Thursday

29th Jun 2017

Ticker

May confirms Brexit notification by the end of the month

British prime minister Theresa May told the House of Commons on Tuesday that she "will return to this house before the end of this month" to notify the triggering of EU exit talks. On Monday, parliament adopted the bill to authorise the procedure. Referring to Scotland's intention to hold an independence referendum before Brexit happens, May said "the new relationship with the EU will work for the whole United Kingdom".

EU mulls post-Brexit budget options

EU seeks novel ways to plug a Brexit-based budget hole of up to €11 billion, but income from fines, such as the one on Google, cannot be relied on.

Slovenia and Croatia reignite border dispute

Croatia said it would not apply a ruling to be delivered by the international arbitration court on Thursday. Slovenia appeals to the EU to pressure its neighbour.

Column / Brexit Briefing

Taking back control at home, not from EU

A year after British voters chose to leave the EU, "taking back control" from the bloc is firmly on the back-burner, as May government’s main ambition is its immediate survival.

Luxembourg not a tax haven, claims PM

The prime minister of Luxembourg, Xavier Bettel, maintains that his country had broken no rules and committed no crime when issuing rulings that slashed global tax bills for the big firms.

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