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Brexit Negotiators Race to Reach Breakthrough as Time Runs Short

  • Talks to pause on Wednesday before resuming next week
  • Focus on getting fisheries, level playing field breakthrough
Michel Barnier as he continues negotiations in London, on Oct. 28.
Michel Barnier as he continues negotiations in London, on Oct. 28.Photographer: Leon Neal/Getty Images

Brexit negotiators will begin a brief break on Wednesday, with time running out for both sides to reach a breakthrough over their biggest disagreements.

The U.K. and EU teams, which have been working round the clock in Brussels since last week, each plan to hold internal discussions before formal talks resume in London on Sunday.