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June 26, 2017 11:22 AM 'No Barnett formula money for Scotland' through DUP deal

The agreement will see an extra £1bn for Northern Ireland in return for the DUP backing the minority government. But Downing Street said the money will not be subject to the Barnett formula. Speaking to BBC Scotland last week, he added: "We have clear rules about funding of different parts of the United Kingdom. "If the funding falls within Barnett consequentials 1

June 23, 2017 4:16 PM France's Macron, eastern Europeans try to mend fences

BRUSSELS French President Emmanuel Macron and four eastern European Union leaders sought to smooth relations on Friday after publicly trading barbs over jobs and democratic values. Macron, in power for little more than a month, has vowed to protect French workers from what he sees as "social dumping", in which companies employ cheaper labor, and unfair 2

June 22, 2017 8:19 PM Theresa lays down (British) law: May tells Brussels that European Court of Justice WON'T be able to rule over UK

Theresa May has confirmed that Britain will 'take back control' of its own laws and not be dictated by the European Court of Justice - as she guaranteed that all EU citizens currently in Britain will be allowed to stay. She also made clear that the proposals would be adopted only if the same rights are granted to UK citizens living in the remaining 27 EU states 1

June 22, 2017 9:04 AM France's Emmanuel Macron gears up for first EU summit

France's new President Emmanuel Macron heads to his first EU summit pledging to breathe new life into the bloc after Britain's shock Brexit decision and to bolster European defences in the face of Donald Trump's "America First" policy. The 39-year-old takes his place among fellow European Union leaders in Brussels flush from emphatic electoral victories 10

June 20, 2017 11:42 PM Don't hijack our grief: Tower inferno families' anger at 'opportunist' Day of Rage protesters

Far-left protesters were condemned last night for trying to 'hijack' the grief of Grenfell Tower victims. Several militant groups will converge on Westminster today for a 'Day of Rage' against Theresa May's Conservative government. But organisers were branded 'opportunistic political point-scorers' for using last week's fire disaster to encourage people 1

June 19, 2017 5:41 PM A crushing blow in the French elections is the latest setback for Europe’s far right

It follows another brutal loss in the United Kingdom. Emmanuel Macron’s party won a large parliamentary majority in the French elections on Sunday, an expected yet historic victory for a party created just one year ago. But the election results aren’t just important for France; they also underscore the recent losses of far-right parties across Europe 1

June 19, 2017 12:49 PM From David to Michel, a guide to top people in Brexit talks

BRUSSELS — The Brexit talks to lead Britain out of the European Union kicked off on Monday and the chief negotiators are already on a first-name basis. Here’s a look at the people who are likely to dominate these talks over much of the next two years. The title is a mouthful and the task is even more challenging for Davis, a long-serving lawmaker and staunch 5

June 19, 2017 11:03 AM The Latest: German lobby calls for fast Brexit deal on trade

A top German business lobby is urging negotiators for Britain and the European Union to quickly come to an agreement over how Britain’s departure from the EU will affect cross-border trade — and avoid a “hard Brexit.” The Mechanical Engineering Industry Association, known by its German initials VDMA, says that that goal of the two-year negotiating process 5

June 19, 2017 10:17 AM Finally, Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU

BRUSSELS -- After almost a year of waffling, Britain on Monday finally opens negotiations with its European Union counterparts about leaving the bloc, with the final outcome, due in 2019, as important as it now seems unpredictable. While the EU negotiating team led by Michel Barnier has been ready for months, Britain stalled even after it triggered the two-year 10

June 19, 2017 10:02 AM In Brexit boost, Jaguar Land Rover to hire 5,000 staff

Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will hire 5,000 staff as it boosts its skills in autonomous and electric technology, a welcome business endorsement as Prime Minister Theresa May starts Brexit talks after a botched election. JLR, which employs more than 40,000 people globally, said it would hire 1,000 electronic and software engineers 6