Brexit News Archive: 30 Apr 2017

EU leaders set their terms for a negotiated Brexit

The framework for talks agreed by the 27 is tough but reasonable
FT   |   Sun, 30 Apr 2017 16:23:36

Brexit battle lines drawn as EU leaders list tough divorce terms and Britain warns of 'confrontational' negotiations

EU leaders unanimously backed a tough Brexit strategy at a summit on Saturday, demanding a "serious response" from Britain on the rights of European citizens before trade talks can start. In a show of togetherness the 27 leaders agreed the negotiating guidelines within minutes and applauded as they met in ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Sun, 30 Apr 2017 02:42:13

Brexit: Key points in the EU's negotiation plan

Exactly what are the EU negotiators driving at with their guidelines on how to manage talks with the UK?
BBC   |   Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:38:41

EU leaders back membership plan for post-Brexit united Ireland

Bloc vows to facilitate smooth return for north in the event of reunification
FT   |   Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:05:37

EU approves 'divorce' guidelines for Brexit process

Leaders meet and approve eight pages of negotiating guidelines hammered out by diplomats over the past month.
Al Jazeera   |   Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:42:30

EU leaders approve tough terms for Brexit talks

EU leaders have approved negotiating guidelines for Britain's exit from the bloc at a special summit in Brussels.
euronews   |   Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:30:36

EU adopts tough Brexit talks stance

European Union leaders unanimously adopted their Brexit strategy at a special summit in Brussels on April 29, in a show of unity ahead of two years of tough talks with Britain
Hurriyet   |   Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:19:00

EU 27 agree Brexit negotiating stance

European Union leaders unanimously agree negotiating guidelines for Brexit talks with UK
BBC   |   Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:47:45

EU summit approves Brexit negotiation stance

Leaders warn Theresa May over 'completely unreal' trade deal expectations
FT   |   Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:33:54

EU leaders unite ahead of Brexit divorce talks with UK

BRUSSELS (AP) - European Union leaders vowed Saturday to stand behind their negotiating team during the divorce proceedings with Britain and warned that demands from British Prime Minister Theresa May will be dealt with "firmly."
Associated Press   |   Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:21:00

EU Brexit guidelines: What's in the document, and what it really means

Peter Foster / Telegraph   |   Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:12:56

EU leaders agree Brexit negotiating guidelines

EU leaders unanimously agreed on negotiating guidelines for Britain's divorce from the bloc during a summit in Brussels on Saturday, Council chairman Donald Tusk said on...
euronews   |   Sat, 29 Apr 2017 11:52:25

EU leaders stand united on Brexit demands - for now

European Union leaders will endorse a stiff set of divorce terms for Britain at a summit today, rejoicing in a rare show of unity in adversity, but well aware that may start to fray once negotiations begin. Meeting for the first time since British Prime Minister Theresa May formally triggered ...
Philip Blenkinsop and Foo Yun Chee for Reuters / Times of Malta   |   Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:57:00

Brexit: EU leaders to finalize Brexit position before UK talks

EU leaders are meeting Saturday in Brussels, Belgium, to finalize their negotiating principles for Britain's exit from the European Union, amid signs they plan to take a tough stance over its financial commitments to the bloc.
CNN   |   Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:30:12

Donald Tusk promises to deal 'firmly' with Britain as EU leaders meet to discuss Brexit negotiating strategy

Peter Foster / Telegraph   |   Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:17:43

EU leaders show firm united front ahead of Brexit talks

BRUSSELS (AP) - European Union leaders vowed Saturday to stand behind their negotiating team during the divorce proceedings with Britain and warned that demands from British Prime Minister Theresa May will be dealt with "firmly."
Associated Press   |   Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:11:00

Brexit: EU holds summit without UK to formalise strategy

The meeting of 27 European Union members hopes to agree a joint approach for Brexit talks.
BBC   |   Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:40:44

EU leaders agree united front ahead of Brexit talks

BRUSSELS (AP) - European Union leaders vowed on Saturday to stand shoulder to shoulder behind their negotiating team during the divorce proceedings with Britain and warned that any demands from Prime Minister Theresa May will be dealt with "firmly."
Associated Press   |   Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:16:00

UK trade delegation heads to India after Brexit trigger

Taipei Times   |   Sun, 2 Apr 2017 17:35:03

First Post-Brexit Tremors: Theresa May "Would Go To War" To Protect Gibraltar

The ink has yet to dry on Theresa May's Article 50 signature from last week which officially started the UK's 2-year long divorce from the EU, and already Europe has been traumatized by comments from former Conservative leader Michael Howard, who suggested that Theresa May is be prepared to go ...
Zero Hedge   |   Sun, 2 Apr 2017 17:01:01

UK trade delegation heads to India in the wake of Brexit trigger

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - British finance minister Philip Hammond will head a business delegation to India next week in an effort to boost international trade as Britain begins the process of leaving the European Union.
The China Post   |   Sun, 2 Apr 2017 16:07:00

Brexit: Lord Howard accused of 'sabre-rattling' over Gibraltar

Former Tory leader says Theresa May has the "resolve" of Margaret Thatcher in the Falklands War.
BBC   |   Sun, 2 Apr 2017 14:15:11

Show Falklands 'resolve' over Gibraltar, Lord Howard urges

Ex-Tory leader Lord Howard invokes the Falklands amid the continuing row over Brexit and Gibraltar.
BBC   |   Sun, 2 Apr 2017 12:26:56

UK trade delegation heads to India after Brexit trigger to 'revitalise links with friends and allies'

British finance minister Philip Hammond will head a business delegation to India next week in an effort to boost international trade as Britain begins the process of leaving the European Union. Chancellor of the Exchequer Hammond will be joined by International Trade Minister Mark Garnier and Bank of England governor ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Sun, 2 Apr 2017 11:21:51

How does the triggering of article 50 look from Europe? Op-ed, The Guardian

How do I feel now that article 50 has been triggered? I feel sad that so many good people in Britain will feel so disappointed when they realise that Brexit has not helped them "take back their country". I feel alarmed that, driven by Brexit, EU leaders chose its 60th ...
Yanis Varoufakis   |   Sun, 2 Apr 2017 09:30:43

'Gibraltar not for sale', declares Britain's Boris Johnson

British foreign minister Boris Johnson on Sunday stressed that Gibraltar "will not be bargained away" during Brexit negotiations after the EU said Spain should have a say on whether any post-Brexit deal applies to "the Rock". "Gibraltar is not for sale. Gibraltar cannot be traded. Gibraltar will not be bargained ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Sun, 2 Apr 2017 06:28:52