"I always listen very attentiively to what he says, it's always very stimulating," @MichelBarnier on @BorisJohnson remarks. Notes a certain amount of "nostalgia" in British Brexit stance.

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21 June 2018
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Prime Minister Theresa May says ministers will finalise the Brexit policy paper after the EU summit in June
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Prime Minister Theresa May says she will hold Brexit talks with ministers at her country residence after the EU summit in June
Irish FM discussed 'unsustainable' situation in Gaza with Netanyahu
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Philip Hammond signals he's at peace with Brexit but compares it to a divorce that "nobody wants"
Michel Barnier rejects key sections of Theresa May's Brexit plan but says talks go on
First meeting of a busy day for @theresa_may @g7 - but no formal sit down expected with @POTUS - Number 10 insist that is not a snub1 week ago
First meeting of a busy day for @theresa_may @g7 - but no formal sit down expected with @POTUS - Number 10 insist that is not a snub
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[email protected]: We will use all available tools to build new future partnership with the UK
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[email protected]: EU respects Brexit red lines set by UK Government and wishes for UK to respect its red lines as well
"I always listen very attentiively to what he says, it's always very stimulating," @MichelBarnier on @BorisJohnson remarks. Notes a certain amount of "nostalgia" in British Brexit stance.
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Britain's Boris Johnson secretly recorded predicting 'meltdown' in Brexit negotiations, accusing elements of government of blocking the process and implying President Trump might handle it better
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Britain's Boris Johnson secretly recorded predicting 'meltdown' in Brexit negotiations, accusing elements of government of blocking the process and implying President Trump might handle it better
[email protected]: EU's backstop proposal is an "exceptional offer" from the EU27 for NI to address the unique situation and cannot be applied to the whole UK
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Michel Barnier admits what everyone knows - the EU's backstop would create a border in the Irish Sea: 'Let's go to pragmatism. Checks carried out on ferries are less disruptive than along a 500km long land border.'
[email protected] on future UK-EU relationship: UK government seems to demand continuation of status quo and benefits while leaving EU framework
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"We are not going to be intimidated bu this form of blame game.," says @MichelBarnier "The UK has to accept the consequences" of its Brexit decision
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[email protected]: Still many questions that UK's Brexit backstop proposal does not address and which the backstop solution in the WA does address
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[email protected] : The EU's backstop proposal "cannot be extended to the whole UK it has been designed for the specific situation of NI"
[email protected] : On Irish border issue, 2 important aspects: 1) regulatory alignment (agriculture, electricity, environment) and 2) customs issue
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3 big 'separation' issues unresolved: data protection for EU citizens, protection of geographical indicators (no British proposal yet apparently), fate of ongoing infringement procedures, says @MichelBarnier
"The time has come today to take decisions and make choices," says @MichelBarnier at outset of his Brexit press conference
EU chief Brexit negotiator @MichelBarnier discusses 3 issues in today's press conference: 1) withdrawal ("separation") 2) NI/IRE border and 3) future UK-EU relationship
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Taoiseach @campaignforleo welcomes yesterday's UK govt @GOVUK brexit document as "a step in the right direction" but adds that it "falls short."
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Theresa May still has confidence in Boris Johnson, says Downing Street in wake of leaked Brexit bombshell recording of Foreign Secretary
The Taoiseach has said the conditions are not right for a Border poll. Says too that UK Technical Note on avoiding a hard border falls short
"When I want to know what the view of the British government is, I ask the Prime Minister" - Taoiseach on Boris Johnson's tail-wags-dog complaint
British Prime Minister Theresa May, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Italy's new Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte arrive in Canada for the G7 summit1 week ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Italy's new Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte arrive in Canada for the G7 summit
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UK's May has confidence in Johnson after Brexit meltdown comment: spokeswoman
Taoiseach arrives at the Orange Order HQ in Belfast where he is welcomed by the Grand Master of the Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland
Afghan CEO Abdullah seeks UK support in global market exploration for Afghan products1 week ago
Afghan CEO Abdullah seeks UK support in global market exploration for Afghan products
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Two arrested after phone theft victim in Edgware left fighting for her life
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More than one million NHS workers in England will receive a three-year pay deal worth 6.5% after votes in favour by 13 unions, they have announced
Scottish Economy Secretary Keith Brown has been elected as the new depute leader of the Scottish National Party
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Brace for a possible "Brexit meltdown" but don't panic, UK's Johnson cautions
British Brexit backstop plan welcome, with caveats: Irish foreign minister
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May: Brexit-related legislation to return to House of Commons before mid-July
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Boris Johnson: We risk ending up in an "anteroom of the EU"
New EU research and development project will be open to British participation post-Brexit, Commission says
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Theresa May's compromise Brexit might just work - and many of her MPs agree
Irish PM in NI to meet civil society groups from nationalist and unionist communities
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Back the bill, urges UK's May as Brexit law faces crunch test
Abolaji Onafuye, 54, Koffi Kouakou, 54, and Abdelkarim Rekaya, 28, have been charged with fraud offences linked to the Grenfell Tower fire, the Metropolitan Police says1 week ago
Abolaji Onafuye, 54, Koffi Kouakou, 54, and Abdelkarim Rekaya, 28, have been charged with fraud offences linked to the Grenfell Tower fire, the Metropolitan Police says
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Four people have been charged by officers investigating fraud offences linked to Grenfell Tower
And here's the foreign secretary on Putin, Russia and May's proposal to the G7 for an international rapid reaction force1 week ago
And here's the foreign secretary on Putin, Russia and May's proposal to the G7 for an international rapid reaction force
Royal Navy Trafalgar Class submarine passing Gourock inbound for Faslane this morning1 week ago
Royal Navy Trafalgar Class submarine passing Gourock inbound for Faslane this morning
The European Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt says it is "difficult" to see how the UK's backstop proposal for the Irish border after Brexit will deliver a "workable solution"
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RAF Typhoons will be based in Iceland for the first time next year for an air-policing deployment, @GavinWilliamson has announced
EU's Barnier to speak on Brexit talks on Friday
@MichelBarnier: I welcome publication of UK proposal on customs aspects of IE/NI backstop. We will examine it with 3 questions: is it a workable solution to avoid a hard border? Does it respect the integrity of the SM/CU? Is it an all-weather backstop?
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