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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 94

December 19, 2018 4:57 PM Facebook's lead EU regulator 'assessing' NYT report on data sharing

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Facebook’s (FB.O) lead regulator in the European Union on Wednesday said it was assessing a report in the New York Times that the social network allowed some tech companies far greater access to data than it had disclosed. “We are aware of the media reports and we are currently assessing what next steps, if any, are required,” said a spokesman 164

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 93

December 9, 2018 11:33 AM PM May should renegotiate Brexit deal if loses vote in parliament: Johnson

LONDON (Reuters) - Former British foreign minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday Theresa May could stay on as prime minister and go back to Brussels and renegotiate the divorce agreement if she loses a crucial parliamentary vote on Tuesday on her Brexit deal. Johnson, a leading Brexit campaigner who is seen as a possible successor to May, said Brussels 92

December 6, 2018 10:43 PM US fails to win UN condemnation of Hamas militants in Gaza

Palestinian women hurl stones at Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel on May 4, 2018. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra) UNITED NATIONS – A U.S.-sponsored draft resolution that for the first time would have condemned the militant Islamic group Hamas, which controls Gaza, failed to win the required two-thirds majority in the U.N. General 108

December 4, 2018 10:50 AM Ireland still concerned about EU digital tax despite new proposal: minister

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ireland’s finance minister poured cold water Tuesday on a new Franco-German proposal for a European tax on companies’ digital revenues, saying it failed to address his concerns. “I continue to have strong principled concerns about this policy direction,” Paschal Donohoe told his EU counterparts in a debate on the tax after France 127

November 25, 2018 10:57 AM Northern Ireland DUP's Foster: Will 'review' May support if her Brexit deal succeeds

LONDON (Reuters) - The leader of Northern Ireland’s DUP said she would “review” the agreement that props up Britain’s Conservative government if Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit divorce deal is passed by the UK parliament. “If it came to the situation that parliament did decide, and there’s no evidence that they’re going to, but if they did decide 59

November 24, 2018 12:40 PM Northern Irish DUP says will support Gibraltar cause in parliament

BELFAST (Reuters) - Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party on Saturday pledged to use its 10 votes in parliament to support the cause of Gibraltar if necessary. The European Union is trying to broker a compromise between Spain and the United Kingdom over the future of the British overseas territory to stop Madrid from blocking an agreement on Britain’s 69

November 22, 2018 10:44 AM EU, UK agree on draft future ties: document

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union and Britain expect an ambitious economic partnership after Brexit according to the text of a draft deal on future ties due to be endorsed by leaders on Sunday. The text, seen by Reuters, said the EU and Britain “agree to develop an ambitious, wide-ranging and balanced economic partnership. “This partnership will be comprehensive 81

November 21, 2018 6:54 PM DUP leader Foster says won't withdraw support for UK PM May yet

BELFAST (Reuters) - The Northern Ireland party whose 10 members of parliament back British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government does not plan to withdraw its support yet despite opposition to her Brexit withdrawal deal, its leader said on Wednesday. “The confidence and supply agreement ... is very much still in existence,” Democratic Unionist Party 83