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David Davis 'to prepare for NO-DEAL' Brexit as EU refuses to budge on trade and transition,
The decision to prepare for a "no-deal" Brexit comes as Theresa May was left empty-handed this week after speaking to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron who have taken a hard line on talks.

The upcoming speech comes as Mrs May appealed to EU leaders to come to an agreement that everyone could "stand behind and defend to our people".

The Conservative leader has taken a stand against further concessions on payments to the EU until progress on trade and transition arrangements are made.

She said: "The clear and urgent imperative must be that the dynamic you create enables us to move forward together."

The refusal to negotiate or offer concessions has pushed the Prime Minister to prepare for every eventuality.

Mrs May has reportedly "stuck it" to EU leaders and had "something close to a row" with Jean-Claude Juncker as the EU continues in its stubborn Brexit behaviour, despite the generous €20billion (£18billion) offered to pay for future liabilities.

Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron are reportedly demanding the sum be increased as the leaders persist in halting the progress of talks.

The persistent efforts by the Prime Minister appear to be wearing the EU down as talks will be held today that will discuss a potential move towards trade and transition talks.

Theresa May arrived at the EU headquarters yesterday with a tough challenge of convincing leaders talks are ready to move on to the trade and future relationship phase.


She is under pressure to walk out of talks with Brussels bosses if they refuse to talk trade.

The UK's idea of a negotiation appears to be to seek to wear down the opposition by shouting "I want, I want, I want". The Express appears perplexed that the EU isn't rushing to agree to every new demand the UK comes up with.

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