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katya adler @BBCkatyaadler Brussels, Belgium

BBC Europe Editor

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This after 4 elections in 4 years in Spain. Now - more uncertainty as the horse trading to form a government will b… https://t.co/nhtsNyelv2Exit polls in Spain suggest gains for far right Vox party-predicted but not realised in last election. Catalan sepa… https://t.co/DjcFY9cCjk
11/10
2019
@adamfleming @richardwnewton @dinosofos @ChrisMasonBBC @bbclaurak Importantly: was there cake in the office kitchen???Every weekend #Electioncast takes a look back at the most important moments on the campaign trail in one handy podc… https://t.co/EVZ14U3KUQ
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11/9
2019
"Honk us out, Laura!" @ChrisMasonBBC, @bbclaurak, @adamfleming and @BBCkatyaadler are making what, for many, is ina… https://t.co/BFG0yT0FXI
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11/7
2019
My latest blog from Brussels: an interview with Jean Claude Juncker on #Brexit pledges in the UK general election,… https://t.co/qRXbRFkdbe
11/6
2019
Juncker says he reads the British papers and that journalists don’t listen to the content of his speeches because,… https://t.co/FRisuz23KgJean Claude Juncker is often associated with the dream of a ‘united states of Europe’ but he told me he was not rea… https://t.co/AUBoJC8O66Juncker said during political career he’s got to know 5 UK prime ministers starting with Tony Blair. He said all se… https://t.co/MgFVfDmlKhPresident Juncker said negotiating with UK had been difficult bc he says “it took time for our British friends to f… https://t.co/aB6XoPBGLtJuncker said Ireland demanded the post-Brexit status of border between Northern Ireland and the Republic be a key f… https://t.co/TmgiSG6U4WDespite complaining about the protracted #Brexit process, Mr Juncker refused to accept EU might share some blame. I… https://t.co/OQRaJzWH9NIn practical terms, if not legally-speaking, in Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal Northern Ireland will remain part of EU… https://t.co/xHLujLcS8PMr Juncker appeared to contradict Boris Johnson’s claim that he’d managed what his predecessor failed to do: get EU… https://t.co/Taj0uKKvHvI asked @JunckerEU if he’d rather have Parliament ratify new Brexit deal or approve holding another referendum. He… https://t.co/Okw5GEn5CyJuncker: UK will leave EU by 31 January - @BBCKatyaAdler speaks to European Commission President during his final d… https://t.co/m6BbmuJ4H8
Retweeted by katya adlerBut admitted the next European Commission would decide if there was any flexibility to re-open the Withdrawal Agree… https://t.co/7qanGGY99vOn Labour’s pledge to renegotiate the Brexit deal (this would be 3rd #Brexit deal with EU) if the party won the ele… https://t.co/AIwihjggOiMr Juncker said it would not be easy to disentangle UK from decades of common laws and regulations with the EU and… https://t.co/QRwRG3YAD5On Boris Johnson’s pledge to negotiate a brand new comprehensive EU-UK trade deal by December next year Mr Juncker… https://t.co/t41eYxej0XJean Claude Juncker told me today he thinks #Brexit will happen by 31 January - the process has already gone on so… https://t.co/zMSBnHBrXBMy interview with Jean Claude Juncker on what’s next for #Brexit plus what he makes of UK Brexit campaign promises… https://t.co/3m4g9hma0pOutgoing EU Commission Pres @JunckerEU to @BBCkatyaadler -Believes the UK will leave EU by 31st Jan -Brexit is "a t… https://t.co/RuhuQtstum
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11/5
2019
Lend your ears to my magnificent colleagues #Electioncast https://t.co/4b3looZrXr
11/4
2019
@PeterMsport @JudithRalston I was honoured that Peter finally relented and deigned to be in a pic with me x
11/3
2019
@dinosofos @wittertainment @KermodeMovie @simonmayo Velkom, velkom! Come on in ..! #Brexitcast
11/2
2019
@kimberleyg5404 @archied009 @bbclaurak @adamfleming @ChrisMasonBBC LOVE this!"There will be a big fuss about a foreign leader interfering in an election.” @BBCLauraK explains what effect Dona… https://t.co/MeMrYrcFZ1
Retweeted by katya adlerThe 31st October came and went... No ditches, no explosions. Just another episode of #Brexitcast. Oh, and an elect… https://t.co/fQOPjN9Jxf
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11/1
2019
Look who I just bumped into with Halloween make up - about to record #brexitcast - the question is whether ⁦… https://t.co/IyXyWZ5zwA
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10/31
2019
Could Scotland become independent after #Brexit? @BBCkatyaadler and @adamfleming answer this question ➡️… https://t.co/GJNTlk0Lqu
Retweeted by katya adlerIncoming European Commission Chief Ursula von der Leyen has demanded U.K. nominate a new Commissioner for as long a… https://t.co/L7iEE0uhXJThis article👇mirrors EU suspicions I hear that Boris Johnson chose to push for pre-Brexit election for personal pro… https://t.co/hWZr3PegpEFor the purists here's a full, non-leaked, final text of the European Council decision to extend the Article 50 per… https://t.co/7RFycfq2AU
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10/29
2019
EU approves new #Brexit extension but will the PM get his pre-Christmas election? Catch our coverage tonight:… https://t.co/q4eNQVoYp4Boris Johnson urges EU leaders to make clear that this is the very last #Brexit extension. Ever. How likely is the… https://t.co/52Q5gVOZKVThousands of 50-pence coins minted to commemorate Brexit on Oct. 31 will be melted down after Prime Minister Boris… https://t.co/xPvX41xyke
Retweeted by katya adler @FreitagDesign @Mental_Universe YesAs for this new extension: EU leaders now need to personally see and sign off on the #Brexit extension plus accompa… https://t.co/k5rQaVfTbjRe-opening part of the #Brexit Withdrawal Agreement or accepting yet another Brexit extension to avoid no deal - it… https://t.co/KwllzK2a5DFor the EU, needs must. It won’t make concessions that really hurt the bloc. Eg PM accepted a customs division in t… https://t.co/cK7XFvG1DNEven if EU were to say: “no more extensions” in an attempt to focus MPs minds on newly negotiated Brexit deal -as B… https://t.co/zvbWu4uVrQIn back of EU minds is the possibility (after 3 years of false dawns during the Brexit process) that Brussels may b… https://t.co/z5Sj9hkcGGThe PM urges EU to make clear that a further extension after 31 January is not possible. EU highly unlikely to do… https://t.co/BGGpLeLL1iBoris Johnson has written to EU accepting the new #Brexit extension which, he writes, was “imposed” on his government (by Parliament) /1"...an excruciatingly long and confusing political dance..." @BBCkatyaadler https://t.co/tlZqA70sNW #Brexit
Retweeted by katya adler @BBCkatyaadler Brexit dance goes on, as EU approves new extension for UK @BBCkatyaadler's latest blog ⬇️ https://t.co/ZduJ3648Rw
Retweeted by katya adler3) EU knows PM is obliged by UK law to accept new Brexit delay but it takes nothing for granted anymore. Under EU l… https://t.co/lVBZjYKC9p2)EU text reminds UK that until it leaves, it remains a full member of EU including all rights + obligations. New E… https://t.co/Z2TWsVOhzxEU added a declaration to extension text. 1) Brussels wants UK to realise this is a ‘flextension’. UK doesn’t need… https://t.co/7JKcMUdLof @ChrisHallamLaw @davidallengreen The EU has attached text to the extension This needs to be approved by PMIn summary, then: We have a govt which has broken its central promise; an opposition which does not want an electio… https://t.co/o1a6JZknLg
Retweeted by katya adlerOnce EU has the UKs formal approval, it will issue new extension in written form. Diplomats say that process takes… https://t.co/xhpavptkq9Brussels now awaits the PMs approval to formalise extension. The approval is required under EU law but this is unco… https://t.co/vjrYFQBviOEU aim: to remove UK focus on EU extension as catalyst for decisions of UK political parties. But then this weekend… https://t.co/JaXjr9T2QtEU leaders intended newly negotiated #Brexit deal to be voted on ASAP, not be used as an election prop. They didn’t… https://t.co/54HGcWgFh0To please all. Phase one runs out November, in hope that will make gov/MPs concentrate and vote on newly negotiated… https://t.co/bKdmjdwt3jWell, at first it looked like all EU leaders were open to the 3 month extension mentioned in PMs extension request… https://t.co/sCxGFHAcnMWhy on earth the excruciating EU #Brexit extension dance?? Brussels promised to announce ‘end of last week’, then c… https://t.co/jffiwODYzUEU has agreed #Brexit extension but needs PM to sign off on it before it’s formalised. VERY uncomfortable for die i… https://t.co/N0BHfAhEDU
10/28
2019
https://t.co/MXisGesqCfExcoriating from Nigel Dodds at DUP conference saying Boris Johnson didn’t understand what he negotiated ... ... a… https://t.co/4Zm6n4OZI1
Retweeted by katya adler“In the Élysée, they do believe Boris Johnson, big political hitter, is probably the only individual domestically t… https://t.co/I8ml6e8cQa
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10/26
2019
🚨Brexitcast goes global🚨 From 5pm today two of the biggest BBC podcasts #GlobalNewsPod #Brexitcast get together to… https://t.co/tYd5lpuYF3
Retweeted by katya adlerPM says here👇that UK could still leave EU by 31st October but “it depends on EU” he says. Really? In theory UK coul… https://t.co/Xb672mvnh6"Protests continue to grow throughout #Lebanon, w/ demonstrators feeling that this is a now-or-never moment to radi… https://t.co/o1g7ea0Y3y
Retweeted by katya adler'Black Friday': Travel chaos across Italy as public services go on strike https://t.co/HeZ42wKppE
Retweeted by katya adlerThis is purely political dance. EU diplomats say everything still pointing to an extension potentially lasting till… https://t.co/zCa4z3KdZrMeaning EU extension decision will be understood through UK political prism and “blamed” accordingly. That’s why EU… https://t.co/h8ybVqfbXUWhy is EU stalling on announcing the new #Brexit extension? EU leaders really really REALLY do not like the UK focu… https://t.co/UGSck6LzTD“Everything still points to an extension till end of January,” says EU diplomat after EU leaders delay announcing t… https://t.co/wp7EZ8x8Wz
10/25
2019
Don't forget, after Question Time, it's time for #Brexitcast. There have been developments. Join @bbclaurakhttps://t.co/GwOk7ffE1X
Retweeted by katya adlerDo They Know it's BreXmas Time At All? #Brexitcast is here... 🎧 LISTEN https://t.co/nm3BfQblxs 📺 WATCH… https://t.co/n83Gc4LqrH
Retweeted by katya adlerAm told EU27 ambassadors will tomorrow discuss 2 extension options: 1) tiered flextension - short to ratify deal, e… https://t.co/rbPJS44l2c
Retweeted by katya adlerEU diplomat says to me: considering Boris Johnson’s call to get Parliament onboard for 12 December election, EU mig… https://t.co/HnBq0X0or5 @frankkuin Political packaging !EU leaders are already half-thinking -should an election prove inconclusive/return a hung parliament then they may… https://t.co/BWJ9UYkObVEU would keep to its ‘flextension’ idea, so the UK could and would leave as soon as Brexit deal was ratified by UK… https://t.co/zkDthw53LJIn case deal did not pass by midNov in UK, the second tier of extension lasting till 31 Jan would kick in, allowing… https://t.co/LIokZ3POHjThis, it is thought here, would appeal to the French who are pretty much the only EU country opposing granting the… https://t.co/RpUFMJk5YQIdea would be to have “short extension” till mid November to encourage MPs to debate and (EU hopes) ratify the new #Brexit deal /2Whispers in EU now of how possible 2tier extension could get everyone (all 27 member states) onboard /1 @IainDale @DNucinkis @adamfleming @bbclaurak Though even Germans balk at the tongue-twisting, preferring to refer to her as AKK instead! @BowMuellTrans It certainly said as a second headline it in the online version when I tweeted. But you’re right. It now doesn’tAlarm bells ringing in Germany after PM moots 12 December election. Bild newspaper warns the #Brexit process could… https://t.co/RQfV9tvxzdOne for Dr @BBCkatyaadler https://t.co/7dtCVtltDO
Retweeted by katya adlerLast minute posturing or political determination: Will Brexit-impatient France block Germany’s push for 3month exte… https://t.co/XYslQB1GHMWatching ongoing divisions in Parliament: inside Tory party over elections vs getting #Brexit deal ratified and spl… https://t.co/sfymmBJIrC
Retweeted by katya adlerWatching ongoing divisions in Parliament: inside Tory party over elections vs getting #Brexit deal ratified and spl… https://t.co/sfymmBJIrCThat explains the EU majority preference for 3 months BUT as with last #Brexit delay, Brussels dubs this a ‘flexten… https://t.co/Uta9tLvXT4Worries that offering more than 3 months could be viewed in UK as ‘EU trying to keep the UK in as long as possible’… https://t.co/d04Gd9r7fDAnd b) EU thinks opting for extension time asked for by UK (the 3 months mentioned in PMs request letter and Benn A… https://t.co/q65y1xciQhNB The EU majority preference for 3mth extension is because countries like Germany think a) it stops having to agon… https://t.co/vGvMOW1QyYEU extension decision likely to be announced tomorrow. Either in writing (this is the preference of #Brexit -fatigu… https://t.co/4Tc5a6vD2PWhile that is easy to say for EU politicians, it’s challenging to actually do. Would look like Brussels meddling i… https://t.co/zJzX3m0A3k2) Extension time shld be used for something concrete. Preferably in EU view: to get #Brexit deal ratified. There i… https://t.co/BiXN66N8vJIt could be that he’s using the days BEFORE extension decision is announced to stamp his feet (via press statements… https://t.co/xSVWVwlRrgThen Macron will be using up exactly the kind of good will/openness to consensus decision-making he needs if wants… https://t.co/mVVB34u6PcBUT will Macron really veto the 3month extension Germany and others favour? He has already angered a number in the… https://t.co/SOhmyG8OP0France worries a longer extension could lead to more UK indecisiveness. Or a general election which may prove incon… https://t.co/US9vvQn5BC
10/24
2019

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