The UK has been urged to table fresh proposals within the next 48 hours to break the Brexit impasse. EU officials said they would work non-stop over the weekend if “acceptable” ideas were received by Friday to break the deadlock over the Irish backstop. The UK has said “reasonable” proposals to satisfy MPs’ concerns about being tied to EU rules had already been made. There have been few visible signs of progress ahead of Parliament’s second vote on the Brexit deal next Tuesday.
- South Africa won the 2nd ODI against Sri Lanka with the support of the bowlers after going through a batting collapse at the latter stage of South African batting.
- More private lands have been released by the Sri Lanka army in the north.