With Brexit negotiations on the horizon, some 900,000 Polish citizens who have made a home for themselves in the UK face prejudice and an uncertain future. Many are planning to return to Poland, where employment opportunities are waiting for them.
A cross-party parliamentary committee has urged the government to consider a "limited extension" if key issues aren't dealt with. The committee's chair said "credible, detailed proposals" need to be put forward now.
Chief EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has announced agreement on most of the issues that could allow the EU to offer Britain a transition deal. Some concerns about the Irish border still need to be resolved, though.
Poland's president has drawn comparisons between his country's EU membership and its 123 years of partitions. The government, under pressure from Brussels, rarely misses an opportunity to bare its patriotic teeth.
As negotiations for Britain's exit from the EU are dragging on, European carmakers are calling for clarification of issues affecting their sector, including type approval procedures and emissions targets.
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