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After Brexit, Colin Firth Gets Italian Citizenship

September 24, 2017 |

British actor Colin Firth says he has taken Italian citizenship as a “sensible” move amid global political uncertainty. Firth, who is married to environmentalist Livia Giuggioli, says he has become a dual UK-Italian citizen, and his wife is applying for British nationality. Their two sons already have dual citizenship. In…

May Calls for Two-Year Brexit Transition Period

September 22, 2017 |

British Prime Minister Theresa May proposed a transition period of “around two years” following the U.K.’s exit from the European Union to allow businesses and public services to adjust to Brexit. What’s News Europe

EU Urges U.K. to Swiftly Address Brexit Stalemate

September 21, 2017 |

On the eve of a closely watched speech on Brexit by U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, the European Union’s chief negotiator said Britain needs to speedily present concrete proposals on all the main sticking points for talks to advance. What’s News Europe

U.K. Minister Poses Brexit Challenge for May

September 19, 2017 |

A newspaper piece by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson underscores Prime Minister Theresa May’s struggle to quell dissent in her cabinet over her plans for Britain’s departure from the EU. What’s News Europe

U.K.’s May Wins Vote on Brexit Bill but Debate Over How to Exit EU Rages On

September 12, 2017 |

British Prime Minister Theresa May won a key vote on Brexit legislation, but she faces tough battles ahead in getting Parliament to support her vision for how the U.K. should exit the EU. What’s News Europe

Theresa May Faces Big Brexit Test in Parliament

September 8, 2017 |

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced her first major parliamentary hurdle on Brexit since the start of negotiations with the European Union. Lawmakers debated whether a bill to transpose EU laws on to the U.K. statute book hands too much power to the executive. What’s News Europe

Brexit Talks Stall as Tone Sharpens

September 1, 2017 |

After six months of largely civil conversations between Britain and the European Union, Brexit talks appear to be heading toward conflict, Valentina Pop and Jenny Gross write, as a deadlock over money and timing deepens. What’s News Europe

Brexit Talks Resume in Brussels

August 28, 2017 |

British and European Union negotiators resumed Brexit talks Monday but officials played down the prospect of breakthroughs on a handful of nettlesome issues related to the U.K.’s departure from the bloc. What’s News Europe

Brexit Uncertainty Slows U.K. Business Investment, Immigration From EU

August 24, 2017 |

Immigration to the U.K. from the European Union slowed sharply in the year through March, while business investment in the second quarter was flat, highlighting how last year’s Brexit vote is weighing on the British economy. What’s News Europe

Debate Over Whether EU Might Influence British Law After Brexit

August 23, 2017 |

The British government said Tuesday it wants to end the “direct jurisdiction” of the European Court of Justice after it leaves the European Union, but left open the possibility of allowing European courts indirect sway. What’s News Europe