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World Aug 20UK and EU harden their positions on Brexit as G-7 nears
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office said that unless the trade backstop on the Irish border was abolished "there's no prospect of a deal."…
World Jul 24EU braces for Boris Johnson, Brexit supporter, as new UK leader
Three decades ago, journalist Boris Johnson wrote stories for London's Daily Telegraph— articles the European officials deemed to be so false that they coined the word "Euromyth" to describe them. Now, he is Britain's prime minister.
World Jul 16Von der Leyen confirmed as new European Commission president
She became the first woman to hold one of the most prestigious positions in the European Union and who will be one of the most prominent faces from the bloc on the world stage.
World Jul 02German minister nominated to become first woman in top European Union post
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has been tapped to become the new president of the bloc's powerful executive arm, the European Commission.
World Jul 02EU leaders in a deadlock over top posts
The leaders are looking to name a new president of the EU's powerful executive arm, the European Commission, a president of the European Council and a foreign policy chief.
World Jun 06On D-Day 75, nations honor veterans, memory of fallen troops
With the silence of remembrance and respect, nations honored the memory of the fallen and the singular bravery of all Allied troops who sloshed through bloodied water to the landing beaches of Normandy, a tribute of thanks 75 years after…
World Apr 10EU agrees to postpone Brexit until Oct. 31
The new cutoff date averts a precipitous and potentially calamitous Brexit that had been scheduled for Friday.
World Apr 05UK’s Theresa May asks the EU to delay Brexit until June 30
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday sought to delay Brexit until June 30 to avoid a chaotic withdrawal from the European Union in one week, but a key leader of the bloc suggested an even longer pause in the…
World Apr 03Theresa May, UK opposition leader meet to talk Brexit compromise
The government said it was not setting preconditions for the talks with Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, but was also not offering a "blank check."…
World Apr 02No deal Brexit is becoming more likely, EU negotiator says
If the UK left the European Union without a deal in place, it would jeopardize trade and travel overnight.