About: UK EU referendum

Brexit 17-07-2018

Leave campaign broke law in Brexit vote, UK elections regulator finds

The Vote Leave campaign has been fined and reported to the police by the UK’s elections regulator for deliberately falsifying its campaign expenses for the Brexit referendum.
Data protection 27-03-2018

Whistleblower alleges illegal use of Facebook data swung Brexit vote

Cambridge Analytica illegally rigged the 2016 Brexit referendum by harvesting Facebook profiles, a whistleblower has told MPs.
Brexit 27-06-2016

Kerry urges European leaders not to take revenge for Brexit

John Kerry urged EU leaders today (27 June) not to “lose their heads” and take revenge on the United Kingdom, after its decision to quit the European Union.
Brexit 04-05-2016

Legal limbo for 2m Brits living in EU after Brexit, report warns

The 2 million UK citizens currently living abroad in the EU would face years of legal limbo over their futures, a report by senior British politicians warned today (4 May.)

Commission delays ecodesign strategy for fear of offending UK businesses

Central to the Circular Economy Package, the 2015-2017 ecodesign strategy will not be presented by the Commission until autumn 2016. Some see this as an attempt not to upset UK businesses. EURACTIV France reports.
Brexit 11-04-2016

Graf Lambsdorff: EU ‘clearly went too far’ in Brexit concessions

EXCLUSIVE / The European Council agreed in February to a number of reforms proposed by Britain to try and counter the risk of the UK leaving the bloc in a June referendum. Alexander Graf Lambsdorff spoke to EURACTIV Germany about the historic vote.
Brexit 07-04-2016

MEP: The Cypriot economy will be hard hit by a Brexit

Cyprus has many reasons to worry about the economic consequences of a Brexit, MEP Takis Hadjigeorgiou told EURACTIV Greece.

EU judges could strike down migrant benefit curbs after UK referendum

The ‘emergency brake’ banning European Union migrants from claiming British in-work benefits – part of David Cameron’s deal to keep the UK in Europe – could be struck down by EU judges after the referendum, a legal expert has told EURACTIV.
Brexit 24-02-2016

‘No enthusiasm please, we’re British’

David Cameron’s unenthusiastic, eurosceptical campaign to remain in the EU risks provoking voter apathy and dooming the UK to more years of disengagement with European affairs even if Brexit does not become a reality, writes Denis MacShane.

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