Sunday

20th Aug 2017

Ticker

May hosts Juncker at Brexit dinner

UK prime minister Theresa May wants a "deep and special relationship" with the European Union after Brexit, EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier and commission president Jean-Claude Juncker were told at dinner in her London residence on Wednesday evening. The EU is to formally agree its negotiating position at a summit on Saturday, with the first round of negotiations expected soon after British elections on 8 June.

Brexit realities dawn in UK

Just over a year after a small majority voted for Britain to leave the EU, new realities are dawning on both the in and the out camps.

News in Brief

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  6. Ireland continues to refuse €13 billion in back taxes from Apple
  7. UK unemployment lowest since 1975
  8. Europe facing 'explosive cocktail' in its backyard, report warns

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