Raab slams ‘outlandish’ EU demands in Brexit trade talks

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    Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says there is still a “long way to go” on brokering a free trade deal with the EU.

    Speaking to Sky’s Sophy Ridge, he refused to rule out the prospect of trade talks continuing past today’s deadline.

    Asked about the Prime Minister’s promise a year ago that a no-deal Brexit “simply will not happen”, Mr Raab said “the goalposts shifted from the EU’s side”.

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