A Brexit lunch and an empty podium

A Brexit lunch and an empty podium
Copyright REUTERS/Yves Herman
Copyright REUTERS/Yves Herman
By Darren McCaffrey
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Walking in step but moving in opposite directions. Such was the cacaphony of protest that Boris Johnson's team decided against holding a joint news conference after talks with the Luxembourg prime minister.

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In Luxembourg where British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been facing criticism from protesters and his counterpart Xavier Bettel.

After lunch with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker , the British Prime Minister held Brexit talks with Mr Bettel -- then skipped out of a press conference they were both supposed to attend.

As our political editor Darren McCaffrey reports neither the public or the host were happy about Mr. Johnson's absence.

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