European Union also preparing for 'No Deal Brexit'
European Union also preparing for 'No Deal Brexit'
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May
21 September, 2018, 11:55
Donald Tusk, European Council president, said May's signal proposal to create a British-European free trade regime covering agriculture and goods - but not services - was not acceptable.
But he added negotiations were not yet at an "end game" and said Chequers was "broadly" a package that could get through Parliament.
Tusk stated in definitive terms that Theresa May's Chequers proposal would not work because all European leaders "shared the view [...that] the suggested framework for economic cooperation will not work - not least because it risks undermining the single market".
While welcoming the "positive evolution" of Britain's position on security ties, Tusk said that on the Irish border and post-Brexit trading relations, "the UK's proposals will need to be reworked and further negotiated".
May tried to take the setback in her step, welcoming clarity on the deadline for a deal and promising to bring forward new plans on how to avoid a hard border in Ireland.
May's former Brexit minister David Davis has said up to 40 lawmakers from the Conservative Party will vote against her Brexit plans.
The backstop would keep Northern Ireland under EU economic oversight if London and Brussels can not agree a trade pact to keep UK-EU borders open after a transition period ends in 2020 - an idea that May and a small party in the province that props up her minority government oppose.
May promised to bring forward new proposals that would ensure trade could move freely across the Irish border, but would not require different customs regimes in Northern Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom, a key red line for the British Prime Minister.
"These people left the next day so that they didn't have to manage all this".
Tusk said a Brussels summit on October 18 would be a "moment of truth" to overcome remaining big problems and leaders pencilled in the weekend of November 17-18 to formalise a final agreement.
In Mrs May's absence on Thursday, the 27 other European Union leaders will discuss issues including the UK's future relationship with the European Union and how to resolve the problems around the Irish border.
Think your friends would be interested?
He delivered his verdict at the end of a summit in Salzburg where the Prime Minister appealed directly to other European Union leaders for further compromise in the search for a deal over the terms of Britain's exit.
"We want avoid a 'No Deal Brexit, ' but we are preparing for that".
The EU version of the so-called "backstop" would see Northern Ireland alone continue to follow many EU trade rules and regulations - but London says this would undermine the integrity of the UK.
After her briefing with Tusk, May told reporters there was still "willingness to do a deal" on both sides of the negotiation.
Over dinner in Salzburg on Wednesday evening, May told the other leaders that Britain would not delay Brexit or hold a second referendum.
She is less than a fortnight from the Conservativeparty conference, where she will face manoeuvres from pro-Brexiters to force her into a "harder" Brexit policy or even depose her.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday mocked the British politicians he says falsely claimed Brexit would be easy and then resigned to avoid having to deliver on their promises.
If Britain is to leave with a deal in six months, May and the Europeans must find solutions in coming weeks so parliaments have enough time to ratify the agreement.
The programme was filmed over more than a year, with special access to The Queen , her family, her staff and her homes. Meghan Markle will embark on her first solo engagement as a member of the royal family next week.
Yes, we live in the world of modern technologies where a teenager knows more about technologies than people in mid 30s. When writing about yourself, keep in mind that people might think of different things and have different associations.
Apart from Rashid, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Gulbadin Naib took two-two wickets each and never let Bangladesh go away with the game. Let's now take a look at how the two teams line up before we make our Asia Cup prediction for Bangladesh vs Afghanistan .
He also set a Friday morning deadline for Ford to submit a biography and written testimony if she intends to appear on Monday. Grassley has said that in the interest of making Ford comfortable, he'd be willing to let Ford testify in public or private.
Just how far will they go?" she asked, repeating her view that it was part of a government plot to discredit her. If Le Pen is convicted in court, she faces up to three years in prison and a fine of about $87,000.
A fire hose is pulled into the fire whirl during one of the raging fires in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Skrepnek said it's not actually a tornado, but more similar to a water spout or dust devil that lasts a few seconds.
The handset packs 6GB RAM coupled with 64GB onboard storage that may be further expanded with micro SD card support. Hence, the smartphone could get a price tag of anywhere between Rs. 15,000-20,000 in the Indian market next week.
He was accused of stealing a camera from a woman and of sending threatening text messages to Straight Outta Compton director F. Knight, 53, is expected to be sentenced to 28 years in prison on October 4 for the 2015 hit-and-run death of Terry Carter .
He also said while he was friends with Kavanaugh in high school, he doesn't recall Kavanaugh ever acting that way. The women write that her decision to share her experience now is "not a partisan act" but an "act of civic duty".
Willian's early goal proved enough to beat PAOK Salonika in the Europa League and maintain Chelsea's winning start to the season. Meanwhile, Sarri is eager for Alvaro Morata to rediscover his confidence as the striker's struggles continued at PAOK .
He was runner-up behind Big River in the Edinburgh Gin Handicap Hurdle at Kelso and he then placed third at Newbury in March. Those having a bet on the Grand National will find him available at 16/1 with Paddy Power in the ante-post list.
Multiple people killed after shots fired in Aberdeen, Maryland
Three people were killed Thursday morning in a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution centre in northeast Maryland, officials said . The Harford County Sheriff confirmed there were "multiple victims" in the incident which was described as being "active".
More than 200 feared drowned in Tanzania ferry disaster
Some 200 people were killed after an overloaded vessel hit strong winds off the island of Zanzibar in the Indian Ocean in 2011. Over 30 passengers had been rescued from the waters by nigh fall, while at least 5 people had been confirmed dead.
First in-game footage of Fortnite's new Spiky Stadium
Epic Games has unleashed the Fortnite 5.41 patch notes update, providing gamers with detailed information on the new update. Like most in-game items, the Port-A-Fortress can be found in Vending Machines, chests, Supply Drops, and Supply Llamas.
General Overview of Cisco CCNA R&S Questions and Answers
In addition to this, they will also build their skills and knowledge levels required to implement WLAN in a small/medium network. At the end of the course, they will also be able to resolve regular issues with EIGRP, STP, and OSPF in IPv4 and IPv6 networks.
The First Offline Date After Online Relationships
The Date Day: How To Behave When you meet your date offline for the first time, there are many things that can go wrong. That is a very responsible step that will either empower or destroy the already formed relationships.
Gustav Klimt Could Challenge For 2,000 Guineas
However, Gustav Klimt bounced back with a fine performance at the Barronstown Stud Irish European Breeders Fund in June last year. Gustav Klimt moved to the inside down the final furlong and found just enough speed to beat out his compatriot Nebo by a head .
How to Choose the Best Tennis Racket
It’s worth familiarising yourself with these categories, as it makes it easier to predict how any given racket will respond. By being less taught and more elastic, you can benefit from a better feel for the ball, and as a result, more power over it.