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    • Brexit talks at EU ambassadors summit scrapped

      Brexit talks at EU ambassadors summit scrapped

      Germany has scrapped plans to discuss Brexit at a high-level diplomatic meeting next week because there has not been “any tangible progress” in talks, the Guardian reported. EU officials now believe the UK government is prepared to risk a no-deal exit when the transition period comes to an end on 31 December, and will try to pin the blame on Brussels if talks fail.

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    • Merkel says EU must be prepared if Brexit talks fail

      Merkel says EU must be prepared if Brexit talks fail

      German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday the European Union must prepare for a possible failure of talks with Britain over a new trading relationship. Talks on a future, EU-UK trade deal have resumed in Brussels on Monday, with negotiators meeting face-to-face for the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak forced the process to be carried out via video link.

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    • EU insists for more concessions by the UK to agree on Brexit deal

      EU insists for more concessions by the UK to agree on Brexit deal

      A deal between the EU and the UK on Brexit is still far away as diplomats indicated the Union wanted more concessions from PM Boris Johnson, which makes signing an agreement this week unlikely, news wires reported. Johnson claims he wants to strike an exit deal at an EU summit on Thursday and Friday to allow an orderly departure on 31 October but if an agreement is not possible he will lead the UK out of the Union without a deal, although parliament has passed a law saying he cannot do so.

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    • Brexit compromise  far from being done

      Brexit compromise far from being done

      Mere days before a crucial EU leaders summit and three weeks before the current Brexit deadline, 31 October, the UK and the EU seem as far as ever in the last three years concerning compromise on the way Britain is to leave the Union, news wires reported. While British PM Boris Johnson played bravely with a plan for a last-minute deal, the EU told him significant concessions should be made in order to reach an accord.

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    • Brexit once again in chaos after court ruling

      Brexit once again in chaos after court ruling

      Brexit process was once again thrown in chaos last week after the UK Supreme Court ruled that PM Boris Johnson has prorogued the parliament unlawfully and the MPs rushed to reconvene in order to stop plans for Brexit on 31 October on “with or without a deal”, news wires reported. Talking to parliament last Wednesday evening Johnson insisted he would not seek another Brexit extension and asked MPs either to bring down the government or let him deliver Brexit.

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    • Parliament supports orderly Brexit, Johnson bets on timely departure

      Parliament supports orderly Brexit, Johnson bets on timely departure

      The Withdrawal Agreement is fair, balanced and provides legal certainty, MEPs said last Wednesday in a resolution reiterating Parliament's support for an “orderly Brexit”. With the vote, they reaffirmed EP's support for the already negotiated deal and stressed that it takes into account the UK's red lines and the EU's principles, providing a fair and balanced solution, the EP press service reported.

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    • No-deal Brexit expected to throw Britain in chaos

      No-deal Brexit expected to throw Britain in chaos

      Mass protests, disrupted cross-Channel trade and chaos threaten Britain in case of a no-deal Brexit, according to a report released by the government last Wednesday. Called “Operation Yellowhammer” and prepared six weeks ago just days after Boris Johnson became prime minister, it forms the basis of government no-deal planning, Reuters reported.

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