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British Prime Minister Theresa May dangles a series of sweeteners that she hopes can resolve the Brexit crisis, including a parliamentary vote on whether to put whatever Brexit deal is passed up for a second confirmatory ballot
Opinion polls predict a significant advance for nationalist and populist forces opposed to closer European Union integration and threatening mainstream reform efforts
MPs are due to vote for a fourth time in early June on the terms of Britain's withdrawal from the EU
(UPDATED) Theresa May says MPs will vote on legislation to implement the Brexit deal in the week starting June 3, with the aim of getting Britain out of the European Union by the end of July
(UPDATED) The 3 European signatories to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal urge Iran to stick to its commitments after it said it would stop respecting some limits imposed by the agreement
A court spokesman says Carles Puigdemont would be able to run, as would Toni Comin and Clara Ponsati, who were in the regional government during the secession bid and fled
(UPDATED) Prime Minister Theresa May's governing Conservatives loses control of several local authorities and hundreds of seats – but the main opposition Labour party also loses ground
The return to slender growth is heralded by surprisingly positive industrial output figures in January and February after 4 months of contraction
Together for Catalonia accuses the electoral commission of wanting to 'silence and push aside' Carles Puigdemont 'so that he can't explain what he represents at the heart of European institutions'
EU countries registered 580,000 new requests for asylum in 2018
Chinese defense ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang says the French warship 'illegally entered China's territorial waters' on April 7
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's government aims to 'give people a choice on independence' from the United Kingdom before the end of the current term of parliament expires in May 2021
All 62 migrants on the Alan Kurdi ship will be disembarked and redistributed between Germany, France, Portugal, and Luxembourg
German Chancellor Angela Merkel tells the parliament in Berlin before setting out for Brussels that the leaders might back a delay 'longer than the British prime minister has requested'
'AFM Patrol Vessel P21 stopped the tanker from entering the Maltese territorial waters,' the Armed Forces of Malta says in a statement
(3rd UPDATE) Andrea Leadsom, the government's representative in parliament, says Prime Minister Theresa May's team is trying to secure permission for a third vote from speaker John Bercow
EU's Operation Sophia will rely on air missions and close coordination with Libya despite the political chaos that has scarred the country since 2011
(UPDATED) 'Of course there are differences and competition, but it's positive competition,' Xi Jinping tells a press conference in Paris with the leaders of France, Germany, and the European Commission
(UPDATED) MPs win a vote that will allow them to seize control of parliamentary business on Wednesday by 329 to 302
Italy becomes the first G7 country to sign up for the project, which has sparked unease in the US and the EU as China aspires to a greater world role
'Until April 12, anything is possible,' EU Council President Donald Tusk tells reporters at the close of the EU summit in Brussels
The heads of the Confederation of British Industry and the Trades Union Congress urge May to change tack and find a 'Plan B' to avert the country leaving the European Union without a deal
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'
Belgian police and the fire brigade mobilize significant resources, including a team to evacuate potential victims as quickly as possible
Pope Francis will grant the 68-year-old archbishop of Lyon a private audience at 10 am Monday, March 18
(UPDATED) Attorney General Geoffrey Cox says the risk in the most contentious points of the 585-page withdrawal deal agreed with the EU 'remains unchanged'
Prime Minister Theresa May will update lawmakers on what changes, if any, she has secured to her EU divorce deal which was agreed with the bloc last year but overwhelmingly rejected by MPs in January
The House of Commons will hold up to 3 votes between March 12 and 14, as the March 29 Brexit date races in
The beleaguered British leader's request for an additional concession from Brussels comes with Britain on the brink of hurtling out of the EU after 46 years with very few arrangements in place
(UPDATED) The government of Norway says the divestment is specifically targeting exploration and production companies, 'rather than selling a broadly diversified energy sector'
(UPDATED) The embattled leader will ask lawmakers to approve a 3-step plan that would give her more time to rework a draft deal struck with the European Union more than 3 months ago
One of the 7 lawmakers, Chuka Umunna, a leading campaigner for a second referendum, says that he now wants to establish a new centrist political party by the end of the year at the latest
The factory in Swindon, southwest England, is Honda's only EU plant and has produced the manufacturer's 'Civic' model for more than 24 years, with 150,000 units rolling off the line annually
'The United States is asking Britain, France, Germany and other European allies to take back over 800 ISIS fighters that we captured in Syria and put them on trial,' says American President Donald Trump in a tweet
Parliament will hold a symbolic vote endorsing Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy but Conservative Party hardliners could abstain, threatening defeat for her
(UPDATED) US Vice President Mike Pence takes direct aim at allies Britain, France, and Germany, denouncing their new initiative to let European companies operate in Iran in defiance of unilateral US sanctions
The British government insists it is working towards leaving the EU on time, with a deal in place
'This is a global coalition that is built to deliver on the important mission of reducing the risk that has emanated from the Middle East for far too long,' says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
'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
'Brexit will change the United Kingdom's relationship to the European Union but it will not change the United Kingdom's relationship to NATO,' says Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg
(UPDATED) 'The Commission prohibited the merger because the companies were not willing to address our serious competition concerns,' says the EU's powerful antitrust sheriff, Margrethe Vestager
Brussels is now waiting for Theresa May to formally request renewed talks, while warning that the agreement itself cannot at this stage be reopened for discussion
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says 'we want to do everything to avoid a no-deal [Brexit] because that would increase the uncertainty'
Experts say Huawei is ahead in terms of the quality of its 5G equipment, but there are fears it could be used for espionage
A spokesman for EU leader Donald Tusk says the deal is 'not open for renegotiation' while French President Emmanuel Macron says it is the 'best agreement possible'
The 500-euro note is being phased out after research linked its use to money laundering, tax evasion, and terrorism financing
(UPDATED) Government ministers interpret the comments as broadly supportive of their desperate search for a compromise over Brexit
Top billing on the World Economic Forum stage will go to Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan, who is tasked with negotiating a truce in the US-China trade war
Depending on the country and migrants' status, they may enjoy full access to the health care system or none at all
The EU accuses the Russians – two agents and the deputy head of the GRU – of orchestrating the 'possession, transport and use' of the nerve agent used in the attack in Salisbury, England last March