One in three chance? EU bureaucrats will protect their turf and make it as miserable as possible. It doesn't matter that their position is counterproductive and they'll look like crap-flinging-monkeys. They're going to make it ugly. Count on it. The divorce won't end amicably. Bureaucrats just start wars, they don't fight them.
One-in-three chance Britain-EU divorce talks end with no deal: economists
There is a near one-in-three chance Britain and the European Union will have failed to ink a deal when the official divorce negotiation period draws to a close at the end of March 2019, a Reuters poll of economists found. Britons voted just over a year ago to leave the EU and Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 at the end of March, starting a two-year countdown before Britain's decades long membership of the bloc comes to an end. According to the poll of 36 economists mostly from large banks, taken in the past few days, there is a median 30 percent chance the deadline passes without agreement. But the ... (full story)