• EU seeks Africa money to pay for migrant screening centres

    EU seeks Africa money to pay for migrant screening centres

    • June 25, 2018

    By Associated Press Reporters European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has urged EU member countries to put more money into an Africa trust fund as the bloc looks to set up migrant screening centres outside Europe. Ms Mogherini said the fund “has proven to be useful” and has “brought results”, adding: “This is why

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  • Spain committed to European migration solution, Sanchez says

    Spain committed to European migration solution, Sanchez says

    • June 24, 2018

    Spain is committed to a joint European response to illegal migration, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said in a newspaper interview published on Sunday, hours before EU leaders meet in Brussels for an informal summit on the issue. Mr Sanchez pushed migration up the agenda shortly after he took office earlier this month by accepting

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  • Thousands march in London to demand referendum on Brexit deal

    Thousands march in London to demand referendum on Brexit deal

    • June 23, 2018

    Tens of thousands marched through the streets of London to demand a referendum on the terms of Brexit on the second anniversary of the EU vote. Demonstrators, waving EU flags and placards, attended the People’s Vote rally in central London on Saturday afternoon, walking from Pall Mall to Parliament Square. Lib Dem leader Sir Vince

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  • Irish border agreement has to be part of  Brexit deal, Juncker warns

    Irish border agreement has to be part of Brexit deal, Juncker warns

    • June 22, 2018

    By David Young and Rebecca Black, Press Association European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has warned the UK there will be no Brexit deal without agreement on the Irish border. On a visit to Dublin, Mr Juncker said fellow EU member states would not let Ireland be “isolated” on the impasse, insisting the demand for a

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  • All smiles as Jean-Claude Juncker meets Irish president in Dublin

    All smiles as Jean-Claude Juncker meets Irish president in Dublin

    • June 22, 2018

    By Rebecca Black, Press Association Jean-Claude Juncker has met President Michael D Higgins on the second day of his visit to Ireland. The President of the European Commission complimented the “beautiful” home of the Irish president in Phoenix Park in Dublin. He was greeted at the entrance of Aras an Uachtarain by secretary general Art

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  • Poll shows support for second EU referendum

    Poll shows support for second EU referendum

    • June 22, 2018

    By Andrew Woodcock, Press Association Political Editor Almost half of voters want a second referendum on Brexit, according to a new poll released on the eve of the second anniversary of the historic vote to leave the EU. And the survey for ITV1’s Good Morning Britain suggested that a fresh poll would produce a very

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