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European Commission's draft negotiating directives for Article 50 negotiations with the United Kingdom - Q&A - EU News

The European Commission has today adopted a recommendation to the Council to open the Article 50 negotiations with the UK, in accordance with Article 218 (3) of the Treaty on European Union. The recommendation includes draft negotiating directives ...and more »

Speech by Michel Barnier at the 7th State of the Union Conference, European University Institute, Florence - EU News

I will speak in English – obviously, I wish to be understood by the people who speak French, especially two days before this crucial election in my country. But it is equally important to be understood by the British people. [Applause]. First of all ...and more »

David Davis rejects claim of €100bn Brexit divorce bill - The Guardian

David Davis: 'The simple truth is this is going to be a tough negotiation.' Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images. David Davis has rejected suggestions that the UK will have to pay a €100bn (£84.5bn) bill to leave the European Union, saying rising ...and more »

A stronger Theresa May but for what, especially in HE? - University World News

All reader responses posted on this site are those of the reader ONLY and NOT those of University World News or Higher Education Web Publishing, their associated trademarks, websites and services. University World News or Higher Education Web ...and more »

The Election Could Give Theresa May a Mandate. It Won't Give Her a Clue. - The Nation.

The Election Could Give Theresa May a Mandate. It Won't Give Her a Clue. The Election Could Give Theresa May a Mandate. It Won't Give Her a Clue. There's no such thing as a successful Brexit, only degrees of bad. By Gary YoungeTwitter. May 4, 2017. fb ...and more »

European Commission takes next step in Article 50 process by recommending draft negotiating directives - EU News

The College of Commissioners has today sent a recommendation to the Council to open the Article 50 negotiations with the United Kingdom. It includes draft negotiating directives. This legal mandate follows the adoption on Saturday by the European ...and more »

Brexit: Why Britain Voted to Leave the European Union, by Harold D. Clarke, Matthew Goodwin and Paul Whiteley - Times Higher Education (THE)

The British public does not have a settled view on Europe. The authors of this detailed study, underpinned by new data and new analyses of existing surveys, reveal that in 2005 50 per cent of UK voters approved of Britain being in the European Union ...and more »

Theresa May's Brexit Britain can no longer be considered a serious country - The Guardian

Theresa May and members of her cabinet: 'If she were a stateswoman she would now be preparing her own people for the very painful sacrifices ahead.' Photograph: Peter Nicholls/AFP/Getty Images. For many years now the logo “Keep calm and carry on” has ...and more »

What do we know about Britain's Brexit divorce bill? - The Guardian

How much does Britain owe the EU, why does the figure keep changing and can the UK get away with paying nothing at all? Dan Roberts Brexit policy editor. @RobertsDan. Wed 3 May 2017 07.56 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 10.41 EST. Share on ...and more »

Will re-election help British PM Theresa May with tricky EU negotiations? - Marketplace.org

British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking re-election ahead of talks about the terms of Brexit. - Dan Kitwood/Getty Images. Listen To The Story. Marketplace. Download download; Embed embed. Embed Code.