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Brexit talks break with no deal

LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen will speak Saturday after talks between Britain and the EU broke up Friday without a deal. After a week of intensive talks in London, chief Brexit negotiators Michel Barnier and David Frost tweeted Friday evening that they had agreed to pause negotiations…

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Brexit: Boris Johnson and EU chief seek to break trade deal deadlock

Publishedduration1 hour agoimage copyrightEPA/ ReutersBoris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen will seek to break the stalemate over a post-Brexit trade deal on Saturday.Negotiators for the two sides called in the two leaders after saying “significant divergences” remained following a week of intensive talks.Time is running out to get a deal through…

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UK touts climate independence as EU labors

On Thursday evening, Prime Minister Boris Johnson airily announced a new U.K. commitment to cut greenhouse gas emissions in this decade, just as the EU was in a continental quagmire. The bloc is expected to settle on a target to cut emissions by 55 percent by 2030, but the year-long political grind to get there…