Former prime minister Tony Blair said on Monday that Britain was in a dangerous mess and that neither his own Labour Party nor Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservatives deserved to win a 12 December election.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Britain and the European Union agreed a new Brexit deal.
A deal to smooth Britain’s departure from the European Union hung in the balance on Monday after diplomats indicated the bloc wanted more concessions from Prime Minister Boris Johnson and said a full agreement was unlikely this week.
The European Union plans to introduce a tax on digital services even in the absence of a global accord on a so-called ‘web tax’, the Commissioner-designate for Economic Affairs Paolo Gentiloni was quoted as saying on Monday.
Trade wars will lead to recession and harm the whole world, European Council President Donald Tusk and French President Emmanuel Macron warned Saturday prior to the Group of Seven (G7) summit.