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#Donald Tusk

# donald-tusk - Friday 11 October, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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'

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 This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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'

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'

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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?

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

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'

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

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

Theresa May has a fight on her hands.

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

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

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

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

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

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'

“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'

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

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

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

# donald-tusk - Monday 16 July, 2018

EU urges US, China and Russia to avert trade 'conflict and chaos'

EU Council President Donald Tusk spoke after meeting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang as part of an annual EU-China summit.

# donald-tusk - Monday 12 March, 2018

People are unsure if the government is doing a good job on Brexit

A large portion are happy but significant numbers don’t know.

# donald-tusk - Thursday 8 March, 2018

'Ireland first': Donald Tusk says every EU leader 'wants to protect peace process and avoid hard border' Brexit This post contains videos

'Ireland first': Donald Tusk says every EU leader 'wants to protect peace process and avoid hard border'

The President of the European Council said disrupting the peace process in Northern Ireland “must be avoided at all costs”.

# donald-tusk - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Donald Tusk to make statement on Brexit talks (very) early tomorrow morning

There’s speculation he’ll have news on the ongoing talks with Theresa May.

# donald-tusk - Friday 1 December, 2017

European Commission chief Donald Tusk to meet Varadkar in Brexit crunch talks today

The UK wants to progress negotiations to the next stage but the EU isn’t satisfied.

# donald-tusk - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Donald Tusk welcomes Ireland's 'young, energetic' new Taoiseach to Brussels

EU leaders are meeting in Brussels today.

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