Brexit deal on the brink: EU rejects UK demands as ‘fundamentally unbalanced’

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Eurocrats said the demand was “fundamentally unbalanced”. Brussels said that British demands on haulage access were too close to single market rights. The latest round of post-Brexit trade talks between both sides kicked off in the Belgian capital on Monday.

British-based haulage groups have warned that without a trade deal in place by December 31, hauliers and businesses both in the UK and across the Channel would suffer.

They have warned of increased costs if chief negotiators Michel Barnier and David Frost cannot reach an agreement.

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