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Tusk: I will present Brexit guidelines within 48 hours

After British PM Theresa May announced that she will trigger Article 50 on March 29, which will start the two-year long process of the UK leaving the European Union. European Council President Donald Tusk said that he will present necessary guidelines within the next two following days. “Within 48 h...

Locked content Britain to cut immigration to 1/3 of current level

British Prime Minister Theresa May plans to reduce the level of net migration to the UK to less than 100,000 people a year, which is three time lower than the present level, according to a document released on Tuesday by the British Cabinet Office. The document states that May has set up a committee...

Locked content Hard Brexit could cost up to £66 bln a year: Times

The British treasury could lose between £38 and £66 billion a year for 15 years if Britain leaves the EU without negotiating a new trade agreement, according to documents prepared by the Ministry of Finance, which were obtained by The Times newspaper. According to analysis published on Tuesday, the ...

Locked content Tusk: Brexit procedures to start in early 2017

European Council President Donald Tusk said that British PM Theresa May had told him that the procedures necessary to initiate Brexit should begin in January or February next year. “She declared that it was almost impossible to trigger article 50 this year but it’s quite likely that they will be rea...

Locked content Tusk: Britain should start Brexit talks as soon as possible

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday during his visit to London, where he met UK Prime Minister Theresa May, that Britain should start talks to leave the European Union as soon as possible. “Our goal (is) to establish closest possible EU-UK relations. The ball is in the UK&#...

Locked content New British PM to discuss future of Polish immigrants in the UK

Theresa May will visit Slovakia and Poland on Thursday, seeking allies for her Brexit negotiations in countries already skeptical about aspects of European Union membership yet with hundreds of thousands of their citizens dependent on jobs in the UK, Bloomberg reported. “We will probably addre...