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PM Theresa May's spokesman says report UK will raise Brexit bill offer is speculation

A newspaper report that British Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing to offer up to 20 billion pounds more to the European Union as part of Brexit divorce bill is speculation

published on : 16th November 2017

Top judge in European Union's Kosovo mission quits with graft warning

The president of judges in the European Union's rule of law mission in Kosovo has announced his resignation while warning of corruption within the deployment.

published on : 16th November 2017

UK MPs want probe on Russian influence on Brexit vote

The UK Parliament's powerful intelligence and security committee is under pressure to launch an investigation into the extent of Russian influence on Brexit through social media.

published on : 16th November 2017

UK lawmakers battle over Brexit amid customs chaos warning 

A fragile government, a legislative minefield and a jittery economy are turning up the tension as Britain tries to turn its vote to leave the European Union into a reality.

published on : 14th November 2017

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy vows to defeat separatists in Catalan election

Rajoy dismissed the government of Catalan ex-leader Carles Puigdemont last month over his independence bid, suspending the regional parliament and organising a new election.

published on : 14th November 2017

EU tries to fast-track rules for tax advisers after Paradise Papers

The appeal for more transparency on tax matters comes after new revelations, known as the Paradise Papers, of widespread use by companies and wealthy individuals of off-shore jurisdictions.

published on : 14th November 2017

EU cooperation with Libya to stem migrant flow 'inhuman': UN

The UN rights office condemned the EU and Italy for helping the Libyan coast guard intercept migrant boats in the Mediterranean.

published on : 14th November 2017

Brexit: EU parliament chief says Britain should pay at least USD 70 billion

The European Parliament's president says he believes Britain should pay at least 60 billion euros ($70 billion) as it leaves the European Union, to meet its financial commitments.

published on : 13th November 2017

UK to exit European Union on Mar 29, 2019 at 11 pm: PM Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May set out plans to enshrine in law the exact date and time for Britain’s exit from the economic bloc.

published on : 10th November 2017

Poland rules out 'Polexit' but slams European Commission

Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo on Thursday said her country would not follow Britain and leave the European Union, but criticised the European Commission for overstepping its brief.

published on : 9th November 2017

Fresh EU bid fails to renew controversial weedkiller

The European Union on Thursday failed to win approval from members to renew a five-year licence for the controversial weedkiller glyphosate, which critics say causes cancer.

published on : 9th November 2017

EU ready for Brexit trade talks on January 1: Diplomats

The European Union is ready to begin Brexit trade talks at the start of next year, but Britain must first meet its divorce terms in the next few weeks.

published on : 9th November 2017

Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont slams EU for 'helping' Spanish PM

Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Tuesday slammed the European Union for backing what he termed Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's "coup d'etat".

published on : 8th November 2017

European Union pushes for tax blacklist after Paradise Papers leak

Sources said EU officials have warned about 60 countries that their tax policies may be problematic and at risk of blacklisting, demanding further information before a November 18 deadline.

published on : 7th November 2017

EU to discuss tax havens blacklist after Paradise Papers leaks

The documents were obtained by Germany's Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper and shared with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and some media outlets.

published on : 7th November 2017
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