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Who is Michel Barnier? Meet the EU's chief Brexit negotiator

Image copyright AFP Image caption Michel Barnier has been an MEP, a Commissioner and the French foreign minister The British papers love a French villain at the heart of the EU. 517 more words

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EU surrenders unconditionally to Britain in Brexit negotiations.

A sadder and wiser Michel Barnier announced today that the EU intended to capitulate to whatever the British government wanted from Europe, offering Britain all the benefits of the single market without Britain having to make a single contribution in return. 559 more words

Taskforce on Article 50 negotiations with the United Kingdom | European Commission

Useful website here with information about who is negotiating and a little about issues at stake too. It would be nice to have this for the UK as well, no? 11 more words

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Theresa May's Trump Card

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Since the Brexit referendum of 2016, the United Kingdom (UK) under its Prime-Minister Theresa May has opted for a hard-Brexit — a choice that, according to critics, would cost the state 60 billion Euros to the European Union (EU). 3,638 more words

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Michel Barnier appointed Brexit negotiator for the EU

Michel Barnier is appointed Brussels’ chief negotiator for the UK’s exit talks with the EU.

There is concern that Michel Barnier is no friend of the UK and there is speculation that he blames the UK for losing his job as EU commissioner for internal markets and services. 37 more words

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