Some doctors in Poland are brushing up on their English skills in order to apply for jobs in the United Kingdom. For them, the ongoing saga surrounding Brexit does not appear to be a deterrent.
At their virtual summit, EU leaders will debate the coronavirus pandemic and Hungary and Poland's attempts to blackmail the EU over a rule-of-law clause that does not suit them.
EU leaders have made no headway on the veto of its budget and coronavirus bailout package. Poland and Hungary have blocked their passage over stipulations they uphold the rule of law.
Sources say common ground seems possible in areas related to protecting reciprocal social security rights for people moving between EU member states and the UK. But a no-deal exit on trade issues continues to loom.
Prime Minister Johnson has unveiled a new three-tiered system of localized restrictions. The north of England has been recording spikes in coronavirus cases and bars in the city of Liverpool will have to close.
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