Crisis brewing in Davos?
At the World Economic Forum DW sat down with Marijn Dekkers, the chief of German chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer, to ask what direction he sees Europe and the world headed in.
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.
UK officials have warned that leaving the EU with no deal could immediately cripple trade, a newspaper report says. In one scenario, there could be food and fuel shortages within two weeks. And it could be even worse.
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