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No-deal Brexit to hurt you the most, EU’s Juncker tells Britain

08 August, 2019 2:41 am 2:41 am

VIENNA (Reuters) – Outgoing European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said Saturday that a no-deal Brexit would hurt Britain more than the rest of Europe no matter how much Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government pretends otherwise. Britain has been pressing the European Union to amend the terms of Britain’s withdrawal agreement, saying Brussels would have to … Read More

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May to hold Brexit talks with EU’s Juncker; urges party unity

02 February, 2019 8:19 am 8:19 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May is to hold Brexit talks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker next week, her office said following this week’s symbolic defeat in parliament which was widely interpreted as undermining her negotiating strength with the EU. Her office did not give a date for the talks but said May … Read More

Juncker to hold firm on Brexit terms, offer close partnership – offic...

09 September, 2018 10:23 am 10:23 am

STRASBOURG (Reuters) – European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will say on Wednesday that Britain should not expect EU negotiators to soften demands as they try to conclude a Brexit divorce treaty but he will reaffirm an offer of a close future partnership, a senior EU official said. The EU chief executive will touch only briefly … Read More