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Brussels Edition: Serving Oysters to Trump

Brussels Edition: Serving Oysters to Trump

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Barnier Pledges to Work ‘Night and Day’ to Get Deal With U.K.

Barnier Pledges to Work ‘Night and Day’ to Get Deal With U.K.

The European Union’s chief negotiator for a post-Brexit trade deal said he’ll work “night and day” for an agreement, though the U.K.‘s departure will have “innumerable and lasting consequences.”
Brexit Bulletin: Place Your Bets

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U.K. Economy Won’t Stay Close to EU After Brexit, Javid Says

U.K. Economy Won’t Stay Close to EU After Brexit, Javid Says

U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid signaled Britain is planning to shift its economy further away from the European Union’s, firing an early salvo in what’s set to be a fractious year to
Barnier Says a Deal Difficult, Still Possible: Brexit Update

Barnier Says a Deal Difficult, Still Possible: Brexit Update

Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal was hanging in the balance, after the prime minister of Finland, which currently holds the presidency of the European Union, said an agreement won’t be ready before a
Brexit Bulletin: Barnier Still Has Hope

Brexit Bulletin: Barnier Still Has Hope

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Brexit Deal in Sight as Negotiators Wrestle With the Details

Brexit Deal in Sight as Negotiators Wrestle With the Details

The U.K. and European Union signaled a Brexit deal is in sight, with negotiators heading into intensive talks in Brussels as a potential compromise over the Irish border starts to emerge.
Boris Johnson Demands EU Back Down or Face No-Deal Brexit

Boris Johnson Demands EU Back Down or Face No-Deal Brexit

Boris Johnson outlined his plan for a new Brexit agreement, and warned the European Union to compromise or watch the U.K. walk away from talks and leave the bloc without a deal.
Johnson Sends His New Deal Plan to EU’s Juncker: Brexit Update

Johnson Sends His New Deal Plan to EU’s Juncker: Brexit Update

Boris Johnson sent the European Union his new blueprint for a Brexit deal on Wednesday, and threatened to walk away from negotiations if the bloc doesn’t engage. In a letter to European Commission
EU Leaders Abandon Their Top Candidates for Posts: Summit Update

EU Leaders Abandon Their Top Candidates for Posts: Summit Update

European Union leaders bickered until the early morning hours Friday over who’s going to lead the bloc’s key institutions before giving up and calling an emergency summit for later this month to try
Hunt and Johnson in Final Runoff to Be UK Premier: Brexit Update

Hunt and Johnson in Final Runoff to Be UK Premier: Brexit Update

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt won through to the final runoff in the race to succeed U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May after five rounds of voting by Conservative members of Parliament. Grassroots
A Guide to Where Leaders Stand in Horsetrading for Top EU Jobs

A Guide to Where Leaders Stand in Horsetrading for Top EU Jobs

For the first time in the European Union’s history the top jobs are being contested all at once, from who leads the European Central Bank to who heads its executive arm. It’s a complicated Rubik’s
Brexit Bulletin: Early Election?

Brexit Bulletin: Early Election?

Today in Brexit: Boris Johnson extends his lead, and drops a hint about an early election.
Faltering German Hands Vestager Chance to Claim Europe’s Top Job

Faltering German Hands Vestager Chance to Claim Europe’s Top Job

As European leaders prepare for another round of horse-trading in Brussels this week, one candidate is emerging from the sidelines who could fit the bill to become the bloc’s top executive.
Johnson Storms Ahead and Softens No-Deal Threat: Brexit Update

Johnson Storms Ahead and Softens No-Deal Threat: Brexit Update

Boris Johnson surged ahead in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister after coming first in the latest ballot of Conservative party MPs. Outsider Rory Stewart gained on his rivals, while
Brussels Edition: Passing the Brexit Baton

Brussels Edition: Passing the Brexit Baton

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Brexit Deadlock Continues as EU Rebuffs Theresa May’s Demands

Brexit Deadlock Continues as EU Rebuffs Theresa May’s Demands

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and her top lawyer will travel to Dublin on Friday as she races to forge a breakthrough with European leaders resisting changes to their Brexit plan.
Pound Strengthens as Delay to Exit Gains Traction: Brexit Update

Pound Strengthens as Delay to Exit Gains Traction: Brexit Update

Parliament is inching toward a plan to delay Brexit as a way of preventing a chaotic no-deal departure. The pound rose.
U.K. Sets Out 'No-Deal' Terms to Ensure EU Access: Telegraph

U.K. Sets Out 'No-Deal' Terms to Ensure EU Access: Telegraph

The U.K. will recognize some EU regulations in the event of a no-deal Brexit to ensure continued access to medicines, car parts and chemicals, the Telegraph reported, citing government papers.