Britain’s May appeals to EU leaders but no sign of Brexit deal By Gabriela Baczynska, Elizabeth Piper and Francois

Murphy SALZBURG, Austria, Sep 20 (Reuters) Prime Minister Theresa May appealed directly to fellow European Union leaders on Wednesday to drop “unacceptable” Brexit demands that she said could rip Britain apart, urging the bloc to respond in kind to her “serious and workable” plan. They listened politely for a few minutes but said afterwards that a stalemate on the Irish border was unbroken — though some EU diplomats detected a cracking of ice around the spectacular summit dinner table, laid in the Salzburg theatre used to film a dramatic escape finale in the film “The So