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Britain’s May still seeks trade deal alongside Brexit talks, but EU leaders scoff

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Prime Minister Theresa May stuck to her guns in arguing that Britain should be allowed to line up a “comprehensive” free-trade deal with the European Union at the same time as it negotiates its departure from the bloc.
A day after EU leaders suggested after a summit in Brussels that May’s ambitions for the looming Brexit negotiations are unrealistic, the prime minister denied Sunday that she was in a “different galaxy” from them as she braced for what she predicted…

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