Brexit Talks Sour With U.K. Slamming EU’s ‘Unworthy’ Offer

Boris Johnson’s chief Brexit negotiator accused the European Union of offering the U.K. only a “low-quality” trade deal as talks between the two sides descended into acrimony, Bloomberg News reported. In a dramatic intervention in the increasingly fractious negotiations over the future U.K.-EU relationship, David Frost complained the bloc is treating Britain as “unworthy” of a fair deal. He told his EU counterpart Michel Barnier to “think again.” The EU is demanding that the U.K. sign up to some of the bloc’s rules as the price for a trade deal that would give a large neighbor access to its single market of more than 450 million consumers. Barnier said last week Britain was “looking to maintain the benefits of being a member state, without the obligations.” Read more