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Johnson calls foreign aid cut row ‘lefty propaganda’
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Johnson calls foreign aid cut row ‘lefty propaganda’

Talks designed to end the conflict between the UK and the EU over Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal have ended without a breakthrough, Lord Frost has said. The Brexit minister said he had had a “frank and honest discussion” with his European counterpart, but that there had been no overall agreement. European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic said that Brussels had engaged “creatively and tirelessly” to reach a deal on the controversial Northern Irish protocol. Mr Sefcovic told a press conference: “Over the past years, the EU has engaged creatively and tirelessly to find solutions that would provide businesses and people in Northern Ireland the stability, minimise the inevitable disruption caused by Brexit and protect the EU’s single market and Ireland’s place in it. “In December las...