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20th Aug 2017

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Former Danish PM: No deal on Brexit 'worst possible outcome'

"No deal is the worst possible outcome for the United Kingdom and for Denmark," former Danish PM Anders Fogh Rasmussen told a Brexit conference in Copenhagen on Tuesday. "The impact and disruption caused by no-deal would harm Denmark and should be avoided." Negotiations should begin fast and "push past the divorce to begin constructing a new partnership for mutual benefit," he said. The UK is Denmark's fourth largest trading partner.

Brexit realities dawn in UK

Just over a year after a small majority voted for Britain to leave the EU, new realities are dawning on both the in and the out camps.

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