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David Davis Trolls The EU By Telling Them The Clock Is Ticking Over Brexit Talks

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 20.08.2017 | UK Politics

David Davis is urging Brussels to “move swiftly” on Brexit talks ahead of the Government unveiling a raft of papers on the UK’s negotiating goal...

The Waugh Zone Tuesday June 27 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Politics

1. SOS BELFAST When Theresa May chairs Cabinet this morning, she will sit just a little more securely in her seat thanks to the DUP-Tory deal. Her s...

Leading Brexiter Says 'Vacuous' EU Referendum Should Not Have Happened

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK

A leading Brexiter has attacked David Cameron’s decision to call last year’s “vacuous” EU referendum. Labour’s Gisela Stuart, who was in a m...

Footage Emerges Of Theresa May Looking Exhausted As She Leaves EU Summit In Brussels

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May looked exhausted as she emerged from the EU Summit in Brussels on Thursday evening. Video footage shows the PM trudging to her car alongsi...

Jeremy Corbyn Demolishes Tory Division Over Brexit 'Cake-Eating' Policy

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn attacked ministers’ on Wednesday for contradicting one another over whether Britain could “have its cake and eat it” - minutes aft...

EU Chief Donald Tusk Tells UK 'We Already Miss You'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK Politics

Donald Tusk has bid an emotional farewell to the United Kingdom after Theresa May triggered Article 50 and begun the formal two year Brexit process. S...

EU Nationals Now Have A Clearer Picture Of Where They Sit In Theresa May's 7 Brexit Priorities

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK

EU nationals’ rights in Britain should be agreed early in the Brexit talks, Theresa May has indicated in her Article 50 letter which lays out seven ...

Here's What Theresa May's Article 50 Letter Actually (Maybe) Said

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK

As Theresa May was pictured signing the letter which will formally trigger the process to divorce the UK from the European Union, some people had thei...

Article 50 Triggered By Theresa May As UK Begins Two Year Countdown To Brexit

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has triggered Article 50 and begun the two year countdown to the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. Sir Tim Barrow, the UK’s amb...

Official: This Is Theresa May Signing The Letter To Begin Brexit

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK

Theresa May has signed the letter that formally announces the UK is quitting the European Union as she urged a divided country to “come together” ...

This Is How The Pound Reacted To Confirmation Of The Article 50 Date

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK

The pound on Monday fell against the US dollar after confirmation of the date Brexit negotiations will begin. Sterling declined by 0.23 percent to a d...

Brexit Bill Receives Royal Assent Allowing Theresa May To Trigger Article 50

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has today been granted the authority to trigger Article 50 and begin the formal Brexit process after the necessary legislation received Ro...

Brexit Briefing: Lords Amendments, Canada Trade Deal And Champagne Price Rise

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Politics

If you’re reading this on the web, you can sign up for this briefing by clicking here, and you’ll receive it straight to your inbox every Thursday...

Brexit Briefing: White Rabbits, White Papers and Empty Dance Floors

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Politics

All you need to know from the world of Brexit this week. You can sign up for this briefing by clicking here, and you’ll receive it straight to your ...

EU Referendum: MEPs Debate the UK's European Future

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

When people in the UK vote on 23 June on their country's EU membership, it will have consequences for the whole of Europe. the European Parliament de...

The Resounding Silence of Ukraine's Anti-Corruption Fight

Jo Simmons | Posted 13.10.2016 | UK Politics
Jo Simmons

Poroshenko, himself a billionaire oligarch, was hailed by the West for his anti-corruption virtues when he was sworn into office. A year and a half into his term, the so-called reformer is proving to be just a more cunning version of his fellow oligarchs: gaining control of the state by promising without delivering.

Refugee Crisis Divides EU Leaders, Rights Groups Question Their Understanding Of Problem

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK

Emergency refugee talks in Brussels on Wednesday saw heads of states locked in talks for more than five hours. Following warnings from European Cou...

Europe Will Go Federal to Deal With Brexit and Grexit

Andrew Duff | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Politics
Andrew Duff

There are still those who assert that everything the European Union needs to do can be done under its existing treaties. Few of these pundits stop to explain why it is that if indeed everything can be done under the existing treaties, everything is not, in fact, being done.

TTIP: The European Parliaments Draws Its Red Lines

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

The future of the much debated Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is far from assured. Apart from the difficulty in thrashing out a...

Travellers to Enjoy More Rights When Booking Package Holidays

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

Going on holiday is meant to reduce stress, not add to it. But misfortune can strike at any time, such as the travel operator going bust or a natural ...

TTIP: Opportunities and Risk of an EU-US Free Trade Agreement

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

It has the potential to create the world's largest bilateral free-trade area, creating jobs and boosting economic growth on both sides of the Atlantic, yet the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) has proved controversial from the start.

EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator: 'Jail Is a Major Incubator of Radicalisation'

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

The European Parliament has a very critical role. Not only as the co-legislator, but also in the social response needed in order to promote tolerance and fight anti-Semitism and Muslim-bashing.

€730 Million a Year: Consumers to Benefit From Cap on Card Payment Fees

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

Consumers can look forward to estimated savings of €730 million a year under new EU rules on card payment fees. Legislation approved 10 March by the...

France And Belgium At War Over 'Prejudicial' Coin

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK

A planned Euro coin commemorating the Battle of Waterloo has been withdrawn after the French objected to it, saying it was a "negative" symbol. The...

Petitions: The European Parliament Gives You a Chance to Be Heard

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

Do you have a problem linked to the EU? The European Parliament can help. The EP's petitions committee ensures that people's complaints are heard at the highest level. And thanks to a new website launched this week, it is now easier than ever.