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The Brief from Brussels: Barnier takes up Brexit talks post


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The Brief from Brussels: Barnier takes up Brexit talks post

This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of all the day’s top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.

In this episode: Barnier gets his Brexit brief; Portugal is no longer under the EU’s microscope over public spending, and economy ministers talk reform in Brussels.

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Chief Brexit negotiator says a "no deal" is not an option