The government insists "constructive" talks are ongoing after the EU's chief negotiator's remarks.Read more
Over the past few years on PM, we’ve taken a close look at the migration crisis through the eyes of the small Italian Mediterranean island of Lampedusa. People there have spent years helping and offering aid to the thousands of migrants who were brought to safety on by search and rescue vessels. But there is a paradox here, the number of migrants arriving on Italian soil so far this year is down by 98 per cent, compared to 2016, yet feelings about migration are running higher than ever. In the European elections, Matteo Salvini's right-wing nationalist League party took first place in Lampedusa. In part one of a series, Emma Jane Kirby has returned to the island to try to find out why. (Photo: Migrants being rescued in the Med Credit: EPA)
Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is voted in by MEPs as the head of the EU Commission.
‘It’s quite right to turn your back to this farce,’ Guido Fawkes journalist Tom Harwood told the BBC's Question Time.
Ann Widdecombe has told the European Parliament there is a "long history" of "slaves against their owners" and revolt against the colonies which, she says, mirrors Brexit.