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EU is ‘best prepared’ for Brexit U-turn: Tusk

The European Union is “best prepared” for Britain to backtrack and abandon Brexit, EU President Donald Tusk says, as political chaos rages in London over the terms of the divorce. A string of ministers resigned in just a few hours over the draft Brexit accord, leaving British Prime Minister Theresa May fighting for survival and throwing the future of the agreement into doubt. SOUNDBITE

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EU’s Tusk says summit to sign Brexit deal November 25

EU President Donald Tusk confirms the bloc will hold a special summit to seal the hard-fought Brexit agreement with Britain on November 25. SOUNDBITE of Tusk

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EU’s Tusk condemns Russian ‘cyber attack’ in The Hague

EU President Donald Tusk ‘condemns’ the Russian ‘cyber attack’ that Dutch security services say they thwarted against the OPCW. SOUNDBITE

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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