Brexit: Varadkar says new agreement 'possible' by end of October after talks with Johnson - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s meeting with Leo Varadkar to discuss BrexitJohnson and Varadkar ‘agreed they could see pathway to possible deal’What does Johnson-Varadkar statement...

Brexit: Varadkar says new agreement 'possible' by end of October after talks with Johnson - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s meeting with Leo Varadkar to discuss Brexit

More from my colleague Lisa O’Carroll who is at the Varadkar briefing:

He said he hoped there would be the outline of a deal next week and he believed the “objectives” of the backstop could be achieved after today’s talks.

Speaking prior to a flight back home, a coy Taoiseach said it would be wrong to comment on whether one side or the other had made any concessions during the meeting.

He said: “In terms of concessions, I don’t think this should be seen in the context of who’s making concessions or who the winners or losers are, I don’t think that’s the game any of us want to play.

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