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Brexit talks progressing, but issues remain -- British PM.

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday that Brexit talks were making progress but that there were outstanding issues on the divorce settlement and the border with EU member Ireland.

- GMA News - PH

Ten days to crack Brexit deal, EU tells May.

BRUSSELS - The European Union handed Prime Minister Theresa May a 10-day "absolute deadline" to improve her Brexit divorce offer or face failure in persuading EU leaders to open trade talks with Britain at a December summit.

- Reuters - US

Britain has 10 days to deliver on all key Brexit issues: Tusk.

Britain has only 10 days left to deliver on all three areas of its divorce terms with the European Union if London wants to start talks on a transition period after Brexit and a future relationship, the chairman of EU leaders Donald Tusk said

- The Daily Star - LB

Ireland: No-confidence vote could prompt snap elections before critical EU Brexit summit.

Ireland's opposition has called for a vote of no confidence in the deputy prime minister. The government could collapse ahead of an EU summit addressing the post-Brexit border between Ireland and Northern Ireland.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Brexit: May says positive vibe but EU warns of 'huge challenge'.

But the EU says it will still be a "huge challenge" to move onto the next phase of talks next month.

- BBC - UK

Here's what the science says about animal sentience.

There seems to be significant confusion about what happened in the British parliament when MPs discussed a proposed amendment to the EU Bill to formally recognise animal sentience. But where science is concerned, animal sentience is in no doubt.

- PhysOrg - NL

Border issue a 'matter for negotiations' in talks.

Northern Ireland's membership of the EU customs union after Brexit is "a matter for negotiations", Downing Street has suggested.

- RTE - IE

UK has 10 days to deliver on key Brexit issues - Tusk.

President of the European Council Donald Tusk says Britain has only ten days left to deliver on all three areas of its divorce terms with the European Union.

- RTE - IE

UK insists border stance unchanged.

The UK government has backed away from suggestions that Northern Ireland's continued membership of the EU customs union could be up for negotiation in Brexit talks.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Only seven EU states have 'advanced' stage climate plans.

Only seven EU member states – Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden, and UK – are at an advanced stage in the development of an "integrated national energy and climate plan", a European Commission document showed on Friday. The other 21 EU member states were still "at an initial stage". The ...

- EU Observer - EU

Chinese the most bullish on EU investment, report finds.

Chinese investors are more positive and optimistic about prospects in the EU than their US and European counterparts, a new study has shown. And Brexit will not change that trend.

- EU Observer - EU

Trade talks could only start post-Brexit

Substantive negotiations on an EU-UK free trade deal would only start once Brexit is a reality. The main issue could be how much the UK would want to retain elements of the single market, and what the EU agrees to.

- EU Observer - EU

Theresa May urges European Union to step forward together for Brexit deal

Prime Minister Theresa May urged the EU to "step forward together" with Britain on Friday as the bloc`s leaders hoped she would finally offer a compromise to reach a Brexit divorce deal in December.

- Zee News - IN

May urges EU to 'step forward' with UK for Brexit deal

BRUSSELS, Nov 24 — Prime Minister Theresa May urged the EU to step forward together' with Britain today as the bloc's leaders hoped she would finally offer a compromise to reach a Brexit divorce deal in December. The embattled British...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Britain has 10 days to deliver on all key Brexit issues: Tusk

BRUSSELS - Britain has only 10 days left to deliver on all three areas of its divorce terms with the European Union if London wants to start talks on a transition period after Brexit and a future relationship, the chairman of EU leaders Donald Tusk said.

- Reuters - US

Jeremy Corbyn tears into the Tories over incoherent Brexit bumbling

https://youtu.be/FVpE3LfpV_Y?t=2m43s A frequent criticism of Jeremy Corbyn and the revitalised, principled, post-Blair Labour Party is their lack of clarity on Brexit -- some speculated that Corbyn felt that Brexit would, at least, allow for re-nationalisation of privatised industries, something the EU might block -- but at ...

- Boing Boing - US

Europe's New Eastern Question

The European Union has been shaken by Brexit, Donald Trump's election in the United States, and now political uncertainty in Germany. But the future of the EU is also being written in Poland, Hungary, Ukraine, and Russia, with profound implications for democratic institutions and regional security.

- Project Syndicate - US

Brexit: Brits in France urged to lobby MEPs to stand up for their rights

Brits in France, or at least those who are against Brexit, are being urged to lobby their MEPs to urge them to do what is necessary to protect their citizens' rights as Brexit negotiations between the EU and the UK reach crunch time.

- The Local - INT

Trade Scenarios after Brexit: Implications for the UK, the EU and the US

Invitation Only Research Event 12 Dec 2017 - 08:15 to 09:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Europe Programme Ambassador Charles Ries, Vice President, RAND InternationalDr Marco Hafner, Senior Economist, RAND Europe For the last 44 years, the UK's trade policy has been negotiated ...

- Chatham House - UK

May urges EU to 'step forward' with UK for Brexit deal

Prime Minister Theresa May urged the EU to "step forward together" with Britain on Friday as the bloc's leaders hoped she would finally offer a compromise to reach a Brexit divorce deal in December.The...

- Expatica - NL

Irish government set to fall weeks before Brexit summit

DUBLIN - Ireland's minority government looked set to collapse on Friday after the party propping it up submitted a motion of no confidence in the deputy prime minister, weeks before a summit on Britain's plans to leave the European Union.

- Reuters - US

Irish government faces crisis at crunch time for Brexit

Ireland's government is at risk of collapse, three weeks before a crucial European Union summit on Brexit.

- FOX News - US

EU approves joint Irish electricity scheme

The European Commission approved Friday a new mechanism jointly operated by the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland to ensure sufficient future capacity to meet electricity demand at all times on both sides of the border. The Commission said the scheme, which is set to start in March, respects EU state aid rules. ...

- EU Observer - EU

EU's Juncker Says Dec. 4 Meeting with May will Show if Brexit Progress Made

The president of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday that a meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May on December 4 will allow the EU to see whether sufficient progress was made on Brexit talks, Reuters reported.I will meet the British prime minister on 4 December. Then we will see if there ...

- Novinite - BG

From Ducks to Trucks, Ireland's Exporters Pivot for Brexit

Ireland, the European Union member with the greatest economic stake in the U.K.'s exit from the bloc,is preparing for Brexit, as the government offers aid and businesses diversify.

- Wall Street Journal - US

EUobserver: UK to call out 'hostile' Russia at EU summit

British leader Theresa May aims to designate Russia as a “hostile state” and to pledge more than 110 million euros to fight Russian propaganda at an EU summit on Nov. 24. The post EUobserver: UK to call out 'hostile' Russia at EU summit appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

May calls on EU to move with Britain to open Brexit trade talks

BRUSSELS - British Prime Minister Theresa May repeated her wish on Friday to make a joint move with the European Union to open negotiations on a post-Brexit trade deal.

- Reuters - US

Britain's May steps up efforts to broaden Brexit talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May is stepping up her lobbying efforts to broaden Brexit negotiations with the European Union to future relations and trade, as the talks bog down on preliminary issues.

- FOX News - US

"Brexit is madness" says Gibraltar CM: instead of looking to the future it looks to the past

Gibraltar's presence in an increasingly interconnected world means it will not be isolated as a result of Brexit, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said on Spanish television, even as he described the UK's withdrawal from the European Union as madness'.

- MercoPress - FK

Tweets of the Week: German politics, EU agencies, and Barnier on Brexit

Merkel's got a lot to prove, EU agencies are on the move, and Barnier thinks Brexit won't be smooth.

- EurActive - UK

UK PM to warn EU of 'hostile state' threat

PM will also meet European Council President Donald Tusk to discuss Brexit progress.

- BBC - UK

EU Reward to Britain for Brexit Concessions May Prove Meager

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May appears ready to offer politically painful concessions to the EU to advance Brexit talks, but the eventual reward,moving talks onto the future trade relationship and a post-Brexit transition, may prove meager.

- Wall Street Journal - US

May wants EU, UK to 'move together' to Brexit trade talks

BRUSSELS - British Prime Minister Theresa May repeated her wish on Friday to make a joint move with the European Union to open negotiations on a post-Brexit trade deal.

- Reuters - US

May to hold fresh talks with Donald Tusk amid growing 'divorce bill' pressure

Theresa May will reaffirm Britain's ongoing commitment to European security as she faces further pressure from EU leaders to spell out how she intends to settle the UK's Brexit "divorce bill".

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Paris primed to host EU banking regulator

Brexit evacuee prepares for life alongside thermonuclear R&D agency

- Financial Times - US

Irish Row Could Collapse Government, Delay Brexit

The Irish government was on the verge of collapse Thursday after the party whose votes Prime Minister Leo Varadkar depends on to pass legislation said it would seek to remove the deputy prime minister in a breach of their cooperation agreement. The crisis comes three weeks ahead of a European Union summit in which the Irish ...

- Voice of America - US

Brexit fears spur businesses to stockpile goods

Supply chain groups fill up warehouses to prevent shortages after EU departure

- Financial Times - US

Ahead of EU Brexit summit, Irish government on verge of collapse

The Irish government was on the verge of collapse on Thursday after the party whose votes Prime Minister Leo Varadkar depends on to pass legislation said it would seek to remove the deputy prime minister in a breach of their cooperation agreement.

- Zee News - IN

European Union: British cities can't compete as 2023 Capital of Culture host

The European Union has declared that a British city can't become a host city in the 2023 European Capital of culture because the monarchy is departing the EU.

- UPI - US

Irish government on verge of collapse ahead of EU Brexit summit

The opposition Fianna Fail party appeared set to break the terms of a 'confidence and supply' deal as it said it would put a motion of no confidence in Deputy Prime Minister Frances Fitzgerald

- The Globe and Mail - CA

UK trade secretary Liam Fox to visit NZ

British trade secretary Liam Fox will arrive in New Zealand tomorrow – another high-level visit as the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union and forge its own trade deals.Fox will be in the country until next Tuesday,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Theresa May to warn of 'hostile' Russia threat to EU security

PM will also meet European Council President Donald Tusk to discuss Brexit progress.

- BBC - UK

Irish government on verge of collapse ahead of EU Brexit summit

DUBLIN - The Irish government was on the verge of collapse on Thursday after the party whose votes Prime Minister Leo Varadkar depends on to pass legislation said it would seek to remove the deputy prime minister in a breach of their cooperation agreement.

- Reuters - US

Factbox: What progress? EU's price for Brexit breakthrough | Reuters

BRUSSELS - Prime Minister Theresa May will hold talks in Brussels on Friday as Britain and the EU try to orchestrate a deal on divorce terms in the next three weeks that can unlock negotiations on post-Brexit trade. Anti-Brexit protesters wave EU and Union flags outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, November ...

- Firstpost - IN

Factbox: What progress? EU's price for Brexit breakthrough

BRUSSELS - Prime Minister Theresa May will hold talks in Brussels on Friday as Britain and the EU try to orchestrate a deal on divorce terms in the next three weeks that can unlock negotiations on post-Brexit trade. These are key points EU officials and diplomats say she must be ready to concede by the time she returns for ...

- Sify - IN

Irish government on verge of collapse ahead of EU Brexit summit

DUBLIN - The Irish government was on the verge of collapse on Thursday after the party whose votes Prime Minister Leo Varadkar depends on to pass legislation said it would move to remove the deputy prime minister in a breach of their cooperation agreement.

- Reuters - US

Scotland irate as Brexit kills 'Capital of Culture' bid

LONDON: UK politicians expressed dismay Thursday after the European Union booted Britain out of the contest to become European Capital of Culture because of Brexit.

- BangkokPost - TH

Leaked report: UK Brexit process 'chaotic'

A leaked internal Irish government paper documents EU figures' concerns about the Brexit process.

- BBC - UK

EU on the Brink: 'No Deal' Brexit Leaves Brussels With No Money for France, Germany

The European Union's unelected standing executive is growing nervous at the prospect of the budget cuts which a 'No Deal' outcome to the Brexit talks would entail.

- Breitbart - US

Brexit: EU cancels British bids for European Capital of Culture 2023

A looming Brexit makes Britain ineligible to host the EU's year-long cultural title, the EU has confirmed, describing it as a matter of "common sense." Some British cities had already launched selection campaigns.

- Deutsche Welle - DE