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20th Aug 2017

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UK's Boris Johnson hopes for 'honourable' Brexit

The Brexit process ought to end in a “happy resolution,” “with profit and with honour for both sides”, said British foreign minister Boris Johnson at an EU meeting in Luxembourg on Tuesday. He spoke of a “deep and special partnership” with “our friends”, as Brexit talks began in Brussels the same day. Belgian minister Didier Reynders said the EU was still waiting for a “detailed” British position on exit terms.

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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