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Portrait of the week

Portrait of the Week: EU mandarins are suspiciously cheerful about Brexit

13 October 2018

9:00 AM

13 October 2018

9:00 AM

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EU officials were suspiciously cheerful over the prospects of Brexit negotiations running up to the next summit on 18 October. ‘I think there is a chance to have an accord by the end of the year,’ said Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council. Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, did a little dance in humorous emulation of Theresa May’s dance moves the week before at the Conservative party conference.

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