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Ex-diplomats call for Brexit delay

43 former British envoys urge the government to consider a second referendum Forty-three former British Ambassadors and High Commissioners have added their voice to calls for the government to delay Brexit and consider holding a new referendum on whether to remain in the EU. Signatories include former Ambassadors to Germany, France, the U.S., Canada, Japan […]

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Theresa May refuses to rule out ‘no-deal’ exit from EU

Govt. holds talks with MPs, seeks a way-out of Brexit logjam British Prime Minister Theresa May scrambled to put together a new Brexit strategy after MPs rejected her EU divorce deal, and insisted she could not rule out a potentially damaging “no-deal” split. The world’s fifth-largest economy is in political turmoil and grasping for solutions […]

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News Analysis: Will the Labour party support a second referendum?

The withdrawal deal was rejected by 432 MPs from across the political parties, with just 202 MPs supporting it The British government will face a no-confidence motion on January 16 after the European Union withdrawal deal put forward by Prime Minister Theresa May was defeated in the biggest parliamentary upset in modern British history. The […]

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Rejecting Brexit would be catastrophic: U.K. PM Theresa May

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May has pleaded with lawmakers to accept her deal for leaving the European Union, warning that faith in democracy was at stake. Writing in the Sunday Express ahead of a critical vote this week, Ms. May urged lawmakers to “do what is right for the country”, because she said rejecting the […]

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Shape of a partnership

EU Ambassador Tomasz Kozlowski and ambassadors of member states to India on a new strategy to upscale ties. On December 10, the 28 member states of the European Union endorsed a strategy which will take the EU’s ties with India to a new level and help our relations reach their full potential. This new strategy […]