BREAKING: Boris Johnson says the UK must prepared for no trade deal with the EU from Jan 1

Says EU not willing to give UK a Canada style deal

If the EU comes back "with a fundamental change of opinion" then the UK will listen. But says that doesn't sound likely after the summit
“Now is the time for our businesses to get ready. And we’re willing to discuss the practicalities”.
"Given they have refused to negotiate" properly for the last few months and want control over our laws in a way that would be unacceptable to a sovereign state, it is time to prepare for a deal which is trading more like Australia.
Q: Are you walking away from the talks?
A: "As far as I can see they have abandoned the idea of a free trade deal. There doesn't seem to be any progress. So what we're saying is come here, come to us. But unless there's a fundamantal change of approach we should go for Australia"
NB Michel Barnier has offered to come to London on Monday.

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