Yet another casualty of Britain’s looming exit from the European Union may be the legendary pork pies of Melton Mowbray — so legendary, they’re protected by the EU. Once Brexit hits, the pies, and their makers, are on their own.
EU-UK ties won't be "frictionless," but there's no need for a wall between neighbors, EU Council President Tusk has said. Still, his guidelines have poured cold water on British calls for a post-Brexit free trade deal.
The EU will recall its ambassador to Russia for consultations in response to a nerve agent attack on an ex-double agent in England. Several EU member states are also considering expelling Russian diplomats.
Ahead of Brexit, UK citizens living in the Netherlands applied to court to have their rights as EU citizens recognized and protected. The court has passed their queries on to the European Court of Justice.
Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk say the door remains open for the United Kingdom to change course on leaving the EU. Talks of a second Brexit referendum have been quashed by Prime Minister Theresa May's office.
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