Little sign of Brexit progress as May and Juncker clash



Daniel Boffey | The Guardian

Breakthrough is not expected by next Wednesday, when PM was expected to put revised deal to MPs

Theresa May has clashed with Jean-Claude Juncker during “robust” Brexit talks in Brussels but secured agreement for a fresh round of formal negotiations to break the impasse.

Demands from the prime minister for a renegotiation of the terms of the Irish backstop were firmly rejected by the European commission president despite May’s insistence that such a move would win over MPs to her withdrawal agreement.

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