EU and UK talks resume in London today

BREXIT talks have resumed for another day of attempting to hash out a trade deal before the UK leaves the bloc for good.

The EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier has been meeting with the UK’s David Frost for the past few weeks to try and get a trade deal in place before Mr Frost leaves his position in the autumn.
The pair have been going over a number of sticking points for the EU, including fishing, state aid and food standards.
The top civil servant Sir Mark Sedwill will walk away with a payout of nearly £250,000.
The Cabinet Secretary will reportedly pocket the sum when he steps down following an alleged power struggle with the Prime Minister’s top aide Dominic Cummings.
Sir Mark will receive £249,189 when he leaves his joint roles as Cabinet Secretary and National Security Advisor.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson signed off the figure on Wednesday – which will take the form of a pension contribution
Britain’s lead Brexit negotiator – David Frost – is due to take over as National Security Advisor, while No 10 continues to hunt to find a new head of the civil service.


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