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EU Elections 2019 23-05-2019

EU elections in the UK: Probably not a game-changer for the European Parliament

The unexpected participation of the UK in the European elections is unlikely to impact dramatically on the overall result for the mainstream parties, latest opinion polls have shown.
Brexit 27-02-2019

May to seek MPs’ approval for new Brexit strategy

Prime Minister Theresa May will on Wednesday (27 February) face a vote by MPs over her newly revised Brexit strategy, which could allow them to approve an eventual delay to Britain's EU departure.
Elections 09-06-2017

UK election hangs in balance on disastrous night for May

Prime Minister Theresa May is fighting to hold on to her job today (9 June) as British voters denied her the stronger mandate she had sought to lead the country into divorce talks with the European Union.
Elections 20-04-2017

Europhiles see chance of revival in Brexit election

According to analysts, voters could give Europhile politicians a boost in Britain's upcoming election but the effect will be limited and the prospect of a grand alliance to soften Brexit is improbable.
Brexit 12-01-2017

UK studying annual levy on skilled EU workers, minister says

Britain is considering introducing an annual 1,000-pound (€1,152) "immigration skills charge" after Brexit on every skilled worker from an EU member state recruited by a British employer, a junior minister said yesterday (11 January).
Brexit 12-07-2016

Cameron leaves legacy of failure

David Cameron's political epitaph was carved in stone when he resigned the morning after Britons voted to quit the European Union.
Brexit 06-04-2015

Farage predicts defections from Cameron’s Conservatives

Several lawmakers from British Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives will join the anti-EU UK Independence Party if he renews a coalition with the pro-EU Liberal Democrats, UKIP's leader Nigel Farage said.
Brexit 30-03-2015

UK election campaign launched today, parliament dissolved

Campaigning in Britain's closest national election in decades will start today (30 March) after Queen Elizabeth dissolves parliament at Prime Minister David Cameron's behest, teeing up an unusually fraught battle to govern the €2.6 trillion economy.
EU Elections 2014 28-11-2013

Watson: New drivers for more EU integration will come from outside the Union

The drive for further European integration is not coming from within, it is coming from what is happening in the world outside, from the centripetal forces of globalisation, said European liberals leader Graham Watson, lamenting the lack of vision of European leaders today.
Brexit 08-10-2013

Nick Clegg calls Cameron’s EU course ‘suicidal’

Prime Minister David Cameron's promise to reform Britain's relations with the European Union is an ill-fated attempt to unite his party that could lead to the "economic suicide" of withdrawal from the bloc, his deputy will say today (8 October).
Brexit 06-05-2013

The best way to reform the EU is for all countries to do it together

The European Union needs reform, and the best way to achieve it is with Britain's participation, argues British MEP Graham Watson. 
Brexit 05-05-2011

UK referendum puts coalition to the test

Britons vote today (5 May) in a referendum on electoral reform that has split the year-old coalition government and raised doubts as to whether the partnership will last.

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