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Brexit fishing fiasco: EU plot to keep access to UK waters exposed in leaked memo

Negotiations between Britain and the EU are on a knife-edge following a warning that there is still a “very, very wide gap” between the sides over the issue of fishing rights. As the talks resumed in Brussels this week, the UK’s chief Brexit negotiator David Frost said: “We’re working very hard to get a deal but there’s quite a lot to do.” Time has almost run out for the differences over future access to British waters, as well as state aid rules and oversight of any agreement, to be resolved.