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Brexit: The Clock is Ticking – the UK’s withdrawal as seen by Europe

Brexit: The Clock is Ticking – the UK’s withdrawal as seen by Europe

Brussels 12/04/2019. ‘The Clock is Ticking’, a film by Belgian filmmaker Alain de Halleux, charts Brexit from Europe’s point of view. More precisely, it follows the Brexit process as seen from the standpoint of the EU officials charged with negotiating the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union. To make the […]

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12/04/2019 at 22:01Brexit EU

EU agrees post-Brexit visa-free travel for UK nationals

EU agrees post-Brexit visa-free travel for UK nationals

Brussels, 05/04/2019. On Wedneday this week, 03/04/2019, the EU Parliament Civil Liberties committee (LIBE) passed a proposal for visa-free travel for UK citizens post-Brexit, regardless of any deal or no-deal decision in the UK Parliament. The proposal had already been endorsed on the Tuesday by the EU Council’s Committee of […]

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05/04/2019 at 10:11Brexit EU Life&Liberty Travel

Brexit from College Green – time to decide

Brexit from College Green – time to decide

    Thursday 15/03/2019 should have been a momentous day in the UK’s long-running Brexit saga. The third of three days of key Parliamentary votes, on how the UK withdraws from the European Union, was meant to determine if the political deadlock in the House of Commons and the country […]

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17/03/2019 at 15:31Brexit EU

Brexit – what is needed is confidence in the government

Brexit – what is needed is confidence in the government

Update, 10/12/2018, evening. It seems Prime Minister Theresa May decided to postpone the vote – no surprise there. What happens now is anybody’s guess. Brussels, 10/12/2018. Channel 4’s excellent ‘The Real Brexit Debate’ last night was thought provoking. Four UK Members of Parliament; James Cleverly, Barry Gardner, Jacob Rees-Mogg and […]

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10/12/2018 at 12:51Brexit EU

Brexit Shorts

Brexit Shorts

– being a compilation of instant, sometimes off-the-cuff reactions to the day-to-day Brexit saga ……   EU Parliament plenary approves post-Brexit visa waiver for UK nationals 04/04/2019 Update. The full European Parliament, with 502 votes to 81 and 29 abstentions, today backed the draft EU law exempting UK citizens from […]

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15/04/2018 at 11:27Brexit EU