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LONDON | The Latest: EU Brexit negotiator urges May to specify plans

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s plans to leave the European Union (all times local): 2:40 p.m. The European Union’s Brexit negotiator is urging Prime Minister Theresa May to spell out how she plans to win over Parliament less than two months before Britain leaves. Michel Barnier said Monday that he still doesn’t see … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: EU Brexit negotiator urges May to specify plans

LONDON | The Latest: EU insists current deal is only Brexit option

LONDON — The Latest on Britain’s exit from the European Union (all times local): 10:00 a.m. The European Union’s Brexit negotiator is warning about “a long and winding road ahead” before the UK leaves the bloc March 29, insisting before the British parliament’s vote on the breakup that the current withdrawal accord “is the only … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: EU insists current deal is only Brexit option

LONDON | The Latest: May to try to sell Brexit deal to lawmakers

LONDON  — The Latest on Britain’s departure from the European Union (all times local): 8:25 a.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May will start on a campaign to sell a Brexit deal agreed with the European Union to Britain’s divided Parliament. May, who has persuaded a majority of her cabinet to back the deal, is addressing … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: May to try to sell Brexit deal to lawmakers

HELSINKI | EU envoy says ‘much more work’ needed to clinch Brexit deal

HELSINKI — The European Union‘s Brexit negotiator on Thursday said that gaps remain to be bridged in talks on the U.K.’s departure from the bloc as time runs out to secure a deal and have it endorsed. Britain leaves the EU on March 29, but a deal must be sealed in the coming weeks to … Continue reading HELSINKI | EU envoy says ‘much more work’ needed to clinch Brexit deal

BRUSSELS | EU says Brexit deal ‘within reach’ but work remains

BRUSSELS— The European Union’s Brexit negotiator said Wednesday that an agreement on Britain’s exit “is within reach” if negotiations make progress ahead of a summit next week. Michel Barnier said that up to 85 percent of the work on a deal is done but that the issue remains of how to ensure a transparent border … Continue reading BRUSSELS | EU says Brexit deal ‘within reach’ but work remains

BLED, Slovenia | EU’s chief Brexit negotiator says deal possible by November

BLED, Slovenia — The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator was cautiously optimistic Monday about the prospects of a deal with Britain by early November, in comments that triggered a big rally in the value of the pound. At a conference in the Alpine lake resort of Bled in northwestern Slovenia, Michel Barnier said a Brexit … Continue reading BLED, Slovenia | EU’s chief Brexit negotiator says deal possible by November