“Mr Tusk is behaving like a cuckolded husband who is taking it out on the children,” Gibraltar’s Chief Minister Fabian Picardo.
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Forty-four years ago UK joined EU. Nine months ago voters opted to leave in a national referendum. Britain seeks to regain sovereignty. Continue reading.
“The Article 50 process is under way and in accordance with the wishes of the British people, United Kingdom is leaving European Union,” Theresa May said.
Theresa May is facing resistance from German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the European Parliament to her goal of conducting negotiations on Britain’s future trade relations with Europe at the same time as talks on arrangements for Brexit.
UK POLITICS: Brexit: Theresa May Officially Triggers Article 50, Tim Barrow Delivers the Letter to Donald Tusk EU President
“The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union,” Theresa May told parliament nine months after Britain shocked investors and world leaders by unexpectedly voting to quit the bloc. “This is an historic moment from which there can be no turning back.”
“Paradoxically there is something positive in Brexit. Brexit has made us, the community of 27 more determined and united than before,” Donald Tusk said.
Brexit has begun, with Britain formally filing Article 50, a letter to the European Union giving notice of the United Kingdom’s intention to leave the EU.
Brexit: United Kingdom has informed European Council President Donald Tusk’s office of May’s intention, Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman said..
“One has to state it openly: EU policy turned out to be a policy of double standards and cheating,” Waszczykowski told tabloid Super Express.
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.
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.
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.
Daily Mail, which Paul Dacre edited for 25 years, has long been a fierce critic of EU and, was an outspoken supporter of the campaign to leave the bloc.
Pro-Brexit critics have cast the legal battles as an attempt by a pro-EU establishment to thwart the result of June’s referendum.
Merkel, Donald Tusk blocked Theresa May’s attempt to fast-track a deal which would have created amnesty for British ex-pats and EU migrants UK post-Brexit.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was mystified by May’s metamorphosis from a quiet “remain” supporter to a passionate crusader for a hard break from Europe.
Britain’s plan to leave the European Union was at the heart of the meeting of the 27 other member states in Slovakia.
The Brexit vote in June triggered what European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has described as an “existential crisis” for the EU.
“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.
Donald Tusk: “We cannot push them away from us, but we cannot let them profit from Brexit.”