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UK POLITICS: UK Government Sees Need for Phased Brexit: Hammond

UK POLITICS: UK Government Sees Need for Phased Brexit: Hammond

Hammond: “I think you’ll find the cabinet rallying around a position that maximises our negotiating leverage and gets the best possible deal for Britain.”

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TURKEY POLITICS: Erdogan Threatens to ‘Chop Off’ Coup Plotters Heads

TURKEY POLITICS: Erdogan Threatens to ‘Chop Off’ Coup Plotters Heads

“We are a state governed by rule of law. If it comes to me after parliament, I will sign it,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.

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GERMANY POLITICS: Because of Brexit It’s ‘Worth Fighting for Stronger Europe’: Angela Merkel

GERMANY POLITICS: Because of Brexit It’s ‘Worth Fighting for Stronger Europe’: Angela Merkel

“For many people including myself something changed when Britons want to leave, we were worried about the outcome of elections in France,” Merkel to voters.

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UK POLITICS: ‘EU Willing to Accommodate Britain’: Blair

UK POLITICS: ‘EU Willing to Accommodate Britain’: Blair

“European leaders from my discussions are willing to consider changes to accommodate Britain, including around freedom of movement,” Tony Blair said.

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UK POLITICS: ‘Absolutely Necessary’ Brexit Does Not Happen: Blair

UK POLITICS: ‘Absolutely Necessary’ Brexit Does Not Happen: Blair

“I think public opinion is moving on it,” Tony Blair said.

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EUROPE POLITICS: EU Hope UK Government Shows More Sense of Urgency About Brexit Deal

EUROPE POLITICS: EU Hope UK Government Shows More Sense of Urgency About Brexit Deal

Theresa May Brexit minister, veteran anti-EU campaigner David Davis is expected to meet Barnier, a French former cabinet minister, at European Commission’s Berlaymont headquarters on Monday morning.

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UK POLITICS: Britain Acknowledges Financial Obligations to EU After Brexit

UK POLITICS: Britain Acknowledges Financial Obligations to EU After Brexit

Britain’s exit liabilities — estimated by the EU to stand at up to €100bn gross — were proving one of the biggest flashpoints.

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FRANCE POLITICS: ‘I Do Not Require Assad’s Departure’: Macron Politics Quotes

FRANCE POLITICS: ‘I Do Not Require Assad’s Departure’: Macron Politics Quotes

French President Emmanuel Macron says: “I do not require Assad’s departure, that’s no longer a prerequisite for France.”

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UKRAINE POLITICS: Corruption Undermining Efforts to Rebuild Ukraine in line With EU Norms

UKRAINE POLITICS: Corruption Undermining Efforts to Rebuild Ukraine in line With EU Norms

European Union and International Monetary Fund, Ukraine’s financial backer, called for the creation of a specialised anti-corruption court.

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UK POLITICS: UK Published Law to Sever Political, Financial, Legal Ties With EU

UK POLITICS: UK Published Law to Sever Political, Financial, Legal Ties With EU

The repeal bill is central to the government’s plan to exit the EU in 2019, disentangling Britain from more than 40 years of EU lawmaking and repealing the treaty that first made Britain a member in 1972.

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UK POLITICS: Labour Ready to Negotiate Brexit With EU: Corbyn

UK POLITICS: Labour Ready to Negotiate Brexit With EU: Corbyn

“In contrast to Conservatives’ megaphone diplomacy, we will conduct relations with our European neighbors respectfully in the spirit of friendship,” Corbyn said.

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UK POLITICS: William III (William of Orange) Biography

UK POLITICS: William III (William of Orange) Biography

King William III of England was born on November 4, 1650 at Binnenhof in The Hague in the Dutch Republic. Read William III (William of Orange) Biography.

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NORTHERN IRELAND: Battle of the Boyne

NORTHERN IRELAND: Battle of the Boyne

Battle of Boyne was fought in Ireland between William of Orange and James II in July 1690. It was the last time two crowned kings of England. Read more.

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UK POLITICS: US Bank With 16,000 UK Staff Warns Majority of Its Staff May Leave UK For EU Countries Because of Brexit

UK POLITICS: US Bank With 16,000 UK Staff Warns Majority of Its Staff May Leave UK For EU Countries Because of Brexit

“If EU determines over time they want to start to move a lot more jobs out of London and into the EU, they can simply dictate that,” Jamie Dimon said.

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UK POLITICS: ‘Dear Prime Minister Here’s Our General Election Manifesto’: Corbyn

UK POLITICS: ‘Dear Prime Minister Here’s Our General Election Manifesto’: Corbyn

Corbyn took to Twitter to troll Theresa May after she appealed to the opposition and other parties to support government legislation through the Commons.

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ROMANIA POLITICS: USA Approves $3.9bn Patriot Missile Sale to Romania

ROMANIA POLITICS: USA Approves $3.9bn Patriot Missile Sale to Romania

“The proposed sale of the Patriot system will support Romania’s needs for its own self-defense and support NATO defense goals,” the agency said.

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UK: Britain, US, Allies vs Russia Battle For Supremacy

UK: Britain, US, Allies vs Russia Battle For Supremacy

NATO’s aim is to make good on a promise to deter Russia in Europe’s ex-Soviet states, after Moscow orchestrated annexation of the Crimea peninsula in 2014.

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GERMANY POLITICS: ‘Britons Living in EU Ought Not to Fear Being Sent Home After Brexit’: Angela Merkel

GERMANY POLITICS: ‘Britons Living in EU Ought Not to Fear Being Sent Home After Brexit’: Angela Merkel

“After 25 years in Germany I don’t think you need to worry that you’ll be immediately shipped back to Birmingham,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel says.

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UK POLITICS: New Poll: Theresa May Now as Unpopular in Germany as Vladimir Putin

UK POLITICS: New Poll: Theresa May Now as Unpopular in Germany as Vladimir Putin

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has a negative approval rating in every country surveyed and is even behind France’s President, Emmanuel Macron, in Britain.

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UK POLITICS: UK Army Recruitment Specifically Luring Working Class Young People: Report

UK POLITICS: UK Army Recruitment Specifically Luring Working Class Young People: Report

“What’s very clear from the document is that the army is deliberately and strategically targeting young people from deprived backgrounds who have limited options in life,” said Rachel Taylor, the charity’s director of programs.

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