Workers from Poland are an important backbone of London’s economy, in particular for the building trade. But with the Brexit decision looming, many Poles are now worried about their future in the UK.
A storm over recent British hostility towards invited migrants has prompted Prime Minister Theresa May to apologize to Caribbean nations. Their leaders are in London for a Commonwealth summit later this week.
Fighting populism and xenophobia, and championing human rights is bearing fruit, according to Human Rights Watch's World Report 2018. France leads the way, Germany is a mixed bag, the US and Britain are falling behind.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has met with Polish counterpart Mateusz Morawiecki at a time of contentious relations with the EU for both their countries. They vowed to intensify security cooperation regarding Russia.
EU negotiator Michel Barnier reminded the UK that details on its post-Brexit strategy were still sketchy. He warned that a transition deal was by no means certain due to "substantial disagreements."
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