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26th Jan 2021

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UK warns no-deal Brexit still possible

Michael Gove, the British minister in charge of Brexit, has said the UK could still crash out of its EU transition period on 1 January with no trade deal in place. "It's certainly the case that there is a chance that we may not get a negotiated outcome," he told British broadcaster ITV Tuesday, as negotiations intensified. "That's why it's important business prepares for all eventualities," he added.

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Rift widens on 'returns' deadline in EU migration pact

Negotiations on the European Commission's asylum and migration pact among EU states continues. But a rift is widening on the eight-month deadline for capitals to sponsor returns of failed asylum seekers.

Coronavirus

EU adds new 'dark red' zone to travel-restrictions map

The European Commission has proposed additional measures to limit non-essential travel within and to the European Union - amid fears over more transmissible mutations triggering a new surge in cases across the bloc.

Opinion

Migrants in Bosnia: a disaster foretold on EU doorstep

Ultimately, the European Pact on Migration and Asylum, only unveiled in September, risks reinforcing bottlenecks and misery at the borders, should be thoroughly amended before final agreement.

Navalny protests sharpen EU sanctions talks

Street violence in Russia redoubled calls for new sanctions when foreign ministers meet on Monday, after eight EU states earlier proposed asset-freezes and visa-bans.

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