With division at home, UK’s Truss seeks to thaw EU relations


              FILE - Pedestrians pass a currency exchange sign outside a shop after the pound dropped in value, in London, Sept. 23, 2022. After an acrimonious divorce and years of bickering, Britain’s government looks like it wants to make up with the European Union. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine put Brexit in perspective and brought Western allies closer together. The energy squeeze and cost-of-living crisis unleashed by the war have given governments in Britain and across Europe more pressing problems to deal with. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
            
              FILE - A Ukrainian serviceman from Dnipro-1 regiment walks past a damaged building in the retaken village of Shchurove, Ukraine, Sept. 25, 2022. After an acrimonious divorce and years of bickering, Britain’s government looks like it wants to make up with the European Union. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine put Brexit in perspective and brought Western allies closer together. The energy squeeze and cost-of-living crisis unleashed by the war have given governments in Britain and across Europe more pressing problems to deal with. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, file)
            
              FILE - A pro EU protestor stands in parliament square in front of Parliament during the debate in the House of Commons on the EU (Future Relationship) Bill in London, Dec. 30, 2020. After an acrimonious divorce and years of bickering, Britain’s government looks like it wants to make up with the European Union. European politicians and diplomats have noticed a marked softening of tone since Prime Minister Liz Truss took over from Boris Johnson as U.K. leader a month ago. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
            
              FILE - A pro-Brexit supporter wears badges as he demonstrates outside Parliament in London, Oct. 28, 2019. After an acrimonious divorce and years of bickering, Britain’s government looks like it wants to make up with the European Union. European politicians and diplomats have noticed a marked softening of tone since Prime Minister Liz Truss took over from Boris Johnson as U.K. leader a month ago. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
            
              FILE - MEP's sing and hold hands after a vote on the UK's withdrawal from the EU, the final legislative step in the Brexit proceedings, during the plenary session at the European Parliament in Brussels, Jan. 29, 2020. After an acrimonious divorce and years of bickering, Britain’s government looks like it wants to make up with the European Union. European politicians and diplomats have noticed a marked softening of tone since Prime Minister Liz Truss took over from Boris Johnson as U.K. leader a month ago. (Yves Herman/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              FILE - European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, right, welcomes British Prime Minister Boris Johnson prior to a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels, Dec. 9, 2020. After an acrimonious divorce and years of bickering, Britain’s government looks like it wants to make up with the European Union. European politicians and diplomats have noticed a marked softening of tone since Prime Minister Liz Truss took over from Boris Johnson as U.K. leader a month ago. (Olivier Hoslet, Pool via AP, file)
            
              FILE - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson shakes hands with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker during a press point at EU headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 17, 2019. After an acrimonious divorce and years of bickering, Britain’s government looks like it wants to make up with the European Union. European politicians and diplomats have noticed a marked softening of tone since Prime Minister Liz Truss took over from Boris Johnson as U.K. leader a month ago. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, file)
            
              FILE - British Prime Minister Liz Truss and French President Emmanuel Macron, left, shake hands as they hold a bilateral meeting ahead of the 77th United Nations General Assembly in New York, Tuesday Sept. 20, 2022. After an acrimonious divorce and years of bickering, Britain’s government looks like it wants to make up with the European Union. On Thursday, Oct. 6 Truss travels to the Czech Republic to attend the first meeting of the European Political Community, an initiative of French President Emmanuel Macron that brings together EU members and countries outside the union. (Stefan Rousseau/Pool Photo via AP, file)
            
              FILE - Britain's Prime Minister Liz Truss makes a speech at the Conservative Party conference at the ICC in Birmingham, England, Oct. 5, 2022. After an acrimonious divorce and years of bickering, Britain’s government looks like it wants to make up with the European Union. On Thursday, Oct. 6 Truss travels to the Czech Republic to attend the first meeting of the European Political Community, an initiative of French President Emmanuel Macron that brings together EU members and countries outside the union. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
With division at home, UK’s Truss seeks to thaw EU relations