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Brexit: UK negotiators 'to step up tempo' on new deal talks

Boris Johnson has promised a renewed effort to secure a deal with the EU before the Brexit deadline.The UK's Brexit negotiators will now meet their EU counterparts twice a week next month, in the run up to a crucial summit on October 17-18.It follows a backlash from MPs and opponents of a no-deal Brexit against the prime minister's decision to suspend Parliament next month.The EU said it expected the UK to come up with "concrete proposals". A European Commission spokesperson said its "doors remain open" and insisted it had "demonstrated our willingness to work 24/7 throughout this long process". Can the rebel alliance stop no-deal Brexit? Next week 'only chance' to act on no deal Brexit and Parliament: What just happened? Mr Johnso ...