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European Union must stay united in Brexit talks, urges bloc president Donald Tusk
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European Union must stay united in Brexit talks, urges bloc president Donald Tusk

EU President Donald Tusk on Saturday urged the bloc to keep a united front at a special Brexit summit in Brussels, saying it will also help Britain if they can reach a deal.

Brexit: European Union toughens stance ahead of key summit on Britain's exit bill
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Brexit: European Union toughens stance ahead of key summit on Britain's exit bill

The EU has hardened its position on Brexit talks ahead of a key summit, making new demands on financial services, immigration and Britain's exit bill.

Brexit: European Union says negotiation plans unchanged by British election call
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Brexit: European Union says negotiation plans unchanged by British election call

The European Uinon said that it did not expect negotiating guidelines for Brexit to be affected by British government's call for an early general election.

Brexit: EU president Donald Tusk to meet British PM Theresa May ahead of tough talks
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Brexit: EU president Donald Tusk to meet British PM Theresa May ahead of tough talks

European Union president Donald Tusk will meet British PM Theresa May in London later on Thursday, as the two sides prepare for tough Brexit talks.

British PM Theresa May fires starting gun on Brexit, says will strike an ambitious free trade agreement with EU
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British PM Theresa May fires starting gun on Brexit, says will strike an ambitious free trade agreement with EU

For the EU, already reeling from successive crises over debt and refugees, the loss of Britain is the biggest blow yet to 60 years of efforts to forge European unity in the wake of two devastating world wars

Brexit: Britain's extremely awkward, transactional marriage to EU to finally culminate in a divorce
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Brexit: Britain's extremely awkward, transactional marriage to EU to finally culminate in a divorce

Britain's relationship with the European Union was always an awkward marriage of convenience rather than a case of love at first sight

Brexit impact: Estonia to take EU presidency from Britain
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Brexit impact: Estonia to take EU presidency from Britain

A spokesman for Tusk said there was "broad agreement" that "Estonia's presidency be brought forward by six months to take the place of the UK".

UK PM May lets go of Britain's European Council presidency ahead of Merkel talks
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UK PM May lets go of Britain's European Council presidency ahead of Merkel talks

Commentators have drawn comparisons between Merkel and May: both pastors' daughters with low-profile husbands, no children and a love of Alpine hiking.

No access to the single market for Britain: EU leaders
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No access to the single market for Britain: EU leaders

EU leaders agreed that Britain cannot have access to the single market after leaving the union without accepting the bloc's rules on free movement.

European leaders meet without Britain for the first time in forty years
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European leaders meet without Britain for the first time in forty years

European leaders met on Wednesday without Britain for the first time in 40 years to prepare for life after the Brexit bombshell.

'Inhuman and horrific': Here's how world leaders condemned Istanbul attacks
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'Inhuman and horrific': Here's how world leaders condemned Istanbul attacks

From Hillary Clinton to Narendra Modi, leaders around the world condemn the terror attacks in Istanbul, Turkey, expressing their solidarity on Twitter.

Brexit: EU farewell summit with UK sees no progress on exit negotiations
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Brexit: EU farewell summit with UK sees no progress on exit negotiations

PM David Cameron bid goodbye to his EU counterparts in a "sad" Tuesday summit in Brussels, while leaders' hands were tied on follow-up action.

EU leaders give Britain breathing space to absorb Brexit shock before triggering divorce
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EU leaders give Britain breathing space to absorb Brexit shock before triggering divorce

EU leaders have given Britain breathing space by accepting it needed time to absorb a shock Brexit vote before triggering a divorce but insisted the crunch move could not wait months.

Could Britain's exit from European Union be watershed for global economy?
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Could Britain's exit from European Union be watershed for global economy?

A British exit from the European Union could cause global market swings for a while. But that would soon pass. If we're lucky, that is.

Brexit campaign resumes: UK faces an existential choice, says David Cameron
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Brexit campaign resumes: UK faces an existential choice, says David Cameron

The campaign to decide Britain’s membership of the European Union restarted on Sunday after a three-day hiatus following the killing of lawmaker Jo Cox.

New Britain-EU relationship would take seven years: EU president Donald Tusk
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New Britain-EU relationship would take seven years: EU president Donald Tusk

European Union President Donald Tusk says that voting to leave the bloc would be a geopolitical setback for Britain, and it would take at least seven years to negotiate a new Britain-EU relationship.

Europe migrant crisis: Refugees left stranded as Balkan nations deny them entry
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Europe migrant crisis: Refugees left stranded as Balkan nations deny them entry

Migrants hoping to trek from Greece towards northern Europe found their path blocked on Wednesday after a string of western Balkan nations slammed shut their borders

EU leaders need to meet Cameron's four key demands to prevent 'Brexit'
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EU leaders need to meet Cameron's four key demands to prevent 'Brexit'

EU leaders go into a make-or-break Brexit summit on Thursday facing difficult compromises to keep Britain in the bloc.

'Historic day': Turkey boosts EU bid, gets $3.2 billion to host Syrian refugees
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'Historic day': Turkey boosts EU bid, gets $3.2 billion to host Syrian refugees

Turkey and the European Union agreed at a summit on Sunday on a "historic" three-billion-euro ($3.2 billion) aid deal to stem the flow of Syrian refugees and other migrants to Europe.

Europe migrant crisis: EU president calls for crackdown on 'murderers' among human traffickers
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Europe migrant crisis: EU president calls for crackdown on 'murderers' among human traffickers

EU president Donald Tusk on Tuesday urged a crackdown on the "murderers" among human traffickers who have killed scores of people trying to reach Europe from conflicts abroad.