The UK Prime Minister will hold face-to-face meetings with the German and French leaders in advance of the emergency Brexit summit on Wednesday. Theresa May is continuing to face strong resistance from within her cabinet to a long Brexit delay,
The European liberals did not chose a single candidate for leading the European Commission, but presented a list of seven names, including Belgian Guy Verhofstadt and Italian Emma Bonino. The other four are nationals from Germany, Spain, Slovenia, and Hungary.
With pressure mounting, France’s Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said police strategy for maintaining order was not correctly executed, resulting in Paris police chief Michel Delpuech being replaced by the current state prefect of the Nouvelle Aquitaine region, Didier Lallement