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A quick look at the key provisions of the 585-page draft Brexit deal
EU President Donald Tusk says they are prepared for all scenarios, 'but of course we are best prepared for a no Brexit scenario'
After months of talks, Theresa May announces late November 13 that negotiators have finally struck a draft agreement on the terms of Britain's withdrawal from the European Union next March
'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
Their body language are markedly less warm than during Trump's last visit to Paris in July 2017, underscoring a general cooling in relations
French President Macron proposes a joint EU army to protect them from China, Russia, and the US
The Irish border has proved the biggest obstacle to a deal, with both sides vowing not to reinstate a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland for fear of destabilizing the peace accord that ended decades of deadly sectarian violence
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Britain is due to leave EU on March 29, 2019, but as of today there is still no Brexit deal. Here's an outline of what could happen next.
The German Chancellor rallies for free trade as EU and Asian leaders meet to unite in defiance of US President Donald Trump's 'America first' approach
British descendants of refugees who fled Nazi Germany are rushing to gain German nationality before Brexit
To break the impasse in the Brexit negotiations, an EU negotiator offers to extend the transition period
British and EU officials are negotiating day and night to get to the outline of a Brexit deal by Wednesday, October 17. Here's what they are talking about.
Officials from both London and Brussels say the draft of a Brexit deal must be reached by the summit dinner on October 17 – or at the very most by mid November
A result of Brexit is the sharp increase in the number of British citizens acquiring French nationality, says France's interior ministry
The EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini's office says the expulsion of FT editor Victor Mallet is "a worrying precedent"
The play is sparked by what the Brexit-backing writers feel is a social outcasting of Leave voters by more vocal, self-righteous Remainers – particularly in the fervently pro-EU London artsy circles
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The European Union's ambassador to the Philippines, Franz Jessen, says Europe is one with the Philippines in helping remove plastic wastes from the ocean
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'
The most contested aspect of the bill, Article 13, will require content sharing sites to deploy tools that harshly filter out copyrighted material from user posts
(UPDATED) Members of European Parliament (MEPs) meeting in the French city of Strasbourg voted 438 in favor of the measure, 226 against, with 39 abstentions
Taxing content indexing services by Google may have a negative net effect on the diversity of content and perspectives shown on the platform, says tech lobbyist
Paris says the proposed tax will ensure that global tech platforms pay their fair share. However, some EU members argue the tax would also punish European companies and stifle innovation.
Critics, however, say that the new proposed copyright law in Europe may restrict the usage of memes and remixes by everyday internet users who often use content without securing the rights
The European Union is extending this aid even as President Rodrigo Duterte lambasts them for supposedly interfering in his bloody anti-drug campaign
The first of two rounds of US sanctions kicked in at 12:01 am Tuesday, August 7, targeting Iran's access to US banknotes and key industries, including cars and carpets
'I think the intransigence of the commission is pushing us towards no deal,' International Trade Secretary Liam Fox says
(UPDATED) The leaders agree to 'launch a new phase' in the relationship and 'to work together towards zero tariffs, zero non-tariff barriers, and zero subsidies on non-auto industrial goods'
UK earlier promised to pay £35 to £39 billion that ministers said depended on agreed trade ties with the EU
The European Union's $5 billion anti-trust fine challenges the core of Google's Android licensing model, possibly leading to more expensive Android devices
Less than 9 months before Britain leaves the EU, May's government is finally setting out exactly what it wants following public splits about how aligned it will remain with the regional bloc
In Spain, Italy and Poland, an explanatory protest statement about the upcoming vote comes up when the online encyclopedia is consulted
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
EU President Donald Tusk warns on the eve of the summit that time is running out for leaders to reassure their citizens that they can control migration before authoritarian politicians win the 'high-stakes' debate
'I think we have satisfied the EU's curiosity over the judicial reforms in Poland,' says Polish secretary of state for EU affairs Konrad Szymanski
The vessel Lifeline had rescued the 234 migrants, including children and pregnant women, but Malta and Italy initially refused to take it in
The talks involving 16 of the 28 European Union leaders aim to mend rifts over the migrant crisis
The tariffs will further fuel jitters on world stock markets that are already alarmed by trade tensions between the United States and China
French President Emmanuel Macron accuses Italy's leaders of "cynicism and irresponsibility" and said they had broken international maritime law by refusing the boat the right to dock.
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Brussels and Ottawa filed legal challenges at the WTO against Washington's decision. The EU, Canada and Mexico also threatened stiff retaliatory tariffs as they pushed back against Trump's moves.
Washington angers its major allies by slapping duties of 25 percent and 10 percent on imports of aluminium and steel
The proposals call for banning banning plastic cotton buds, cutlery, plates, straws, drink stirrers and balloon sticks
'The ball is in the court of the EU. They have presented different proposals, we will see if they materialize,' Iran's atomic organization head says
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'
(UPDATED) 'Pang-diplomat talaga, which I can never be one, ever,' says President Rodrigo Duterte of the late Edgardo Angara, his former special envoy to the EU
The force, known as the European Intervention Initiative, would be separate from other EU defense cooperation, meaning there would be no obstacle to Britain taking part after it leaves the bloc
'With this ground-breaking operation we have punched a big hole in the capability of IS to spread propaganda online and radicalize young people in Europe,' says Europol head Rob Wainwright
In an update to its terms of service, WhatsApp says the minimum age for users outside the EU is still 13 years