Brexit isn't just a threat for London's finance industry. It could also hit Scotland hard. The sector employs over 200,000 in the country, and worries about the future of those jobs are rising in Edinburgh.
Prime Minister Theresa May is against it, level-headed business leaders say it's essential: Britain's membership of the EU Customs Union and Single Market is a divisive issue. DW looks at what it all means.
British MPs rejected a plan to strengthen parliament's power to intervene if no divorce deal is reached with Brussels. A rebellion by pro-EU MPs was averted after they were promised a "meaningful vote" on the outcome.
The head of one of Germany's business groups warns that Britain and the EU could "sink into insignificance" if they stay divided. Businesses fear that Britain could crash out of the bloc in March 2019.
The first round in trade negotiations between the EU and Australia has kicked off. As protectionism spreads, Canberra is keen to tie the 28-nation bloc into a deal that would open EU markets to its cheese, wine and meat.
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