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UK POLITICS: Brexit: UK May Yet Stay in EU: ‘Dreamer’ Donald Tusk Says With Quote From John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ Lyrics

UK POLITICS: Brexit: UK May Yet Stay in EU: ‘Dreamer’ Donald Tusk Says With Quote From John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ Lyrics

European Council President Donald Tusk has quoted lyrics from John Lennon’s Imagine to suggest the door remains open to the UK staying in the EU.

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EUROPE POLITICS: Trump Meets With NATO, EU: No Easy Way Out For Trump

EUROPE POLITICS: Trump Meets With NATO, EU: No Easy Way Out For Trump

“We expect Trump to recommit to NATO’s founding rule that an attack against one ally is an attack against all,” said a senior European diplomat at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

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GERMANY POLITICS: Merkel Resists Theresa May’s Bid to Link EU ‘Divorce’ With Trade Talks

GERMANY POLITICS: Merkel Resists Theresa May’s Bid to Link EU ‘Divorce’ With Trade Talks

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.

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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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UK POLITICS: ‘Theresa May Demeaning Her Office’ – Corbyn

UK POLITICS: ‘Theresa May Demeaning Her Office’ – Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn has accused Theresa May of “demeaning” her office and her country by threatening to make the UK an offshore tax haven if she cannot get the Brexit deal she wants from the EU.

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EUROPE POLITICS: Brexit Effects Create Split Among 27 EU Member States

EUROPE POLITICS: Brexit Effects Create Split Among 27 EU Member States

Jean-Claude Juncker tells Britain to finalise a ‘divorce deal’ costing 60 billion euros before they will begin talks over EU-UK trade relationship future.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Brexit Mixed Messages Backfire With EU

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Brexit Mixed Messages Backfire With EU

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.

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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: 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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EUROPE: Donald Tusk Political Quote On Brexit

EUROPE: Donald Tusk Political Quote On Brexit

Donald Tusk: “We cannot push them away from us, but we cannot let them profit from Brexit.”

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EUROPE: EU Must Not Let Britain Profit From Leaving The Bloc – Donald Tusk

EUROPE: EU Must Not Let Britain Profit From Leaving The Bloc – Donald Tusk

“We cannot push them away from us, but we cannot let them profit from Brexit, as that would be lethal for the EU,” Donald Tusk said.

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