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No hope of avoiding tariffs in ‘no deal’ Brexit – EU’s Malmstrom

Supporters of Brexit are “completely wrong” if they think recourse to an obscure trade rule will stop tariffs springing up overnight if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said on Friday.

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Stiffing the EU over Brexit may not land Britain in default

Three credit ratings agencies have said that if the United Kingdom withholds the 39 billion pounds ($50bn) it promised the European Union as part of its original Brexit plan, the country would not technically be in default.

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Ireland and France to build new electricity cable bypassing Britain after Brexit

A new 500km electricity cable will be built to bypass Britain and connect Ireland directly to the European Union’s energy markets after Brexit, under plans confirmed on Tuesday.

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Germany’s Weber urges Britain not to take part in EU vote

The German center-right candidate hoping to become the next head of the European Union’s executive branch is urging Britain not to take part in the European Parliament elections in May.

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EU to agree Brexit delay with conditions

British MPs have endorsed Prime Minister Theresa May’s request to the European Union to delay Brexit until June 30, adding weight to the pitch she will make to EU leaders in Brussels.

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China, EU reaffirm commitment to Iran nuclear deal

China and the European Union (EU) on Tuesday reaffirmed their commitment to the continued, full and effective implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal.

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No-Deal Brexit? Yes, if Macron Vetoes an Extension

This week European leaders will meet in solemn conclave, with and without Prime Minister Theresa May, to determine whether or not to extend the U.K.’s membership of the European Union and, if so, for how long.

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May says greater risk of no Brexit the longer it takes to find compromise

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday that the longer it takes to find a compromise with the opposition Labour Party to secure a parliamentary majority for a Brexit deal, the less likely it is that Britain will leave the European Union.

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May prepares to seek long Brexit delay as speaker scuppers plans

Theresa May looked set to seek a long extension to the UK’s European Union membership after the House of Commons speaker torpedoed her plan to win parliamentary approval for her deal to leave the bloc.

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Iran nuclear deal joint commission to meet in Vienna without U.S.

The Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) will hold its first meeting in Vienna on Wednesday since the establishment of the European Union’s (EU) so-called special purpose vehicle designed to facilitate trade with Iran, the EU said on Tuesday.

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US Congress Wades Into Britain’s Brexit Drama

With Britain deadlocked on negotiating its divorce from the European Union, an unexpected side-front is emerging, the U.S. Congress.

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EU ready to give Britain more guarantees backstop is temporary – Barnier

The European Union is ready to give Britain more guarantees that the backstop is only intended to be temporary, the bloc’s chief Brexit negotiator said today.

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UK PM May considers plan to delay Brexit by two months – the Telegraph

British Prime Minister Theresa May is considering a plan under which Britain’s exit from the European Union would be delayed for up to two months, the Telegraph reported on Sunday.

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More asylum seekers using visa-free travel rights to enter the EU legally

An increased number of refugees are coming into the European Union via regular channels, utilizing their right to visa-free travel to enter the bloc and apply for asylum, according to a report by the EU asylum agency (EASO) cited by the German publisher Funke Mediengruppe on Sunday.

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Jeremy Corbyn: the EU must be defeated

Jeremy Corbyn was caught out last week after a video emerged of him claiming that the European Union was creating a ‘military Frankenstein’. It now seems as if that criticism of EU wasn’t a one off.

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Post-Brexit ex-pat residency deal struck with non-EU nations

The British government has agreed to allow citizens of Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein already living in Britain to remain after Brexit even if the country leaves the European Union without a deal.

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