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UK: Boris Johnson’s ‘Baloney’ Jibe Takes Center Stage

UK: Boris Johnson’s ‘Baloney’ Jibe Takes Center Stage

Michel Sapin, in a French twist on Boris Johnson’s “baloney” jibe, said: “There are four freedoms and they cannot be separated.”

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EUROPE: Jose Manuel Barroso Defends His Right To Work For Goldman Sachs

EUROPE: Jose Manuel Barroso Defends His Right To Work For Goldman Sachs

“Why would I not have the right to work where I choose, if it is a legal entity, obviously, not a drug cartel?” a visibly agitated Barroso said.

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SWIZERLAND: Swiss, EU Say They Are Closer On Deal To Curb Immigration

SWIZERLAND: Swiss, EU Say They Are Closer On Deal To Curb Immigration

Brussels insists on free movement of people as a condition for neutral Switzerland’s joining the common market under bilateral accords.

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UK: Britain To Lose Passporting Rights Unless In EEA

UK: Britain To Lose Passporting Rights Unless In EEA

“Passporting rights are tied to single market and would automatically cease to apply if Great Britain is no longer at least part of European Economic Area,” Weidmann.

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EUROPE: Brexit? What Brexit? EU On Cruise Control

EUROPE: Brexit? What Brexit? EU On Cruise Control

Britain’s plan to leave the European Union was at the heart of the meeting of the 27 other member states in Slovakia.

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EUROPE: Bratislava: European Union Dodges Contentious Issues

EUROPE: Bratislava: European Union Dodges Contentious Issues

The leaders will return to most of the Bratislava road-map topics at their regular summits, this time with Mrs May in attendance.

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EUROPE: Post-Brexit Vision Brings Disunity Upon European Leaders

EUROPE: Post-Brexit Vision Brings Disunity Upon European Leaders

The Brexit vote in June triggered what European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has described as an “existential crisis” for the EU.

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UK: Brexit Brings Death Upon A Polish Man

UK: Brexit Brings Death Upon A Polish Man

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker denounced the killing of Arkadiusz Jozwik in Harlow last month.

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UK: Parliament May Ratify Brexit Legislation – David Davis

UK: Parliament May Ratify Brexit Legislation – David Davis

“There has to be some legislation (to enact Brexit), no doubt about that,” said David Davis.

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SPAIN: British Families Could Be Forced To Pay For Entry To Spain

SPAIN: British Families Could Be Forced To Pay For Entry To Spain

“The important issue however for many ordinary families will be that obtaining an ‘ETIAS’ will attract a cost.

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IRELAND POLITICS: Enda Kenny To UK: No Free Movement, No Access To EU Market

IRELAND POLITICS: Enda Kenny To UK: No Free Movement, No Access To EU Market

“Let me tell you that around the European Council table, that is an issue that will not be given in on,” Enda Kenny said.

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UK: Britain As Trading Nation ‘Too Lazy, Too Fat’ – Liam Fox

UK: Britain As Trading Nation ‘Too Lazy, Too Fat’ – Liam Fox

Lawmakers from across the political spectrum criticized Liam Fox, who was a medical doctor before he went into politics.

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IRELAND: Enda Kenny Says Irish Unity Must Be Considered In Brexit Negotiations

IRELAND: Enda Kenny Says Irish Unity Must Be Considered In Brexit Negotiations

Enda Kenny said that achieving Irish unity, by purely peaceful means and by consent, is a lynchpin of the Good Friday Agreement and of the peace process.

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EUROPE: Jean-Claude Juncker Calls For Mobile Roaming Charge Plan

EUROPE: Jean-Claude Juncker Calls For Mobile Roaming Charge Plan

Jean-Claude Juncker ordered the draft revised in what political allies said was a sign the EU executive was listening to ordinary voters.

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UK: EU Leaders To Britain: Start Formal Brexit Talks As Soon As Possible

UK: EU Leaders To Britain: Start Formal Brexit Talks As Soon As Possible

“I think, in the end, it will be the British economy that is damaged most, which I don’t hope for but, I mean, this is my concern.” Eurogroup says.

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UK: Donald Tusk Says Britain Should Start EU Divorce Talks Soon

UK: Donald Tusk Says Britain Should Start EU Divorce Talks Soon

“Our goal (is) to establish closest possible EU-UK relations. Ball in UK court to start negotiations. In everybody’s best interest to start ASAP (as soon as possible),” Tusk said on Twitter.

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SCOTLAND: Sturgeon Says Theresa May Cannot Take Any Part Of Britain Out Of EU Single Market

SCOTLAND: Sturgeon Says Theresa May Cannot Take Any Part Of Britain Out Of EU Single Market

“Our guiding principle will continue to be at all times the best interests of the people of Scotland.” Nicola Sturgeon told the Scottish parliament.

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UK: Britain To Build Massive Concrete Wall In Calais

UK: Britain To Build Massive Concrete Wall In Calais

UK taxpayers will foot the bill for the Calais wall which will run along the main motorway to the port.

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SCOTLAND: Prepare Independence Legislation – Sturgeon

SCOTLAND: Prepare Independence Legislation – Sturgeon

The bill would then be ready for “immediate” introduction if it becomes clear that there was voter support for Scottish independence, Sturgeon said, without giving a timeframe.

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UK: Theresa May Has ‘Open Mind’ On Brexit Deal

UK: Theresa May Has ‘Open Mind’ On Brexit Deal

“This is a negotiation, it is not always the right approach to start putting all your cards on the table at the start,” Theresa May spokeswoman said.

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