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US airlines in Brexit warning over flights

America’s leading airlines are warning that flights could be grounded if the UK leaves the EU’s Open Skies agreement without negotiating a new deal. Nicholas Calio, president and chief executive of Airlines for America, told Sky News’ Ian King Live...
German business bosses' Brexit warning for PM

German business bosses' Brexit warning for PM

German business leaders have warned Theresa May it will be “extraordinarily difficult” to protect UK industry in Brexit negotiations. The leaders of two of the country’s main business organisations have cast doubt on claims Germany’s...
Imagine: EU chief channels Lennon on Brexit

Imagine: EU chief channels Lennon on Brexit

The President of the European Council is channelling John Lennon with his views on Brexit. In a news conference ahead of the European Summit in Brussels, Donald Tusk volunteered his thoughts on the prospect of the UK remaining in the European Union. “Some of my...
Brexit and security loom large at EU summit

Brexit and security loom large at EU summit

Brexit and security loom large at EU summit By Laurence Peter BBC News, Brussels 22 June 2017 From the section Europe Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLeaders of the 28 member states have plenty to discuss during the two-day summit, Elaine...
Brexit 'started as internal Tory party dispute'

Brexit 'started as internal Tory party dispute'

The European Parliament’s chief Brexit co-ordinator says the Tory government needs to realise leaving the EU affects the whole of the UK. Guy Verhofstadt said he believes the move to quit the EU began as an internal dispute in the Conservative Party rather being...
Merkel assumes May will stick to Brexit plan

Merkel assumes May will stick to Brexit plan

Angela Merkel has said she assumes Britain will stick to its Brexit negotiation plan after the shock election results. Speaking in Mexico City, Germany’s Chancellor said she wanted to get to work quickly on talks over Britain’s separation from the European...
Tusk: 'No time to lose' in Brexit negotiations

Tusk: 'No time to lose' in Brexit negotiations

European Council president Donald Tusk has congratulated Theresa May – after earlier warning Britain about failing to start official Brexit talks on time. Following a hung parliament in the snap election she called, Mrs May has said she plans to form a minority...
UK poll: Still ready for Brexit, EU says

UK poll: Still ready for Brexit, EU says

UK election result: How the world reacted 9 June 2017 From the section World Image copyright Reuters Image caption British PM Theresa May is now facing calls to resign The UK has woken up to a surprise election result, after Prime Minister Theresa May’s election...
Merkel promises to treat UK 'fairly' over Brexit

Merkel promises to treat UK 'fairly' over Brexit

Angela Merkel has said Britain will be treated fairly after Brexit, but warned that leaving the EU would still have its price. The promise comes just two days after the German Chancellor said everything from Britain’s car industry to the travel of cats and dogs...
What a Macron presidency will mean for Brexit

What a Macron presidency will mean for Brexit

The new French president could transform the fate of the European Union and with it the Brexit talks. A party of the centre and internationalist centre-left that is barely a year old has seized the Elysee, defeating Marine Le Pen‘s far right Front National in...
EU chief: Brexit won't be quick and painless

EU chief: Brexit won't be quick and painless

The EU’s Brexit negotiator has said talks on Britain’s exit won’t be concluded quickly and painlessly. Michel Barnier said it was an “illusion” to think this was the case, as he set out the European Commission’s detailed negotiating...
Juncker: UK 'underestimates' Brexit challenge

Juncker: UK 'underestimates' Brexit challenge

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has claimed Britain is “underestimating” the complexity of exit talks. Speaking after the remaining 27 EU states unanimously agreed their strategy for Brexit talks, Mr Juncker said discussions over EU...
EU leaders unanimously agree Brexit strategy

EU leaders unanimously agree Brexit strategy

The remaining 27 EU states have unanimously agreed their strategy for Brexit talks, the European Council president has said. Donald Tusk said the agreed guidelines give the member states a “firm and fair political mandate” for discussions with Britain over...
Brexit: EU-27 agree negotiating stance

Brexit: EU-27 agree negotiating stance

Brexit: EU-27 agree negotiating stance 29 April 2017 From the section Europe Related Topics Brexit Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The leaders of the 27 remaining European Union countries gathered in Brussels European Union leaders have unanimously agreed...

EU leaders unanimously agree Brexit strategy

The remaining 27 EU states have unanimously agreed their strategy for Brexit talks, the European Council president has said. Donald Tusk said the agreed guidelines gave the member states a “firm and fair political mandate” for discussions with Britain over...
EU leaders meet to approve Brexit strategy

EU leaders meet to approve Brexit strategy

The leaders of the 27 remaining members of the European Union are meeting in Brussels in a specially convened Saturday summit to discuss Brexit. The “extraordinary” European Council is the first opportunity European leaders have had to discuss Brexit...
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