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16th Oct 2018

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May hit by resignation ahead of Brexit votes

A minister in the British government of Theresa May quit Tuesday, in protest at the government's handling of Brexit, and ahead of 48 hours of key votes in the House of Commons on a future strategy. Phillip Lee, a former 'Remain' campaigner who was a minister within the justice department, said he "cannot, in all good conscience, support how our country's exit from the EU looks set to be delivered."

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Commission tried to hide details of 'WiFi4EU' glitch

The commission heavily redacted documents released to EUobserver because they were reportedly 'out of scope'. Transparency campaigner Helen Darbishire says however the information was "clearly directly relevant to the request".

Brexit standoff continues before EU summit

As negotiations halt ahead of the EU summit later this week, British prime minister Theresa May told her parliament the Irish border issue should not derail a Brexit deal.

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EUobserver followed Karl-Heinz Lambertz, the president of the Committee of Regions over nine months - and six interviews - as he worked on one of Jean-Claude Juncker's pet projects: one of the five so-called 'future of Europe' scenarios.

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