European council has asked the European Union to abandon its “Utopian dreams” of ever-closer integration to combat rising Euroscepticism,
The President of the European Council Donald Tusk has said EU leaders should concentrate on practical measures such as reinforcing borders and a banking union.
Mr Tusk warned of “dramatic consequences” if Britain left the EU and urged Europe’s leaders to match the energy and endeavors of those who wanted to break up the union.
Meanwhile, Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has warned that the consequences of an exit vote in the UK’s EU referendum later this month would be “very negative for British citizens”.
In a speech in Madrid, he said people from the UK would lose their right to move freely, work and do business in the largest economic area in the world.