Britain tells EU to engage seriously on Brexit, EU demurs

By Alistair Smout LONDON, Sep 22 : Britain said on Saturday it would not capitulate in Brexit talks and again urged its EU partners to engage with its proposals, as ministers in Paris and Berlin suggested the next move in the negotiations should come from London. British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday demanded new […]

Britain tells EU to engage seriously on Brexit, EU demurs

By Alistair Smout LONDON, Sep 22 : Britain said on Saturday it would not capitulate in Brexit talks and again urged its EU partners to engage with its proposals, as ministers in Paris and Berlin suggested the next move in the negotiations should come from London. British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday demanded new […]

Britain’s May appeals to EU leaders but no sign of Brexit deal

By Gabriela Baczynska, Elizabeth Piper and Francois Murphy SALZBURG, Austria, Sep 20 : Prime Minister Theresa May appealed directly to fellow European Union leaders on Wednesday to drop “unacceptable” Brexit demands that she said could rip Britain apart, urging the bloc to respond in kind to her “serious and workable” plan. They listened politely for […]

EU unveils Asia infrastructure plan, denies rivalry with China

By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS, Sept 19 : The European Commission proposed on Wednesday a foreign policy plan to improve transport, energy and digital infrastructure links with Asia but denied seeking to counter China’s ambitions that have raised suspicion in Western capitals. The plan, which would be backed by additional funds from the EU’s common budget […]

EU seeks to scrap seasonal clock changes in 2019

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS, Sept 14 : The European Union will scrap the twice-yearly seasonal clock change across the bloc from October 2019, leaving member states to decide by April whether they will stick permanently to summer or winter time, the European Commission said on Friday. Since 1996, EU law has required all EU countries […]

Carney warns of “no-deal” Brexit house price crash – newspaper

By Costas Pitas and David Milliken LONDON, Sept 14 : Britain’s property market would crash and mortgage rates spiral up in the event of a chaotic no-deal Brexit, with house prices falling 35 percent over three years, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney told ministers, The Times newspaper reported. The United Kingdom is due to […]