EU battle to nail down Brexit deal stretches into second day

Prime Minister David Cameron has run into serious opposition to some of his reform demandsWeary EU leaders take up the cudgels for a second day Friday, still with “a lot of work to do” to prevent Britain becoming the first country to crash out of the bloc. Talks ran through the night in Brussels as officials struggled to thrash out difficult compromises needed to get everyone on board, with Prime Minister David Cameron running into serious opposition to some of his reform demands. Under pressure from eurosceptics in his own Conservative Party and a hostile right-wing press, Cameron is seeking sweeping reforms to the 28-member bloc before putting Britain’s membership to an in-out referendum.

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