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#Brexit – It takes two to tango – time for the UK to live up to ambitious timetableIt takes two to tango: Time for the UK to live up to ambitious timetable

“As the third round of negotiations on the EU-UK future partnership takes off, the EPP Group is worried by the lack of progress and calls on the UK government to engage constructively in all areas of the negotiations,” said Christophe Hansen MEP, the European Parliament’s negotiator of the post-Brexit agreement. “It takes two to tango. […]

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Brexit victory: EU ambassador breaks cover to admit Brussels MUST back down on fisheries | UK | News

Joao Vale de Almeida said the European Union would have to back down from its hardline position on fisheries. The diplomat admitted the bloc would have to reconsider its plans because of Britain’s rights as an independent coastal nation. He said: “There will not a deal without a deal on fisheries. Any other scenario doesn’t […]

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Can the Commonwealth Fill the Gap?

I recently attended a conference at Clare College, Cambridge, organised by The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs, considering the role of the Commonwealth in 2019 – its challenges and opportunities. The Commonwealth still struggles to an extent to articulate its role and significance in international relations. One session, which included myself as […]

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Brexit Endgame: The 2019 UK Election

After nearly four years of wailing and gnashing of teeth, Britain has made up its mind. We’re leaving the EU. At 22.00 on Wednesday 12th December 2019, the BBC/Sky/ITV exit poll opened the final chapter in Britain’s Brexit saga. A crushing majority for Boris Johnson’s Conservative and Unionist Party has redrawn the political map. Constituencies […]

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Boris Johnson to seek Parliamentary approval for Brexit deal ahead of Christmas – National

There will be no letup for U.K. lawmakers worn out after Britain’s bruising election campaign. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to begin “before Christmas” the push to secure Parliamentary approval for his Brexit deal. Buoyed by its landslide victory in Thursday’s election, Johnson’s Conservative government plans to move fast to make good on his […]

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#Brexit – ‘We are ready to start the next phase, to defend and promote Europe’s interests’ #EUCO

  The decisive victory by the British Conservatives in yesterday’s general election was widely and enthusiastically welcomed by European leaders attending today’s (13 December) European Council. Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said that they welcomed the certainty that the election provided and said that it had been difficult when things had been agreed in Brussels, […]

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How many seats for a majority? Boris Johnson wins election landslide

Boris Johnson is set to win a landslide Tory majority of 86 in the House of Commons, according to an exit poll for the general election. The poll, conducted by Ipsos Mori for the BBC, ITV and Sky News, suggested the Conservatives would win 368 seats, with Labour on 191 and the SNP on 55. If the forecast […]

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Brexit BOOST: How ‘clean break Brexit’ will bring Britain prosperity and SAVE £39 billion | Politics | News

The prospect of Brexit looms in the distance, with the outcome of this week’s general election sure to determine Britain’s future relationship with the EU. Since Britain voted to leave the EU in 2016, speculation over the UK’s trading relationships and economy has been rife. But according to a Brexit Party parliamentary candidate and entrepreneur, […]

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Election: Tactical voting could still put the brakes on populism

The climate crisis ought to be the most important issue when we go to the polls, and we have led our daily coverage on that subject many times, as we pledged to do when the election was called. The NHS has rightly been given intense focus too, and questions of trust, and of the credibility […]

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What time can I vote in the 2019 general election, and when will we know the results?

Voting day in the December general election is this Thursday Dec 12, which comes six weeks after the chaotic Brexit negotiations in Westminster led MPs to back Boris Johnson’s call for a vote on Oct 29.  Since Parliament was officially dissolved on Nov 6, the UK political parties have been preparing for the upcoming election, with candidates promoting their […]

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