EU, Britain to hold intense Brexit talks as UK departure date nears

14th Oct 2019    |    Source: reuters.com

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World News October 11, 2019 / 8:08 AM / Updated 8 minutes ago EU, Britain to hold intense Brexit talks as UK departure date nears Gabriela Baczynska, Jonas Ekblom 6 Min Read BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union and Britain agreed on Friday to hold intense talks over the next few days in a bid to secure a deal over Britain’s departure from the bloc, but arrangements over British-Irish border controls remain at issue, the EU said. European Council, President Donald Tusk attends a news conference at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia, Cyprus October 11, 2019.