With Brexit, the traditionalists have put the future of young Britons in jeopardy, says DW's Robert Mudge: Those are the ones who have to bear the consequences of their country resorting to its island mentality.
European Council President Donald Tusk said there could be no "cherry-picking" on post-Brexit trade relations. British Prime Minister Theresa May will unveil Brexit plans at a speech next week.
EU leaders meet informally in Brussels to discuss how to deal with the loss of funds from the UK when it leaves the bloc. The group of 27 is also discussing how to chose the next President of the European Commission.
UK Brexit Minister David Davis' speech in Vienna sought to reassure EU leaders. Brexit would not lead to an Anglo-Saxon race to the bottom and Britain would not be plunged into a Mad Max-style world, he said.
The number of EU citizens leaving Britain has reached its highest level in a decade, while fewer are arriving. It is unclear if concerns surrounding Brexit are a major factor in people's decision to leave.
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