Don't dream it's over: EU's Brexit message to Britain

Don't dream it's over: EU's Brexit message to Britain

Don't dream it's over: EU's Brexit message to Britain

Mr Wilson gave the interview after the Irish premier addressed the European Parliament on the future of the EU and in which he dismissed suggestions he has played any role in reported plots against Brexit.

"There is some hypocrisy by looking at how much money we really collect as corporate taxes on other countries that attract far less, but on paper their taxes are higher", said the Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in speech to the European Parliament.

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday he would welcome any British attempt to rejoin the EU after Brexit, as Brussels jumped on speculation about a second referendum.

Juncker's comments come just a day after European Council president Donald Tusk told Britain:'Our hearts are still open to you'.

Juncker, who heads the EU's powerful executive arm, said Brexit was a "catastrophe" and a "lose-lose situation both for the British and members of the EU".

"We took a fork in the road for Brexit and what we ought to do is simply to get on with it but I don't think the British would get bullied in the second referendum into changing their minds", Farage said.

"Upon reflection, I should have said Leo Varadkar's European Union policies defy logic rather than the language I used".

And French president Emmanuel Macron joined in, saying that there was still time for the United Kingdom to reconsider Brexit.

He noted that Britain will remain part of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, and the Council of Europe human rights watchdog.

The Bank of England said this month that a post-Brexit free trade deal including financial services could be completed in three years.

The British government insists it will honour the June 2016 referendum vote to leave the EU.

In March 2017, Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union, formally beginning the two-year legal process of Britain's exit, which is set to conclude in March 2019.

'The promises made by the Prime Minister last January are today as worthless as a degree certificate from Trump University.

Twitter users said her accent was 'appalling'.

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