Posts Tagged ‘European Union’

EU appoints first ambassador to UK

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 25, 2020
Portuguese diplomat Joao Vale de Almeida on Friday was appointed as the head of future EU diplomatic mission to the UK after Brexit, slated for Jan. 31.   In a statement, EU High Representative Josep Borrell said Almeida would head the first EU delegation to the U.K. as of the first day of February. In his […]

EU preparing delay to Brexit if the UK Parliament rejects Boris Johnson’s deal

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 18, 2019
There was a great deal of excitement among supporters of Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal on Thursday when European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker appeared to reject another delay to the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union. Asked whether he ruled out another extension, Juncker said he saw no need for another “prolongation.” “If we have […]

Delay in first legal challenge to UK’s Brexit plans

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 30, 2019
The first legal challenge to prevent British Prime Minister Boris Johnson from suspending Parliament amid the U.K.’s Brexit crisis was delayed in a Scottish court on Friday. The Court of Session in Edinburgh refused to take immediate legal action to prevent Johnson from suspending Parliament for several weeks during part of the period before the […]