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Brexit 05-10-2016

Spain steps up efforts to share control of Gibraltar after Brexit

Spain has submitted a proposal to the UN that would see it share sovereignty over Gibraltar with the UK, as the Iberian nation continues to put its card on the table regarding Brexit. EURACTIV Spain reports.
Brexit 15-07-2016

Polish minister blasts Germany’s post-Brexit approach

Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski has criticised Germany's approach to European policy after the UK's vote to leave the EU was announced. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Brexit 13-07-2016

Merkel ‘looking forward’ to meeting new PM May

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) does not want to put incoming British Prime Minister Theresa May under any undue pressure when it comes to Brexit. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Trade & Society 12-07-2016

Business as usual as EU-Mercosur talks proceed despite Brexit factor

Argentina's Foreign Affairs Minister Susana Malcorra has confirmed that negotiations between Mercosur and the EU will continue despite the uncertainty created by Brexit. EURACTIV Spain reports.
Brexit 11-07-2016

Brexit casts doubts on EU-Mexico agreement

The Senate of the Republic of Mexico has warned that Brexit could delay the planned update of the Global Agreement between the Central American country and the EU. EURACTIV Spain reports.
Euro & Finance 04-07-2016

Bundesbank chief: Brexit is ‘political crisis’

The UK's decision to leave is being felt on the other side of the Channel; the German economy has been hit by the result as well, the president of Germany's central bank told EURACTIV's partner WirtschaftsWoche.
Euro & Finance 30-06-2016

IMF: Deutsche Bank is biggest threat to global financial system

Deutsche Bank poses the greatest systemic threat to the global financial system, according to the International Monetary Fund. EURACTIV’s partner Milano Finanza reports.
Brexit 29-06-2016

As it happened: First EU summit post-Brexit

Following the UK's historic decision to leave the EU, member states convened in Brussels to begin the unprecedented decision of discussing the terms of its divorce. Follow EURACTIV's live blog below for all the developments as they happened.
Agrifood 28-06-2016

Austria backs graduated Russia sanctions

Brexit continues to have far-reaching consequences, among which is the potential for normalised relations with Russia. Austria is seeking a leading role in this push. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Brexit 27-06-2016

Economist: Brexit is not a good deal

Economic experts went to great lengths to warn voters about the risks of Brexit, but now it is here. What this will mean for the UK, and Germany, is the centre of fierce debate. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Brexit 26-06-2016

Senior EU official: Brexit has sparked ‘significant political crisis’ in UK

The legal procedure to start Britain's withdrawal from the European Union will not be triggered at this week's European summit in Brussels because of the “significant political crisis" there, a senior EU official has said.
Brexit 26-06-2016

Brussels Brits react in horror to Brexit: ‘What the hell went wrong?’

The vote for Brexit has come as a huge shock to the British people living and working in Brussels, who "branded it "insane", "stupid", and asked, "what the hell went wrong?"
Brexit 24-06-2016

Austria unlikely to follow UK, but calls for EU reform

The overall response in Austria to the result of the UK's referendum has been to call for closer cooperation and to put the EU on the path to reform. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Brexit 24-06-2016

Brexit must not cost Wales ‘a single penny’, warns First Minister

Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones insisted Friday (24 June) that Cardiff be fully involved with the negotiations to come, and that the Principality should “not lose a penny”.
Brexit 20-06-2016

Tusk begs Brits to vote Remain in Brexit referendum

European Council President Donald Tusk today (20 June) used a Portugal press conference to launch an impassioned plea to Britons, asking them to vote to stay in the EU in four days’ time.
Brexit 20-06-2016

British embassy Brexit party playlist includes Europe’s The Final Countdown

EXCLUSIVE / British embassy staff in Brussels are planning a Brexit bash the night of the 23 June referendum. EURACTIV.com has had an exclusive peek at the party playlist, which includes The Final Countdown by Swedish hair metal headbangers Europe.
Brexit 16-06-2016

Archives: Countdown to Brexit referendum

The United Kingdom will vote on its membership of the European Union on 23 June. With just one week to go until the all-important date, be sure to follow EURACTIV's live feed for all the latest developments.
Brexit 26-05-2016

European Commission declares war on Brexiteer Johnson

Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, and his head of cabinet, Martin Selmayr, attacked Boris Johnson on Thursday (26 May), a leader of the campaign to convince UK referendum voters to leave the EU.
Brexit 25-05-2016

Gordon Brown calls for EU migration cash to sway undecided Brexit voters

Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown today (25 May) called for European cash for towns and cities struggling to cope with the refugee crisis, in a bid to convince 14 million undecided Brexit referendum voters to back staying in the EU.
Brexit 23-05-2016

UK Commissioner wades into Brexit debate

UK Commissioner Jonathan Hill has warned that Britain’s ‘Brexit’ from the EU would put London’s status as the bloc’s pre-eminent financial hub at risk.
Brexit 17-05-2016

Tusk blasts ‘absurd’ Boris Johnson after Brexiteer’s Hitler comments

European Council President Donald Tusk today (17 May) launched a scathing attack on Boris Johnson, a leading figure in the campaign to take the UK out of the EU, after the former London mayor compared the EU to Adolf Hitler.
Euro & Finance 27-02-2016

Brexit will shock world economy, warns G20

A potential British exit from the European Union would be a "shock" that ranks among rising downside risks and vulnerabilities for the world economy, G20 finance ministers said Saturday (27 February) after a meeting in China.
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