The EU wants to delay the next phase of "Brexit" negotiations. European Parliament lawmakers have voted not to advance talks on the UK's withdrawal to the next stage — because there hasn't been enough progress made in settling the divorce itself.
Spanish Prime Minister Sanchez said that Madrid cannot approve the deal unless changes regarding Gibraltar are made. All 27 remaining EU leaders must approve the 585-page exit.
EU leaders in Brussels have praised the Brexit deal but want to see the UK hold true to the accord until a special summit on Sunday. After that, there will be no renegotiations. DW's Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.
British firms are struggling with the biggest shortage of EU workers in two decades. A weak pound amid Brexit uncertainty means staying home or other EU states are more fruitful options.
European lawmakers have approved an overhaul of the bloc's telecom rules. To Europeans' delight, phone call and text message costs will be capped and measures will be taken to make 5G networks widely available by 2020.
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