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EU tells Britain to "face up to hard facts" on Brexit

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STRASBOURG (Reuters) - The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier hammered home again on Tuesday that Britain would not retain its current privileges, including on trade, once it leaves the bloc. The EU and Britain are hoping to seal a deal this month on a transition period after Brexit, and start talks on their future relationship this spring. But mounting differences over Britain's divorce from the EU have led the bloc to warn repeatedly that time was running out, that the post-Brexit transition was not a given, and that London should be more precise and realistic on what sort ...

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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 17:41 IST
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