Tag Archives: Brexit
UK To Vote In General Election
Millions of people across the UK are set to vote in the general election on Thursday where the ruling Conservatives are predicted to secure an overall majority despite an energetic bid for power by the opposition Labour Party, the media reported. Voting will begin at 7 a.m. (local time) in over 4..
Details Of Brexit Process Revealed In EU Documents
Brussels: The European Union (EU) has published two documents that detail the "painstaking" process of Brexit -- Britain's exit from the 27-member bloc, the media reported on Tuesday. The documents published late on Monday were the most detailed positions yet from the EU's chief negotiator, Miche..
Trump’s Policies Weakened The West: German Foreign Minister
Germany's top diplomat Sigmar Gabriel had harsh words for the US as he said President Donald Trump's policies have weakened the West. "The short-sighted policies of the American government stand against the interests of the European Union. The West has become smaller, at least it has become weake..
Chinese PM Set To Begin Europe Tour
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang will begin his Europe tour on Tuesday aimed at enriching Beijing's ties with the European Union (EU), officials announced on Monday. Li will travel to Germany and Belgium and along with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council Presid..
EU To Approve Mandate To Open Brexit Negotiations
The European Union (EU) is set to approve a mandate on Monday for the European Commission (EC) to start negotiations for Britain's exit from the 27-member bloc. It will also officially appoint former EU Commissioner Michel Barnier as the lead negotiator, Efe news reported. The General Affairs ..
UK Needs More Immigrants To ‘Avoid Brexit Catastrophe’
The British economy needs a net inward migration flow of 200,000 people a year if it is to avoid the "catastrophic economic consequences" linked to Brexit, a study revealed on Friday. The Global Future study said the UK's low productivity, ageing population and shortage of labour in key areas, su..
Brussels Could End-Up Paying Brexit Bill: Boris Johnson
London: Brussels could end up having to pay UK a Brexit "divorce" bill because the Britain has contributed to so many EU assets, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said. In his first major interview of the election campaign, the Foreign Secretary told The Daily Telegraph on Friday that there were "v..
EU Official Pledges Full Support For Irish Brexit Talks
Dublin: The European Union's Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier has pledged the 27-member bloc's full support for Ireland's negotiations. "Today (Thursday), in front of these two houses, I want to reassure the Irish people: in this negotiation Ireland's interest will be the Union's interest,"..
India Rise A Very Welcome Development: Dutch Foreign Minister
New Delhi: Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders on Tuesday termed India's rise a "very welcome development" as in the new emerging world order, it will protect and promote democratic values. "India's take-off is a very welcome development. It is welcome from a political point of view because we s..
Is Global Establishment In For Surprise In France Too?
Accustomed either to isolation or global dominance, the United States has in recent years been playing a third role. Ever since its power diminished following the 2008 meltdown, it finds itself running around to block political forces which are ascendant everywhere almost independent of its authorit..