About: Brexit

Brexit 19-04-2018

Business will find its way, Brexit deal will be rational, say Czech optimists

The final Brexit deal will guarantee the continuation of free trade between the EU and the UK, optimistic entrepreneurs told EURACTIV.cz.
Brexit 19-04-2018

Brexit raises fears among Gibraltar population

The people of Gibraltar voted almost unanimously to remain in the European Union in the Brexit referendum. However, the small British overseas territory will be forced to leave the EU next March, and both the British population and the Spaniards that come to work on ‘the Rock’ fear an uncertain future.
Brexit 19-04-2018

European firm wins contract for post-Brexit UK passports

A Franco-Dutch company on Wednesday (18 April) won a contract to make British passports after the country leaves in the EU, in a blow for Brexit campaigners.
Brexit 19-04-2018

Theresa May suffers embarrassing Brexit defeat in parliament’s upper house

Britain's upper house of parliament inflicted an embarrassing defeat on Theresa May's government on Wednesday (18 April), challenging her refusal to remain in a customs union with the EU after Brexit.
Economy & Jobs 18-04-2018

EU pushes to approve Japan trade deal, seeks to avoid CETA mistakes

The European Commission will put forward a proposed free-trade agreement with Japan for fast-track approval today (18 April), hoping to avoid a repeat of the public protests that nearly derailed a trade pact with Canada two years ago.

May defends British strikes in Syria against parliament critics

British Prime Minister Theresa May, facing a rowdy session of parliament on Monday (16 April), defended her decision to join US-led missile strikes against Syria without first seeking parliament's authorisation.

Racial diversity not on the EU’s radar

For an institution that supports diversity, equal opportunity, and human rights, the European Union is surprisingly lax when it comes to implementing it in practice, particularly in terms of employing racial minorities.
Brexit 16-04-2018

MPs, celebrities call for ‘People’s vote’ on Brexit

MPs, celebrities and business leaders launched a campaign on Sunday (15 April) to call for a vote on any final Brexit deal, stepping up a campaign to try to stop what they describe as Britain’s damaging departure from the European Union.
Agrifood 16-04-2018

French farmers want to strengthen risk management in the future CAP

Risk management tools to stabilise farmers’ incomes are a priority for French farmers’ representatives. However, their growth could be hampered by the decline of the CAP budget. EURACTIV.fr reports.
Data protection 12-04-2018

European Parliament sends second request for Zuckerberg to speak in joint committee hearing

The European Parliament implored Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to speak before a joint hearing of four committees, a day after the 33-year old billionaire finished hours of grueling testimony before the United States Congress.
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Economy & Jobs 11-04-2018

Scotland needs EU freedom of movement to halt falling population

Scotland wants to retain full access to the Single Market and the Customs Union after Brexit at all costs.
Brexit 11-04-2018

Brexiteers cry foul over EU prisoner figures

4,024 EU nationals were in prisons in England and Wales in 2017, according to data released on Wednesday (11 April) by the UK’s Ministry for Justice following a Freedom of Information request.