Blog: So long, and thanks for all the fish

While EU leaders may have finally reached an agreement over the long-term budget and a 55% emissions cut by 2030, paving the way for billions of euros in green investment, no amount of fudging has so far unblocked Brexit talks where fish and environmental standards are still standing in the way of a deal.

by Simon Pickstone
Boris Johnson holding aloft a cod in December 2019. Europe waits with baited breath to see whether the UK and EU can overcome their differences on post-Brexit fishing rights. Photo: Ben Stansall/WPA Pool/Getty Images
Boris Johnson holding aloft a cod in December 2019. Europe waits with baited breath to see whether the UK and EU can overcome their differences on post-Brexit fishing rights. Photo: Ben Stansall/WPA Pool/Getty Images

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