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In Britain
February 18, 2016 10:00 am gmt |
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The debate on the United Kingdom’s membership in the European Union (EU) is heating up as British Prime Minister David Cameron forges ahead with efforts to renegotiate terms with the politico-economic bloc. The “Remain” and “Leave” campaigns have their own opinions and p...
In Britain
February 16, 2016 10:09 am gmt |
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France reckons there is a will to reach a deal at a summit in Brussels this week on keeping Britain in the European Union, a French presidency source said after British Prime Minister David Cameron met French President Francois Hollande on Monday (Feb 15). The 28 European Union heads of state and gov...
In Britain
February 13, 2016 10:03 am gmt |
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David Cameron has said Britain will never “retreat from the world” and it is in Europe’s interests for the UK to stay in a reformed European Union. Speaking in Hamburg, the PM said changes he was seeking to UK membership would make Europe “more outward-looking, competitive and...
In Britain
February 9, 2016 5:10 am gmt |
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Staying in the European Union (EU) guarantees the UK borders stay in Calais, British Prime Minister David Cameron said in London on Monday (February 8). Earlier his spokesman said thousands of refugees could cross the Channel into England “overnight” if Britain voted to leave the EU 28-me...
In Britain
February 7, 2016 9:31 am gmt |
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Dozens of Tory members have accused David Cameron of showing disrespect to the party’s grassroots after he told MPs to disregard their views on Europe. In a letter to The Sunday Telegraph, the signatories from more than 40 Conservative associations said their opinions should be heard. They said...
In Britain
February 6, 2016 10:49 am gmt |
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British Prime Minister David Cameron visited Denmark on Friday (February 5) as he sought to win support for a proposed deal to keep Britain in the European Union. The 28 European Union member states will discuss the matter at a EU summit on February 18. Cameron said he won support from Poland. “...
In Britain
February 5, 2016 10:53 am gmt |
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David Cameron received qualified support for his EU renegotiation plan from his Polish counterpart on Friday, at the start of a two-country tour to firm up backing before the EU summit at which he hopes the proposals will be finalised. At a short press briefing in Warsaw, Cameron and his Polish count...
In Britain
February 5, 2016 6:42 am gmt |
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David Cameron is travelling to Poland and Denmark as he tries to win support for his package of reforms aimed at keeping Britain in the EU. A draft agreement was published this week and the prime minister is hoping a deal will be backed in two weeks. Proposals to curb EU migrants’ benefits are ...
In Europe
February 3, 2016 10:34 am gmt |
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A proposal to help persuade Britain to remain in the European Union is likely to be agreed by EU leaders, the Netherlands, which holds the EU rotating presidency, said on Wednesday (February 3). Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders told the European Parliament the proposal on reforming Britain’...
In Britain
February 3, 2016 9:50 am gmt |
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David Cameron is to attempt to persuade Conservative MPs to back a package of reforms he hopes will keep Britain in the European Union. The PM will field questions in the Commons about the draft deal paving the way for the UK’s EU in-out referendum. He said it would deliver the “substanti...
In Britain
February 1, 2016 10:55 am gmt |
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British Prime Minister David Cameron and the European Council President Donald Tusk failed on Sunday (Jan 31) to reach a deal on Britain’s European Union renegotiation after talks in London, agreeing instead to 24 hours of further discussion. “No deal yet. Intensive work in next 24 (hours...
In Britain
January 31, 2016 9:26 am gmt |
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David Cameron will suggest changes to a proposed “emergency brake” on in-work benefits for EU migrants when he meets the European Council president later. EU officials have suggested Britain could use the brake for up to four years, but would have to prove public services were under exces...
In Britain
January 30, 2016 5:09 am gmt |
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British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday (January 29) that a proposal made by the European Union in a renegotiation of the UK’s membership was “not enough” and needed more work for the two sides to reach agreement. “We don’t want a ‘something for nothing...
In Britain
January 29, 2016 5:41 am gmt |
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The UK is said to be closing in on a deal that would allow it to deny in-work benefits to people from other parts of the EU for up to four years. A source close to the negotiations with the EU said it would mean the UK could put an “emergency brake” on payments. The […]...
In Britain
January 27, 2016 5:05 am gmt |
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The UK’s EU renegotiation is not the top priority for EU leaders but the “ambition” is still for a February deal, the foreign secretary has said. Philip Hammond said the talks “are number one on our Europe agenda” but the EU has “other issues on its plate”. I...
In Britain
January 26, 2016 7:07 am gmt |
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Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have spoken by phone and agreed progress has been made in Britain’s renegotiation with the EU. Number 10 said both leaders saw there was genuine goodwill across Europe for Mr Cameron’s aims, but accepted there was work to do...
In Britain
January 24, 2016 10:34 am gmt |
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Angus Robertson, the SNP’s leader at Westminster, has requested a meeting with David Cameron to discuss the ongoing crisis in Yemen. He has urged the prime minister to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia claiming the weapons are being used in its military campaign in the neighbouring country. Mr Ro...
In Britain
January 21, 2016 7:05 am gmt |
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Lawmakers from Britain’s opposition party launched the “Labour Leave” campaign on Wednesday (Jan 20), splitting away from the Labour leadership’s position to campaign to stay in the EU. The Labour Party members of parliament are pressing for Britain to leave the European Union...
In Britain
January 18, 2016 11:57 am gmt |
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New rules will mean that from October, people coming to the UK on a five-year spousal visa will have to take a test after two and a half years to show they are making efforts to improve their English. Asked what would happen to those who failed, Mr Cameron told Today: “They can’t guarante...