Macron ambiguous over post-Brexit visas for UK residents


Speaking at the European Union summit in Brussels dominated by the struggling negotiations to find a mutual agreement for conditions of the UK's exit from the union, French President Emmanuel Macron described reports that British citizens would require a visa to enter or remain in France as 'fake news', but also did not rule out the possibility.

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French President Emmanuel Macron has tried to allay fears of new barriers for Britons in France if there is no EU deal on Brexit, but he did not rule out visas, reports BBC News.

However, Mr Macron told the BBC's Gavin Lee that suggestions that UK visitorsto, and residents in, France might be denied visas were "fake news".

See the BBC News video report of President Macron's comment here.

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