conflict with the competition Bloomberg reported Wednesday. . European Commission officials polled mobile operators, banks and app developers in …

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Sterling jumps to comments by EU negotiator Barnier

Dursun Aydemir | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Sterling rose sharply against the US dollar on Tuesday after recent comments by European bargainer Michel Barnier on Brexit were optimistic Work was intense over the weekend and yesterday, as agreement is becoming increasingly difficult To be honest, this is still possible this week, "Barnier told reporters in Luxembourg on Tuesday morning. …

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