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RPT-Popcorn to hand, EU watches Brexit show but frets for own future

8:00am GMT

BRUSSELS/PARIS, Jan 18 EU Brexit negotiators are "watching the BBC and eating popcorn", in the words of one of them, as Britain's domestic rows over leaving make for compelling TV but frustrate Europe's hopes for a clean break.

Popcorn to hand, EU watches Brexit show but frets for own future

18 Jan 2019

BRUSSELS/PARIS EU Brexit negotiators are "watching the BBC and eating popcorn", in the words of one of them, as Britain's domestic rows over leaving make for compelling TV but frustrate Europe's hopes for a clean break. | Video

EU says Britain must hold European elections if no Brexit before July 2

18 Jan 2019

BRUSSELS The European Commission indicated on Friday that Britons would need to choose their representatives to the next European Parliament if the country were to stay in the European Union beyond the first sitting of the new assembly on July 2.

EU says Britain must hold European elections if no Brexit before July 2

18 Jan 2019

BRUSSELS The European Commission indicated on Friday that Britons would need to choose their representatives to the next European Parliament if the country were to stay in the European Union beyond the first sitting of the new assembly on July 2.

Brits to vote again? Brexit delay creates headache for Europe

11 Jan 2019

BRUSSELS Brexit paralysis has prompted talk of a British election or a second referendum but one odd side-effect could be Britons having to cast their votes for an EU parliament they had decided to leave.

EU open but wary on British interest in Brexit delay

10 Jan 2019

(This January 8 story deletes reference to maximum exit deadline delay in paragraph 9.)

RPT-EU open but wary on British interest in Brexit delay

08 Jan 2019

BRUSSELS, Jan 8 The European Union is looking at how Brexit might be postponed and is open to the idea, with EU officials talking of delays from a few weeks to a full year, but it questions whether any such move can prevent a divided nation crashing out in chaos.

EU open but wary on British interest in Brexit delay

08 Jan 2019

BRUSSELS, Jan 8 The European Union is looking at how Brexit might be postponed and is open to the idea, with EU officials talking of delays from a few weeks to a full year, but it questions whether any such move can prevent a divided nation crashing out in chaos.

Brexit bother - animated May remonstrates with EU's Juncker

14 Dec 2018

BRUSSELS British Prime Minister Theresa May remonstrated with Jean-Claude Juncker at a Brussels summit on Friday, and the EU chief executive had to placate her after publicly calling Britain's Brexit demands "nebulous".

Brexit bother: animated May remonstrates with EU's Juncker

14 Dec 2018

BRUSSELS British Prime Minister Theresa May remonstrated with Jean-Claude Juncker at a Brussels summit on Friday, and the EU chief executive had to placate her after publicly calling Britain's Brexit demands "nebulous".

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