Government under fire from Scotland and from opposition MPs for "chaotic" Brexit preparations, despite May's new committee and pledge on parliament debates.
The Socialists agree to abstain in a confidence vote later this week, meaning conservative leader Mariano Rajoy should be able to form a minority government after 10 months of deadlock.
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The British PM is to launch new Brexit talks with Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Wales, as nerves fray, also among banks, at the prospect of a "hard" EU exit.
Polish women are marching again this Sunday and Monday. They could succeed where the opposition, the European Commission and other protests failed, and redraw Poland's political map.
This week's EU summit will take no new decision on how to manage the migration crisis. But differences of approach remain between member states.
British leader has repeated that the UK wants free trade, but not free EU immigration, while speaking warmly of European “friends, allies”.
At her first EU summit, the British prime minister showed her colleagues that she intended to play an active role in European affairs despite Brexit.
The Edinburgh government has published a bill for an independence referendum, which it wants to take place before the UK leaves the EU.
On her first EU summit, the British prime minister is expected to outline Brexit to fellow EU leaders, but without much details.
Officials have launched an 11th-hour mission to stop Wallonia, a Belgian region, from blocking a major deal with Canada, amid a broader rethink on EU free trade.
Using legal technicalities to frustrate MPs from holding the government to account on Brexit is a tactical misjudgement.
EU trade ministers will meet on Tuesday to agree a trade deal with Canada, but the conclusion might have to wait until a summit on Thursday.
The Danish People’s Party may incorrectly have spent EU money on meetings that were not clearly divided from national party gatherings.
Leaders of Scotland and Northern Ireland seek a special deal with the EU, as London hints at leaving the single market.
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Continued uncertainty and confusion over what Brexit might mean sees the pound fall to its lowest levels in 30 years, leaving winter-escaping holidays increasingly out of reach of many Britons.
The French speaking region of Belgium refused to authorise the federal government to sign the Canada-EU trade deal, wanting guarantees of further negotiation to sooth concerns.
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The next president of France was most likely on TV last night in a debate by the centre-right LR party's top candidates before a primary vote.
The Scottish first minister said that a bill for a referendum would be published next week and attacked the British prime minister over her EU exit positions.
British prime minister Theresa May continued to talk tough on Brexit in a parliament debate on Wednesday, but left room for MPs to prevent a future trade war with the EU.
Reporters at Hungary's largest daily newspaper plan legal action against the publisher for halting its publication, amid rumours of political interference.
Conservative and Labour MPs want to be able to vote on the government's negotiating position with the EU, with some even considering joining a legal challenge.
Journalists from Hungary's largest newspaper were locked out of their office for a second day on Monday, but the EU Commission said it was powerless to help.
The Conservatives abandon plans to force UK companies to list their foreign employees after six days of strong criticism.
Nepszabadsag's print and online editions were abruptly shut on Saturday, sparking protests and once again, concerns over Viktor Orban's illiberal democracy.
Lawmakers in Catalonia voted to set up a referendum for independence, next September, in defiance of Madrid and a recent constitutional court ruling.
Scotland's Nicola Sturgeon has attacked British PM Theresa May's "deeply ugly" vision of Brexit. May warned of "divisive nationalists" trying to undermine the UK.
The British prime minister concluded the Tory party conference in the UK by pledging to regain control of immigration and by taking a swipe at pro-EU elites.
UK ministers spoke of hiring “British citizens first” and of deporting “EU criminals” on the third day of a Tory party conference in Birmingham.
Kerry said EU must stand up to populists, by fighting corruption, tax evasion, and terrorists. Urged "highly integrated" EU-UK relations.
Old agreements are being thrown out of the window, as the centre-right and centre-left groups prepare to battle for the EU parliament top job.
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