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Despite 'big gaps', UK and EU talk up Brexit prospects

10:12am IST

BRUSSELS Prime Minister Theresa May and other EU leaders voiced renewed confidence on Thursday they could secure a Brexit deal, saying they were working hard to overcome the hurdles that only days ago brought the talks to a halt. | Video

Take it or leave it? EU offers May few options on Brexit deal

18 Oct 2018

BRUSSELS The European Union and Britain have given themselves a few more weeks to break the deadlock in their Brexit talks but for Brussels the delay seems mainly about Prime Minister Theresa May dealing with critics back in London.

Irish PM sees "huge difficulties" with UK-wide Brexit border backstop

18 Oct 2018

BRUSSELS The European Union would have "huge difficulties" agreeing to a United Kingdom-wide Irish border backstop as it would expose the bloc's single market to unfair competition, Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Thursday.

EU moves closer to overcoming migration feud

18 Oct 2018

BRUSSELS The head of the European Parliament said on Thursday EU countries who refuse to host refugees could instead pay more for EU migration and development projects in Africa, signalling possible compromise to end a bruising dispute in the bloc.

May seeks to reassure EU leaders on Brexit deal

18 Oct 2018

BRUSSELS British Prime Minister Theresa May assured EU leaders in Brussels on Wednesday that she can still reach a Brexit deal, avoiding a showdown over stalled talks as Brussels stepped up planning for a failure of negotiations.

Italy renews pro-Russia push ahead of EU summit

17 Oct 2018

BRUSSELS Italy's eurosceptic government is pushing for a reduction of tensions between the European Union and Russia but risks isolation in Brussels as EU partners seek instead stronger measures to deter Moscow from interfering in EU affairs.

Italy renews pro-Russia push ahead of EU summit

17 Oct 2018

* Italy resists EU sanctions on states conducting cyber-attacks

EU leaders to seek cyber sanctions, press Asia for action: draft statements

17 Oct 2018

BRUSSELS The European Union should agree a sanctions law to target computer hackers by early next year, the bloc's leaders are set to say on Thursday and will also seek a pledge from Russia and China to help stop cyber attacks, internal EU documents show.

EU leaders prepare hardball Brexit summit for May

17 Oct 2018

BRUSSELS European Union leaders will give British Prime Minister Theresa May a tough reception in Brussels on Wednesday, warning her to rally support at home for the Brexit deal on offer or be cut loose without one in March.

Stand together, Britain's May calls for unity on Brexit

16 Oct 2018

LONDON/LUXEMBOURG British Prime Minister Theresa May told her ministers on Tuesday they would secure a Brexit deal if they stood together, calling for a show of unity to silence those pressing her to rethink her strategy for leaving the European Union.

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