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

What have you adopted today? 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 ...and more »

The UK Government Is Completely Deluded About Brexit - Forbes

The UK's eventual exit from the EU is looking more and more likely to be a train wreck. The Brexiteers in Prime Minister Theresa May's administration are living in a fantasy world. And although May herself comes across as sensible and pragmatic, it now ...and more »

Britain votes…again: three crucial questions - OUPblog (blog)

Last month, Prime Minister Theresa May announced that Britain would hold a general election on 8 June. The election raises three crucial questions. First, why did the Prime Minister call an election now? Under British law, she could have remained in ...and more »

Theresa May accuses EU of trying to influence UK election in astonishing attack - The Independent

Theresa May has accused the EU of trying to influence the result of Britain's general election by maliciously leaking the content of discussions to the media. In an aggressive and unusual speech outside Downing Street the Prime Minister tore into some ...and more »

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

Protecting Citizens' Rights in the Negotiations with the UK. Good afternoon to all of you. 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 ...and more »

Theresa May declares war on Brussels, urging: 'Let me fight for Britain' - The Guardian

PM claims European politicians and officials are behind 'deliberately timed' threats aimed at influencing election result. Heather Stewart and Peter Walker. Wed 3 May 2017 16.25 EDT First published on Wed 3 May 2017 11.19 EDT. Share on Facebook ...and more »

Watch Theresa May's full extraordinary attack on EU leaders and read the transcript -

Theresa May has today launched an extraordinary attack accusing EU leaders of trying to sabotage both the general election and Brexit. Here is the full transcript of what she said in Downing Street. I have just been to Buckingham Palace for an audience ...and more »

UK's financial obligations to EU will be 'incontestable', says Barnier - The Guardian

EU's chief negotiator says: 'Commitments have been made and those responsibilities have to be honoured'. Daniel Boffey and Jennifer Rankin in Brussels and Heather Stewart in London. Wed 3 May 2017 11.03 EDT First published on Wed 3 May 2017 07.16 ...and more »

Brussels hoists gross Brexit 'bill' to €100bn - Financial Times

The EU has raised its opening demand for Britain's Brexit bill to an upfront gross payment of up to €100bn, according to Financial Times analysis of new stricter demands driven by France and Germany. Following direct requests from several member states ...and more »

Brexit: English is losing its importance in Europe, says Juncker - The Guardian

European commission chief's remark follows Theresa May's broadside against EU 'meddling' in UK elections. Jennifer Rankin in Florence. Fri 5 May 2017 11.02 EDT First published on Fri 5 May 2017 07.15 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share ...and more »