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In Dordogne idyll, Brits unimpressed with Brexit talks

Britain's prime minister may be hailing "a new sense of optimism" in Brexit talks. But David and Iona Stent, who sold their English home three years ago to start anew in the sun-kissed vineyards of France's Dordogne, are having none of it.

Merkel sees common ground with Social Democrats on Europe

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday called for speedy efforts to form a stable new government, saying she saw promising areas of common ground with the Social Democrats (SPD) on the future of Europe and close cooperation with France.