Thursday June 4, 2020

May feels the heat from both sides on Brexit

Barnier and Varadkar warn Britain on border backstop, as key Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg calls for May to show more 'backbone'

23rd May, 2018
Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg having doubts about May? Pic: Getty

Brexit pressure on British Prime Minister Theresa May increased on two fronts as talks between EU and British negotiators resumed in Brussels on Tuesday.

Speaking in an online discussion, EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said there would be no Brexit deal if there were no agreement on avoiding a hard Irish border, adding that he could not guarantee that there would be an overall deal by October. He also said the EU needed to protect...

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