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December 28, 2018 1:55 PM Brexit won't affect Spain-based Britons' rights, PM Sanchez says

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez sought on Friday to reassure Britons living in Spain, saying their rights would remain unchanged after Britain’s exit from the European Union. The government was working on measures to ensure Spain-based Britons would keep their rights even if Britain crashed out of the EU without a deal on March 107

December 22, 2018 10:35 AM A renegotiated Brexit would go ahead under Labour government

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn would push ahead with Brexit and seek to renegotiate the terms if he won a snap election next year, he said on Saturday, in a blow to party supporters who want a second referendum. Like much of Britain, Corbyn’s Labour party is deeply divided over Brexit, with some senior lawmakers leading 133

December 20, 2018 7:16 AM Britain can still hold a second Brexit referendum

PARIS (Reuters) - Britain can still hold a second Brexit referendum, France’s European Affairs Minister Nathalie Loiseau said on Thursday. “The door remains open, but it will be up to them to choose, not us,” Loiseau told French TV station CNews. Former Prime Minister Tony Blair is among those leading calls for a second Brexit referendum as Prime Minister 108

December 19, 2018 11:19 PM Ireland may ask for derogations from some EU rules in no-deal Brexit

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland does not rule out asking the European Union to relax or waive some rules of the single market in the event of a no-deal Brexit in order to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Wednesday. Asked if Ireland would need any derogations to avoid a hard border, Coveney said: “That will be an ongoing 88

December 19, 2018 11:16 PM Ireland unveils 'stark' contingency plans for no-deal Brexit

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland on Wednesday disclosed its first major set of contingency plans in case Britain crashes out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal, including possible emergency measures to avoid any shortages of medicines and food. Deputy Prime Minister Simon Coveney described the plans as “stark”, but said his government was not yet making 89

December 17, 2018 3:50 PM UK's May says rescheduling Brexit vote in parliament for mid-Jan

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday that she intended to re-schedule a delayed vote in parliament on her Brexit plan in the week starting on Jan. 14. “Many members of this house are concerned that we need to take a decision soon,” May told lawmakers in the House of Commons. “We intend to return to the ‘Meaningful Vote’ 81

December 14, 2018 12:45 PM Britons will have to pay 7 euros for visa-free travel to EU after Brexit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British travelers will have to pay 7 euros ($7.91) for a three year pre-travel authorization to visit the European Union after Brexit, provided London seals a divorce agreement with the bloc. The EU is readying a new electronic visa waiver system by 2021 to beef up security. The bloc’s executive proposed to exempt Britain from visas 90

December 13, 2018 9:23 PM Out of many nations, a single message: Europe is united

European Union leaders attend a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. EU leaders gathered Thursday for a two-day summit which will center on the Brexit negotiations. (Piroschka van de Wouw, Pool Photo via AP) French President Emmanuel Macron arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. EU leaders 82

December 13, 2018 11:24 AM Slovak PM says EU has no intention of reopening Brexit deal

BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - The chance of a hard Brexit is getting closer and the European Union has no intention of renegotiating its divorce agreement with Britain, Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini said on Thursday. “The likelihood of a hard Brexit is very close,” he told a parliamentary committee before leaving for an EU summit. “The position of the EU27 is that we do not agree 67

December 13, 2018 10:58 AM Former Brexit minister Raab: Hard to see how PM May can lead on

LONDON (Reuters) - The scale of opposition to Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal means it is difficult to see how she can lead the Conservative Party forward, her former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab said on Thursday. “We will have to back her as best we can but problem is that both in relation to Brexit and wider sustainability of the government 69