Cameron attends his last European Council summit: next PM will negotiate Brexit

The next PM should be allowed to “negotiate a deal” with the EU that the public can have a say on through a second referendum or general election, said CameronThe next PM should be allowed to “negotiate a deal” with the EU that the public can have a say on through a second referendum or general election, said Cameron

UK Prime Minister David Cameron is to face leaders of other EU states for the first time since the referendum vote for Brexit, as he travels on Tuesday to Brussels for what is likely to be his last European Council summit as prime minister. He is expected to use the potentially awkward meeting to urge the other 27 leaders and EU institutions to ...

Mercosur presidential summit off, but chair transfer to Venezuela will be done at foreign ministers' level

“There won't be any presidential summit, but yes the Mercosur chair transfer to Venezuela for the next six months will take place”, pointed out the two ministers “There won't be any presidential summit, but yes the Mercosur chair transfer to Venezuela for the next six months will take place”, pointed out the two ministers

Mercosur presidential summit next July in Montevideo has been cancelled, but the six-month presidency of the group, currently held by Uruguay will be transferred as scheduled to Venezuela, although some conditions of the event are “pending discussion”, said on Monday foreign ministers Susana Malcorra and host Rodolfo Nin Novoa.

Brexit has damaged UK's ability to protect Gibraltar, admits Hammond

“We will be less able to protect Gibraltar’s interests, not to defend territory, we can do that, but to protect Gibraltar’s interests if we are not in the European Union” “We will be less able to protect Gibraltar’s interests, not to defend territory, we can do that, but to protect Gibraltar’s interests if we are not in the European Union”

Britain’s ability to protect the interests of Gibraltar has been damaged by the EU referendum result, UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on Monday. In an interview with ITV’s Robert Peston, Mr Hammond repeated a stark warning he first voiced when he visited Gibraltar ahead of the referendum campaign.

Gibraltar talking with Scotland about how to remain in the European Union

“I can imagine a situation where some parts of what is today the member state United Kingdom are stripped out and others remain,” Picardo told Newsnight. “I can imagine a situation where some parts of what is today the member state United Kingdom are stripped out and others remain,” Picardo told Newsnight.

Gibraltar is in talks with Scotland about a plan to keep parts of the UK in the EU, according to BBC Newsnight. Fabian Picardo, the territory's chief minister, told the BBC he was speaking to Scotland's First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, about various options. One possibility under discussion is for Gibraltar and Scotland, which both vot...

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