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Emmanuel Macron’s renaissance vs. reality

No one could accuse Emmanuel Macron of being short of ideas. But how many of them will become reality? The French president laid out his vision for the EU in an op-ed published in multiple European newspapers Monday evening, calling for a “European renaissance” and proposing a raft of new policies and institutions to implement them. He…

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Brexit secretary Barclay asks EU for help with citizens’ rights – letter

Britain’s Attorney General Geoffrey Cox and Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Stephen Barclay are seen outside of Downing Street in London, Britain, March 5, 2019. REUTERS/Peter NichollsLONDON (Reuters) – Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay has asked the European Union for its “formal views” on a proposal to preserve citizens’ rights regardless of…

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May’s top lawyer heads to Brussels in last-ditch Brexit bid

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May’s top government lawyer heads to Brussels on Tuesday in a last-ditch bid to secure changes to get her Brexit deal through parliament and smooth Britain’s departure from the European Union. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Attorney General Geoffrey Cox is seen outside of Downing Street in London, Britain, February 27,…

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Britain’s top lawyer to have ‘detailed discussions’ in Brussels – May’s spokesman

Britain’s Attorney General Geoffrey Cox is seen outside of Downing Street in London, Britain, March 5, 2019. REUTERS/Peter NichollsLONDON (Reuters) – British Attorney General Geoffrey Cox is expected to have “detailed discussions” with European Union negotiators in Brussels on Tuesday, Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman said, adding that there was still work to do on…

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‘I’ll serve PM as long as she wants me to’

The transport secretary said he won’t be resigning, as he defended the government’s £33m payout to Eurotunnel.Chris Grayling said the decision on Eurotunnel was made “collectively” by cabinet, as it had to be “ready for all eventualities”.He said: “However regrettable the Eurotunnel court action was, we had to take a decision to protect the interests…