The possible Brexit means the UK and the EU will have to negotiate new laws as to how they interact with one another. That means that legal expertise is in high demand.
Brexit is a defeat "we all have to take responsibility for," European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says. British Prime Minister Theresa May has said the UK still intends to exit from the EU in March 2019.
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.
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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