EU chief executive sets conditions for Brexit deal this year
Wednesday, 17 June 2020 () The European Union will do its best to seal an agreement on new ties with Britain by the end of the year but will not compromise its core values to achieve that, the bloc's chief executive, Ursula von der Leyen, said on Wednesday.
As many as 20 major EU banks are set to announce details for a new payments initiative in the very near future. This announcement came from Electronic Payments International. Business Insider reports the system is referred to as the Pan European Payment System Initiative (PEPSI). It will process card payments in addition to making fund transfers and mobile payments without using Mastercard's or Visa's network.
The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process. Quote from Sarah Hewin, Chief economist at Standard Chartered, speaking to the Financial Times.
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[NFA] British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said a deal could be sealed in July with “a bit of oomph,” but European officials see no way through the Brexit deadlock. On the 4th anniversary of Britain’s historic vote, Megan Revell explains where things stand with Brexit.
Pierrette Herzberger-Fofana, a German Green party deputy who was born in Mali, told the European Parliament on Wednesday that she was a victim of "extremely traumatic" police violence outside a Brussels railway station. Olivia Chan reports.
The European Commission on Wednesday unveiled a plan to borrow on the market and then disburse to EU countries 750 billion euros in grants and loans to help them recover from their coronavirus slump. Francis Maguire reports.
Bafta chief executive Amanda Berry admits she was surprised not to see Olivia Colman nominated for the TV Baftas for her portrayal of the Queen in The Crown but says it was a very strong category this..
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