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  • Britain to table Brexit draft law for MPs’ views

    Britain to table Brexit draft law for MPs’ views

    The draft legislation paving the way for the British government to formally start the Brexit process — UK exiting the European Union (EU), will be published on Thursday. A bill enabling the government to trigger Article 50, which is the formal process for leaving the EU, will be produced after the Supreme Court ruled that...

    January 26, 2017
  • UK government loses Brexit legal challenge

    UK government loses Brexit legal challenge

    In a huge setback for British Prime Minister Theresa May that could delay her Brexit plans, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that she cannot trigger the process of taking Britain out of the European Union (EU) unilaterally and must seek Parliament's consent over it. The judgement means the British Prime Minister cannot trigger Article...

    January 24, 2017
  • Britain will leave the EU single market: Theresa May

    Britain will leave the EU single market: Theresa May

    British Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain was to leave the European Union's single market but would pursue ambitious new trade agreements. During her eagerly-awaited Plan for Britain speech at Lancaster House in London on Tuesday, the Conservative leader outlined the government's 12-point program of goals they hoped to achieve during the negotiation period. May...

    January 18, 2017
  • Britain will leave the EU single market: Theresa May

    Britain will leave the EU single market: Theresa May

    British Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain was to leave the European Union's single market but would pursue ambitious new trade agreements. During her eagerly-awaited Plan for Britain speech at Lancaster House in London on Tuesday, the Conservative leader outlined the government's 12-point program of goals they hoped to achieve during the negotiation period. May...

    January 18, 2017
  • French President says EU requires no ‘outside advice’

    French President says EU requires no ‘outside advice’

    French President Francois Hollande has said that the European Union (EU) "does not need external advice" to tell it what it has to do, a media report said on Tuesday. Hollande's remarks came on Monday in response to US President-elect Donald Trump's comments on topics such as the EU and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization...

    January 17, 2017
  • EU’s move to give robots legal status ‘to treat them like corporations’

    EU’s move to give robots legal status ‘to treat them like corporations’

    As members of the European Union back a draft resolution to grant legal status to robots, in order to understand this proposal one needs to look at corporations which carry legal responsibility but aren't recognised as having human rights or seen as individuals, say experts. The proposal in question was put forward by a socialist...

    January 16, 2017
  • Indian lives in European Union

    Indian lives in European Union

    Hoping to deepen the understanding and goodwill between India and the European Union, which is set to be the guest country next year at the World Book Fair, is showcasing an exhibition of photographs featuring Indians settled across the 21 states of the EU. Titled, "New Homelands: The Indian Diaspora in the European Union" the...

    January 13, 2017
  • Indian lives in European Union

    Indian lives in European Union

    Hoping to deepen the understanding and goodwill between India and the European Union, which is set to be the guest country next year at the World Book Fair, is showcasing an exhibition of photographs featuring Indians settled across the 21 states of the EU. Titled, "New Homelands: The Indian Diaspora in the European Union" the...

    January 13, 2017
  • Exit over Brexit

    Exit over Brexit

    Brexit has prompted the first resignation at the individual level. Britain’s ambassador to the European Union, Sir Ivan Rogers, has resigned, alerting his staff against what he calls “muddled thinking” and the “short supply” of negotiating experience over the past seven months, indeed since the referendum on 23 June last year. Rated as one of...

    January 10, 2017
  • Britain appoints new EU ambassador

    Britain appoints new EU ambassador

    The British government will appoint senior diplomat Tim Barrow as its new ambassador to the European Union (EU), the media reported. The decision to name a new ambassador to the EU has come one day after his predecessor decided to step down in a surprising manner, Xinhua news agency reported citing the British media on...

    January 5, 2017
  • Theresa May vows for ‘right’ Brexit deal in New Year message

    Theresa May vows for ‘right’ Brexit deal in New Year message

    British Prime Minister Theresa May used a New Year video message on Sunday to pledge she would work towards getting the "right deal" for Britain as it prepares to leave the European Union after a "divisive" referendum. Describing the Brexit referendum vote in June which brought her to power at Downing Street as a "momentous" yet...

    January 1, 2017
  • EU calls special meet after US results

    EU calls special meet after US results

    The talks will be held in Brussels, where the foreign ministers of the 28 EU member states will hold a regular meeting.

    November 9, 2016