Britain’s May asks EU to help her end Brexit sniping at home

By Elizabeth Piper and Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS, Oct 19 : – British Prime Minister Theresa May appealed to European Union leaders to help her silence critics at home by signalling a willingness to break the deadlock in Brexit talks. Barring a surprise and despite May’s plea over a summit dinner in Brussels late on Thursday, […]

EU to review Brexit approach if no deal by December -Tusk

By Jan Strupczewski and Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS, Oct 10 : The European Union will have to recmtonsider its Brexit strategy if Britain fails to improve its offers to Brussels significantly by the end of the year, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday. Effectively ruling out that EU leaders will agree to British demands […]

title=”Merkel, Macron pledge to lead EU forward post-Brexit” data-text=”Merkel, Macron pledge to lead EU forward post-Brexit” dir=”auto” class=”headline”>Merkel, Macron pledge to lead EU forward post- Brexit

By Philip Blenkinsop and Marine Pennetier TALLINN, Sept 29 : French President Emmanuel Macron won backing from Angela Merkel for plans to reform the European Union after Brexit, founded on what the German chancellor called “intense” cooperation between Paris and Berlin. But during an EU dinner in Estonia that lasted till midnight ahead of a […]

All ears: Brussels awaits detail from Davis on May’s Brexit plan

By Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS, Sept 25 : Three days after Theresa May sought to revive Brexit negotiations by hinting at concessions on the divorce terms and painting a glowing picture of future friendship, EU negotiators want to hear detail on Monday. The British prime minister’s Brexit secretary, David Davis, is expected in Brussels for a […]