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EU: UK Brexit minister’s resignation not a problem

The resignation of Britain’s Brexit minister David Davis is not a problem for the EU, a spokesman for the bloc said Monday, insisting Brussels was ready to negotiate a deal “24/7”.

Facebook to hear EU Parliament hearing live

Facebook Chief Executive Officer, Mark Zuckerberg’s upcoming meeting with European Union lawmakers regarding global data scandal involving Facebook will now be streamed live online, the European Parliament’s president confirmed, on Monday.

British prime minister apologises to Caribbean leaders over deportation row

Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday personally apologised to Caribbean leaders after her government threatened to deport people who emigrated to Britain in the 1950s and 1960s.

EU Parliament backs opening next round of Brexit talks

The European Parliament on Wednesday gave its backing to opening the next phase of Brexit talks, but said Britain must “fully and faithfully” turn last week’s hard-fought divorce deal into a final exit treaty.

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.

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Minimum wage: Kayode Fayemi canvasses upward review of federal allocation to states

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Saturday said that the Federal Government needed to address the current revenue allocation formula, to enable state governments to pay the new minimum wage being requested by workers.
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Alexander Zverev stuns Roger Federer to reach ATP Finals title match

Roger Federer will end the year tantalisingly short of his 100th career title after he was forced to bow to “the young prince’’ Alexander Zverev at the ATP Finals on Saturday.