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UK & EU agree to restart Brexit talks
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UK & EU agree to restart Brexit talks

    EU trade negotiators will return to London on Thursday to restart Brexit trade talks, after both sides promised to work intensively for a deal. Downing Street had previously told chief negotiator Michel Barnier there was no point in him coming to the UK unless the EU fundamentally shifted its position. But following a telephone conversation between the EU chief negotiator and his UK counterpart Lord Frost, a Downing Street spokesperson said the UK was ready to try and bridge remaining divides and would welcome Mr Barnier’s team to London. Mr Barnier had earlier on Wednesday told the European Parliament that a deal was within reach if both sides were ready to make compromises. Lord Frost discussed the implications of this statement and the state of play with Mr Bar...