{FD} UK Brexit chief says ‘no deal’ outcome ‘massively’ unlikely

Britain's chief Brexit negotiator says a situation in which the U.K. crashes out of the European Union without a deal has become "massively less probable" because of a preliminary agreement reached last week.

{FD} Bank of England set to hold rates after first hike in decade

The Bank of England is set to keep its main interest rate unchanged at 0.50 percent on Thursday, a month after increasing borrowing costs for the first time in a decade to contain a rise inflation stoked by last year's Brexit vote.

{FD} Poland’s new PM marks anniversary of 1981 martial law

Poland's new prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, and powerful ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski have attended ceremonies marking 36 years since the country's communist regime used tanks and troops to clamp down on the Solidarity freedom movement.

{FD} With unity in peril, EU leaders tackle refugee quotas

European Union leaders are grappling with one of the most divisive issues ever to face the 28-nation bloc; how to collectively share responsibility for the tens of thousands of people arriving on Europe's southern shores in search of a better life.