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EU leaders prepare hardball Brexit summit for May

Oct 17 2018

BRUSSELS European Union leaders will give British Prime Minister Theresa May a tough reception in Brussels on Wednesday, warning her to rally support at home for the Brexit deal on offer or be cut loose without one in March.

Brexit-Verhandlungen vor EU-Gipfel auf der Kippe

Oct 16 2018

Brüssel Die Verhandlungen über einen geordneten Austritt Großbritanniens aus der Europäischen Union stehen auf der Kippe.

Brexit deal made harder by May comments - EU official

Oct 16 2018

BRUSSELS British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech to the UK parliament on Monday has shown that reaching a deal on the country's exit from the European Union will be even harder than expected, a senior EU official said on Tuesday.

Brexit deal made harder by May comments: EU official

Oct 16 2018

BRUSSELS British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech to the UK parliament on Monday has shown that reaching a deal on the country's exit from the European Union will be even harder than expected, a senior EU official said on Tuesday.

Border blockade: Irish riddle defies creative Brexit minds

Oct 15 2018

By Francesco Guarascio, Gabriela Baczynska and Alastair Macdonald

Border blockade: Irish riddle defies creative Brexit minds

Oct 15 2018

By Francesco Guarascio, Gabriela Baczynska and Alastair Macdonald

Ireland's Brexit backstop, and why it matters

Oct 15 2018

BRUSSELS Failure to agree a "backstop" mechanism on Northern Ireland's land border with the European Union has thwarted hopes of a Brexit deal this week. This is what it is and why it matters:

Ireland's Brexit backstop, and why it matters

Oct 15 2018

BRUSSELS Failure to agree a "backstop" mechanism on Northern Ireland's land border with the European Union has thwarted hopes of a Brexit deal this week. This is what it is and why it matters:

Brexit talks stall before midweek EU summit

Oct 15 2018

By Gabriela Baczynska, Alastair Macdonald and Elizabeth Piper

EU's Barnier says Brexit deal may be 'within reach' next week, demands Irish checks

Oct 11 2018

BRUSSELS European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Wednesday an agreement with Britain could be "within reach" next week, calling for decisive progress in the talks in time for a summit of all 28 EU leaders.

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