EU officials hope the British government shows more urgency about a Brexit deal when its negotiators come to Brussels
EU leaders are willing to change the bloc's rules for the freedom of movement of workers, opening an opportunity for Britain to avoid a damaging "hard Brexit", former prime minister Tony Blair said on Saturday.
Rescue boats could be refused port in Italy if they don’t sign onto the proposed code of conduct.
Italy warned that the European Union must keep its doors open to eventual membership for Western Balkan countries.
Showing frustration with what Europeans consider British grandstanding and impatience with a dearth of clear proposals, the EU’s Michel Barnier said Britain needs to make “sufficient progress” on all the initial issues — citizens’ rights.