Brexit update: EU agrees to extension as UK election looms

2019-10-28 14:45

The European Union agreed to grant the UK a three-month Brexit delay to January 31, removing the risk of a damaging no-deal split.

'Fed up' Hammond insists Brexit referendum must be considered

2019-04-06 15:09

The Chancellor of the Exchequer reiterated his call to consider proposals for a second referendum on Brexit, while acknowledging that both the UK and the European Union are exasperated by the deadlock.

EU chief Tusk warns of upcoming bruising Brexit battle, urges unity

2017-12-15 10:04

European Union chief Donald Tusk has warned of a bruising Brexit battle ahead as Britain and the remaining 27 EU countries move on to discussions over their future trade relations.

Dublin holds key to Brexit talks breakthrough

2017-12-01 22:23

The European Union will not accept Britain's Brexit offer if Ireland is not satisfied with proposals for future border arrangements, EU President Donald Tusk said in Dublin.

Merkel slaps down May on Brexit talks

2017-06-22 21:31

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has insisted that the EU's future took priority over Brexit talks as Prime Minister Theresa May met European leaders.

Spain must have a say in Gibraltar's future post-Brexit

2017-04-01 06:53

Spain must have a say over whether any post-Brexit deal applies to Gibraltar, says the EU, a move welcomed by Madrid.

Troubled EU renews vows on 60th anniversary

2017-03-25 17:00

EU leaders have renewed their vows at a special summit in Rome, celebrating the bloc's 60th anniversary with a commitment to a common future without Britain.

Cameron urges EU to build flexible union

2015-11-10 17:00

British Prime Minister David Cameron has urged EU leaders to develop a 'flexible union of free member states', setting out four key areas where he wants to negotiate reforms.

Poland plans 'modest' funeral for communist leader

2014-05-28 12:14

Poland's last communist leader, Wojciech Jaruzelski, will be buried without the usual pomp and ceremony accorded a former head of state, the government says.


'Basic foundations' of Brexit deal are 'ready': EU's Tusk

2019-10-16 19:39

EU Council President Donald Tusk said that the basic foundations of an agreement on Brexit were ready and that it could materialise within hours.

May requests Brexit delay to June 30 in letter to EU's Tusk

2019-04-05 10:42

Prime Minister Theresa May has written to European Council President Donald Tusk to request a delay to the UK's departure from the bloc until June 30.

'Getting closer' to Brexit divorce deal: EU's Tusk

2017-12-05 08:21

EU President Donald Tusk says a deal to unblock stalled divorce talks between the European Union and Britain is closer than ever.

EU chief says Brexit deal 'possible but huge challenge'

2017-11-25 08:35

EU President Donald Tusk says a Brexit deal in December is possible but a "huge challenge" and has given Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May 10 days to act.

EU adopts tough Brexit talks stance

2017-04-29 17:22

European Union leaders have unanimously adopted their Brexit strategy at a special summit in Brussels in a show of unity ahead of tough talks with Britain.

EU's Tusk tells Britain: We already miss you

2017-03-29 15:41

EU president Donald Tusk says the bloc is already missing Britain but will act as one to defend its interests after the two-year exit process was triggered.

EU won't be intimidated by threats on Brexit: Tusk

2017-03-15 18:29

The European Union will not bow to "threats" from Britain that it is prepared to walk away from Brexit talks without a deal, the bloc's president, Donald Tusk, says.

Poland's Tusk, Italy's Mogherini get EU top jobs

2014-08-31 07:32

European leaders have named Polish Premier Donald Tusk the next EU president and Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini to head its diplomatic service as the bloc faces a series of challenges.

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