Brexit deal is ‘essentially impossible,' Johnson says, if European Union stands by trade demand
Tuesday, 8 October 2019 Boris Johnson, the embattled British prime minister, told Germany’s Angela Merkel that as long as the European Union insists Northern Ireland stays in the EU’s customs union, a Brexit deal is "essentially impossible," Bloomberg reported early Tuesday.
The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator said on Wednesday the bloc would remain "calm, vigilant, respectful and constructive" ahead of crucial Brexit negotiations on Thursday. Michel Barnier also said a deal was "very difficult, but possible." Barnier will be meeting with UK Brexit envoy Stephen...
Britain is expected to hold an election next month that will determine the outcome of its three-year Brexit crisis, with each of the major parties taking a different stance toward how, when and whether..