British PM seeks brief Brexit delay from hesitant EU
Britain will write to the EU on Wednesday to seek a short delay to Brexit, but Brussels has warned any decision may only come next week -- just before the scheduled departure date.
UK ministers warn PM to get her deal now or delay Brexit
Three members of Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet warned Saturday that Brexit must be delayed if she cannot persuade the British parliament to back her EU divorce deal next week. Business minister Greg Clark, work and pensions minister Amber Rudd and justice minister David Gauke wrote an article stating their opposition to leaving the European…
Britain's May to meet EU leaders Thursday on Brexit
EU president Jean-Claude Juncker will meet Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday, the EU said, as Brussels and London seek ways to save the Brexit deal.
EU intervenes on Brexit deal on eve of UK vote
Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday published further assurances from the EU on the eve of a crucial parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal, and warned MPs that rejecting it would lead to "paralysis" that could see Britain stay in the bloc.
EU leaders approve 'tragic' Brexit deal
European Union leaders on Sunday approved a historic Brexit deal, holding out hopes of close future ties even as one declared Britain's withdrawal after four decades a "tragedy".
EU leaders to sign off 'tragic' Brexit deal
European Union leaders met Sunday to approve a historic Brexit deal, with one declaring Britain's withdrawal a "tragedy", but holding out hope of close future ties.
May heads to Brussels as Spain threatens Brexit deal
Spain's demand for a veto on the future of Gibraltar loomed on Saturday as the final stumbling block standing in the way of a smooth Brexit deal, as Theresa May headed to Brussels for 11th-hour talks. The British premier plans to meet EU leaders Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk, even though European diplomats insist the…
EU chief Juncker raises spectre of new Balkans war
European Union Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Friday warned of a new war in the Balkans if Bosnia, Albania, Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Kosovo do not feel the EU is serious about offering them future membership.
Juncker urges EU to assume stronger world role
Europe must become a "global player" with a muscular foreign policy to match its economic strength, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker urged Wednesday, in his annual address to the bloc's parliament.