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EU’s Tusk: May’s Brexit trade plan ‘will not work’

European Council President Tusk says Britain’s plan for post-Brexit trade arrangements simply “will not work”, following talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May. SOUNDBITE

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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’s Tusk hits out at Trump’s ‘capricious assertiveness’

EU chief Donald Tusk hits out at US President Donald Trump and accuses Washington of “capricious assertiveness” in abandoning the Iran nuclear deal and imposing trade tariffs on Europe. SOUNDBITE

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EU’s Tusk hits back at Trump saying trade wars

The EU’s top official hit back Wednesday at Donald Trump, saying “trade wars are bad and easy to lose” as the bloc prepared to retaliate against the US president’s planned steel and aluminium tariffs. SOUNDBITE

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EU’s Tusk says ‘we don’t want to build a wall’ with UK

The European Union does not want to “build a wall” with Britain as it leaves the bloc, EU President Donald Tusk said Wednesday as he laid out draft guidelines for negotiations on post-Brexit ties. SOUNDBITE

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Tusk ‘absolutely sure’ EU will accept Brexit draft treaty

EU President Donald Tusk says he is “absolutely sure” the bloc’s members will accept a draft treaty for Brexit that has stirred anger in London over its provisions for Northern Ireland. SOUNDBITE

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Britain’s position on Brexit ‘based on pure illusion’: EU’s Tusk

EU President Donald Tusk on Friday dismissed plans for post-Brexit relations, reportedly agreed by the British government, as “based on pure illusion”. SOUNDBITE