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.
The EU has given the formal green light for a second phase of negotiations on Britain's departure from the bloc. The talks will now focus on a transition period and the future trading relationship between the two sides.
As European Union leaders meet in Brussels for the last time this year, three major items dominate the agenda: Brexit, defense and migration. However, Emmanuel Macron's push for eurozone reforms will likely have to wait.
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.
Negotiations for the first post-Brexit EU budget will start in 2018. Germany will be the biggest contributor to the budget. Will it use its leverage to make recalcitrant member states like Poland behave differently?
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