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Lawmakers put aside their disputes and overwhelmingly support Prime Minister Boris Johnson's call for a snap general election on December 12
The next deadline for departure will be January 31, 2020 – although the other 27 capitals would allow an earlier date if London ratifies a withdrawal agreement before then
(UPDATED) The Parliament declines to give their backing to the agreement Boris Johnson struck with the EU this week until the legislation needed to ratify it has passed
EU Council President Donald Tusk, who will chair a make-or-break October 17-18 EU summit dominated by Brexit, tweets a message to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson: 'We remain open but still unconvinced'
'One thing I will not cooperate on is a 'no deal,' and I still hope that Prime Minister Johnson will not like to go down in history as Mr No Deal,' says European Union Council President Donald Tusk
The 28 EU leaders are trying to agree on who will steer the bloc over the coming years through the looming challenges of Brexit and the rise of populist parties in Europe
Almost immediately after the House of Commons voted to reject the withdrawal agreement, an EU Council official says Brexit will be postponed until April 12
(3rd UPDATE) European Union president Donald Tusk says the UK accepts EU's extension scenarios
European Council President Donald Tusk says 'a short extension will be possible but it will be conditional on a positive vote on the withdrawal agreement in the House of Commons'
(3rd UPDATE) But European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says it is unlikely they will reach a decision without a clear signal from London on what MPs want
British MPs vote to ask EU leaders to simply push Brexit back in a bid to head off a chaotic end to their 46-year partnership
EU leader Donald Tusk says he 'will appeal to the EU27 to be open to a long extension if the UK finds it necessary to rethink its Brexit strategy and build consensus around it'
'I've been wondering what that special place in hell looks like, for those who promoted Brexit without even a sketch of a plan how to carry it out safely,' says European Union leader Donald Tusk
After briefing her cabinet in a hastily-arranged teleconference call, Theresa May addresses the House of Commons, saying the agreement is the 'best possible deal'
The EU and Britain agree on a draft declaration laying out plans for 'ambitious, broad, deep and flexible' relations after Brexit
The British Prime Minister begins selling her Brexit deal to parliament, boosted by news that Europe is preparing a rapid summit to sign off on the agreement
'For the first time in history we have an American administration that is, to put it mildly, not enthusiastic about a united and strong Europe,' EU chief Donald Tusk says
To break the impasse in the Brexit negotiations, an EU negotiator offers to extend the transition period
If ever Brexit turns out to be a chaotic and damaging break-up, a European leader says this 'would be difficult for Europe but it would be terrible for the UK'
(UPDATED) The meet in Brussels is shaping up as the alliance's most difficult in years, with Europe and the US engaged in a bitter trade spat and Trump demanding that NATO allies 'reimburse' Washington for the cost of defending the continent
Italy's new hardline Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has vetoed joint conclusions for the entire agenda of the summit in Brussels until his demands are met
This comes after EU president Donald Tusk lashed out at Donald Trump, saying that 'looking at the latest decisions of President Trump, someone could even think with friends like that who needs enemies'
European Union President Donald Tusk says improved relations would depend on progress on issues, including the rule of law and press freedom as well as Syria
'What am I supposed to do there? Ask me a question, insultuhin 'nyo ako, eh putahin ko kayo lahat doon,' says Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
Britain voted to leave the EU in a referendum in June 2016 and is due to end its four decade membership on March 29, 2019
EU President Donald Tusk calls the agreement, inaugurated by EU leaders flanked by soldiers in combat uniforms, 'bad news for our enemies'
A dispute over the Irish border scuppers talks in Brussels, but both sides say they are confident of reaching an agreement later this week
The talks come a week after European Union President Donald Tusk gave British Prime Minister Theresa May until the start of December to make 'much more progress' on divorce terms in order to unlock trade negotiations
'Tensions and radicalization in the Asia-Pacific can destabilize the world well beyond your region,' EU President Donald Tusk tells Southeast Asian leaders
The European Union is attending the East Asia Summit for the first time
(UPDATED) EU leaders throw British Prime Minister Theresa May a lifeline in Brexit talks, agreeing at a Brussels summit meeting to start preparations for the next stage of negotiations
The breakthrough caps 4 years of talks and comes on the eve of a G20 meeting in Germany at which Trump is expected to defend his protectionist stance on trade
UPDATED The Paris Agreement will continue with full force of implementation even if the US pulls out a senior EU official tells reporters on condition of anonymity
UPDATED US partners hit deadlock in their attempt to persuade Donald Trump to keep the world s biggest economy inside the framework of the 2015 Paris Agreement on curbing carbon emissions to reduce global warming
Donald Tusk who heads the European Council of 28 EU member state leaders and European Commission head Jean Claude Juncker meet Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of a NATO summit in Brussels
EU leaders say talks on a future trade deal with Britain can only start once London agrees divorce terms on citizens rights its exit bill and Northern Ireland
The visit follows an outcry in Britain over Tusk last week outlining draft negotiating guidelines which say that Spain should have a veto on any trade deal agreed with Britain being extended to Gibraltar
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UPDATED The draft guidelines obtained by Agence France Presse call for a phased approach that prioritizes an orderly withdrawal that reduces the disruption caused by Britain s departure in March 2019
While the bloc has tried to show a united front in the face of Brexit celebrating the EU s 60th anniversary earlier this month in Britain the prime minister is struggling to unite her own country
UPDATED After the historic triggering of divorce proceedings Brussels and London face months of monumentally difficult negotiations over outstanding bills immigration and future trade ties
3rd UPDATE Tusk s announcement comes a day after London said Prime Minister Theresa May would trigger the two year process for Britain s departure on March 29
Pence pledges the United States will keep working with Europe to boost the world s two biggest economies fight terrorism and defend eastern EU states against Russian encroachment
UPDATED Tusk says in a letter to EU leaders that the bloc must take spectacular steps to stay together and should take advantage of US isolationism to boost trade with other countries
At the final summit of one of the most turbulent years in the EU s 6 decade history the bloc s 28 leaders also discuss preparations for Britain to become the first nation to leave the bloc
Will US President elect Donald Trump cut America s commitments to NATO?
UPDATED The deal removes 99 of customs duties between the two sides linking the single EU market with the world s 10th largest economy
The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement removes 99 of customs duties between the two sides linking the single EU market of 500 million people with the world s 10th largest economy
UPDATED The watered down statement says the EU strongly condemns the attacks by the Syrian regime and its allies notably Russia on civilians in Aleppo and calls for an immediate cessation of hostilities
EU President Donald Tusk says on the summit eve that the leaders must have a sober and brutally honest assessment of the situation