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Labour uses leaked document to accuse Johnson of lying about post-Brexit customs checks

By |december 6th, 2019|Boris Johnson, Brexit, customs duties, Irish backstop, Jeremy Corbyn, News, UK election|

The opposition Labour party has used a leaked government document to accuse Boris Johnson of lying about new customs checks between Northern Ireland and Britain..

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The Brief – No choice at all

By |december 5th, 2019|News, The Brief|

Let’s face it: the choice facing British voters next Thursday is not an appealing one. Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn are locked in an unpopularity contest – both are deeply divisive, on Brexit and a swathe of domestic policies – and the winner will be the person deemed least unpalatable.

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Brexit party imploding after four MEPs defect to back Boris Johnson

By |december 5th, 2019|John Longworth, News, Nigel Farage, The Brexit Party, UK general election|

The Brexit party, formed by veteran Eurosceptic Nigel Farage, is in danger of imploding after suffering a series of high-profile defections and expulsions a week before the UK's general election on 12 December.

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Africa relations are ‘not equal’, leaders warn EU

By |december 3rd, 2019|EU-Africa relations, EU-Africa trade, News, Von der Leyen Commission|

As the field of competitors for investing in Africa becomes more crowded, the EU will have to quickly improve its offer. The challenge for Ursula von der Leyen's new European Commission will be to turn the so-called ‘partnership of equals’ promised by her predecessor into something concrete.

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The Brief, powered by BP – The trade elephant in the room

By |november 29th, 2019|News, The Brief|

Ursula von der Leyen’s speech in Strasbourg this week touched on the idea of a ‘geopolitical Commission’ without specifically mentioning Africa. But that’s not a surprise or a slight.

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UK must stick to EU ‘level playing field’ to get Brexit trade deal, says Barnier

By |november 27th, 2019|Brexit, Brexit negotiations, News, UK elections|

EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier told MEPs on Tuesday (26 November) that the UK would have to agree to maintain a ‘level playing field’ and not undercut EU regulation to secure a trade agreement.

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African migration is a ‘generational’ issue, say UN officials

By |november 26th, 2019|EU migration pact, EU migration policy, EU-Africa relations, EU-Africa trade, News|

The raw numbers of migrants may have fallen, but the migration of many African youth to Europe is set to continue. That is the message from top officials in the UN Development Programme.

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The Brief, powered by CEPI – The permanent non-campaign

By |november 20th, 2019|News, The Brief|

What do you call a political party that is not allowed to campaign? The answer: European. It sounds and, indeed, is counterintuitive but that is the strait-jacket that the pan-European political parties find themselves trapped in.

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European Political Parties and Foundations: The ’tissue’ that connects?

By |november 20th, 2019|European political parties, european politics, News|

To the average European citizen, the political groups in the European Parliament, which help shape EU-wide legislation, are a vaguely familiar concept. But there is much less knowledge of the European political parties (as opposed to groups) and the th...

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EU nationals face delays, difficulties with Brexit settlement scheme, new report finds

By |november 19th, 2019|Brexit, citizens' rights, EU migration, Home Office, News|

The difficulties facing EU nationals wishing to remain living in the UK have been highlighted in a report published on Tuesday (19 November) by Migrant Voice.

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