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5th Apr 2020

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Brexit hardliners want further changes to EU deal

The UK should tie its payment of €43bn of EU obligations to developments in post-Brexit EU trade and seek a "sunset clause" for the validity of EU court rulings, senior Tory MP David Davis told The Telegraph. "We'll be governed for years by the other 27 member states under the existing draft withdrawal agreement ... even with the backstop [Irish border plan] removed," another MP Bill Cash said.

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New push to kick Orban's party out of centre-right EPP

Member parties from the largest European political family have called for the expulsion of their Hungarian partner - again. This time, two prime ministers joined, but so far the heavyweights have again stayed away.

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EU launches €100bn worker support scheme

The EU commission has announced a "new solidarity instrument", mobilising €100bn in support to workers with jobs affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Other funds will be redirected to respond to the negative economic impact.

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