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Brexit deal agreed, UK media report
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Brexit deal agreed, UK media report

makis - Nov 13, 2018

According to reports in British media, an agreement has been reached between European Union and UK negotiators on a text that deals with the Irish border. It…

EU27 tell May “mild Brexit” not an option
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EU27 tell May “mild Brexit” not an option

makis - Sep 21, 2018

Theresa May’s proposed new economic partnership with the EU “will not work”, the head of the European Council has said. Donald Tusk said the plans risked undermining…

Brexit deal announced by EC President Juncker
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Brexit deal announced by EC President Juncker

Panos - Dec 08, 2017

The European Commission has announced it is recommending to the European Council that “sufficient progress” has been made in the first phase of Brexit talks. Jean-Claude Juncker,…

The three lessons Brexit Britain can learn from Greece
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The three lessons Brexit Britain can learn from Greece

Panos - Oct 24, 2017

In the summer of 2015 I moved to Greece. Well not actually, but I might as well have done. Throughout the time between January 2015’s election of…

Athens among European Cities Vying for post-Brexit EU Agencies
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Athens among European Cities Vying for post-Brexit EU Agencies

Panos - Aug 02, 2017

Athens is among 27 European cities competing to host the agencies that will have to be relocated when Britain completes its exit from the bloc, the European…

Brexit and weak government: a drama lesson from the Greek economy
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Brexit and weak government: a drama lesson from the Greek economy

Panos - Jun 20, 2017

The UK is not the first country to stand on the brink of leaving the EU. It may enjoy a far bigger and more productive economy than…

Foreign Ministry panel is to probe impact of Brexit
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Foreign Ministry panel is to probe impact of Brexit

Sokratis - Aug 06, 2016

The Foreign Ministry is setting up a working group that will be tasked with assessing the impact of June’s decision by Britons to leave the European Union…

G20 Ministers say Brexit could affect global economy
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G20 Ministers say Brexit could affect global economy

chris1 - Jul 24, 2016

Finance Ministers of the G20 nations, who are meeting in southwest China over the weekend, agreed in a joint statement read by China’s Finance Minister, Lou Jiwei…

Alpha Bank: Brexit will have an adverse, but not significant, effect
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Alpha Bank: Brexit will have an adverse, but not significant, effect

Panos - Jun 30, 2016

The President of Alpha Bank Vasilis Rapanos estimated that the Brexit will have a negative effect on the prospects of the European economy and is likely to…

EU 27 draft statement to Britain: Swift procedures when you are ready
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EU 27 draft statement to Britain: Swift procedures when you are ready

Panos - Jun 29, 2016

The EU 27 members who are meeting Wednesday to discuss their next steps regarding the exit of Britain from the EU have reached a draft statement calling…

European Parliament approves resolution for swift UK exit
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European Parliament approves resolution for swift UK exit

Panos - Jun 28, 2016

Members of Parliament put the heat on Britain to invoke article 50 of Lisbon Treaty Then European Parliament plenary approved a resolution with 395 notes in favour,…

6 ways Brexit could be reversed
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6 ways Brexit could be reversed

Panos - Jun 27, 2016

The decision by the British citizens to part ways with the EU on Thursday’s referendum has sent global markets into a tailspin, while pundits and analysts are…

What ‘Brexit’ means for the global economy
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What ‘Brexit’ means for the global economy

chris1 - Jun 26, 2016

There are rising concerns among economists that the ‘Brexit’ could adversely affect investor and business sentiment resulting in a fall of consumer confidence across the continent. The…

Athens braces for Brexit impact
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Athens braces for Brexit impact

Sokratis - Jun 25, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke with French President Francois Hollande on Saturday as the Greek government started to gauge the mood within the eurozone in the wake…

Trying to exploit Brexit could backfire, says Peterson Institute senior fellow
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Trying to exploit Brexit could backfire, says Peterson Institute senior fellow

Sokratis - Jun 25, 2016

Athens stands to lose if it tries to exploit Brexit to secure better terms in its negotiations with its European partners, Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, a senior fellow…

The Greek political world responds to the Brexit
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The Greek political world responds to the Brexit

Panos - Jun 24, 2016

Greek politicians have begun commenting on the ‘Brexit’ referendum result in the United Kingdom, which has caused a major stock market crisis across the world. An official…

ECB, EC, EP and UK banks plan first reactions to ‘Brexit’
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ECB, EC, EP and UK banks plan first reactions to ‘Brexit’

Panos - Jun 24, 2016

In light of the ‘Brexit’, European Commission President, Jean Claude Juncker is scheduled to meet with European Parliament President, Martin Schulz and European Council President, Donald Tusk…

UK VOTES LEAVE: 51.9% to 48.1%
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UK VOTES LEAVE: 51.9% to 48.1%

Panos - Jun 24, 2016

The UK has voted by 51.9% to 48.1% to leave the European Union after 43 years, in an historic referendum. 16, 141, 241 people voted Remain, while…

Xydakis: Athens has no reason to be afraid of a Brexit
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Xydakis: Athens has no reason to be afraid of a Brexit

Panos - Jun 23, 2016

The Alternate Minister of European Affairs Nikos Xydakis argued that Greece has no reason to fear the consequences of a possible ‘Brexit’ in an interview for EurActiv.…

Bremain leads over Brexit
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Bremain leads over Brexit

ilias1 - Jun 20, 2016

The latest polls conducted after the murder of Jo Cox showed Bremain leading over Brexit confirming estimates that the incident would increase the number of Bremain supporters.…