Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, delivers a speech in the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg

EU working on last-gasp Brexit deal as Britain’s departure looms

  • Boris Johnson to have lunch with Irish PM on Thursday, while EU negotiator Michel Barnier expected to meet UK Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay on Friday
  • EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says talks have not come to irreparable standstill, despite Britain blaming bloc for not reaching agreement
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Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, delivers a speech in the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg
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