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Brexit: what does the (rest of the) EU actually want?

When the 27 remaining EU leaders meet for an informal summit in Bratislava this Friday – minus the United Kingdom – Brexit will not officially be on the agenda.

When the 27 remaining EU leaders meet for an informal summit in Bratislava this Friday – minus the United Kingdom – Brexit will not officially be on the agenda.

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Environmental groups slam Hinkley Point nuclear power plant deal

Britain has given the go-ahead for the first new nuclear power plant for decades, a decision which doesn’t sit well with environmental groups.

Britain has given the go-ahead for the first new nuclear power plant for decades, a decision which doesn’t sit well with environmental groups.

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David Cameron steps down as MP for Witney

Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron is to step down as the MP for Witney, seemingly ending his political career.

Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron is to step down as the MP for Witney, seemingly ending his political career.

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UK to scrap Human Rights Act

The Conservative government confirms scrapping of Human Rights Act in favour of a 'British Bill of Rights'

The Conservative government confirms scrapping of Human Rights Act in favour of a 'British Bill of Rights'

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How could extremist Anjem Choudhary speak to the media so freely?

Extremist Islamic cleric StateAnjem Choudary has been convicted of exhorting people to support so-called Islamic State, but why was he given a platform by parts of Britain's media for years?

Extremist Islamic cleric StateAnjem Choudary has been convicted of exhorting people to support so-called Islamic State, but why was he given a platform by parts of Britain's media for years?

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What type of Brexit will the UK seek in its EU divorce?

The appointment of Michel Barnier as the European Commission’s chief Brexit negotiator has been given a somewhat cool reception in the UK.

The appointment of Michel Barnier as the European Commission’s chief Brexit negotiator has been given a somewhat cool reception in the UK.

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Boris Johnson wants UK to remain key partner in Europe

The British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has promised the UK will maintain close ties with its European neighbours despite the Brexit vote.

The British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has promised the UK will maintain close ties with its European neighbours despite the Brexit vote.

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UK gives up EU presidency in 2017 to focus on Brexit

The UK is to give up its scheduled six-month presidency of the European Council as it prepares to leave the bloc.

The UK is to give up its scheduled six-month presidency of the European Council as it prepares to leave the bloc.

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State of the Union: Terror attack in France

This is the State of the Union, euronews’ weekly round-up of the top stories from across Europe.

This is the State of the Union, euronews’ weekly round-up of the top stories from across Europe.

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Is Boris Johnson a clown?

That’s one of the most pressing questions for Swedes, according to Google search data. Johnson, a leading Brexit campaigner, was a surprise

That’s one of the most pressing questions for Swedes, according to Google search data. Johnson, a leading Brexit campaigner, was a surprise

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In and Out: Team May

It is another tumultuous day in British politics, as Theresa May continued to unveil her new-look cabinet, sweeping away the remnants of David Cameron's era.

It is another tumultuous day in British politics, as Theresa May continued to unveil her new-look cabinet, sweeping away the remnants of David Cameron's era.

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Boris Johnson shrugs off Europe's shock at top diplomatic job

Boris Johnson’s appointment as the United Kingdom’s foreign minister has brought gasps of shock in diplomatic circles at home and abroad – especially in Europe.

Boris Johnson’s appointment as the United Kingdom’s foreign minister has brought gasps of shock in diplomatic circles at home and abroad – especially in Europe.

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Anti-Theresa May protesters call for an election

People dressed as Theresa May parade outside the British prime minister’s official residence at 10 Downing Street, dancing and singing to call for a new general…

People dressed as Theresa May parade outside the British prime minister’s official residence at 10 Downing Street, dancing and singing to call for a new general…

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Cameron bows out with jokes and appeal for UK to 'stay close to EU'

David Cameron addressed parliament for the last time as the UK’s prime minister on Wednesday lunchtime, giving his final weekly question and answer session in the House of…

David Cameron addressed parliament for the last time as the UK’s prime minister on Wednesday lunchtime, giving his final weekly question and answer session in the House of…

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Cameron's last words as Prime Minister

As Theresa May set her sights on the future, outgoing British Prime Minister David Cameron took the time to examine his past on his last moments in office.

As Theresa May set her sights on the future, outgoing British Prime Minister David Cameron took the time to examine his past on his last moments in office.

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Theresa May: what to expect from Brexit negotiations

To discuss the future relations of the United Kingdom with the European Union, under Theresa May's leadership of the British government, Euronews' Isabel Marques da Silva spoke to Lincoln Allison, Pro

To discuss the future relations of the United Kingdom with the European Union, under Theresa May's leadership of the British government, Euronews' Isabel Marques da Silva spoke to Lincoln Allison, Pro

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New challenge to Corbyn as Owen Smith launches UK Labour leadership bid

The battle for Britain’s opposition Labour leadership has become more complicated after a second challenger to Jeremy Corbyn threw his hat into the ring.

The battle for Britain’s opposition Labour leadership has become more complicated after a second challenger to Jeremy Corbyn threw his hat into the ring.

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David Cameron: his time at number 10 Downing Street

David Cameron will go down in history as the Prime Minister who was in charge when the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union.

David Cameron will go down in history as the Prime Minister who was in charge when the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union.

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Pound boosted by UK leadership change

Britain's leadership change, with Theresa May taking over from David Cameron, has boosted the value of the pound, but not by much as foreign exchange traders believe it will fall further.

Britain's leadership change, with Theresa May taking over from David Cameron, has boosted the value of the pound, but not by much as foreign exchange traders believe it will fall further.