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EU, UK agree on Brexit deal

European Union and British negotiators have agreed on an outline Brexit deal – but it still needs to be backed by EU member states and by the respective parliaments. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker tweeted “We have one! It’s a fair and balanced agreement for the EU and the UK and it is testament to […]

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UK Government rejects petition to revoke Brexit

The UK ggovernment says in a statement  that it will not request the European Union to abort the procedure of the country’s withdrawal and would keep its work on Brexit. The statement came as a response to a petition, headlined “Revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU” and signed by almost 5.8 million of […]

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Hope diminishes for Brexit as senior negotiator resigns

Britain’s hope of exiting the European Union has been dealt a big blow with David Davis, the most senior official in charge of the negotiation resigning two days after Prime Minister Theresa May announced she had finally united her quarrelsome government to support the plan. Davis who was Brexit Secretary told May in a letter […]

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Brexit talks should be more constructive – May Theresa

(LONDON) – Britain wants the Brexit talks to be more constructive with less focus on sounds bites and anonymous briefings, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said, after the EU’s Brexit negotiator urged the government to stop playing “hide and seek”. “We need to approach these discussions with the interests of citizens at heart. […]