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Brexit: Theresa May clears first hurdle in battle to ratify withdrawal deal

Thursday, November 15, 2018 01:46:00 AM

Theresa May’s Cabinet has given its blessing to a draft agreement on the terms for Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, as well as an outline political declaration on the future relationship. The agreement was announced by the prime minister after a marathon five-hour Cabinet meeting.
Defiant Italy sets stage for budget showdown with EU

Thursday, November 15, 2018 01:43:00 AM

Italy yesterday re-submitted its draft 2019 budget to the European Commission with the same growth and deficit assumptions as a draft rejected for breaking European Union rules, stepping up its showdown with the EU over its fiscal policy. The Commission, which is the guardian of EU laws, sent back....
EU trade chief says hit list of US products being developed

Thursday, November 15, 2018 01:41:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The European Union is preparing a target list of American products it will hit with punitive tariffs if the Trump administration goes through with its threat to impose tariffs on European auto imports, the bloc’s trade chief said Wednesday.
After cabinet backing, May girds for Brexit battle in UK parliament

Thursday, November 15, 2018 01:40:00 AM

“When you strip away the detail, the choice before us was clear: this deal, which delivers on the vote of the referendum, which brings back control of our money laws and borders, ends free movement, protects jobs security and our Union; or leave with no deal; or no Brexit at all,” she said.
EU trade chief says hit list of US products being developed

Thursday, November 15, 2018 01:35:00 AM

By Martin Crutsinger, The Associated Press. The European Union is preparing a target list of American products it will hit with punitive tariffs if the Trump administration goes through with its threat to impose tariffs on European auto imports, the bloc’s trade chief said Wednesday.
Decisive step has been made towards concluding Brexit negotiations: Barnier

Thursday, November 15, 2018 01:34:00 AM

European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier speaks during a press briefing at European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, on Nov. 14, 2018. The European Union (EU) and Britain have made decisive steps to end Brexit negotiations, said Michel Barnier Wednesday, sending a clear....
May’s Brexit deal passes Cabinet test amid anger from Tory Leave MPs

Thursday, November 15, 2018 01:29:00 AM

Theresa May secured Cabinet approval to proceed with her deal on UK withdrawal from the EU after an “impassioned” five-hour meeting featuring dissent from a number of ministers. Reports suggested as many as a third of the 28 ministers attending voiced doubts about the draft agreement drawn up by UK....
Brexit deal caps Barnier's return from the wilderness

Thursday, November 15, 2018 01:28:00 AM

No-one in Brussels welcomed Britain's decision to quit the European Union, but Michel Barnier has been hailed for at least keeping the other 27 members together during the divorce talks. The union's chief negotiator, a veteran French politician and Brussels insider whose best days were seen as behind him, has seemed to relish the challenge.
EU trade chief says hit list of US products being developed Source: AP

Thursday, November 15, 2018 01:28:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) - The European Union is preparing a target list of American products it will hit with punitive tariffs if the Trump administration goes through with its threat to impose tariffs on European auto imports, the bloc's trade chief said Wednesday.
May’s Brexit deal passes Cabinet test amid anger from Tory Leave MPs

Thursday, November 15, 2018 01:24:00 AM

Theresa May secured Cabinet approval to proceed with her deal on UK withdrawal from the EU after an “impassioned” five-hour meeting featuring dissent from a number of ministers. Reports suggested as many as a third of the 28 ministers attending voiced doubts about the draft agreement drawn up by UK....
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