The European Union hopes cross-party talks in London will yield a majority in the House of Commons for the stalled Brexit deal and is willing to grant more time to achieve that, the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier said.
British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond said on Friday it was very likely that the idea of a second Brexit referendum would again be put to Parliament at some point, although the government remained opposed to any new plebiscite.
Four Catalan leaders on trial over a 2017 bid to split their region from Spain said separatists should be more flexible about entering negotiations on forming the next Madrid government after a April 28 national election.
Nationalist anti-immigration parties plan to join forces following next month’s European Union parliamentary election, looking to create a new bloc to shake up the EU, officials from four groups said on Monday.
Finns face a broad, incohesive coalition government for the next four years as the Social Democrats, who narrowly won weekend elections, focus on keeping the surging anti-immigration populists out, analysts said.