EU approves Brexit talks guidelines – updated

The European Union approved its guidelines on trade and other issues for its negotiations with the UK about post-Brexit relations, widely regarded as a key step in the process, the BBC reports. The guidelines give chief negotiator Michel Barnier the mandate to talk directly to the UK. The plan is to reach a broad political agreement by October after which the UK and European parliaments would consider it. Prime Minister Theresa May ... [+]

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