According to official information - to finalize the deal for Brexit, reported the Bulgarian National Television. "With Brexit only a few months away, something has got to give".
The Spanish government says it will vote against the Brexit deal if the agreement's wording doesn't specify that Gibraltar's future should be decided directly between Madrid and London.
The finance ministry confirmed a report Wednesday by newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeiner Zeitung that a draft bill is now being discussed within the government. This is seen as a disincentive for Britain-based banks to shift operations to Germany's financial hub of Frankfurt when the United Kingdom leaves the European Union. "The deal agreed with the European Union last week covers Britain's financial settlement, expatriate citizens" rights, and a 21-month post-Brexit transition period in which the two sides hope to agree a new trading relationship.
Pro-Brexit Conservatives have also savaged the divorce deal, which they say keeps Britain too close to the EU.
Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn branded the agreement "half-baked" - and said his party could negotiate a better one - while Conservative Andrew Rosindell urged May to ditch the plan and remove "the tentacles of the European Union over our cherished island nation".
"We still have an objection in Spain".
Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez of Spain, which has a longstanding claim on the British territory of Gibraltar, warned he would "vote no to Brexit unless there are changes" to guarantee Madrid a say in future relations between it and the EU.
The threat was made on Tuesday night, ahead of a pivotal meeting in Brussels between Mrs May and Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, this afternoon.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said Tuesday that his government "cannot accept that what will happen to Gibraltar in the future depends on negotiations between the United Kingdom and the European Union".
The two sides agreed last week on a document sealing the terms of Britain's departure, but are still working to nail down agreement on future relations.
European Union leaders will meet on Sunday to approve both the outline declaration on future post-Brexit ties and the withdrawal agreement struck last week, hoping finally to put an end to the uncertainty over Britain's exit in March.
Spain wants the right to negotiate the future of Gibraltar with Britain on a bilateral basis.
May is under intense pressure from pro-Brexit and pro-EU British lawmakers opposing the divorce deal.
May fended off a barrage of criticism from both opposition and government legislators Wednesday during her weekly Commons question-and-answer session dominated by Brexit.