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Sinn Féin politician and Northern Ireland’s former first minister dies aged 66 Martin McGuinness, key figure in peace process, dies Martin McGuinness’s obituary Tusk calls EU leaders to special summit to decide their Brexit strategy 12.10pm GMT De Volkskrant , a respected Dutch newspaper, has published a long article about the negotiating strategy the EU will adopt during Brexit. It appears under the headline: Dit is de geheime EU-strategie voor scheiding van de Britten This is the secret EU Strategy for separation from the British 11.29am GMT This is wha t Donald Tusk , president of the European council, said at his press conference about the special EU summit. In view of what was announced in London yesterday I would like to inform you that I will call a European council on Saturday 29 April to adopt the guidelines for the Brexit talks. I personally wish the UK hadn’t chosen to leave the EU. But the majority of British voters decided otherwise. Continue reading...