• Why Theresa May's Salzburg humiliation increases the chance of a no-deal Brexit

    26 days ago - By Chron

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    This week was supposed to move the UK and EU closer towards a Brexit deal but ended with the prospect of no deal looking likelier than ever. What happened?
    Theresa May bluntly dismissed Michel Barnier's Northern Ireland border proposals, irritating EU leaders before the summit had even started.
    A Business Insider report that UK trade secretary Liam Fox was planning to water down EU regulations after Brexit caused outrage among EU leaders.
    May reacted with a chest-beating speech, warning that the EU must show "respect" to the UK. Brussels reacted with a collective shrug.
    The prospect...
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  • Why Theresa May's Salzburg humiliation increases the chance of a no-deal Brexit

    Why Theresa May's Salzburg humiliation increases the chance of a no-deal Brexit

    26 days ago - By Business Insider

    LONDON - Thursday's Salzburg summit was billed as a chance for Theresa May to gather warm words of support about her Brexit plans from European counterparts. It ended in abject humiliation for the UK prime minister as a succession of EU leaders queued up to slam her proposals as unworkable and her approach as uncompromising.
    And so a week that was supposed to move the UK and EU closer towards a deal ends with the prospect of no deal looking likelier than ever. What happened?
    The EU's bid to bolster May's premiership actually began a day before the summit. European diplomats and leaders...
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