Brexit Bombshell: October deadline Scrapped

UK, EU scramble to avoid no-deal

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Brussels negotiator Michel Barnier signaled the end of the perceived October deadline after meeting with Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab as both parties commit to avoiding a no-deal scenario.

Mr. Barnier told reporters the Brexit withdrawal agreement – which contains three outstanding issues – may not be completed by the European Council summit in October as previously hoped.

Having met with Mr. Raab, the Frenchman explained they still need to work on the Irish backstop, outstanding withdrawal agreement issues and a political declaration on the future relationship.

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