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How May’s failed deal shattered EU relations

Lack of assurances on backstop and customs union led to impasse If they want to leave, they should do it now, Brexit adviser, Olly Robbins, to speak to the EUs most senior lawyers would be denied until the treaty exit mechanism, known as article 50, was triggered. Timeline Five key moments Show Hide 19 June […]

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Juncker tells May he is ’10 times more sceptical than before’ on Brexit

Account of meeting between PM and EU commission head sees some close to latter put chances of talks failing at over 50% A devastating account of a dinner in Downing Street between Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker has emerged, claiming the European commission president ended discussions about a potential Brexit deal by telling the British […]

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How Juncker’s Downing Street dinner turned sour

Talks between EU commission president and British PM started pleasantly enough, say reports, but then they started discussing Brexit Jean-Claude Juncker had prevaricated when he was first asked to Downing Street for dinner. The prime minister had already announced a general election when the surprise invite came from Theresa May, and he wasnt sure whether […]

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