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EU Warns UK to Back Down From Spending Vote, Sets Tough Divorce Terms - Newsweek

European Union leaders endorsed stiff divorce terms for Britain on Saturday and warned Britons to have "no illusions" about swiftly securing a new relationship to keep their access to EU markets. At a Brussels summit marked by unusual harmony among the ...and more »

EU could allow Northern Ireland to rejoin if unified with the republic - Newsweek

If Northern Ireland separated from the United Kingdom and reunified with the Irish Republic after centuries of bitter political and religious divisions, the EU could welcome the new unified state as a member. A draft of Brexit negotiating positions set ...and more »

An EU summit shows unity in the face of Brexit - The Economist

“BRITAIN has had the same foreign policy objective for at least the last 500 years: to create a disunited Europe.” Like many lines delivered by Sir Humphrey, the roguish civil servant in “Yes Minister”, a British television comedy from the 1980s, this ...and more »

Merkel Warns: After Brexit UK will have Third-Country Status and Rights - Newsweek

German chancellor Angela Merkel has warned British politicians that they should not expect the country to have rights equal to those member states have once it leaves the European Union. Addressing German parliament ahead of a summit on Saturday ...and more »

Brexit brain drain threatens UK universities, MPs warn - The Guardian

Commons education committee's warning of an exodus of EU staff from UK universities is echoed by senior academics. Sally Weale and Lisa O'Carroll. Tue 25 Apr 2017 01.00 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 10.41 EST. Share on Facebook · Share ...and more »

Bregrets, we've had a few: now voters say leaving EU is wrong - The Times

More people think Brexit is wrong than right for the first time since the referendum, according to a Times poll which shows the Tory lead ahead of the election has shrunk in the past week. The YouGov poll found that 45 per cent of voters agreed that ...and more »

Stephen Collins: Kenny has delivered on first round of Brexit talks - Irish Times

The Government is on the verge of a stunning diplomatic coup by getting our EU political partners to agree to put Irish concerns at the centre of the negotiations with the UK on the terms of Brexit. Taken in tandem with the first round of the French ...and more »

Explaining Britain's vote to leave the EU - The Economist

Brexit: Why Britain Voted to Leave the European Union. By Harold Clarke, Matthew Goodwin and Paul Whiteley.Cambridge University Press; 256 pages; £15.99 and $19.99. THERE are many theories about why Britons voted last June to leave the European ...and more »

Ireland set to secure unique measures to soften Brexit blow - Irish Times

Unprecedented measures to cushion Ireland from the most damaging effects of the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union will be agreed at this weekend's Brussels summit, the Government believes. The draft conclusions of the summit ...and more »

Irish smugglers' Brexit bonanza -

CLONES, Ireland — Businesses along the boundary between Ireland and Northern Ireland are gearing up for hardship as Brexit turns it back into an external EU border. But one sector is looking forward to it: smuggling. Locals along the complex division, ...and more »