Michel Barnier

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‘A spirit of goodwill’: Michel Barnier praises Northern Ireland Brexit plan
Rishi Sunak’s attitude ‘much more responsible’ than that of Boris Johnson, says former EU negotiator

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

21, Mar, 2023 @4:27 PM

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Trade down, economy sinking, support falling: is the tide finally turning on Brexit?
Three years on, Bregret hits home in Britain. For the EU, though, life has moved on

Michael Savage and Toby Helm

05, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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No 10 warns public of ‘significant disruption’ tomorrow because of mass strikes – as it happened
Lecturers and university staff will walk out on Wednesday as teachers and train drivers also take action; ambulance staff to stage further strikes

Andrew Sparrow

31, Jan, 2023 @6:02 PM

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Ireland’s Call: Navigating Brexit by Stephen Collins review – how Dublin got Brussels on side
Though a forensic study of the Brexit negotiations from an Irish perspective might sound dry, it is anything but

Rory Carroll

02, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Johnson exit greeted by Dublin and Brussels as reason for hope
Ireland urges change of tack on Northern Ireland protocol, and EU’s Michel Barnier calls for ‘more constructive’ relations

Daniel Boffey and Jennifer Rankin in Brussels and Isobel Koshiw in Kyiv and Rory Carroll in Dublin

07, Jul, 2022 @3:01 PM

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‘The right is back’: Gaullists pick female candidate Valérie Pécresse to take on Macron
Former minister is surprise winner of Les Républicains’ nomination, beating high-profile names such as Michel Barnier

Kim Willsher in Paris

04, Dec, 2021 @5:16 PM

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Michel Barnier in French election spotlight as lurch to right pays off
Mild-mannered former centrist has become a surprise favourite to win Les Républicains’ nomination

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

18, Nov, 2021 @3:32 PM

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Macron and the ‘French Trump’ trap Gaullism’s heirs in a political vice
With just months to go before presidential polls, the centre-right Les Républicains, under pressure from both flanks, are scrambling for a suitable candidate

Kim Willsher in Paris

17, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Brexit: DUP says EU plans for NI protocol ‘long way short of being basis of sustainable solution’ – as it happened
DUP leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson welcomes acknowledgement that ‘NI protocol has not worked’ but says new proposals still fall short

Andrew Sparrow

13, Oct, 2021 @5:36 PM

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Bold, haughty, hyper: will Macron throw it all away as France fights for its future?
The presidential election is his to lose. But the divisive forces of the far-right are on the march in a struggle that will resonate across Europe

Simon Tisdall

03, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Michel Barnier: why is the EU’s former Brexit chief negotiator sounding like a Eurosceptic?
Tough controls on immigration, a restricted role for European courts, a new politics of patriotism: why is the EU’s former Brexit chief negotiator, now running for the French presidency, sounding more and more like a Eurosceptic?

Julian Coman

26, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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My Secret Brexit Diary by Michel Barnier review – a British roasting
The EU’s chief negotiator found his UK counterparts bizarrely unfocused during the long haul to fix a Brexit deal – and believes they still don’t know what they’ve done

Jonathan Powell

25, Sep, 2021 @6:30 AM

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