Brexit news latest- No Deal looking less likely as tensions boil over on fishing and NAVY threatened to be drafted in

THE EU’s chief Brexit negotiator has insisted a trade deal CAN be reached after Boris Johnson suggested No Deal was fast approaching.

It comes after the PM agreed to a list of compromises at the weekend.

Meanwhile, tensions on fishing boiled over after a fierce row broke out between French fishermen and the UK’s defence secretary.

Last week, No Deal was looking very likely, prompting furious French fishermen to threaten to block ports in protest.

Trawlermen said they would respond to being shut out of UK waters by stopping ferries carrying vital goods from entering major ports.

The UK’s defence secretary, Ben Wallace, said Britain was ready for “whatever is the challenge” and even warned the navy could be drafted in.

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