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European Union: Economic and poitical union of states located in Europe
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of 28 member states that are located primarily in Europe. It has an area of 4,475,757 km2 (1,728,099 sq mi) and an estimated population of about 513 million. The EU has developed an internal single market through a standardised system of laws that apply in all member states in those matters, and only those matters, where members have agreed to act as one. EU policies aim to ensure the free movement of people, goods, services and capital within the internal market, enact legislation in justice and home affairs and maintain common policies on trade, agriculture, fisheries and regional development. For travel within the Schengen Area, passport controls have been abolished. A monetary union was established in 1999 and came into full force in 2002 and is composed of 19 EU member states which use the euro currency.

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UK leaving the EU without a Brexit deal would be difficult - PM May's spokesman

British Prime Minister Theresa May would find it difficult to take Britain out of the European Union without a Brexit divorce deal after parliament expressed a clear view that it is opposed to this..
Reuters - Published

UK May's Brexit approach is 'national embarrassment' - Labour leader

The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, said on Monday that Prime Minister Theresa May's approach to Brexit had become "a national embarrassment" that risked Britain leaving the..
Reuters - Published

Videos for European Union

May: Not enough support yet to hold a third Brexit vote [Video]May: Not enough support yet to hold a third Brexit vote

The British Prime Minister says she will continue with talks with lawmakers to try to get their backing. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:19Published

Günther Oettinger asks EU to consider a veto against Italy-China deal [Video]Günther Oettinger asks EU to consider a veto against Italy-China deal

On Saturday, Italy signed a "non-binding" protocol to participate in China's new silk road. The decision has sparked scepticism in the EU, with Commissioner Günther Oettinger asking EU countries to..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:25Published

Theresa May Fights To Keep Control Of Brexit [Video]Theresa May Fights To Keep Control Of Brexit

According to Reuters, Prime Minister Theresa May battled to keep control of Britain’s exit from the European Union on Monday as some in her party called on her to quit and parliament plotted to wrest..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:56Published

Germany's Heiko Maas Still Hopes For A Brexit Deal [Video]Germany's Heiko Maas Still Hopes For A Brexit Deal

According to Reuters, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday he still hoped for a majority of British lawmakers to back a withdrawal agreement with the EU which would lead to an orderly..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:30Published

UK Ministers Meet To Discuss Parliament Bid For Brexit Control [Video]UK Ministers Meet To Discuss Parliament Bid For Brexit Control

Sources say British ministers will discuss how to address parliament’s attempts to take control of Britain’s departure from the European Union on Monday. The source said the discussion will take..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

A look back at political quotes since Britain voted to leave the EU [Video]A look back at political quotes since Britain voted to leave the EU

The Brexit process started out triumphantly, with lawkmakers convinced Britain could deliver a successful exit from the bloc. But since its postponement, it is still uncertain how, when or if Brexit..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:30Published

Time's up, Theresa? PM urged to set her own exit date to get Brexit deal [Video]Time's up, Theresa? PM urged to set her own exit date to get Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure on Monday to give a date for leaving office as the price to bring Brexit-supporting rebel lawmakers in her party behind her twice-defeated European..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:04Published

Could Theresa May Quit? [Video]Could Theresa May Quit?

FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Theresa May reacts after tellers announced the results of the vote Brexit deal in Parliament in London, Britain, March 12, 2019, in this screen grab taken from video...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Theresa May's Brexit Deal Might Be Crumbling [Video]Theresa May's Brexit Deal Might Be Crumbling

London (CNN)This could be the week that everything comes together on Brexit -- or everything falls apart. After months of refusing to cede barely any ground on her plans for leaving the European Union,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

Nervous week ahead for UK; U.S. China trade talks resume [Video]Nervous week ahead for UK; U.S. China trade talks resume

Britain readies for another 'meaningful' Brexit vote, Apple gets TV-ready, and hopes rise for China and the US to make peace in their trade war. Francis Maguire previews the week ahead.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:43Published

Brexit: The key moments [Video]Brexit: The key moments

A look back at the key moments of Brexit since the UK decided to vote to leave the EU on June 23 2016.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 02:26Published

Brexit up in the air, May faces possible plot [Video]Brexit up in the air, May faces possible plot

The United Kingdom's exit from the European Union was in disarray on Sunday as Prime Minister Theresa May faced a possible plot by ministers to topple her and parliament prepared to grab control of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published

Over 5 Million Sign Petition To Cancel Brexit [Video]Over 5 Million Sign Petition To Cancel Brexit

Business Insider reports over 5 million people have signed an online petition demanding the UK government cancels Brexit. The petition urges Theresa May's government to keep the UK in the European..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Brexit Up In the Air As May Faces Possible Plot For Parliament to Grab Control [Video]Brexit Up In the Air As May Faces Possible Plot For Parliament to Grab Control

According to Reuters, the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union was in disarray on Sunday as Prime Minister Theresa May faced a possible plot by ministers to topple her. However, ministers..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

UK at risk of being forced to take part in European parliamentary elections - Barclay [Video]UK at risk of being forced to take part in European parliamentary elections - Barclay

Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay urged politicians to get behind Prime Minister Theresa May, saying her twice-rejected deal is the best option for the country. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

Countdown to Brexit: Britain to leave on April 12 or May 22 [Video]Countdown to Brexit: Britain to leave on April 12 or May 22

Theresa May is to make a last-ditch drive to persuade MPs to back her EU withdrawal plan after Brussels agreed to delay Brexit to May 22 if she can secure support from the Commons for the deal next..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:32Published

A Million People Protest Brexit in London [Video]A Million People Protest Brexit in London

Demonstrators say it's time to put the vote back in people's hands.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

MPs speak at march for a second EU referendum [Video]MPs speak at march for a second EU referendum

MPs from across party divides unite to speak as demonstrators flood the streets of central London in a march for a second referendum. Tom Watson, Nicola Sturgeon and Dominic Grieve were among the MPs..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:15Published

Hundreds of Thousands March In London to Demand New Brexit Referendum [Video]Hundreds of Thousands March In London to Demand New Brexit Referendum

According to Reuters, hundreds of thousands of people opposed to Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday to demand a new referendum. Marchers set off..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Hundreds of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters march in London [Video]Hundreds of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters march in London

The demonstrators marched through the city to demand a new Brexit referendum amid the chaos of Britain's planned departure from the bloc. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

EU to Drop Threat of Huawei Ban But Wants 5G Risks Monitored [Video]EU to Drop Threat of Huawei Ban But Wants 5G Risks Monitored

According to Reuters, the European Commission will next week urge EU countries to share more data to tackle cybersecurity risks related to 5G networks but will ignore U.S. calls to ban Huawei. The..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

Theresa May Reluctant To Bring Her Brexit Deal Back To Parliament For A Third Vote [Video]Theresa May Reluctant To Bring Her Brexit Deal Back To Parliament For A Third Vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May hinted on Friday that she might not bring her European Union withdrawal deal back to parliament for a third time next week if there was not enough support for it to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:58Published

May wins Brexit reprieve, with a catch [Video]May wins Brexit reprieve, with a catch

EU leaders have granted the UK a two-week Brexit reprieve. But it must now agree on Theresa May's deal or find another plan. Lucy Fielder reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:45Published

May's EU Summit Described As An 'Inexcusable' Failure [Video]May's EU Summit Described As An 'Inexcusable' Failure

According to Reuters, the deputy leader of the Northern Irish party that props up Theresa May’s government said on Friday that nothing has changed as far as the Brexit divorce deal British Prime..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

 

British PM May battles to keep control of Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May battled to keep control of Britain's exit from the European Union on Monday as some in her party called on her to quit and parliament plotted to wrest the Brexit process away..
Reuters - Published

No-deal Brexit would create problems nobody desires: Germany's Maas

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday he still hoped for a majority of British lawmakers to back a withdrawal agreement with the EU which would lead to an orderly Brexit.
Reuters - Published

Factbox: EU preparations for no-deal Brexit

European Union officials said on Monday it was increasingly likely Britain would leave the bloc without a divorce deal after April 12 and the EU had completed contingency preparations for such a..
Reuters - Published

After London march, EU still assumes UK will leave: Commission

The European Commission is working on the assumption that Britain will leave the EU unless the UK government tells it otherwise, the European Commision said on Monday after hundreds of thousands of..
Reuters - Published

Nike fined $14 million for blocking cross-border sales of soccer merchandise

EU antitrust regulators fined U.S. sportswear maker Nike 12.5 million euros ($14.14 million) on Monday for restricting cross-border sales of merchandising products of five European football clubs and..
Reuters - Published

Brexit: EU says it has completed its no-deal preparations

'prepararedness and contingency' work now finished
Independent - Published

No-deal Brexit increasingly likely: EU officials

The European Union believes that a no-deal Brexit is "increasingly likely", EU officials said on Monday after the bloc gave Britain two more weeks to solve its political stalemate, but is doubtful that..
Reuters - Published

EU won't visit Xinjiang this week, says needs 'careful preparation'

European Union ambassadors in Beijing will not be visiting China's western region of Xinjiang this week after receiving a government invitation, as such a trip needs "careful preparation", a..
Reuters - Published

EU says ambassadors won't visit China's Xinjiang this month

European Union ambassadors in Beijing will not be visiting China's far western region of Xinjiang this month after receiving an invitation from the government for a March 27-29 trip, the EU delegation..
Reuters - Published

'Time's up, Theresa'? PM urged to set her own exit date to get Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure on Monday to give a date for leaving office as the price to bring Brexit-supporting rebel lawmakers in her party behind her twice-defeated European..
Reuters - Published

French Europe minister to resign to lead Macron's EU election campaign: source

France's European Affairs minister will resign later on Monday to lead President Emmanuel Macron's party in May's European Parliament elections, a government source said.
Reuters - Published

UK might not leave EU at all if May's deal fails: Fox

British trade minister Liam Fox said on Monday that Britain might not leave the European Union if Prime Minister Theresa May's deal is not approved by parliament, triggering a democratic and..
Reuters - Published

Brexit: Conservative minister says he would be 'happy' to revoke Article 50 to avoid no deal

Mark Field says he would be 'happy' to cancel EU exit to end 'utter paralysis' gripping parliament
Independent - Published

UK ministers meet to discuss parliament's bid for Brexit control: source

British ministers will discuss how to address parliament's attempts to take control of Britain's departure from the European Union at 0900 GMT on Monday before a meeting of Prime Minister Theresa May's..
Reuters - Published

UK PM May told Brexiteers she'll quit if they vote for her deal: ITV

British Prime Minister Theresa May told Brexit-supporting lawmakers on Sunday that she would quit if they voted for her twice-defeated European Union divorce deal, ITV news said.
Reuters - Published

UK's May must go once her Brexit deal clears parliament: lawmaker

British Prime Minister Theresa May should be given time to get her Brexit deal through parliament before making way for someone else to lead the next phase of negotiations with the European Union, a..
Reuters - Published

'The biggest EU story since the fall of the Berlin wall'

'the biggest eu story since the fall of the berlin wall'
Two foreign correspondents in Brussels gave us the European view on covering Brexit
BBC News - Published

Theresa May Should 'Quit' to Help Brexit, Say Senior UK Figures

theresa may should 'quit' to help brexit, say senior uk figures
by Graham Pierrepoint - Brexit is due to occur as of March 29th. That is, at present, still very much the plan. However, the UK’s proposed divorce from the European Union has been thrown into..
One News Page Staff - Published

Britain can still avoid no-deal Brexit, says EU Commissioner Moscovici

EU Economic Affairs and Tax Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said on Monday he believed Britain would not leave the European Union without a withdrawal agreement.
Reuters - Published

'Time's up, Theresa' Sun newspaper says of British PM May

Rupert Murdoch's The Sun newspaper said in a front page editorial that Prime Minister Theresa May must on Monday announce she will stand down as soon as her Brexit deal is approved and the United..
Reuters - Published

Hungary could resume anti-EU campaigns, says PM Orban

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government could resume media campaigns against European Union bodies, he suggested on Sunday, as his nationalist Fidesz party gears up for European Parliament..
Reuters - Published

Brexit up in the air as May faces possible plot, parliament tries to grab control

The United Kingdom's exit from the European Union was in disarray on Sunday as Prime Minister Theresa May faced a possible plot by ministers to topple her and parliament prepared to grab control of..
Reuters - Published

Britain must resolve Brexit but changing PM May wouldn't help, Hammond says

Britain must find a way to leave the European Union in an orderly fashion rather than trying to oust Prime Minister Theresa May, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday.
Reuters - Published

Can't get the staff: Scenic Highlands at eye of Scotland's Brexit storm

Glen Mhor Hotel, a picturesque base for tourists hunting Scotland's Loch Ness monster, is struggling to find staff for the summer season as workers from the European Union snub Brexit Britain.
Reuters - Published

Brexit: May urged to quit to help deal pass

brexit: may urged to quit to help deal pass
Senior Tories may back the PM's deal if they know she will not lead the next stage of EU negotiations.
BBC News - Published

Brexit mayday? PM May's ministers move to oust her, Sunday Times says

British Prime Minister Theresa May's top ministers are moving to oust her within days, The Sunday Times reported, as her Brexit strategy lay in tatters just weeks before the United Kingdom was due to..
Reuters - Published

Hundreds of thousands march in London to demand new Brexit referendum

Hundreds of thousands of people opposed to Britain's withdrawal from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday to demand a new referendum as the deepening Brexit crisis risked..
Reuters - Published

Revoke Article 50 petition calling for Brexit to be cancelled becomes most popular in Parliament website's history

Second most popular is 2016 petition calling for second EU referendum if winning vote did not reach 60 per cent threshold
Independent - Published

Mayday? Pressure builds on UK PM Theresa May to announce plans to quit

Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure on Saturday to set out plans for her departure, leading British newspapers reported, as her Brexit strategy lay in tatters just weeks before the United..
Reuters - Published

No-deal Brexit: Food exports to be turned away from EU in 'health mark chaos', industry warns

Exclusive: Producers condemn 'confusion' over proof that items will be accepted as fit to eat - after last-gasp change of advice
Independent - Published

A Brexit crisis deepens, thousands due to march through London for a new referendum

Thousands of people opposed to Britain's withdrawal from the European Union will march through central London on Saturday to demand a new referendum as the deepening Brexit crisis risked sinking Prime..
Reuters - Published

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