Theresa May drags the EU into Brexit's quicksand

Wednesday's Brexit summit was meant to be French President Emmanuel Macron's chance to pound the table and say "Non!" to British Prime Minister Theresa May over her latest request to delay Britain's European Union departure.

In the end, even the French President couldn't drag the bloc out of the quicksand that's swallowing Europe: a never-ending Brexit that keeps a divided, resentful United Kingdom at the heart of the EU.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 12, 2019, with the headline 'Theresa May drags the EU into Brexit's quicksand'. Print Edition | Subscribe