MercoPress, en Español

Montevideo, March 23rd 2023 - 11:03 UTC

Tag: Brexit agreement

  • Wednesday, October 23rd 2019 - 09:28 UTC

    EC's Tusk will recommend EU leaders to grant a Brexit extension

    On Tuesday MPs gave initial approval to legislation enacting the Brexit agreement, only to then block PM's timetable to pass it ahead of the latest Oct 31 date

    European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday he will recommend EU leaders grant another Brexit extension, hours after British MPs rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson's bid to force his divorce deal through parliament this week.

  • Monday, January 21st 2019 - 09:24 UTC

    Spain and EU working to minimize a no-deal Brexit impact on fisheries

    Minister Planas revealed that the Spanish government has been preparing its Contingency Plan for months, in case UK leaves the EU without an agreement

    Spain's minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Luis Planas, said he was confident that if no agreement is reached regarding Brexit, both the European Union (EU) and Spain will be prepared. During an informative breakfast, minister Planas stressed that the government of Spain is working to ensure citizens and is prepared to minimize the impact of “Brexit” on the agri-food and fisheries sector.

  • Friday, September 14th 2018 - 08:37 UTC

    BoE and European central bank keep rates unchanged; Turkey hikes 625 points to 24%

    In Frankfurt, the European Central Bank decided to kept its benchmark interest rates unchanged on Thursday, which was widely expected

    Stocks in Europe reversed earlier gains by Thursday's close to finish lower, as investors digested fresh news out of the central banking sphere. The pan-European STOXX 600 closed down 0.15%, with the majority of sectors falling into negative territory. The U.K.'s FTSE 100 slipped 0.43% by the close, while France's CAC 40 ended a touch lower, off 0.08%, and Germany's DAX rose 0.19%.