12° Nicosia,
29 March, 2020


Displaying results 1-24 of 24 matches for query Backstop.

1. Johnson calls Anastasiades to touch base

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke with President Nicos Anastasiades over the phone on Wednesday, discussing the latest developments regarding UK’s withdrawal from the European Union...

2. Rights of Cypriot nationals secured after Brexit

The visit by the Secretary of State for Brexit Stephen Barclay to Cyprus on Wednesday is part of the UK Government’s engagement with EU member states “as the UK seeks to reach a deal with the backstop removed,” a DExEU spokesperson told the Cyprus News Agency in London...

3. Johnson again bids for snap poll as Brexit delay bill to become law

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will try for a second time on Monday to call a snap election, but is set to be thwarted once more by opposition lawmakers who want to ensure he cannot take Britain out of the European Union without a divorce agreement. With no majority in parliament, which is determined to prevent what many businesses fear would be a calamitous way to quit the EU, Johnson wants to hold an election to keep his promise of leaving by Oct. 31, with or without an agreement. ...

4. Brexit no-deal preparedness: Final Commission call to all EU citizens and businesses

With 8 weeks to go until the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union on 31 October 2019, the Commission has today – in its 6th Brexit preparedness Communication – reiterated its call on all stakeholders in the EU27 to prepare for a ‘no-deal' scenario. In light of the continued uncertainty in the United Kingdom regarding the ratification of the Withdrawal Agreement – as agreed with the UK government in November 2018 – and the overall domestic political situation, a ‘no-deal' scenario on 1 November 2019, remains a possible, although undesirable, outcome...

5. Johnson demands October 15 election after defeat over Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday demanded an Oct. 15 snap election after lawmakers seeking to prevent a no-deal Brexit dealt him a humiliating defeat in parliament which he cast as an attempt to surrender to the European Union...

6. Cyprus 'one of the success stories of ESM'

7. JPMorgan sees Boris Johnson as next PM

8. Anastasiades meets May

9. Queen sends Brexit message to bickering politicians

10. Brexit vote: May asks MPs to take a second look

11. Brexit is in peril May warns ahead of parliament vote

12. UK, European officials discussing possible Brexit delay

13. Wess Mitchell sends clear message to Turkey over Cyprus

14. May: New Brexit vote would 'break faith' with British

15. May wins confidence vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a confidence vote by the Conservative Party on Wednesday, but a mutiny by more than a third of her lawmakers indicated parliament was heading toward deadlock over Brexit...

16. May: Does this house want to deliver Brexit?

17. Theresa May: It's my deal, no deal or no Brexit at all

18. May's opponents vow to thwart Brexit deal as Britain agrees on divorce terms with EU

19. Dijsselbloem: Cyprus is still in search of a new economic paradigm

20. At least 40 Tory MPs willing to vote down Brexit deal

21. Brexit comments at informal summit in Austria

European Union leaders met in Salzburg, Austria, for an informal summit to discuss migration and Brexit. Below are comments of some of the leaders arriving on Thursday...

22. EU’s Barnier offers better Irish terms to get Brexit deal

23. All lights 'set on green' for end to Greek bailout

Greece’s exit from a bailout program instituted by the eurozone and International Monetary Fund looks set to proceed in August, Luxembourg finance minister Pierre Gramegna said on Friday...

24. EU agrees Brexit transition

May has described as unacceptable any possible deal that cuts Northern Ireland off from the rest of the UK...