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February 13, 2018 10:30 PM EU at war: Macron attacks European Parliament parties and calls for major reform

EMMANUEL Macron has declared war on the European Parliament and vowed to redraw the map of "ossified" EU politics by launching an initiative of European progressives for EU elections next year. The French President said he would not waste too much of his time time on Brexit but want to shake up the parties that sit in Strasbourg. Mr Macron ended France's 62

September 18, 2017 2:47 AM His 9 key points and what they REALLY mean: Political editor JASON GROVES says Boris Johnson wants to be an upbeat antidote to gloomy Remainers

Critics have accused Boris Johnson of trying to bounce Theresa May into backing his version of Brexit, while supporters say his upbeat assessment is a vital antidote to the gloom of Remainers. Here, Political Editor JASON GROVES examines what he said – and what he meant. What he means: This might appear to be a simple restatement of government policy 14

May 25, 2017 9:43 AM Live Updates: Trump Is in Brussels, and NATO Officials Are Anxious

• Mr. Trump’s arrival on Wednesday was greeted by thousands of protesters, and activists unfurled a sign saying, “Resist” near the United States Embassy. If there’s any real drama in Mr. Trump’s visit, besides wondering if he will go off script, it will be his comments when he unveils a 9/11 memorial — a piece of twisted metal from the World Trade Center 132 4

May 11, 2017 1:42 PM David Cameron hits the campaign trail to help Theresa May win a majority big enough to stop people on BOTH sides who want an 'extreme Brexit'

David Cameron has hit the campaign trail with a call for Theresa May to win a big enough majority to defeat people in London and Brussels who want 'extreme Brexit'. The former MP has kept a low profile since quitting politics last autumn and his warning about defying strong Eurosceptics will irritate Brexit supporters. The dramatic intervention sparked 11

April 27, 2017 11:01 PM Expats, exports, security: What's worrying the rest of the EU about Brexit?

As the leaders of the EU's remaining 27 member states prepare for the first Brexit summit in Brussels, which issues will shape the agendas of the individual countries taking part? Chancellor Angela Merkel is keen to emphasise that Brexit negotiations are between Britain and the EU but Germany's position will assume a significance above and beyond most - perhaps 72

April 25, 2017 10:53 AM Labour says free movement must end after Brexit but Keir Starmer admits his deal could mean Britain is still subject to the EU court and is BANNED from striking trade deals

Labour will demand an end to free movement after Brexit but will negotiate over everything else, Sir Keir Starmer has revealed today. The shadow Brexit secretary accused Theresa May of pursuing Brexit at any cost and recklessly closing off negotiating positions. At a campaign speech in London, Sir Keir confirmed MPs would be allowed to block the Brexit 13

March 29, 2017 8:53 PM WaughZone Special: Theresa May Triggers Brexit's Article 50 Process

At 12.29pm, the Prime Minister’s Parliamentary Private Secretary George Hollingbery leaned over the Commons frontbench and handed Chancellor Philip Hammond his smartphone. It displayed a tweet by EU chief Donald Tusk, the very 2017 confirmation that Theresa May had been waiting for: Brexit was really, finally, definitely under way. Tusk had the PM’s letter 24

March 22, 2017 6:04 PM EU puts citizens' rights first as it sets Brexit talk conditions

BRUSSELS The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator spelled out on Wednesday the bloc's conditions for talks, saying securing the rights of some 4.5 million EU and British citizens living abroad was paramount. But Michel Barnier, the European Commission's point man on London-Brussels talks, also warned of the risks if no deal was reached as Britain 21

March 5, 2017 9:04 AM Battle-hardened in Britain, May prepares for Brexit talks

LONDON, March 5 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May is unlikely to bow to political expedience in Brexit negotiations but will make up her own mind about what she believes is best and refuse to give ground - that's if past form is anything to go by. May, who backed the campaign to stay in the European Union in last June's referendum, will have to carry 12

February 27, 2017 6:39 PM Sir John Major attacks 'unreal' Brexit vision

Britons are being offered an "unreal and over-optimistic" vision of what Brexit will look like, Sir John Major has warned. The former Tory prime minister also called for "more charm and a lot less cheap rhetoric" from the UK government towards the rest of the EU. And he said the costs of leaving would be "substantial" and "unpalatable". Downing Street 16