LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister David Cameron told the president of the European Commission that the country needed a new deal on Europe, before he presses his case for reforms to the bloc with other national leaders this week.
Talks between Cameron and EC President Jean-Claude Juncker over dinner on Monday focused on reforming the European Union and renegotiating the UK’s ties with Brussels, a government spokeswoman said.
LONDON (Reuters) – Most citizens of other European Union countries living in Britain will not get to vote in a planned referendum on Britain’s membership of the bloc, the government said on Monday.
Prime Minister David Cameron, who has promised to renegotiate Britain’s EU ties ahead of a vote by the end of 2017, will embark on a tour of five European capitals later this week to hold talks with key EU leaders over his reform plans.
ATHENS/LONDON, May 24 (Reuters) – Greece cannot make debt
repayments to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) next month
unless it achieves a deal with creditors, its interior minister
said on Sunday, the most explicit remarks yet from Athens about
the likelihood of default if talks fail.
Shut out of bond markets and with bailout aid locked,
cash-strapped Athens has been scraping state coffers to meet
debt obligations and to pay wages and pensions. With its future
as a member of the 19-nation euro zone potentially at stake, a
second government minister accused its international lenders of
subjecting it to slow and calculated torture.
ATHENS/LONDON (Reuters) – Greece cannot make debt repayments to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) next month unless it achieves a deal with creditors, its interior minister said on Sunday, the most explicit remarks yet from Athens about the likelihood of default if talks fail.
Shut out of bond markets and with bailout aid locked, cash-strapped Athens has been scraping state coffers to meet debt obligations and to pay wages and pensions.
RIGA (Reuters) – British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday he was confident of winning concessions from European Union leaders before he asks voters whether Britain should stay in the bloc.
After his Conservative Party won an unexpected majority in a May 7 election, Cameron is committed to renegotiating Britain’s EU ties before holding the referendum by the end of 2017.
RIGA (Reuters) – British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday began his campaign to persuade European leaders to make changes to the European Union before he holds a referendum to decide whether Britain should stay in or quit the bloc.
Cameron was due to hold talks with European Council President Donald Tusk and a handful of EU government heads on the sidelines of a European Union summit with six ex-Soviet republics in Latvia.
RIGA (Reuters) – Newly re-elected Prime Minister David Cameron will have his first talks with other European Union leaders on Friday on reforms he is seeking to the EU before holding a referendum by 2017 on Britain’s membership of the bloc.
Cameron will use a summit in the Latvian capital between the EU and six former Soviet republics as an opportunity to sound out other EU leaders on his demands for changes that could influence whether Britain remains part of the 28-nation union.
LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron said on Thursday restricting European Union migrant access to Britain’s welfare system was a red line in his negotiations with the bloc, ahead of an EU summit he wants to use to launch informal talks on the issue.
Cameron, re-elected on May 7, has pledged to reshape Britain’s ties with the European Union before holding an in-out EU membership referendum by the end of 2017.
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s largest trade union has threatened to sever links with the opposition Labour Party and deprive it of millions of pounds in funding if the party’s next leader tries to move it too far to the centre ground of British politics.
Centre-left Labour, which suffered a crushing defeat at the hands of Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives on May 7, is in the process of selecting a new leader and of overhauling its policies amid recriminations from some activists that it lost because it had become too left-wing.
LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron will hold an early referendum on membership of the European Union if he can first reach a deal that satisfies his demands for major changes in Britain’s relationship with the bloc, his spokesman said on Tuesday.
Cameron, who won a majority in Thursday’s general election, has pledged to renegotiate Britain’s ties with Europe and then give voters an in-out referendum on EU membership by the end of 2017.