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25th Jun 2019

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DUP chief rules out regulatory checks within UK after Brexit

The leader of the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist party, Arlene Foster, in Brussels on Tuesday restated her absolute opposition to checks between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK - ruling out any regulatory differentiation. Foster, the informal coalition ally of British prime minister Theresa May, met EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier. Brexit talks have entered their last phase with the unresolved Irish border issue blocking the withdrawal agreement.

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EU parliament gives extra time for leaders on top jobs

The EU parliament might allow an extra 24 hours for EU heads of government to first come up with the new EU leadership names. Meanwhile, EPP lead candidate Manfred Weber is meeting Angela Merkel and AKK in Berlin for backing.

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EU-Vietnam trade deal a bad day for workers' rights

Behind the smiles and handshakes, the signature of the EU-Vietnam trade and investment deals agreed on Tuesday and to be signed this week have dire consequences for human well-being and our ability to prevent climate and ecological breakdown.

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