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EU leaders take a tough line in the first week of Brexit talks - The Economist

GETTING the right tone in the negotiations over Britain's departure from the European Union is a crucial element for their chances of success. Since the formal Article 50 talks began in Brussels on June 19th between David Davis, the Brexit secretary ...and more »

Poll finds that 60% of Britons want to keep their EU citizenship - The Guardian

Six out of 10 Britons want to keep their European Union citizenship after Brexit – including the rights to live, work, study and travel in the EU – and many would be prepared to pay large sums to do so, according to research led by the London School of ...and more »

PM's European court stance has 'hamstrung' Brexit negotiations - The Guardian

Theresa May's decision to exit ECJ has made David Davis's job much more difficult, says former chief of staff. Heather Stewart Political editor. Fri 30 Jun 2017 17.30 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 10.37 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...and more »

Brexit: British officials drop 'cake and eat it' approach to negotiations - The Guardian

Exclusive: insiders say ministers will have to choose between economic interests or sovereignty but Brexit department denies any change of mood. Dan Roberts Brexit policy editor. @RobertsDan. Mon 3 Jul 2017 02.30 EDT First published on Sun 2 Jul 2017 ...and more »

May's Brexit plan could hit rights of Britons abroad, campaigners tell EU - The Guardian

British in Europe and the3million say UK proposal would severely reduce the rights enjoyed by Britons living in Europe. Lisa O'Carroll · @lisaocarroll. Sun 2 Jul 2017 11.19 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 10.37 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

Theresa May's Brexit red lines have left UK 'hamstrung' - Financial Times

Theresa May has left Britain “hamstrung” in Brexit negotiations because of her “absolutist” approach, according to a senior official who was at the heart of exit talks until June's election. James Chapman, who recently quit as chief of staff to Brexit ...and more »

Theresa May has 'hamstrung' David Davis in Brexit talks - BBC News

Theresa May has made David Davis's job more difficult by setting "red lines" for him in Brexit talks, his ex-chief of staff has told the BBC. James Chapman said the Brexit secretary had been "hamstrung" by the prime minister's stance on the European ...and more »

If you think we need to 'take back control' of our borders, you don't understand what that actually means - The Independent

“Take back control of our borders”. It was one of the most memorable and potent slogans in the European Union referendum campaign for the Leave side. And it continues to be brandished today by Brexiteers who insist that the red lines for any Brexit ...and more »

Brexit: Theresa May 'could walk out of negotiations' over EU's divorce bill - The Independent

Theresa May could storm out of Brexit negotiations to show voters at home she is willing to be tough with the EU over Britain's divorce bill. The Prime Minister is preparing a dramatic walk-out in September over the bill, thought to be in the region of ...and more »

Scientists and artists unite to warn: 'give the young a say in shaping Brexit' - The Guardian

Leading European figures in culture, science and education, including physics professor and TV presenter Brian Cox and artist Mark Wallinger, will warn Britain's EU negotiators this week of the damage that a hard Brexit would do to the UK and the rest ...and more »