'No need' for the UK to follow Brussels' rules: Boris Johnson

Pedro Gonçalves
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'No need' for the UK to follow Brussels' rules: Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson is expected to reject the EU's calls for continued alignment post-Brexit in a speech this Monday and call for a Canada-style free trade agreement, threatening to walk away if one cannot be struck. "There is no need for a free trade agreement to involve accepting EU rules on competition policy, subsidies, social protection, the environment, or anything similar, any more than the EU should be obliged to accept UK rules," he is set to say.  The UK prime minister will push for...

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