Tag: draft

Nov 23 2018

Brexit deal is worse than staying in EU, lawmaker who helped draft it says

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Nov. 23, 2018 / 12:21 PM GMT By Alastair Jamieson LONDON — A Brexit deal under discussion by European leaders would be worse for the U.K. than remaining in E.U., according to a lawmaker who […]

Nov 22 2018

EU, Britain agree draft deal on future relations

BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union have agreed a draft text setting out a close post-Brexit relationship, though wrangling with Spain over control of Gibraltar must still be settled before EU leaders meet on Sunday in order to rubber-stamp the pact. Thursday’s news sent the pound nearly one percent higher on relief among […]

Nov 22 2018

Draft on future UK-EU relationship 'agreed'

The EU and UK have agreed a draft agreement on their future relationship, paving the way for a Brexit deal to be finalised this weekend. The political declaration – outlining how trade, security and other issues will work – has been “agreed in principle”, the European Council says. London and Brussels have already agreed the […]

Nov 22 2018

EU, Britain agree draft deal on post-Brexit ties, await summit approval

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union have agreed in principle to a text setting out their future relationship that can be endorsed by EU leaders at a summit, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker chairs the EU Commission’s weekly college meeting in Brussels, Belgium November 22, […]

Nov 21 2018

Raiders' Derek Carr says he doesn't want first pick in the draft

4:56 PM ET ALAMEDA, Calif. – While the Oakland Raiders are in the running for the top pick of next April’s NFL draft, quarterback Derek Carr has other plans. “I want to mess up the draft,” Carr said Wednesday. “I don’t want the first pick. I want to win all these games. I want everybody […]

Nov 20 2018

Which team has the best shot at the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NFL Draft?

The Oakland Raiders’ win over the Arizona Cardinals had zero impact on the NFL standings or the playoff picture, but it could prove to be one of the most important results of the 2019 offseason. With the last-second win, the Raiders improved to 2-8 and dropped the Cardinals to the same record. Now, with six […]

Nov 15 2018

Brexit: Draft agreement a 'decisive' step forward, says Barnier

The EU says much work still needs to be done on Brexit, despite agreeing a draft withdrawal document with the UK. “We still have a long road ahead of us on both sides,” chief negotiator Michel Barnier said. The EU has set out a series of meetings leading to one on 25 November where it […]

Nov 15 2018

Sterling rallies after cabinet backs May's draft deal

The pound has rallied after the Prime Minister announced she had the backing of the cabinet for her Brexit withdrawal plan. It followed a volatile day’s trading while the outcome of Theresa May’s five-hour meeting with cabinet colleagues remained unclear. The pound reached $1.30 following the announcement, having fallen to $1.28 in mid-afternoon. It then […]

Nov 15 2018

Draft Brexit Deal Clears First Hurdle With Cabinet Support

Enlarge this image British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves No. 10 Downing Street in London on Wednesday. Now that May has reached an agreement with European Union negotiators, she faces still another difficult task: convincing skeptical Brits to get on board. Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images The draft Brexit agreement […]

Nov 14 2018

Brexit deal: Theresa May gets cabinet approval for her draft agreement

After an hours long meeting, British Prime Minister Theresa May announced that she will move forward with her Brexit plan and address Parliament in the morning. </caption> LONDON — After a five-hour meeting with her cabinet ministers, and months of struggle and delay, Prime Minister Theresa May emerged from 10 Downing Street on Wednesday and announced […]