German Historian Paul Nolte says Brexit is a shock for Europe. The departure of such a large member state is an unprecedented, dramatic act for the EU. But on DW's Interview Nolte says the British exit could be a "wake-up call for Europe."
Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk say the door remains open for the United Kingdom to change course on leaving the EU. Talks of a second Brexit referendum have been quashed by Prime Minister Theresa May's office.
An "amour fou" it is not. Thursday's meeting between French President Macron and UK Prime Minister May will pit EU fervor against Euroskepticism. How will Brexit affect ties between the two countries?
Brexit is a defeat "we all have to take responsibility for," European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says. British Prime Minister Theresa May has said the UK still intends to exit from the EU in March 2019.
Fighting populism and xenophobia, and championing human rights is bearing fruit, according to Human Rights Watch's World Report 2018. France leads the way, Germany is a mixed bag, the US and Britain are falling behind.
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