May's Brexit plans 'dead' after Barnier blows hole in Chequers blueprint

Britain's secretary of state for exiting the European Union Dominic Raab, left, and European chief negotiator for the United Kingdom exiting the EU Michel Barnier hold a press conference at the European Commission building in Brussels on Thursday. Picture by Olivier Matthys, Press Association
Andrew Woodcock and Sam Lister
The EU's chief Brexit negotiator has blown a hole in Theresa May's Chequers plan by flatly rejecting a key element of her proposals for future relations following UK withdrawal. Central to the prime [...]

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