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Brexit date could be pushed back by a ‘couple of extra weeks’ – Leadsom

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Conservative Party’s leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom arrives at Downing Street in London, Britain, January 22, 2019. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleLONDON (Reuters) – The date Britain leaves the EU could be pushed back by a couple of weeks to give time for legislation to be approved by members of parliament, the…

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No-deal Brexit could be ‘extremely difficult’ in short to medium term – junior minister

FILE PHOTO: British and EU flags flutter outside the Houses of Parliament during a pro-Brexit and anti-Brexit demonstration, ahead of a vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, in London, Britain, January 15, 2019. REUTERS/Eddie KeoghLONDON (Reuters) – A no-deal Brexit could be “extremely difficult” in the short to medium term, a junior finance…

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‘Feasible’ that EU might extend Brexit date by a couple of weeks – Leadsom to BBC

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Conservative Party’s leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom arrives at Downing Street in London, Britain, January 22, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) – It would be feasible for Britain to be given “a couple of extra weeks” by the European Union to get Brexit legislation passed if required, the leader…

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Germany – Waiting for UK to make Brexit proposals parliament can back

FILE PHOTO: German government spokesman Steffen Seibert addresses a news conference in Berlin, Germany, April 15, 2016. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/File PhotoBERLIN (Reuters) – The German government is waiting for the British government to make proposals on its expected departure from the European Union that can win the backing of parliament, a spokesman said on Friday, adding…

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Dutch set out EU goals for 2019

The Netherlands sees itself filling the void left by Britain’s departure from the EU — literally — by putting more Dutch civil servants into top positions in Brussels. That goal was among the highlights of a 56-page letter sent by Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok to the parliament in The Hague on Friday, entitled: “State…