PM and EU chief set for face to face talks in bid to salvage Brexit trade deal

The Prime Minister is set for face-to-face talks with his European counterpart in a bid to salvage a post-Brexit trade deal after further negotiations failed to break the deadlock. Boris Johnson and European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen have agreed to meet in Brussels after a lengthy telephone call on Monday – their second in 48 hours – to take stock of the faltering negotiations..