Brexit back on agenda despite coronavirus pandemic

In the United Kingdom, Brexit is back on the agenda, and things are not going well. A week of talks between British and European officials has ended in a deadlock and recriminations on both sides.
With time running out, the UK insists it will still finally say goodbye with or without a trade deal by the end of the year and with or without a pandemic to deal with.
Al Jazeera’s Laurence Lee reports from England.

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