Johnson and EU commission chief to hold talks before decisive week for Brexit deal

Published Nov 06 2020 at 6:04 PM GMT
  • Phonecall with Ursula von der Leyen could be final chance for PM to avert no-deal BrexitBoris Johnson and the European commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, will hold talks on Saturday before a potentially decisive week in the Brexit negotiations, amid growing concern in Brussels at the lack of progress.
  • UK sources played down expectations of a breakthrough moment but with time short for parliamentary ratification the phonecall may prove to be the final chance for a political intervention in the troubl.



  • Published Nov 6, 2020 6:04 PM GMT