The leaders of the 27 countries remaining in the European Union will give the go-ahead on Friday for the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier to begin talks with London on a transition period and future trade ties with Britain.
Her 27 counterparts are expected to agree on Friday that sufficient progress has been made on key separation issues including the divorce bill and the Irish border to move the negotiations onto the future relationship.
At the beginning of a dinner in Brussels, 24 hours after an embarrassing parliamentary defeat at home, May will repeat her case for unlocking talks to unravel more than 40 years of union to allow for the discussion of future trade, which she sees as crucial to offering certainty for businesses.
In a blow to May, already weakened after losing her Conservative Party's majority in a June election, the 650-seat parliament voted 309 to 305 in favour of an amendment to hand lawmakers more say over a final exit deal with the EU.
The government struck a deal with Brussels last week on three priority separation issues, paving the way for EU leaders meeting on Thursday and Friday to approve the start of trade talks.
The letter, signed by the British, French, German, Italian and Spanish finance ministers, warned that "certain less conventional international tax provisions could contravene" tax treaties and could have "a major distortive impact on international trade".
After striking a deal in Brussels, British officials said the figure would include regular payments into the EU budget until 2020
The European Commission announced that it "recommends sufficient progress" had been made by Britain on separation issues including the Irish border, Britain's divorce bill, and citizens' rights.
The poll, published in the Mail on Sunday newspaper, found 50 percent of people supported another vote on the final terms of Britain's exit deal, 34 percent rejected another referendum and 16 percent said they did not know.
British Prime Minister Theresa May had last week received approval from key cabinet ministers to increase the amount of money the UK was willing to pay.
London and Brussels have agreed on Britain's financial obligations but had not settled on an exact amount for the so-called divorce bill, both the Daily Telegraph and the Financial Times reported, citing diplomatic sources.
As a result nearly two-thirds of London's tech entrepreneurs believe Britain's vote to leave the European Union has already damaged the international reputation of the city's tech sector, although they still said it was the best place for start ups.
The divorce bill is the biggest stumbling block in negotiations on the UK's withdrawal from the bloc, due in March 2019. The EU is demanding that Britain turn promises to pay its financial dues into concrete commitments.
Asked in an interview with ITV television if Britain's economy would take a hit if there is no Brexit deal, Carney said: "The short answer is yes, in the short term...
The new norms set by European Commission bring down the maximum residue limit (MRL) level for Tricyclazole (a fungicide) in Basmati rice to 0.01 mg per kg from next year. The norms are applicable on all rice-exporting countries.
Francis spoke at the end of a two-day conference at the Vatican called "Re-Thinking Europe". Dozens of participants attended, including European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, the vice president of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans, and religious leaders
The bill is at the heart of the government's Brexit strategy. It will transpose EU law into British law at the point of Britain's departure from the bloc and repeal the 1972 act of parliament which made it a member.
After the summit, European Council President Donald Franciszek Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker talked about the much-delayed trade pact between the two sides at a joint press event with Modi.
The two sides reviewed a full spectrum of their ties at the 14th summit with a focus on ramping up two-way trade and investment.
Trillions of dollars in sales are at stake as regulators ponder whether a fridge maker should pay a different rate for crucial patents than a carmaker, or whether a flat, fixed rate would be fairer.
The current EU budget goes until 2020 and Britain pays around 10 billion euros into the budget every year.
Talks on the Bilateral Trade Investment Agreement (BTIA) —- the official title of the pact -- started in 2007 but have been marred by various flip-flops and disagreements. The discussions have remained deadlocked on issues like tariffs on automobiles and wines and spirits, EU trade officials said.
The EU had dinged the search giant for favoring shopping listings it gets paid for. Google's appeal comes even as it is working to comply with an order to give equal treatment to rival shopping services.
The EU hit Google with the record fine in June for illegally favouring its shopping service in search results, giving the company 90 days to comply or face further fines.
The arrests brought the number of German political prisoners in Turkish custody to 12, at a time when ties between the two NATO allies were already at an all-time low.