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May open to new Brexit models

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>> After Germany and France, now it's the turn of Italy. New British Prime Minister Theresa May visiting her Italian counterpart, Matteo Renzi, in Rome.>> We had a very clear message from the British people in the Brexit vote, that they want us to bring in some control on free movement.
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>> Official Brexit negotiations won't begin until Britain triggers Article 50. Yet May's giving lip service in EU's capital to giving single market access and border controls. But Reuter's European politics and economics editor Mark John says there's an elephant in the sculpted Italian gardens.>> At the moment the problem is we have simply no, do you say, viable solution in sight as how they're gonna square the circle between the one hand Britain getting the full market access it wants, while being able to limit immigration in the way the Brexiteers said they could, if Britain votes out of the EU.
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>> In Rome, May said she is ready for suggestions.>> With an open mind, I think we could be developing the model that suits the United Kingdom and European Union. Not adopting necessarily a model that's on the shelf already.>> For now she has some wiggle room. Her whistle stop tour of EU allies coming just a month after the Brexit vote and in summer holiday season.
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But Brexiteers have already been growing increasingly vocal on boarder controls.>> I would suggest that the drum beat get louder and louder as the year goes on and if nothing has happened on that front then it will start to really mounting building on her.>> Brexit picking up pace on Wednesday as the EU appointed their chief negotiator Michael Barnia.
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He won't start work until October but he might have longer still to wait Theresa May says she won't trigger Article 50 until next year.