Brexit news latest – Deal STILL possible, Barnier declares as EU hints at concessions within days in trade talks

A post-Brexit trade deal with the EU is STILL possible, Michel Barnier has declared.

Britain and the EU yesterday agreed to “go the extra mile” to reach a deal despite missing their latest deadline.

And Boris Johnson hinted Brexit talks could last right up until New Year’s Eve – the final day of the Brexit transition period – as he vowed Britain “won’t be walking away”.

“We are going to give every chance to this agreement … which is still possible,” Barnier told journalists on arriving to update envoys from the 27 EU countries in Brussels on the UK talks. “A good, balanced agreement.”

And analysis of the situation by the BBC’s Katya Adler suggested the EU is now hinting that concessions could be on the cards within the next few days as the end of the transition period looms.

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