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UK POLITICS: 29 March: Theresa May to Trigger Brexit Article 50

UK POLITICS: 29 March: Theresa May to Trigger Brexit Article 50 0

Brexit: United Kingdom has informed European Council President Donald Tusk’s office of May’s intention, Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman said..

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Starts Brexit Tour Before Triggering Article 50

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Starts Brexit Tour Before Triggering Article 50 0

Prime Minister Theresa May will visit Wales on Monday to engage with nations of United Kingdom before she launches Britain’s departure from European Union.

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EUROPE POLITICS: Toll On Refugee, Migrant Children Continues to Mount One Year After EU-Turkey Deal: UNICEF

EUROPE POLITICS: Toll On Refugee, Migrant Children Continues to Mount One Year After EU-Turkey Deal: UNICEF 0

“While there has been a major decrease in the overall numbers of children on the move into Europe since last March, there has been an increase in the threats and distress refugee and migrant children endure,” said Afshan Khan UNICEF Regional Director and Special Coordinator for the Refugee and Migrant Crisis in Europe.

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NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Gerry Adams to U.S. Congress: Support Northern Ireland Stay in EU

NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Gerry Adams to U.S. Congress: Support Northern Ireland Stay in EU 0

Northern Ireland, the only part of UK with a land border with EU, is seen as the region most exposed to the economic and political fallout from Brexit.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Scoxit Referendum: Theresa May Says ‘Now is Not the Time’

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Scoxit Referendum: Theresa May Says ‘Now is Not the Time’ 0

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that “now is not the time” for a second referendum on Scottish independence.

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HUNGARY POLITICS: Migrants Unlawfully Detained By Hungary: European Court Says

HUNGARY POLITICS: Migrants Unlawfully Detained By Hungary: European Court Says 0

Hungary unlawfully kept two migrants in a transit zone on its frontier with Serbia, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday, in a finding which could affect its plans to detain thousands of asylum seekers in border camps.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Syria Needs ‘Proxy Peace’: Federica Mogherini EU Diplomat Says

SYRIA POLITICS: Syria Needs ‘Proxy Peace’: Federica Mogherini EU Diplomat Says 0

EU capital Brussels will host an international conference on Syria on April 5, hoping to create a new momentum. It has, however, long played only a marginal role in international efforts to resolve the conflict.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Wins Right to Launch EU Divorce Talks

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Wins Right to Launch EU Divorce Talks 0

Prime Minister Theresa May has the right to begin what could be Britain’s most complex negotiations since World War Two.

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EUROPE POLITICS: European Court of Justice to Give Ruling on Islamic Headscarf Bans

EUROPE POLITICS: European Court of Justice to Give Ruling on Islamic Headscarf Bans 0

European Court of Justice (ECJ) will determine whether an employer can prohibit staff from wearing Islamic headscarf in the first case before EU top court.

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POLAND POLITICS: Poland Vows to Obstruct EU After Donald Tusk Vote

POLAND POLITICS: Poland Vows to Obstruct EU After Donald Tusk Vote 0

“One has to state it openly: EU policy turned out to be a policy of double standards and cheating,” Waszczykowski told tabloid Super Express.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Sturgeon Demands New Independence Vote Before Brexit

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Sturgeon Demands New Independence Vote Before Brexit 0

“If Scotland is to have real choice that choice must be between autumn of next year 2018, and spring of 2019,” Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said.

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UK POLITICS: Britain Has Brexit Backup Plan if Divorce Talks Fail: David Davis Says

UK POLITICS: Britain Has Brexit Backup Plan if Divorce Talks Fail: David Davis Says 0

“I don’t think, firstly, that is remotely likely,” Davis told the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, responding to the report. “It’s in absolutely everybody’s interest that we get a good outcome.”

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EUROPE POLITICS: EU Splits Over Post-Brexit Europe

EUROPE POLITICS: EU Splits Over Post-Brexit Europe 0

27 EU leaders without British Prime Minister Theresa May struggled to draft a declaration to be unveiled March 25 summit in Rome to mark EU’s 60th birthday

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EUROPE POLITICS: Central European and the EU Today

EUROPE POLITICS: Central European and the EU Today 0

Central European states differ widely: the trend in the former is toward stronger nationalism, refusal of more than a trickle of migrants, growing corruption in politics and business, increased state control of the news media, hostility to LGBT rights and in some, a greater closeness to Russia.

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UK POLITICS: Official! Article 50 to Be Triggered By EU Within Days

UK POLITICS: Official! Article 50 to Be Triggered By EU Within Days 0

European leaders are preparing for formal Brexit negotiations to begin within days should Theresa May trigger Article 50 next week.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Second Independence Referendum Inevitable

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Second Independence Referendum Inevitable 0

Nicola Sturgeon said Scotland could hold an independence vote in late 2018, just months before the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union.

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UK POLITICS: ‘Within 48 Hours’ EU to Respond to Britain’s Exit Note – Donald Tusk

UK POLITICS: ‘Within 48 Hours’ EU to Respond to Britain’s Exit Note – Donald Tusk 0

European Union will be ready to respond within 48 hours to Britain’s notification that it plans to leave the 28-nation bloc, Donald Tusk chairman of EU leaders.

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UK POLITICS: When Will Theresa May Trigger Brexit? What You Need to Know

UK POLITICS: When Will Theresa May Trigger Brexit? What You Need to Know 0

UK Prime Minister Theresa has said she will trigger Article 50 of the EU’s Lisbon Treaty by the end of this month. Here are key dates in the process…

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POLAND POLITICS: Poland in Bitter Fight to Stop Reelection of Donald Tusk

POLAND POLITICS: Poland in Bitter Fight to Stop Reelection of Donald Tusk 0

Prime Minister Beata Szydlo wrote to EU to consider European Parliament-member Jacek Saryusz-Wolski as a replacement for Tusk, whose term ends in May.

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EUROPE POLITICS: EU Conservatives Turn Fury on Poland Over Tusk Challenge

EUROPE POLITICS: EU Conservatives Turn Fury on Poland Over Tusk Challenge 0

EU leaders are expected to give Tusk, a former Polish prime minister from the centre-right Civic Platform (PO), a second 30-month term as president of their European Council during a summit in Brussels on Thursday.

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