: Juncker speaks during a debate on UK’s withdrawal from the EU during a plenary session at the European Parliament on Tuesday in Strasbourg, France. Frederick Florin/ AFP
It’s up to Britain when it chooses to exit the European Union, the bloc’s chief executive said on Tuesday, adding that it was not his working assumption that Brexit could be reversed or extended beyond a new Oct.31 deadline.
The EU is on a break from Brexit and will focus on other policy matters, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in a speech on last week’s Brexit summit to a plenary of the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
The 28 EU leaders are trying to agree on who will steer the bloc over the coming years through the looming challenges of Brexit and the rise of populist parties in Europe.
The second extension to the Brexit deadline agreed by EU leaders makes it likely that we will never leave the EU. There are two questions about the new deadline of 31 October.
Brexit is a black hole. For the past three years, it has been swallowing up politicians’ attention, parliament’s time, public money and the bulk of the news agenda. And it’s far from over.
Dubai-based global developer Emaar will jointly implement with Beijing Daxing International Airport a Dhs40.5 billion (US$11 billion) project including the five square kilometre land area of the 50 sq. km airport.
No matter how tedious it is when teenagers are in that transformational stage, their elders and particularly their parents, should not give up on them.
The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has launched ‘Sharjah Fun Fair’, month-long fun, exciting recreational, cultural, and educational activities at the Expo Centre Sharjah. Held alongside the Sharjah Summer Festival 2019 celebrations, the ongoing activities will run till Aug.17, forming part of the SCTDA’s efforts to develop the emirate’s tourism and other key sectors.
With summer in full swing, Emirates Post is reminding customers that it offers a range of services for those planning vacations so they can enjoy a hassle-free holiday. Customers can obtain an international driving licence and make payments for their US visa fees and for select airline tickets at their nearest branch.