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Brussels airport deports Danish woman wearing niqab

A Danish woman, who allegedly refused to take off her niqab, the religious outfit covering face and full body, has been deported from the Brussels airport after police were unable to identify her, a Belgian official said.

Britons will ‘soon regret’ Brexit – Juncker

The European Commission President has said Britons will "soon regret" Brexit during a state of the union address in Brussels.

Brexit bill passes first vote in British parliament

British MPs voted in favour of a bill Tuesday to end Britain’s EU membership, a key moment for the government’s Brexit strategy despite opposition accusations of an unprecedented power grab.

Merkel warns of consequences for EU asylum laggards

Countries that fail to take part in the quota scheme for assigning asylum seekers around the European Union could themselves be denied help in other areas, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday.

British proposal on Ireland ‘worries me’ – EU Brexit negotiator

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator said Thursday he is ready to step up the pace of talks with Britain as he voiced concern about progress and London's proposal for the border with Ireland.

Dalung promises to deliver 2018 World Cup ticket

Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, says the Super Eagles will deliver the 2018 World Cup ticket to Nigerians.

EU’s Barnier urges UK to start ‘negotiating seriously’

EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier on Monday warned Britain to start "negotiating seriously" as London and Brussels kicked off a third round of tense Brexit talks.

Brexit talks: Ireland calls for realism on borders

Much of the future border arrangements between Northern Ireland and Ireland can be solved before Brexit talks enter the next phase, Ireland’s foreign minister, Simon Coveney, said.

Brexit talks face ‘very big gap’ as new round begins

Britain and the EU kick off a third round of Brexit talks Monday still sharply divided over what comes first -- London's future relationship with the bloc or the costly divorce settlement.

Brexit talks to resume in Brussels

Formal Brexit talks are due to resume in Brussels later, with British negotiators urging the EU to show “flexibility and imagination”.

UK warns EU not to ‘drag its feet’ on Brexit

The European Union should not “drag its feet” in negotiating Brexit, a British government source said on Sunday ahead of a fresh round of UK-EU divorce talks in Brussels this week.

Buckingham Palace attacker had ‘4-foot sword’, shouted ‘Allahu akbar’

A man arrested under the Terrorism Act after deliberately driving at police outside Queen Elizabeth II’s Buckingham Palace residence in London had a “four-foot sword” in his car, police said on Saturday.

Man with knife shot dead after stabbing soldier in Belgium

A man wielding a knife was shot dead Friday after wounding a soldier in Brussels in a suspected “terrorist attack” while in London counter-terror detectives were investigating a similar attack on police near Buckingham Palace.

‘Very big gap’ ahead of Brexit talks

Britain and the EU are very far apart on the main issues just days ahead of crunch Brexit talks, EU officials said Friday, blaming London's "lack of substance" for holding up progress.

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