Theresa May confirms to exit as PM on June 7
24 May 2019 – 15:42 | No Comment

After the UK Parliament rejected her Brexit plans for the third time, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has decided to step down as leader of the Conservative Party.
She announced her departure after talks with Graham …

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MPs vote to take control of Brexit
26 Mar 2019 – 10:09
MPs vote to take control of Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May had hoped that the third time would do the trick. After failing twice to get her withdrawal agreement with the EU through Parliament, she was gearing up for a fresh …

EU remains firmly in control of the Brexit timetable
22 Mar 2019 – 11:24
EU remains firmly in control of the Brexit timetable

The EU leaders have rejected Theresa May’s request for an extension to June 30. Instead, they have imposed two new dates — if Parliament approves May’s deal, Britain shall leave on May 22. If it …

EU slaps down Theresa May’s request to extend Brexit until June 30
20 Mar 2019 – 15:46
EU slaps down Theresa May’s request to extend Brexit until June 30

The EU leaders have been quick in their response to UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s recent request to extend Brexit until June 30. As the elections to the European Parliament are due to take place in …

EU Council President Donald Tusk supports a ‘long’ Brexit delay
14 Mar 2019 – 15:00
EU Council President Donald Tusk supports a ‘long’ Brexit delay

Hours ahead of a parliamentary vote on whether the UK should seek an Article 50 extension, European Council President Donald tusk has said he is open to a “long” delay to Brexit if the UK …

MPs vote against second referendum
14 Mar 2019 – 13:10
MPs vote against second referendum

Just as the UK Parliament is braced for a third meaningful vote next week, MPs yesterday voted against a second referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union, and voted down amendments seeking the …

MPs reject Theresa May’s Brexit deal by 149 votes
12 Mar 2019 – 20:08
MPs reject Theresa May’s Brexit deal by 149 votes

With just 17 days to go until the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May has faced a second humiliating defeat on her Brexit deal with MPs voting down …

The future of European development
14 Jul 2017 – 10:00
The future of European development

The challenges facing the EU and its neighbours over the next two years are numerous and increasing by the day. Linda McAvan MEP fears that the EU cannot deliver the SDGs as planned if Brexit …

Europe must take control of the migration crisis
30 Mar 2016 – 12:43
Europe must take control of the migration crisis

Will 2016 be a better year for migrants? It will be, if we take urgent action to stop Europe from falling apart. Demetrios G. Papademetriou, Founder and President, Migration Policy Institute Europe, offers a five-point-cluster …

Bridging climate science and policy making
30 Mar 2016 – 10:29
Bridging climate science and policy making

UNEP’s role in Paris was to help countries make a bridge between climate science and policy, identify and analyse options, and gain confidence to move on their climate commitments.  Mark Radka, Head, UNEP’s Climate and …

Scotland must not be dragged out of the EU against its will
21 Apr 2015 – 10:28
Scotland must not be dragged out of the EU against its will

As calls for a referendum on EU membership grow louder in the run-up to the UK General Election, Humza Yousaf MSP from the Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) argues the case for Scotland’s place in the …