Donald Tusk

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Donald Tusk ‘dreams’ of Brexit being reversed

Donald Tusk: 'I will not stop dreaming about a united Europe'

Donald Tusk: 'I will not stop dreaming about a united Europe'

European Council president Donald Tusk said he still believed that Brexit could be reversed after the UK's departure from the EU was delayed until October 31.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Brexit briefing: EU leaders grant Brexit delay until October 31

Brexit briefing: EU leaders grant Brexit delay until October 31

Brexit briefing: EU leaders grant Brexit delay until October 31

The UK is heading for a Halloween Brexit after the remaining 27 EU nations offered Theresa May a further six months to get her withdrawal deal approved.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Bill Cash MP brands Brexit delay ‘total travesty’

Tory MP Bill Cash: Brexit delay ‘total travesty’

Tory MP Bill Cash: Brexit delay ‘total travesty’

The member of the European Scrutiny Committee has said that the further extension of Article 50 is a “complete and total travesty of constitutional arrangements”.

Brexit briefing: EU leaders poised to grant longer Brexit delay

Brexit briefing: EU leaders poised to grant longer Brexit delay

Brexit briefing: EU leaders poised to grant longer Brexit delay

European leaders are poised to grant Theresa May a longer extension to Britain's membership of the EU than she will request at a crunch summit in Brussels on Wednesday evening.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019

Theresa May requests Brexit extension until June 30

Theresa May requests Brexit extension until June 30

Theresa May requests Brexit extension until June 30

Theresa May has written to European Council president Donald Tusk requesting an extension to Article 50 until June 30.

Brexit briefing: Talks between Corbyn and May continue

Brexit briefing: Talks between Labour and government continue

Brexit briefing: Talks between Labour and government continue

Top-level talks aimed at finding a way out of the Brexit deadlock will continue between the government and Labour on Friday.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Donald Tusk

Donald Tusk: Brexit extension is possible

Donald Tusk: Brexit extension is possible

Donald Tusk has said an extension to Article 50 is only possible on the condition that MPs pass the Withdrawal Agreement next week.

What's in Theresa May's letter to the EU?

What's in Theresa May's letter to the EU?

Theresa May has written a letter to European Council president Donald Tusk requesting an extension of Article 50 until June 30.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019

EU’s Donald Tusk to ask EU leaders to be open to long Brexit extension

Donald Tusk to ask EU leaders to be open to long Brexit extension

Donald Tusk to ask EU leaders to be open to long Brexit extension

The European Council president has said he would appeal to EU leaders to be open to the option of a long extension on Brexit.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

Andrew Bridgen: 'Nigel Farage's Brexit party is a Damocles sword over the Conservative Party'

Andrew Bridgen: 'Nigel Farage's Brexit party is a Damocles sword over the Conservative Party'

Andrew Bridgen: 'Nigel Farage's Brexit party is a Damocles sword over Tories'

Andrew Bridgen MP has said that the formation of a new Brexit party, helmed by Nigel Farage, should worry the Conservatives if they don't deliver Brexit

Friday, February 8, 2019

Friday, February 8, 2019

John Redwood on Donald Tusk: ‘I don’t think he had me in mind - I set out a very clear plan'

John Redwood on Donald Tusk: ‘I don’t think he had me in mind - I set out a very clear plan'

John Redwood on Donald Tusk: ‘I don’t think he had me in mind’

Sir John Redwood, a member of pro-Brexit group Leave Means Leave, has said that the President of the European Council Donald Tusk did not have him “in mind” because the MP has always had a plan for leaving the EU.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Theresa May

Theresa May confronts Tusk over 'hell' comments during Brussels meeting

Theresa May confronts Tusk over 'hell' comments during Brussels meeting

The Prime Minister faced Donald Tusk during a meeting in Brussels today and told him his controversial "special place in hell" remarks were "not helpful".

Julia Hartley-Brewer

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'I'm not angry with Donald Tusk - I want to thank him'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'I'm not angry with Donald Tusk - I want to thank him'

In her morning monologue, the talkRADIO presenter branded the European Union a "special place in hell for arrogant diplomats".

Lord Peter Hain

British citizens are 'thin-skinned' if they are outraged by Tusk's comments, says Lord Peter Hain

British citizens are 'thin-skinned' if they are outraged by Tusk's comments

Lord Hain has said that people needed to stop "being so outraged" at comments made by the European Council president in Brussels yesterday.

Nigel Farage

Nigel Farage: Donald Tusk was 'thinking of me' with his 'special place in hell' remarks

Nigel Farage: Tusk's 'special place in hell' remarks were about me

The former UKIP leader said Donald Tusk was "thinking of me" with his scathing comments about "those who promoted Brexit" without a plan.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Donald Tusk

Politicians react to Donald Tusk's 'special place in hell' comments

Politicians react to Donald Tusk's 'special place in hell' comments

Politicians have given their thoughts on comments made by the European Council president, in which he claimed there was a "special place in hell" for those who promoted Brexit.

Donald Tusk

Donald Tusk: There's a 'special place in hell' for Brexiteers

Donald Tusk: There's a 'special place in hell' for Brexiteers

During a statement in Brussels, the European Council president announced that there was a "special place in hell" for Brexiteers.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Lord Heseltine: ‘The British people were conned’ during the EU referendum

Lord Heseltine: ‘The British people were conned’ during the EU referendum

Lord Heseltine: ‘The British people were conned’ during the EU referendum

Lord Michael Heseltine, a former Deputy Prime Minister has said that the British people were “conned” into voting Leave during the EU referendum in 2016.

Andrew Bridgen MP: Theresa May now thinks ‘any deal is better than no deal’

Andrew Bridgen MP: Theresa May now thinks ‘any deal is better than no deal’

Andrew Bridgen MP: Theresa May now thinks ‘any deal is better than no deal’

Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen has said that Theresa May now think “any deal is better than no deal”, adding that if the Prime Minister’s agreement was not a bad deal, he did not know “what a bad deal looks like”.

Friday, November 30, 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018

Donald Tusk Theresa May

There will be no-deal or no Brexit at all if Parliament rejects PM's deal, says Donald Tusk

Donald Tusk: UK faces no-deal or no Brexit if Parliament rejects PM's deal

The European Council president has said that if Theresa May's Brexit deal is rejected by MPs, the UK will face a no-deal Brexit, or no Brexit at all.

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Donald Tusk recommends EU leaders accept Brexit deal - but Theresa May still faces opposition at home

Donald Tusk recommends EU leaders accept Brexit deal - but Theresa May still faces opposition at home

Donald Tusk recommends EU leaders accept Brexit deal

Theresa May will meet EU leaders in Brussels, and Donald Tusk has recommended that the deal is accepted. But the Prime Minister still faces opposition at home

Ann Widdecombe on Brexit: 'We don't need concessions from the EU - just get on with it!"

Ann Widdecombe on Brexit: Theresa May should 'just get on with it'

Ann Widdecombe tells Dan Wootton that the Prime Minister has 'lost sight' of the fact that the UK will leave the EU as she tries to secure support from Brussels

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Robert Halfon: 'I've written to Father Christmas asking for Brexit to be over'

Robert Halfon: 'I've written to Father Christmas asking for Brexit to be over'

Robert Halfon MP told Julia Hartley-Brewer that he won't vote for Theresa May's Brexit deal, but that he hasn't submitted a letter of no confidence in the Prime Minister

Donald Tusk

Document outlining UK's future relationship with EU has been 'agreed', says European Council president

UK-EU future relationship blueprint has been 'agreed', says Donald Tusk

A document outlining the future relationship of the UK and the EU has been "agreed in principle", the president of the European Council has announced.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Donald Tusk demands greater respect from UK after Jeremy Hunt’s ‘unwise insult’

EU President Donald Tusk demands greater respect from UK after Jeremy Hunt’s ‘unwise insult’

EU President demands greater respect for EU after Jeremy Hunt’s ‘unwise insult’

The European Council President has called Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s comparison of the EU and Soviet Union as “unwise”.

Friday, September 28, 2018

Friday, September 28, 2018

Bernard Jenkin MP: ‘The problem is the Prime Minister has hitched herself to the wrong policy’

Bernard Jenkin MP: ‘The problem is the Prime Minister has hitched herself to the wrong policy’

Bernard Jenkin MP: ‘The Prime Minister has hitched herself to the wrong policy'

Conservative MP Bernard Jenkin has said the Prime Minister Theresa May has “hitched herself to the wrong policy”, but that he would not “underestimate her”.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejects Theresa May’s Chequers plan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejects Theresa May’s Chequers plan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejects Theresa May’s Chequers plan

Angela Merkel has urged the UK to come to the negotiations with a “different, sensible” Brexit plan as she dismissed Theresa May’s Chequers proposal.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018

Theresa May ‘is not going to be bullied’, says DUP Deputy leader

Theresa May ‘is not going to be bullied’, says DUP Deputy leader

Theresa May ‘is not going to be bullied’, says DUP Deputy leader

Prime Minister Theresa May’s stern statement to the European Union has been praised by DUP Deputy Leader Nigel Dodds.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Priti Patel MP to Eamonn Holmes: The EU ‘has humiliated our Prime Minister’

Priti Patel MP to Eamonn Holmes: The EU ‘has humiliated our Prime Minister’

Priti Patel MP to Eamonn Holmes: The EU ‘has humiliated our Prime Minister’

Priti Patel has said that the way the EU has treated Theresa May is “shameful” and that they had “humiliated our Prime Minister”.

'Chequers goes pop': Remain and Leave-aligned MPs urge Theresa May to come up with a new proposal

'Chequers goes pop': Remain and Leave-aligned MPs urge Theresa May to come up with a new proposal

Remain and Leave-aligned MPs urge Theresa May to come up with a new proposal

As Donald Tusk says Chequers 'will not work', MPs on both sides of the Brexit divide urge Theresa May to come up with another solution

Theresa May

European Council president mocks Theresa May's Brexit plan on Instagram

European Council president mocks Theresa May's Brexit plan on Instagram

The president of the European Council has posted a dig at Theresa May's Chequers plan on his Instagram page.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Donald Tusk told MEPs that the UK had created the issue as a result of the Brexit vote and had a duty to find a solution

EU President: No Brexit deal without Irish border solution

EU President: No Brexit deal without Irish border solution

European Council president Donald Tusk told MEPs that the UK had created the issue as a result of the Brexit vote and had a duty to find a solution

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Brexit: 'Donald Tusk and the EU are still behaving as if we don't have to leave'

Brexit: 'Donald Tusk and the EU are still behaving as if we don't have to leave'

Brexit: 'Donald Tusk and the EU are still behaving as if we don't have to leave'

Bernard Jenkin says Donald Tusk speech masks true reality

Brexit: Donald Tusk to meet with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Ireland

Brexit: Donald Tusk to meet Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Ireland

Brexit: Donald Tusk to meet Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Ireland

The pair are to discuss Brexit negotiations the European Commission's draftwithdrawal agreement and suggested guidelines

Friday, March 2, 2018

Friday, March 2, 2018

Theresa May is giving her long-awaited Brexit speech today

Theresa May wants 'broadest possible agreement' with EU

Theresa May wants 'broadest possible agreement' with EU

Prime Minister setting out Brexit vision after another week of turmoil

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Theresa May to face crunch talks with Donald Tusk ahead of speech

Theresa May to face crunch talks with Donald Tusk ahead of speech

Theresa May to face crunch talks with Donald Tusk ahead of speech

The Prime Minister is discussing her speech with her top ministerial team today

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Brexit: Negotiations phase two will be 'real test' of EU unity, says Donald Tusk

Brexit: Negotiations phase two will be 'real test' of EU unity, says Donald Tusk

Brexit: Negotiations phase two will be 'real test' of EU unity, says Donald Tusk

The President of the European Council was speaking at a critical EU summit where the 27 member-states are expected to green light talks of trade

Monday, December 4, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

Brexit: UK and EU reportedly closer to agreement on Irish border

Brexit: UK and EU reportedly closer to agreement on Irish border

UK and EU reportedly closer to agreement on Irish border in Brexit talks

Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, made a statement on Twitter

Brexit: Theresa May to meet key EU figures in effort to break

Brexit: Theresa May to meet key EU figures in effort to break deadlock

Brexit: Theresa May to meet key EU figures in effort to break deadlock

The talks have been stalled over the issue of the border with Ireland

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

'Offering £40bn - Government's becoming like Harry Enfield', says Robert Halfon MP about Brexit bill increase

MP Robert Halfon blasts Brexit 'divorce bill' plans: 'It's like the Loadsamoney character on Harry Enfield!'

MP Robert Halfon blasts Brexit 'divorce bill' plans

The MP for Harlow asked when the Government started 'becoming like Harry Enfield' in an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Brexit: Theresa May set to increase offer to the European Union

Brexit: Theresa May set to increase 'divorce bill' offer to £38bn

Theresa May set to increase Brexit 'divorce bill' offer to £38bn

The Prime Minister is set to increase the offer to the EU in exchange for fast-tracked talks on trade

Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

Brexit: Theresa May and other ministers reported to discuss divorce bill in Downing Street meeting

Brexit: Theresa May and other ministers 'to discuss divorce bill in Downing Street meeting'

Theresa May and other ministers 'to discuss divorce bill in Downing Street meeti

The Cabinet Exit and Trade sub-committee is to gather in Downing Street

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

Theresa May to be told 'trade talks not a given' in Donald Tusk meeting in Sweden

Theresa May to be told 'trade talks not a given' in Donald Tusk meeting in Sweden

Theresa May to be told 'trade talks not a given' in Donald Tusk meeting

The Prime Minister is in Sweden for a major EU summit in Gothenburg

Brexit: Brussels called to place prosperity before politics

Brexit: Brussels called to place prosperity before politics

Brexit: Brussels called to place prosperity before politics

The call comes as the Prime Minister travels to Sweden for an EU summit on Friday

Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Brexit: 'I have a feeling there's an attempt at a Remain coup', says MEP Steven Woolfe

Brexit: 'I have a feeling there's a group of Remainers mounting a mad coup', says former Ukip MEP Steven Woolfe

'I feel there's an attempt at a Remain coup of Brexit', says MEP Steven Woolfe

The independent MEP for North East England spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the ongoing Brexit negotiations

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Theresa May makes offer to EU citizens in UK ahead of key summit in Brussels

Brexit: Theresa May makes offer to EU citizens in UK ahead of key summit in Brussels

Theresa May makes offer to EU citizens in UK ahead of key summit in Brussels

The Prime Minister has reassured EU nationals they will not have to leave post-Brexit

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Brexit: EU frustration growing amid reported failure to break negotiation deadlock

Brexit: EU frustration growing amid reported failure to break negotiation deadlock

EU frustration growing amid reported failure to break Brexit talks deadlock

The latest round of negotiations in Brussels has reportedly made very little progress

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Brexit: Philip Hammond refuses to commit money to no-deal scenario

Brexit: Philip Hammond refuses to commit money to no-deal scenario

Philip Hammond refuses to commit money to no-deal Brexit scenario

The Chancellor made the comments in an article with The Times

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

David Davis to return to Brexit negotiations amid public rows with EU and cabinet woes

David Davis to return to Brexit negotiations amid public rows with EU and cabinet woes

David Davis returns to Brexit negotiations amid public rows with EU and cabinet

The Brexit Secretary is entering the second round of negotiations amid reports of rows in the Cabinet and public disputes with EU officials

Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

EU national 'settled status' offer is a 'dialogue of death', says EU law professor

Britain's EU nationals offer is descending into a dialogue of death, says EU law expert

Britain's EU nationals offer is becoming a dialogue of death, says professor

Catherine Barnard, a professor of European Union law at the University of Cambridge, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the latest in the Brexit negotiations

Friday, June 9, 2017

Friday, June 9, 2017

Election 2017: Donald Tusk, Guy Verhofstadt and Michel Barnier react to voting result

Election 2017: Donald Tusk, Guy Verhofstadt and Michel Barnier react to voting result

Donald Tusk, Guy Verhofstadt and Michel Barnier react to election result

The top ranking EU officials shared their thoughts on Twitter in the wake of the formerly hung Parliament result

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

Donald Tusk warns Britain it must honour EU financial commitments before trade talks begin

Donald Tusk warns Britain it must pay 'divorce bill' before Brexit trade talks can begin

Donald Tusk warns UK must pay 'divorce bill' before Brexit trade talks can begin

The president of the European Council has said that the UK must sort out its history with the EU, before it sorts out its future

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Donald Tusk seen with Theresa May at Downing Street

Brexit: EU chief Donald Tusk bombarded with abuse by angry mob in his home country

Brexit: EU chief Donald Tusk bombarded with abuse by angry mob in Poland

Mr Tusk was on his way to appear before an investigation into Poland's intelligence agency

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Early election: Donald Tusk likens Brexit to horror movie after Theresa May u-turn

Donald Tusk likens Brexit to horror movie after Theresa May u-turn

The President of the European Council took to Twitter in the wake of the Prime Minister's announcement with a strange comparison.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

'The intelligence threat in the Article 50 letter has started talks off on unfortunate footing', says political editor

Theresa May has made bad start to Brexit with Article 50 letter, says political editor

'Theresa May has made bad start to Brexit with Article 50 letter'

Political editor Ian Dunt tells James Max that the UK should have asked for a longer negotiation period to leave the EU

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