Brexit minister promises no ‘Mad Max dystopia’

Brexit minister promises no ‘Mad Max dystopia’

Britain will not engage in "Mad Max-style" deregulation and easing of workers' rights and environmental standards once it leaves the European Union, the Brexit secretary said Tuesday. ...
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EU vows to strike back at Trump trade threat

The EU warned on Tuesday it would take "appropriate measures" to defend its interests if the US imposes tough trade sanctions as President Donald Trump delivers on his protectionist policies. ...
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New anti-Brexit party launches in Britain

New anti-Brexit party launches in Britain

A new anti-Brexit centrist political party holds its official launch in London Monday, one of several initiatives by pro-European Union campaigners drawing hope from a perceived shift in the British public's mood. ...
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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’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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