Europe – EU Parliament: UK citizens’ rights offer is a ‘damp squib’

The European Parliament’s chief Brexit negotiator has threatened to block an offer by the UK government on the status of EU citizens after Britain leaves. He used a British idiom to castigate the proposed offer – dismissing it as a “damp squib”. (A “squib” is essentially a firecracker that burns instead of exploding.) “The European Parliament… Please follow and like us:

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Theresa May set to trigger Brexit Article 50

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will on Wednesday trigger the formal, two-year process of negotiations that will lead to Britain leaving the European Union (EU). Late on Tuesday, a photograph was released of her signing a letter invoking Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and officially notifying the EU of Britain’s decision to withdraw from the… Please follow and like us:

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Scotland to seek approval for second independence referendum

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced Monday that she will seek permission to hold a second referendum on breaking away from the United Kingdom, warning that Brexit could cause economic damage for Scotland. Credit: Scottish government Speaking in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh, Sturgeon said she will seek approval from the Scottish parliament to begin discussions… Please follow and like us:

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