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British lawmaker: Third vote on May's Brexit deal not a sure thing

British lawmaker: Third vote on May's Brexit deal not a sure thing

The British government may have given up on holding a third vote on the Brexit deal negotiated with the European Union in the parliament in coming weeks, according to one British lawmaker.

EU pros and cons of delaying Brexit beyond March 29

EU pros and cons of delaying Brexit beyond March 29

The European Union expects British Prime Minister Theresa May to request a Brexit delay beyond March 29 after the divided UK parliament voted down her divorce agreed with the bloc for the second time on Tuesday.

Britain braces for make-or-break Brexit vote

Britain braces for make-or-break Brexit vote

The European Union's chief negotiator on Monday shut down hopes of a Brexit compromise with Brussels, saying it was up to Britain's government and parliament to find a way forward with less than three weeks to go before the scheduled departure date.

UK won't accept Brexit deal that puts union at risk - PM's party chairman

UK won't accept Brexit deal that puts union at risk - PM's party chairman

Britain cannot accept an EU proposal to break the deadlock in the Brexit talks because it would threaten the unity of the United Kingdom by treating Northern Ireland differently, the chairman of the ruling Conservative Party said.

"Just one more push" to get Brexit, Britain's May urges EU

"Just one more push" to get Brexit, Britain's May urges EU

Prime Minister Theresa May urged the European Union on Friday to make "just one more push" to break the deadlock over Brexit by offering her changes to a deal to help persuade Britain's deeply divided parliament to approve it.

EU says "difficult" Brexit talks unlikely to yield swift deal

EU says "difficult" Brexit talks unlikely to yield swift deal

Talks with Britain on amending its divorce deal with the European Union have made no headway and no swift solution is in sight, EU officials said on Wednesday, a week before British lawmakers must vote on the plan to avoid a chaotic Brexit.

EU-Qatar air transport agreement to foster long-term relationship: EU official

EU-Qatar air transport agreement to foster long-term relationship: EU official

The Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement (CATA) signed between European Union and Qatar "creates strong foundations for a long-term relationship promoting fair and free trade, high standards and a single set of rules and values," said European Commission vice-president Jyrki Katainen.

Qatar, EU sign landmark air transport agreement

Qatar, EU sign landmark air transport agreement

Qatar and the European Union initialled a comprehensive air transport agreement at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels on Monday.

Moldovans vote for new government amid talk of protests and poisoning

Moldovans vote for new government amid talk of protests and poisoning

Moldovans voted in an election on Sunday that is likely to produce a hung parliament, splitting the eastern European country between pro-Western and pro-Russian forces at a time when its relations with the European Union have soured.

UK ministers warn PM to get her deal now or delay Brexit

UK ministers warn PM to get her deal now or delay Brexit

Three members of Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet warned Saturday that Brexit must be delayed if she cannot persuade the British parliament to back her EU divorce deal next week.

Pence chastises EU, rejects Merkel's call to work with Russia

Pence chastises EU, rejects Merkel's call to work with Russia

US Vice President Mike Pence rebuked European powers over Iran and Venezuela on Saturday in a renewed attack on Washington's traditional allies, rejecting a call by Germany's chancellor to include Russia in global cooperation efforts.

The European Union ensures Qatar beat the air blockade

The European Union ensures Qatar beat the air blockade

For a long time, the European Union was virtually silent on the ongoing Saudi-led air blockade of Qatar. While this could be perceived as perfectly normal, given the trade bloc itself has little connection to Gulf countries ...