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.
Angela Merkel has said the UK cannot pick and choose which parts of the single market it wants to keep after Brexit. The chancellor insisted that Germany would stand up against any attempts to hollow out global trade.
Opinions differed on whether to conduct a second Brexit referendum when delegates voted at their annual conference. But there was unanimity in members' rejection of the plan put forth by Prime Minister Theresa May.
The EU and the UK look no closer to a deal, as UK Prime Minister Theresa May has ruled out a second referendum and has urged the EU to "evolve its position." A Brexit summit will be held in November, leaders announced.
Following an informal Brexit summit, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said EU-UK relations should not be "dramatized." Shortly after, British PM Theresa May criticized the EU, saying the UK expects respect.
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