German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel travels to London today (4 April) to break bread with his British opposite number ahead of the upcoming Brexit negotiations. He has already made clear where his priorities lie. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Britain is "steadfast" in its commitment to Gibraltar and will work with the territory to secure the best possible outcome from the Brexit talks, Prime Minister Theresa May said yesterday (2 April), following warlike comments by a former leader of the ruling Conservative party.
Gibraltar’s Chief Minister Fabian Picardo has called on MEPs to work towards a “sensible Brexit”, guaranteeing the Rock’s border crossing with Spain and single market access for its services industry. EURACTIV Spain reports.
Spain's leader Mariano Rajoy, starting a second term after months of political paralysis in his country, formed a new cabinet last night (3 November) that looks set to maintain controversial economic reforms and cement EU ties.
Although Article 50, launching the Brexit procedure, is yet to be triggered, Gibraltar has already embarked on an effort to convince the EU that the territory needs a special arrangement in the EU-UK divorce deal.
European lawmakers on Wednesday (12 October) gave a lukewarm reception to the landmark deal reached by the 191 members of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) to limit aviation emissions.
Thousands of women went on strike this week in protest against new laws to ban abortion, which is still illegal in Malta. In Ireland, campaigners are calling for the repeal of laws that criminalise it and encourage dangerous backstreet abortions.
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.
Theresa May has pledged there will be no return to a ‘hard border’ between a post-Brexit Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, as Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she was now taking “preparatory steps” towards a second independence referendum in the wake of the Brexit vote.
A British member of parliament has died this evening (16 June) after being shot and stabbed in her constituency in northern England by a man reported to have shouted "Britain first", before his attack.
Gibraltarian politicians are campaigning for the UK to stay in the EU in next month's referendum, but Gibraltar's First Minister Fabian Picardo said the outcome won't affect the territory's relationship to Britain.
Britain leaving the EU would "seriously impair" London's ability to stand up for Gibraltar, Britain's Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, said yesterday (11 May) on his first official visit to the contested UK territory on Spain's southern tip.
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