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British proposal on citizens' rights after Brexit fails to impress European Union.

European Union leaders Friday were not impressed with British Prime Minister Theresa May's initial proposal to protect the rights of millions of citizens from different countries when Britain exits the bloc. May's offer to agree to residency, healthcare and other social benefits to citizens from...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Sen. Dean Heller Comes Out Against Obamacare Repeal Bill, E.U. and Japan Inch Closer to Trade Deal, and Johnny Depp Apologizes For Trump Assassination Joke: P.M. Links.

While the United States continues down its protectionist path, other areas of the world are gaining a bit more trade freedom. Japan and the European Union are reportedly nearing a trade deal that would rollback restrictions on food and automobile imports. Johnny Depp issued an apology for joking about assassinating ...

- Reason.com - US

Eurozone economy celebrates growth, though progress not uniform.

Several countries are celebrating steady growth in the eurozone economy, which just experienced its best quarter in six years. Surveys of France and Germany reflect that progress, while Italy, held back by debt and other weaknesses, faces more uncertainties.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

EU promises tough line on U.S., China while pushing for free trade.

BRUSSELS - German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday that Europe would react in kind if the United States did not play fair in trade, while EU leaders also agreed to consider screening investments by state-owned Chinese firms.

- Reuters - US

British PM May defends Brexit rights offer in face of EU doubts.

BRUSSELS - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her offer to let millions of EU citizens stay in Britain after Brexit as fellow EU leaders responded coolly on Friday to her opening move in negotiations on Britain's withdrawal.

- Reuters - US

EU Leaders To Discuss Migration, Security, Economic Issues.

EU leaders are expected to focus on migration, security, and economic issues as they wrap up their two-day summit in Brussels.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Imagine! Lennon brings no peace, but discord at EU summit.

BRUSSELS " If European Union chief Donald Tusk is still "a dreamer" about Britain having second thoughts on leaving the EU, some other EU leaders at a summit Thursday tried to dash his hopes.Discord over whether the exit process...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Strengthen existing protections to curb negative impact of sanctions, UN rights expert urges EU.

Noting progress made by the European Union to ensure that its sanctions allow for legal remedy and offer a measure of due process, a United Nations expert has called for further strengthening such measures to ensure that the human rights of those impacted are protected to the greatest extent.

- UN - INT

Daily News 23 / 06 / 2017.

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 23 / 06 / 2017 Brussels, 23 June 2017 Protecting Europeans: European Council of 22-23 June focuses on security and borders, defence, trade and economic development At the meeting of the European Council of 22-23 June, EU leaders welcomed the encouraging return to...

- EU - EU

Connecting Europe Facility – Results of the 2016 Transport calls for proposals.

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 23 June 2017 In the context of the Investment Plan for Europe, the Connecting Europe Facility plays a major role in stimulating European growth and jobs by bridging the investment gap in Europe, one of the Commission's top priorities.

- EU - EU

Investments in EU Transport: Commission proposes €2.7 billion for 152 projects.

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 June 2017 Today the European Commission is proposing to invest €2.7 billion in 152 key transport projects that support competitive, clean and connected mobility in Europe. In doing so, the Commission is firmly delivering on its Investment Plan for Europe and on Europe's ...

- EU - EU

Report on the state of EU-Lebanon relations: strengthening our partnership

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 June 2017 Over the past 2 years, the EU and Lebanon deepened their partnership. In view of increasing challenges, notably due to the crisis in Syria, the EU stepped up its support to Lebanon, boosting socio-economic development, reinforcing cooperation on security, education, ...

- EU - EU

EU scales up its assistance against cholera outbreak in Yemen

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 June 2017 EU humanitarian aid boosts funding against cholera outbreak in Yemen The European Commission is scaling up its response to an unprecedented cholera outbreak in Yemen with an additional €5 million, bringing total EU support for efforts to tackle the disease to...

- EU - EU

CALENDRIER du 26 juin au 02 juillet 2017

European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 23 June 2017 Déplacements et visites   Lundi 26 juin 2017 Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council Mr Frans Timmermans receives Mr Werner Faymann, Special Envoy of the United Nations on Youth Employment and former Chancellor of...

- EU - EU

Juncker says Britain's plan for EU citizens 'not sufficient'

BRUSSELS, Belgium, Jun 23 - European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said Friday that Britain's proposals to protect the rights of EU nationals after Brexit were “not sufficient”, while Belgium called the plan “particularly vague”. “That's a first step but this step is not ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

EU leaders boost support for Libya to halt migrant exodus

European Union leaders pledged Friday to boost their support for conflict-ravaged Libya as the number of people fleeing Africa on crowded, unsafe boats for better lives in Europe continues to rise.

- The Daily Star - LB

EU chief's one-word response to May's plan

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker isn't sure what the UK wants.

- BBC - UK

Brexit: EU leaders says UK offer could 'worsen situation'

Donald Tusk says offer to EU nationals could "worsen the situation" as Theresa May defends her plan.

- BBC - UK

Brexit forever or Brexit never?

By Guy Faulconbridge LONDON - In the year since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the future of Brexit has been thrown into question by Prime Minister Theresa May's failed gamble on a snap general election. While both May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party now explicitly support leaving the ...

- Sify - IN

A year after Brexit vote, European and UK shares diverge | Reuters

By Kit Rees | LONDON LONDON Another wobble in commodity-related shares saw British blue chips extend their underperformance against continental European peers on Friday, a year on from Britain's vote to leave the European Union.Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.3 percent to 7,413.33 points, weighed down by weakness in mining and ...

- Firstpost - IN

Offer to let EU citizens stay is fair, insists UK's May | Reuters

By Elizabeth Piper and Robin Emmott | BRUSSELS BRUSSELS Prime Minister Theresa May defended her offer to guarantee EU citizens living in Britain broadly the same rights as Britons on Friday, saying differences could be overcome by a "constructive" attitude to Brexit talks.In the first test of her negotiating strength after ...

- Firstpost - IN

May defends Brexit rights offer in face of EU doubts

BRUSSELS - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her offer to let millions of EU citizens stay in Britain after Brexit as fellow EU leaders responded coolly on Friday to her opening move in negotiations on Britain's withdrawal.

- Reuters - US

Brexit forever or Brexit never?

LONDON - In the year since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the future of Brexit has been thrown into question by Prime Minister Theresa May's failed gamble on a snap general election.

- Reuters - US

Britain, EU clash over Brexit proposals on citizens' rights

The European Union and Britain on Friday tripped over the first item in their Brexit talks — protecting the rights of each other's citizens — highlighting the potential for trouble ahead in their marathon negotiations.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Britain, EU clash over Brexit proposals on citizens' rights

British Prime Minister Theresa May's show of goodwill at the European Union summit left the 27 other EU leaders with "thousands of questions" and eagerly awaiting a more detailed proposal on the future right of EU citizens to remain in a departed Britain.

- FOX News - US

May's citizen rights offer leaves EU leaders cold

Cool reception for UK plan as Brexit pushed to sidelines of EU summit

- Financial Times - US

Theresa May's citizen rights offer leaves EU leaders cold

Cool reception for UK plan as Brexit pushed to sidelines of EU summit

- Financial Times - US

One year on from Brexit: What we don't know

It is one year to the day since Britain voted to leave the European Union in the Brexit' referendum, and things are still pretty crazy. There's been a change of Prime Minister, a snap election, and Nigel Farage has gone from being a fringe U.K. politician to a U.S. mid-table broadcast star. Life co...

- The Raw Story - US

France's Macron, eastern Europeans try to mend ties after disagreements

BRUSSELS - French President Emmanuel Macron and four eastern European Union leaders sought to turn the page on Friday after publicly trading barbs over their differences on issues ranging from jobs to the bloc's fundamental values.

- Reuters - US

Pound sticks above $1.27 after Theresa May promises rights to EU citizens

Sterling has climbed this morning in response to Prime Minister Theresa May's promise to allow 3m European Union citizens living in the UK the right to remain after Brexit. At time of writing, sterling was up 0.29 per cent at $1.27 as traders took the Prime Minister's promise as a sign of government developing a softer ...

- City AM - UK

Donald Tusk says PM's Brexit EU citizens offer is 'below our expectations'

Theresa May's pledge to European Union nationals has left senior European officials unimpressed. European Council president Donald Tusk was underwhelmed by Theresa May's pledge to EU nationals living in the UK, saying the proposal was "below our expectations" and risked making the situation worse. Meanwhile, EU ...

- City AM - UK

ECB's Draghi tells EU leaders expects economy, wages to grow

BRUSSELS, June 23 — The euro zone economy is growing and unemployment is falling, but underlying inflation is not rising because wage growth has not yet picked up, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi told European Union leaders. In a...

- The Malay Mail - MY

European Union migrants decry Theresa May's Brexit offer as stingy

In the year since the Brexit referendum, British employers have been increasingly sounding the alarm about the impact on their businesses.

- Zee News - IN

'A euphoric mood' – economists react to eurozone PMI

- Financial Times - US

The 12 months in which Britain turned from a seemingly confident leader into a stretched nation

The 2016 referendum on leaving the European Union has created a national identity crisis.

- Washington Post - US

Glencore paid $4bn in taxes, royalties in 2016

Triple-listed Glencore on Friday reported it had paid some $4-billion in taxes and royalties to governments in 2016. Some $1.78-billion related to payments in respect of the extractive activities under the reporting requirements of the European Union directive, the mining giant's yearly 'Payments to Governments' ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

It's the Anniversary of Britain's Independence Day – But Brexit Has Barely Left the Starting Blocks

One year on from the public's historic vote to Leave the European Union, negotiations have only just begun and MPs are still arguing over whether to actually go ahead with Brexit.

- Breitbart - US

May promises to let EU citizens stay in UK after Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May, known for her hardline stance on Brexit, has offered a sop to UK- based EU citizens by promising to allow them to stay in Britain after the countrys exit from the economic bloc. The announcement at a Brussels summit yesterday will come as a relief to an estimated 3 million EU nationals living ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Europe Markets: European stocks lower as oil shares sag; eurozone growth slows in June

Equities in Europe lost ground Friday, as energy shares extended losses in what's been a dreadful week for oil prices, while investors assessed mixed signals about the eurozone economy.

- Marketwatch - US

May's Brexit divorce deal branded 'not sufficient'

British Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to secure the rights of EU nationals after Brexit have been criticized as "not sufficient," by the head of the European Commission.

- CNN Top Stories - US

After May Brexit opening, EU leaders ask: where's the beef?

- Townhall.com - US

A look at Albania's leading election candidates

Albania holds parliamentary elections Sunday, a poll that will gauge the country's readiness to start European Union membership talks.

- FOX News - US

After May Brexit opening, EU leaders ask: where's the beef?

British Prime Minister Theresa May's show of goodwill at the European Union summit left the 27 other EU leaders with "thousands of questions" and eagerly awaiting a more detailed proposal on the future right of EU citizens to remain in a departed Britain.

- FOX News - US

May: ‘Very Fair’ Offer for EU Citizens Living in Britain After Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May says the offer she has made on the rights of European Union citizens living in Britain after Britain leaves the EU is “very fair” and “very serious.” May has offered to allow an estimated 3 million EU citizens living in the United Kingdom to remain in Britain ...

- Voice of America - US

Juncker has 'no' clear idea of kind of Brexit UK wants

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker was asked by press on Friday whether he was getting a clear idea of the kind of Brexit the UK government wants. His answer was very short: "No." He told another journalist that May's offer on citizens' rights, presented on Thursday, was "a first step, but this step is not ...

- EU Observer - EU

UK Offer to EU Citizens 'Very Fair', 'Very Serious': May

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday the offer she had made on the rights of EU citizens to live in Britain after Brexit was very fair and very serious and that her government would set out more detailed proposals on Monday, cited by Reuters reported. EU leaders greeted the offer made during a summit in ...

- Novinite - BG

Bulgaria, Estonia, Austria Approve Plan for EU Council Presidency Trio

Bulgaria, Estonia and Austria have officially approved the programme for the European Union's priorities in the next 18 months, at a meeting in Brussels between Prime Ministers Boyko Borisov, Juri Ratas and Christian Kern, the government's press office said. The programme is designed in response to expectations of the ...

- Novinite - BG

EU leaders seek unity on post-Trump trade dangers

EU leaders tackle the thorny topic of globalization at a summit on Friday with deep divisions between proponents of free markets and others seeking more protections, most notably France

- The Daily Star - LB

Good start, not enough say EU leaders about May’s Brexit offer

Theresa May offered fellow EU leaders a "fair" deal on Thursday for compatriots living in Britain after Brexit, though her peers sounded sceptical and demanded more detail from a prime minister weakened by an electoral misfire two weeks ago.

- BDNews24 - BD

Six graphs show the state of the UK economy a year after the Brexit vote

It has been a year since British voters went to the polls and voted by a narrow margin to leave the European Union. The Brexit referendum triggered a heated debate about the potential economic effects of Brexit. But what has actually happened to the UK economy in the year since the Brexit vote? Thes...

- The Raw Story - US

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