Major European companies are not ready to oppose US President Donald Trump's sanctions against Iran, says Russia's envoy to the European Union, arguing that the bloc's recent move to protect firms against Washington's punitive measures would only benefit smaller companies.
European countries faced pressure on Tuesday to resolve a fresh standoff with the operators of the migrant rescue ship Aquarius which is stranded for the second time in the Mediterranean carrying 141 people.
A new poll carried out in the United Kingdom shows that pro-Brexit sentiments among the public have seen a stark change with over 100 parliament seats that supported Britain’s departure from the European Union now want the country to stay in the bloc.
Sources close to the European Union leadership have indicated that Brexit will not be on the agenda of a next summit of the bloc in Salzburg, Austria, unless Britain makes tangible concessions on conditions it has proposed on the issue.
Britain's international trade minister said it's likely the UK will fail to agree upon a divorce deal with the European Union before it leaves the bloc in March — the latest in a growing chorus of warnings that the negotiations are in crisis.
The European Union's chief negotiator for the United Kingdom's departure from the bloc has announced that Brussels is ready to compromise on the thorny issue of the Irish border to help the two sides avoid a so-called no-deal Brexit.
Britain's foreign secretary warned anew against a "messy divorce" with the European Union that could poison future relations as he visited Austria on Wednesday, bringing his message to the country that holds the EU's rotating presidency.
UK negotiators have told their counterparts in Brussels that about 7,000 European-based investment funds that rely on British clients for their cash and profits will be hit by regulators unless the EU changes its position on the City of London after Brexit.
Two-thirds of Britons now think the government will end up with a bad deal when Britain leaves the European Union early next year, and half want the chance to vote on what happens next, Sky News reported on Monday, citing its own poll.