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UK must face no deal relationship with EU
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UK must face no deal relationship with EU

    The UK must face the possibility that it will not agree a deal on its future relationship with the EU by the end of the year. Chief negotiator David Frost said that with less than six months to go until the end of the transition period, the UK must continue preparing for all possible scenarios for once that deadline passes. In a statement after the latest round of talks in London, Mr Frost said considerable gaps remain in the most difficult areas the so-called level playing field and fisheries. We have always been clear that our principles in these areas are not simple negotiating positions but expressions of the reality that we will be a fully independent country at the end of the transition period, he said. That is why we continue to look for a deal with, at its...