Britain has begun issuing passports with the words "European Union" removed from the front cover -- despite Brexit being delayed and uncertainty over when the country will leave the bloc.
European Union envoys on Friday discussed options for granting Britain another Brexit delay next week.
The European Commission on Friday said a no-deal Brexit on April 12 was now "likely" after UK parliament rejected for the third time British Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union.
The United Kingdom's exit from the European Union was in disarray on Sunday as Prime Minister Theresa May faced a possible plot by ministers to topple her and parliament prepared to grab control of Brexit from the government.
Tens of thousands of people opposed to Britain's withdrawal from the European Union gathered to march through central London on Saturday to demand a new referendum as the deepening Brexit crisis risked sinking Prime Minister Theresa May's premiership.
British Prime Minister Theresa May returned on Friday to her mammoth struggle of persuading a deeply divided parliament to back her Brexit deal after an EU summit granted her more time but little to help change minds in London.
The British government may have given up on holding a third vote on the Brexit deal negotiated with the European Union in the parliament in coming weeks, according to one British lawmaker.
The European Union expects British Prime Minister Theresa May to request a Brexit delay beyond March 29 after the divided UK parliament voted down her divorce agreed with the bloc for the second time on Tuesday.
The European Union's chief negotiator on Monday shut down hopes of a Brexit compromise with Brussels, saying it was up to Britain's government and parliament to find a way forward with less than three weeks to go before the scheduled departure date.
Britain cannot accept an EU proposal to break the deadlock in the Brexit talks because it would threaten the unity of the United Kingdom by treating Northern Ireland differently, the chairman of the ruling Conservative Party said.
Prime Minister Theresa May urged the European Union on Friday to make "just one more push" to break the deadlock over Brexit by offering her changes to a deal to help persuade Britain's deeply divided parliament to approve it.
Talks with Britain on amending its divorce deal with the European Union have made no headway and no swift solution is in sight, EU officials said on Wednesday, a week before British lawmakers must vote on the plan to avoid a chaotic Brexit.