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UK and EU negotiators resumed Brexit talks amid warnings that no deal would plunge the UK into recession and leave EU citizens in legal limbo.
Exclusive: Senior EU sources have told Business Insider they are unwilling to make any further concessions to Theresa May in order to save the Brexit divorce deal negotiations, which are currently locked over the issue of the Northern Ireland border.
The prime minister will address EU leaders at a dinner on Wednesday evening as the prospects of a disastrous no-deal Brexit and the end of her premiership grows.
UK Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab will hold six hours of talks with Michel Barnier, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, on Friday morning. Both sides are trying to reach an agreement on the Northern Irish backstop, with just over 6 weeks to go until the October European Council summit.
"We are prepared to offer a partnership with Britain such as has never been with any other third country," EU negotiator Michel Barnier said at a news conference on Wednesday afternoon.
UK Brexit secretary Dominic Raab met his EU counterpart Michel Barnier in Brussels on Tuesday for the latest round of talks. A number of key issues need to be resolved to ensure the UK avoids a no-deal exit in March next year.
UK Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab will hold talks with the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier on Tuesday. Here are the issues they are set to discuss.
The City of London issued a stark warning about the future of European finance after Brexit — and the EU is listening
According to a report from The Times on Tuesday, UK officials told Brussels that "thousands" of European investment funds will be under threat if the EU insists on a hardline approach to the City.
Late last week EU negotiators rejected plans for the sector laid out by the British government in Prime Minister Theresa May's controversial white paper.
The EU's chief negotiator casts heavy doubt on the legality of the UK's customs plans.