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UK POLITICS: UK Will Not Cut Taxes Below EU Average After Brexit: Hammond

UK POLITICS: UK Will Not Cut Taxes Below EU Average After Brexit: Hammond

“It is said London would launc into unfair competition in terms of fiscal regulation. That is not our project or our vision for the future,” Hammond.

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EUROPE POLITICS: ‘EU, UK Free Labor Movement to End’ After Brexit

EUROPE POLITICS: ‘EU, UK Free Labor Movement to End’ After Brexit

According to reports, Britain and the EU have failed to reach an agreement on the future rights of EU citizens in the UK and Britons in Europe after Brexit.

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UK POLITICS: Corbyn Should Be Part of Theresa May’s Brexit Negotiation Team: Guy Verhofstadt

UK POLITICS: Corbyn Should Be Part of Theresa May’s Brexit Negotiation Team: Guy Verhofstadt

Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament (EP)’s Brexit coordinator, said losing majority in the June 8 election was a “rejection” of May’s hard Brexit plan and now the opposition should also join the negotiations.

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USA POLITICS: Trump’s Demands Drive Wedge into NATO

USA POLITICS: Trump’s Demands Drive Wedge into NATO

Donald Trump wants to see NATO taking a bigger role in the 68-member U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State. France and Germany have resisted.

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BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA POLITICS: Challenges Can Derail Bosnia and Herzegovina Path to Stability: Security Council Told

BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA POLITICS: Challenges Can Derail Bosnia and Herzegovina Path to Stability: Security Council Told

“As we enter the third decade of peace implementation, it cannot be assumed that Bosnia and Herzegovina is on a glide path to a peaceful, viable State irreversibly on course for European integration,” said High Representative Valentin Inzko during a briefing on the situation in the country.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Inauguration: Emmanuel Macron Officially Takes Power as French President

FRANCE POLITICS: Inauguration: Emmanuel Macron Officially Takes Power as French President

France’s Emmanuel Macron predecessor, François Hollande welcomed him. Watch Emmanuel Macron​’s first speech as president of the French Republic.

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EUROPE POLITICS: YIEF-2017: Another Test of European Unity

EUROPE POLITICS: YIEF-2017: Another Test of European Unity

The question is: what was Russian motivation for such different politicians to visit Yalta International Economic Forum?

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GERMANY POLITICS: SPD: Barley to UK: Hold 2nd Referendum as ‘Brits Didn’t Understand Brexit’

GERMANY POLITICS: SPD: Barley to UK: Hold 2nd Referendum as ‘Brits Didn’t Understand Brexit’

“When the referendum was held, nobody knew what it would be about, not British people, not political class,” Barley leader of German Social Democrats (SPD).

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GERMANY POLITICS: Schaeuble to Muslims: Accept European Values or Go Elsewhere

GERMANY POLITICS: Schaeuble to Muslims: Accept European Values or Go Elsewhere

“There are better places in the world to live under Islamic law than Europe,” Wolfgang Schaeuble, the German Finance Minister has said.

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EUROPE POLITICS: ‘UK Cannot Pull Back From Article 50 Brexit Process Without Consent of European Countries’: Chief EU Negotiator Michel Barnier

EUROPE POLITICS: ‘UK Cannot Pull Back From Article 50 Brexit Process Without Consent of European Countries’: Chief EU Negotiator Michel Barnier

“Article 50 does not provide for unilateral withdrawal of notification. In any dealings with European Parliament, Michel Barnier reiterated the above principle.”

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FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Clashes With Macron Le Pen

FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Clashes With Macron Le Pen

Macron retorted: “Sorry to tell you this, Madame Le Pen, but you are saying the same lies that we’ve heard from your father for 40 years.”

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UK POLITICS: Brexit: UK-EU Divorce Takes Center Stage

UK POLITICS: Brexit: UK-EU Divorce Takes Center Stage

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.

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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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GERMANY POLITICS: Martin Schulz Lays Out Vision for Chancellery

GERMANY POLITICS: Martin Schulz Lays Out Vision for Chancellery

Schulz, who served as European Parliament president from 2012 and stepped down earlier this year, also vowed to curb executive pay.

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GERMANY POLITICS: Ursula von der Leyen Rejects Trump’s Claim It Owes NATO and US ‘Vast Sums’ For Defense

GERMANY POLITICS: Ursula von der Leyen Rejects Trump’s Claim It Owes NATO and US ‘Vast Sums’ For Defense

“Defense spending goes into UN peacekeeping missions, into European missions and into our contribution to fight against IS terrorism,” von der Leyen said.

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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: Lawmakers Want Visas Imposed on Americans

EUROPE POLITICS: Lawmakers Want Visas Imposed on Americans

European Parliament called on the EU executive to force Americans to apply for visas before visiting Europe this summer, stepping up pressure to resolve a long-running transatlantic dispute on the issue.

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GERMANY POLITICS: Martin Schulz Biography

GERMANY POLITICS: Martin Schulz Biography

Martin Schulz was born on 20 December 1955 and grew up in Hehlrath Germany, close to the German-Dutch-Belgian borders. Read Martin Schulz Biography.

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USA POLITICS: EU Relieved But Wary After Trump Endorses It As ‘Wonderful’

USA POLITICS: EU Relieved But Wary After Trump Endorses It As ‘Wonderful’

When Donald Trump called the European Union “wonderful” and said he was “totally in favor of it”, some Brussels officials feared the headline was a hoax, given the U.S. president’s earlier apparent disdain for the bloc.

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UK POLITICS: Labour Wins Stoke By-Election, Holds Off UKIP

UK POLITICS: Labour Wins Stoke By-Election, Holds Off UKIP

Labour Party won by a comfortable margin over UKIP, with Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives in third.

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