Britain's exit from the EU is pulling at the seams of British fashion. Much of the workforce hails from the EU. And Europe is the biggest export market for the British textile industry.
Negotiators have given Britain until the end of the month to make headway on a divorce settlement that includes a hefty bill, citizens' rights and the Irish border. Leaders in Europe are increasingly losing patience.
The UK parliament has started a debate on when the two-year negotiating period for Brexit should end. Some MPs are questioning whether there should be a fixed time at all.
Theresa May has met European business leaders, who warned that a 'no deal Brexit' would be catastrophic. Fifteen business groups were in London to seek reassurance over the future of UK-EU trade.
Brexit minister David Davis has said UK lawmakers will have the chance to vote on Britain's final exit deal from the EU. Despite the concession, Davis stressed that the UK will leave the EU "whatever the outcome."
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