EU fury: How Gordon Brown HID while European leaders signed away UK sovereignty

GORDON BROWN hid and waited for three and a half hours before signing the Lisbon Treaty so that he would not be pictured with other EU leaders signing together, unearthed reports reveal.

As Brexit Day approaches, a new life outside the bloc is about to become a reality. It will prompt many to look back at the UK’s relationship with Brussels – and it has been a bumpy ride since Edward Heath took Britain into what was then the EEC in 1973. The signing of the Lisbon Treaty in 2007 made the EU even more powerful as a supranational body, as member states ceded sovereignty to further Brussels integration.

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2020-01-28 08:02
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