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Brexit: EU27 to move to ‘tunnel’ negotiations on detail of

Follow the latest political developments after the UK and Irish leaders agreed there was a ‘pathway to a possible deal’
EU27 gives green light for Brexit talks to move to key ‘tunnel’ phase 1.47pm BST The next two days represent a make or break, tweets Daniel Boffey.Next 48 hours pretty make or break… Macron-Merkel meeting on Sunday will be a big moment… @EUCouncil will meet next week on 17 and 18 October to discuss a number of important issues, including EU long-term budget, priorities for the next 5 years and Brexit. But what is the European Council? Learn about its role and function here n’est pas un tunnel.

Fitting that things should take a surrealist turn in Brussels, of all places. 1.41pm BST The prime minister has said his thoughts are with those injured in a knife attack in Manchester which has seen five people taken to hospital with stab injuries. Anti-terror police are investigating.One shop worker said: A man was running around with a knife lunging at multiple people, one of which came into my store visibly shaken with a small graze. Soon after, security staff told all retail staff to close their doors and move the public to the back of the stores.Shocked by the incident in Manchester and my thoughts are with the injured and all those affected. Thank you to our excellent emergency services who responded and who are now investigating what happened. Related: Five people stabbed at Manchester Arndale centre Continue reading…

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Publish date : 2019-10-11 12:47:51

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