# Brexit

A British (l) and an EU flag (r) hang on 09.01.2018 in Offenbach (Hesse) at a production site of the subsidiary of a British company. Commissioner Oettinger wants Germany and the other Member States to move from 2021 to higher payments into the European budget. After Brexit, Britain would be missing as an EU net contributor. Photo: Frank Rumpenhorst / dpa
A British (l) and an EU flag (r) hang on […]

EU laments lack of progress in Brexit talks

Brexit talks have reached into space, with the European Union and Britain fighting over the rights that London will have to the multi-billion Galileo satellite navigation system and its security-sensitive information.
French President Emmanuel Macron (3rdL) reviews French Navy personnel aboard the French Mistral Class assault ship and helicopter carrier 'Dixmude' at the Toulon Naval Base in Toulon, southern France, on January 19, 2018. Photo: Anne-Christine Poujoulat / AFP
French President Emmanuel Macron (3rdL) […]

Britain backs French plan for European defence force: minister

Britain is backing a French plan to create a European military intervention force as a way to maintain strong defence ties with the EU after Brexit, a minister tells AFP
ESA astronaut Tim Peake (L) listens to a technician explain details about the Eutelsat Quantum satellite in the cleanroom at Airbus Space and Defence in Portsmouth, southern England on February 26, 2018. Photo: Glyn Kirk / AFP
ESA astronaut Tim Peake (L) listens to a […]

Britain hopes to keep stars aligned with EU’s space projects

Dressed in a white protective suit, British astronaut Tim Peake listens attentively as technicians explain details of their new satellite -- a European project in Brexit Britain.
Demonstrators wave EU and UK flags in London (UK) on 16.01.2018 in an anti-Brexit demonstration in front of the British Parliament in Westminster. Photo: Tom Nicholson / Zuma Press / dpa +++ (c) dpa - broadcasting +++
Demonstrators wave EU and UK flags in Lo […]

British anti-Brexit groups launch ‘People’s Vote’ campaign

MPs, celebrities and business leaders have launched a campaign calling for a public vote on the final Brexit deal between the UK and the European Union.
Fisherman Barry Stockton hauls his catch onto the trawler 'Stephanie' docked in the fishing town of Brixham in Devon, on the southwest coast of England on March 26, 2018
Fisherman Barry Stockton hauls his catch […]

UK fishermen fear Brexit betrayal with one year to go

On the dockside in Brixham, a fishing port in southwest England, the fear is that Britain's departure from the EU may prove a false dawn for hopes of taking back control.
The linguistic map of Europe still has English as the most widely spoken foreign language at 38 percent followed by French at 12 percent. Photo: Philippe Huguen / AFP 
The linguistic map of Europe still has E […]

French language eyes ‘le comeback’ as Britain leaves Europe

English, or at least a simplified version known as Globish, has become the lingua franca of the EU elite in Brussels, but with Brexit, Francophones are hoping their once dominant language can make 'Le Comeback'