European fishermen want access to English waters, where they make about half their income. Their British counterparts would prefer to limit the competition. But the matter isn’t so simple.
European Union leaders fear Angela Merkel's weakened power could be a liability for the bloc. When it comes to political heavyweights in Europe, the German chancellor has long been top of the list.
For many good reasons, the border in Ireland is a central theme of the Brexit negotiations. Yet there's another UK-EU border, the one in the English Channel, that warrants some consideration.
France is leading a 10-country defense initiative in a bid to "face new threats" outside existing structures. Germany is wary that the project could entangle its military in foreign interventions and undermine the EU.
London and Brussels have described reports in the British press of a deal on financial services as "speculation" and as "misleading." The UK is also launching a new crime center to crack down on money-laundering.
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