A recent survey of corporate leaders from Britain and Germany shows that most expect a negative impact on the UK economy if the country decides to leave the EU. The country would lose jobs and production in Britain would be cut.
European affairs ministers have agreed on May 26 for the next European Parliament elections, bringing the date forward two weeks. With the exit of Britain from the bloc, the assembly is to shrink.
UK leaders are finding their European friends in a time of need. Meanwhile, there is white smoke in Brussels for the transition deal and a Brexit joke from France has fallen flat in London.
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.
Brexiteers hailed the decision to reintroduce the pre-1988 dark blue passport as symbolic of Britain's newly regained sovereignty. The EU doesn't require member countries to issue passports of any particular color.
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