Tag Archives: Foreign relations of the European Union

06Dec/16

Brexit vote leaves food industry with nasty taste

Britain’s decision to leave the European Union is leaving a nasty taste in the mouth of London’s food and wine industry. As Hayley Platt reports, importers are hard-hit by the pound’s dramatic decline and the vibrant food sector worries Brexit will make it tough to recruit enough staff.
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02Dec/16
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Pro-EU party wins British local election in Brexit ‘shockwave’

Pro-EU party wins British local election in Brexit ‘shockwave’

LONDON – Britain’s pro-European Union Liberal Democrats party win a parliamentary seat previously held by the ruling Conservatives in a major upset it hailS as a rejection of a “hard Brexit” that would pull the country out of the single market.

28Nov/16

Author of book about Brexit says Britain needs a simple first-stage plan for least damage

New book “Understanding Brexit Options: What future for Britain?” explains and compares Hard and Soft Brexit options and variations, shows mistakes being made.
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16Nov/16

EU plans online screening for visa-free travellers

The European Commission proposes a plan under which millions of foreign tourists and business people who do not need visas will have to complete a five euro online security check to be allowed to enter the EU.

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03Nov/16

Claimants in ‘Brexit’ case welcome court ruling

Hairdresser Deir Dos Santos and investment manager Gina Miller, the two lead claimants in a case at England’s High Court, welcome the court’s ruling that the British government requires parliamentary approval to trigger the process of exiting the European Union. Lawyer David Greene read a statement from his client, Dos Santos, after the ruling.
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15Apr/16
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10-week countdown to Brexit vote

A ten-week countdown to the UK Brexit referendum begins with the launch of the official campaigns by both sides in the debate. As Julian Satterthwaite reports, it comes amid more warnings on what it could all mean for the UK economy and financial sector. Continue reading

29Mar/16

Brexit would not cause economic shock, London mayor tells parliament

London Mayor Boris Johnson, a major figure in the campaign for Britain to leave the EU, is quizzed by lawmakers on the economic pros and cons of a potential Brexit. Johnson claims there would no economic shock if the country were to break away.

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01Feb/16
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“No deal yet” says EU’s Tusk after meeting with UK’s Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron and the European Council President Donald Tusk agree to 24 hours of further discussion on Britain’s European Union renegotiation after failing to reach a deal.

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12Nov/15

Europe in “race against time” to save open borders – EU’s Tusk

European Council President Donald Tusk says Europe is in a “race against time” to save its system of passport-free travel, EU leaders offer Africa aid, visas for migrant help.

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10Oct/15

TTIP agreement unlikely before U.S. elections – German economy minister

German economy minister Sigmar Gabriel says he doubts there will be a framework for TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) before the U.S. elections, but warns opponents that they cannot be afraid to negotiate with the United States on the transatlantic trade deal.

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