Luxembourg's Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna warned the UK cannot expect "full and automatic" access to the EU single market after Brexit, ahead of a major speech on Friday by UK Prime Minister Theresa May. More
May is hoping to use a major speech in Florence on Friday to break the deadlock, amid speculation she will offer to continue paying into the EU budget during a transitional phase after the UK formally leaves the EU, expected in March 2019. More
Prime Minister Theresa May should provide clarity on how the U.K. government intends to deal with it’s European Union divorce bill if it wants trade talks to start this year, Denmark’s foreign minister said. More
May must keep potential rebels on board, because even with the support of 10 lawmakers from Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party, she has a majority of just 13, meaning that just seven Tories need to vote with the opposition to inflict defeat on her. More
After spending a record amount of Norway’s oil wealth to prevent a recession, Prime Minister Erna Solberg is poised to become the first Conservative Party leader in Norway’s history to win re-election in more than 30 years. More
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has contended with a leak of draft new immigration rules, while the opposition Labour Party prepared to challenge a new legal regime and talks with Brussels remained stalemated. More
Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, will deliver the annual State of the Union speech next week in a more upbeat mood than a year ago, when the 28-nation bloc was buffeted by the UK's decision to leave and anti-EU parties appeared to be on the march.