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Budge on Brexit, Johnson to tell Merkel in Berlin

BERLIN (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson was set to tell German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday that unless she agrees to change the Brexit deal, Britain will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 without one. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seen at the back of Downing Street in London, Britain, August 21,…

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France now sees ‘no deal’ as baseline Brexit scenario – Elysee source

PARIS (Reuters) – France believes ‘no-deal’ is now the most likely Brexit scenario after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson demanded the European Union reopen the divorce deal and drop the Irish backstop, an official in President Macron’s office said on Wednesday. Johnson said on Tuesday that the backstop – an insurance policy to keep the…

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A dram of hope for whisky exports: new Scotland-Netherlands ferry proposed

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A Scottish company and a Dutch port are discussing launching a new ferry line ahead of Britain’s exit from the European Union, potentially providing a swift alternative route for Scottish exports such as whisky if Brexit causes transport delays. FILE PHOTO: The first barrel of whisky produced at the Strathearn Distillery is…

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PM Johnson urges Merkel to budge on Brexit

BERLIN (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to tell German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday that unless she agrees to change the Brexit deal, Britain will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 without a deal. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks as he meets with health professionals during his visit…

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British PM should have left letter if he wanted results in Berlin, Paris – German lawmaker

FILE PHOTO: German Chairman of the parliamentary subcommittee for foreign affairs Norbert Roettgen holds a news conference at the German Embassy in Washington July 9, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron BERLIN (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson should not have sent his letter urging the European Union to reopen the Brexit divorce deal if he wanted…

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Germany’s BDI – British PM irresponsible to call for Withdrawal Agreement to be reopened

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s BDI industry association said on Wednesday that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s call to re-open the Withdrawal Agreement was irresponsible and said German firms had no choice but to prepare for a hard Brexit on October 31. “German businesses support the German government and the European Commission in standing