>> They've been in talks with Britain for four days. But EU negotiators say, when it comes to Brexit progress, they haven't really made any.>> How can we build trust and start discussing a future partisanship?>> The British team wants to talk about the country's post-Brexit relationship with the EU.
They want to keep as many things as possible the same. But Brussels wants answers first and says they're not coming fast enough. The bloc wants guarantees for expats and to know about the future Irish border. But money is the biggest nut to crack. The EU's floated a divorce bill of around 60 billion euros for Britain to pay.
London says that's far too high, but that it might consider paying more than the legal minimum for the sake of a cozier future relationship. EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier, though, saying this week's talks failed to make enough progress to even start discussing that. Meanwhile, the prime minister focusing on other post-Brexit relationships further afield.
Theresa May in Tokyo pledging closer ties with Japan after Britain leaves the bloc.>> This is a formative period in shaping the future of my country. And as we leave the European Union, so I am determined that we will seize the opportunity to become an evermore outward-looking, global Britain.
>> But ultimately, whatever kind of Britain emerges from Brexit will depend on talks in Brussels. If the bloc's 27 remaining nations aren't satisfied with what's discussed here, Britain could end up crashing out in 2019, with little legal clarity over what comes next.