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Johnson back in Brexit battle with 'Super Canada' plan

The former British foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, has re-entered the Brexit battle by proposing Theresa May negotiate a 'Super Canada' free-trade deal with the EU instead of the current 'Chequers' plan. In an article for the Telegraph titled "A better plan for Brexit", Johnson suggests a Brexit deal with the EU similar to the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) to be signed in 2020.

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Bulgarian 'EU passports' whistleblower wants justice

Katya Mateva, a former director in Bulgaria's ministry of justice turned whistleblower, says high-ranking politicians behind a scam leading to Bulgarian citizenship are likely to go unpunished.

No more Brexit talks, despite May's pleas

EU leaders said they can do no more than reassure the UK they do not want to trap it over Ireland, but May might need more than that to get the Brexit deal through parliament.

EU leaders stuck on asylum reform

Migration was overshadowed by Brexit at the EU summit, with leaders stuck on key legislation. Some warned that free movement could be at risk.

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