Queen Elizabeth II has emphasised the need for Britons to come together to "seek out the common ground", in what is being viewed as an appeal to overcome bitter divisions over Brexit.
The British prime minister is expecting the European Union to give further clarification on the backstop arrangement to maintain an open Irish border after Brexit.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the European Union before rowdy lawmakers and a splintered cabinet that threatens to fall apart.
Theresa May urges her increasingly mutinous party to back her Brexit strategy, insisting a deal with the EU was close even as she again rejected the bloc's proposal for the Irish border.
The main sticking point in Brexit negotiations is how to keep Britain's land border with the Republic of Ireland open after it leaves the European Union.