Britain’s May appeals to EU leaders but no sign of Brexit deal

By Gabriela Baczynska, Elizabeth Piper and Francois Murphy SALZBURG, Austria, Sep 20 : Prime Minister Theresa May appealed directly to fellow European Union leaders on Wednesday to drop “unacceptable” Brexit demands that she said could rip Britain apart, urging the bloc to respond in kind to her “serious and workable” plan. They listened politely for […]

EU unveils Asia infrastructure plan, denies rivalry with China

By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS, Sept 19 : The European Commission proposed on Wednesday a foreign policy plan to improve transport, energy and digital infrastructure links with Asia but denied seeking to counter China’s ambitions that have raised suspicion in Western capitals. The plan, which would be backed by additional funds from the EU’s common budget […]