After Brexit London intends to withdraw from a fisheries convention and reclaim exclusive rights to fishing grounds inside 12 nautical miles of Britain's coast. Fishermen on the continent are concerned; much of their catch comes from British waters.
The German president has warned that Britain's exit from the European Union "cannot become an endless horror story." Concerns are growing that pro-Brexit parties could disrupt next month's EU parliamentary elections.
Theresa May has accepted an offer from Brussels to extend the Brexit deadline to October 31. The delay could force the UK to take part in European elections unless it can pass a divorce deal through parliament.
On a European day trip, Theresa May is trying to convince the German and French leaders to give her more time for Brexit. Her visits to Berlin and Paris precede an EU emergency summit on how long the delay should be.
EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has told UK lawmakers that — if they want an orderly Brexit — Theresa May’s Withdrawal Agreement is the only show in town.
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