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Source: BBC

Crunch Brexit talks tackling 'big issues'

Today 10:51 GMT

Scottish First Minister and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon, who wants Scotland to remain in the EU, has questioned whether Mr Mundell and Ms Davidson had "the gumption" to resign.

A Department for Exiting the European Union spokesman said: "With several big issues still to resolve, including the Northern Ireland backstop, it was jointly agreed that face-to-face talks were necessary." The issue of the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, which will become the UK's border with the EU, is one of the last remaining obstacles to achieving a divorce deal with Brussels.

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Source: DW

EU-UK Brexit agreement deal set to be announced

Sunday 23:41 GMT

Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. If May has agreement from her ministers, a joint EU-UK press conference could take place in Brussels on Monday evening, followed by a meeting of EU ministers on Tuesday and then the EU summit on Wednesday.

As diplomats from both sides scrambled to reach a deal on Brexit before an EU leaders' summit in Brussels on Wednesday, Welt am Sonntag and Süddeutsche Zeitung reported they had obtained details of a schedule for an announcement.

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Source: CTV

Andrew Scheer on new NAFTA deal: 'I would have signed a better one' than Trudeau

Today 10:52 GMT

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is opening a new front in his party's fight against the revamped NAFTA deal, saying he would have done better than Justin Trudeau.

"The Liberals would like Canadians to believe that this is somehow NAFTA 2.0," Scheer told the House of Commons earlier this month. The pact's ink was barely dry when the Conservatives began portraying the Liberal performance at the negotiating table as a fumbling misplay that will cost Canadian businesses, consumers and workers.

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Source: The Guradian

Macedonia MPs to vote on name change in key moment for Balkans

Today 10:51 GMT

In a vote with repercussions for the stability of one of Europe’s most conflict-prone regions, MPs in Macedonia are poised to decide on Monday whether to accept changing the Balkan country’s name.

“This is a unique opportunity for reconciliation in south-east Europe … an opportunity that might not come again any time soon,” Federica Mogherini said.

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Source: Fox News

Amid Kavanaugh cacophony, Congress forges bipartisan agreements on key issues

Sunday 12:39 GMT

Their articles take you inside the halls of Congress, and cover the spectrum of policy issues being introduced, debated and voted on there.

One may wonder how lawmakers can find themselves in an imbroglio over a major issue like Kavanaugh – yet forge major bipartisan accords on other. Schumer also extracted a concession from McConnell: send senators home until November 13th.

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Source: DW

Poland, Greece team up on Nazi-era war reparations demands

Friday 18:13 GMT

Asked whether he knew of this Greek-Polish cooperation on war reparations, Germany's government spokesman Steffen Seibert responded: "To be honest, I have no information about this, and it would be also be astonishing if I had any information on possible discussions between Poland and Greece. I don't have any."

Now, with Greece, Poland and former colony Namibia bringing up the topic, is Berlin afraid of a slippery slope due to its complex past?

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Source: The Guradian

Aaron Ramsey: I thought I had agreed a new contract with Arsenal

Saturday 14:31 GMT

Aaron Ramsey has revealed that he thought he had reached an agreement with Arsenal over a new contract only for the club to perform a U-turn but he has promised to make what stands to be his 11th and final season in north London a memorable one.

Ramsey joined Arsenal from Cardiff in 2008 for £5m and has won three FA Cups, scoring the winning goals in the 2014 and 2017 finals against Hull and Chelsea respectively.


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