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Brussels expects no deal

Aug 06, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

BRUSSELS believes that Britain will leave the EU without a deal after accepting that Boris Johnson "isn't bluffing", The Daily Telegraph understands. EU leaders are now operating on "a working hypothesis of no deal" after a meeting yesterday between European Commission officials and Brexit diplomats from the other 27 EU members, amid speculation Mr Johnson will call a general election after Oct 31.

All government departments have been given a 48-hour deadline to prove their readiness for n...