Prime Minister Boris Johnson's brinkmanship has brought UK-EU talks down to the wire and his choice boils down now to a barebones deal or serious economic disruption in the middle of the pandemic
Chancellor Angela Merkel representing Germany, which currently holds the rotating EU presidency, is to negotiate with Chinese President Xi Jinping as part of high-level talks concerning an investment deal between Beijing and the European Union.
Great Britain and the European Union are about to start negotiating a possible post-Brexit trade deal as well as Britain's future relations with the EU, as part of an 11-month transition plan since Britain had exited the European Union on January 31st earlier this year.
Despite the deadlock in post-Brexit EU trade talks and the coronavirus disruption, London still refuses to consider delaying a December deadline -- and the outbreak may even have toughened its stance
Britain's parliament has finally approved Brexit, allowing it to become the first country to leave the European Union later this month