EU dismisses weekend talks leaving Johnson's Brexit plan hanging by a thread

Sources say PM’s insistence on Ireland customs border means there is no basis for discussionsBoris Johnson’s Brexit plans look to be falling apart as the European commission said there are no grounds to accept a request from the UK for intensive...

EU dismisses weekend talks leaving Johnson's Brexit plan hanging by a thread

Sources say PM’s insistence on Ireland customs border means there is no basis for discussions

Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans look to be falling apart as the European commission said there are no grounds to accept a request from the UK for intensive weekend negotiations two weeks before an EU summit.

EU sources said there was no basis for such discussions, given the British prime minister’s insistence on there being a customs border on the island of Ireland.

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