Theresa May arrives for a European Union leaders summit in Brussels on Thursday.  Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

European Council President Donald Tusk said that he was sure EU leaders would respond positively to any request from Britain for a longer transition p(...)

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaüble:    in November the European Commission  had   invited national governments   to contribute to the EU investment fund, and earlier this month moved to clarify that such investments would be excluded in debt and deficit calculations. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

in Brussels German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble has said Germany is not keen on national governments contributing to the European Commission’s(...)