Brexit

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Does the EU need us more than we need them?

Image copyright Getty Images “They need us more than we need them,” has been a recurrent theme in the Brexit debate. After the referendum, the idea has been used to suggest the government could have taken a tougher line in the negotiations over the terms of the UK’s departure from the European Union. Before the…

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Jeremy Corbyn: Brexit will go ahead under Labour

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn | Leon Neal/Getty Images Jeremy Corbyn: Brexit will go ahead under Labour Opposition leader says he would ‘go back and negotiate, and ‘see what the timetable would be.’ By Hans von der Burchard 12/22/18, 12:32 PM CET Updated 12/22/18, 12:46 PM CET Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he will push…

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George Osborne: Conservatives must adapt to stay in power

Image copyright PA Image caption Former chancellor and Remain campaigner George Osborne now edits the Evening Standard newspaper The Conservative Party is heading towards a “prolonged period” in opposition unless it adapts to modern Britain, George Osborne has said.The former chancellor, who was sacked by Theresa May in 2016, said the party needed to become…

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Antonio Tajani seeks greater role for MEPs in Brexit oversight

In a letter to Kurz, Tajani denounced the current arrangements on oversight of future stages of negotiations as “unacceptable” | Philippe Lopez/AFP via Getty Images Antonio Tajani seeks greater role for MEPs in Brexit oversight The European Parliament needs a greater role because the Brexit deal is not a standard international agreement, he argues. By…