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#Donald Tusk

# donald-tusk - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Brexit will make Britain a 'second-rate player', Donald Tusk says
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brexit will make Britain a 'second-rate player', Donald Tusk says

Nov 14th 2019, 7:16 AM 13,774 Views 30 Comments

Tusk, who leaves office at the end of the month, has made no secret of his opposition to Brexit.

# donald-tusk - Monday 28 October, 2019

Boris Johnson sends letter to Donald Tusk accepting Brexit extension to 31 January 2020
# Flextension
# Flextension

Boris Johnson sends letter to Donald Tusk accepting Brexit extension to 31 January 2020

Updated Oct 28th 2019, 5:00 PM 52,940 Views 76 Comments

Donald Tusk confirmed the news this morning.

# donald-tusk - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Taoiseach backs calls to grant Brexit extension until January 2020
# Brexit
# Brexit

Taoiseach backs calls to grant Brexit extension until January 2020

Oct 23rd 2019, 9:23 PM 10,904 Views 37 Comments

European Council president Donald Tusk recommended an extension yesterday.

# donald-tusk - Sunday 20 October, 2019

UK will leave the EU on 31 October, says senior cabinet minister
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK will leave the EU on 31 October, says senior cabinet minister

Updated Oct 20th 2019, 11:55 AM 58,682 Views 80 Comments

Michael Gove said that the government was aiming to leave the EU before the end of October.

# donald-tusk - Thursday 17 October, 2019

The DUP will vote against Boris Johnson's Brexit deal in parliament
# Dup Says No
# Dup Says No

The DUP will vote against Boris Johnson's Brexit deal in parliament

Updated Oct 17th 2019, 1:57 PM 73,045 Views 185 Comments

The party said it cannot risk ‘the integrity of the union’.

# donald-tusk - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Deal or no deal: Donald Tusk says there are 'certain doubts' on the British side
# Brexit
# Brexit

Deal or no deal: Donald Tusk says there are 'certain doubts' on the British side

Updated Oct 16th 2019, 4:00 PM 41,356 Views 33 Comments

“We’ll see, I’m still hopeful,” he said, adding things would become clearer in the next seven or eight hours.

# donald-tusk - Friday 11 October, 2019

Michel Barnier given go-ahead from EU to return to intensive Brexit talks
# Tunnel Vision
# Tunnel Vision

Michel Barnier given go-ahead from EU to return to intensive Brexit talks

Updated Oct 11th 2019, 1:00 PM 19,542 Views 56 Comments

Chances of a breakthrough appeared to rise after yesterday’s face-to-face talks.

# donald-tusk - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Leo Varadkar and Boris Johnson spoke by phone this evening and hope to meet this week
# Brexit
# Brexit

Leo Varadkar and Boris Johnson spoke by phone this evening and hope to meet this week

Updated Oct 8th 2019, 6:15 PM 21,376 Views 50 Comments

Tusk made his comments on Twitter.

# donald-tusk - Monday 26 August, 2019

Brexit: UK must pay its divorce bill even in event of no-deal, EU warns
# 31 October
# 31 October

Brexit: UK must pay its divorce bill even in event of no-deal, EU warns

Aug 26th 2019, 1:51 PM 25,955 Views 53 Comments

It comes after Boris Johnson insisted the UK would be free from its obligations in a no-deal scenario.

# donald-tusk - Sunday 25 August, 2019

A Brexit deal is now 'touch and go', says Boris Johnson
# G7 Summit
# G7 Summit

A Brexit deal is now 'touch and go', says Boris Johnson

Updated Aug 25th 2019, 12:56 PM 46,680 Views 83 Comments

The second day of the G7 summit takes place today.

# donald-tusk - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Johnson and Tusk trade 'Mr No Deal' jibes as G7 summit kicks off
# Brexit
# Brexit

Johnson and Tusk trade 'Mr No Deal' jibes as G7 summit kicks off

Aug 24th 2019, 6:30 PM 24,172 Views 42 Comments

Johnson has said the European Union must drop its insistence on the Irish backstop to avoid a “no-deal” Brexit.

# donald-tusk - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Simon Coveney conveys 'disappointment' with Boris Johnson's four-page letter on Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

Simon Coveney conveys 'disappointment' with Boris Johnson's four-page letter on Brexit

Updated Aug 20th 2019, 2:00 PM 91,437 Views 139 Comments

Donald Tusk has re-iterated the EU’s commitment to the backstop.

# donald-tusk - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

EU leaders finally decide on nominations for top jobs
# New Eu
# New Eu

EU leaders finally decide on nominations for top jobs

Jul 2nd 2019, 6:43 PM 29,886 Views 85 Comments

IMF chief Christine Lagarde is among the nominees.

# donald-tusk - Monday 1 July, 2019

EU suspends negotiations until tomorrow as Europe's leaders fail to agree who should get top jobs
# Up All Night
# Up All Night

EU suspends negotiations until tomorrow as Europe's leaders fail to agree who should get top jobs

Jul 1st 2019, 11:37 AM 15,662 Views 45 Comments

Talks will resume tomorrow to decide who will get the EU’s top jobs.

# donald-tusk - Friday 21 June, 2019

EU leaders call 'crisis' summit after failure to agree on candidates for Brussels top jobs
# EU Top Jobs
# EU Top Jobs

EU leaders call 'crisis' summit after failure to agree on candidates for Brussels top jobs

Jun 21st 2019, 7:54 AM 8,517 Views 68 Comments

EU leaders failed to agree on a successor to Jean-Claude Juncker.

# donald-tusk - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

'A flexible extension': EU's Tusk proposes long Brexit delay but not more than a year
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

'A flexible extension': EU's Tusk proposes long Brexit delay but not more than a year

Apr 9th 2019, 8:38 PM 11,983 Views 42 Comments

Prime Minister Theresa May met with German Chancellor Merkel and French President Macron today.

# donald-tusk - Friday 5 April, 2019

Theresa May asks for Brexit to be delayed until 30 June
# Dear Donald
# Dear Donald

Theresa May asks for Brexit to be delayed until 30 June

Apr 5th 2019, 9:36 AM 23,249 Views 56 Comments

Meanwhile, Donald Tusk is expected to suggest a “flexible” 12-month delay.

# donald-tusk - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Tusk tells EU: 'You cannot betray the 6 million people who signed the petition to revoke Article 50'
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

Tusk tells EU: 'You cannot betray the 6 million people who signed the petition to revoke Article 50'

Mar 27th 2019, 9:53 AM 37,272 Views 111 Comments

Tusk said today that the European Parliament must stand with pro-European Brits if the UK seeks an Article 50 extension.

# donald-tusk - Friday 22 March, 2019

May faces uphill battle to get support for Brexit deal, as Ireland insists there won't be a hard border
# Third Time Lucky
# Third Time Lucky

May faces uphill battle to get support for Brexit deal, as Ireland insists there won't be a hard border

Updated Mar 22nd 2019, 8:47 AM 35,184 Views 58 Comments

Article 50 will be extended until 22 May – if the House of Commons votes in favour of the Withdrawal Agreement.

# donald-tusk - Thursday 21 March, 2019

May asks EU for more time to deliver Brexit as MPs label her 'blame game' speech 'disgraceful'
# 8 Days To Go
# 8 Days To Go

May asks EU for more time to deliver Brexit as MPs label her 'blame game' speech 'disgraceful'

Mar 21st 2019, 7:46 AM 13,239 Views 41 Comments

EU leaders are due to consider her request at a summit in Brussels today.

# donald-tusk - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

'It is now time for MPs to decide': May says Brexit delay is 'matter of great personal regret'
# Brexit
# Brexit

'It is now time for MPs to decide': May says Brexit delay is 'matter of great personal regret'

Updated Mar 20th 2019, 8:50 PM 35,041 Views 63 Comments

Theresa May earlier asked for a short extension of Article 50 until 30 June.

May formally asks Brexit be pushed back to 30 June - but EU warns of 'serious risks' and 'legal uncertainty'
# Nine Days To Go
# Nine Days To Go

May formally asks Brexit be pushed back to 30 June - but EU warns of 'serious risks' and 'legal uncertainty'

Updated Mar 20th 2019, 1:08 PM 23,925 Views 51 Comments

The Prime Minister has written to European Council president Donald Tusk seeking a 30 June departure date.

# donald-tusk - Thursday 14 March, 2019

MPs to vote on an amendment that calls for a second referendum this evening
# Brexit Means...
# Brexit Means...

MPs to vote on an amendment that calls for a second referendum this evening

Updated Mar 14th 2019, 1:00 PM 22,865 Views 46 Comments

Four amendments have been selected for this evening’s vote on whether to request an extension to Article 50 from the EU.

# donald-tusk - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Varadkar to attend first ever summit between EU and League of Arab States
# Egypt
# Egypt

Varadkar to attend first ever summit between EU and League of Arab States

Feb 24th 2019, 6:00 AM 7,605 Views 30 Comments

He is also set to hold a series of bilateral meetings with EU and Arab leaders.

# donald-tusk - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Leo said Donald Tusk would get 'terrible trouble' from the UK press. Here's what they said
# Fleet Street
# Fleet Street

Leo said Donald Tusk would get 'terrible trouble' from the UK press. Here's what they said

Feb 7th 2019, 12:40 PM 36,545 Views 28 Comments

Tusk said there was a “special place in hell” for unprepared Brexiteers.

Poll: Do you think Donald Tusk's 'special place in hell' comment was warranted?
# Day Of Reckoning
# Day Of Reckoning

Poll: Do you think Donald Tusk's 'special place in hell' comment was warranted?

Feb 7th 2019, 9:29 AM 50,655 Views 97 Comments

The UK’s front pages all carry stories with fierce reaction to Donald Tusk’s fiery comments.

# donald-tusk - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

FactCheck: Did Donald Tusk say there was a special place in hell for Brexiteers?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did Donald Tusk say there was a special place in hell for Brexiteers?

Feb 6th 2019, 2:28 PM 53,317 Views 98 Comments

All hell broke loose after his speech in Brussels today – here’s what he actually said.

'Special place in hell' for no-plan Brexiteers, says EU's Tusk
# WITHOUT A PLAN
# WITHOUT A PLAN

'Special place in hell' for no-plan Brexiteers, says EU's Tusk

Feb 6th 2019, 12:12 PM 25,385 Views 118 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is in Brussels today for talks with EU leaders.

# donald-tusk - Monday 21 January, 2019

Donald Tusk says he told David Cameron that promising an EU referendum was 'stupid'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Donald Tusk says he told David Cameron that promising an EU referendum was 'stupid'

Jan 21st 2019, 7:22 PM 29,173 Views 69 Comments

In a BBC documentary, Tusk said that “paradoxically, David Cameron became the real victim of his own victory”.

# donald-tusk - Saturday 19 January, 2019

'It's hatred that killed Pawel': Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor
# Pawel Adamowicz
# Pawel Adamowicz

'It's hatred that killed Pawel': Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor

Jan 19th 2019, 11:42 AM 9,991 Views 20 Comments

Adamowicz, 53, was stabbed in the heart in front of hundreds of people at a charity fundraiser last weekend.

# donald-tusk - Monday 10 December, 2018

Varadkar and Tusk both say Brexit deal CAN'T be renegotiated
# COME WHAT MAY
# COME WHAT MAY

Varadkar and Tusk both say Brexit deal CAN'T be renegotiated

Dec 10th 2018, 8:31 PM 20,446 Views 52 Comments

Theresa May has a fight on her hands.

Theresa May in final bid to win support ahead of tomorrow's vote
# Brexit
# Brexit

Theresa May in final bid to win support ahead of tomorrow's vote

Dec 10th 2018, 7:42 AM 9,913 Views 35 Comments

European Court of Justice ruled today that Britain can reverse the Brexit process.

# donald-tusk - Thursday 15 November, 2018

EU's Tusk says summit to seal Brexit deal on 25 November
# Brexit
# Brexit

EU's Tusk says summit to seal Brexit deal on 25 November

Nov 15th 2018, 7:42 AM 19,471 Views 48 Comments

One step closer to the end.

# donald-tusk - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Donald Tusk lashes out at Trump's stance on 'strong and united' Europe
# Donald Vs Donald
# Donald Vs Donald

Donald Tusk lashes out at Trump's stance on 'strong and united' Europe

Nov 10th 2018, 4:40 PM 20,179 Views 86 Comments

The European Union chief also warned against the emergence of a “brownshirt” nationalist front in EU elections.

# donald-tusk - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

May faces Brexit showdown with EU leaders today amid talks of transition extension
# Showdown
# Showdown

May faces Brexit showdown with EU leaders today amid talks of transition extension

Oct 17th 2018, 8:51 AM 8,786 Views 35 Comments

May will meet with EU president Donald Tusk this evening before briefing her 27 European colleagues.

# donald-tusk - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

May rallies 'divided' cabinet to seek support ahead of looming Brexit summit
# Hard Brexit
# Hard Brexit

May rallies 'divided' cabinet to seek support ahead of looming Brexit summit

Updated Oct 16th 2018, 10:40 AM 25,199 Views 78 Comments

Leaders have insisted a Brexit deal could still be reached, despite the latest failed round of divorce talks.

# donald-tusk - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Donald Tusk says UK comparing the EU to the Soviet Union was 'insulting'
# Gulags V Grants
# Gulags V Grants

Donald Tusk says UK comparing the EU to the Soviet Union was 'insulting'

Oct 4th 2018, 2:11 PM 15,269 Views 63 Comments

“In respecting our partners we expect the same in return,” Tusk said, echoing comments made by Theresa May yesterday.

# donald-tusk - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Donald Tusk's cherry photo 'insulted the British people'
# No Cherries
# No Cherries

Donald Tusk's cherry photo 'insulted the British people'

Sep 22nd 2018, 4:36 PM 61,829 Views 73 Comments

A tongue-in-cheek Instagram post is the latest spanner in the works for Brexit negotiations.

# donald-tusk - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Theresa May: Only workable proposal for an Irish backstop is the UK's proposal
# Brexit
# Brexit

Theresa May: Only workable proposal for an Irish backstop is the UK's proposal

Sep 20th 2018, 4:45 PM 19,783 Views 68 Comments

She was speaking today at the end of a leaders’ summit in Salzburg.

# donald-tusk - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Crunch time: Britain and EU clash over who should make next Brexit move
# The Clock Is Ticking
# The Clock Is Ticking

Crunch time: Britain and EU clash over who should make next Brexit move

Sep 19th 2018, 8:24 PM 11,392 Views 24 Comments

EU Council President Donald Tusk opened a crucial summit in the Austrian city earlier today.

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