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UK’s May takes Brexit deal to rebellious lawmakers
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UK’s May takes Brexit deal to rebellious lawmakers

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on November 14, 2018, after holding a cabinet meeting where ministers were expected to either back the draft bexit deal or quit. – British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the […]

China says is no threat to EU, after Macron army call
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China says is no threat to EU, after Macron army call

French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he delivers a speech during the opening ceremony of the Paris Peace Forum at the Villette Conference Hall in Paris on November 11, 2018. – The Paris Peace Forum is a new annual event based on international cooperation and aimed at tackling global challenges […]

11 pregnant women, 130 others return from Libya
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11 pregnant women, 130 others return from Libya

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) No fewer than 141 Nigerians, including 11 pregnant women, have voluntarily returned from Libya to Nigeria with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the European Union (EU). Mr. Segun Afolayan, Chief Planning Officer, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) confirmed this to […]

Tusk to ask May for ‘concrete proposals’ to break Brexit impasse
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Tusk to ask May for ‘concrete proposals’ to break Brexit impasse

EU Chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier (L) is welcomed by European Council President Donald Tusk (R) prior to a meeting in Brussels, on October 16, 2018. (Photo by OLIVIER HOSLET / POOL / AFP) EU summit host Donald Tusk on Tuesday said he will ask British Prime Minister Theresa May […]

Scottish leader vows to reject UK prime minister’s Brexit deal
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Scottish leader vows to reject UK prime minister’s Brexit deal

Scotland's First Minister and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), Nicola Sturgeon, acknowledges the applause from delegates after delivering her keynote speech on the final day of the SNP annual conference in Glasgow on October 9, 2018. (Photo by ANDY BUCHANAN / AFP) Scotland’s pro-independence leader vowed on Monday […]

EU workers moving to UK post-Brexit need visas, skills
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EU workers moving to UK post-Brexit need visas, skills

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May (R) and Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leave their hotel on the second day of the Conservative Party Conference 2018 at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham, on October 1, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLIS EU workers coming to settle in […]

British opposition leader Corbyn to meet EU on Brexit
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British opposition leader Corbyn to meet EU on Brexit

Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn addresses delegates on the final day of the Labour party conference in Liverpool, north west England on September 26, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF The leader of Britain’s main opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, will meet senior EU officials on Thursday […]

Defiant British prime minister hits back at EU over Brexit plan
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Defiant British prime minister hits back at EU over Brexit plan

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after a press conference at the end of the EU Informal Summit of Heads of State or Government at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg, Austria, on September 20, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / APA AND AFP PHOTO / Christof STACHE Prime Minister Theresa May […]

EU warns Britain it must ‘rework’ Brexit plans
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EU warns Britain it must ‘rework’ Brexit plans

European Council President Donald Tusk arrives for an European Union leaders summit on October 20, 2016 at the European Council, in Brussels. / AFP PHOTO / EMMANUEL DUNAND EU Council President Donald Tusk issued a stark warning to Britain on Wednesday that its Brexit position must be “reworked”, as Prime […]

Tusk suggests EU Brexit summit to avert ‘catastrophe’
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Tusk suggests EU Brexit summit to avert ‘catastrophe’

European Council President Donald Tusk (L) shakes hands with EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier before their meeting at the European Council building in Brussels on September 13, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Francisco Seco European leaders may need to hold an extra summit in November to clinch […]

Britain warns will not pay Brexit cash if no EU deal
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Britain warns will not pay Brexit cash if no EU deal

Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (Brexit Minister) Dominic Raab arrives at 10 Downing Street in central London for a cabinet meeting to discuss 'no deal' Brexit preparations on September 13, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS Brexit minister Dominic Raab issued a fresh warning Thursday […]

EU parliament votes to stop Hungary’s ‘threat’ to democracy
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EU parliament votes to stop Hungary’s ‘threat’ to democracy

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban delivers a speech during a debate concerning Hungary's situation as part of a plenary session at the European Parliament on September 11, 2018 in Strasbourg, eastern France. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban vowed, pn September 11, 2018, to defy EU pressure to soften his hardline […]

Social media have 1 hour to remove terror propaganda: EU bill
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Social media have 1 hour to remove terror propaganda: EU bill

(FILES) This file photo taken on December 28, 2016 shows logos of US online social media and social networking service Facebook in Vertou, France. Facebook said April 27, 2017 it is stepping up its security to counter efforts by governments and others to spread misinformation or manipulate discussions for political […]

Juncker urges EU to assume stronger world role
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Juncker urges EU to assume stronger world role

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivers his State of the Union speech at the European Parliament on September 12, 2018 in Strasbourg, eastern France. / AFP PHOTO / FREDERICK FLORIN Europe must become a “global player” with a muscular foreign policy to match its economic strength, European Commission President Jean-Claude […]

No farewell yet as Juncker prepares State of the EU
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No farewell yet as Juncker prepares State of the EU

(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 3, 2018 European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker speaks during a plenary session in Strasbourg, eastern France. / AFP PHOTO / FREDERICK FLORIN European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will make his annual “state of the EU” speech this week, with the bloc buffeted […]

EU ministers ‘battle’ over French-backed digital tax
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EU ministers ‘battle’ over French-backed digital tax

Austrian Finance Minister Hartwig Loeger (C) and other participants pose for a family photo at a Eurogroup meeting, Informal meeting of economic and financial affairs ministers in Vienna, Austria, on September 7, 2018. Eurozone and EU finance ministers meet to discuss reforms and trade tensions with US. HERBERT NEUBAUER / […]

Barnier rejects key elements of UK post-Brexit plan
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Barnier rejects key elements of UK post-Brexit plan

EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier speaks during a joint press conference with Britain's Brexit Secretary at the European Commission in Brussels on August 31, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Emmanuel DUNAND EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier warned that two key elements of Britain’s post-Brexit trade plan are “not acceptable”, […]

Britain and EU face trade differences in Brexit talks
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Britain and EU face trade differences in Brexit talks

EU Brexit pointman Michel Barnier (L) walks past Britain's Brexit Minister Dominic Raab (2ndL) in a hallway before a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on September 6, 2018.<br />Britain's Brexit negotiator came to meet his EU counterpart today as Brussels and London scramble to reconcile divorce demands ahead of […]

Forum seeks commonwealth Market, immigration review between Nigeria, UK
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Forum seeks commonwealth Market, immigration review between Nigeria, UK

Buhari and Theresa May in Nigeria. The Nigerian London Business Forum (NILOBF) has hailed the visit of the British Prime Minister, Theresa May to Nigeria and two other African countries. This was contained in a statement released at the weekend and signed by the director, Prof. Chris Onalo. According to […]