"My Way or The Highway"--Financial Times (ft.com) video above published 3 Apr 2019--The European Union will not grant the UK another short delay to Brexit if UK lawmakers fail to ratify the stalled divorce agreement by April 12. UPDATE Apr 5: Theresa May asks for Brexit extension to June 30; EU could offer a year.
Jean-Claude Juncker is a European Union (EU) politician from Luxembourg (total population: 600,000 as of 2018), one of the EU's 27 member states (27 not including the UK which is presently scheduled to leave the EU April 12, 2019). Juncker has been President of the European Commission since 2014.
Updates on Brexit: UK Dysfunction | Brexit Or Not, Final Days Or Kick The Can Again?
What is Europe? The answer depends on the "agenda" and "narrative" of the one providing the "definition." A better question may be "What Is The EU?"
What is the EU? | CNBC.com Explains
The origins of the EU go all the way back to the 1950s, but many Europeans are still unaware of what it does. CNBC’s Silvia Amaro explains how the political and economic arrangement works. CNBC International video above published 28 Mar 2019.
What's the EU? That depends on what you are referring to: the institutions of the European Union are the seven principal decision making bodies of the European Union (EU), as listed in Article 13 of the Treaty on European Union:
- the European Council
- the European Central Bank (ECB)
- the Court of Auditors.
What Scares EU Politicians: they know UK Voters Still Want to Leave The European Union🔴 LIVE: watch members debate the state of play on Brexit ⬇ https://t.co/l4A5ccpBSy— European Parliament (@Europarl_EN) April 3, 2019
And The Longer Brexit Extensions Drag On, the Worse It Is For Both The EU and UK:A no-deal Brexit is now the most popular option if the EU does not agree a UK extension next week. MPs should listen. Leading article in the new Spectator: https://t.co/kIP01NBzDL— Fraser Nelson (@FraserNelson) April 4, 2019
Editor's note: all of this angst and drama could have been avoided had the EU and UK simply negotiated a "trade and withdrawal deal" instead of just a "withdrawal deal" in the period following the Brexit referendum of June 23, 2016, but the EU refused, and unfortunately, UK Prime Minister Theresa May, unwisely, conceded the point, which is the BIG PROBLEM today..@EP_President Antonio Tajani welcomes @SwedishPM Stefan Löfven ahead of the debate on the Future of Europe in the @Europarl_EN hemicycle. Watch it LIVE from 15:15 CET https://t.co/aKIuBuYaEr pic.twitter.com/wL2iM3OwVN— EU Parliament Photo (@Europarl_Photo) April 3, 2019