EU agrees common defence is NATO ‘mission alone’

EU agrees common defence is NATO ‘mission alone’

The transatlantic alliance and the EU agree "the common defence is a NATO mission alone," US Defence Secretary James Mattis said Thursday after talks on Brussels' own new defence pact. ...
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US concerns over EU defence pact cloud NATO talks

US concerns over EU defence pact cloud NATO talks

NATO defence ministers gathered for talks Wednesday amid US concerns over the EU's landmark defence cooperation pact and increasingly strained relations between Washington and Turkey. ...
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NATO chief warns EU over defence pact

NATO chief warns EU over defence pact

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday warned the EU its new defence cooperation pact must not undermine the alliance, as US officials voiced fresh concerns about the flagship initiative. ...
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EU to get power to punish during Brexit transition

EU to get power to punish during Brexit transition

The European Union will be able to punish Britain for breaking the rules of its post-Brexit transition period under plans agreed by Brussels on Tuesday, EU sources said. Under plans for the 21-month transition after Britain leaves the bloc on March 29, 2019, L...
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EU negotiator warns ‘not a minute to lose’ in Brexit talks

The EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier stressed the urgency of Brexit talks ahead of a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday, with her government still deeply divided on the negotiations. ...
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UK will not ‘surrender’ over bespoke Brexit deal with EU —Minister

UK will not ‘surrender’ over bespoke Brexit deal with EU —Minister

BRITAIN will not “surrender” in its fight to win a bespoke deal with the European Union that would offer tariff-free trade as well as control over immigration, a minister said on Sunday before a crunch [...] The post UK will not ‘surrender’ ove...
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UK’s May sets up EU row over post-Brexit citizens’ rights

UK’s May sets up EU row over post-Brexit citizens’ rights

European Union citizens arriving in Britain during its post-Brexit transition period should not be afforded the same rights as those who arrived earlier, Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday. ...
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The Late 5: 16 states embrace FG’s cattle colonies initiative, Macron says France would have voted ‘yes’ to leave the EU and other top stories

These are the top Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. Four people are feared killed after suspected herdsmen attacked Kikon,... Read » The Late 5: 16 states embrace FG’s cattle colonies initiative, Macron says France would have voted &#8216...
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Brexit backer Farage moots second EU referendum

Brexit backer Farage moots second EU referendum

Leading Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage suggested Thursday that Britain hold a second referendum on EU membership to silence those who do not want to leave the bloc. ...
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UK’s Farage says EU’s Barnier doesn’t get Brexit

UK’s Farage says EU’s Barnier doesn’t get Brexit

Leading Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage accused EU negotiator Michel Barnier of failing to understand why Britain voted to leave the union after the two men held their first official meeting on Monday. ...
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