Wednesday

18th Jan 2017

Ticker

Juncker: No Brexit talks for months

Britain will need months of preparation before Brexit talks can start, EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has said. He added that Britain faced losing its unrestricted access to the single market if it did not accept free movement of workers. British media reports suggestedBrexit talks are already under way behind the scenes to find a compromise.

News in Brief

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  2. Maltese PM announces plan for Brexit summit
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  5. European court rules against Russia adoption ban on US
  6. Apple's bill to Ireland could rise to €1.6bn
  7. Scottish independence vote 'more likely' after May's Brexit speech
  8. US imposes sanctions on Bosnian Serb leader

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