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UK's Johnson asks for Brexit delay, but argues against it The Associated Press 5:52 PM, Oct 19, 2019

Sunday, October 20, 2019 03:14:00 AM

A law passed by Parliament last month set a late-night deadline for the government to send a letter asking the EU for a three-month postponement if lawmakers had not approved an agreement with the bloc by Saturday. An hour before the deadline, European Council President Donald Tusk tweeted: "The extension request has just arrived.
Emissions to land

Sunday, October 20, 2019 03:13:00 AM

Frans Timmermans appears to be taking his new role very seriously. As incoming executive vice-president of the European Commission with responsibility for a European Green Deal, Timmermans has dialled up the rhetoric on European climate policy, and he is clearly targeting the aviation industry.
Naomi O'Leary

Sunday, October 20, 2019 03:13:00 AM

Boris Johnson’s prior expulsion of the 21 Tory lawmakers was a clear signal that he didn’t need the DUP’s help to seal the deal with Europe. The EU has been gentle with Boris Johnson after he finally put some proposals down on paper this week - but that politesse should not be confused with acceptance.
UK’s Johnson asks for Brexit delay, but argues against it

Sunday, October 20, 2019 03:12:00 AM

By JILL LAWLESS and RAF CASERT. LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson grudgingly asked the European Union late Saturday to delay Brexit after the British Parliament postponed a decision on whether to back his divorce deal. But the defiant Johnson also made clear that he personally opposed delaying the U.
UK leader Boris Johnson asks for Brexit delay but then argues against it

Sunday, October 20, 2019 03:05:00 AM

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to lawmakers inside the House of Commons to update details of his new Brexit deal with EU, in London Saturday Oct. 19, 2019. At a rare weekend sitting of Parliament, Johnson implored legislators to ratify the Brexit deal he struck this week with the other 27 EU leaders.
UK leader Boris Johnson asks for Brexit delay but then argues against it

Sunday, October 20, 2019 02:56:00 AM

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to lawmakers inside the House of Commons to update details of his new Brexit deal with EU, in London Saturday Oct. 19, 2019. At a rare weekend sitting of Parliament, Johnson implored legislators to ratify the Brexit deal he struck this week with the other 27 EU leaders.
UK leader Boris Johnson asks for Brexit delay but then argues against it

Sunday, October 20, 2019 02:56:00 AM

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to lawmakers inside the House of Commons to update details of his new Brexit deal with EU, in London Saturday Oct. 19, 2019. At a rare weekend sitting of Parliament, Johnson implored legislators to ratify the Brexit deal he struck this week with the other 27 EU leaders.
The long game

Sunday, October 20, 2019 02:47:00 AM

In the 1990s, selling the Germans on the euro was hard. Even if they liked the idea of Europe’s “ever closer union”, they loved the deutschmark even more. That’s because they trusted Germany’s conservative central bank. As Jacques Delors, a Frenchman and former president of the European Commission,....
Government officials clashed over roles on regulating children's access to porn after Ana Kriegel trial

Sunday, October 20, 2019 02:45:00 AM

OFFICIALS IN TWO government departments disagreed over who should be responsible for laws to stop children from accessing pornography online, new documents show. Correspondence seen by TheJournal.ie also reveals how a senior minister sought information about the UK’s proposed introduction of a....
Analysis 4 of the revised Brexit withdrawal agreement: citizens’ rights

Sunday, October 20, 2019 02:36:00 AM

As regards citizens’ rights , the following provisions of Union law are referred to: Article 2(2), Directive 2004/38 (Articles 9(a) and 10(1)(e)); Articles 45 and 49 TFEU (Article 9(b)); Article 2(9), Regulation 2201/2003 (Article 9(e)); Articles 12, 13, 16(2), 17 and 18, Directive 2004/38 (Article....
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