Brexit LIVE: Hopes of deal as EU lights working late into night despite ‘Christmas truce’

Brexit: Liz Truss says countries 'want to work with' the UK

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Britain and Brussels are considering pausing talks for Christmas, Politico reports.

But a picture was posted on Twitter of most of the lights still blazing at 10pm at the EU delegation in London building by the Telegraph’s chief political correspondent Christopher Hope.

Mr Hope suggested discussions could be continuing late into the night to finally resolve the Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland.


EU officials handed eye-watering pay rise

The EU gravy train has shown its true colours with a staggering 40,000 officials to get a massive wage boost in the middle of the pandemic.

Brussels’ bureaucrats are to receive a €200million (£170million) salary increase backdated to July 1 from a 1.9 percent pay rise, an EU Commission report seen by the German newspaper Bild reveals.

Michael Jäger, General Secretary of the European Taxpayers Association, criticised the pay rise as “the public sector shamelessly helping themselves”, sending the “absolutely wrong signal”.

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