Wednesday, May 3, 2017

EU says 'deal with reality' after May's comments

Senior EU figures are expected to react later to Theresa May's combative speech in which she accused some in Brussels of "not wanting Britain to prosper".

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Why is PM really picking a fight with Brussels?

The podium speech after the dissolution of Parliament is the Prime Minister's chance to make a pitch for office framed by the famous doorway, but on Wednesday the tone was sharp and uncompromising.

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EU chief: Brexit won't be quick and painless

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator has said talks on Britain's exit will not be concluded "quickly and painlessly".

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EU could demand €100bn Brexit divorce bill

The UK could be asked to pay as much as €100bn (£84.5bn) as part of its divorce settlement with the European Union.

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tories warn of £45bn Labour tax 'bombshell'

A £45bn "black hole" in Labour's financial plans will trigger a tax and debt "bombshell" if the party is in government, the Conservatives have claimed.

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Election presses on as Parliament dissolved

Theresa May will travel to Buckingham Palace today to mark the dissolution of Parliament and the official start of the election campaign.

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