Thursday

29th Jun 2017

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UK publishes 'Great Repeal Bill' plan to replace EU laws

The UK government presented a White Paper on Thursday to parliament on how to convert thousands of pieces of EU law into domestic legislation when Britain leaves the EU. "As a general rule, the same rules and laws will apply after we [UK] leave the EU as they did before," it stated. The Great Repeal Bill comes a day after the UK government formally triggered the Brexit procedure.

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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