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."
EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier has warned that Brexit should not be used to create more bureaucracy. He was reacting to the British government's white paper on future relations with the bloc.
Sure, there's been the odd mention of the UK's leaving the European Union at Farnborough, and the odd announcement that says "there's still a great in Great Britain." But aerospace is so global, you're unlikely to care.
The lower house of the British Parliament passed the controversial trade bill after May gave in to hardliner demands. The prime minister has been struggling to find common ground within her own party over Brexit.
An attempt to translate the paper outlining the UK's exit from the EU has unleashed a wave of ridicule from native speakers on the continent. The German version is said to be "archaic" and "mythical" in its word choice.
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