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Michel Barnier, his team, and UK negotiators have worked on the 585-page long deal for 17 months (Photo: European Commission)

'Decisive progress' on Brexit as British cabinet backs deal

The UK and the EU have reached agreement on a draft Brexit deal, after British prime minister Theresa May's cabinet backed the text on Wednesday (14 November).

The 585-page long document emerged after 17 months of negotiations.

It ends over 40 years of UK membership, but keeps the UK tied to EU rules on trade until at least 2020.

The European Commission said the same ...

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Eszter Zalan is a Hungarian journalist who worked for Brussels-based news portal EUobserver specialising in European politics, focusing on populism and Brexit.

Michel Barnier, his team, and UK negotiators have worked on the 585-page long deal for 17 months (Photo: European Commission)

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Eszter Zalan is a Hungarian journalist who worked for Brussels-based news portal EUobserver specialising in European politics, focusing on populism and Brexit.

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