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Jul 12, 2018 5 tweets 1 min read
Classic UK reading Germany wrong again. Merkel did not endorse the plan. She and other EU leaders were begged not to immediately shoot it down as 🍒 picking.… So it is the basis to keep the negotiations moving - and as far as the EU is concerned - the UK will have to make more concessions.

As I keep saying: ECJ/EFTA, £, FoM
Jun 29, 2018 8 tweets 3 min read
We didn’t have time to discuss it in depth on #Newsnight - but I wanted to add - @realDonaldTrump is tearing up the Transatlantic Alliance in a big way: next item on his take-down list, NATO. Watch at the upcoming NATO Summit . Germany, with Angela Merkel - the antithesis to Trump - as its chancellor will be number one on the take down list. Trump smells blood around Merkel and is happy to play a role in trying to take her down. (See his interventions on crime stats in Germany & migrants.)
Mar 13, 2018 12 tweets 3 min read
Another reason why Brexit was/is such a bad idea. The UK burns bridges with its EU allies in an increasingly unstable world, at at time when the 'special relationship' couldn't be more perilous. Even more difficult for May to push for unified Western response. #Russia #Skripal 1. Magnified by Trump's statement that US will "condemn" any Russian involvement. Condemn" implicitly sounds like it will stay in the realm of diplomacy.
Feb 16, 2018 14 tweets 4 min read
Catch me on @skynews at 12.30 GMT - where I will be discussing Theresa May’s meeting with Angela Merkel in Berlin. #Brexit 1. In case it wasn’t already clear - Germany’s position on Brexit will not change. The U.K. has a history of over-relying in Germany in EU negotiations. (Cameron made this mistake too.)
Dec 5, 2017 18 tweets 7 min read
'European Press Reaction,' to #Brexit thread time. It's been a while, always good get some perspective. (Will add more during the day). /1 Comment in @DLF, leads: "Britain's departure from the World Stage." - "Brexit is political idiocy. By today, every observer should have realised by now that the United Kingdom will not only leave the EU but, above all, leave the world stage."2/
Nov 20, 2017 7 tweets 2 min read
#JamaikaAbbruch is not good news for #Brexit - while new govt is formed/new elections are held, technocrats will govern in Berlin. 1. Any schadenfreude against Merkel (& have seen some) is misplaced as it means Brexit slips further down list of priorities.
Nov 9, 2017 21 tweets 11 min read
1. New round of #Brexit talks in Brussels today & #Prexit behind us, let's take stock of what EU papers are saying in Ep 100 of 'Nothing Has Changed.' (Thread.) 2. France's @LesEchos says TM is "increasingly fragile." Notes, "Clearly, chances that outstanding Brexit issues are resolved" in this round of talks "are close to nill."…
Oct 30, 2017 22 tweets 5 min read
Germany's business publication @wiwo's damning Brexit editoral. "Complete insanity: GB has no Brexit strategy:"… It's behind a paywall and auf Deutsch but I shall do my public service translation later today. Stay tuned!
Oct 22, 2017 16 tweets 5 min read
1. Late to party but better late than never! I've translated Germany's FAS account on May-Juncker, #EUCO & 'no sufficient progress' (Thread) 2. Here is the original article on FAS: "Brexit negotiations: Not possible without pain."…
Oct 20, 2017 19 tweets 9 min read
1. Too much is being read in Merkel's #EUCO #Brexit comments. For balance let's see how the German/EU press is reporting today. (Thread) 2. FAZ comment: "The nervousness in the Kingdom is great. And the anger of Brexiteers against the EU is probably even greater."
Oct 4, 2017 17 tweets 6 min read
German press have picked up, reported & horrified by @BorisJohnson 'making jokes' about the dead in Libya. (UK's chief diplomat, remember.) He does not operate in a vacuum & is seriously doing an unbelievable amount of reputational damage to the UK. It's not funny.