8th Jun 2023


Air-traffic between EU and UK at risk over Brexit

EU and UK negotiators are working on stop-gap arrangements to let planes keep flying between the UK and EU after 1 January in case of no Brexit deal to cover aviation rules. "We expect the EU to bring forward contingency measures, as they've done before, to ensure flights will continue if negotiations are unsuccessful. Of course, we would look to reciprocate that," UK transport minister Grant Shapps said Wednesday.

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Final push for EU-Mercosur deal, amid deforestation fears

Finalising the EU-Mercosur agreement is a priority for the EU and the upcoming Spanish EU council presidency, ahead of the summit with Latin America and the Caribbean countries to be held in Brussels on 17 and 18 July.

Ministers given 50/50 chance of reaching EU asylum deal

EU home affairs ministers are gathering in Luxembourg to thrash out an agreement on core asylum and migration reforms. But expectations of an agreement, following their meeting in Luxembourg on Thursday remained mixed.

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