British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (centre) gestures as he walks with EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier (right) as they prepare to address a press conference in Brussels in October. Photo: AFPBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson (centre) gestures as he walks with EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier (right) as they prepare to address a press conference in Brussels in October. Photo: AFP
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (centre) gestures as he walks with EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier (right) as they prepare to address a press conference in Brussels in October. Photo: AFP

Britain and EU start ‘crucial’ round of post-Brexit trade talks after bout of barbs

  • Officials to spend week videoconferencing after last three rounds yielded little progress
  • British PM Boris Johnson has vowed not to extend 11-month transition period despite coronavirus crisis
Topic |   Brexit
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (centre) gestures as he walks with EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier (right) as they prepare to address a press conference in Brussels in October. Photo: AFPBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson (centre) gestures as he walks with EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier (right) as they prepare to address a press conference in Brussels in October. Photo: AFP
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (centre) gestures as he walks with EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier (right) as they prepare to address a press conference in Brussels in October. Photo: AFP
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