The main sticking points remain fishing rights and the so-called "level playing field" -- measures to prevent what is seen as unfair competition through the lowering of standards or the use of state subsidies.
Britain will have a stronger voice in the world if it stays in the European Union, the opposition Labour Party will say on Monday as it seeks to persuade its voters to back an "In" vote before an increasingly close-run June 2
British support for remaining in the European Union stands at 44 percent compared to 42 percent of voters who back leaving the 28-member bloc, according to an Opinium poll for Sunday's Observer newspaper.
Britons will vote on June 23 on whether to leave the world's largest free trading area, a decision with far-reaching implications for politics, the economy, trade, defence and migration in Britain and the rest of the EU.
While some world leaders have trumpeted support for Britain to stay in the European Union in this month's referendum, China has kept a low profile. But with an important stake in the economic consequences, Beijing also quietl
Richard Tice was among a group of financiers engaged in a campaign to stop Britain from joining the euro single currency. Now he is fighting another battle - to bring Britain out of the European Union.
Putin will be in Athens on Friday, and also visit Greece's monastic community at Mount Athos in northern Greece on Saturday.
Greece, along with Cyprus, are among EU member states with close relations to Moscow. They are luke