'I think this week is an important moment for the EU to really effectively recognise that those two point of principles are not something we can just haggle away – they are the very reasons we are leaving the EU, but we want a positive relationship and the arm of friendship and goodwill is extended.' … [Read more...] about Dominic Raab accuses the EU of ‘double standards’ and warns the UK won’t ‘haggle away’ sovereignty for a trade deal ahead of make-or-break talks – as negotiator Lord Frost vows ‘this time, we won’t blink’
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"There is no sense in thinking beyond that point. If we can't agree by then, then I do not see that there will be a free trade agreement between us, and we should both accept that and move on," Johnson said. … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson sets October deadline for post-Brexit deal with EU
A government source last night added: 'It is a question of where decisions are made. We had a vote in this country to take back control and we are not going back on that.' The Prime Minister today stresses he is seeking a simple free trade deal along the lines of the one negotiated between the EU and Canada. … [Read more...] about Five weeks to seal Brexit deal… or we walk: Boris Johnson puts deadline on trade talks and threatens to TEAR UP parts of the Withdrawal Agreement as he insists No Deal would be ‘good outcome’
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It came as US carmaker Ford warned a No Deal Brexit would be ‘catastrophic’ for its British operations. Earlier this week it was reported the company, which employs 13,000 Britons, is preparing alternative sites overseas to avoid No Deal disruption. … [Read more...] about Ford warns no-deal Brexit would be ‘catastrophic’ amid claims the car giant is preparing to shift production out of the UK