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EU fears a Catalan "domino effect"

Catalans the world over have rallied in a show of support for independence. These campaigners gathered in the centre of Brussels just days after Madrid moved to block a planned referendum on the region’s split from Spain. Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has urged “independ...

UK, EU kick off 'positive' Brexit talks

Britain and the European Union finally began formal Brexit negotiations on Monday, vowing to work constructively for a deal despite disarray in London over whether to go for a “hard” or “soft” divorce. Almost exactly a year after Britain’s seismic referendum to leav...

Erdogan told Merkel of anger over asylum for 'putschists'

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Angela Merkel of his displeasure over Germany's reportedly giving asylum to troops accused of links to last year's failed coup, he said in an interview published on Saturday (May 27). As he met the German chancellor on the side...

‘Busuttil does not know what he is saying’ - Muscat

Joseph Muscat accused the Opposition leader of fiscal incompetence over remarks that EU funds could be used to finance pension increases proposed by the Nationalist Party. The Labour leader was reacting to Simon Busuttil's remarks during a press conference yesterday as part of t...

Battle with Brussels: Theresa May accuses EU of trying to influence general election (VIDEO)

In her toughest words yet, Prime Minister Theresa May has accused European officials of trying to influence the result of Britain’s general election with threats of harsh Brexit terms. Speakin...

'Britain has no idea' EU negotiators talk of Brexit FAILURE after Juncker-May talks

High level sources claim the word 'echec' - French for failure - came up repeatedly in the aftermath of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker's visit to Downing Street last week. The...

Brexit: UK 'will not enter into briefing war' with EC

Image copyright Reuters The UK will not enter into "a briefing war" with the European Commission over Brexit talks, Tory source...

Theresa may responds to EU boss saying she's in another galaxy over Brexit

Theresa May has dismissed claims that her talks with the European Commission president were a disaster as ‘Brussels gossip’. The prime minister was heavily criticised after reports Jean-Clau...

After dinner, the knives come out over Brexit

As high-stakes political negotiations require trust and goodwill to successfully conclude, the Brexit process could hardly have had a more inauspicious debut. London may have shrugged-off Jean-Cl...

PM May had “constructive” talks with EC president Juncker and Brussels' chief Brexit negotiator Barnier

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has had “constructive” talks with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker on the Brexit process, Downing Street said. The Prime Minister hosted Mr Junc...

Brussels Syria Conference proposes improving humanitarian aid delivery inside Syria

As part of the Brussels Conference "Supporting the future of Syria and the region" the event "Humanitarian Aid Inside Syria: Needs, Challenges & the Way Forward" took place on 4 April in Brussels...

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