French President Emmanuel Macron says the UK and France have signed a treaty to improve the management of their common border and to deal with migrants more humanely
6 month ago
Macron and May sign treaty to deal with migrants in Calais
6 month ago
British PM Theresa May welcomes French President Emmanuel Macron for high-profile summit at Sandhurst, that is expected to focus on migration and Brexit
The Heads of the 5 intelligence agencies (MI6, MI5, GCHQ, DGSE, DGSI) also meeting at Sandhurst
6 month ago
Macron and May due to arrive at @RMASandhurst imminently. French and British ministers waiting
Attorney General Jeremy Wright has announced there will be no new inquest into the death of Stuart Lubbock who was found dead in the pool of the home of entertainer Michael Barrymore in 2001
USAF B52 60-0005 BARON41 departed Fairford at 1052z - Baltic mission
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is cagey about whether he'll preside over the inauguration of the new U.S. embassy in London next week
European Union (Withdrawal) Bill passes to the House of Lords
Canadian trade negotiator warns UK/EU trade deal unlikely to go much deeper than CETA
Irish Taoiseach says there can be no 'backsliding' on Irish border Brexit agreement
Britain says it would pay an extra £44.5 million to boost security around Calais after a demand for more money from French President Emmanuel Macron
The UK government announces it will deploy 3 @RoyalAirForce Chinook helicopters to Mali in support of France's Operation BARKHANE, which aims to combat extremist groups in the Sahel region of Africa
Facebook to look again for evidence of Russian meddling in Brexit
MPs have approved the European Union Withdrawal Bill by 324 to 295 after a vote in the House of Commons
Irish PM denies that the EU is conspiring to reverse the Brexit vote, but says a second referendum would not be "anti-democratic"
Bayeux Tapestry loan 'very significant': British PM
"The Government is not running Carillion the Government is actually a customer of Carillion" says @Theresa May after being told she should take responsibility for the company's collapse
25-year-old Liverpool footballer Jon Flanagan has been sentenced to 40 hours of unpaid work and a 12-month community order for assaulting his girlfriend Rachael Wall
: I have no desire to see any borders in Ireland, or between Northern Ireland and the UK, we'll do everything we can to prevent that, N. Ireland shouldn't have to choose between prioritising trade with the UK or EU, special arrangements are possible
Varadkar: fundamnetally what we have have to move away from is any idea that any country can have a relationship that involves taking all the benefits and none of the responsibilites and obligations. That's the fundamental thing we need to insist on
Taoiseach @campaignforleo: I will absolutely fight hard to ensure we can have as close as possible partnership and relationship between UK-EU it's in Ireland's, British people and EU's interest
European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has told the European Parliament in Strasbourg he would like the UK to rejoin the European Union after Brexit
Farage to Vardakar: "You're prepared to put your devotion to the European project above the interests of Irish farmers."
7 month ago
USAF B52s 61-0005 and 60-0012 BARON31 flight departed Fairford at 1013z - Baltic mission
7 month ago
Irish PM explains what many in EU tend to forget. "In a global context we are a Union of small countries." Explains that if EU member states give in to Nationalism they will give up even more influence in the world. He makes strong, measured case for EU in front of EP
EP Brexit coordinator @guyverhofstadt tells @campaignforleo EU will be behind him in Brexit negotiations says "in these negotiations we are all Irish"
Juncker: (Good Friday Agreement) peace can be fragile, I see no more important use of our new budget than guaranteeing and financing the peace process in Ireland, this is an unconditional European commitment
Juncker: the commission and Irish government worked tirelessly and side by side to reach the sufficient progress needed to move onto the next phase of the Brexit talks, this partnership will continue and grow stronger
"When it comes to Ireland, we are all for one and one for all" says @JunckerEU in debate with irish @RealTaoiseach
Juncker: when it comes to issue of Ireland in Brexit negotiations, EU is united, It is all for one, one for all
: I hope new relationship between UK-EU is as close and as deep as possible but consistent with the need of the union to protect our internal market and custom union
Taoiseach: "Ireland has moved from being a net beneficiary of the EU Budget to a net contributor. Nonetheless, we are open to contributing more, but only if it is spent on things that contribute to the advancement of the European ideal."
: as negotiations move forward into phase 2 we will continue to rely on EP support and solidarity, as we work to ensure what has been promised in theory is delivered in practice and there can be no backsliding on this
Irish Taoiseach @campaignforleo addressing the EP on FutureofEurope says breakthrough in getting sufficent progress in phase 1 of negotiations means UK has guaranteed that whatever the future relationship between UK-EU is a hard border on island of Ireland will be avoided
Ireland PM Leo Varadkar says the EU is decisive point in our history and we meet today in solidarity and with a renewed sense of purpose
Access to single market post-Brexit will depend on high UK agriculture standards, says Irish Farmers Association
Macron pledges to protect interests of Calais region in Brexit talks
Countries most hit by Brexit should not be asked to increase budget contribution, Dutch Finance Minister says
UK should not be bound post-Brexit by rules that it cannot influence, says former UK Commissioner
EU Council President calls for "more clarity" from UK on future partnership
France says it will loan the Bayeux Tapestry to Britain but 'not before 2020'
Juncker speaking at EP Plenary session says he continues to believe Brexit is a "catastrophe" but causes of decision run much deeper "British have never felt entirely comfortable with EU and guilt lies on many shoulder"