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Britain and EU agree to postpone talks for 'consultation' period

Britain and EU agree to postpone talks for 'consultation' period

Evan Greenberg, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Chubb, commented; "Locating our European Union headquarters in France post-Brexit is a clear choice for us".

"And today, we are proposing to open trade negotiations with Australia and New Zealand".

"This is why I call on President Tusk and Romania, the country holding the Presidency in the first half of 2019, to organise a Special Summit in Romania on 30 March 2019".

"We are not naive free traders".

The European Commission President has said Britons will "soon regret" Brexit during a state of the union address in Brussels.

"Journalists belong in editorial offices amid a heated debate, and not in prison", he said.

"In the future, more than 27 member countries will join the EU".

European commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has declared that the "wind is back in Europe's sails" during a State of the Union speech, in which he gave his vision for the future of the bloc when the United Kingdom makes its "tragic" departure in 2019.

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Juncker said the European Union should create its own Europe-wide finance minister to deepen integration of the eurozone.

The simpler decision-making should also be used to decide on legislative proposals on Value Added Tax (VAT) and on a common consolidated corporate tax base, which would harmonize national rules on tax deductions, Juncker said.

The government has promised concerned lawmakers that ministers would not use the wide-ranging powers to make "substantive changes" to law. The expected positive change of tone by Juncker as he addresses the 750 MEPs will be dramatic compared to previous year when a string of crises from the debt in the eurozone to migration culminated in the the Brexit quake.

The chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland, Howard Davies said that U.K.in it most vulnerable position and it will need to "change gear" on the amount of money it's going to pay.

But he says the PM's Brexit negotiators should consider tweaking demands on borders and other key issues to help win over the EU's most influential players.

He said the commission would unveil new proposals by the end of the month to send back economic migrants to mainly African countries. He will offer more detailed proposals for reforms to the euro zone on September 26, two days after Germany's federal election, a French diplomatic source said on Wednesday. He will call for the European Union to deepen integration in all fields, including endorsing French President Emmanuel Macron's idea for a eurozone finance minister and treasury to give more political control over the 19-country single currency, sources said.

He said Bulgaria, Romania and Croatia should all finally become full members of the Schengen zone, which allows free movement of people and open borders between European countries.


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