'Whatever UK citizens were told during the vote, they need the European single market' - Macron 16/10/2020
"It just so happens that making the British prime minister happy isn't the vocation of sovereign leaders of the 27 member states that chose to remain in the EU."
Macron insists there is no margin for negotiation over French fishing rights.
EU leaders have dropped a pledge to "intensify" Brexit negotiations after this week's summit, in signs that Brussels is prepared to call Boris Johnson's bluff on his threat to walk away from trade talks.
Sheer wilfulness — not will of the people 07/07/2020
EU will not accept 'pig in a poke' Brexit deal from Boris Johnson, Council president warns 16/06/2020
ALASTAIR CAMPBELL on Albania's bid to join the European Union at a time when the UK rushes to leave.
French President Emmanuel Macron has said he is "not sure" a UK-EU trade deal will be struck by 31 December, the end of the Brexit transition period.
French President Emmanuel Macron has written a letter to Britons on the occasion of Brexit seeking to give reassurance that France will still be home to the many British people in France.
French government wants stronger UK commitments on ‘level playing field’ with EU
French minister warns Brexit talks could take 'three times longer' than Boris Johnson plans 10/01/2020
Trade talks between the EU and Britain could take 'three times longer' than Boris Johnson is planning, a French minister has warned.
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European Commission president says ‘bulls***’ was responsible for Brexit.
Irish PM and head of European parliament give their support to three-month extension.
Emmanuel Macron among those welcoming agreement yet warning of hurdles ahead.
French president’s insistence that UK should give way raises chances of talks imploding.
Top EU leaders have given Boris Johnson an ultimatum to come up with a new Brexit plan by the end of September, or face up to a no-deal.
Macron may veto new extension because trust with UK has broken down, former French ambassador warns 06/09/2019
'The situation has been deteriorating. It is very difficult to have the necessary trust that could justify a new date'
Far-right president Bolsonaro's response to fires criticised around the world.
French president tells Boris Johnson he must present concrete proposals for UK exit.
‘I don’t think it’s the will of the British people to become the junior partner of the US’, French president says ahead of Paris meeting.
Boris Johnson viewed as Trump-like figure while Dominic Raab accused of ‘making things up’. / The EU has been on a Brexit break since the UK secured a six-month delay to its departure. With Theresa May soon to leave 10 Downing Street, Brussels is tuning in to the Westminster drama of the Tory leadership race – with both amazement and exasperation.
Celtic Interconnector will stretch 500km from Ireland south coast to Brittany. / A new 500km electricity cable will be built to bypass Britain and connect Ireland directly to the European Union's energy markets after Brexit, under plans confirmed on Tuesday.
French president says EU27 leaders need to know when UK’s lengthy exit will happen. / France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, has said he wants to avoid Brexit “polluting” the EU after 31 October, and that European leaders need to know when the UK’s prolonged departure will come to an end.