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EU assembly holds up Hungarian nominee for commissioner, Brexit muddies waters

14 Nov 2019

BRUSSELS The European Commission launched a legal case against Britain on Thursday after London, in the throes of a Brexit-focussed election campaign, served notice it would not name its representative to the European Union's new executive body.

Brexit, Romanian politics risk extending EU policymaking vacuum

31 Oct 2019

BUCHAREST/BRUSSELS The machinations of Brexit and a political tug-of-war in Bucharest risk extending a policymaking vacuum in the European Union beyond the start of December.

EU's Barnier says no-deal Brexit risk persists, trade talks to be 'difficult'

30 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Wednesday the risk of Britain's chaotic departure from the bloc without a divorce agreement still existed, and that future trade talks would be "difficult and demanding".

EU likely to agree Brexit delay as PM Johnson seeks an election

28 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union is likely to agree a 3-month flexible Brexit delay on Monday as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pushes for an election after he was forced by his opponents to request an extension he had pledged he would never ask for.

EU agrees Brexit delay to Jan.31, eyes formal approval on Tuesday

28 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union agreed on Monday to delay Brexit until Jan.31, said the bloc's chairman, Donald Tusk.

EU agrees Brexit extension but sets no date as UK squabbles over election

25 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union agreed on Friday to London's request for a Brexit deadline extension but set no new departure date, giving Britain's divided parliament time to decide on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's call for a snap election. | Video

EU stimmt Brexit-Verschiebung grundsätzlich zu - Neuer Termin offen

25 Oct 2019

Brüssel/Berlin Die Europäische Union gibt Großbritannien erneut mehr Zeit für den Brexit.

Britain will have to send a commissioner to Europe, von der Leyen says

24 Oct 2019

HELSINKI Britain will have to propose a candidate for a commissioner in the next European Commission if it is still a member of the European Union after Oct. 31, incoming Commission head Ursula von der Leyen said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-Britain will have to send a commissioner to Europe, von der Leyen says

24 Oct 2019

HELSINKI, Oct 24 Britain will have to propose a candidate for a commissioner in the next European Commission if it is still a member of the European Union after Oct. 31, incoming Commission head Ursula von der Leyen said on Thursday.

Explainer: EU set to approve Brexit extension, but what will it look like?

23 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS Will the other members of the European Union grant Britain an extension to leave the bloc beyond its Oct. 31 deadline and if they do, what will the delay look like?

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