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David Davis (l) met Michel Barnier (r) just three times this year (Photo: ec.europa.eu)

Mr Brexit leads mini anti-May rebellion

Britain's Brexit negotiator, David Davis, has resigned in a mini-rebellion, adding to uncertainty on the EU talks.

A new Brexit blueprint - adopted by the British government on Friday - made the UK "less and less likely" to "leave the customs union and the single market", as British voters had demanded, he said in his resignation letter to prime minister Theresa May late on Sunday (8 July).

It would make British parliamentary rule "illusory", handed "control of large swathes of o...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

David Davis (l) met Michel Barnier (r) just three times this year (Photo: ec.europa.eu)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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