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katya adler @BBCkatyaadler Brussels, Belgium

BBC Europe Editor

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On the latest #CoronavirusNewscast… 👥 Groups of six can meet outdoors from Monday 🇪🇺 @bbckatyaadler tells us the… https://t.co/NeEtb5m12V
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5/29
2020
This made me lose it all over again @meggiefoster Brilliant! https://t.co/WyJNiYCP0L
5/28
2020
Here's a recording of the @UKandEU discussion on “Brexit: the state of the negotiations” With @BBCkatyaadlerhttps://t.co/roiIzQPEyg
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5/27
2020
SIGN UP for our next #IsolationInsight event on WEDS 27 MAY @BBCkatyaadler @iainmartin1 @CSBarnard24 and… https://t.co/5nCKvf09ym
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5/24
2020
Spain’s PM says his country will open for international tourism from July #COVIDー19 https://t.co/21BeBN9dVA
5/23
2020
But you win no prize for realising that each side thinks the other will have to blink first or more often.. or for… https://t.co/ZAngJsdTI6Do you need to know by heart all details in both letters? Not really. It’s pretty you’re-wrong-no-you’re-wrong. Bot… https://t.co/akqBrjHX9q“A letter is not the right place to negotiate” is main thrust of the EU’s chief trade negotiator’s written response… https://t.co/PdlPwpcvGRWho are we? Is our personality fixed? I’ve loved taking part in a 3part miniseries on One to One, exploring persona… https://t.co/TV87yGZGKG
Retweeted by katya adlerObvs meant to write “backdoor” not “bankdoor” in point /3 above. Darned autocorrect..UK handling goods entering NIreland. UK says no. That would undermine its sovereignty. It’s not make or break here… https://t.co/Lk73mLCFFsThis will increase tensions between the two sides about what is required under protocol. EU figures off record say… https://t.co/Y403lih6bFThose goods remain in NIreland and are not headed for Republic of Ireland and rest of single market. EU disagrees.… https://t.co/utReZ0i4ouWhile true in law, UK signed up in practise to NIreland effectively remaining in EU customs union and in its single… https://t.co/VRs3L1CbPUThere will be huge frustration in Brussels now the UK has published its expectations of the requirements of the Iri… https://t.co/ymeBGlGZjZ
5/20
2020
touching on other key relationships too eg energy, transport, fight against terror. Details matter and details take time /3Clock is counting down. Negotiations expected to get properly tough in autumn ie last minute. Deja vu from last yea… https://t.co/GsE0TE90nHAt this point in trade negotiations, EU + UK see the other’s position clearly. Each has told the other to completel… https://t.co/6Ibb7SsJHPNot a text that would ever be acceptable to EU or US. Also huge areas of detail missing, as we might expect, but wh… https://t.co/pXpNY5I6g4
Retweeted by katya adlerGood summary of U.K. draft legal texts for trade talks with EU -made public today👇Let’s say: EU not impressed… https://t.co/arlogBB8T2agreement coming with unprecedented EU oversight of our laws and institutions.” UK has now made public the various… https://t.co/r31SP8DzMr“It does not have to be like this” saysUK chief trade negotiator in a letter to his EU counterpart Michel Barnier.… https://t.co/TOWVG6CfkVListened to @BBCkatyaadler interviewing @WiebkeBleidorn about #personality. Fascinating - "traits are stable and a… https://t.co/XnEkFL9lm9
Retweeted by katya adlerWho are we? Is our personality fixed? I’ve loved taking part in a 3part miniseries on One to One, exploring persona… https://t.co/TV87yGZGKGPolitics, PR and some Franco German va va voom.. Some thoughts on the building of the EU’s Recovery Fund #Covid_19 https://t.co/arGu71cWnk
5/19
2020
"Grinds, Debs and shifting" Possibly the best BBC News headline ever as @LarissaKennelly explains Normal People to… https://t.co/gt0OdMmAbc
Retweeted by katya adlerItaly’s PM welcomes the Franco-German recovery fund proposal as “an important first step”👇This is by no means the e… https://t.co/MORIycuxWYCORRECTION: Spain planning MONTHLY BASIC INCOME SCHEME for the most vulnerable households hit by coronavirus pandem… https://t.co/mSY6FLqbiRAttempt to breath life back into idea of Franco-German motor of EU: Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel announce join… https://t.co/QidCswEfo9The size of the fund still tbc. Ratio of loans vs grants (as contentious as the whole corona bonds debate) still tb… https://t.co/Cf9VhvtiGfSweetener to encourage involvement of richer northern countries is that funds spent on the above in weaker EU econo… https://t.co/I5Zp986PvkCommission proposes no limits on which sectors can apply for the money in a country but conditionality would be tha… https://t.co/1YYetq1rjZCommission would ask country requesting money from the recovery fund to present a national recovery plan - ie what… https://t.co/gEBQc5gwn5On the 80% to member states, this is not purely those worst affected by health crisis eg Spain, Italy. It's worst a… https://t.co/0nnbUpRFuFWould be used Commission sources tell me, to re-inforce "stakeholders" so necessary during fight against pandemic -… https://t.co/yDbRVUlmJOCommission proposal is to divide up money raised: 80% to member states where economy most damaged by effects of… https://t.co/jrAJZxumqHAllowed over and above budget to get guarantees from member states in order to borrow more money from capital marke… https://t.co/WcrgSg9cQ4Commission says the fund needs to come as part of the still-to-be agreed and hotly contested new 7 year EU budget.… https://t.co/TkZ1OPylFLCommission President @vonderleyen has been talking to member states to get their crucial support. European Parliame… https://t.co/bKFHAvb0BeThe European Commission is ready with an outline of propsal for recovery fund to help EU member states whose econom… https://t.co/WslNhufzYYFinland previously trialed a basic income scheme for a year - ending 2018 - guaranteeing 560 euros for two thousand… https://t.co/cIQz2onUOZScotland's government has called for a universal basic income to counter looming global recession which Bank of Eng… https://t.co/22Ps58NncXRecipients can work while receiving the payments. The scheme is aimed at encouraging people to look for work, rathe… https://t.co/slKkRcovMISpain is to become first country in Europe to introduce a permanent universal basic income programme to help people… https://t.co/XyqNt5Kh1t
5/18
2020
Stand-off or stalemate: What’s going on in EU-UK #Brexit trade talks?? https://t.co/Uwz3l6IZoKRemember that Irish Backstop? Gov is only now beginning to openly discuss practical consequences of #Brexit alterna… https://t.co/DT4EmqbZbAFOLLOW-UP. Many Italians on social media are furious at the government’s decision. “What’s the sense of all this af… https://t.co/y5TAjw901H
Retweeted by katya adlerBREAKING. #Italy to exempt EU countries - UK included I am told - Switzerland and Monaco from quarantine rules appl… https://t.co/1WAIU3RYnY
Retweeted by katya adlerShadowboxing or stalemate - How much trouble are EU-UK trade talks really in? Some thoughts.. #Brexit https://t.co/XxjvxtHYkCWill the movie industry ever be the same again? @KermodeMovie, @simonmayo AND @mrchrisaddison join the… https://t.co/44mENeQic1
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5/16
2020
If EU so worried about level playing field then UK says it has floated possibility of aiming for 98% or 99% tariff… https://t.co/PpFus3OFmqUK official says UK engaging in all areas of talks + has made an offer to EU on level playing field provisions but… https://t.co/A7UqaA8glJA senior UK negotiating official says: UK being very realistic. Only asking EU for PRECEDENTED relationship – eg al… https://t.co/weXymNPIGUAfter 3rd round if trade talks EU and UK each accuse the other if being unrealistic and of needing to change their… https://t.co/44DU0vJy8lOn level playing field argument: EU at pains to point out that it’s not asking UK to align itself with EU regulatio… https://t.co/NgiGtforAjTo make it clear: to those upset I’ve not given more detail of David Frost’s position while I’ve liberally quoted B… https://t.co/jeiDO39NBy @PeterWalker59 I’m following a Barnier press conference live. Frost released a very brief letter. Thank youBarnier says EU will never make an agreement at the cost if its own single market. Says EU will never allow a 3rd c… https://t.co/OXKA5CHDmJBarnier says U.K. can’t have benefits of single market and customs union without restrictions. If there’s to be a d… https://t.co/dfUvXtTLKvBarnier says he’s « determined but not optimistic » about how EU-UK talks are going. #Brexit /1Previously the declared aim had been to decide by June but useful leverage for EU in talks as financial services of such importance to UK /2Barnier rules out co-decision-making EU and U.K. when comes to granting equivalence on financial service institutio… https://t.co/KswEqqAzmpBarnier raises concerns about Northern Ireland Protocol (again). Reminds UK it must be up and running (with provisi… https://t.co/esMWcLmMclBarnier acknowledges receipt of letter from UK raising concerns that some EU countries haven’t yet made clear the p… https://t.co/wPjbtinORV« Real lack of understanding of consequences of U.K. leaving the customs union and single market. U.K. needs to be… https://t.co/aO9ePfK1QmBarnier says progress needs to be made in parallel in all areas discussed in EU-UK trade talks. Has previously accu… https://t.co/eb7Hl4OrH7Barnier: « EU is not going to bargain away its single market for benefit of U.K. businesses «Barnier says line by line negotiations on tariffs - based on Michael Gove’s recent suggestion if that is what it ta… https://t.co/X5gKU0T4klBarnier says EU wants mutual reciprocal agreements on environment , state aid etc - says U.K. wants to maintain hig… https://t.co/yjoRp3zRxNBarnier says 1) EU ambition is for free trade zero tariff zéro quota agreement which would be unprecedented for EU… https://t.co/oWO5atZiA0Results of talks this week « disappointing » says Barnier after round 3 of negotiationsNo progress on most difficult subjects except for moderate progress in talks on fishing quotas says Michel Barnier… https://t.co/NoCqF3kxMQ250 negotiators and experts on each side EU and U.K. in trade negotiations, says Barnier after round 3 of talks #BrexitBrexit is a school of patience says Michel Barnier following round 3 of EU-UK trade negotiationsDavid Frost cites EU insistence on UK signing up to level playing conditions, limiting UK ability to decide own reg… https://t.co/Lu0pPJtz8iAfter round 3 of trade talks with EU since #Brexit the UK’s chief negotiator says: « “I regret ...that we made very… https://t.co/Os3DMGkpTbBREAKING: Germany relaxes quarantine restrictions for travelers from the EU, the Schengen passport-free zone and th… https://t.co/dWOLzDC3gD
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5/15
2020
This on the same day the EU wrote to the UK accusing it of not respecting freedom of movement regulations that coul… https://t.co/ajpBtYmI0VMichael Gove has written to the European Commission about concerns regarding limited progress in some EU countries… https://t.co/tkeTbNb5J3 @jessbrammar Congratulations!!!!!EU says “These shortcomings have an impact on current rights of EU citizens in UK + also risk effecting implementat… https://t.co/cars6LGPPBThe Commission has sent a formal letter to the UK, which is the first step in its infringement proceedings. The UK… https://t.co/8Ncz1Es4ONThe European Commission has launched legal proceedings against the UK for allegedly violating EU law on free moveme… https://t.co/y03F338Ju4German ‘Confinement Compliant’ Hats Good for social distancing and publicity but maybe not the most fashion consci… https://t.co/OxcqpKBUR2
Retweeted by katya adlerBreaking: Emma de Souza forces change in immigration laws in the UK. All Northern Ireland citizens - British or dua… https://t.co/MQjsQk9gSQ
Retweeted by katya adler @IsabelHardman @KingstonHospNHS @JZWoodcock Congratulations!!!Even if European borders begin to open up in the coming weeks and months – a big if - there’s little expectation t… https://t.co/yUWdQZdq7mFrance is expected to announce a 1.5 billion euro plan today to relaunch the tourism industry. A quarter of the cou… https://t.co/OYsHUngOYM
5/14
2020
Cue: EU breathing sigh of relief that reality being faced now👇#Brexit https://t.co/vyYdpWrzFQIt's also hoping that this times EU countries will better co-ordinate their actions. When comes to public health th… https://t.co/2NgpHb6cfiCommission proposes starting with travel between European countries with similarly low corona virus levels. As with… https://t.co/Dq6KwH1qEwCommission recommends that tracing apps EU countries are introducing to help contain the virus be designed to work… https://t.co/fcKFbM0MPoFirst prioritising travel for goods and workers in the EU to help the smooth running of Europe’s single market; the… https://t.co/0aUYBY3c5BEU as a whole, plus other members of Europe’s passport-free travel zone, Schengen, sealed themselves off to non-ess… https://t.co/SS0j8Sgz1FMany still have travel restrictions in place within their own borders. France for example has green zones where inf… https://t.co/X54C3v1vOnFar more in the case of individual countries like Greece and Spain. But we’re not talking here about jumping from l… https://t.co/6WxwFiZYZyIt’s no surprise the EU is keen to kick-start tourism. #COVID19 linked recession is hitting Europe hard. A summer… https://t.co/qo7FhoEhDR
5/13
2020

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