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EU summit in Salzburg: Family photo

European Union leaders attending a summit in Salzburg take a family photo. IMAGES

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UK Brexit plans on Ireland ‘need to be reworked’: Tusk

Britain’s Brexit negotiating position on the Irish border and on future trade ties with the European Union will not be acceptable, EU President Donald Tusk says. SOUNDBITE

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EU says McDonald’s tax deals with Luxembourg legal

The European Union ends a long-running investigation into the tax arrangements between US fast food giant McDonald’s and Luxembourg, finding the setup did not amount to illegal state aid. SOUNDBITE

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Withdrawal from the European Union

Videographic explaining how a country goes about leaving the EU. European leaders meet Wednesday in Austria for a summit to put summer tensions over migration behind them and to set up the last stretch of talks for a Brexit deal.VIDEOGRAPHIC

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IMF: No-deal Brexit ‘would impose very large costs’ on UK

Britain’s economy would suffer “very large costs” if it leaves the European Union next March with no divorce agreement in place, the International Monetary Fund’s Christine Lagarde warned in a speech at the UK Treasury on Monday. SOUNDBITE

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Luxembourg, Belgian, French, Dutch leaders meet for talks on EU

Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel welcomes Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, and French President Emmanuel Macron to hold talks after a Europe-wide consultation on the future of the European Union. IMAGES

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British PM Theresa May on official visit to Kenya

British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives in Kenya during a three-nation visit to Africa, aimed at drumming up trade deals ahead of leaving the European Union. With just seven months until Britain formally leaves the EU, May is under pressure to forge post-Brexit trade deals.

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May vows post-Brexit UK will be leading investor in Africa

British Prime Minister Theresa May pledges to prioritise investment in Africa as she starts a visit to the continent to seek new trade deals during preparations to leave the European Union.