1242 GMT December 13, 2019
EU's Barnier digs in over divorce deal as MPs' Brexit showdown looms
EU negotiator Michel Barnier said in an interview published Sunday the bloc will not change the divorce deal agreed with Britain as MPs prepare for a showdown week over Brexit.
Germany urges US to talk with Iran
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas reiterated on Friday that a thaw in US-Iran tensions must result in new talks about the 2015 nuclear deal.
Thousands of Britons protest Johnson's Brexit move
Demonstrators rallied on Saturday in cities across Britain against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's controversial move to suspend parliament weeks before Brexit.
UK civil service workers tasked to work, or quit over Brexit
Civil servants in the UK are now asking whether they should continue to work or quit, as the looming prorogue of Parliament further strangles policymaking in central government.
Five flip-flopping ministers now keeping mum over prorogation
Five Conservative cabinet members who once rejected the idea of Parliamentary prorogation are now very tight-lipped following PM Boris Johnson’s announcement to suspend Parliament next month.
British PM warns MPs against trying to block Brexit
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday warned any attempt by MPs next week to stop Brexit or delay it beyond October 31 would do "lasting damage" to public trust in politics.
EU to keep working to preserve Iran nuclear deal: Mogherini
The European Union will work to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and would welcome any moves to add to its conditions, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Friday.
Is Europe losing ground in its fight against measles?
Europe is losing ground in the fight against measles according to a new report released by the World Health Organization.
Four European states lose measles eradication status: WHO
Measles cases are skyrocketing in Europe and the disease is surging in four countries previously considered to have eliminated it, including the UK, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned.
One last chance for UK pro-remainers to join Corbyn drive
As Scotland’s Tory government heads into disarray with the recent resignation of its leader, pro-remainers have one last chance: to join Britain’s Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, in his drive to establish a caretaker government in Parliament.
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