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EU's Tajani holds talks with PM May

The head of the European Parliament has urged the British Prime minister to strike a quick deal on the rights of EU citizens living in the UK Antonio Tajani told Theresa May that British people living

The head of the European Parliament has urged the British Prime minister to strike a quick deal on the rights of EU citizens living in the UK Antonio Tajani told Theresa May that British people living

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EU warns Turkey on death penalty 'red line'

The European Commission wants Turkey to investigate “alleged irregularities” in Sunday’s referendum boosting the power of President Erdogan.

The European Commission wants Turkey to investigate “alleged irregularities” in Sunday’s referendum boosting the power of President Erdogan.

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Everything you need to know about the Central European University controversy

The Hungarian government has moved to close down the George Soros-funded Central European University in Budapest, triggering a wave of protests and claims academic freedom is under threat.

The Hungarian government has moved to close down the George Soros-funded Central European University in Budapest, triggering a wave of protests and claims academic freedom is under threat.

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Germany stands-up for EU 'precious legacy'

In the face of rising populism and nationalism, Germany’s newly-elected Federal President has delivered a message of defiance in the European Parliament.

In the face of rising populism and nationalism, Germany’s newly-elected Federal President has delivered a message of defiance in the European Parliament.

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Brexit is 'not the end' of the EU

We will survive – the message from the EU’s most powerful political family in the wake of Britain’s formal decision to quit the bloc.

We will survive – the message from the EU’s most powerful political family in the wake of Britain’s formal decision to quit the bloc.

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Brexit day one: David Davis hits the ground running

On day one of Brexit proceedings, the UK says time is needed to carry out the changes it wants to, but says it will keep some EU laws.

On day one of Brexit proceedings, the UK says time is needed to carry out the changes it wants to, but says it will keep some EU laws.

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No blind Brexit, say protestors

Demonstrators stage a protest outside of the Houses of Parliament ahead of the British PM Theresa May, triggering Brexit with Article 50.

Demonstrators stage a protest outside of the Houses of Parliament ahead of the British PM Theresa May, triggering Brexit with Article 50.

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British MEPs celebrate launch of Article 50

British MEPs celebrate with cake and bubbly in Brussels following the announcement that Britain has formally requested to leave the European Union

British MEPs celebrate with cake and bubbly in Brussels following the announcement that Britain has formally requested to leave the European Union

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Europe's tough stance with UK on Brexit deal

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani said Europe would stand up to Britain if it needs to in Brexit deal

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani said Europe would stand up to Britain if it needs to in Brexit deal

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Brexit is triggered but are London and Brussels agreed on next steps?

One day after the letter triggering the formal Brexit divorce was accepted and received with regrets in Brussels and the UK is getting its wish list in order for the forthcoming tough…

One day after the letter triggering the formal Brexit divorce was accepted and received with regrets in Brussels and the UK is getting its wish list in order for the forthcoming tough…

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Article 50's Shades of Grey

After 40 years Britain and the EU have become perhaps inextricably intertwined, with three million EU citizens in and one point three Britons in the EU.

After 40 years Britain and the EU have become perhaps inextricably intertwined, with three million EU citizens in and one point three Britons in the EU.

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Brexit: regrets and pledges from Remainers

The Brexit process has been triggered and all those against the UK leaving the EU can do is ensure a good deal from the upcoming negotiations.

The Brexit process has been triggered and all those against the UK leaving the EU can do is ensure a good deal from the upcoming negotiations.

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Brexit: The letter from Theresa to Donald

Here is the full transcript of the letter that British Prime Minister Theresa May sent to European Council president Donald Tusk to kick start Brexit…

Here is the full transcript of the letter that British Prime Minister Theresa May sent to European Council president Donald Tusk to kick start Brexit…

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Austria pushes for exemption to stem asylum seekers

We’ve already taken in our fair share – the message from Austria, who says it is seeking an exemption from having to accept more asylum seekers under an EU relocation…

We’ve already taken in our fair share – the message from Austria, who says it is seeking an exemption from having to accept more asylum seekers under an EU relocation…