EU must weigh cost and benefit of any Brexit delay: Barnier
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 Any Brexit delay would cause economic and political costs for the European Union, which must be weighed carefully against potential benefits, the bloc's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Tuesday.
British Prime Minister Theresa May requested a three-month delay to Brexit on Wednesday after her failure to get a deal ratified by parliament left the United Kingdom's divorce from the European Union in turmoil. Rough cut (no reporter narration)
Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom plays down speculation that the latest delay could mean the end of Brexit. She said: "We have to use this time to make sure that we deliver the Brexit we..
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Diplomatic sources said French President Emmanuel Macron spoke about the Brexit delay. According to Reuters, Macron said any Brexit delay after June 30 would undermine the bloc. EU leaders are meeting..
French President Emmanuel Macron says he takes responsibility for blocking a long Brexit delay and convincing other European Union leaders to agree to a shorter one in order to preserve the functioning..
Prime Minister Theresa May signaled to other EU leaders on Wednesday she was open to accepting a longer Brexit delay if she could cut it short, EU officials said, describing her performance at a summit..
The European Union hopes cross-party talks in the United Kingdom will yield a majority in the House of Commons for the stalled Brexit deal and is willing to... Reuters Also reported by •RTE.ie •WorldNews