German CDU politician David McAllister is backing the pro-EU campaign in Scotland, land of his ancestors. In the UK, Labour politician Gisela Stuart, who was born in Germany, is a spokesperson for the "leave" campaign.
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.
A total of 40 MPs in Britain's Conservative Party have agreed to sign a letter of no confidence in PM Theresa May, according to a report. The figure still comes up short of the 48 needed to force a new leadership vote.
Arron Banks, the businessman who funded the campaign for the UK to leave the EU in 2016, has refuted allegations Russia funded Brexit. The Electoral Commission is looking into whether he breached campaign finance rules.
In 2016, the funds paid to Brussels by Britain were about half what "Leave" campaign advocates claimed. EU contributions amounted to only 1.2 percent of UK government spending.
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