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19th Sep 2018

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UK: EU trade deal without services 'unfair'

"It is hard to see how any deal that did not include services could look like a fair and balanced settlement," UK's chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond said Wednesday, after the EU presented its draft guidelines for post-Brexit agreement that do not include financial services. In a speech at HSBC bank, Hammond insisted that the UK "cannot sign up to automatically accept as-yet-unknown future rule changes."

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Poland to face EU top court on rule of law

The EU commission is expected to refer Poland to the EU's top court over firing supreme court judges, but Warsaw refused to commit on Tuesday that it will implement future EU court rulings.

EU promotes 'Egypt model' to reduce migrant numbers

EU council president Donald Tusk wants to discuss deepening relations with authoritarian Egypt, as a model of migrant reduction, with EU heads of state and government at a meeting in Salzburg, Austria on Wednesday.

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