Guaranteeing European citizens’ rights in the UK after Merkel blocked reciprocal deal would have left UK citizens in Europe ‘high and dry’, says Theresa May

GUARANTEEING EU citizens’ rights in the UK after Angela Merkel blocked a deal to protect Brits in Europe would have left them “high and dry”, the PM has insisted.

Theresa May told MPs it would be a big mistake to “give away” the reassurance now, despite it being her firm ambition.

The German Chancellor rebuffed an early...