The EU and UK are locked in last-minute power play Time is running out for Brussels and London to reach a post-Brexit trade deal. UK and Japan race to reach free trade agreementDeal would put spotlight on viability of "Global Britain" Brexit talks head for October showdown (again)EU and UK remain a long way apart, making a September deal unlikely. EU, Britain trade blame after scant progress towards post-Brexit dealBritain and the European Union made scant progress towards a deal on future ties in talks this week, and their chief negotiators blamed each other for the stalemate as time ticks down to an end-of-year deadline. Flagging Brexit negotiations revive the specter of 'no deal' againAs trade talks with the European Union started to flag in June, Boris Johnson borrowed a phrase from a series of 1950s gasoline ads, promising he would "pu UK-EU trade talks are going backward and time is running outThe latest round of trade talks between Britain and the European Union has concluded without a breakthrough, leaving negotiators just two months to reach a deal and avoid further damage to businesses that have already been slammed by the coronavirus reces Brexit talks going backwards, says BarnierMichel Barnier has blamed Boris Johnson for the lack of progress in this week’s post-Brexit trade and security talks between Britain and the European Union.The EU’s lead negotiator said that he was Tom Peck: Boris Johnson's 'oven-ready’ Brexit deal has gone off, and it's the oven's faultOne again, there’s been no headway in the EU trade talks. Who’d have it any other way?