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No extension to Brexit, warns Juncker

April 3, 2019 admin 0

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warned the United Kingdom  that if the country’s European Union (EU) Withdrawal Agreement is not adopted by April 12 by the House of Commons, no short extension to the Brexit […]

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No reason to drag out Brexit, says Kurz

April 3, 2019 admin 0

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has said that there is no reason at present to grant the UK an extension for its Brexit negotiations despite indications that one may be sought. Speaking after cabinet in light […]

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French Brexit strike causes frontier headaches

April 3, 2019 admin 0

French customs officers, who had been staging a work-to-rule strike over Brexit since March, were expected to end their industrial action on Wednesday, suggesting a return to normal traffic of Eurostar trains, the operator said […]

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British food prices rise as Brexit looms

April 3, 2019 admin 0

British food inflation soared in March to 2.5 percent, hitting the highest since November 2013, according to figures released Wednesday by British Retail Consortium (BRC). Data showed that fresh food inflation accelerated to 1.9 percent […]

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EU welcomes vote to avoid ‘no deal’ Brexit

March 14, 2019 admin 0

The European Commission welcomed the adoption by the European Parliament of contingency measures for a “no-deal” Brexit, the Commission said Thursday in a statement. This will help ensure that the EU is fully ready for […]

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UK rules out second Brexit vote

March 14, 2019 admin 0

British MPs on Thursday voted to reject an amendment calling for a second Brexit referendum. MPs voted by 85 to 334, a majority of 249, to turn down the amendment which calls for a delayed […]