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Germany set to reject Boris Johnson's latest Brexit demands as he travels to Berlin

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will this afternoon reject Boris Johnson's request for support in his attempts to remove the Irish backstop from the Brexit deal.
Johnson will visit Berlin in his first overseas visit as prime minister.
He hopes to persuade key EU members including Germany and France to support his efforts to renegotiate the Brexit deal, but both Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron are likely to rebuff his approach.
"There cannot and will not be new negotiations,' said Florian Hahn, European policy spokesperson for Merkel's party.
German Chancellor Angela...
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Brexit: Boris Johnson prepares to visit Berlin as minister struggles to defend his 'collaboration' jibe - live news

Brexit: Boris Johnson prepares to visit Berlin as minister struggles to defend his 'collaboration' jibe - live news

6 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Rolling coverage of the day's political developments as they happen 9.46am BST Boris Johnson is making his first visit abroad as prime minister today when he visits Berlin for dinner with the German chancellor, Angela Merkel. What could possibly go wrong? Well, Basil Fawlty-style, he could start banging on about world war two. It would not be entirely out of character. During the EU referendum campaign three years ago Johnson provoked criticism by saying that the EU had the same goal as Hitler in wanting to create an European superstate , and only last month one of Johnson's Tory Brexiter...
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Angela Merkel vs Boris Johnson: Will Boris be able to END Brexit deadlock with Merkel?

Angela Merkel vs Boris Johnson: Will Boris be able to END Brexit deadlock with Merkel?

6 monthes ago   |   By Daily Express

ANGELA MERKEL is to meet with Boris Johnson later today to discuss the Irish backstop which the new Prime Minister has called “unviable” and “anti-democratic”. But as Mrs Merkel voiced her scepticism to Boris' plans, will the UK's new Prime Minister be able to end the Brexit deadlock today?
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Boris Johnson news - live: Angela Merkel ally says British PM trying to 'smash his head through the wall', as he heads to Berlin for tense Brexit talks

6 monthes ago   |   By The Independent

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Boris Johnson ramps up No Deal Brexit threat as he jets in for Berlin showdown

Boris Johnson ramps up No Deal Brexit threat as he jets in for Berlin showdown

6 monthes ago   |   By The Mirror

UK officials will boycott EU meetings, millions of pounds more are being poured into No Deal prep and he's set to face down rebels in Parliament. All as Boris Johnson meets Angela Merkel for supper
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Boris Johnson heads to Germany to meet Angela Merkel as Brexit tour begins

Boris Johnson heads to Germany to meet Angela Merkel as Brexit tour begins

6 monthes ago   |   By Metro

Boris Johnson will travel to Germany tonight to meet Angela Merkel over Brexit
Boris Johnson is beginning a week of meetings with EU and world leaders in Germany where he will meet with German chancellor Angela Merkel.
The Prime Minister will discuss Brexit with the German leader over dinner in Berlin before heading to Paris on Thursday to meet French president Emmanuel Macron .
On Saturday, he will be at the G7 summit to meet other world leaders including US president Donald Trump who he hopes to secure a post-Brexit trade deal with.
Earlier this week Mr Johnson wrote to EU Council...
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Boris Johnson news LIVE: PM to meet Angela Merkel he battles for backstop breakthrough on first trip abroad as leader

6 monthes ago   |   By Evening Standard

Boris Johnson will meet Angela Merkel in his first outing on the world stage as Prime Minister, where he is set to call for the Brexit backstop to be scrapped.
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